It can be tricky to shop for the special women in your life, but we’ve done a little exploring and found some Mother’s Day gifts sure to dazzle them all.
For the mom who loves to take pictures – and immediately display them – the Polaroid Original One Step+ does the trick. This fun and easy camera handles just like an original Polaroid, allowing your family photographer to share her favorite pics in real life as easily as online. With a 60-day battery life, self-timer mode and connectivity via Bluetooth to the Polaroids Originals app, moms can play with features like light painting and double exposure to give her shots an extra boost of creativity. Buy it here.
If the mother figure in your life loves to read but doesn’t have the time, give the gift of read-aloud stories, books and lectures of all kinds with an Audible subscription. Mom can enjoy listening in her car or virtually anywhere else – the free Audible app connects to any Apple or Android device, Kindle or Alexa-enabled device. With a trial membership she’ll get 30 days free, two audiobooks and two Audible Originals for starters. Then after the trial ends, she can look forward to three titles each month, including one audiobook and two Audible Originals. Buy it here.
Keep Mom cozy with these UPFEN Womens & Mens Slippers Memory Foam Comfort. With a rubber sole, breathable knit exterior and plush lining, these slippers also feature a high-density memory foam insole to make them the most comfortable footwear in their closet. They come in a range of different sizes and five different colors. Buy here.
Flowers are a classic Mother’s Day gift, and there’s no better place to order flower arrangements than 1-800-Flowers.com. But they don’t just offer flowers. Some other great ideas for Mother’s Day include chocolate-dipped strawberries, wine and cheese pairings, a tea-themed gift basket, Godiva chocolate towers, fruit bouquets and personalized keepsakes. If you can think of it, 1-800-Flowers probably already has a gift basket for it. You can even add a personalized note to your order to make sure Mom knows it’s from you. Save 25% on Mother’s Day Flowers and Gifts with the promo code 25AAA. Go now.
If your mom likes candles, she’ll love this Thank You, Mom Scented Candle from Homesick. Containing scents of bergamot, lavender and sage, this candle is made of an all-natural soy wax blend to ensure a cleaner burn. It has a burn time of 60-80 hours, and will help remind Mom that you’re thankful for all she does. Buy it here.
Who wouldn’t love to have stunning Le Creuset cookware? This set includes a 1.75-quart cast iron saucepan, 4-quart stoneware covered rectangular dish, 5.5-quart cast iron round Dutch oven, 8-quart enameled steel stock pot, 10.25-inch cast iron skillet, 5-piece silicone utensil set, wooden spoon and a cookbook entitled “The Cast Iron Way to Cook.” Comes with a lifetime warranty. Buy it here.
Where do you come from? DNA test kits are all the rage and are sure to be appreciated by a mom who’s interested in genealogy. But this 23andMe Health + Ancestry Service kit is so much more; it can also help you discover important health information. This personal genetic DNA test includes health predispositions, carrier status, wellness information, trait reports and ancestry composition. Just remember to consult with your doctor before making any personal health decisions based on this test. Buy it here.
Treat Mom to a gourmet meal. Don’t know where to go? You can find thousands of great restaurants on Restaurant.com. If you don’t want to eat out, you can also order in! Plus, you can save on Restaurant.com gift certificates with your AAA membership. Go now.
If you want to find a bottle of wine your mom will enjoy, try Winc’s online quiz. It’s only a minute long, and it helps Winc determine someone’s tastes, palate and preferences. With a Winc subscription, Mom will get four bottles a month delivered right to her doorstep. You can save $26 off your first order, plus free shipping to boot. Not available in Rhode Island. Go now.
For the artist at heart, you can’t go wrong with the right adult coloring book. And for moms who tend to stay busy every waking moment, these might even be therapeutic. There’s a wide assortment available, but if the mom you have in mind happens to be on the move a lot (or just enjoys dreaming of future travels), we’re sold on the Lonely Planet Ultimate Travel Coloring Book, the perfect remedy for lengthy layovers, unexpected weather delays or just an exceptionally long wait at the DMV. Buy it here. Add these colored pencils if you’d like.
Looking for a unique gift for someone who loves puzzles? The Mystic Maze, a 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle from the Magic Puzzle Company, takes you on an adventure filled with secret stories, detailed vignettes and Easter eggs as you assemble the pieces. The best part? At the end of the puzzle, you get to open an envelope that contains a secret “magic trick.” Buy it here.
For moms on the move who like to stay hydrated, the Asobu FlavourUSee Stainless Steel Fruit Infuser Water Bottle is ideal. BPA-free and double wall insulated with a see-through center, this water bottle keeps your drinking water tasty with the essence of your favorite fruits and herbs while keeping any bulk pulp out. Keeps your beverage cool for 12 hours, available in five gorgeous colors. Buy it here.
Sometimes the best gift is the gift of a new experience. Besides, there’s nothing your mom wants more than some quality time with you. When Mom is ready to dive back into all her favorite things, remember to save with AAA Tickets. Get savings of up to 40% at concerts, theme parks, virtual events, museums, attractions and more! You can go to AAA.com/Tickets for exclusive tickets and savings. Go now.
Help Mom stay organized on the go with this handy ZTUJO Felt Insert Bag Organizer. No more shuffling through the bottomless pit of a messy purse to find her keys or lip balm! With four sizes available, this organizer fits precisely into any purse or handbag to keep things upright and at her fingertips. Comes in 13 different colors. Buy it here.
Is Mom sick of cooking the same old recipes over and over again? Home Chef is a convenient solution for those who are looking to spice up their kitchen. AAA members can save on Home Chef, a subscription box that provides everything you need to create delicious meals from home, from fresh ingredients to step-by-step instructions. It’s like a cooking class and a never-ending food festival, all in one. Go now.
Everybody loves a good massage. This Shiatsu Neck Massager is the perfect Mother’s Day gift idea for a mom who needs some rest and relaxation. The ergonomic design and eight deep-tissue kneading nodes make this heated massage a truly luxurious experience. Buy it here.
Even the busiest moms can spare five minutes to shake themselves free of stress. Encourage a harried mom to unplug from her tech and get mindful with this psychotherapist-authored book, penned by a specialist in stress-related disorders and mindfulness-based therapy. Offering over 60 realistic break ideas including the three-breath hug, “Breathe, Mama, Breathe” uses wisdom, humor and compassion to teach moms how to master meditation and savor the best moments of life. Buy it here.
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Which of these gifts will the moms in your life love? Are you a mom? What’s the best gift you’ve ever received? Let us know in the comments below.