When you’re making a list and checking it twice, there’s one person who is always at the top: Mom. Most people have a pretty long holiday shopping list, but she always gets top priority because she deserves an extra special gift. When it comes to shopping for the best Christmas gift for mom, not any old present will do. After all, she’s the one who has done so much for you year after year, so finding the perfect present is important — but also a lot of pressure! One key to making it a lot easier on yourself is to quit procrastinating and give yourself plenty of time.
That’s why we’re sharing a few of the best Christmas gifts for mom to help you jump-start your shopping. The best gifts are the ones that speak to her personality and showcase the gratitude she deserves. In scouring the internet, we found tons of the best Christmas gifts for moms of all kinds, so you’ll be all set.
Brooklinen Super-Plush Robe
BEST PRESENT TO PAMPER MOM
Mom may have a robe — but she most definitely doesn’t have one this soft and spa-like. Brooklinen made this robe to mimic the feel of their super soft plush towels which are a consumer favorite. This robe is made of 100% Turkish Cotton, features deep pockets and a waist tie. Reviewers have said “…this robe is like wearing a nice soft blanket,” and what mom doesn’t deserve to walk around feeling comfy and luxurious?!
Harper + Ari Exfoliating Sugar Cubes
BEST GIFT FOR SELF-CARE
You can’t put a price on self-care, which every busy mom needs more of. These sugar cubes sets were the “it” gifts for mom last year, but we love them so much we’ve named them the best gifts for mom in 2020, too. They’re the perfect present to help mom get that much-deserved R&R. These six exfoliating cubes are enriched with shea butter and aloe vera and they soften in water for a super soothing experience. Who needs a trip to the spa? Not your mom, if she has these.
BEST FOR THE MOM IN A BOOK CLUB
Kindles aren’t just some of the best Christmas gifts of 2020, they’re also the best gifts for moms who love to read so much they’re running out of room on the bookshelf. Mom will love downloading her favorite best-sellers and magazines on her new waterproof Kindle Paperwhite, so she’s never stuck without a good read on her next commute or vacation. To take it up a notch, gift the e-reader along with a Kindle Unlimited gift card so she can get to reading right away.
Bambusi Cheese Board and Knife Set
BEST FOR THE HOSTESS
As your hostess with the mostess, mom probably already knows, no party is complete without a cheeseboard. This one is practically a party all by itself. Crafted from bamboo, the cheese plate has grooved borders to hold crackers, nuts or olives, plus it has a hidden drawer with four stainless steel cheese knives with bamboo handles.
Ornerx Decorative Cactus Tea Light Candles 6 Pcs
BEST FOR THE CACTUS-LOVING MOM
If she has more cacti and succulents than you can count, then this is one of the best Christmas gifts for mom. She won’t have to worry about getting pricked by any cactus thorns, either! This charming set of cactus tea lights comes with six candles — with three different designs — in metal tealight holders. They’re perfect for sprucing up a table setting or whatever mom wants to liven up. The unscented paraffin wax candles have about half an hour of burning time.
Nutribullet 600W Nutrient Extractor
BEST FOR THE JUICER
If mom has been on a juice or smoothie kick, this will keep her on that healthy path. The Nutribullet claims to be the fastest, easiest smoothie maker out there. She can fill it up with everything from nuts to veggies and fruits, then it’ll whip up her favorite drink in seconds with its powerful 600-watt motor and nutrient-extraction stainless steel blades.
PeeperSpecs Women’s Blue Light Filtering Reading Glasses
BEST FOR THE TECHIE MOM
When mom can’t get enough screen time, she is overdue for a pair of blue light glasses. These take it up a notch by doubling as reading glasses, making them one of the best Christmas gifts for mom in 2020. And did we mention how chic they are? These Oprah-approved glasses filter 40%+ of high-energy (HEV) blue light from digital devices, so screens won’t take such a toll on her peppers, as well as 99.9% of UVA and UVB light. They’re also anti-reflective, with seven layers of coating on the lens surface to reduce eye strain and glare, plus have an anti-scratch coating.
UGG Pom Fleece Lined Crew Sock
BEST FOR THE ALWAYS BAREFOOT MOM
Keep mom’s tootsies warm with these delightfully toasty fleece-lined socks. They can work as slippers around the house or on extra frigid days she can wear them out under a pair of boots. The adorable pom-pom drawstring add a fun detail and the pull-on style makes them easy to take on and off.
Slip Pure Silk Sleep Mask
BEST FOR THE MOM WHO DESERVES MORE SLEEP
Since you can’t gift your mom more ZZZ’s, give her the next best thing. This silk sleep mask is the perfect bedtime accessory to guarantee some solid shut-eye. This mask also comes in several different fun patterns including a watermelon print, leopard, pink marble and more, so you can pick out a mask that’ll match mom’s PJs.
LORAC Unzipped Gold Shimmer & Matte Eye Shadow Palette
BEST FOR THE MAKEUP MAVEN
Moms who are always looking for fresh additions to their makeup bag will be thrilled by this pretty eyeshadow palette. The gold theme means it flatters all skin tones! It has 10 rich shades in a mix of mattes and shimmers, all with major staying power. To help it last even longer and keep her look intact, it comes with a Behind the Scenes Eye Primer. LORAC’s eyeshadows blend like a dream and smooth right onto skin sans any tugging.
A Kids Book About Collection
OPRAH’S FAVORITE THINGS 2020
This book series is centered on creating beautiful, accessible and kid-friendly books that ignite empowering, challenging and crucial conversations for children and their parents. Gift a few to your mom friends, new moms you know or buy a few to enjoy with your own child. There’s a time and place to start discussing racism, money, failure, gratitude and other important topics with your young one — and these books can help jumpstart this process.
Softies Women’s Ultra Soft Marshmallow Slouch Turtleneck
OPRAH’S FAVORITE THINGS 2020
This is the ultimate cozy sweater/loungewear dress for winter and is a perfect gift for her. Give your mom the gift of comfort with this large turtleneck dress that’s great for wearing around the house. It has a heathered design with a ribbed knit fabric and a turtleneck for extra warmth. She can wear it at home or pair it with some jeans, boots and a jacket for errand runs in the new year.
Kate Spade New York Large Dome Umbrella
BEST FOR THE TREND SETTER
If mom is always one step ahead of the fashion trends, then she probably knows clear plastic umbrellas are all the rage these days. Keep her and her outfit of the day chic and dry with this stylish version by Kate Spade. To add to its cuteness, it has “love is in the air” written in black script. The dome umbrella design offers maximum coverage, plus its curved handle makes it comfortable to hold and it’s easy to open and close.
Sagaform Wine Carafe with Oak Stopper
BEST FOR THE ASPIRING SOMMELIER
Whether Mom can tell you all about the history of Pinot Noir or she just loves to uncork any bottle, this elegant Sagaform Wine Carafe with Oak Stopper will instantly class up her collection. Made from mouthblown glass, it will aerate her wine to perfection with its functional bowl that allows it to breathe. Plus, it’ll look so pretty on her bar. Dishwasher safe and lead-free, it’s a gift she’ll raise her glass to again and again.
LIGHTSHARE 16Inch 36LED Cherry Blossom Bonsai Light
BEST FOR THE PLANT-CHALLENGED MOM
A green thumb is a gift that not everyone possesses. If your mom’s thumb is more black than green, this is the perfect plant for her. She’ll never have to worry if it has enough sunshine or water, since the faux cherry blossom bonsai tree is a light source on its own. The pretty plant is adorned with 36 LED light clear flowers that give off a warm white glow. Standing 16 inches tall, it’s great as an indoor or outdoor piece. Battery operated (with four AA batteries) with a plug-in electric option, the timer automatically sets its for six hours on and 18 hours off.
RSVP Spice Rack with Glass Spice Tube Set
BEST FOR THE COOK
Mom can spice things up in the kitchen on so many levels with this strikingly cool spice rack tube set. It’ll spice up her décor and her cooking. The set comes with a chrome wire rack and 10 glass tubes that have a natural cork stopper for airtight freshness. However, spices aren’t included, so you can add your own to the gift box to really impress Mom.
OPI Holiday 2020 Shine Bright Collection
BEST FOR THE MANI LOVER
Spread some holiday cheer to mom’s tips with this holiday nail polish set by OPI. At-home manicures are more popular than ever, so give mom’s nail polish collection a fresh infusion. This limited edition set includes 10 mini lacquers in a range of shades — from neutrals to bold brights to shimmers — that have major staying power and will resist chips for up to seven days.
Brook + Bay Women’s Ear Muffs
BEST FOR KEEPING MOM WARM
Help mom stay toasty and cozy on even the coldest winter days with these delightful earmuffs. They’ll keep her ears warm without messing up her hair. The winter headband fits everyone, plus the earmuffs are foldable so she can easily fit them inside her bag. They come in a range of colors in either wool cable knit or natural faux fur, so you can find just the right pair for her.
Weddingstar Washable Cloth Face Mask Black Modern Floral
BEST STOCKING STUFFER
In the year of COVID-19, face masks are still a must, so when it comes to practical presents, this is one of the best Christmas gifts for mom and an ideal stocking stuffer. Not any old face mask is suitable, and this one is both pretty and functional. It has five layers to protect her from allergens, particles and pollutants, plus she can insert a disposable filter (sold separately) for extra protection. To keep her comfy while wearing the face mask, it has adjustable ear straps and a flexible wire noseband. The cotton and rayon-blend mask is machine washable, making it easy to care for.
Nostalgia Indoor Electric Stainless Steel S’mores Maker
BEST FOR THE HAPPY CAMPER
If your mom is happiest in a tent, you can bring the camping experience to her in the cold winter months with this indoor s’mores maker. And even if she’s not an outdoorswoman, she’ll love the idea of roasting marshmallows from the living room. The tabletop electric flameless heater takes out all the fuss — not to mention cutting wood for an open flame — but still toasts marshmallows to perfection. The set comes with two stainless steel roasting forks. Campfire stories not included.
Kate Spade New York Scattered Flowers Case for AirPods
BEST FOR THE AIRPOD ADDICT
If your mom always has her AirPods in for work calls, Zooms, working out to her favorite music and basically every other occasion in her life, she needs to upgrade her AirPods case. This charming one from Kate Spade will do the trick. Covered in flowers, it makes a style statement and even doubles as a keychain so she has them on her at all times. The case protects her AirPods from drops and any impact, plus it’s compatible with wireless charging without having to take them out of the case. It fits both AirPods 1 and 2.
Unwind Lavender Gift Set
BEST FOR THE STRESSED OUT MOM
Who doesn’t have a stressed-out mom right now? That’s what makes the Unwind Lavender Gift Set one of the best Christmas gifts for mom in 2020, the most stressful year ever. Even after a harried day, aromatherapy will help her get into peaceful slumber mode. She can get started by setting up the self-watering system in the bamboo pot and planting the non-GMO lavender seeds. While she waits for her flowers to bloom, she can light the soy blend candle and inhale the relaxing scent of flowers and cedarwood. Just before bed, she’ll want to spritz her pillow with the lavender, citrus, cedarwood and ylang-ylang spray for sweet dreams and put on the soft cotton eye mask to block out light.
Amazon Echo Show 5
BEST GIFT TO STAY CONNECTED
The Amazon Echo Show is our favorite smart assistant, but it’s also an especially good gift for mom. This smart display is perfect for individuals new to smart home tech but anxious to give it a go. It’s a user-friendly and easy-to-install device that combines all the great features of an Amazon Echo Dot with a 5.5″ smart display. Mom can bring up recipes, play music, view photos from friends and family or even watch a movie using nothing but voice commands. But best of all? You and mom can stay in touch using the bigger screen for more personal video calls so you can feel close to mom even if a visit isn’t in the cards any time soon.
Geometric Plated Jewelry Tray
BEST FOR JEWELRY ADDICTS
Every mom has trinkets and jewels she wants to show off and this geometric jewelry tray lets her do that in style. It’s tre chic! Perfect for stashing rings, earrings, bracelets and small items like lipsticks, it’s practically an accessory itself — and much more unique than a plain tray. Made from brass-plated wire, the base of the tray is lined in neutral-hued linen to let her pieces pop, making it one of the best gifts for mom.
Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist
BEST FOR ASPIRING MIXOLOGISTS
Sure to be a hit at her next book club meeting, this delightful book pairs a killer cocktail with popular tomes. The easy recipes mean mom can execute any drink while brushing up on great reads. Plus, the tongue-in-cheek libation names are entertaining. There’s Drankenstein, The Wonderful Blizzard of Oz, Romeo and Julep, Paradise Sauced and Rye and Prejudice, to name a few.
Non-Slip Yoga Mat
BEST FOR THE YOGI
A yogi can always use a fresh yoga mat, this non-slip exercise mat is a top seller on Amazon for good reason. The textured surface provides extra traction so she won’t have to worry about sliding during down dog. At a quarter of an inch thick, it has enough cushion to be comfortable and is made from lightweight foam that’s easy to carry to class. Aside from yoga, it’s also great for Pilates or any other mat-based workout.
Koala Head Planter
BEST FOR THE PLANT MOM
Help your mom up her succulent game with this adorable planter. Designed for mini air plants and succulents, it can fit up to a two-inch pot inside. They’re crafted in Italy from yarn, so you know they’re good koala-ty. (See what we did there?)
BEST FOR THE PUZZLE LOVER
This puzzle literally rocks. Each geode puzzle, just like real agate, has its very own pattern, shape and colors. To make them as realistic as possible, a special simulation program creates an image by layering color from the puzzle’s edge, an algorithm provides the puzzle piece patterns and the pieces are laser cut with the help of computer-guided cutter shapes from birch plywood. In other words, it’s really intricate — and really tough to put together! But its beauty will keep mom going.
Street Level Reversible Faux Leather Tote & Wristlet
BEST FOR THE MOM WITH TOO MANY TOTES
If your mom is always lugging around a tote bag or two or three, give her a major bag upgrade with this super soft faux-leather tote. It’s roomy enough that it’s the only bag she’ll need, plus it’s classic and sophisticated. A major bonus is the bag is reversible — it’s ivory on the other side — so it’ll truly go with every one of her ensembles. It comes with a matching removable wristlet to help keep all her items organized; she’ll never have to root around for her keys or phone.
Bubble Tea Kit
BEST FOR THE BUBBLE TEA LOVER
No one can blame your mom if she’s addicted to the sweet stuff. Thanks to this DIY kit, she no longer has to head to a cafe to get her fix. It comes with everything she needs to make a hot or cold batch on her own: two flavors of tea — classic black and rooibos chai — tapioca pearls, and two reusable stainless steel straws. All she needs is milk unless she prefers it black.
Ray-Ban Standard Original 58mm Aviator Sunglasses
BEST FOR THE FASHIONISTA MOM
Every fashion-forward mom has a solid pair of sunnies — or 20 — at her disposal. Ray Ban’s Standard Original 58mm Aviator Sunglasses are the perfect pair to add to her collection since aviators will never go out of fashion. Make your mom feel young again with these stylish shades. We’re confident she’ll love the way she looks wearing these.
BEST FOR THE ARTISTIC MOM
No matter if your mom is a budding Picasso or just starting to experiment as an artist, she’ll be thrilled with this watercolor set. Made from laser-cut plywood, its clever design helps her stay organized while getting creative. There’s a place for everything, including brushes, palettes, paper and water. It’s practically a work of art in itself!
DIY Mochi Ice Cream Kit
BEST FOR THE MOM WITH A SWEET TOOTH
There’s no need to go to Japan to get this traditional dessert when mom can just make it at home. Mochi is a party of textures — it’s chewy on the outside and like ice cream on the inside — and it isn’t as tough to make as you’d think. The kit comes with all you need to make 32 mochis and best of all it doesn’t require much skill in the kitchen. The only tough part is deciding which flavor to eat first: matcha green tea or cocoa powder.
Gorjana Power Gemstone Bracelet
BEST FOR THE BRACELET STACKER
If your mom was always a fan of a great bracelet stack, she was way ahead of the trend with this look. Add another bauble to her collection with this pretty bracelet made with semiprecious stones. There are four varieties to choose from, so select a stone just for her to make it personal. This one features Lapis, symbolizing wisdom and good judgment. Plus, the bracelet is adjustable, so it’ll fit any wrist.
BEST FOR THE VEGETARIAN
Meatless Mondays will be much more fun and delicious with this tofu press around. It presses the water out of raw bean curd with a twofer effect: Tofu will absorb way more marinade and come out crispier when you fry it, making it soft in the middle but crispy on the outside. That’s what’s known as perfect tofu! It takes about 15 to 20 minutes for the tofu press to work its magic, so mom can prep the rest of the meal while it’s in action.
MSC International Joie Hoot Owl Loose Leaf Tea Infuser
BEST FOR TEA DRINKERS
This charming stainless steel tea infuser is a thoughtful gift for any tea-loving mom, who is sure to find it a hoot. The charm-like infusers are easy to fill with any loose leaf tea, and the attached chain makes steeping hassle-free. These are an eco-friendly alternative to disposable tea bags, and she’ll find her tea is just as flavorful. Plus, since they’re stainless steel, they’re easy to clean and won’t retain any odor or flavor from past usage.
Zen Breeze Essential Oil Diffuser
BEST FOR RELAXING
Give mama a new way to enjoy her essential oils with this cool mist diffuser. True to its name, it’ll certainly bring her a much-needed sense of Zen. It has an adjustable timer for one, three or six hours and automatic shut off for safety. All she has to do is add her favorite essential oils and relax.
Kate Spade Earrings
BEST FOR THE GLAM MOM
If your mom loves to add a little sparkle, these Kate Spade earrings will do the trick. The black hue is a fun change from white shimmering earrings, plus they will go with any outfit. The studs are made of gold-plated metal and come with a dust bag to keep her new jewels safe.
ghd Helios Hair Dryer
BEST FOR THE BLOW-OUT QUEEN
Thanks to coronavirus, getting a blowout these days isn’t as easy or as fun as it used to be. Bring the salon to your mom by getting her a pro-level hairdryer so she can master the DIY situation. Incredibly lightweight, it has a contoured nozzle and works at 75 miles per hour, concentrating airflow to make hair dry faster. Ergonomically designed and featuring aerodynamic technology, it delivers precise control and leaves you with shiny, salon-level strands.
MICHAEL Michael Kors Women’s Jet Set Cross Body Bag
BEST FOR THE FASHIONISTA
Mom knows the secret to a perfect OOTD is a great bag — even if she doesn’t know what OOTD stands for. A cross-body black leather bag is one that she can wear everywhere with everything. The fact that this one is designed by Michael Kors makes it even better. Made from Saffiano leather, it has an adjustable shoulder strap and a three-pocket interior to keep her purse organized.
Knock Knock What I Love About Mom Book
MOST SENTIMENTAL GIFT
This simple, easy-to-fill-in journal will prompt you to share special sentiments with your mom in a way that’s not intimidating, yet incredibly meaningful. While she reads through the pages that contain nostalgic notes, from quirky to complimentary, she’ll be too distracted sniffling and tearing up to even notice you loading up on the brownie points.
La Chatelaine Luxury Soap Collection
BEST MADE-IN-FRANCE GIFT
Many of the best gifts for mom are sophisticated without forcing you to break the bank. This gift set features six French-made, luxury soaps and it includes beautiful blends like gardenia, coconut milk, lemon verbena, cherry almond, shea, and wild fig. Your Paris-loving la mère will adore it, and you can also snag a set for yourself or dish the soaps out as stocking stuffers. Even better, these soaps were one of Oprah’s favorite things in 2019.
The Bouqs ‘All the Rage’ Tulip Bouquet
MOST FOOLPROOF GIFT
You can never go wrong with sending mom a bouquet of flowers to remind her you’re thinking of her. This bright bouquet of rainbow tulips is guaranteed to brighten her day and put a smile on her face. The Bouqs offers expedited shipping so it’ll make it look like you’ve been planning for weeks in advance.
‘Best Mom Ever’ Makeup Bag
BEST REMINDER MOM’S THE BEST
Let your mom carry her favorite beauty essentials in style when she’s on the go with this charming makeup bag. She’ll adore the message and how much she can stash inside. Printed in the US on 100% cotton canvas, the chic black zipper keeps all of her mainstays safely stored for touchups at any time.
Moonlight Makers Funny Tote Bags & Dish Towels
BEST FOR PUN LOVERS
Moonlight Makers has an entire line of pun-believable dish towels and tote bags. Each product features fun line drawings and food-related puns like “Turnip the beet” or “Gouda vibes only.” While we’re partial to the beet-based towel ourselves, have fun picking the perfect pun dishtowel for your Mom. Check out the entire line here.
Bearaby Cotton Napper
BEST WEIGHTED BLANKET
Weighted blankets are one of the top Christmas gifts for mom in 2020, a year when we all spent a little more time at home on the couch. And when it comes to weighted blankets, there’s one brand that rises above the rest. Bearby makes washable cotton blankets that come in a ton of attractive colors. Yes, they’re expensive, but we’re confident your mom will love these cozy blankets as much as we do. (We recommend the 15-pound blanket.)
Click & Grow Indoor Herb Garden System
BEST FOR CHEFS
We’ve recommended these Click & Grow Indoor Herb Garden systems before, and there’s a reason you’ll find these in countless kitchens around the world. Click & Grow provides pre-planted pods containing dozens of popular herbs and veggies, and the Smart Garden 3 makes it easy to grow these plants right on your kitchen counter. The LED lights provide all the energy these plants need to thrive, and mom will have her own garden of fresh basil, cilantro and grape tomatoes in no time. You can choose the vegetables and herbs, but each smart garden comes with three basil pods to get started. If your Mom loves to cook, then this is one of the best gifts of the year.
Ugg Fluff Yeah Genuine Shearling Slide
BEST FOR THE MOM WITH COLD FEET
If your mom’s toes are always chilly, these chic slippers will keep them toasty in style. Made from cozy genuine shearling, the open-toe slingbacks are no ordinary slipper. They have a lightweight platform sole to give her a height boost and can be worn inside and outdoors. These bold slippers are the perfect replacement for your mom’s Crocs.
Catbird Summer in Italy Water Perfume
BEST FOR THE GLOBETROTTER
When you can’t take your mom to Italy (and, right now, you can’t take anyone to Italy), this fine-misting water perfume is the next best thing. It’ll transport her to summer in Rome with notes of orange blossom and honey. A few whiffs will have her feeling like she is basking under the Tuscan sun in an olive grove or zipping past the Colosseum on a scooter.
Sophie Bille Brahe Velvet Jewelry Box
BEST FOR THE JEWELRY LOVER
No matter if her jewelry style is delicate or daring, she needs a place to stash all of her favorite rings, bracelets and earrings. This pastel pink velvet jewelry box is a treasure in itself. The luxe satin interior will keep her jewels safe, while the elegant tassel on the outside gives major Marie Antoinette vibes. Make it even more sumptuous by stashing a new piece of jewelry for mom inside.
Angela Caglia Rose Quartz Gua Sha Lifting Tool
BEST FOR THE MOM WHO NEEDS PAMPERING
Mover over jade rollers — it’s all about gua sha now. Based on the ancient Chinese ritual, the tool is meant to be gently massaged on the neck, hairline, chin, cheeks and eyes to ease muscle tension and improve circulation and lymphatic drainage. This one is made from rose quartz to bring love, happiness and healing.
Nordstrom Lingerie Moonlight Short Pajamas
BEST FOR THE LOUNGER
When mom lives for lazy Sundays, she needs plenty of PJs for the part, and this pair will keep her carefree and comfy. The fun spin on classic men’s pajamas is made in a soft, light knit. What mom will love even more is they were made in a HERproject factory, which builds partnerships to encourage female empowerment and gender equality.
Personalized Vertical Bar Necklace Coordinate Jewelry
BEST PERSONALIZED GIFT
It’s not like mom will ever forget where you were born, but this necklace is a pretty way of wearing a reminder. It can be personalized with any coordinates, so you can pick where you were born or a place that is significant to you both. Or, you could opt for a special message or name. To make it even more customized, you can pick the metal finish — gold, silver or rose gold.
Women’s Mama Bear T-Shirt
BEST FOR MAMA BEARS
Every mom who is a mama bear in every sense needs this T-shirt in her life. Besides loving the cute message, she’ll adore how soft and cozy the tee is — it’s made from ringspun cotton for extra comfort. Plus, it was designed and printed in the US.
Stemless Copper Wine Glasses
BEST FOR THE WINE LOVER
Glassware is key for a sophisticated evening of drinking at home. These feminine copper wine glasses have a modern feel thanks to the stemless design and geometric copper-dipped sides. This set makes for a lovely gift to charm your mom for Christmas, her birthday or any reason at all.
Butterfly Rose Tea Cup
BEST FOR THE MOM WHO LOVES TEA TIME
This dainty cup is so striking that Mom might be inspired to throw her own afternoon tea party to show it off. The clear glass mug can also be used as décor if she insists it’s too pretty to drink from. Of course, it works equally well for coffee, too. The enamel mug is adorned with butterfly and rose flower designs, all handmade, making it one of a kind. That exclusivity and individuality make it one of the best gifts for mom! It comes with a matching spoon so she can add sugar and literally stir things up in style.
Fred Sloths on a Vine Picture Hangers
BEST FOR THE SNAP-HAPPY MOM
If you can’t get your mom to stop posting family pictures on Facebook and everywhere else, then this is the ultimate gift for mom. She can hang up her favorite snapshots IRL with these cute sloths on a vine. Each package includes six sloths with a 36-inch “vine.” The sloths are in three different poses, giving her even more cuteness to enjoy. To make it personalized, gift it to Mom with great family photos already selected by you. She’ll love the extra touch!
Murphy & Daughters Cucumber Bath Salts
BEST FOR THE LUXE-LOVING MA
This beautiful bath salts gift comes in a classy container that your mom will save long after the salts are gone. This cucumber version features a floral design on a metallic, teal backdrop (there are eight different scents and styles to choose from), and the sun-dried Australian salts contain skin-restoring and detoxifying minerals to nourish and renew skin. Oprah also selected these bath salts as one of her favorite things in 2019, and if they’re good enough for Oprah, they’re good enough for momma.
Instant Pot Duo
BEST FOR THE MOM WHO COOKS
With more than 37,000 rave Amazon reviews, it’s no wonder why the Instant Pot is a perennial best gift for mom. It speeds up the cooking process and also retains more nutrition thanks to limiting the amount of time food is exposed to heat. Plus, she’ll gain access to the Instant Pot app which provides over a thousand recipes, though chances are she’ll know just what to do with it! The multi-use programmable pressure cooker offers seven functions so your mom can steam, warm, slow-cook, or sauté her (and let’s be honest, your) meals. It makes yogurt, too. For all these reasons and more, the Instant Pot is absolutely one of the best gifts for moms in 2020.
Mixology & Craft Bartender Kit
BEST FOR LOVERS OF A STRONG DRINK
If tea isn’t really her thing, try this 10-piece mixology kit. Each kit comes with a cocktail shaker, strainer, mixing spoon, double lever corkscrew, ice tongs and more to ensure your mom has all the tools she needs to whip up her favorite cocktails. What’s more, the set comes in this included bamboo stand for a clean presentation. Try these mixology books and martini glasses, too.
Modern Innovations Marble Wine Cooler
BEST BUDGET-FRIENDLY GIFT
A stylish marble wine cooler like this can be used as a rose-chiller in the summer and a flower or utensil holder in the winter. To use, store the cooler in the fridge for a few hours prior to entertaining. Then, when you’re ready to open and chill your wine, simply take the cooler out, set it on the table and let the marble’s natural temperature retaining properties keep your drink looking cool and elegant. And at under $25, this is one of the most budget-friendly gifts for mom.
La Jolie Muse Scented Soy Candle Set
BEST FOR MOMS WHO CHILL
Soft candlelight and relaxing scents are a great way to unwind. This set comes with four candles, with scents of white jasmine and mint, aquamarine, orange cinnamon clover and Himalaya cedarwood. Each candle is crafted from pure soy wax and premium cotton to create an eco-friendly and cruelty-free burn. If your mom is the type to come home from a long day, light some candles, and unwind with a hot bath or glass of wine, she’ll love these scented candles from La Jolie.
Natural Spa Bath Bomb Gift Set
BEST FOR THE BATH LOVER
Inspire your hardworking mom to take some self-care time with a bath bomb gift set. Beautifully wrapped, each bath bomb is crafted from natural and rejuvenating ingredients like essential oils, shea butter, and dead sea salt. Handmade, vegan, and organic, this is a gift she’ll feel good about using. Don’t be surprised if she asks for more next year.
Framebridge Custom Frames
BEST FOR MOMS EVERYWHERE
This is one of our favorite gift ideas for 2020, but it’s especially perfect for mom. The best gifts for moms speak to the special relationship you have, which is why these framed photos are the perfect gift idea. Framebridge lets you turn your smartphone pictures into beautiful, wall-ready portraits. Choose a frame of your choice, upload a favorite photo, and have the frame and photo print shipped to you. Don’t settle for a gift card; surprise your mom with a personal gift that she’ll treasure for years to come.