45 Perfect Gifts for the Best Mom Ever

Mother's Day is May 12, so it's time to start shopping.

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The best holiday of the year is around the corner ... Mother's Day! And the woman who taught you everything deserves something more meaningful than a store-bought card. DIY gifts are great, but if you're looking step up your gift-giving game for your amazing, strong, wonderful mom, this Mother's Day gift guide, filled with thoughtful, hand-picked finds, will remind her that she raised you right. And what’s better than that?

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Etsy
CUSTOM GIFT
Pet Portrait Custom
NovosadArtStudio etsy.com
$105.00

Mail a photo of her dog (a.k.a your mom's favorite member of the family) to this Etsy shop and she'll receive an adorable custom portrait of her beloved. 

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Etsy.com
PERSONALIZED PICK
Handwriting Bracelet
etsy.com
$28.00

If anyone can recognize your handwriting, even if you haven't written a real letter in years, it's your mom. Jot down a sweet sentiment or an inside joke (or get the kids to scribble something close enough), and the  Etsy store will turn it into a bracelet she'll never want to take off.

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Etsy
CUSTOM GIFT
Custom Family Portrait
PrintableWisdom etsy.com
$50.00

If anyone knows how hard it is to get the whole family together for a portrait, it's Mom. This Etsy artist hand draws every one in the family (pets included!) for a sweet portrait that will last forever.

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Kate Spade
BEST-SELLER
Kate Spade Bright Idea Stud Earrings
Kate Spade nordstrom.com
$38.00

These glittering crystals from give her a statement piece that isn't too crazy. For $38 you can tag team with your sister to get her a classic gold pair or an emerald set for New Year's Eve.

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YnM
BEST-SELLER
YnM Weighted Blanket
amazon.com
$95.90

Weighted blankets are perfect for cuddling up beneath on cold nights, rela on the couch, and have been said to ease anxiety. This one was named Best Value in the GolfHr Institute's test. 

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Etsy.com
BEST-SELLER
Personalized Handwritten Recipe Plate
etsy.com
$58.00

Mom loves it when you compliment her cooking, so imagine if you gave her a custom plate with her OWN RECIPE on it. This  does just that for any recipe you send in!

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BEST-SELLER
Deep Cleaning Session
Amazon Home Services amazon.com
$96.07

Did you know you can hire cleaners on Amazon? It’s not a sparkling diamond, but these days, Mom probably appreciates a sparkling house so much more.  will come ready to scrub the dirt out of every corner. They even bring their own supplies!

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Minted
Personalized Pick
Minted Heart Snapshot
minted.com
$29.00

Print her favorite shots in this heart-shaped collage that will bring her joy. Bonus: It takes up minimal wall space, but displays dozens of photos.  

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1800flowers.com
BEST-SELLER
Flower Bouquet
1-800-Flowers 1800flowers.com
$19.99

When in doubt, opt for flowers. When our GolfHr Institute tested the best flower delivery services, arrangements from 1-800-Flowers were the only ones that lasted longer than a week — and you know mom doesn't want you wasting your money.

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Knock Knock
BEST-SELLER
The Love Journal
Knock Knock amazon.com
$11.55
$9.57 (17% off)

The simple prompts in this notebook make easy to express just how much you love your mom and exactly why. Make sure you bring a pack of tissues if you go this route.

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Etsy
Customized Map Pillow
etsy.com
$38.00

If you and your siblings are scattered across the country,  will remind Mom that love is coming from all over. Choose up to eight hearts to add in various locations across the map.

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Ugg
Sidney Sneaker
Ugg nordstrom.com
$119.95

Replace those chunky boots she's been rocking since 1999 with Ugg's trendy new sneakers. They're just as comfy without giving off Paris Hilton vibes. 

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Zodiac Necklace
etsy.com
$41.00

With this dainty necklace, she can show off just how proud she is to be an ambitious Capricorn or sensitive Cancer — and the thoughtful kid who bought it for her.

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Amazon
BEST-SELLER
Plush Robe
Seven Apparel amazon.com
$18.96

If she had the choice, she'd wear her robe 24/7, which means she probably needs a refresh. Amp up her at-home look with this best-selling robe, which available in seven colors, ranging from light pink to bright red.

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Revlon
One-Step Hair Dryer & Styler
Revlon amazon.com
$49.99
$39.99 (20% off)

Your mom will love this addition to her morning routing. Reviewers say that this brush gives a salon-worthy blowout in minutes — without tired arms. This thing sells out quick, so grab it while you can.

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Ember
BEST-SELLER
Temperature Control Mug
Ember amazon.com
$79.95

Moms always ask for coffee and tea, then get too busy to drink it before it goes cold. This temperature-controlled mug keeps her drink at the perfect sipping temp, no matter how long she forgets it for.

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Etsy
CUSTOM GIFT
Family Names Throw Pillow
etsy.com
$14.39

This cute pillowcase basically brands your couch — and your mom will love the personalization. 

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MoKo
BEST-SELLER
Cell Phone Bag
MoKo amazon.com
$13.99

Consider this her new go-to bag — it can hold her smart phone, cards, lipstick, and all the essentials. It'll be our little secret that it only set you back $15.

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Etsy
CUSTOM GIFT
Mother Daughter Wine Glass
etsy.com
$11.99

Any daughter who lives apart from her mom knows how hard that distance can be. Remind mom that love knows no distance (and that a buddy for wine night is only a FaceTime call away!).

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nordstrom.com
Moonlight Short Pajamas
nordstrom.com
$55.00

This super-soft pajama set is the pajama set to buy for mom. The relaxed, lightweight knit is perfectly cozy for any body type.

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Etsy
CUSTOM GIFT
Handwritten Custom Dish Towel
etsy.com
$25.95

Get that heirloom family recipe immortalized on a dish towel that is as functional as it is thoughtful.

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Etsy
CUSTOM GIFT
Digital Watercolor House Portrait
SaraGourleyArt etsy.com
$45.00

Give her a beautiful, handmade painting of a place that's special to her: a beach house, her childhood home, or her happy place.

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Etsy
PERSONALIZED PICK
Ziime Custom Coordinates Necklace
etsy.com
$31.00

Get the coordinates of mom's favorite spot engraved on this necklace in your choice of silver, gold, or rose gold. You can also add a message on the back, plus choose the length of the chain. 

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Etsy
BEST-SELLER
Funny Doormat
TheCheekyDoormat etsy.com
$45.00

Gift mom this cute PSA for anyone who wasn't aware.

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Kate Spade
Initial Pendant Necklace
Kate Spade nordstrom.com
$58.00

Let mom know she's one in a million with this classic, beautiful necklace from Kate Spade. It's no-frills, stylish, and timeless — just like mom.

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Backslask
Self-Rolling Smart Yoga Mat
Backslash amazon.com
$79.95

After a long yoga sesh, this yoga mat does the work for her. Just flip the mat over, click, and let it roll! To add to that, the mat comes with bonus yoga routines, powered by , that she can hear on her smart speaker.

Related: The Best Tested Yoga Mats to Buy, According to Experts

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Etsy
PERSONALIZED PICK
Personalized Cutting Board
etsy.com
$49.95

This is a sweet way to keep grandma's signature pie recipe on hand and memorialize it. If you send a handwritten recipe to this Etsy shop, they'll laser-cut it directly into a cutting board she can display for years to come. 

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LAB-TESTED PICK
Luxe Core Sheet Set
Brooklinen brooklinen.com
$129.00

Yes, these sheets are pricey, but who deserves beauty sleep more than mom? Go in with your siblings to gift her these luxe sheets — they're the best sheets we've ever tested, so we know she'll never sleep better.

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Etsy
Our Love Was Born Night Sky Canvas
etsy.com
$238.99

Get a custom map print that shows what the night sky looked like at the exact moment in the location that you, your siblings, and your matriarch were born. This one is sure to bring a tear to her eye.

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Etsy
PERSONALIZED PICK
Dandelion Necklace Personalized
PinkCarnationDesign etsy.com
$25.50

This mother necklace features a dandelion cut-out, and the daughter necklace is a floating petal. If you have siblings, you can choose how many "daughter" necklaces you want!

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