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Sweet, Lovely, and Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

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It’s Mother’s Day! There are days when we forget to show just how much we love and appreciate Mom, but this is the one day we won’t. We want to make sure it’s going to be a very special time for Mom. I mean, to the world she is a mother, but to us she is the world. She is everything. And to make her feel cherished on her special day, how about spending some quality time with her, telling her how much she means to us, and then giving her a nice, lovely gift? While we can’t top Mom’s ultimate gift to us – the gift of life, here are some pretty sweet, lovely, and thoughtful gift ideas that will truly make Mom feel special and loved.

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1. A new dress

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Dresses make for classic mother’s day gifts. Besides, dresses are always in fashion. This Mother’s Day, why not give Mom a beautiful, brand new dress? She’ll totally love it!

How about a gorgeous spring/summer dress with lovely floral prints? Like the HOMEYEE Sleeveless Summer Dress, for instance. It’s a light, comfy, and cute dress that’s perfect for the warmer days ahead. Definitely a chic choice for both casual events and more formal occasions. And it’s guaranteed that Mom will look and feel as bright and bubbly as springtime itself in this beautiful outfit.

Or how about something longer, like a maxi dress? Like this GRECERELLE Sleeveless Maxi Dress, a long and flowing summer dress that looks casual yet classy, and simple yet sophisticated at the same time. It’s soft, it’s comfy, it’s gorgeous, and it has actual functional pockets – for real!

Or why not go for something more elegant? Like the PRETTYGARDEN Sleeveless Long Dress. This one’s a really pretty maxi dress, long, flowing, and adorned with a vibrant floral print. A wonderful spring or summer outfit, which can be dressed up or down. A perfect choice for Mom!

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2. New shoes

There’s a million possible gifts for Mom this Mother’s Day. But nothing beats an actually useful gift. Like sneakers, for example. Specifically, the adidas Women’s Cloudfoam Pure Running Shoes. They’re super light and comfy, and they fit amazing. Plus, they look really stylish and fashionable. They’re the perfect shoes for when Mom heads out for coffee or goes for a quick jog around the block.




3. New jewelry

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Moms always deserve to look and feel beautiful. Granted, they are always beautiful. But remember that saying, ‘Beauty is who you are … jewelry is simply the icing on the cake’? Well, this Mother’s Day, why not make Mom feel even more beautiful with new jewelry for a gift?

A diamond necklace, for instance, would be lovely. The Amazon Collection Diamond Pendant Necklace features an exquisite diamond-accented open heart pendant with a hanging trio of diamonds, all suspended from a sterling silver Rolo chain. This would definitely look perfect around Mom’s neck, don’t you think?

You can also opt for a nice set of pearls. As Jackie Kennedy said, ‘Pearls are always appropriate’. The VIKI LYNN Pearl Necklace Set not only features a gorgeous and luxurious pearl necklace, it also comes with a matching pearl bracelet and a charming pair of pearl earrings. Truly a special gift for someone as special as Mom.

Need something more intimate and personal? How about the EFYTAL Mother Daughter Necklace? It’s a beautiful, handcrafted sterling silver necklace of two interlocking rings, a reminder that the love between mother and daughter is forever. Now this would certainly make for a sweet and sentimental gift.

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4. A new watch

Mother’s Day is a special time for Moms around the world, and everyone who loves them. So take the time to pick out a thoughtful gift for Mom. Something special. Something timeless. I’m talking about a watch.

The Anne Klein Dress Watch is an excellent choice. It’s an absolutely elegant ceramic watch with a soft, white color and rose gold accent. Inside the analog display, at the 12 o’clock mark, is a genuine diamond. If you’re planning to get Mom a watch for a gift, then this should be your first option.

Another great choice for a watch is the Michael Kors Stainless Steel Watch. Featuring a rose gold bracelet with a rose gold dial and crystal studs, this is a watch that’s made to be seen. It’s big and bold, yet in a classy and elegant way. If Mom prefers watches that are more substantial than the average dainty women’s watches, then she’ll really love this.

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5. New skincare set

On her special day Mom deserves to glow up. So give her a new skincare product or a new skincare set for a gift, and watch her glow with happiness.

For a start, a mud mask. The New York Biology Dead Sea Mud Mask is great for cleaning dead skin, clearing and reducing pores, and treating acne, blackheads, and oily skin. It works for all skin types, especially for sensitive skin. This will make Mom’s face as soft, smooth, and youthful as a baby’s.

If you’re looking for a full skincare set, the I DEW CARE Vitamin To-Glow Pack Skin Care Set contains Vitamin C serum, lip mask, and gel for bright and blooming skin. This is the one that will make Mom’s skin glow, and make her glow with happiness, too.

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Or how about you gift Mom her own set of skincare tools? Like the BAIMEI Jade Roller and Gua Sha Stone. These are for massaging the face, smoothening wrinkles, and reducing eye bags, for a face that always looks fresh and rejuvenated.




6. New makeup kit

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Of course, a new makeup kit would also be perfect gift on Mother’s Day. Check out the BESTOPE Makeup Brush Set. It’s got 2 face mask brushes, 16 pieces of big and precision brushes, plus 4 makeup sponges, and a brush makeup cleaner mat. It’s perfect for all of Mom’s makeup needs.




7. New beauty tools

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Complete Mom’s beauty set with the PIXNOR Facial Cleansing Brush. It’s a waterproof facial cleansing brush for gentle/deep cleansing, exfoliating, anti-acne, facial massage, etc. And it has several different heads (brush, pumice, etc.) to adapt to different needs.




8. A new handbag

This Mother’s Day, make Mom feel pretty in pink with the YTL Fashion Bag Set. It’s a gorgeous four-piece bag set that includes a shoulder bag, messenger bag, handbag, and a satchel purse, all in fabulous pink faux leather. This is something Mom would totally appreciate!

Not looking for a full set? How about just a wallet? Like this luxurious Michael Kors Women’s Trifold Wallet. Now this is a gift that’s fashionable and functional at the same time.

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Or how about just a handbag? If you’re looking for something other than the typical handbags, this Miuco Women’s Bamboo Handbag might just be what you want to give Mom. It’s definitely a unique, totally boho, and extremely fashionable handbag that is sure to make heads turn.

Or better yet, why not go for a backpack? Specifically, the CLUCI Women’s Backpack. It’s not just any ordinary backpack. It’s stylish, it’s beautiful, it’s versatile, and it’s useful. And it can be used as a casual backpack, stylish top handlebag, or a special shoulder bag. Perfect for traveling or for everyday use, even as a diaper bag (albeit a very classy one).

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9. A new phone

A new phone would be a really awesome gift, Samsung Galaxy S20. It’s not as pricey as the higher-end models, and it offers a lot of good features, like a fast processor, good camera, great display, and sufficient battery life.




10. A new phone case

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If not a new phone for Mom, then why not a new phone case? The MOSNOVO iPhone 12/Pro Case looks gorgeous with its floral print, but don’t let its dainty look fool you. It’s tough, it’s durable, and it offers a lot of protection against shocks, scratches, bumps, and more. It’s the perfect accessory to give Mom’s phone (iPhone 12/Pro) protection and a beautiful flair at the same time.




11. A new laptop

As the work from home set-up continues, acknowledge and support Mom’s hustle and hard work in her job or business with a brand new laptop. Now laptops tend to be quite expensive. Fortunately, the Acer Aspire 5 is an affordable laptop that’s packed with a lot of features. This slim, compact laptop has a fast and powerful processor, good graphics, and long battery life. Unless Mom has a job or business that requires extreme processing power and graphic capabilities, this laptop should be perfect for all of her computer needs!




12. A smart watch

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This Mother’s Day, pick a gift for Mom that’s a step above the traditional – and oftentimes cliché – gifts. A smart watch, for instance, would be a great idea. It’s modern, it’s novel, and it’s absolutely functional.

Of course, a lot of smart watches are a bit on the pricey end. But not the Willful Smart Watch. It’s light on the budget, but not light on features. Apart from displaying the time, it accurately records and tracks fitness and everyday activities, monitors heart rate, analyzes sleep, etc. It also receives calendar notifications, SMS, incoming calls, etc. And it’s compatible with most iOS and Android smartphones.

If you want to support Mom’s health and fitness goals, this is the perfect gift to get her.




13. A new baking set

Baking is suddenly everyone’s favorite pastime. If Mom loves baking, or you think she’ll love baking, then get her this HOMEADOW Bread Baking Kit. It’s got 11 pieces of baking equipment including a lovely Banneton bread proofing basket. It’s the perfect kit to get Mom – and the whole family – started on baking beautiful sourdough bread.

Or how about the KOSBON Cake Baking and Decorating Set. It has every piece of equipment (366 in total) needed to make, bake, and decorate cakes that look gorgeous – and taste gorgeous! It’s good for both beginners and professionals. Mom will definitely love this!

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14. New furniture


If you want to show how big your love is for Mom, then get her a big gift. Like a new piece of furniture.

Like the Walker Edison Side Table. It’s a delightful side table with a minimalist, modern look, a white marble top, and elegant gold metal legs. This will fit well in the living room or in the bedroom.

Or the Nathan James Theo 5-Shelf Bookcase, a modern, minimalist, open wall bookshelf for all of Mom’s books, magazines, potted plants, and other small pieces of home decor. This is a bookshelf that will get noticed, and that will get talked about. Mom will like just how elegant this looks, and she’ll love that it’s got a lot of room for her stuff.

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Also a great idea is a recliner. The Christopher Knight Home Chair is an excellent choice. It’s a classic armchair for Mom to curl up in while reading a book, or lay back on after a long day. It’s soft, it’s comfy, and the white and blue floral pattern just looks so fabulous.

If you’re not sure about a recliner, why not opt for a giant bean bag? Like the Chill Sack Bean Bag Chair, a giant bean bag that’s filled with foam and fun. This one is soft and comfy and will add a playful touch to the living room, or any room for that matter.

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15. New home decor

If you’re not sure about gifting furniture, why not a piece of home decor? Like the HoMedics Tabletop Fountain. It’s a beautiful fountain featuring a gently flowing, 3-tiered waterfall, the perfect home decor to create a soothing and relaxing ambience in any room. Mom will love just how calming and adorable this is.

Another option is the GBtroo Mason Jar Sconce. It’s a lovely piece of home decor to add a touch of rustic charm in the house. It’s not only for show, though. It lights up, too! So it’s beautiful and useful at the same time. A great choice for a gift.

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16. New wall art

Wall art also make for fantastic Mother’s Day gifts. Like this Light Autumn Canvas Wall Art, which features a beautiful and heartfelt message for Mom. Give her this to show how much you love her, and she in turn can frame this and be reminded of your love and appreciation for her.

Or what about the Dexsa ‘A Prayer for My Mom’ Wall Art, which features a sweet and soul-stirring poem and prayer for mothers around the world? This Mother’s Day, give Mom this beautiful wall art and let her know that she means the world to you.

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17. A book

This Mother’s Day, why not give Mom a good book, and some peace and quiet to read it? There are plenty of books to choose from, so you’ll never run out of options.

For instance, Sheila Heti’s Motherhood: A Novel

…or Delia Owen’s Where the Crawdads Sing

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… or Michelle Obama’s Becoming.




18. Flowers

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Flowers never go out of style. Like these beautiful Roses in a Box by Soho Floral Arts. They’re real roses, by the way, in case you’re wondering. They look gorgeous, they smell gorgeous, and they last for quite a while.




19. A card

If nothing else, then give Mom a Mother’s Day card. Now this Hallmark Mother’s Day Popup Card looks quite lovely, don’t you think?




20. A blog

This might seem like a totally weird choice, but there are a lot of reasons why a blog can make for an awesome gift for Mom. First of all, blogging can become Mom’s hobby and pastime, a way to connect with a community of fellow moms and share insights and stories.

Second, if she gets serious at it, blogging can become her full-time business that earns her full-time passive income.

Third, a blog is very affordable. It costs only $3.95 a month for web hosting, and all the resources to build a blog and make a living out of it are available for free on the Internet. In fact, here’s a step-by-step guide on how to start a blog for beginners and earn a full-time income.

A blog is definitely a great gift for stay-at-home moms who would like to start their own business, or working moms who want a side hustle (and a change of career, if her blog does well). You never know, but Mom might have the skill and hustle to make it big in the blogging world and start earning six or seven figures a month! Seriously!




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Hi. I’m Jared Jeric dela Cruz, the creator and author of this travel blog. I am an ardent dreamer, an aspiring adventurer, and a passionate storyteller. If you find my work helpful, please donate so I can keep doing more .

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Hi. I’m Jared Jeric dela Cruz, the creator and author of this travel blog. I am an ardent dreamer, an aspiring adventurer, and a passionate storyteller. If you find my work helpful, please donate so I can keep doing more .

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