Mother’s Day is coming up fast, and believe it or not you’ll need to start ordering gifts soon if you want them to be delivered in time. To help you find the perfect gift for the perfect mom, we’ve put together a list of gift ideas from dainty necklaces to extremely cool fire pits.
So get to it and be sure to get any mom in your life a great heartfelt gift so they know you love and appreciate them this Mother’s Day.
Best Mother’s Day gifts under $25
Don’t you think your mom’s shower deserves to feel like a spa? We tried the Goshi towel and it’s completely revolutionized how our shower experience, with an exfoliating weave the sloughs off dead skin and left us feeling silky-smooth.
If Mom’s an organizing pro and is looking to live a more eco-conscious lifestyle, these silicone Stasher bags will be a hit. We tried them ourselves and fell in love, because essentially they’re an eco-friendly swap for plastic baggies, and you can even use them to make popcorn!
We love a practical gift, and this ice roller is a product we reach for multiple times a week. She can roll it over her face and neck to help with puffiness, migraines, aches and even hangovers (but you didn’t hear that from us).
Underscored readers haven’t been able to get enough of this eye mask ever since we named it the best sleep mask on the market. It completely blocks the light, and at under $20? Why wouldn’t you buy this for Mom?
Celebrate the close relationship you have with this custom portrait. Personalize the characters’ hairstyle, hair color, skin tone, shirt and sweater and names to get a stylized version of you and your mom she’ll cherish forever.
If your mom is a hot sauce fiend, this special chili crisp will win her over. Excellent over dumplings, noodles, fried chicken and more, it’ll leave her tongue tingling.
Pretty much everyone on earth is due for a good back massage. This funky-looking device will help her get deep into her pressure points, and it’s perfect for stretching before and after a workout.
Another great practical gift, Swedish dishcloths are one of our favorite eco-friendly kitchen swaps as they take the place of paper towels. You can even throw these guys in the dishwasher or washing machine once they start smelling gross.
Best Mother’s Day gifts under $50
Material specializes in cool-looking cookware and accessories, and this bestselling cutting board is one of our favorite products from the brand. Crafted from kitchen plastic scraps and renewable sugarcane, it comes in cheery colors like bright yellow, coral and sky blue. Best of all: 50% of profits from the sale of the reBoard in the color To Pó-Po with Love (a pretty beige) go to Heart of Dinner, which delivers meals to Asian elders in New York City.
In addition to being ultra glam, silk pillowcases are also a practical investment — they’re easier on your hair and skin than their cotton counterparts because they’re less drying. These silk pillowcases come in six size options and a whopping 36 different colors.
Some of the tastiest little (and we do mean little) cupcakes we’ve ever eaten, this Baked by Melissa box is perfect for Mother’s Day, complete with a whopping 25 mini cupcakes in flavors like red velvet, cookie dough, funfetti and more.
As temperatures warm and plants and flowers start to grow, this two-in-seat and tool bag will make gardening a lot more comfortable and productive.
Is Mom or Grandma is the kind of person who is never not losing stuff? Check out the Apple AirTag, the latest Apple device that she can slip into her purse or coat, or even clip onto her keys or luggage, that allows her to easily track their whereabouts. And if she’s got a newer iPhone model, she can even get turn-by-turn directions that make sure she absolutely never loses her daily essentials again.
Make her grocery shopping hauls much cooler (and more eco-friendly) with these Baggu reusable bags. She can lug pretty much anything in these roomy, recycled nylon bags, which come in a ton of cute patterns. Plus they can be packed away into a tiny little drawstring pouch for easy storage.
If the mom you’re shopping for considers herself an entertainer, then why not give her the gift of an upgrade charcuterie board? This one can be personalized with her or her family’s name, and it’s got plenty of little compartments for cheese, nuts and more.
If your daughter’s got a bunch of trips planned this year, gift her our pick for the best travel pillow of 2023. The Cabeau was firm enough to support our head and neck, soft enough to fall asleep on and perfectly portable, allowing you to compress it to half its size.
Help Mom keep extra hydrated on all her walks and workouts with this Yeti water bottle. We named it the best water bottle of 2023 thanks to its stellar thermoregulation, amazing durability and fantastic chug cap that gives you a comfortable and quick drinking experience while maintaining easy access to the super-wide mouth.
A good cast-iron skillet is a kitchen staple, and if she doesn’t have one already, then we cannot recommend this one from Lodge, which we named the best cast-iron skillet of the year, enough.
Simple, sweet and perfect for everyday wear, she’ll cherish this “mama” necklace for years to come.
Best Mother’s Day gifts under $100
Jewelry is a classic Mother’s Day gift, but if you don’t want to take a big risk on a statement piece, opt for these timeless chunky hoop earrings from Mejuri.
We gave this yoga mat top marks in our testing because of its incredible anti-slip grip that makes it ideal for hot yoga or really any extra-sweaty situation.
Does Mom need a new pillow? Yeah, she probably does. This one is just the right balance between soft and firm, and your giving her this means she can finally throw out those paper-thin ones that you grew up with. Check out more of our favorite pillows for every kind of sleeper here.
Whether it’s for her delicious mac ’n’ cheese or the perfect apple pie, memorialize her family recipes with this personalized plate.
Sure, flowers are nice, but plant can be (in the best circumstances) literally forever. This sweet Money Tree Braid is said to bring good luck and fortune to any home it finds itself in. It’s also pet-friendly and exceedingly easy to take care of.
One of our favorite coffee subscriptions, Atlas Coffee Club sends you delicious coffees from all around the world every month. Plus, each delivery comes with a little postcard so you can learn more about the coffee and the country where it comes from. Check out our review of it here.
Some ultra-soft, pretty pajamas will surely make Mom happy. These come in a whole array of sweet colors.
Our pick for the best workout leggings, the Lululemon Align are prized for their buttery-soft feel, stretchiness and thick waistband that never rolls down.
Is Mom pretty adventurous with her cooking? Over the past two years we’ve fallen in love with Truff’s hot sauces, which are both spicy and infused with truffle flavor for a truly unique tasting experience. This variety pack gives her its three top-selling sauces, which are great on things like French fries, popcorn and more.
If she’s done with spending hours cooking every night, skip the takeout and give her the cult-favorite Instant Pot Duo instead. The 7-in-1 cooker can steam, sauté, slow cook, pressure cook and more so she can make dinners in half the time.
If she’s on the craftier side, rather than gifting her flowers, you can gift her this pottery kit, which comes with everything she needs to sculpt an ultra-cool vase or two. The air-dry clay is easily moldable, and it even comes with a mini bouquet of dried flowers that’ll last forever. You can pick the paint color it comes with as well.
One of the bestselling necklaces on Nordstrom, this Kendra Scott is a perfect everyday necklace with plenty of pretty stone options.
Storyworth is a service that can send your grandmother questions about her life every week via email, and at the end of one year will turn her answers into a beautifully bound book.
Sure, you may be close to your mom, but are you close enough to her to gift her a bidet? We certainly are. Our pick for the best bidet attachment, the Tushy 3.0 offers an adjustable stream and just clips underneath her toilet seat.
Bring the garden indoors with this AeroGarden, which uses LED grow lights and a fully automated system that allows you to grow basil, thyme, dill and more herbs in the comfort of your kitchen.
If Mom is looking to be more active this year, gift her our pick for the best fitness tracker of 2023. The FitBit Inspire 3 got top marks in our testing thanks to its streamlined design and robust data offerings.
Best Mother’s Day gifts over $100
If mom’s headphones need a serious upgrade (or if she’s still suck using corded ones), Apple’s Airpods Pro 2 feature noise cancelation, excellent sound quality and a transparency option that can help heighten the sounds around her (a fantastic feature for a mom who’s experiencing any sort of hearing loss).
If your grandma is a bookworm, she’ll love the new Kindle Paperwhite, which will let her read thousands of books in a small and portable tablet.
One of our all-time favorite body pillows (just check out our review here), Yana is a great pregnancy, body and just everyday pillow, largely because it’s one of the only pillows out there that hugs you back.
If Mom doesn’t already have this hair dryer, well, what are you waiting for? Our pick for the best high-end hair dryer on the market — by miles, actually — the Dyson Supersonic dries hair in half the time as other dryers. During our testing we also found it incredibly lightweight and not nearly as loud as most other dryers either. There’s really no drawback to this one.
"It's such a chic addition to our kitchen, and it has every spice you can imagine," beauty expert and digital creator Carly Cardellino says of the Evermill Top Rack, which comes with pre-filled jars of the most popular spices. "I feel like any mom would appreciate this and just love how elevated it makes their kitchen counter look."
See more of Cardellino’s Mother’s Day picks here: