I’ve been a Mother for 13 years, and it wasn’t until I became a mother that I realized all of the mushy gushy ways that Mothers feel about their children. It’s also when I realized that my mom knew absolutely everything I tried to get away with. The motherly instinct is real! As a kid, I thought My mom didn’t know I was sneaking extra cookies, but she knew. She was either strategic in picking her battles or letting me think I was so so smart, but the cold hard truth is, she had a strong pulse on everything that went on in our house. So be sure to call your mom this Mother’s Day and tell her, “You knew everything all along, didn’t you?” And if you’re looking for some Mother’s Day gift ideas, keep scrolling.
Every Mother’s Day, Chris does a really good job of gifting me something super thoughtful and somehow exactly what I need/want. And usually, that includes a morning of taking the girls out so I can put my AirPods in and have a super productive Saturday (which is the only thing I really want).
I hope you all get spoiled with breakfast in bed made by your little ones, along with some handmade cards with imperfectly drawn hearts. If you’re looking for some Mother’s Day gift ideas for your Mother, Grandmother, sister, or yourself, you’re in the right place. I gathered a bunch of my favorite pieces things, along with some things I’m nudging Chris to get (if you’re reading this hon).
This would make such a darling gift for the traveling Mother in your life. But honestly, this would make great at-home Jewelry storage too!
We’ve had this little honey pot for years, and it’s so darling sitting in our range nook shelves.
I know somebody who wears this necklace set on repeat, and every time she does, I gush because it’s so pretty. I love that they can be worn as a set or individually. That price cannot be beaten!
Okay, okay, I’ve tried a couple of hair towels before, but THIS is the one to get. It works for long hair girlies and will cut your drying time in half.
All of us office girlies cannot stop talking about how much we love Merit, especially this blush. I’ve been using the color cheeky, but they have so many good ones to choose from. See my whole makeup routine here!
This tote has gone viral. You can get it embroidered with whatever you want it to say, so you can do something sweet like “Best Mom,” or you can check out this article for some hilarious ideas.
This is THE perfume to get right now. It’s formulated as a “skin-smell enhancer,” so it’s going to smell different on everybody. It’s basically like your own custom perfume, and you can buy it as a rollerball or a spray!
So functional and beautiful. This doubles as bakeware and serveware!
I love my bigger Stanley with the side handle and straw, but I recently got this one with the flip straw and handle, which is perfect for the gym or on the go. There are still a few colors left, so run!
If you haven’t heard, this is the new kitchen appliance you need to get, especially if you crave a frozen treat but can’t do dairy. Here are a few of Chris’s go-to Ninja CREAMi recipes.
I’ve got my eyes on this Apple watch band, and I also have this one and love it!
If you’re gifting some flowers for Mother’s Day, place them in this stunning vase to make her feel extra special.
Chris gifted these to me for Christmas, and they are an unreal experience. If you want to take her breath away with a wow gift, get her these. She’ll thank you a million times over. You had me at 100% washable mulberry silk. To die for.
I’ve been following Carley Summers for quite some time, and she just released this stunning coffee table book! I ordered it so fast.
This is a really practical gift for anybody who tires after standing for so long. It’s perfect for in front of a washing machine or kitchen sink to add a little cush.
Our wood grain Shaker cabinet fronts were designed for busy, high-traffic homes like ours. Clad with durable textured thermofoils, this line is compatible with Sektion, Akurum, Godmorgon, and Besta cabinets from IKEA. It's the perfect, practical way to add the warmth of wood to all the rooms of your home.
We have teamed up with Loloi to create a line of rugs that are as affordable as they are beautiful. This collection houses a great mix of traditional and modern rugs, in cottage-y colorways, as well as vintage-inspired beauties that you’ll want to roll out in every room.
We partnered with Stuga on a line of hardwood floors — The Ingrid is really livable, and the color is very neutral. It doesn’t lean warm or cool, it’s that just right in-between. We have really loved putting it everywhere in our house. It’s the best jumping-off point for design, no matter your interior style. In addition to being beautiful, Ingrid is really durable — we have three kids, and we always have a home construction project going on. Ingrid stands up to it all.
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