How do you say thank-you to the most deserving but often under appreciated person in your life? We love our moms and want nothing but the best for them. But how do you find them the right gift? If you’re wondering what to get mom for Mother’s Day (like us), we put together a handy 2019 Mother’s Day Gift Guide. Whether it’s something you can share together, something practical to help her out, or something to boost her self-care, here are 21 gifts we think your mom will love.
(PS: Our Mother’s Day gift guide is loooooong so we prepped a cheat sheet for you)
What to get mom for Mother's Day:
- A giant chocolate bar
- Indoor gardening kit
- Bucket list scratch poster
- Canning starter kit
- Food dehydrator
- Small batch wine maker
- Cheese tasting subscription
- Multi-function cooker
- Grocery delivery service
- Temperature controlled mug
- Slow juicer
- Robo vacuum
- Natural pain relief
- Video doorbell
- Shiatsu massager
- Foot exfoliant
- Bathtub pillow
- Painting kit
- Home gym
- Acupressure mat
- Teas of the world
If you are looking for a thoughtful gift for Mother’s Day, how about nurturing an indoor garden with mom? The Click and Grow Smart Garden is a self-sustaining system, so growing all year round is possible! If mom’s goal is to eat organic and stay healthy, this may just be the way to go.
She’s a cool mom, but help her step up her game! The Bucket List Scratch Poster has everything from visiting an active volcano to going strawberry picking. Maybe the bucket list can even serve as a future Mother’s Day gift guide! This bucket list has solo adventures as well as plenty of things to do together.
If you’re keen to start a canning project with mom, this gift on our Mother’s Day gift guide is perfect for you two. This kit comes with the necessary tools to can up to twelve jars of amazing food. Pie filling? Pickles? The possibilities are endless and delicious.
If she is a fan of homesteading or preserving the best produce of the season, the Magic Mill Food food dehydrator might just be the best gift for mom. With 9 drying trays, you can preserve fruits, vegetables, make jerky, & dry herbs (although we’re not suggesting you do it all at once). Best of all, you can have fun testing out different recipes together – she’ll be just be happy spending time with you.
Help mom make a bottle of wine as unique as she is. This Small Batch Wine Making Equipment kit has everything you and mom need to make wine at home. The equipment doesn’t take up much space and is aesthetically pleasing. What’s better than homemade wine? Free shipping, of course!
Do you need something to go with the wine kit? This Fruit and Cheese club sends fresh, delicious, in-season fruit and amazing artisanal cheese every month and, best of all, it’s delivered right to her door! It would be such fun anticipating and tasting the delicacies with mom. Betcha’ no one has thought of such a unique mother’s day gift.
Shocker! The Instant Pot made it to our 2019 Mother’s Day gift guide! While we typically recommend unique gifts, we can’t pass up the practically of this nifty multi function cooker. With 7 cooking functions, the Instant Pot is sure to become mom’s favorite kitchen sidekick. It’s a no-brainer this cook pot is flying off the shelves.
I’m sure we can all agree that one of the biggest (but necessary) time suck is grocery shopping. That’s why a Prime Pantry membership will do wonders for mom! Oh the time she’ll save getting household essentials shipped to her doorstep instead of driving to the store. Want to up the stakes? If mom’s within the coverage area, she can also get fresh fruits, vegetables and produce delivered via Amazon Fresh. This unanimously gets our vote as the most convenient item on our Mother’s Day gift guide.
Is mom a witch without her morning coffee? She needs the Cauldryn Coffee Travel Mug! Seriously though, if you feel bad seeing her microwave that same cup of coffee over and over again, this gift on our Mother’s Day gift guide is what she urgently needs. Treat her to a travel mug that can warm up her favorite beverage on the way to school drop-off or keep her latte hot at work.
Chew on this: the slow masticating juicer is the perfect Mother’s Day gift for those that need their health fix without waking up the kids. Yes, it’s a slow juicer (no time savings here) BUT the slow grind not only makes it quieter than other juicers on the market, it preserves enzymes and vitamins typically destroy by centrifugal juices. Mmm, enzyme-y goodness!
This gadget can suck up all the other mother’s day gift guides because the eufy Robo vacuum is everything mom wants. Give her the gift of time and clean floors with the eufy Bot IQ Robovac! It’s slender enough to fit under low couches and chairs, recharges itself, and (unlike the kids) cleans quietly.
You’re a pain in mom’s neck, so why not give her some relief this Mother’s Day? She might be low on patience but she doesn’t have to be low on magnesium. Magnesium Oil Spray for Pain Relief is an all-natural pain remedy that delivers quick relief for headaches, back pain, or cramps. Pound for pound, this is the most effective yet affordable item on our Mother’s Day gift guide.
Worried about dealing with strangers at the door? How about pesky sales persons who won’t take no for an answer? The Ring video doorbell comes recommended in our Mother’s Day gift guide as one of the bet personal safety gifts. With this motion alert doorbell, mom can use her phone or tablet to see who is at the front porch. Let her put the “no” in “ignore” and leave the solicitors outside without ever opening the door.
Gift mom the gift of total relaxation with this neck and shoulder massager. Yes, she been at it all day, working tirelessly and she’s in need of some comfort. So what do you do? Hand her this shiatsu massager, switch on kneading nodes and watch the stress melt away.
Get ready for the grossest but most satisfying item on our Mother’s Day gift guide. Baby Foot is a slip-on foot exfoliant guaranteed to make mom’s tired feet soft and smooth. Whether she enjoys the satisfaction of watching her skin peel or the beautifully smooth end result, Baby Foot foot peel will give mom’s feet the break they deserve.
Every Mother’s Day gift guide should include a trip to the spa. But what if you can’t afford one? If mom likes to relax in the bathtub, this full body bath pillow is for her! Luxuriously padded for comfort and suction-cupped for non-slip safety, this bath pillow will ensure mom has a spa-like soak sesh. Wine and a bath bomb recommended but not included.
Mom is already the boss, but make her a BodyBoss with the Home Gym system. Cheaper than a gym membership and way less intimidating than a barre class, the BodyBoss Home Gym comes with everything she needs to have a gym-quality workout without the hassle of actually going to one. And when mom isn’t looking, you can sneak in a couple of squats yourself . See how this Mother’s Day gift guide covers you too 😉
Put the MOM in MOMA and gift mom a Van Gogh Paint by Numbers! This “Starry Night” kit comes with all the paints and brushes mom needs to create her own masterpiece. Not a painter? Not a problem. This kit is well-suited for those with no artistic talent to deliver professional results.
Is this a torture instrument for mom? Yeah, we’re thinking the same at first but no, it isn’t sharp nor would it hurt her. Laying down on the ‘spikes’ actually relaxes the body and provide pain relief by stimulating blood flow. It’s akin to giving yourself a deep tissue massage. Oh, and the reviews and ratings for this acupressure mat don’t hurt either.
Completing the gift guide for Mother’s Day is… TEA! Did you know you can have the whole world delivered right to mom’s doorstep with the Teas of the World Ultimate Sampler? Twelve different teas come in beautiful, reusable tins so they are eco-friendly and decorative. It’s the perfect gift for avid tea lovers and amateur drinkers alike.
We hope our 2019 Mother’s Day Gift Guide will help you find the most special gift for the queen of your heart.
Happy gift hunting,
Team Bye Bye Bad Gifts
♥ “Of all the gifts life has to offer, a mother’s love is the greatest of them all ” ♥