It’s been a long year, and she’s kept the entire household together. Making lunches, doing laundry, carpooling all the kids, and making it look effortless! She deserves to be showered with appreciation during the holidays with gifts moms really want (although she is often the hardest person to shop for).
Whether she loves to get cozy with a cup of coffee, pamper herself with skincare and makeup, or be the most stylish mom in the carpool line—there is something for everyone. Get her something she truly wants. Moms, there’s no shame in sending this article as a hint to your loved ones who are looking to purchase something for you! 😉
Gifts Moms Really Want
Warm Boots: I live in my UGGs from November through March! They are such an easy shoe to throw on and go. My feet are always cold, and these boots keep them extra cozy and warm. I love the button detail on these, which also makes fitting pants inside the boots easier. Choose any of the colors for a neutral that will go with everything!
Cozy Throw: I use my Barefoot Dreams throw daily! It lives in my living room, but I find myself taking it to other rooms as well. I have had it a few years now, and it has washed but so well! It still feels and looks the way it did when I got it. It would also be a perfect addition to any bedroom!
Knitted Beanie: Did you know that when it’s cold out, a lot of your body heat escapes through your head? When it’s cold out, wearing a beanie can help keep you warm by not allowing the warm air to escape. This wool blend will keep your ears nice and toasty! The pom-pom adds a fun and stylish detail.
Soft Hoodie: A cozy hoodie that does double duty? Sign me up! This soft-to-the-touch fabric makes up the perfect sweater for lounging or out and about. It is perfect for being comfortable without looking sloppy. There is a kangaroo pouch that is perfect for keeping your hands warm on a cool day! There are also coordinating pants you can purchase if you would like to make it a matching set.
Soft Pajamas: The Natori pajamas will keep you warm all winter long! They are made with soft fleece material and can easily be worn separately or together. The pants have an adjustable elastic waist for maximum comfort. And the pajama sets come in a variety of neutrals.
Oversized Scarf: A large statement scarf is perfect for keeping warm in the winter months! These oversized scarves come in a variety of colors. They are made from recycled polyester. These scarves can be worn in many ways. It is the perfect winter season accessory!
Oil Diffuser: Tap into your inner sense of peace by diffusing calming essential oils! My favorites are lavender and eucalyptus. This gorgeous ceramic diffuser will complement your other décor. It could easily be placed in any room in your home! A bonus to diffusing oils is that your space will always smell amazing.
Best Selling Candle: These are some of my favorite candles. They honestly smell divine! They always burn evenly, and the scent carries quite far. You could even repurpose the stunning jar once you have burned through the candle.
Bath Set: Who doesn’t love a relaxing bath?! Elevate your experience with a Coco Rose Body Polish to get rid of dead skin. A Hydrating Milk Bath Soak will get your skin moisturized for winter. Soak away all your worries with the Calm Ylang Ylang Soaking Salts.
Masks: Create an at-home spa experience with skincare masks. The pack includes seven one-time-use masks and an exfoliating pad. The masks target concerns like dry skin and wrinkles. They also have a mask to cleanse and soothe pores!
Spa Set: This is the ultimate relaxation package! Begin with a Twilight Bath bomb. It also includes the Sleepy Shower Gel, Soap, Body Lotion, and Bubble Bar. There is a Therapy Massage Bar to get rid of aches and pains. Finish with the Dream Cream to soothe dry skin!
Blow Dryer Brush: I own this brush, and it is amazing! It allows you to style and dry your hair at the same time. After I get finished, my hair looks like I had a professional blowout done! With this brush, you can smooth, volumize, and curl the ends of your hair. It is very user-friendly and easy to use!
Scrunchies: This silk scrunchie pack from Slip includes three that are different sizes. They are made from pure silk. These are much easier on your hair and cause less breakage than typical hair ties. This would be a great gift or stocking stuffer for any woman!
Drunk Elephant Set: Take care of your hair and skin with this set from Drunk Elephant! Their products are all vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and come in recyclable packaging. It includes a shampoo, conditioner, scalp scrub, and tangle spray for the hair. For the body, it consists of a cleanser, lotion, and deodorant. It comes with a comb and a zipper pouch that fits all the items!
Eye Shadow Palette: An eye shadow palette with shades that would look stunning on everyone! Choose from bronze and gold hues. You can even choose to make a glitter shadow part of your look!
Under Eye Cream: We all need a little help looking more well-rested! This under-eye cream from Estēe Lauder will give you a boost. It will help repair your tired eyes while you sleep.
Paddle Brush: A brush and straightener all in one! This paddle brush also has heat to help straighten hair. Using it will give you a sleek, shiny, and frizz-free hairstyle!
Personalized Mini Bar Necklace
Personalized Mini Bar Necklace: We are obsessed with this special gift! This customizable bar necklace is a minimal classic, and layers perfectly with other necklaces. Mom will love this beautiful piece with a touch of sentiment!
Bow Stud Earrings: Dainty but cute—these bow studs are the perfect accessory to any look! They are made out of 14k gold and have a precious girlie bow design. The cubic zirconia studs gift it the right amount of glitz! They are perfect for everyday wear and won’t be pulled out by little ones who love earrings that hang down!
Monogram Necklace: Another beautiful piece for everyday wear! This monogram necklace can be chosen for the name of the mother or children. It’s perfect for layering as well! It could also easily be worn alone for a classic look.
Link Necklace: A gorgeous link necklace from Gorjana! This chic collar necklace comes in gold and silver. It’s a great statement piece that can be dressed up or worn more casually!
Bracelet Set: This set of three bracelets would be perfect for everyday wear. It would also be a great addition to an already existing stack you have! Each one is made of a different shape for distinctly different looks.
Birthstone Necklace: This pendant necklace comes in every birthstone color! It would be a great personalized gift for any mama. The necklace is a gold color and will look good layered or alone!
Pearl Hoop Earrings: Pearl earrings but make them modern and trendy! These huggie earrings are so classic. I could see them being worn daily! They would look great paired with hoops if you have more than one piercing in each ear.
Ring Set: This ring set from Kendra Scott comes in silver and gold. It includes three rings total, and two are dusted with cubic zirconia. The other ring is the cross style and could be worn alone without the other two!
Kindle: The perfect gadget for every reading-obsessed mama! The Kindle with built-in front light is ideal for at home or on the go. It reads like actual paper even in sunlight! Store all your favorites and best-selling reads at your fingertips.
Airpods: I use my Airpods daily and truly do not know how I lived before without them! They’re perfect for talking on the phone on the go and listening to music or movies. They charge when they’re in the case, so you don’t even have to charge them that often! The battery life is pretty impressive. You can always find a pair of these in my purse!
Hatch Alarm Clock: This alarm clock by Hatch is on my own Christmas list this year. We have the sound machine for my son, and it is an absolute lifesaver. I have a lot of trouble getting up in the morning since I’m not a morning person. I think having something like this that gently wakes you with sound and light would help a lot.
Apple Watch: This is one of those things that I didn’t understand why everyone was so obsessed with it before I had one. I’ve now had an Apple Watch for probably three years, and it is a must-have for me. I love that I can answer my phone or text messages from the watch. I also enjoy operating my Spotify via my wrist when I’m on the go instead of having to dig for my phone.
Instant Camera: I’m big on taking photos, but I’m not always the best at having them printed. Having them printed instantly would be such a tremendous help! This camera takes the photo, and you can print out a physical copy right away. Such a great and sentimental gift for making new memories!
Always Pan: Not only is this piece of cookware aesthetically pleasing, but you can use it for cooking in almost any way you would like! It comes in multiple rich shades. You can braise and sear meat using the Always Pan. Saute, fry, or boil seafood and steam or strain pasta with veggies. This is definitely going on my list!
Ninja Foodie: I keep seeing the most mouthwatering and delicious recipes using an air fryer via Pinterest! In addition to the air fryer function, it also houses the capability to dehydrate, grill, roast, and bake. Truly an all-in-one kitchen gadget! This would be a great space saver in your kitchen.
Electric Wine Opener: My favorite wedding gift is our electric wine opener. With the push of a button, your bottle of vino can be open! It has a dock that charges it when not in use. It looks great on any counter or bar cart!
Soda Machine: Who doesn’t need to drink more water? I think most of us are guilty of not drinking enough! Customize your water with this sparkling water and soda-making machine. No CO2 tank is needed to make your sparkling water! This would be such a refreshing addition to any kitchen.
Wine Chiller: Your favorite rosè or prosecco will stay chilled for hours in this sleek wine chiller. It comes in a choice of neutral colors or mint green. The canister is made of stainless steel. It would be a beautiful addition to any bar cart or party!
Stagg Kettle: A must for the coffee lover in your life! It holds 3.8 cups worth of pour-over coffee. It quickly provides you with the right temperature of water needed. This kettle would be an excellent gift for a mama-to-be or new mom!
Cheese Board: What’s a party without a charcuterie board?! This affordable option comes in blonde and ebony wood choices. The board would also be great for serving loaves of bread. It would be perfect for the mom that loves to have company and host parties.
Apron: A stylish apron to keep your clothes mess-free while cooking! This print is from Rifle Paper Co. They always have the most gorgeous floral prints! There are pockets to hold things and a lay-flat neck strap for extra comfort.
Framebridge Frame: I feel like any mom would love this! It makes it easy and beautiful to display memories wherever you choose within your home. The frames come in different wood finishes as well as silver and gold metals. You can also add a frame stand to stand up if you don’t want to hang it on the wall!
Photo Books: As a mama guilty of not printing out photos quickly enough, I love this idea! Choose your images and choice of color of the album. You can also personalize the front with foil lettering. This is a gift that can be handed down for many years to come!
Mama Bracelet: A sweet little reminder daily on your wrist of your role as “Mama!” This stunning beaded bracelet has white and multicolored beads as well as a gold accent. It would look great alone or stacked with other bracelets!
Book About You: This book contains meaningful prompts that help you share heartfelt memories! Share the stories that mean the most to you in writing. The design inside and out is beautiful! The art and colors complement each page.
Wall Art Prints: Choose your favorite photos to make up this heart! It’s beautifully framed with a selection of different colors and materials. It would be a gorgeous addition to any home, plus a great way to preserve your memories!
Fitness Bangles: These fitness bangles would be great for any fitness lover who likes to mix it up! The ankle and wrist weights come in various colors. They come in 1- and 2-pound increments, so they are perfect for anyone. These would be great for avid walkers to add a little more difficulty to your stroll!
Theragun: We own one of these, and it is incredible! There are so many great ways to use this one for your body. It also has an app that will guide you through exercises depending on what body part you would like to work out. My favorite is on my shoulders and neck. It’s a great thing to add to your daily or post-workout routine!
Yoga Mat: Get your yoga or pilates on using this colorful mat! This is great for your workout room at home or on the go. It would also be perfect for a daily stretching routine. It easily rolls up and can be carried using the strap!
Running Tights: These tights will keep you warm in cold weather! They have a soft, brushed interior for coziness. The reflective details mean you will be seen by cars if you are running or walking near traffic. There’s also a pocket to store your phone or keys!
Belt Bag: These belt bags have an almost cult following! They go with virtually everything. They’re so easy to keep secure using it as a belt or cross-body bag. Great for a purse or bag on the go!
Hoodie: The perfect outerwear piece for workouts or to and from the studio! Pull the hood up the keep your head and ears warm. This hoodie has a quilted design plus pockets and zips all the way up. It comes in all neutral colors plus olive green.
Water Bottle: Keep your hydration up with this 40-ounce water bottle. Hydro flasks are as durable as you can get! They will last you for years to come. Add some fun stickers to personalize it, and make sure you get your daily intake of water each day!
Fresh Flowers: This is such a great concept! It’s a monthly subscription in which you receive fresh flowers. I love having a bouquet in my home but never want to send them to myself. It would be such a treat to receive a fresh bouquet monthly!
Books: As a big reader, this would be such a fantastic gift! Sometimes I get overwhelmed with so many great book choices. It would be great for someone else to do the choosing for me! Each month, you get a book delivered right to your door, which is perfect for all the reader mamas out there.
Beauty Products: Beauty-obsessed moms will love this monthly box with favorites from skincare, haircare, makeup, and more! It allows you to try new brands and sample products you might not have otherwise. It includes great, quality brands that you know and love, plus new ones to discover!
Wine: I have gotten this subscription box before, and I cannot say enough good things about it! If you are a wine lover, you will really enjoy it. You take a quiz and can either select your wine based on recommendations or let them choose for you! I have enjoyed all the wines I have tried that I have received and even found new favorites.
Fun Variety: Give a Fab Fit Fun gift card to the mama who does it all! They have a little fitness, beauty, and fun for everyone. The gift card can be put toward a membership, sales, or purchases from the site, and you can send it via email or gift them in person!
Fitness Gear: This is a new subscription concept from Alo! It would be perfect for your fitness-minded mamas. There are digital classes about mental and physical health. It comes in an on-demand format, so it can be used whenever it is convenient for you!
Cool Sneakers: I have a pair of these sneakers, and they are the most comfortable things ever! I’ve taught all day and traveled via airplane in them and zero blisters! I love how the sleek look. They truly go with everything. I’m already eyeing a second pair!
Sassy Sneakers: These sassy sneakers are made out of leather straight from Italy! They have a ¾” platform and removable cushion insert. Snakeskin is neutral to me, so these will go with any outfit.
Suede Sneakers: I remember having a pair of these in middle school, and they are back and hotter than ever! They are incredibly comfortable and wearable sneakers. The chunkiness of this sneaker is perfectly on trend with the “dad sneaker” craze that has been popular last season and this one. Wear relaxed and unlaced or tied up completely!
Knit Sneakers: These sleek charcoal and black sneakers are made by Sorel. They have a well-cushioned sole for extra comfort. Distinctive scallops on the sole give the shoe a distinct look. The sneakers are a lock-down lace style, so you won’t have to worry about them slipping off!
Platform Sneakers: Keds and Kate Spade collaborated to make these stunning platform sneakers! I love the gold detail throughout. These would be a great staple white sneaker to dress up or dress down.
Retro Sneakers: This 1970s throwback shoe from Nike is making a comeback! They come in various color combinations and shades. There’s one to match any mama’s style! The large iconic swooshes make these sneakers a great statement piece for any outfit!
Choose one or a couple of these items for the special mom in your life! A great idea to take your gifting to the next level is pairing a few of these items together in a basket. Add clear cellophane to wrap it with a big bow for a gorgeous holiday gift statement! Inventory and shipping delays are already projected to be a problem this year. Make sure you don’t wait until the last minute if you want to ensure your gifts make it in time to give for the holidays!
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