15 Meaningful Gifts for Mom That She’s Sure to Love

Because we know your mom can be hard to shop for.

Our moms do so much for us, but when it comes to finding them a gift to show our appreciation, each year it gets harder and harder. Since most moms don’t want a gift just for the sake of getting a gift (how many times has your mom said, “I don’t need/want anything for the holidays”?), it’s important to give them something that’s both meaningful and unique. So what do you get for the mom who has everything and says she wants nothing?

To help you find the perfect gift to give to your mom, we rounded up some ideas we know she’ll love. Whether you’re the sentimental type and want to get her something especially thoughtful or you’re just looking for something she’ll actually get use out of, these gifts for mom are bound to be hits. After all, she deserves it.

Gift ideas for mom:

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Artifact Uprising Everyday Photo Book

$$59+
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Any mom will love one of these gorgeous, high-quality hardcover photo books. Load it up with your favorite photos and personalize it with sweet messages to her. She’ll be able to relive the memories inside every time she looks at it.

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Barefoot Dreams Cozy Chic Robe

$$99
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Perfect for cozy evenings at home, this cushy robe is made from a machine-washable microfiber that won’t ever shrink or pill—something every laundry-doing mom will appreciate. It comes in multiple colors and is so soft that she won’t want to take it off.

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Madewell Zip-Top Medium Transport Leather Tote

$$178
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For the mom who’s always on the go, give her a tote bag that can accommodate everything she needs in one stylish place. Featuring a convenient zip closure and roomy interior and exterior pockets, it’s decidedly chic, functional, and classic.

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You can’t go wrong gifting mom a cozy pair of slippers, and this charming plaid pair—with the words “mama bear” embroidered on top—is sure to put a smile on her face.

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This thoughtful pillow cover holds the sweetest message for mom. She can put it in her bedroom, living room, or office for a daily reminder of how much she’s truly appreciated.

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Portable Back Massager Neck Massager with Heat

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For all she does, mom deserves a little bit of R&R from time to time. This handy personal massager offers heat and a deep kneading massage that will help alleviate muscle pain in her neck, shoulders, back, legs, and feet.

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It Cometics Celebrate Confidence in Your Skincare Anti-Aging Set

$$55
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Celebrate your mama’s fabulous age with this four-piece, limited-edition holiday gift set that features products suitable for all skin types. It includes the brand’s best-selling super cream with skin-loving ceramides, anti-aging collagen, and peptides, which have been clinically proven to reduce the appearance of pores, fine lines, and wrinkles. She’ll be glowing after just once use.

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Letters to My Mom Book

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If you’re looking to give a meaningful gift that your mom will treasure for years to come, consider getting her this book of letters. Each page comes with a prompt for a letter you can write to your mom, plus an envelope you can seal with the date you want her to open it.

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Aleksi Faux Fur Throw Blanket

$$128
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Give mom one of these soft and snuggly blankets for nights in on the couch. They’re cozy, plush, and cute to boot.

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Amazon Essentials Women's Classic Fit Long-Sleeve Full-Zip Polar Soft Fleece Jacket

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This best-selling Amazon basic is the kind of clothing item your mom will actually wear. The mid-weight fleece jacket comes in tons of colors and features a high collar, full-zip front, and side-seam pockets. It works perfectly as a finishing touch to a cool-weather look or as a comfy base layer when it’s time to bundle up.

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L'Occitane Hand Cream Trio

$$28
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With all the extra hand-washing we’ve been doing this year, give mom some luxurious hand lotions for a little extra nourishment. This set of three is the perfect size for throwing in her purse.

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Engraved Two-Tone Bamboo Cutting Board

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For the mom who loves to cook, this adorable cutting board is a great gift idea that will remind her of you every time she makes a dish.

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Vitruvi Stone Diffuser

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This beautiful handcrafted ceramic diffuser will add some relaxation to any room. Pair it with some essential oils and give mom the gift of comfort and aromatherapy. 

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Dyson Airwrap Complete Styler

$$549
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For the beauty-loving mama, the Dyson Airwrap complete hair system is worth the splurge. It’s suitable for all hair types and includes a pre-styling dryer, multiple smoothing brushes, two different-sized barrels for voluminous curls or waves, and a round volumizing brush. It’s basically a full-on salon blowout she can now do at home. 

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23andMe Ancestry + Traits Service: Personal Genetic DNA Test

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Give your mom the tools to learn more about her family’s heritage and ancestry composition with this innovative kit. She can even opt in to find, connect, and message those who share DNA with her as well as build out a family tree that goes generations back. 

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