Mother's Day 2019 Gift Guide (wrapped present with pink ribbon and pink carnations)
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Mother’s Day is a perfect opportunity to show your mom just how much she’s loved—we hope you do that all the time, but this is her day above all others, so you better make it extra-special. What that means depends on your particular mom’s proclivities, of course, but we’re sure there’s something she’d love on one of these lists. Whether she’s a wine enthusiast, cookbook fanatic, avid gardener, style icon, or has zero time to make dinner, we’ve got you (and your mom) covered.

Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts That Don’t Seem Like an Afterthought

best last minute Mother's Day gifts on Amazon Prime


If you left it til the last-minute (it happens), but you still want to give your mom something really nice to unwrap, check out these lovely items from Amazon that don’t seem anything like an after-thought. See our Last-Minute Gifts for Mom from Amazon Prime. And check out CNET’s last minute Mother’s Day gift picks too!

Gifts for Moms Who Don’t Want Anything

Ovenly Mother's Day cookies


Is your mom no help at all when it comes to picking out a gift for her? Does she insist she doesn’t really want (or need) anything except maybe for you to call her? She might actually be telling the truth, but even so, it’s still nice to give her a little something. These are things nearly any mom would appreciate. See our Gifts for Moms Who Say They Don’t Want Any Presents.

Best Bouquets for Mother’s Day

Urban Stem flowers online

Urban Stem

If you act fast, there’s still time to send flowers, which most moms legitimately love—just shop around a bit to find the perfect style of floral arrangement for your mom. And be sure to include a nice note on the card. See our Mother’s Day Flower Gift Guide.

Gifts for Dog Moms

PetCube remote dog cat camera and treat dispenser


Because some of us consider our pets our children, and caring for canines takes a lot of work. So treat the dog mom in your life to something she’ll love (i.e. puppy-related, of course). See our Totally Fetch Gifts for Dog Moms.

The Best Mother’s Day Meal Kits

Mother's Day meal kits (Hello Fresh Mother's Day Brunch Box)

Hello Fresh

Giving the gift of a meal kit delivery service subscription can be a boon to busy moms, but Hello Fresh also has one-off boxes you can order for Mother’s Day Brunch or Mother’s Day Dinner! So even if you’re not the greatest cook, you can pull off a lovely homemade meal for your mom. See The Best Mother’s Day Meal Kits.

Gifts for Moms Who Love Cookbooks

best cookbooks for Mother's Day gift


No matter how your mom approaches cooking—as an art form, as a science, as a chore, as a means of staying healthy—there’s a perfect cookbook for her on this list. See our Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Cookbooks for Every Type of Mom.

Gifts for Moms Who Need to Chill

Lord Jones CBD gummies Mother's Day gift box

Lord Jones

Most moms are no strangers to stress, so treat your mother to something that’ll help her relax, whether that’s a beautiful box of CBD gummies or a virtual at-home spa kit (including fluffy robe and scented candles). See our Gifts for Moms Who Deserve to Relax.

Gifts for Moms Who Need Coffee

Fellow Stagg pour-over coffee maker


Is your mom a caffeine queen? Then make her day with one of these perfect products for coffee devotees, whether she likes pour-over, French press, cold brew, or even just the smell of coffee. See our Mother’s Day Gifts for Moms Who Love Coffee.

Gifts for Moms With Expensive Tastes (When You Can’t Necessarily Afford Them)

Target pink glass pitcher


If your mom is all about that luxe life and you’re all about that ramen budget, these gifts will please both of you—they’re super stylish, but won’t drain your bank account (though you might have to forgo a few iced coffee trips to make up the difference). See our Affordable but Impressive Gifts for Mom.

Gifts for Moms Who Are Entertaining Experts

Sur la Table golden pineapple tumbler glass

Sur la Table

Is your mom a perfect hostess who plans dinners, brunches, cocktail hours, and get-togethers as a hobby? Then treat her to one of these stylish gifts that’ll lend a little something extra to her next shindig. See our Classy Mother’s Day Gifts for the Mom Who Loves to Entertain.

Gifts for Moms Who Love Martha Stewart (and Gardening)

Walmart Martha Stewart gardening tools


Got a mom who adores tending her garden and idolizes Martha Stewart? Then it’s a good thing Martha recently debuted a line of gardening products, including the most adorable chainsaw we’ve ever seen. Only Martha could pull that off. See our favorites here: Martha Stewart’s New Gardening Collection at Walmart Is Perfect for Spring (and Your Mom).

Gifts for Moms Who Want to Get Out of the Kitchen

Faberware air fryer


We’ve all gotta eat, but we don’t always manage to fit cooking dinner into our busy schedules—your mom may be no exception. Or maybe she just doesn’t enjoy being in the kitchen, but still appreciates a good meal. In either case, these gifts will ensure she eats well with minimal effort. See our Gifts for Moms Who Hate to Cook (Or Just Don’t Have Time).

Gifts for Moms Who Love Wine

bathtub wine holder


Did someone say sommelier? If your mom is a wine-loving woman, whether she’s #roseallday or into serious reds, she’d be thrilled with any of these items, from wine club subscriptions to professional-grade equipment for serving and saving wine. See our Gifts for Moms Who Love Wine.

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Jen is an editor at Chowhound. Raised on scrapple and blue crabs, she hails from Baltimore, Maryland, but has lived in Portland (Oregon) for so long it feels like home. She enjoys the rain, reads, writes, eats, and cooks voraciously, and stops to pet every stray cat she sees. Continually working on building her Gourmet magazine collection, she will never get over its cancellation. Read more of her work.
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