Mother's Day Gift Guide 2023
What to give to Mom this Mother’s Day
Plus French toast, of course
Mother’s Day 2023 is rolling around on May 14th, and you’re wondering what you can possibly give to Mom this year. With all that moms do, one day of the year to celebrate them is never enough. We do acknowledge that relationships and experiences with moms vary immensely, with life taking each of us diverse places throughout our personal stories. If your mom is near or far, geographically or emotionally, we see you.
If your mom is like mine† was, all she ever wanted if she had her way was to have all her kids together in one place. I truly believe that her utmost desire was for each of us to be happy, and no gift that I did or didn’t give on Mother’s Day would do justice to her love for us. I started to see Mother’s Day as a chance simply to genuinely thank her, to recognize how she’d raised my sisters and me to love each other well. Along with attempting to bake up sugar-free cinnamon rolls or a clean version of French toast, her favorites. See our list of gift ideas for Mother’s Day, so you can share a minute expression of how much you appreciate the mother in your life.
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Lily of the Valley Painted Tapers by Chefanie
For when she wants to add an extra touch of sophisticated to her space. Handmade in Italy, whether she lights them or not, she can revel in the refined element they add to her home.
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For the Mixologist Mom
Aplós NA Spirits
Curated by experts for premium quality, pleasurable taste, and functional ingredients—so she can sip it on the rocks without the effects of alcohol. Infused with adaptogens and botanicals, Aplós concocts an atmosphere she can sustain.
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Psst: If she’s big into non-alcoholic mocktails, we’ve got you covered with options here.
For the Fashionista Mom
Heart PJs by Roller Rabbit
Because is there anything better than going to bed feeling the epitome of warm, cute, and cozy? Regardless of the season, this breathable, premium cotton set will give her the deep sleep she needs, in chic fashion.
For the Leisure-loving Mom
For when she wants to use her hands in a way beyond washing dishes, crunching numbers, delivering powerpoint extraordinaire presentations, and folding laundry. No matter her artistic (or lack of) background, partaking in forming these gorgeous scenes becomes an essence of meditation and expression.
Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
Voted 2022 book of the year by New York Times, Woman & Home, Good Housekeeping, and Oprah Daily. This novel captures the reader from the start with an easy-to-follow yet severely realistic storyline of life, love, loss, pet dogs, and the things in between.
For the Mom Who Needs Some Serenity
The Started Collection by Merigold
Skincare isn’t going out of style anytime soon, and your mother will always appreciate a quality addition to her portfolio. With organic, natural ingredients and serums with names like “Hydrate + Glow” this is a set you can’t go wrong with. Includes face mask, ritual set, and facial oil.
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Massage or Facial
To truly give her an opportunity to schedule intentional time to take a load off, because you know that she otherwise likely wouldn’t.
Pro Tip: Ask the spa ahead of time if you can include a note, champagne, Aplós, or flowers to welcome her into the ambience of relaxation.
Set her up for true relaxation with this heated blanket. Plus, promote glowing skin, improve circulation, and give her an all-around experience right at home that transports her to a warm land far away full of bliss, peace, and restorative moments.
For Every Mom Everywhere
Because she deserves flowers more than just one day of the year, but especially today as a way of saying “Thank you, I love you, I am the most grateful for you” in ways that only fresh blooms can.
Looking for more options? Best places to order flowers from
Opting to do a little DIY? How to arrange flowers
Give your Mom an extra hug this Mother’s Day, or at least set time aside for a phone call. Every mother / child relationship is unique and nuanced with the flavors of life experiences. Whichever category yours may fall into, we hope you savor the time you get to spend with her this Mother’s Day.
Pair these gifts with a few of our favorite DIY, decor, and hosting moments here:
†Personal anecdote from Partytrick content writer Danielle Nederend
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Be Mine, Valentine
This crafty kids party is a great way to celebrate with your favorite littles.
Cocktails with Aplos
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