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7 Mother's Day Gift Ideas

best mothers day gifts in 2021

Mother's Day is right around the corner. Here are 7 simple gift ideas to show Mom how much she means to you!

Mothers deserve appreciation every day, but we have just a single dedicated holiday to really show Mom how much we care. Our staff at Bestcovery came up with 7 simple gift ideas for 2021 to show Mom a token of our gratitude.

Flower Bouquet

Don't worry about it being seen as cliché - flowers are popular for a good reason! They're the perfect gift to show respect and appreciation, meaning they're practically custom-fit for Mother's Day. Stick with a traditional bouquet with Mom's favorite flowers, or try something a little more whimsical to break the mold.

Chocolates and Candy

Gifting Mom with chocolates and candy for Mother's Day is another perennial favorite, and it'll never go out of style! Gift baskets are a great way to make a statement. Another idea is to go with something a little more unexpected like retro-style candies or a cookie cake. It's the thought that counts, but there's no harm in satisfying a sweet tooth, either.


For the Mom who has everything she needs, it's hard to go wrong with some feel-good accessories. Candles in particular are a popular option; they're surprisingly practical and require almost no effort to use, but are worth their weight in gold when it comes to making "home" feel more like a personal sanctuary space. Some of our favorites are candles and diffusers from Anthropologie or Jo Malone. For a more special touch, Homesick Candles specializes in "bottling" the scent from a particular area to appeal to nostalgia or to invoke feelings from a specific place in the world.

Cutting Board

If Mom loves to cook, chances are she's always in need of a new cutting board. Rather than picking up a generic one from the local grocery store, how about something a little more specialized? Royal Craft Wood offers this extra-large cutting board made of 100% organic bamboo, which is naturally antibacterial and antimicrobial - something we can all appreciate during this time. The bamboo construction also means it won’t dull knives, and the drip groove goes all the way around to keep any potential mess contained. This board has a convenient handle for grip and storage, and is large enough to hold enough food for a family gathering.

Facial Mask

Since spas everywhere are probably closed, treat Mom to a spa day at home for Mother's Day! This Dead Sea Mud mask is perfect for reducing acne by purifying and cleaning clogged pores. Naturally rich in minerals and gentle on the skin, this face and body mask can be used daily for more glowing and healthy skin. Plus, it comes with an additional amusement benefit for Mom: it's a great way to scare kids when it's being used.

Amazon Kindle

If you've ever noticed Mom reading her favorite books or magazines by squinting to see a smartphone screen, an Amazon Kindle might be one of the most practical gifts to give her this year. Amazon's library supports countless titles (including audiobooks) to choose from. We recommend the Kindle Paperwhite specifically - the screen is much easier on the eyes for extended reading sessions, and the fact that it's waterproof means Mom can bring it to the pool or beach as well. If you want to go the extra distance, consider a gift subscription to Audible to go with the Kindle Paperwhite.

A good bottle of wine

If you're out of ideas or you've left things until the last minute, don't fret. A good bottle of wine is a great Mother's Day gift and should be very straightforward to procure, even in these crazy times. Try a nice Merlot; our favorite is Petrolo Galatrona, but there are many other options out there. Likewise, a bottle of Champagne fits the occasion just the same. Veuve Cliquot Yellow Label Brut is an extremely popular choice, and there's no shortage of other great options.

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