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Mother’s Day is quickly approaching this Sunday, May 8th. Although every day should be a day for moms, Mother’s Day is a great day where you can focus on the mom in your life and show her how much she means to you.


Whether you make something homemade or find her the perfect gift, your mom will be happy to know she’s on your mind on her special day. Keep reading to check out some Mother’s Day gift ideas that you can give your mom this Mother’s Day!


Family Breakfast or Brunch

Mother Daughter Brunch


Wake mom up with the homemade smell of breakfast or brunch food to start her day on a positive note! Have a vase of fresh flowers on the table as well to liven up your space and put a smile on mom’s face.


Sometimes it’s more about the thought behind a gift than the value of the gift itself, and your mom will enjoy having a homemade meal with her family around the table!


Homemade Mother’s Day Card

homemade mother's day card


If you decide to present your mom with a card on Mother’s Day, make sure to include words that would mean a lot to your mom and not just leave whatever is already printed in the card. Try any of the following ideas!


  • Memories you’ve had with her that mean a lot to both of you
  • 5 things you love about your mom
  • A lesson you learned from her that you’ve been able to apply to something in your life
  • Reflect on a funny story about the family


Mother’s Day Cupcakes

mother's day cupcakes


Who doesn’t like cupcakes?! Bake a cake or ever trending cupcakes with love for your mom this Mother’s Day. Make sure to make her favorite flavor, and if your mom isn’t a fan of cake, try making her favorite foods for a homemade dinner!


Mother’s Day Baskets

mother's day gift basket


Make your mom a basket comprised of her favorite items! Here are a few theme ideas!


  • Spa day
    • Magazines
    • Bubble bath soap
    • Nail polish
    • Lotion


  • Tea
    • Mom’s favorite tea
    • Honey
    • Biscuits
    • New tea cup and saucer


  • Movie night
    • Popcorn
    • Gift card to a movie theater or a copy of a movie she would like to see
    • Candy
    • Favorite drink


This is a unique gift idea where you can be creative and really think about what your mom loves to do or is interested in. What does your mom do in her free time? Think about items that she would use and make it into a basket.


Photo Collage or Scrapbook



Gather all of the pictures that make up things your mom has done in the last year and comprise them into a scrapbook or photo collage. Your mom will love reliving these memories with you. A more modern day version of this is the digital picture frames that you can load with images that will play throughout the day that your mom can enjoy! 


These are a few of the many gifts for mom that you can have ready on Mother’s day, however, remember that Mother’s Day is a day when you can show your mom how much you appreciate the sacrifices she has made and the support she has given you.


Remember that although this is the official holiday focused on moms, you can show your mom how thankful you are for her all year long!

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