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    36 Mother's Day Gifts That Are Way Better Than Whatever You Got Them Last Year

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    1. A pack of hummingbird leaf-shaped tea bags that'll give their steeped beverages an avian twist. They're made of organic cotton and are free of chemicals, so they're a little easier on the environment, too.

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    Get a pack of five from TeaHeritage on Etsy for $12.28. Available in four flavours.

    2. A flower collage kit that'll give them some new artwork to show off in their home. This little display is super easy to assemble and is a crafty solution for their lack of a green thumb.

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    It comes with everything they'll need to complete their masterpiece, including pre-cut flower pictures and a frame.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $31.07. Available in three styles.

    3. A set of tie-free shoe laces that'll transform their favourite pair of runners into slip-ons. They'll make putting on their shoes quicker and easier, and won't come undone if they break into a sprint.

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    Get them on Amazon Canada for $11.99. Available in 12 colours.

    4. This 500-piece yogi puzzle that'll give them something to do besides binge-watch shows on Netflix. Not only will it pry their eyes away from screens for a hot sec, but it'll leave them with some beautiful new artwork to display (don't forget to grab them a tub of puzzle-saver, too).

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    Get it from Indigo for $21.99. Available in four styles.

    5. A pair of stainless steel wine tumblers with removable stems that'll save them from bringing their fancy crystal glasses camping. They're vacuum insulated, meaning they'll keep their hot drinks hot and their cold drinks cold.

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    Get a yellow and green pair on Amazon Canada for $48.20+. Also available in a pink and blue pair.

    6. A Jason Momoa-themed colouring book, if they're obsessed with Khal Drogo and would probably give away their first-born child (you) to spend a day with Aquaman (sorry, dad).

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    Don't forget to throw in some pencil crayons, too.

    Get it in Amazon Canada for $18.80. Also available in versions dedicated to Keanu Reeves, Idris Elba, and The Rock.

    7. A wireless charging stand, so they won't have to waste their computer's battery to charge their phone. It has nearly 16,000 positive reviews and reviewers love that they can charge their devices without removing their case.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $31.99+. Also available in white.

    8. A pair of wood-handled ravioli stamps that'll help them create some seriously gourmet noodle pockets in their own kitchen. They can also use them to craft dumplings, if they're more their jam.

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    It comes with one circular stamp and one square stamp.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.16. Also available in a pack of four.

    9. A deck of non-cheesy affirmation cards that'll give them the dose of positivity they need to keep on truckin'. Reviewers say that they're simultaneously inspiring and hilarious, which is a combo your mom can probably get on board with.

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    Each deck comes with 50 cards, so they won't run out of their happy thought supply for a very long time.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.29. Available in four styles.

    10. This silky neckerchief that'll make them look like stylish version of Fred Jones (ya know, from Scooby-Doo). It'll instantly elevate any outfit, meaning they can rock it with jeans and a top or something a lil' fancier.

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    Get it from Indigo for $22.50. Also available in blue.

    11. A question-a-day journal that'll take them a whole five years to complete. This written time capsule will let them see how they've changed (or stayed the same) over the years and will take way less time to fill out than a traditional diary.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.80.

    12. A compact cold brew maker, if they love coffee more than life itself. It'll start to work its magic as soon as they place the brewer on the carafe, so they won't need to do any extra work.

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    They can store the carafe inside the brewer when they're not using it.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $41.99.

    13. A pillowy-soft cotton sleep mask that'll block out every little bit of light and give them the best sleep of their life. Now they won't complain about your dad turning on the lights too early or staying up too late.

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    I own this and I love it. Thanks to an uncovered skylight, my room gets very bright before I'm ready to wake up. This thing blocks out every little bit of light, so I don't have to wake up with the sun. It's also really comfortable to sleep in (and I am very particular about my sleep gear).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    14. A spiral-bound activity book filled with criminal mind puzzles, if your mom fancies themself an armchair detective. If they love brain teasers, but want something a little more immersive than a crossword or sudoku puzzle, they'll love this.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.31.

    15. A bottle of Canadian-made Heartbeat hot sauce that'll help ~spice up their life~. They pack a punch in the flavour department, but won't put their taste buds out of commission for a week. Will you try and steal this for your own fridge? Definitely.

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    I'm a big hot sauce fanatic — like, I could drink it straight out of the bottle and be happy about it. I have a few options in my fridge that are so dang spicy, I'm pretty confident they were forged depths of hell, but, hey, that's my jam. These ones by Heartbeat are a nice option for when I still want to feel my tastebuds after a meal. The red habanero is my go-to for tacos and breakfast scrambies, and I love the pineapple-infused one for burgers. They're also made in Canada, which is pretty neat.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $14.99. Available in four flavours and in three- or six-packs.

    16. A petite aromatherapy diffuser that's small enough to fit in their car cup holder. It also works as a humidifier, which is a bonus if their space tends to feel a bit stuffy.

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    You can pair it with some essential oils to perfect their own blend.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.99. Also available with a textured surface.

    17. A floral ring dish that'll keep their tiniest treasures in one place. It's a chic (and useful!) addition to any bedside table or bathroom counter.

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    Get it from Simons for $6.

    18. A customizable photo album that they can fill with pictures of their four-legged friend. It has space to jot down notes, so they can record their most treasured memories.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.96 (originally $21.50).

    19. A pair of Apple AirPods Pro, so that they can bop to their favourite beats without messing with a tumbleweed of tangled wires. They last for nearly five hours on a single charge, so they won't have to stress about them dying in the middle of the day.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $262.99 (originally $329). Also available in the original version.

    20. This ultra-chic tote that they can fill to the brim with essentials, so they can assume their true identity as a modern-day Mary Poppins. It has a petite zippered pocket attached to one handle, so they can keep their go-to items from hiding in the bottom of their bag.

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    Get it from Indigo for $39.50. Also available in white and in a wider style.

    21. A reusable notebook that'll make electronic copies of everything they jot down with the help of a free app. Using it is simple: when they're done writing, they'll just hold their phone above the page. The free app will detect and capture the image, creating a digital copy that looks identical to their handwritten notes.

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    It comes with 36 reusable pages, a microfibre cloth, and a pen. Reviewers love it because they can jot down notes in meetings or class and send them out to friends and colleagues in a flash.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $46. Available in two styles and eight colours.

    22. A cozy wearable blanket that won't slide off their shoulders like a traditional throw. It even has feet, so their tootsies will stay toasty (even when their slippers have gone MIA).

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $32.99.

    23. This Disney-inspired cheese board that'll bring a little magic from the House of Mouse to their charcuterie platter. It has a hidden drawer that fits the three included cheese knives perfectly, so they won't need to have their own tools.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $56.13.

    24. This magical Revlon one-step styler that'll dry, volumize, and style their tresses all in one go. Now they won't need to mess around with a thousand hair tools when they're running late.

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    "If you hold it near your roots, you'll get more volume. If you pull it all the way through, you'll get a nice straightening effect. I personally like to roll it inwards for that tapered look. The round brush head is super handy, and I've even managed to get some pretty waves when I wrap my hair around it and leave it for a few seconds." —May Ning

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $64.96+. Available in four colours.

    25. A unisex Rose Apothecary hoodie, if your mom is the biggest Schitt's Creek fan on the planet. Reviewers say it's thick, warm, and super comfy, so they'll probably wear it all winter long.

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    Get it from LJOutfittersCo on Etsy for $55. Available in six colours and sizes S—XXL.

    26. This book of crossword puzzles from New York Magazine that'll keep them entertained for hours. It even includes a bonus cryptic puzzle for the seasoned pros who want more of a challenge (anagrams, ahoy!).

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    Because I am a huge word nerd, I do two crosswords online every day. I needed to up my game, so I bought this book of puzzles to take my clue-solving skills to the next level. The crosswords in this book range from historical to geographical to cultural, and offer something for every generation, so they can get their whole family involved. It's challenging, but not so challenging that I have to cheat and look at the answers for every puzzle.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.63 (originally $19.99).

    27. A pedicure sponge that's infused with shea butter, tea tree oil, and olive oil that'll leave their feet feeling and smelling, like, stupid good. Reviewers say it's amazing for people with cracked feet and that it washes away dead skin cells like no one's business.

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    This thing smells, like, bonkers good. I love that it's gentler than a pumice stone, but still gets the job done. I have pretty callused feet and this thing is slowly wearing them down to the baby-soft tootsies I dream of having (and eliminating stink along the way). It can last for more than 20 washes.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $7.24.

    28. A pastel electric mug warmer that'll keep their coffee or tea warm while they work, so they won't have to throw it in the microwave every half hour. Reviewers say that it's large enough to fit mugs of all shapes and sizes, and love that it shuts off automatically.

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    One reviewer even uses it to warm up their body oil, so it's not just a one-trick pony.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $35.99+. Available in six colours.

    29. A waterproof desk cover that'll replace that ratty old mouse pad they've been using forever. It'll cover almost their entire desk, so if they've got any scratches or notches they want to hide, this will be their stylish knight in shining armour.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.99. Available in 12 patterns.

    30. An ergonomic herb chopper with five ultra-sharp stainless steel blades that'll make chiffonading their basil, thyme, and mint a simple and straightforward process. Reviewers love how sharp the edges are and say it's much more effective than a knife.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.99.

    31. A Kindle Paperwhite, so they can carry a whole library of books with them wherever they go. It's a convenient size to tote around and they can magnify the font or change the boldness of the text, if they're having a hard time seeing.

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    It's waterproof and looks like real paper (without any glare) in the sunlight.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $139.99+. Available in 8GB and 32GB capacities.

    32. A non-stick lasagne trio pan, so they can make three different pasta recipes and only end up with one dirty pan. If they love cooking but hate washing dishes, they need this in their life.

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    They can also use it to make loaves of bread and cakes!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $32.74.

    33. A pair of reading socks that'll keep their toes from freezing off while they're maxin' and relaxin'. Unlike regular slippers, they can pull them over the ankles of their pants, so no cold air can sneak in.

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    Get them from Indigo for $34.50.

    34. A bottle of ultra-hydrating Mario Badescu facial spray to give your mom's morning routine a luxurious lil' upgrade. It'll save their skin from dryness and pack it with nourishing herbs and oils, leaving them feeling fresh, fine, and fierce in just a few spritzes.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $8.50. Also available in a larger size.

    35. An Alexa-enabled Echo Dot that'll become their electronic personal assistant and answer all their burning questions ("Alexa, what is a TikTok?"). It's also a speaker, meaning they can use it to catch up on podcasts or listen to playlists, too.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $69.99. Available in three colours.

    36. And finally, a pancake batter mixer that'll make whipping up flapjacks so easy, they'll probably make them for every meal (no shame in that!). All they'll need to do is add their ingredients, throw in the BlenderBall, and shake it up to mix everything together.

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    The device also has a spout lid, so they can draw out shapes with their batter.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    Cheers to buying the best gifts!


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