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    Just 37 Mother's Day Gift Ideas For Your Mother-In-Law Because, Yes You Need To Get Her A Gift Too

    You'll be her favorite in-law in no time flat.

    Hey! While we’re doing our best to make sure the products we feature will arrive in time for Mother's Day, shipping times can vary depending on where you live, which product you purchase, and more. So order earlier than you think you need to and be sure to double check the retailers’ websites for shipping information to ensure that your gift will arrive in time for May 8th!

    1. A personalized wooden recipe book binder for her to cherish for years to come and fill with all her favorite recipes – maybe even some from her parents and grandparents. I spy a family heirloom in the making!

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    Enjoy The Wood / Etsy

    Enjoy The Wood is a US-based Etsy shop specializing in 3D wooden maps and custom recipe book binders made from high-quality birch plywood.

    To personalize the book cover, just type what you want it to say in the text box above the quantity option! Easy peasy. You could also send the shop a photo of a custom design you'd like them to engrave for an additional fee.

    Promising review: "I was looking for the perfect gift for my mother's wedding anniversary and came upon this beautiful recipe book! The owner was super kind and updated me on the design I requested. They made accommodations to fit my request, and I honestly am so satisfied with the results! It also came extremely fast in a super-secure package. I definitely recommend this product as a gift for your loved ones, or for yourself. :)" —Sera

    Shipping: Approximately 4–12 business days

    Get it from Enjoy The Wood on Etsy for $19.50+ (available in three sizes, three cover designs, and with or without papers and dividers).

    2. A super sweet jewelry dish that says, "Thank you for loving me as your own," to remind her of how appreciative you are of her. 🥺 

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    Reviewer image of the dish with jewelry on it

    Promising review: "When my mom-in-law opened the package, she had to take a moment as she teared up. She's not overly emotional, but this simple message in the dish tray really got to her. Don't stop at this trinket tray, you can pair it with a few other items that would make for a perfect gift ensemble. The dish fell as the cat kicked it from our coffee table but it remained intact, no breaks." —Every Creature Counts

    Shipping: Two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    3. A versatile personalized initial canvas tote for her to carry all her stuff in, whether that means notebooks and her laptop for work, groceries at the supermarket, or a towel and sunscreen at the beach.

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    Reviewer image of six bags on a table with the the initials M, J, K, J, T, and A

    Another gift idea: Fill this bag up with other goodies and some tissue paper for a cute and thoughtful Mother's Day gift basket!

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this bag. My boss came into work with her bag and I fell in love with it and the same day ordered mine. I use the bag as a work bag. The bag is so roomy, sturdy and tough that it holds my laptop, a few notebooks, folders and my heavy makeup bag and I still have a ton more room. It goes with any look. I've carried it wearing sweatpants and sweatshirts and it's classy enough to wear with jeans and a nice blouse. The price is amazing for the quality and I would definitely buy this again as a gift for a family or friends." —Fa'amasino

    Shipping: Two-day shipping for Prime members or 4–5 business days for custom text

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95 (available in letters A–Z or with custom text).

    4. A handmade pair of leather huarache sandals she'll be wearing *everywhere* the second it gets warm out. Might as well buy yourself a pair too!

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    Reviewer of someone wearing the black sandals
    Artesanias Camila / Etsy

    Artesanias Camila is a Texas-based Etsy shop specializing in handmade sandals, handbags, dresses, jackets, and more.

    Promising review: "These shoes are spectacular in person and I’ve already received so many compliments! The fit is roomy enough to accommodate wide feet and the color is very vivid. I’m looking forward to giving the sandals lots of use. Thanks for a fantastic product!" —dirtybeet6

    Shipping: Approximately 5–7 business days

    Get it from Artesanias Camila on Etsy for $43.20 (available in women's sizes 5–10 and four colors).

    P.S. If she's more of a platform shoe fan, we've got a list of those too!

    5. An über popular bookmark that's both thoughtful *and* budget-friendly. It's designed so she can fill in the spaces on the book spines with each book she finishes. She'll never lose track of what she's read thanks to you!

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    Image of the bookmark in a book
    British Book Art / Etsy

    British Book Art is a UK-based Etsy shop specializing in unique bookmarks and book art.

    Promising review: "Adorable bookmarks! The color is so fresh and the details are darling. I purchased one for myself and one for my niece and we both love them! The seller was wonderful about sending out updates for the shipping." —Stephanie Green

    Shipping: Approximately 8–18 business days

    Get it from British Book Art on Etsy for $3.69.

    6. An air plant, geode, and crystal sun catcher so mesmerizing she'll be counting down the hours 'til sunset each day to catch a glimpse of the room being illuminated with little specks of light.

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    BuzzFeed writer's image of the sun catcher with water background
    The Charmer Boutique / Etsy, Brittany Gibson / BuzzFeed

    The Charmer Boutique is a New York–based Etsy shop specializing in Reiki-infused crystal sun catchers and home decor. (Psst, if she loves crystals like this gorgeous piece of agate, here are some crystal necklaces she'll appreciate!) 

    This double hoop agate crystal air plant is even prettier in person! I have it hanging on my sliding door and it's surprisingly stable. I've lost track of how many times my friends have come over and said, "Oooh, this is pretty!" as they went to open the sliding door. Not to mention, it comes with a gorgeous piece of agate and an adorable air plant, and no one can ever have too many of either of those!

    Shipping: Approximately 9–11 business days

    Get it from The Charmer Boutique on Etsy for $65+ (available with or without a suction cup).

    7. And an adorable succulent pillow from Green Philosophy to match her new sun catcher and add a *pop* of color anywhere she puts it!

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    Brittany Gibson / BuzzFeed, Amazon

    This is truly one of my favorite things I own. It's SO cute and I get tons of compliments on it! It's also incredibly soft and comfortable to lay on. Tbh, if I could fill my entire apartment with *just* Green Philosophy pillows, I would. 

    Shipping: Two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $45 (available in six designs at varying price points).

    8. A ridiculously versatile Our Place Always pan destined to become her new cooking BFF. Seriously, this thing can do everything a frying pan, sauté pan, steamer, skillet, saucier, saucepan, non-stick pan, spatula, and spoon rest can do, but more conveniently. 

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    Our Place

    And if she loves cooking, here are some super cool kitchen gadgets to gift alongside her new pan.

    Promising review: "This has easily become my favorite cookware item! It's big enough to make around four servings of things, but still feels light and small. It's also super easy to clean, which is my favorite part! I almost exclusively use this pan now." —Pournami R.

    Shipping: Approximately 

    Get it from Our Place for $145 (available in seven colors).

    9. borosilicate glass electric tea kettle so she doesn't have to wait around for the water on the stove to heat up for her tea each morning or night. This little kettle will have her water ready in minutes — all she has to do is flip a switch!

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    (Psst, you can find more tea-related gifts here!)

    I cannot say enough great things about this little kettle! I love drinking tea but dread waiting for water to heat up on the stove (and I won't put it in the microwave). I did a lot of research on electric tea kettles before deciding on this one, but I can confirm it's now one of my most prized kitchen possessions. It heats up ridiculously quickly, has a ~pretty~ blue LED light illuminating it, and it's SO easy to use. You literally fill it up with water and tap the switch!

    Shipping: Two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $29.97 (originally $49.99).

    10. And an adorable "Baby Nessie" tea infuser shaped like a tiny version of the Loch Ness Monster to swim around in her mug until her tea is ready to drink.

    Promising review: "Baby Nessie is an excellent gift for the tea lover in your life, whether that's you or someone else. It's adorable and unusual enough that it won't be forgotten in a lonely drawer of lost kitchen gadgets, and it really works. It's easy to fill, cleans in a snap, and looks cute rising up out of your tea cup or mug. Oh, also makes a great cup of tea." —kbat

    Shipping: Two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $16.75 (available in three colors).

    11. A quirky ceramic rainbow unicorn mug to remind your mother-in-law that she's definitely the coolest mother-in-law around, no questions asked.

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    Promising review: "My mom loved this for Mother’s Day. It makes her laugh every time she uses it. Looks like the picture." —Jaresha D Vega

    Shipping: Two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    12. A digital photo frame for her to smile at as you and the rest of the fam *instantly* send over new photos via email or app so she'll always stay in the loop.

    Reviewer image of their black photo frame on a table
    Reviewer image of their black photo frame on a table

    Promising review: "I have had the Nixplay Smart Digital Picture Frame 10.1 Inch Wood-Effect for two weeks now. It was like opening a new iPhone. The packaging was extremely high quality and instructions were well written. In looking for a photo album, I wanted to avoid a cheap company with poor quality and, thankfully, that wasn't my experience with Nixplay. The finish of the frame is top-notch. There was a high quality bendable stand on the back. The picture quality is crisp. The app is easy to use. It also syncs with Google Photos. The settings are abundant. You can edit the amount of time a picture is shown, how the photo fits in the frame, brightness, transition style, sleep hours, and more. Also, there is a programmable motion sensor to save on electricity. I waited a long time to find a good picture frame and overlooked this one for a while due to uncertainty. I'm glad I picked this. It makes for a great gift. I would consider getting another for myself I need one in the future and I like nice things. It's everything I wanted in a photo frame. I'm an amateur photographer and this is a great way to display my hobby." —David

    Shipping: Two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $168.94+ (available in two sizes and four varieties). 

    13. A Zyllion shiatsu back and neck massager that I can personally say is one of the best things I've purchased in my lifetime – and nearly 30,000 reviewers agree it's 5-starworthy.

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    Reviewer image of the back massager

    And here are even more back massagers she'll be forever grateful for!

    With nearly 30,000 5-star reviews, I'm far from the only one who is obsessed with this life-changing heated back massager. I purchased this Zyllion shiatsu back and neck massager FIVE years ago and it's still going strong. I usually use it while I'm in bed reading or on the couch watching TV. The best part is being able to move it around to work on different parts of your body. Need an upper back massage? No problem. Lower back? Sure. How about calves? Yep! Thighs? Obvi. There's really no going wrong with this little Zyllion shiatsu back and neck massager. Plus, it heats up to really knead into your muscles. I'm in love.

    Shipping: Two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $64.95+ (originally $99.95; available in three colors).

    14. A set of four copper-toned stemless wineglasses to give her wine glass collection a refresh.

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    Reviewer image of four wine glasses

    Promising review: "These glasses are great. The glasses have a nice thickness to them, but they're not overly thick or thin. You can hold them and handle them without feeling like the glass might break in your hand. I love the copper look and red wine in the glasses. The copper exterior darkens whatever liquid you have in your glass for a deeper, richer look." —Brian

    Shipping: Two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in three colors).

    15. A top-rated pair of vibrant floral hoop earrings from J.Crew she's pretty much guaranteed to get compliments on each time she wears 'em. Hello, quintessential statement earrings!

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    J. Crew

    There's plenty more hoop earrings where these came from, btw!

    Promising review: "I have these in two colors. Both are stunning in person, better than the pics online. The quality is top-notch and the stones are perfectly paired. They are lightweight too. Be prepared to get loads of compliments." —Neha

    Shipping: Approximately 3–6 business days

    Get them from J.Crew for $65 (available in two colors).