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    40 Gifts That Your Mom Won't Ask For, But Will Definitely Love

    Because they're not a regular mom; they're a cool mom.

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    1. A mini French press that'll make waking up early a little less terrible. They'll just need coffee, hot water, and four minutes to brew the perfect cup of Joe.

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    And you can add a bag of bestselling coffee to complete your gift.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $22+. Available in two colours.

    2. A wintery pyjama set they'll want to wear every single night to bed. The fleece material will feel super soft on their skin and the pants have a comfortable elastic waistband.

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    Get it from Simons for $59.95. Available in sizes XS-XL and in two prints.

    3. A glasses holder that'll keep them from dropping and losing their specs when they're not wearing them. It has a magnetic backplate, so they can attach it to anything they're wearing.

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    They can also use it to hang their ID badge, headphones, and other small items if they don't have a pocket.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $12.50.

    4. A set of bath bombs for the mom who believes no bath is complete without one. They're packed with soothing essential oils that smell amazing and will help them relax.

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    Get a pack of six from Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    5. A bracelet by Jenny Bird that'll let everyone know they have a heart of gold. The chain is thin, but has a chunky design that makes it a bit edgier than a simple gold bangle.

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    Jenny Bird is a Toronto-based jewelry company that has a collection of modern and minimalist baubles.

    Get it from Simons for $85.

    6. A pair of comfy suede slippers that'll feel like a nice, warm hug for their feet. They're lined with extra-cushy memory foam and soft faux fur, so they'll keep their feet comfortable and super cozy.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $26.34. Available in sizes 6-11 and in seven colours.

    7. A crossbody bag by Matt & Nat that they'll never want to leave the house without. It has three compartments, so it's spacious enough to hold all their essentials. Plus, it has a detachable strap, if they want to use it as a clutch or wallet.

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    Get it from Simons for $95. Available in two colours.

    8. A set of lipsticks for the mom that will never leave the house without a bold lip. They come in four eye-catching shades that will suit their ever-changing makeup mood.

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    Get it from Sephora Canada for $65.

    9. A set of ceramic measuring cups that look like a vintage Mason jar when they're stacked together, so they'll double as decor when they're not using them. Reviewers say they also make great bowls for dip.

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    The measuring cups come in sizes ¼ cup, 1/3 cup, ½ cup, and 1 cup. They also come with a set of measuring spoons in sizes ¼ teaspoon, ½ teaspoon, 1 teaspoon, and 1 tablespoon and a spoon rest.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $21.99. Available in two colours.

    10. A whisper-quiet ceramic diffuser that'll double as a humidifier. They can add a couple drops of their favourite essential oils and enjoy a soothing aromatherapy session.

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    It'll last up to seven hours on a full tank of water, but they can also set a timer.

    Get it from Simons for $45. Available in two colours.

    11. A set of loose leaf tea samples from DavidsTea that are so good, they'll feel a little ~guiltea~ about not sharing. Plus, they're all organic and caffeine free, so they can have a small cuppa before bed to help them unwind.

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    There are 12 different flavours and each tin makes about two cups of tea.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $24.

    12. A bamboo bathroom tray that'll keep all their creature comforts close by while they enjoy a relaxing soak. It has a stand to prop up their book, tablet, or eReader, and two built-in cup holders for a wine glass, coffee mug, or small candle.

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    The tray has an expandable arm to accommodate most bathtubs. To complete their bath accessories collection, check out this plushy bath pillow.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $38.84+. Available in two colours,

    13. A weighted blanket that'll hold them tight and won't let go. The weight of the blanket mimics the pressure they'd feel when someone hugs them, providing an instant calming effect.

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    They're designed to be around 10% of their body weight and are believed to help with insomnia and anxiety. Reviewers say it's much easier to fall and stay asleep when they use this weighted blanket. They also love how breathable the material is, which prevents them from overheating at night.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $58.54+. Available in four sizes and 13 colours/prints.

    14. A set of fancy jams that'll take their charcuterie board game to the next level. It comes with a mix of classic fruity jams and more unique wine-based jellies for when they want to try something different.

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    The set includes two fruity jams (strawberry and elderflower, and blueberry and lavender), three wine-based jams: (Bartlett pear and Riesling, Montmorency cherry and Merlot, and peach and sparkling Prosecco) and one wine-based jelly (rose petal and Gewürztraminer).

    Get a pack of six from Simons for $48.

    15. An Instant Pot that combines six different kitchen appliances into one — saving them a ton of space and effort. It'll replace the biggest and bulkiest of kitchen appliances like their pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, and steamer. Plus, it has 14 smart programs, so they can stew, steam, and slow cook all their favourite meals.

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    It also has an automatic feature that'll keep food warm for up to ten hours.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $79.95+. Available in two sizes.

    16. A wool trench coat that'll keep them looking cute all winter long. It has a detachable belt and removable mock neck collar that they can use on the days that they want to bundle up.

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    Get it from Simons for $199.95 (originally $295). Available in sizes XS-XL and in three colours.

    17. A digital photo frame with a slideshow feature, so they can see picture after picture of all their favourite people. It also has ports on the side to plug in USB and SD cards, so they it's super easy to set up.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for 89.99.

    18. A small soy wax candle that'll help them relax by filling their space with a soothing scent (there are nine to choose from). It'll burn for up to 50 hours and it comes in a beautiful glass jar that they can reuse once they've finished burning it.

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    They're made by Montreal-based company Baltic Club, which has a collection of colourful art prints, puzzles, and other homewares.

    Get it from Simons for $26. Available in nine scents.

    19. A pair of leather mittens that'll keep their digits toasty all season long. They have a warm sherpa lining and elastic cuffs at the wrist that'll keep heat from escaping.

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    Get it from Simons for $45. Available in sizes S-L and in five colours.

    20. A foam-tastic electric milk frother that'll help them whip up a frothy cappuccino, so they won’t need to leave the house for a fancy latte. Reviewers also like using it to make matcha, whipped cream, and hot chocolate.

    Four pictures showing someone frothing milk in a small metal can and creating latte art in a cup of coffee
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    The milk frother comes with two detachable whisk heads: a double spring and a single spring. They'll need three AAA batteries to power it.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $22.99.

    21. A split pie pan for the indecisive baker who can't choose between apple or pumpkin. The divider is removable, so they can also make a full-sized pie. Now they can have the best of both worlds, and they'll only have to wash one pan afterward.

    A pie pan with a divider in the middle One half the pin is in the pan and the other half is sitting beside it
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $21.27.

    22. A pair of beautiful tassel earrings that'll add a pop of colour to their outfit. They're handmade in Vancouver using glass beads and brass, so each pair is truly unique.

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    They're made by Three Sisters by Emma, a company owned by Métis artist Emma Cabana.

    Get them from Simons for $100.

    23. A set of fancy wine glasses, because after a day of being a mom, they deserve a glass or two. They're designed to fit comfortably in their hand as they swirl and sip their favourite wine.

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    The stems are reinforced with a special anti-break technology, making them extra durable and dishwasher safe.

    Get a set of four on Amazon Canada for $28.99+. Also available in a set of eight.

    24. A faux leather tote bag that'll match their on-the-go lifestyle. It's extra durable and will carry all of their stuff, without the straps breaking or digging into their shoulder.

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    It has a deep main compartment, a zippered pouch, and a handy pocket in the front.

    Get it from Simons for $49. Available in two colours.

    25. A copy of The Home Edit Life that your mom will love if they're really into organization. Instead of getting rid of their favourite things, this book will show them how to arrange everything in their home, so it'll look less chaotic and more curated.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $29.70. Also available for Kindle.

    26. A body care gift set by L'Occitane that'll keep their skin feeling hydrated as heck. Everything from the hand cream to the shower oil has a rich, smooth texture that'll sink right into their skin.

    A large tub of body cream, two tubes of hand cream, and a travel-sized bottle of shower oil in front of a small gift box
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    The set includes body cream, two tubes of hand cream, a bottle of shower oil.

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $77.

    27. A luxurious satin pillowcase that'll feel like an absolute dream against their skin. It'll also be great for their hair because it won't absorb moisture like cotton. Their locks will be safe from breakage, and reviewers say it keeps their tresses from getting frizzy and tangled.

    A person lying in bed while they cradle a pillow with a silk pillowcase on it
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    The satin material is cool to the touch and stays super smooth, so they won't wake up with those dreaded sleep lines on the side of their face.

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $119. Available in four colours.

    28. A tiny robotic vacuum that'll quietly clean their floors, so they won't have to. They can use it on carpeted and hardwood floors, and it'll run for up to 100 minutes before it needs to be emptied and recharged.

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    All they have to do is make sure all their cables are neatly tucked away, so this sleek-looking rugrat doesn't get tangled up.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $279.99+. Available in two colours.

    29. A cookbook holder that'll keep their cookbook or tablet at the perfect angle, so they can follow their recipe while whisking and stirring. It also has a helpful equivalents chart written on it, saving them from Googling the right measurement every time.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $32.27.

    30. A purrfect cat mug that'll fuel your mom's not-so-secret cat obsession. This mug will radiate Caturday vibes with every sip, and it comes with a small kitty-shaped spoon to stir their coffee.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.99+. Available in black and white.

    31. A chunky knit sweater that they'll probably live in this winter. It has a groovy cable knit pattern that'll add a little texture and personality to their outfit.

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    Get it from Simons for $79. Available in sizes XS-L and in two colours.

    32. A silicone cup that'll transform a bottle of wine or beer into a gigantic glass for them (and them alone) to enjoy. It's made with a flexible copolyester material that won't crack or break, and it has a silicone stem that'll fit into most bottles.

    A person holding a bottle of wine with a small cup attached to the top
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $28.09.

    33. A dual-ended jade facial roller that'll release all the tension from their face and promote relaxation. The textured end will exfoliate and tone their skin while the smooth end will calm their skin and reduce puffiness under their eyes. And if they put it in the fridge to cool, it'll make their skin absorb beauty products better.

    A person placing a jade facial roller against their cheek
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $44.

    34. A stylish duvet cover that'll upgrade their bedroom decor. One side has a beautiful floral print and the other is a calming shade of pink, so they can easily change up the look of their bedding.

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    The twin sheet set includes a pillowcase, a flat sheet, a fitted sheet. The full, queen, and king sheet sets include two pillowcases, a flat sheet, and a fitted sheet.

    Get it from Simons for $110+. Available in sizes twin—king.

    35. An AncestryDNA kit that'll help them trace their roots back to the furthest possible connection on their family tree. The test will even determine the region where their ancestors migrated from. It's the perfect gift for anyone who's been curious about their family history.

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    It's super easy to do. They'll send a sample of their saliva to the lab in the prepaid package, and receive a detailed report with all their findings in the mail in six to eight weeks.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $89.

    36. A shawl by Ralph Lauren they'll probably love if they're someone who's ALWAYS cold. They can easily pull it on when they're in the house or wear it under their coat to act as an extra layer.

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    Get it from Simons for $59.95 (originally $125).

    37. A travel-friendly Kindle that'll let them carry their impressive library collection with them at all times. It has plenty of storage space, so they can read whatever they want with the touch of a button.

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    They can create their optimal reading experience by adjusting the text size, font, and backlight.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $139.99.

    38. A pair of Keds sneakers that they can wear for any occasion. They have the same minimalist design and lightweight feel of classic white Keds, but they come in fun animal print that'll add a little extra something to their outfit.

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    Get a pair from Keds for $65. Available in sizes 5-10 and two prints

    39. A bear-shaped bookend that looks like a little ceramic figurine, but is actually made of concrete. It has a simple, minimalistic look that'll complement their home decor, and reviewers say it'll support a large collection of books.

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    Get it from EMSAYstudio on Etsy for $40+. Available in six colours.

    40. And finally, a bestselling KitchenAid stand mixer that'll unleash their inner Martha Stewart. The KitchenAid is the holy grail of cooking appliances and it comes with a flat beater, a dough hook, and a wire whip to do all the heavy lifting.

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    I personally own one and I'm constantly looking for ways to use it. My favourite thing about it is the dough hook because it cut my kneading time by more than half and makes baking homemade bread easier than ever. It's a little pricey, but it's absolutely worth it in the long run!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $239 (originally $350).

    They'll love their gift because it's great, but mostly because it came from you:

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