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    29 Mother's Day Gifts That Your Mom Will Actually Appreciate

    For all the cool moms.

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    1. A simple card with a beautiful illustration that'll let them know you're thinking of them. It's a Mother's Day tradition to send a nice card and this one is completely blank inside, so you have all the space to fill with a few kind words.

    A card with an illustration of a bouquet of flowers
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    BrushandBird is a Canadian Etsy shop based in Sarnia, ON.

    Get it from BrushandBird on Etsy for $6.

    2. A pair of fresh white kicks from Keds that they can wear for any occasion. They have a thick platform like the chunky sneakers that are super popular right now, but aren't nearly as bulky or heavy.

    A person wearing running shoes
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    Get them from Keds for $100. Available in sizes 5—11 and two colours.

    3. A popcorn gift set that'll make the perfect snack for their next movie night. The set comes with three types of seasoning, so they can choose sweet, salty, or spicy.

    Three tall jars of popcorn kernels and three small jars of popcorn seasonings
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    The set includes three jars of kernels (yellow gold, white gold, and rose gold) and three jars of seasoning (spice sea salt, smoky sea salt, and cinnamon sugar).

    Get it from Simons for $54.

    4. 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 or holds them, providing an instant calming effect.

    A weighted blanket on the bottom half of a bed
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    It's designed to be around 10% of their body weight and are believed to help with insomnia and anxiety.

    Get it from Indigo for $199. Available in three weights.

    5. A Click and Grow countertop garden that'll turn their kitchen into a personal vegetable plot. It can grow three plants at a time, so they can use fresh, pesticide-free produce in their cooking 365 days a year.

    A small rectangular box with lettuce growing out of it and a lamp above it
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    It comes with three basil pods, so they can start growing right away. It’s also super easy to use: just insert the plant pods, plug it in, fill it with water, and 🎶 let it grow, let it grow! 🎶

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $129.99. Available in three colours.

    6. A bouquet that'll fill their space with sweet, sweet scent of fresh flowers. There are dozens of options to choose from and they'll get delivered right to their door.

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    Get a bouquet from 1-800-Flowers $44.99+.

    7. A copy of Joanna Gaines' book Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave that'll prove staying home is the new going out. It's all about how their home can reflect their personality through decorations and is filled with tons of photos that'll inspire them to make their space more homey.

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    Get it from Amazon for $39.01. Also available for Kindle.

    8. A romper by Smash + Tess that is perfect for lounging in. They'll never have to wonder what to wear with it, because it's magically an all-in-one outfit. All they have to do is put it on and go.

    Two people wearing matching rompers
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    Smash + Tess is a Canadian fashion brand based in Richmond, B.C.

    Get it from Indigo for $119. Available in sizes XS—XL.

    9. A travel-friendly Kindle that'll let them carry their impressive library collection with them at all times. Even though they really like reading a print book, they're willing to admit the benefits of a Kindle.

    A Kindle eReader lying on a large knit blanket
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    It has plenty of storage space, so they can read whatever they want with the touch of a button. Plus, they can create their optimal reading experience by adjusting the font, font size, and backlight.

    "I got the Kindle Paperwhite for Christmas and it's the best gift I've received in years. It's so easy to read, and I love that I can switch between books so easily. I also recommend this fabric cover for it — it's a bit pricier than other Kindle covers, but the fabric is waterproof, and it's got a magnet that'll hold the cover open while you read. If you're a bookworm like I am, this is life saver." —Kat Angus

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Kindle Paperwhite (#18 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $139.99+. Available in two sizes.

    10. A pair of glass watering globes that'll keep their plant babies happy and hydrated, so they won't have to water them for a few days. They also look like little glass stones and will add a chic touch to their plant displays.

    Two glass globes sitting in a bed of plants
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    Get two from Simons for $28.

    11. A compact air fryer that'll crisp their foods without using oil, but will still pack a punch when it comes to flavour. The basket is big enough to fit all their favourite foods, and it'll cook them faster than a traditional oven.

    An airfryer appliance next to a plate of curly fries and two mugs of beer
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    It's also incredibly lightweight and easy to store, making it a great kitchen gadget for small spaces. Reviewers have use it to cook everything from chicken wings and french fries to bacon and chicken breasts.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $99.99.

    12. A knit blanket that'll help them assume their true identity as a human burrito. The chunky fleece material is incredibly soft and will make their bed or couch look extra cozy.

    A large throw blanket draped over a bench
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    Get it from Simons for $95. Available in two colours.

    13. A ceramic pie dish that'll double as a durable baking pan AND a stylish serving dish. Now they won't have to worry about transferring their dessert to another plate before they serve it.

    A freshly baked pie in a ceramic dish
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    Get it from Linen Chest for $19.95.

    14. A fancy SodaStream that'll transform tap water into sparkling water in less than 30 seconds. It has three carbonation levels, so they can decide how fizzy they want their drink to be.

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    If you're someone who regularly enjoys a fizzy drink, you'll love this cost-saving and eco-friendly device. It comes with a carbonating cylinder and a water bottle.

    "This whole process took about 30 seconds. I like this version because it doesn't have to be plugged into the wall. I also love how much better for the environment it is. Plus, when you're done, you can add fruit or soda flavoring to make any kind of drink you want. Not only do I feel great about the less waste I'm creating, but I do feel like I'm actually saving money. " —Abby Kass

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the SodaStream.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $179.99. Available in two colours.

    15. A Matt & Nat tote bag that'll match their on-the-go lifestyle. It's large enough to fit all their essentials and a has pair of long handles that'll fit comfortably over their shoulder.

    A large tote bag with long handles
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    Matt & Nat was founded in Montreal and offers a variety of vegan leather bags and other accessories.

    Get it from Indigo for $90 (originally $150).

    16. A phone mount for your mom's car that has a magnetized surface (instead of clamps or cradles) to keep their device from falling. Its face can be rotated in any direction, so they can easily adjust or turn the mount to the perfect position.

    A person placing their phone a circular phone mount that is sitting on their car dashboard
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    It works for most phones and has an extra-sticky adhesive at the bottom to keep the mount from moving.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $14.98.

    17. A handy Popsocket phone grip for the mama who always has their device in their hand. It'll be easier for them to hold their phone, tablet, or Kindle for a long period of time and will prevent them from dropping their precious device. Plus, the acetate pattern will add a little sparkle to their case.

    A white kindle with a blue acetate popsocket, with the text "no more dropping my Kindle on my face when lying down"
    Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    "I read before going to sleep every night using my much-beloved Kindle Paperwhite. The problem is, sometimes I lie on my back and....drop my Kindle on my face. Frankly this happens when I'm falling asleep, but also when I'm just reclining and reading on the cough. So after I got a PopGrip for my phone, I thought...why don't I stick one on my KINDLE?! Long story short, it was a great idea, 10/10 recommend. I haven't dropped it on my face SINCE. Also, as a lefty, I find holding my Kindle with one hand and being able to turn the pages very annoying. My right hand is weaker and gets tired, but my left hand can't turn the pages on the right side. The PopGrip makes gripping with my right hand and turning the pages way easier. Pop one of these pretty bbs on your favorite device — it'll make things just a little bit easier." —Maitland Quitmeyer

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the PopSocket PopGrip (#25 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $27.99.

    18. A breakfast kit that they'll want to enjoy in bed. The coffee, pancake mix, and jam are all made with local ingredients and they come with a crossword puzzle to complete their lazy Sunday morning.

    A wooden tray with a plate of pancakes and a jar of jam
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    Dimanche Matin is a Montreal-based company.

    Get it from Simons for $40.

    19. 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 super cozy.

    A persons feet with faux fur lined slippers on
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $28.80+. Available in sizes 6—11 and in five colours.

    20. 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.

    Two glasses of wine next to a board of cheese and grapes
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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 $29.99+. Also available in a set of eight.

    21. Or a portable wine bottle and set of tumblers, so they can still enjoy some wine when they're spending time outdoors. They're made of stainless steel, meaning they're practically unbreakable. Plus, they're insulated, so they'll keep your mom's vino cool as a cucumber.

    A stainless steel wine bottle and two small tumblers
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    Get it from Indigo for $49.50. Available in two colours.

    22. 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.

    A duvet on a bed with tons of pillows
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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 $79.95+ (originally $110). Available in sizes twin—king.

    23. 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.

    A DNA kit next to a phone
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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 $129.

    24. A chain necklace that your mom will never want to take off. It's a simple but thoughtful gift for a loved one and it'll make a great piece of everyday jewellery.

    Three necklaces with heart pendants
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    Jenny Bird is Canadian jewellery company based in Toronto, ON.

    Get it from Indigo for $95 or from Simons for $95.

    25. 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.

    A large stand mixer on a counter top with a baked pie next to it
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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 $399.98.

    26. A jade facial roller that'll release all the tension from their face, reduce puffiness under their eyes, and promote relaxation. They don't have to believe in the power of crystals to use one, and if they put it in the fridge to cool, it'll make their skin absorb beauty products better.

    Three jade rollers in a group
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    Get it from Sephora Canada for $40.

    27. An Echo Show 8 that'll become the most versatile device in their home. It's basically a miniature television, speaker, tablet, and voice assistant device all rolled into one. And it's small enough that they can keep it on their desk or bedside table when they're not using it.

    A small upright tablet on a countertop
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $109.99. Available in two colours.

    28. A Fitbit Versa 2 watch that'll become their next best workout companion. It'll monitor their heart rate, record their steps throughout the day, and track their sleeping patterns at night.

    A person wearing a smart watch on their wrist
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    It comes with both small and large wristbands to ensure the perfect fit. Plus, the battery can last up to six days on one charge. And if you're looking for a FitBit with built-in GPS, check out the Versa 3 model!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $179.95+. Available in four colours.

    29. And finally, an adorable pyjama set your mom will love wearing every night. They're made with 100% cotton, so they'll only get more comfortable as they wear them.

    A person wearing a long-sleeve pyjama top and matching pants
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    Get it from Simons for $89. Available in sizes XS—XL and in two prints.

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