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21 Mother's Day Gift Ideas That Aren't Flowers

Because not all moms want stereotypical "lady" gifts. The products in this post were updated in February 2018.

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1. A clever keychain, to help her say whatever's on her mind.

Available in several colors with tons of funny sayings. Get it from Various Keytags for $15.
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Available in several colors with tons of funny sayings.

Get it from Various Keytags for $15.

2. A vintage map of a location that's meaningful to her.

You can find them in a huge range of prices in antique shops, at flea markets, or online at sites like Old Print Shop.
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You can find them in a huge range of prices in antique shops, at flea markets, or online at sites like Old Print Shop.

3. A fancy alarm clock that wakes her up gradually with gentle light.

You owe her for all the times you woke her up as a screaming infant. Get it from Amazon for $48.92.
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You owe her for all the times you woke her up as a screaming infant.

Get it from Amazon for $48.92.

4. A welcome mat that shows her love of the game.

Get it from Uncommon Goods for $25.
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Get it from Uncommon Goods for $25.

5. A phone case with a backup battery and extra storage, for all the photos of the family dog she's always sending you.

Get it from Mophie for $179.95.
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Get it from Mophie for $179.95.

6. Some "everything bagel" seasoning to perk up all her meals.

Get it from Amazon for $16.95.
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Get it from Amazon for $16.95.

7. A classic blanket she'll have forever.

Get it from Pendleton for $149+.
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Get it from Pendleton for $149+.

8. A subscription to Audible for all the audiobooks she could ever listen to.

Get it from Audible for $14.95 after 30 days free.
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Get it from Audible for $14.95 after 30 days free.

9. Or some cool bookends if she prefers IRL books.

Get them from Anthropologie for $48.
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Get them from Anthropologie for $48.

10. A nice lunch bag, to replace the beat-up one she's been carrying since 1997.

Get it from Ecolunchbox for $35.
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Get it from Ecolunchbox for $35.

11. A year-long membership to a great museum or National Park in her area.

The price will depend on the location, but expect to pay $50–$100. Find local museums here.
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The price will depend on the location, but expect to pay $50–$100. Find local museums here.

12. This clever toothpaste wringer, because you know she never lets anything go to waste.

Get it from Uncommon Goods for $24.95.
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Get it from Uncommon Goods for $24.95.

13. A simple and elegant coffee cup.

I have one of these and I love it! Get it from JOCO Cups or Amazon for $24.95+ (Available in multiple colors and two different sizes).
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I have one of these and I love it!

Get it from JOCO Cups or Amazon for $24.95+ (Available in multiple colors and two different sizes).

14. And this coffee maker, so she has something extra-delicious to put in it.

I also own this and highly recommend it.Get it from Amazon for $31.47+.
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I also own this and highly recommend it.

Get it from Amazon for $31.47+.

15. A no-fuss shampoo bar.

Get it from Jet for $7.30.
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Get it from Jet for $7.30.

16. A pair of slippers that will make her feel cozy and pampered.

Get them from Ugg for $100 (available in seven colors).
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Get them from Ugg for $100 (available in seven colors).

17. Everything she needs to win her summer barbecues. (Because grill-related gifts aren't strictly a Father's Day thing.)

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Get a burger and hot dog gift basket from Omaha steaks for $24.99.

18. A cool upgrade for her desk.

Get desk gifts from Poppin for $4+.
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Get desk gifts from Poppin for $4+.

19. A pair of sleek wireless headphones.

Get them from Jabra for $99.99.

20. A nice weekend bag.

And a reminder you'd love if she visited you more often. Get it from Everlane for $98 (available in nine colors).
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And a reminder you'd love if she visited you more often.

Get it from Everlane for $98 (available in nine colors).

21. Some just-for-her temporary tattoos.

Get them from Tattly for $5 each.