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    Updated May 1, 2020

    35 Splurge-Worthy Mother’s Day Gifts She'll Absolutely Adore

    Nothing's too good for mom.

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    1. A Le Creuset enameled Dutch oven for whipping up comfort foods in the way that only a mother/grandmother knows how.

    Williams Sonoma

    Promising review: "I received a six-quart Lapis Blue Le Creuset Dutch oven as a wedding gift over 31 years ago. I have used it for everything under the sun. It is very well loved and very well used! It is my favorite soup-making pot. The best part is it looks literally brand new. The handle, the paint, the interior are flawless. And I have used it in the oven, on high heat on the stove for extended periods of time, and then right into the dishwasher. I have replaced literally everything else in my kitchen over the years except my Dutch oven. My step-daughter just got engaged and we will be giving her her own Le Creuset dutch oven this Christmas. I can't recommend it highly enough, it is a beautiful and worth-every-penny staple for any kitchen." —BugseyGirl

    Get it from Williams Sonoma for $120 – $348 (available in eight sizes and 18 colors) or the 5.5-quart size from Sur La Table on sale for $359.95 (originally $460 and available in five colors).

    2. A pair of shearling-lined Ugg slippers that'll cradle her feet like two fluffy little clouds.

    Get them from Ugg for $75 (available in sizes 5–13 and seven colors).

    3. A quirky necklace to thank her for bearing with you all these years. (You can add additional cubs that follow the mama bear, depending on how many siblings you have!)

    Uncommon Goods

    This necklace is made of sterling silver and bronze. It's handmade in Seattle, Washington!

    Promising review: "The necklace is well-made and adorable. My mother loved it for Mother's Day. In fact, I loved it so much, I'm going to order one for myself merely because I love bears." —Kay

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $120+.

    4. A compact digital camera because your ma loves taking photos and turning them into albums that everyone can flip through over the holidays.


    It's Wi-Fi-, NFC-, and Bluetooth-enabled!

    Promising review: "Definitely a quality point-and-shoot camera. Fits in my pocket nicely. I mostly shoot in raw images so that I’m able to edit a little on the backend. I love the wireless function to either control the camera or transfer images. Great little camera that does the trick." —QuaNY

    Get it from Best Buy for $429.99 (available in two colors).

    5. And a Legacybox digitizing kit for loading your family's old home movies and pictures onto a thumb drive, the cloud, or a DVD so mom can peruse everything without having to rummage through a dozen boxes in the garage. Plus, she won't ever have to worry about things getting lost or damaged!


    Each kit contains a welcome guide with instructions, barcodes to tag your items, a crush-proof box, a pre-paid UPS return shipping label, and all digitizing. You can expact a four to six week turnaround once your Legacybox is received.

    Get started at Legacybox starting at $50.

    Get 40% off if you enter promo code “BUZZ” at checkout!

    6. A bottle of nourishing maracuja oil that can be used alone or mixed into a moisturizer or liquid foundation for extra hydration.

    Instagram: @, Tarte

    This cold-pressed oil can soothe even oily and blemish-prone skin. It's naturally packed with vitamin C and essential fatty acids to help boost radiance.

    Promising review: "When my friend suggested I put this oil on my already oily face...I had serious doubts. But oh my gosh, it's AMAZING! I have been using this product for about a year now and my skin has never felt better! I mix about three drops into my moisturizer every night and wake up with soft, smooth skin. It doesn't leave your skin feeling oily or greasy! It. Is. Magic." —Chelsea J

    Get it from Tarte for $48.

    7. A 7-in-1 Instant Pot to make cooking for family dinners so. much. easier.


    This handy kitchen gadget has seven functions: rice cooker, pressure cooker, slow cooker, steamer, sauté, yogurt maker, and warmer. Check out our review of the Instant Pot!

    Promising review: "ABSOLUTELY AMAZING! I bought this pressure cooker for my mom for her birthday and she absolutely loves it! I am not gonna lie, our family is pretty judgmental so the fact that she loves everything about it is fantastic! I totally recommend this item!" —Anna Lovatic

    Get the six-quart size from Target on sale for $79.99 (originally $99.95).

    8. A small but mighty air purifier, because clean air is the best gift of all.,

    It features a three-stage filtration system: pre-filter, true HEPA filter, and activated carbon filter. It removes 99.97% of dust, pollen, smoke, odor, mold spores, and pet dander.

    Promising review: "My mother has really bad allergies and lung problems. During flu season she was horribly sick, she could not breathe, she could not sleep, and could not stop coughing. I quarantined her room (cleaned it like crazy, decontaminated it) and placed this bad boy (air purifier) into her room and kept the room closed. I kid you not, her breathing improved so much, the only place she could really breathe was her room, because that is where the air purifier is placed. This thing really helped my mother and I am considering investing in another, if you can at least keep the air in your own house clean, why not. I totally recommend." —AllabouttheTruth

    Get it from Amazon for $99.98 (available in two colors).

    9. A Vitamix blender for mothers who prefer making ingredients from scratch. This machine can crush uncooked rice into a powder and whole almonds into a paste!

    BuzzFeed, Williams Sonoma

    Promising review: "Just right for my purposes: smaller and fits on my counter; very efficient and easy to use and clean. The smaller size is plenty large enough for me — my family is grown and flown." —Carolyn N

    Get it from Williams Sonoma for $289.95 or Target for $349.99.

    10. A Nest candle with notes of flowering bamboo, white florals, and sparkling citrus that'll put her in a spring mood.


    It has a burn time of 50–60 hours.

    Promising review: "Yes, it is a bit difficult to spend $40 on a candle. It is worth it! Within a minute of lighting it, the scent fills the room. It doesn't need to be lit as long as lower-quality candles, and you can smell it even when it's not lit. Highly recommend." —Stephanie Fair

    Get it from Amazon for $42 (available in three sizes, 24 scents, and as a reed diffuser).

    11. A Winc subscription to ensure she always has a bottle of booze ready for every occasion. It's truly the gift that keeps on the form of wine.,

    Read our review of Winc Wine!

    Get it from Winc with wines starting at $13/each (shipping is no-cost when you order four bottles or more).

    12. A monthly self-care subscription box so she can pamper herself because being a mom is hard work!


    It's curated by real therapists. Each box includes one research-inspired therapeutic activity, plus six to eight self-care wellness goodies that may help reduce stress. Each box is worth over $100+ in retail value!

    Promising review: "I absolutely loved my first TheraBox! Everything in it was just my style — the free meditation challenge subscription, bath salts, cute bag, gratitude journal, and much more. I’ll definitely be keeping this CrateJoy subscription and looking forward to next month!" —Bridget

    Get it from Cratejoy for $30.99+/month.

    13. A warm yet lightweight Patagonia jacket perfect for warding off the chill on her early morning jogs or weekend hikes.


    Promising review: "I was on the hunt for a lighter synthetic down jacket that would keep me warm in windy San Francisco and that would also be practical for outdoor adventures. After pretty extensive research, I decided on the Nano Puff, and I'm so glad I did. This jacket is lightweight but also does a great job protecting against the SF wind. I can layer a thin, hooded vest underneath to add additional warmth if needed." —SFcoloradobuff

    Get it from REI for $199 (available in sizes XS–XL and nine colors). Item also ships for free.

    14. A stoneware sewing station that'll make a thoughtful gift for any mother who enjoys quilting and DIY projects.

    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "My mom is constantly binding quilts in her living room. One day, I noticed she had a small little decorative tray to put all of her supplies in. The next Uncommon Goods magazine I got had this in it. How perfect! A place for needles, thread, and scissors! She was so amazed by the gift!" —Lhjelle

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $58.

    15. A jar of nourishing almond body milk to keep her skin soft and supple even during allergy season.

    Promising review: "I’ve repurchase this lotion many times as well as the oil and both are with the high price tag. Great for sensitive skin, nice light scent, and absorbs quickly, leaving skin super soft." —cfriedel

    Get it from Sephora for $54.

    16. A subscription to Rosetta Stone so mom can learn a new language during her free time without having to leave the house.

    Rosetta Stone

    Get a 24-month online subscription for $149 (available in 30 languages and four pricing plans).

    17. A wine-chilling vessel for always keeping her bottles at the right temperature for serving. No need for ice buckets!

    The Grommet,

    Promising review: "I like a nice chardonnay chilled to the perfect temperature. Unfortunately, when you visit others, you arrive with a bottle that is not longer at the proper temperature and then sits on the counter, unattended. This Vinglace ensures that the wine will remain at its perfect temperature until you are done eating, or have finished the bottle...whichever comes first. I highly recommend it." —Carole

    Get it from The Grommet for $72+ (available in four colors).

    18. A pot of moth orchids that should definitely be gifted with a card that says, "I'm proud to be y'orchid."


    These orchids come planted in an elegant blue and white print tin with gold handles and feet.

    Get them from 1-800-Flowers on sale for $90.99 (originally $129.99).

    19. A sleek, vacuum-insulated mug with an inner ceramic coating to ensure her coffee tastes great and stays hot for hours and hours.


    I own and love this mug — even though the body is made of stainless steel, the ceramic coating prevents my coffee from getting even the slightest metallic taste, and the shape and texture of the mug makes it very satisfying to hold in my hands. The minimalist design is just the cherry on top. It's designed to retain heat for 12 hours and stay cold for 24 hours, and although my drinks have never lasted that long before I finished them, they do stay very warm as I'm sipping on them throughout the day.

    Promising review: "Better than any mug I’ve ever owned. I’m a nurse and this thing keeps coffee hot more than six hours which is amazing. I’ve bought two of them as gifts I love it so much." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $30+ (available in two sizes and three colors).

    20. A set of thick and absorbent towels so drying off after a shower will feel like a luxurious experience.


    This starter set includes four washcloths, four hand towels, four bath towels, and one bath mat. Everything is made of 100% cotton!

    Promising review: "Very soft and dries between uses and the most absorbent towels I have ever used. Also, love the hanging loops." —Daniel K.

    Get a 13-piece set from Snowe for $135.

    21. A Nespresso Pixie machine if your mom is a bigger coffee snob than you are.


    This little machine has a 19 bar high-pressure pump that releases all the flavors in the coffee! The fast heat-up system reaches the ideal temperature in just 25 seconds. It automatically turns off after nine minutes.

    Promising review: "I was a little apprehensive about this making an espresso that would be up to my expectations after years of haunting fancy coffee shops, but it totally does. I'm also partial to the occasional Americano and the retractable base makes this easy as well. The Pixie device looks classy and modern and has a small footprint on the counter. One of my favorite Amazon purchases in a while." —Brian

    Get it from Amazon for $199.99.

    22. A pair of oversized cat eye sunglasses that'll add vintage glamour to every outfit., Nordstrom

    Promising review: "I've never had more compliments on sunnies before — I love these so much! They're lightweight, fit my face great, and are an awesome value for under $100. Would definitely order another pair! My favorite sunnies of the summer!" —taylorgen

    Get them from Nordstrom for $79 (available in two colors).

    23. A washable silk sleep mask to help mom get better rest. Plus, it doubles as a headband for her nightly routine!


    This wide sleep mask is machine-washable, sound-muffling, and has an elasticized band for comfort.

    Promising review: "It does a great job at blocking out sound and light and is extremely comfortable to wear!" —Shelbe K.

    Get it from Lunya for $48 (available in eight colors).

    24. A monthly subscription to Atlas Coffee Club (which will deliver beans from around the world to mom's doorstep) so she won't run out of joe aka mom fuel.

    Read our review of Atlas Coffee Club!

    Promising review: "Got this for my stepmom and she loves it! Says the coffee is very good and it is fun to get it from a new place every month." —Elise Koob

    Get a three-month subscription from Atlas Coffee Club on sale for $55, six months for $99, and 12 months for $189 (originally three months for $60, six months for $120, and 12 months for $240).

    25. A pair of adorable giraffe bookends for the amazing woman who taught you to reach for the stars.

    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "The bookends are beautiful! They are helpfully designed with a tab that sits under the books to create more stability. They are lightweight but durable." —Em D

    Get them from UncommonGoods for $65.

    26. Super-soft jersey pajamas, because your mom likes to feel put together even when she's just lounging around at home.

    These are made of a modal jersey blend, which feels cool to the touch and slips over skin effortlessly.

    Promising review: "Haven't worn sleepwear in decades and decades, but had no choice in this co-ed vacation cabin on the lake. Expected to toss and turn and get all twisted up the first night. Not for a second! Slept like a baby. And looked great crawling out of bed, too. Taking a break from vacation just to tell you how much I love these pajamas." —damselfish

    Get them from Amazon for $89–$120 (available in sizes XS–XL and 13 color combos).

    27. A potent treatment oil (formulated with 2% linoleic acid, biotin, and sea kelp extract) to help smooth and strengthen damaged tresses so every day can be good hair day.


    Linoleic acid is an essential fatty acid that works to strengthen and repair damaged hair. Biotin, a B vitamin, helps to reduce hair fall caused by breakage. Sea kelp exacts are rich in vitamins A, B and E, which hydrates and helps to restore elasticity while smoothing the cuticle and enhancing softness.

    Promising review: "I have long, fine, frizzy, thin hair that is pretty damaged from all the highlighting I used to do. I have been using this product with Moroccan oil for a month now and my hair is incredibly smooth and shiny with no flyways. It looks like my split ends are gone after I use this." —Verified Purchaser

    Get it from Dermstore for $58.

    28. An Echo Spot so she can catch up on the news before work or catch up with family via video chat — and that's just two of the many, many things this lil' gadget can do.


    You can use the Echo Spot to watch video flash briefings, see music lyrics, weather forecasts, to-do and shopping lists, browse and listen to Audible audiobooks, and more — all via voice command. You can also ask Alexa to turn on smart home devices, make calls, or order an Uber.

    Promising review: "I just love this thing. Even if it were little more than an alarm clock, I'd love it — it just looks so good. But it's so much more. This was my first foray into a digital assistant that's not on my phone. The number of 'skills' you can enable for it is mind-boggling. I started with having it control our bedside lights. Of course, there's all the usual alarms, weather, general knowledge searches, even games (I particularly like True or False. It'll make a statement and ask if you think it's right. It also keeps score. Great way to pick up interesting facts). I've also connected it to my Arlo security camera. So I just need to say, 'Alexa, show me the front door,' and I can see it on the little screen. I use it to play music a lot. The Amazon music service is great, especially as it usually shows lyrics, too. But I often also use Pandora. So I say something like 'Alexa, play alternative '80s on Pandora,' and she does! You can control volume by the buttons, or by asking Alexa to increase or decrease, or by saying something like 'Alexa, volume five.' Next, I plan to get a smart Alexa-enabled thermostat for the house. I'm a fan." —P. Heald

    Get it from Amazon for $89.99.

    29. A personalized throw blanket that'll warm her legs and her heart.

    Personalization Mall

    Promising review: "When my mother opened it, the first thing she said was how soft it felt. Really good quality." —Shopper

    Get it from Personalization Mall on sale for $49.99+ (originally $69.99+ and available in two sizes and five materials).

    30. A cooling rose quartz roller so she can treat herself to a soothing face massage in the morning or before bed.

    Promising review: "I love this roller! I chose it because the size is more substantial than others on the market, and it felt more comfortable in my hand. I love the cool touch of the stone on my skin and it feels like a little indulgence to roll it over my skin after applying my favorite serum." —TMD1

    Get it from Nordstrom for $60.

    31. A heated shiatsu foot massager to help her relax and destress after a long day.

    Promising review: "Love this so much! One of my favorite gifts to myself. It truly relaxes and relieves the pain of aching feet. Worth every penny paid." —Royal Reader

    Get it from Amazon for $199.95.

    32. A pair of Adidas sneakers supportive enough for jogging and stylish enough for running errands.

    Promising review: "I am SO happy with this purchase! I own many different running/gym/comfy shoes including Nike and Adidas, and these are by far the comfiest shoes I have ever owned. They fit true to size and are very soft on the inside! The material is breathable and my feet never get sweaty even after 10 hours of wearing them. I will be repurchasing these in other colors and plan on wearing them for the rest of my life. Literally! Highly, highly recommend these! You’ll forget you’re even wearing shoes. And they’re so cute!" —Marina

    Get them from Amazon for $21.24–$151.56 (available in sizes 4.5–12 and 37 colors).

    33. A timeless rose gold watch your mom can wear forever because it'll never go out of style.


    Promising review: "This watch is very simple and elegant, and you can wear it with just about anything! Fancy but not flashy, and easy to read. Genuine leather band makes it high quality." —Ginny Lieder

    Get it from Amazon for $112.50.

    34. A box of silky smooth Godiva chocolates because you definitely inherited your sweet tooth from your mama.

    These chocolate truffles are inspired by cakes and pastries, from Tiramisu to Vanilla Dulce de Leche, Crème Brûlée to Black Forest Cake, and more. plus, Godiva provides a warm-weather guarantee that ensures your sweets will get delivered in perfect, un-melted shape!

    Get a 24-piece box from Godiva for $49.95.

    35. A pulsating facial cleansing brush to thoroughly wash away makeup and dirt, so mom's face will feel squeaky clean before bed. It'll also gently exfoliate her skin and leave her complexion ~glowing~.


    Read our full review of the Foreo Luna Mini 2!

    Promising review: "I'm in my late thirties and am still struggling with cystic (hormonal) acne. I needed three to four products to hide the suckers, but after a couple days of using the mini, my skin looked better. A few months later and my skin looks and feels more amazing. It's soft and smooth. I still get breakouts, but they're smaller and heal within a day or two. I've got a whole cabinet full of skin products and makeup that I just don't need anymore. Yes, I agree that it's pricey, but think of how much you'll save on other skincare products that you won't need anymore!" —M Gannon

    Get it from Amazon for $119 (available in six colors).

    When she opens your gift:


    Reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.

    Check out all of BuzzFeed’s Mother's Day gift guides for even more inspiration!

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