Flowers Are Overrated. 11 Mother’s Day Gifts She’ll Actually Like

Mother's Day gift guide

Every year I¬†end up getting my mom the same thing for Mother’s Day, a dozen peonies and a¬†card with a tacky poem on it. It’s the thought that counts… right?

While¬†I know she loves them, it’s only a matter of days before the flowers die and her reminder of my love is in the trashcan.

We know shopping for mom can be hard, but don’t let your gift end up in the trash this Mother’s Day. It’s only right we give the most special women in our life¬†a special gift… that will last forever!

To help avoid the flower-and-card combo, we’ve put together a¬†Mother’s Day gift guide¬†with 11 of our most special gifts¬†for every type of mother.

1. The Hostess-With-the-Mostess Mom

This wine-and-cheese board by Personalize Your Items is a perfect gift for the mom who is always outdoing herself when she has people over. Make it extra special for your mom by customizing it with her name, a cute quote, or even a cheesy picture of you two.

2. The Mom Who Wears Her Heart On Her Sleeve 

The amount of love a mom has for her children is indescribable. Help her express it with this charm bracelet from Dragons and Pearls.

3. The Early Riser Coffee-Addicted Mom 

If mom’s number-one rule is don’t ask her for anything¬†before she has a cup of coffee, then this is the gift for her. Personalize this mug¬†from¬†Danielle’s Dream¬†and remind her every morning how much you love her.

4. The Lug-a-Lot Mom

Band-aids, granola bars, sunscreen, fruit snacks, medicine, juice boxes, or maybe even an extra pair of underwear. For some moms, you name it and they have it in that magical bag of theirs. Seams Cute Embroidery will make her bag even more magical by personalizing it with her initials!

5. The Lovely (Or Dreadful) Mother-in-Law

She’s half of the reason you found love, so it’s only fair you show her a little love back. For those who struggle¬†with what to give your mother-in-law, check out this idea from our Mother’s Day gift guide: a gift box by¬†Georgia Crafted¬†that’ll give her a little bit everything.

6. The Master-Chef Mom

There is nothing better than a meal made with the love of a mother. Help spice up the kitchen with her very own customized cutting board from sherrykeepsakes.

7. The Green-Thumb Gardener Mom

If your mom spends as much time in the garden as dad spends in his man cave, she will love this gardening assortment by Gifts Buy You.

8. The Homebody Decor-Loving Mom 

Home is where your mom is, but you can’t always be there. So give your mom this cute¬†reminder from¬†SignsByLiz¬†and she will always feel your love.

9. The MVP Mom 

For the moms who drive you to practice, wash your uniform, and attend every game to cheer on the sideline. These cute earrings from theKRAFTbox are a home run for the sports moms who make it all possible.

10. The Free-Spirited Fashionista Mom

If your mom is a super stylish hottie that’s always out and about she will LOVE this hand-stitched, leather shoulder bag from¬†De La Cruz Designs.

11. The Protective Mama Bear

Any mom will agree that her job is to protect her baby cubs. This handcrafted necklace by Completely Wired will look great on any mama bear.

What will you give your mom from our Mother’s Day gift guide?

Alexis is the content marketing intern for Scott's Marketplace. She is an outdoor enthusiast who finds joy in the little things. When she's not snowboarding, fly fishing, or camping she spends time with her friends and family. See her latest adventure on Instagram.

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