The holidays are going to hit differently this year. Some people will be able to see family, but many of us won’t be able to travel, making the act of gift-shopping even more stressful than usual. What do you buy for your mom during a global pandemic!? To help you find something that feels meaningful, we’ve rounded up 64 of the best Christmas gifts (and Hanukkah gifts, and nondenominational winter solstice gifts) that a mom could ask for. Whether she’s picked up a new hobby like indoor gardening during quarantine, or whether she’s just looking for a something fancy and pretty, you’ll find the perfect present on the list below.
Moms can never turn down cardigans. It’s a fact. They’re sensible, comfortable, and perfect for fighting against drafty air. She can drape the popular Halogen Cardigan over a dress for a casual date-night look, or she can wear it over her loungewear for a cozy evening style. This cardigan gets the thumbs-up from hundreds of reviewers at Nordstrom who say it’s lightweight, gorgeous, and perfectly drapey.
Discover unique gifts for Mom, including home decor, kitchen gadgets, and other special presents‚ because when it comes to Mom, not just any gift will do. Find a collection of ideas for birthdays, Mother’s Day, Christmas and any other time you want to surprise her with something amazing. These unique and personalized gifts are sure to make you her favorite.
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Does mom get teary-eyed when looking at old clay pots you made her when you were younger? Go the sentimental route and find a custom-made piece of jewelry from Etsy that will have her reaching for the Kleenex when she opens it. We’re partial to this engraved necklace, which can be easily customized with your mother in mind. You can include kids’ names, birthdates, or meaningful quotes.
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Even though we're all in hibernation mode right now, that doesn't mean that your mom's hair-care routine should suffer. The three-piece Merry Multi-Masking Kit from Briogeo includes the best-selling Don't Despair, Repair! Honey Moisture Deep Conditioning Mask, a travel-sized version of the four-time Allure Best of Beauty winner Don't Despair, Repair! Deep Conditioning Mask, and a travel-size of the Gentle, Be Kind Avocado and Kiwi Mega Moisture Superfood Mask.
Time for your mom to bask in the glory of her radiant skin after she washes off Honest Beauty's Prime + Perfect Mask or 3-in-1 Detox Mud Mask. Depending on what her skin needs, the former is the perfect hydrating pick-me-up filled with shea butter, vitamin E, and superfruits (black currant and strawberry), while the latter does a thorough job deep-cleaning skin and minimizing the appearance of pores using a combination of Jeju volcanic ash, refined white bentonite, activated charcoal, and manuka honey for a conditioning touch. Plus, she gets a cute cactus-and-fauna-themed beauty bag to boot.
Silk pillowcases have long been a secret to waking up with sleek, smooth hair and soft skin (we say a resounding "no, thanks" to weird sleep creases and unnecessary skin stretching). Yes, they have to be hand-washed, but it's worth it to fall asleep on a luxurious, silky, and cool-the-touch Slip pillowcase made out of 100 percent mulberry silk. Talk about a gift that mom can use every day.
If your Mom likes her evening tea, she'll love this Bella tea kettle. Instead of going through the hassle of putting a pot of water to boil on the stove (not to mention the loud cry it makes when ready), all Mom has to do is fill this adorably patterned tea kettle and flip the switch on the side. It'll boil water in no time with 1200 watts of power, which means she can have her chamomile quicker. P.S. our associate editor's mom uses this kettle daily, and loves the patterns!
You can make several slices of cinnamon toast, sprinkled liberally with a mix of cinnamon and sugar. You can also alternatively use vanilla sugar, sugar infused with flavor of vanilla beans to make the dish more special. Add this with soft boiled or hard boiled eggs, served in little attractive glasses or eggcups to make the breakfast look like a treat to the eyes. You can boil the eggs in water for about 3 to 4 minutes, and serve these cooked eggs with a small bowl of salt and pepper. A bowl of fresh fruit is a must to make the breakfast look complete. You can slice a grapefruit in a zigzag shape to add a festive touch to the occasion. Prepare a nice fruit salad and add it to the breakfast plate.
The holidays are quickly approaching which suggests you require to come up with Christmas presents for her. Instead of stressing out, think about the following method.
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Can you imagine the look on your mother’s face when you tell her you got her a cooking lesson from Gordon Ramsay? You don’t have to imagine it if you get her a subscription to MasterClass, a service that offers online celebrity-taught courses on a variety of topics, from cooking to writing. Find mom’s passion (or favorite celebrity) and give her the gift of a lifetime of learning.