A well-received and elegant gift for girlfriends, better halves, mommies, and siblings (as in your mom).
From slicers and dicers to scales and even food processors, mom can pick up a KitchenAid stand mixer accessory for just about any use. If she already owns the iconic kitchen gadget, pick up a new accessory she can attach to her mixer and use while cooking. The slicer and shredder attachment is affordable, effective, and incredibly useful, especially considering that it’s powered by the motor in your mixer, allowing mom to leverage that power for quick shredding. It’ll be her new sous chef.
If mom is tapped into nerd culture, there’s no better gift than one themed to her favorite fandom. Ruggable, who makes our favorite rugs, recently unveiled a line of Star Wars-themed rugs perfect for any home. There are some prominently Star Wars focused, like the Saga White & Black rug, and others that are more minimalist, like the Tie Fighter Houndstooth rug. Whether she likes to show off her fandom proudly or subtly, the line has everything a Star Wars fan could ever dream of.
You know what’s fun? Celebrating mom. You know what’s not fun? Cleaning. Help mom save her time (and sanity) by picking up the best robot vacuum on the market—the iRobot Roomba i7+. The i7+ is hands down the greatest robot vacuum we tested, outperforming all its competitors in nearly every category. It can easily map her home, be controlled from her smartphone, and empty itself, which is frankly, magical.
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.
I’m not a mother to any humans yet, but I am a proud cat mother, and I take every opportunity I can to buy them presents—as the cat mom in your life probably does. This year, we tested the Goody Box from Chewy, which is essentially a gift box that’s filled with some of Chewy’s best cat toys and snacks. It’s the perfect gift for any proud cat-loving mom, as she’ll enjoy watching her kittens pounce around all day with their new toys.
This one is a pricey gift, we know, but for the mama who loves espresso drinks, it’s a gift she’ll use and enjoy for years. After more than 80 hours of research and testing, we think the Breville Bambino Plus makes the best home option: It’s easy to use but makes consistently rich shots and perfectly steamed milk. And with a sleek, compact design, it’ll look pretty in nearly every kitchen lucky enough to have it.