1. You see something while searching a website or moving with the herds at the shopping center,
Essential oil diffusers are the sustainable cousin of candles, and this wall plug-in from Diptyque is an unexpected gift moms will love. The plug cycle is three hours long, and you can fill the electric diffuser with any one of the brand's signature scents (like Baies or Figuier). Each pod will diffuse scent for up to 40 hours (or the equivalent of three months)—way longer than the burn time of most candles.
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There’s no such thing as too much yarn. If Mom’s a knitter, she’ll never turn down high-quality skeins (a.k.a. yarn balls) from a top-notch brand like Darn Good Yarn. The company makes ethical yarn and provides sustainable jobs around the world, putting its mission first in all business practices. The yarn itself is cozy, comfy, and easy to work with. As an avid knitter (and Darn Good Yarn fan), I recommend picking up a few skeins of Darn Good Yarn’s multicolor options so mom can choose what she knits with the beautiful shades.
If mom loves being pampered as she sleeps, she would love to receive a new set of luxury pajamas, like this set from Nordstrom. More than 1,000 reviewers give the Lingerie Moonlight Pajamas set a solid 5-star rating, saying they’re soft to the touch, fit to size, and look incredible. Plus, they come in six designs and a ton of colors, so you can pick the set that best matches Mom’s style.
Flowers may not be the most original gift, but the pleasure of receiving a bundle of blossoms is nearly unparalleled. We get a jolt of energy every time we walk through a room and see cut flowers in a vase. Rather than presenting Mom with merely one bouquet, though, why not give her a year’s worth of joy? Our pick for the best online flower delivery service, UrbanStems offers subscriptions of classic or seasonal arrangements that arrive weekly, twice monthly, or monthly. The first bouquet comes with a simple, clear glass vase, but you could upgrade to a hand-blown Aurora Vase from Hawkins New York; it comes in a range of shapes and colors.