20 Unique and Thoughtful Mother's Day Gifts that Will Make Her Day

20 Unique and Thoughtful Mother's Day Gifts that Will Make Her Day

With Mother's Day just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about the perfect way to show your mom just how much you care.

We've put together a list of 20 unique and thoughtful gifts that are sure to make her day.


1. Personalized photo album: Moms love looking through pictures and reminiscing about special memories, so why not create a photo album filled with all of your favorite family photos and memories?


2. Special piece of jewelry: If your mom is into jewelry, consider getting her a piece with your birthstone or initial. This is a great way to remind her of her precious child every time she wears it.


3. Customized family portrait or painting: Another great idea is a customized family portrait or painting. Not only is this a beautiful and unique gift, but it's also a great way to celebrate your family and all the love you share.


4. Scrapbook or memory book: For the crafty kiddos out there, consider making your mom a scrapbook or memory book filled with mementos and souvenirs from special trips or events. This is a great way to show her how much you cherish all the memories you've shared together.

💡 Tip: How about getting your Mom a My Friends and I book have all your family members sign it?


5. Custom-made family tree: This is a beautiful and unique gift that celebrates your family's heritage and history. You can include photos, names, and important dates to create a personalized piece of art that your mom will love. It's a great way to show your mom how much you value and appreciate your family's roots and history.


6. Handmade coupon book: Make a handmade coupon book filled with thoughtful tasks and favors you can do for your mom or with activities you can do with your Mom. Trust us, she'll love it!


7. Spa day package: For the moms who love to be pampered, put together a spa day package complete with bath bombs, face masks, and other luxurious treats. She deserves to be treated like a queen, after all!


8. Cozy and soft blanket: How about a cozy and soft blanket big enough for both of you to snuggle up on the sofa and watch Mom’s favorite movie together?

💡 Tip: Read through Mom’s pages in your My Friends and I book to find out what her favorite movie is! Don’t have a book yet? Get one here!


9. Personalized recipe book: If Mom’s the chef in the family, make a personalized recipe book filled with the favorite dishes of all family members and your favorite memories of cooking together.


10. Handprints or artwork: For the artsy kids out there, consider making a customized and framed piece of artwork featuring your handprints or artwork. Your mom will love displaying it in the home and seeing your creativity every day.


11. Custom-made puzzle: If your mom loves puzzles, consider getting her a custom-made puzzle featuring a family photo or cherished memory. It's a great way to spend time together and bond over a shared interest.


12. Handmade garden stone or planter box: For the green-thumbed moms out there, consider making a handmade garden stone or planter box. It's a unique and thoughtful gift that she can enjoy for years to come.


13. Magazine or book club subscription or gift card for a local bookstore: If your mom loves to read, consider getting her a subscription to a magazine or book club featuring her favorite genre or author or simply get her a gift card to her favorite bookstore. It's the gift that keeps on giving!

💡 Tip: Here are some great bookstores, that also happen to carry our My Friends and I book.


14. Handwritten letter: And don't forget about the power of a heartfelt letter or note. Consider writing your mom a collection of handwritten letters expressing your love and appreciation. It's a simple but powerful gesture that she will cherish forever.


15. Mother-and-child matching t-shirts or accessories: Show your Mom that you’re proud to be her Mini-Me and get some Mother-and-child matching t-shirts or accessories.


16. Customized mugs or glasses: Get Mom a customized mug, tumbler, or glass filled with a special blend of coffee, tea, wine, or other favorite drink?

💡 Tip: Not sure what your Mom’s favorite drink is? Check her pages in your My Friends and I book! Don’t have a book yet? Get one here!


17. Customized smartphone or laptop case: Smartphones, tablets, and laptops are part of most people’s everyday lives. Remind her how much you love her with a personalized smartphone, tablet, or laptop case featuring a family photo or special design.


18. Candles or fragrance sets: Help Mom relax with a candle or fragrance set featuring her favorite scent. Customize it with a personal message.

💡 Tip: Support and get your gift from a local Mom who crafts candles and fragrances and make two Moms happy at the same time!


19. Cooking or crafting class: Sign Mom and yourself up for a fun and unique cooking or crafting class and spend some memorable time together.


20. Homemade dinner: Cook your Mom a delicious dinner, either all by yourself or together with the rest of the family. Maybe follow up with a fun game or relaxing movie night.

💡 Tip: Take a look at the "My favorite food" question in your My Friends and I book to get an idea of what your Mom likes. Don’t have a book yet? Get one here!


No matter what gift you choose, just remember that the most important thing is to show your mom how much you love and appreciate her.

Happy Mother's Day, everyone! 

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