Show your appreciation for mom by shopping our favorite funny, sweet, and sentimental Mother’s Day cards.
Show your appreciation for mom by shopping our favorite funny, sweet, and sentimental Mother’s Day cards.
If you ask us, the absolute best gifts are edible. Very few have been known to reject a personal platter stacked full of warm cookies — or, better yet, a basket of cupcakes sprinkled and frosted to perfection. So, unless you have a bunch of sweets-opposed peeps on your Mother's Day gift lists, the fresh-baked treat idea is a good one.Don't go the Willy-Wonka route and turn your kitchen into a chocolate factory this year — instead, switch off your stand mixer and enlist some help from the online pros. From Milk Bar to Sugarfina and Magnolia Bakery, the 24 sweet shops ahead will ship treats straight to you and your most-loved giftees' — no recipes, hot ovens, or dirty pans necessary. At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. If you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may earn commission.Milk BarWhile you won't necessarily get to snap your very own Instagram pic outside one of Milk Bar's infamous neon pink signs, you can still enjoy its many desserts by shopping online. Fresh-baked cakes, cake ball truffles, pie, and cookie tins are all on the menu — and now with new annual flavor offerings, too.Shop Milk BarMilk Bar Cookie Faves Tin, $, available at Milk BarBaked By MelissaBaked By Melissa delivers cupcakes in innovative mini-form, so you can sample the best in seasonal flavor variety — from Cornbread Crumble to Pumpkin Pie, Peanut Butter Fudge Brownie, and the shop's "original greats," like Red Velvet and Mint Cookie.Shop Baked By MelissaBaked By Melissa Super Mom Gift Box (25-Pack), $, available at Baked by MelissaDavid's CookiesGive the people what they want; an entire tin of chocolate chunk cookies. No nuts, no teeny tiny chocolate chips, just the good stuff from this reliable, top-selling cookie lover's brand — that also happens to ship out delicious cheesecakes to pies, too. Shop David's CookiesDavid's Cookies Fresh Baked Decadent Jumbo Cookies, $, available at David's CookiesMagnolia BakeryAsk almost any New Yorker, and we bet they will say that Magnolia Bakery sells some of the world's best-tasting cupcakes to banana pudding...like, ever. Available in a deliverable variety of flavors with seasonal frostings, this shop's sweets are prime Valentine's gifting material.Shop Magnolia BakeryMagnolia Bakery World Famous Banana Pudding - Party Sized, $, available at Magnolia BakerySeattle ChocolateThis — you guessed it — Seattle-based and female-founded chocolate company offers a variety of care packages, truffle bars, and many other chocolate treats.Shop Seattle ChocolateSeattle Chocolate You're My Hero Care Package, $, available at Seattle ChocolateDylan's Candy BarAn NYC classic, Dylan's online sweet shop is brimming with tackle boxes of colorful candy creations — the shippable spread spans creative treats from Mother's Day themed chocolate covered strawberies to cake pops, signature chocolates, rainbow hard candies, and much more.Shop Dylan's Candy BarDylan's Candy Bar Mother's Day Dark Chocolate Tackle Box, $, available at Dylan's Candy BarPartake FoodsIndulge in this coveted black-owned brand that offers delicious cookies in every variety — you can even find vegan and gluten-free options here. Chocolate chips, cookie butter, and carrot cake flavors are abundantly available to ship right to your door. Shop Partake Foods Partake Soft Baked Cookie Butter Cookies, $, available at Partake FoodsWicked Good CupcakesAs seen on Shark Tank, the family-owned team at Wicked Good Cupcakes offers up a fun way to serve and eat, cupcake-in-a-jar. They even have your gluten-free bases covered with a giftable GF package for two, four, and six.Shop Wicked Good CupcakesWicked Good Cupcakes Cupcake Jar Custom Pack (12), $, available at Wicked Good CupcakesVosges ChocolateVosges website states: "We are on an everlasting quest for ingredients at the pinnacle of their taste profile, making it our mission to carefully select the finest ingredients Mother Nature and our farmer and artisan partners have to offer." And that's exactly what they do with their luxe truffle collections, chocolate bar gift sets, and Northwoods Cranberry Pecan Toffee. Shop Vosges ChocolatesVosges Chocolate Exotic Truffle Collection, $, available at Vosges ChocolateDancing Deer Baking CoHot tip from our comments section — upstate New York's Dancing Deer Baking Co has a box of molasses clove cookies that could make a grown R29 reader cry (OK, she didn't say that but the words "best" and "I've ever had" were used). Shop Dancing Deer Baking CoDancing Deer Baking Co Deer Classics Gift Basket, $, available at Dancing Deer Baking CoUncommon GoodsAn unexpected spot to find beautiful tasty treats is the internet's corner of curiosities, Uncommon Goods. Here's one example of a delightful little gift — a wine-shaped container filled with tasty truffles. Check out all of the small businesses and makers like this Pennsylvania-based baker, Neil Edley.Shop Uncommon GoodsUncommon Goods Bottle-of-Wine Chocolate Truffles Box, $, available at Uncommon GoodsCheryl's CookiesThese are decorated and frosted with delicious buttercream icing. (Pssst, there's even an assortment of gluten-free options for our friends with food allergies.)Shop Cheryl's CookiesCheryl's Cookies Buttercream Frosted Long Stemmed Cookie Flowers, $, available at Cheryl's CookiesDoughees By M.Dough.WMargo Wolfe’s Miami-based M.Dough.W features brownies, Oreos, caramel, rainbow cookies — you name it and they've stuffed it inside a gooey, fully-cooked, and ready-to-eat cookie dough.Shop DougheesDoughees by M Dough W Build A Box (12), $, available at Doughees by M Dough WCarlo's BakeryFrom chocolate fudge cake and rainbow slices to ooey-gooey butter cookies and cannoli kits, you can find it all at Carlo's Bakery. Trust him — he was on Cake Boss. Shop Carlo's BakeryCarlo's Bakery Cannoli Kit - 12 Pack, $, available at GoldbellyBake Me A WishIn addition to brownies, you can send cheesecakes, cupcakes, giant cakes, traditional cakes, baskets, towers, and pies. Plus, 5% off all purchases goes to Bake Me A Wish's Small Business Empowerment Fund.Bake Me A Wish Gourmet Brownie Sampler, $, available at Bake Me A WishSugarfinaHome of the OG and ever-popular rosé gummy bears, Sugarfina boasts an equally tasty lineup of specialty treats — from sugar lips to peach bellini hearts, dark chocolate-covered scotch cordials, champagne bears, and much more — that can be shipped nationwide. Shop SugarfinaSugarfina Spa 3-Piece Candy Bento Box, $, available at SugarfinaHarry & DavidAs stated in the brand's Insta profile, the folks over at Harry & David take gift-giving and entertaining pretty seriously. So much so that they offer what seems like hundreds of pre-wrapped items at a moment's notice, which comes in handy for some especially in last-minuting gifting dilemmas.Shop Harry & DavidHarry & David Mother's Day Orchid Gift Tower, $, available at Harry & DavidRuss & DaughtersLocated in New York's historic Lower East Side for over 100 years, Russ & Daughters is an institution beloved for its appetizing bagel spread, a good schmear, and babka. The sweet yeasted cake is perfect for breakfast — or anytime.Shop Russ & DaughtersRuss & Daughters Chocolate Babka, $, available at GoldbellySweet Mae's Cookies At Sweet Mae's, you'll discover flavors you didn't know existed — all in a stuffed cookie. Yes, you heard that right. Stuffed! 100% homemade, some options are traditional while others are unique. Think: sweet potato, peanut butter marshmallow, and bourbon caramel pecan. Mmm. Shop Sweet Mae's CookiesMurray's CheeseWhile Murray's Cheese is known for — you guessed it — cheese, the dairy mongers also have a nice selection from Rustic Bakery and Callie's Biscuits to add to your gift or send alone.Shop Murray's CheeseMurray's Cheese Callie's Biscuits Cocoa & Cream Cookies, $, available at Murray's CheeseGodivaIt's never a bad idea to fall back on reliable-sweet classics during hectic celebration times — and Godiva's bundles of adorably packaged truffles to chocolate-covered pretzels and hot-cocoa mix hits the easily-deliverable mark. Shop GodivaGodiva Spring Ribbon Assorted Chocolate Gift Box, 16 pc., $, available at GodivaStroopiesThe Stroopwafel is a Dutch treat that this Lancaster, PA-based bakery dubs as, "stroopies." They're shipped via the delectable gourmet site Mouth — which also has oodles of other local treats to buy. But, back to those Stroopies: unwrap, pop them in the microwave for 10 seconds, and enjoy the heavenly gooey caramel goodness. Also available gluten-free!Shop StroopiesStroopies Gluten-Free Stroopwafels, $, available at MouthWolferman's BakeryWhether you're hosting or gifting, Wolferman will deliver any Mother's Day or post Mother's Day brunch treats right to your doorstep — from baskets of fluffy English muffins to flaky pastries, toppings, and more. Shop Wolferman's BakeryWolferman's Bakery Kringle Heart Wreath, $, available at Wolferman's BakeryChesapeake BayChesapeake Bay is known for its scrumptious crab cakes but also has some sweet treats on the menu. Indulge in Mother's Day sweets or even an entree menu. Take note of this chocolatey, heart-shaped cake. Mmmm. Shop Chesapeake BayChesapeake Bay Chocolate Heart Cake, $, available at Chesapeake BayNothing Bundt CakesFounded in 1997 by two dedicated bakers, this shop has since then become an authority on all things bundt cake. Sold in various sizes including a traditional 8-inch version as well as bite-sized, "bundtinis," there's something to satisfy everyone's sweet tooth.Shop Nothing Bundt CakesLike what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here?What To Gift The COOL Guy In Your LifeThe Best Gifts To Give Your RoommateGirl Scout Cookies Will Now Deliver To Your Home
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Your mom is obviously worth a million bucks — but we’re going to assume you’re working with a different kind of budget this Mother’s Day. (Unless your name is North West, in which case, please make your way over to our luxury gift guide and buy with abandon.) Still, even if you only intend on spending $25 — or, heck, $10 — you can definitely treat your mom to something special on May 9, and not in an “it's the thought that counts” way, either. Pair that sentiment with a small token of love and you’ve got yourself a recipe for a happy giftee.Ahead, we rounded up a gift guide of thoughtful treasures that ring in under $25 and are sure to make mom smile. And if you’re on the hunt for something specific, give us a shout in the comments. You’ve still got time and we are here to help with all your shopping pursuits.At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. If you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may earn commission.Color Drop Enamel Tumbler This one's a shoo-in for most useful gift. Choose a pretty color that aligns with your mom's taste and gift her a tumbler that can be used for drinking, as a toothbrush holder, vase, or anything she pleases — it will look beautiful in any space.Shop Anthropologie Terrain Color Drop Enamel Tumbler, $, available at AnthropologieSpotted Cat PlanterYou inherited your green thumb from your mom, so gift her a cutting from one of your own precious houseplants to show her that you retained her advice about how greenery thrives on neglect. Stick the seedling in this quirky little $24 pot and voila — seriously thoughtful gift.Shop Urban OutfittersUrban Outfitters Spotted Cat Planter, $, available at Urban OutfittersSqualane Silk Mask (5-Pack)Your mom can play at-home spa or just give her skin a boost with these popular K-Beauty sheet masks. We love the intensely nourishing and revitalizing ingredients like hyaluronic acid and squalane. Some serious stuff packed into a pretty little box.Shop Dr. AltheaDr Althea Squalane Silk Mask (5 pack), $, available at Soko GlamMama NecklaceA dainty token of your appreciation for mom that she can wear close to her heart (and it costs less than $20!). Shop Benevolence LABenevolence LA Mama Necklace, $, available at AmazonSpritz. Mist. Glow. SetEveryone deserves a little refresh and these highly popular and editor-approved facial sprays are a WFH desk and handbag essential. Shop Mario BadescuMario Badescu Spritz. Mist. Glow. Set, $, available at UltaStraw Crossbody BagA bright, woven straw bag for less than $25 certainly sounds like a good idea! If she's the type to add a pop of color to her outfit with the right accessory, this little number fits the bill. Shop Nordstrom RackSole Society Corby Crossbody, $, available at Nordstrom RackLaneige Lip MaskGive mom the gift of self-care, with this rich and luxurious vanilla-scented lip mask. Shop LaneigeLaneige Lip Sleeping Mask, $, available at SephoraMini Dried Wild Flower BouquetWhat could be better than a bouquet of fresh flowers? A tiny dried version that will last longer than a week! Your mom can stick these beauties in a little bud vase and stare at them for days to come. Shop Floral Forest By MaryFloralForestByMary Small Bouquet of Dry Wild Flowers, $, available at EtsyBaggu Reusable ToteFor the trendy mom that also cares about the environment, consider this printed tote made from 40% recycled nylon sourced from pre-consumer waste. It goes everywhere and carries anything. Shop BagguBaggu Standard Baggu, $, available at BagguJewel Box Chocolate TinOne of our editors swears by this tiny gift of love and refuses to share which part of the package she likes most. We're going with the sea salt caramel and Sicilian orange truffles but considering the decorative tin is usually on display at her desk, she might give up the latter for choice.Shop CatbirdLouis Sherry Jewel Box Chocolate Tin, $, available at CatbirdTonal Nail Polish SetIf your mom always wears the same shade of barely-there pink, this set of 4 tonal nail polish shades will get her pushing the boundaries of beauty without leaving her comfort zone. Shop Nails Inc.Nails Inc. Keep It Tonal Nail Polish Set, $, available at SephoraOXO Good Grips Small Stainless Steel Cookie ScoopSure, it’s kind of a cliche, but your mom really does make the best chocolate-chip cookies. She’s still using two bent tablespoons to scoop out dough after all these years, so why not blow her mind with a miniature scooper solely intended for circular baked goods?Shop Bed Bath & BeyondOXO Good Grips Cookie Scoop, $, available at Bed Bath and BeyondPlant-Dyed Cotton BandanaMade of cotton and dyed using all organic plant materials, this versatile bandana from Rosmarine combines durable, organic fabric with a natural color palletete. Mom can tie it around her neck on a warm day or add some flair to her everyday purse.Shop Anthropologie Rosemarine Textiles Plant-Dyed Cotton Bandana, $, available at AnthropologieHay Gold Trinket DishReward her sharp eye for shiny things with a dish suitable to hold all her most meaningful trinkets. Shop HayHay Tray, $, available at HaySpring Garden Bloom Soap Gift SetThese soaps look and smell like something you’d find in a fancy boutique, but — surprise! — They're actually from Amazon. We’re not saying they’re going to transport mom to the fragrant lavender fields of Provence, but they’ll definitely elevate her bathroom counter game.Shop Greenwich Bay Trading CompanyGreenwich Bay Trading Company Spring Garden Bloom Soap Gift Set, $, available at AmazonCustom Heart Resin KeychainThese cute and colorful keychains are made from trendy resin and are customizable so mom can always think of you when she reaches for her keys. Keep in mind that these orders are ready to ship within 1–2 weeks of being placed, so plan ahead if you're going the personalization route!Shop BZ Bee CraftsBZ Bee Crafts Custom Heart Resin Keychain, $, available at EtsyInspirational Notes & Life Skills BookPick a hand. Follow its lead. Each page opens to reveal one of 75 prompts and charming illustrated objects that will inspire mom with positive guidance, reflection, and contemplation.Shop AmazonChronicle Books Everyday Offerings, $, available at Amazon1.25 Carat CZ and Pavé Halo Stud EarringsShiny studs to upgrade the contents of her jewelry box — all for just $22. Shop ZaxieZAXIE 1.25 Carat CZ and Pavé Halo Stud Earrings, $, available at ZaxiePencil & Paper Co. Happy Note Journals (Set of Three)Whether it’s jotting down favorite recipes, scrapbooking, or writing poetry, your mom is a diehard journal-keeper who has gone through scores of blank books in her lifetime. She can always use a few extra, and this set of three cheerful notebooks will brighten up her desk or nightstand.Shop AnthropologiePencil & Paper Co. Happy Note Journals, Set of 3, $, available at AnthropologieMini Zen Garden KitThis gift will be a welcome touch of tranquility to mom's life. For less than $10, it includes a tray, sand, decorative rocks, miniature wooden rake and an instruction book.Shop Cost Plus World MarketCost Plus World Market Mini Zen Garden Kit, $, available at Cost Plus World MarketHealthy + Strong Mini Transformation KitMoms with dry or overworked hair will love this rich, deeply nourishing and cleansing kit. Shop Living ProofLiving Proof Healthy + Strong Mini Transformation Kit, $, available at SephoraJust Between Us: Conversation Cards for the Whole FamilyThis set of conversation cards gets the whole family going — in a good way. Whether you're all on lockdown together or playing over Zoom, take turns answering the question on each card, and then flip it over for more ways to enrich the conversation. With more than 150 prompts, these cards generate many rich opportunities for connection, and because the questions are open-ended, they can be reused again and again.Shop Chronicle BooksChronicle Books Conversation Cards for the Whole Family, $, available at Chronicle BooksSunflower Garden Grow KitA little something special for the flower-loving mom — a DIY kit to cultivate her own dramatic mix of sunflowers.Shop Uncommon GoodsUncommon Goods Sunflower Garden Grow Kit, $, available at Uncommon GoodsWine-O's Round Glass MarkerFor the mom that enjoys a good ol' glass of vino, she'll appreciate these innovative yet simple merino wool "Wine-Os" from SoCal sustainable lifestyle brand, Graft Lantz.Shop Graft LantzGraf Lantz Wine-O's Round, $, available at Graf LantzTrue Match Lumi Glow Nude Highlighter PaletteEven if your mom grew up during a time when matte skin was all the rage, it'll be hard for her to deny the power of a good glow after you gift her this highlighter set. She'll love that you're sharing the products à la mode, so don't hold back on sharing some helpful application tips while you're at it!L'Oréal True Match Lumi Glow Nude Highlighter Palette, $, available at UltaNeed more gift ideas for mom?Shop our curated Mother's Day collection — your mom will love these gifts!Pearl Bead Chain BraceletA dainty freshwater pearl bracelet for just $24? Sounds like a Mother's Day gifting home run. Amy O Jewelry Pearl Bead Chain Bracelet, $, available at Amy OLike what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here?PSA: It's Time To Place Your Flower OrdersThe Best Mother's Day Beauty Sets To Order Now30 Bathrobes To Lounge The Day Away In
Mother's Day is right around the corner, which means we're all starting the scramble to find the perfect gift for our moms. While we could go with the classic one-off floral arrangement or a gift card to her favorite spa, this year we're focusing on gifts that keep on giving. While we are living in a world of uncertainty that might still keep us from visiting our mothers, we can brighten their days for months to come with the perfect subscription box (delivered with no-contact delivery, of course). From coffee to wine, books to CBD gummies, and plants to flowers, we gathered up some monthly goodie bags that make it Mother's Day all year round. Ahead, our favorite subscription boxes and services to book now to really impress her this year.At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. If you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may earn commission.The Duo: Subscription From BrightlandFor the home chef, give the gift of never-ending gourmet olive oil. Plus, it's so good you could drink it straight from the bottle.Shop BrightlandBrightland The Duo: Subscription, $, available at BrightlandHemp Crate Co. Health & Wellness Starter BoxIf you've ever told your mom to take a chill pill, you owe her this CBD and Hemp subscription box. Inside are all the wellness goodies she needs to deal with being your parent.Shop Hemp Crate Co.Hemp Crate Co. Health & Wellness Starter Box, $, available at Hemp Crate Co.Harry & David Bulb-Of-The-Month ClubFor the green thumb mama — these flowers will not only brighten your mom's home, but they can be replanted in her garden and bloom for years to come.Shop Harry & DavidHarry & David Bulb-of-the-Month Club, $, available at Harry & DavidTrade Coffee Gift Coffee SubscriptionNow that we've all mastered the art of making coffee at home, this is a great time to send your mom a year's supply. Perfect for the coffee connoisseur, this subscription will send a different type of bean each month. Shop Trade CoffeeTrade Coffee Gift Coffee Subscription, $, available at Trade CoffeeMysa Natural Wine Club SubscriptionWe could all use a glass of wine right now. Honestly, we could all use a bottle a week delivered to our doors — thankfully you can gift weekly wine to your mom with this customizable wine club.Shop MysaMysa Natural Wine Natural Wine Club, $, available at MysaThe Sill Pet-Friendly Plant SubscriptionFor the mom that has a green thumb AND a few pet pals, but no garden, send a monthly plant (or plants) to green up her home.Shop The Sill The Sill Pet Friendly Plant Subscription, $, available at The SillSakara Life Two-Day Signature Program Subscription BoxA Sakara Life subscription brings luxury to everyday meals. The box is pricey, but the plant-rich superfood meals are carefully crafted and said to transform your life. Get started with a two-day weekly subscription for $80 per day. Shop Sakara LifeSakara Life Two Day Signature Program Subscription, $, available at Sakara LifeGlobeIn Artisan Subscription BoxOnce a month, GlobeIn delivers you worldly treasures right to your doorstep. Every box comes with a new fun theme i.e., the "Wired Box" prepares you with coffee beans, sugar bowls, upcycled wooden spoons, and everything you need to brew the perfect cup. Shop GlobeInGlobeIn Artisan Box Subscription, $, available at GlobeInThe Detox Market Detox BoxGift your mama the best of green beauty with the Detox Box. Inside are thoughtfully picked skincare, hair, body, and wellness holy grails that you'll actually look forward to every month. Shop The Detox MarketThe Detox Market The Detox Box, $, available at The Detox MarketCratejoy Book BoxFor the bookworm mom — send your mother a new story to get lost in and trinkets from small businesses every month.Shop CratejoySpearCraft Book Box, $, available at CratejoyLike what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here?Cheap & Cheerful Under-$25 Mother's Day Gifts11 Mother's Day Gifts You Can (& Should) Order Now23 Gifts For The Long Distance Mom
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Moms can be impossible to shop for, so finding the perfect Mother’s Day gift for her can be a real challenge. Whether she already has it all or she’s Fort Knox and refuses to divulge any information, not even the slightest hint of what she wants, moms make us second-guess ourselves like crazy, with thoughts […]
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We agree that placing an annual bouquet order for Mother’s Day is easy. But just because it's tough to beat the convenience of delivered-to-her-doorstep blooms at the click of a button, doesn’t mean it’s the best option available. If you and your ma are feeling some flower-fatigue this year, then shake things up on May 9 by gifting a plant instead — because while those stem-cut blossoms wither, these potted plants will continue to survive and thrive.In addition to their longer lifespan (and gift-span), these leafy green friends also come in a wide variety of species, shapes, sizes, and care-levels that make them easily customizable to match your mom’s personality quirks and lifestyle habits. Taking the vast garden of options into account, we crafted a streamlined shop-guide of bestselling plants to help with making your Mother’s Day gifting decision. Scroll on to see all the gargantuan ferns, aromatic herbs, and heart-shaped succulents that will add some greenery to your mom’s life.At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. If you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may earn commission.Hoya HeartsWhy She’ll Love ItThis duo of heart-shaped succulents is actually rooted leaves cut from the Hoya Kerri plant. Planted in a sleek concrete pot, it will serve as a sweet little reminder to mom of just how much you love her.CarePlace these little love-plants in either bright indirect light or full sunshine and water when soil is completely dry and it starts to wrinkle.DealOrder early for Mother’s Day and save $15 with code INAFLASHShop The Bouqs Co.The Bouqs Co Desert Love Hoya Heart Duo, $, available at The Bouqs CoYellow Grafted Cactus Why She’ll Love ItIf your mom vibes with pretty but a little prickly, then this sunshine-hued cactus garden packaged in a paper-crafted planter box (with special Mother's Day messaging) is on her same wavelength.CarePlace in bright indirect or direct sunlight and take care to water once a week (or when soil is completely dry).Shop Lula's GardenLula's Garden Ever Garden, $, available at Lula's GardenDonkey Tail Hanging SucculentWhy She’ll Love ItThis bestseller is one of the more unique looking succulents we've come across — similar to the beloved String of Pearls, but just a bit zanier. CareDescribed as easy to grow and maintain — requiring only filtered to bright light along with well-drained soil. Shop Lazy Gardenslazygardens Donkey Tails, 6 inch, $, available at EtsyString Of PearlsWhy She’ll Love ItThe succulent strands from this luminously-named plant grows longer over time with TLC.CareTLC for these beauties consists of bright but not direct light exposure with well-drained soil that is allowed to dry out completely between waterings.Shop Dose of Succulents on EtsyDose of Succulents String of Pearls Plant, $, available at EtsyWhite OrchidWhy She’ll Love ItOrchids aren't the unofficial mom-plant mascot for nothing — these flowering plants are lovely, serene, and serve as natural carbon-dioxide absorbers, making them the ideal atmosphere enhancer. CareThis beauty thrives in soft indirect sunlight with a weekly three-cube ice watering and a climate temperature between 65 to 85 degrees. Shop Plants.comPlants.com Small Phalaenopsis Orchid: White, $, available at Plants.comAir PlantWhy She’ll Love ItThis jumbo-sized air plant comes packaged in a painted-face ceramic planter for an extra-special gifting flourish.CareAirplant care consists of placing the low-maintenance green friend wherever your heart desires and giving it a quick water-mist two to three times per week.Shop UrbanStems Urbanstems The Cathy Airplant, $, available at UrbanstemsFiddle Leaf Fig Why She’ll Love ItPair this on-trend houseplant in a blush-pink ceramic pot with the “Plant Mom” tote for the ultimate green thumb gift set. CareFiddle leaf figs love anything from bright indirect to full sunlight showers with a watering every one to two weeks and fully dried out soil in between. Shop The SillThe Sill Plant Mom Tote Bag, $, available at The SillThe Sill Fiddle Leaf Fig, $, available at The SillString Of Succulents TrioWhy She’ll Love ItFor moms who like to mix it up: a unique collection of three string-variety succulents planted in matching terracotta pots.CareThis eye-catching trio requires a mix of bright indirect to full direct sunlight with limited watering whenever the soil is completely dry.Shop BloomscapeBloomscape String of Succulents Collection, $, available at BloomscapePink AnthuriumWhy She’ll Love ItNot only are Anthuriums the world’s longest flowering houseplant (with each pink bloom lasting up to eight weeks at a time), but this particular one also comes potted in a sweet and simple ceramic planter. CareLet this pink lady bask in any indirect light (from medium to bright) with a solid watering every one to two weeks, allowing the soil to completely dry out in between. Oh, and she likes a little extra humidity. Shop The SillThe Sill Pink Anthurium Plant, $, available at The SillLavender PlantWhy She’ll Love ItNot only will this beauty transport your mom to the south of France — it’s also delightful aromatic and will fill her home with a sweet and calming aroma. CareYou’ll want to keep this pretty lady in direct sunlight and away from your furry friends — lavender is great for people, but not so much for pooches. Your lavender plant can enjoy long periods of time outdoors during warmer months.Shop BloomscapeBloomscape Lavender Tree, $, available at BloomscapeCroton PetraWhy She’ll Love ItFor the bold and beautiful moms out there, this statement-making top-seller is exotic gifting gold with its multi-colored leaves and moss-ball planter.CareThis leafy-green stunner is described as requiring “a bit of extra care to flourish” — think bright sunlight, moderate temperatures, and regular watering when the soil dries up.Shop KodamaForestKodamaForest Croton Petra Kokedama In Moss-Ball Planter, $, available at EtsyHedgehog AloeWhy She’ll Love ItBeauty and wellness-loving moms will adore this fruitful aloe plant in its chic midnight-blue pot.CareA famously easy-to-care-for plant that needs bright or indirect sunlight in moderate temps with watering when soil is dry to the touch.Shop BloomscapeBloomscape Hedgehog Aloe Plant, $, available at BloomscapeStaghorn FernWhy She’ll Love ItDescribed as, “one of the more unusual house plants,” this tropical fern found in Southeast Asia and Australia is not your average houseplant for not-your-average-mom.CareSaid to thrive in areas with higher levels of light while little water and a temperate climate.Shop Hirt’s GardenHirt's Garden Staghorn Fern 6.5" Hanging Plant, $, available at AmazonSnake Plant (Mother-In-Law’s Tongue)Why She’ll Love ItOn top of its tongue-in-cheek name, this popular, eye-catching plant is notoriously hard to kill.CarePlace in anything from direct to indirect sunlight, allowing the soil to completely dry between watering.Shop UrbanStemsUrban Stems The Cairo Snake Plant, $, available at Urban StemsMonthly Plant SubscriptionWhy She’ll Love ItIf your mom has a major green thumb (or budding plant passion), then enrolling her in this reader-popular plant subscription is approved gifting gold.CareThis recurring service delivers one new easy-care plant and ceramic planter, per month.Shop The SillThe Sill Classic Plant Subscription, $, available at The SillNeed more gift ideas for mom?Shop our curated Mother’s Day collection — your mom will love these gifts!Like what you see? 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