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MOTHER IN LAW GIFTS
What to buy for our Mothers-in-law?
Have a Mother-In-Law to buy for and no great ideas? That’s how I feel every year. It’s hard to buy for someone who might be a little picky (or maybe a lot picky); I try very hard to find that perfect and uniquely special gift, sometimes with great success and other times not so much. I think a lot of you can probably relate. Below are a selection of gift items at various price points that were successful for me – I hope they are helpful to you in your search for the “right” gift this year!
10 great ideas for Mother-in-Law gifts
The Kindle Paperwhite, now with a 6.8” display and thinner borders, has an adjustable warm light, up to 10 weeks of battery life, and 20% faster page turns. With a flush-front design and 300 ppi glare-free display, this new kindle reads like real paper, even in bright sunlight! Easy on the eyes, it stores thousands of titles. You can even pair with an Audible subscription and bluetooth headphones or speakers to listen hands-free! A single battery charge lasts weeks, not hours and it’s waterproof so you can take it with you to the beach or pool! (and no ads!) The Kindle Paperwhite is a perfect gift for the Mother-In-Law that loves to read!
With an HD screen and stereo sound, Alexa helps manage your day at a glance! Made to fit your life – easily update to-do lists and calendars, cook along to step-by-step instructions for recipes, find the entertainment you want, display your favorite photos ,control your smart home and connect with video calling and messaging! You can call friends and family who either have the Alexa app or an Echo device with a screen. EASY to use and designed to protect your privacy!
(If you prefer an Echo DOT – which shares many of the same functions, but without a screen, try the newest for only $59! Sleek new look and includes the time!)
Does your mother-in-law like glitz? Check out these authentic swarovski crystal while light pierced earrings! Brilliant, dazzling, sparkly and elegant, these beautiful earrings make a wonderful addition to any jewelry collection. This classic design goes well with a wide variety of outfits.
American Mahjong Set – Black Paisley Soft Bag – 166 Ivory Colored Engraved Tiles, 4 All-in-One Rack/Pushers
Not all Mothers-in-Laws play Mah Jongg, but those that do generally are somewhat obsessed with it. Not only do they love the game, but often a group of players stay together for many years and become fast friends. The participants make it a priority to join the game weekly or monthly, however it’s set up, and enjoy the camaraderie and competition. This beautiful, lightweight, and stylish soft-sided quilted case from Linda Li comes with convenient shoulder straps and a handy inside zippered pocket! What a special gift!
Once you have this soy-wax candle, you will never want to use another brand! Topped with a decorative lid, The Bath and Body Works 3 wick candle measures 4″ wide, 3 1/2″ tall and 14.5 oz. It is made with heavenly natural essential oils; the lavender oil inspires tranquility and the cedarwood calms your mind. Not only does the candle fill your home with a wonderful aroma, it burns for approximately 25-45 hours. You may think a candle is a candle, but I promise you, this one is far better than the rest!
The sleek and fun GoDonut phone and tablet stand is not the most personal gift, but it is one of my absolute favorite items to give as a gift! It’s truly universal as it’s compatible with 99% of mobile devices, even those not yet on the market! With flexible built-in grooves, it fits all your hand-held electronics from small phones to massive tablets. Not only does it hold them, the grooves give you the option of placing your device 6 different ways to provide the best view possible no matter where you are or what you are doing! Lightweight and durable, it’s sturdy enough to support even large tablets and best of all, requires no assembly. Made in the USA.
With double walls for insulation and sturdy stainless steel construction, this angled and contoured chiller fits standard wine and champagne bottles. Showcase a vintage bottle with museum-worthy panache with this gleaming wine or champagne bottle holder. This unique and modern gift is a great way to show a loved one your appreciation.
This pure maple syrup is perfect for the mother-in-law who loves New England. Amber in color with a rich taste, this organic maple syrup is nature’s best sweetener. It’s perfect as a gift because it arrives ready to go in a premium glass bottle which both maintains the flavor indefinitely and allows you to see the beautiful color variation and quality in every bottle. In addition, Runamok maple syrups are certified organic and bird friendly through the National Audubon Society. Made in Vermont. Volume: 25.36 Fl Oz (750mL)
This beautiful bamboo bathtub caddy tray is for the mother-in-law who is serious about her bath. Give her the gift of luxury and self-care! This one or two person bath and bed tray holds everything anyone would want – wine, snack, phone or book, she can use it to pamper herself any way she wants. Comes with a bonus free soap holder.
If none of these work for you, how about a food gift? This list of “Gifts for Your Favorite Foodie” contains items that are very popular with older adults. Have other ideas to share? Let us know in the comment section below!