What Moms Really Want For Mother’s Day

Mother's Day is right around the corner and it is time to get shopping before you end up in the dog house. Take a look and let's find some ideas together!

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Exactly one week and two days away in fact. Are you ready? Because I am most certainly not!

In case you are in the same boat as me, I made a Mother’s Day Gift Guide to hopefully get us going in the right direction…and keep us all out of the doghouse next Sunday.

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For the Military Mom

If you are buying a gift for a mama who is in the military, what better thing to get than something they can use every day. And a new purse or bag is pretty much always a hit! I partnered up with WILCO Supply and they have the best selection. In fact, there is a whole list of military compliant gifts here. And if you use the coupon code ‘GINGHAM’ you get 15% off!

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Splurge:
The Baggu Circle Leather Purse.
This bag is beautiful, in style, and all black leather which makes it classy and it can be carried in uniform.






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The BAGGU Duck Bag.
This bag is so cute and functional and I love it. It can also be carried in uniform…and it’s only a little over $22 if you use my coupon code





For The Military Spouse Mom

Not to pat myself on the back…but military spouses are some hard working mamas! Get her a gift that tells her how impressed you are with her strength and resilience!

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Splurge:
She Believed Bracelet.
Get her a bracelet that reminds her every day that she is strong enough to take on whatever this life throws at her!




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“Fearless” Bar Necklace
This simple necklace is a cute statement to the wearer and the rest of the world!



For The Crafty Mom

If your mama likes to make, I’ve got you covered!

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Splurge:
Cricut Explore Air 2
Hands down my favorite crafting thing I own. If you really want to wow her, this is the way to go! (Plus they are running a Mother’s Day sale!)





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A craft store gift card of is always a safe bet. Combine that with you keeping the kids while she shops solo and you have a guaranteed winner. If you don’t want to go the gift card route, accessories for her craft of choice are a good idea. (Like this Cricut tool set on super sale!) Or a kit to try a new craft she has been wanting to dabble in! (Like this lavender soap kit)

For The Sentimental Mom

Jewelry with her children’s birthstones is a great option. One of my favorite gifts my husband has ever given me is a bracelet with my son’s birthstone on it. This is also a great gift for grandmas because you can add stones for each grandchild!

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Splurge:
Bolo Bracelet.
This is simple, elegant, and just might make a sentimental mom cry. It’s also very similar to mine so I am partial!




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Personalized Birthstone Necklace
Great for those with multiple children/grandchildren! But is also works with just one child/stone. I also like that you can add to it over time!









For The Mom Who Prefers Experiences Over “Stuff”

If the mom you are shopping for has all the things she could ever want or need, experiences are always a safe bet! And what better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than by gifting the mom in your life a little “me time” and some peace and quiet. (Where do I sign up?!)

Splurge: Spa Day. The sky is the limit! Find a local day spa and purchase a package. With Mother’s Day around the corner they will probably have specials
Save: Mani/Pedi. It is pretty easy to stay in a budget but make a big impact. Ask her friends what nail salon she likes to go to and see if they can give you a gift certificate for a service. Most will be able to accommodate!


Now it’s your turn: What is your favorite Mother’s Day gift you have ever given or received?

Still stumped? Let me know what kind of interests your mom has and I will do my best to help you out!


Don’t forget to Pin this list so you can shop it….or share it on Facebook as a helpful hint for someone who might be shopping for you!

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