Mother’s Day Basket Ideas

Mother's Day Gift Basket Ideas - Gift Guide

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I can’t believe that March is about to end! Wasn’t it just yesterday when we removed all the Christmas decorations? Ooooorr, was that just me? 😉 And in case you haven’t noticed, Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Have you thought of gifts, yet? I know that sometimes it can be hard to shop for a mom. What exactly does she want? Food? Flowers? Beauty Products? Those are all wonderful gifts but if you really want to make a mother feel super special, a mother’s day gift basket filled with her favorite products and items will definitely make her feel super special.

Coming up with a gift basket for moms is so easy! You can fill it with trinkets, and snacks, or books, and accessories according to her personality!

Mother’s Day Gift Basket Ideas

The first thing that you need of course is a basket. Below are cute ones that you can use.

This basket from Williams-Sonoma.

Mother's Day Basket Ideas - Basket

Or this super pretty natural jute fiber basket.

Mother's Day Basket Ideas - Native Basket

Or if you have an old basket lying around, just give it a little dusting and tie a cute ribbon around it and you’re good to go!

Fill it up, buttercup!

Next thing you need to do is fill it up with her favorite items. This one needs a little planning because you want to make sure that the contents will be tailored to what she likes. Check out my recommendations for the different mom types below!

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Skin Care and Make up Obsessed Moms
For the Book Lover Moms
For the Sporty and Active Moms
Fashionable Moms
Coffee-Loving Moms

Skin Care and Make up Obsessed Moms

La Prairie Anti-Aging Emulsion Sunscreen – This fights premature skin aging, guards against UV damage, smooths lines and wrinkles. These words are music a mother’s ears!

Mother's Day Basket Ideas - La Prairie Anti-Aging Emulsion

Philosophy Miraculous Anti-Agingskincare Duo. This two-step treatment and moisturizer set contains glutathione, peptides, and vitamins C and E which helps reduce the appearance of the fine lines and wrinkles, giving her a more youthful looking skin. Show me a mother who doesn’t want a younger looking skin!

Mother's Day Basket Ideas - Philosophy Miraculous Anti-Agingskincare Duo

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Trust me when I say that she will love you more if you give her the Clarisonic Smart Profile Uplift Anti-Aging Massaging and Cleansing Skin Care Tool. This is a two-in-one cleansing and micro-firming face massage device. It gently cleanses the skin, minimizes the look of pores and boosts the absorption of skincare products.

Mother's Day Basket Ideas - Clarisonic Smart Profile Uplift Anti-Aging Massaging and Cleansing

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For the Book Lover Moms

This one is for Missus Potter Head. If your mom has read all the Harry Potter books, then she will love reading From Here to Hogwarts.

Mother's Day Basket Ideas - Hogwarts

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Manhattan’s Babe Illustrated, signed English language edition of French writer filmmaker Frédéric Beigbeder’s 2014 novel, Oona amp Salinger. A nostalgic and bittersweet love story. We all know that moms love good romance books.

Mother's Day Basket Ideas - Manhattans Babe Signed Copy

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If you have a mom who loves humor then she will love Your Sh*tty Family. The book contains all the hilarity, confusion + frustration of a visit home without the expensive plane ticket, tiny twin bed or any of the misery of actually having to spend time with your family! Based on the popular Instagram account of the same name, this book features real-life screenshots of texting conversations between various members of the family – all too relatable to anyone who has ever taught their parents how to text.

Mother's Day Basket Ideas - Your Shitty Family


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For the Sporty and Active Moms

Fitbit Alta Fitness Wristband Activity Tracker

Mother's Day Basket Ideas - Fitbit

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Forever 21 1-Pound Dumbbells which is perfect for all active moms so you know, they can work on their arms while waiting for the stew to cook. Ha! And oh, this one has a cushioned covering which makes it pretty!

Mother's Day Basket Ideas - 1 pound dumbbells

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This Speckle Glitter Bomb Water Bottle because even if we’re sweaty AF, we still need to be fabulous and sparkly.

Mother's Day Basket Ideas - Speckle Glitter Bomb Water Bottle

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Fashionable Moms

I’m no fashionable mom but OMG I am loving this L’Academie The Shirt Dress! I mean, just look at that! I would have zero problems wearing this  to the supermarket or when picking up the kids from school!

Mother's Day Basket Ideas - L'Academie The Shirt Dress

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Moms would love this Solid & Striped The Brigitte Bikini. It’s fashionable and coverage is just right. I like swimsuits that allows me to have fun with the kids without worrying about my butt cheeks showing! LOL

Mother's Day Basket Ideas - Solid & Striped The Brigitte Bikini Top

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Coffee-Loving Moms

The Mom Photo Collage Personalized Coffee Mug cleverly displays 4 of her favorite photos! Any mom would love seeing photos of her reason why she drinks copious amounts of coffee!

Mother's Day Basket Ideas - Mom Photo Collage Personalized Coffee Mug

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This Paired Pillowcase Collection from Whim by Martha Stewart makes for a perfect gift for any coffee-loving (but sleep-deprived!) mom. They look pretty too!

Mother's Day Basket Ideas - The Paired Pillowcase Collection from Whim by Martha Stewart

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“But First, Coffee” Vintage Quote Sign. Words to live by. The Vintage Quote Signs have timeless appeal with their heartfelt sentiments.

Mother's Day Basket Ideas - Vintage Quote Sign

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I’m pretty sure that you now get the idea. Just get a basket and fill it with goodies or even snacks that you know she will love! And don’t forget the flowers, too!

Mother's Day Basket Ideas

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  1. So many awesome ideas and favorites that I would like get myself here, especially anything Philosophy or Harry Potter related. So will be sharing with my husband and my kids now for sure 🙂

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