14 gift ideas to show mom how much you love her

If you want to pamper and spoil her, this is it!
Published May 4, 2021 10:49 a.m. EST

Mother's day is around the corner, and if ever there was a year where you should shower your mom with lavish and thoughtful gifts - it's this one. Whether you're in close quarters during lockdown or separated due to travel restrictions, showing mom just how much you appreciate her will make this pandemic experience a little better for both of you. And if you're a mom yourself who's reading this, consider this your permission to treat yourself this year. You deserve it!

The best bath bundle

Nothing says 'best bath ever' more than North America’s largest bath bomb! The Aphrodite bath bomb from Bathorium weighs in at over 1lb. Pair that with their milk coconut and vanilla mineral soak, and becalm bubble elixir and you’ll be in a hydrating, softly-scented heaven!

ShopAphrodite bath bomb, $30  |  Milk coconut and vanilla mineral soak, $22  |  Becalm bubble elixir, $32

Spring-scented soy wax candles

While mom is soaking in that tub, she can set the mood with some natural soy wax candles from The Scented Market! Each candle is hand-crafted with love and locally made in Guelph, Ontario. Choose from delicious spring scents like Morning Dew, Spring Breeze and more!

Shop16oz soy wax candle, $26.99

Linen bath sheet and hand towel

After her bath, mom can dry off in style with linen towels from Flax Sleep! The oversized bath sheet will help her keep cozy and dries quickly. And she can feel good using it because the method of producing linen fabric from flax plants uses less water and is more sustainable. The company was designed by three female friends, and products are all designed with care in Vancouver.

Shop: Flax Sleep Bath sheet, $88  | Flax Sleep Hand towel, $38

Hair care for a salon-quality look

If it’s a hair-washing day, mom is going to be ready with a $100 gift card for AOB hair products! With everything from volume spray to anti-yellow treatment, hairstylist Aaron O’Bryan has all the product mom needs to get a salon look from home!

ShopAOB hair products

Speedy steamer that gets the job done

Conair’s extreme steam handheld 2-in-1 steamer will help mom steam or press! It doubles as an iron so you can spend less time getting ready and more time looking great! The convenient LED and touch control sensor gives you 4 steam setting from low to turbo to get the job done quickly!

Shop: Conair Extreme Steam handheld 2-in-1 Steamer, $99

The perfect running shoe

As the weather is warming up, help mom take the home workouts outside for a stylish, supportive run! Saucony’s Ride 14 is their all-new running shoe, offering updated features for every runner from new to experienced! The new and improved engineered mesh offers even more breathability, and there are multiple colourways to choose from to suit mom best!

ShopSaucony ride 14 running shoe, $165

Personalized jewelry to match mom’s vibe

What’s mother’s day without some jewelry? Look for something you can customize to show mom you really know her with a $100 gift card to Canadian-owned Rocking Vibe! You can personalize to match mom’s style from delicate to bold. Their glow necklace can be customized with almost 50 different combinations of crystal and chain colour. The monogrammed namesake collection is available as a necklace or bracelet in gold or stainless steel and is adjustable to wear long or short.

Shop: Rocking Vibe gift card, $10-$250

Meghan Markle approved earrings

Finish off the look with iconic stud earrings from Dead Davison! They are their best-selling pair notably worn by Meghan Markle. The multi-faceted, semi-precious gemstones dazzle all day long!

ShopDean Davidson signature midi knockout studs, $165

For the mom who likes a little bit of everything

Indigo is your one stop shop for all things Mother’s Day! She can be fashionable and well-read with their beautiful tote and neckerchief, and best-selling book. The vegan leather tote comes with shiny hardware and an adjustable strap to wear over the shoulder, or cross body. Accessorize by tying the 100% recycled polyester neckerchief onto the bag, or around the neck or head! This book title will have mom constantly reaching into her bag to pull out and read more—it’s all about the rise of an iconic interracial rock duo and their sensational breakup and dark secrets!

ShopLove & Lore mini heather tote, $45  |  Love & Lore silky diamond neckerchief, $22.50  |  The Final Revival of Opal and Nev by Dawnie Walton, $24.99

Mindfulness for mom and mini

Learn how to be bold, brave, and confident with affirmation cards from Joyful Hearts Co. The limited-edition Confident & Crushing It cards in collaboration with style expert Meredith Shaw offer 20 affirmations actions to put into practice to help you feel like you can conquer the world! The kid's cards are a fun way to start the day on a positive, inspiring note for the whole family!

ShopMeredith Shaw x JHC affirmation cards, $32  |  Affirmation cards for kids, $25

Rosé all day

There’s no better time to “rosé all day” than Mother’s Day! Prince Edward County’s beloved 20-year staple vineyard, Rosehall Run, has launched a Pixie Petite pack! It comes with four convenient cans of Pixie Rose spritzer, one bottle of Pixie sparkling wine, two reusable flutes, a stopper/opener, and tutored tasting experience for you and three friends.

ShopRosehall Run Pixie Petite party pack, $100

Restaurant quality dinner at home

Since we can’t take mom out for dinner this year, give her the gift of a virtual cooking class from the comfort of her own home, and learn to cook with Chef Camille! You might recognize Camille from her 13-year modelling career, including on The Marilyn Denis Show’s earlier seasons! She studied at Le Cordon Bleu Paris, and is ready to share her knowledge in a fun and engaging cooking class! Choose from mouthwatering dishes like brown butter steak frites, creamy roasted cauliflower and broccoli pasta, and miso roasted salmon.

Shop: Learn to cook with Chef Camille, $125 - For more information or to book, email classes@camicooks.com

Personalize your space

Make the most of your space with expert advice from Ma Zone Design Lab! This one-hour virtual design consult will teach you how to refresh and update your living space, curate existing pieces, suggest new additional furnishings, and create better flow!

Shop: Happy home room edit, $175

A personal cleaning robot

Take care of cleaning from start to finish with the stylish iRobot Roomba I3+ vacuum! Mom can forget about vacuuming for months at a time with clean base automatic disposal that automatically empties itself for up to 60 days. The robot’s genius home intelligence learns cleaning preferences and gets smarter over time, so mom can spend her time doing other things while maintaining a clean home!

ShopiRobot Roomba I3+ vacuum, $749.99

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