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Below, you'll find a few of the low-maintenance, thoughtful gifts for almost every interest. Whether she's a techy, an adventurer, or a foodie, you'll find something your mother-in-law will love below.
Here are 29 great mother-in-law gifts for Mother's Day:
Milk Bar's cakes are some of the best products we've ever tried, so if your mother-in-law has a sweet tooth, a set of truffles or cookies will cement your status as the favorite in-law.
If your MIL's canvas tote is falling apart, this comfy bag comes with plenty of compartments and pockets. If you know their size, you can also opt for other Everlane gifts — here are some of our favorites.
If your mother-in-law can't have enough candles, we recommend Diptyque's iconic Baies and Berries one. It's a fantastic gift for pretty much any occasion.
If she loves being active, a Fitbit lets her keep track of interesting metrics such as heart rate, sleep quality, and exercise stats. We like the Fitbit Versa 3 the most, but you may find another option that works best for your in-law.
If she likes a bouquet of flowers every once in a while, this is a universally pleasing gift you can give whether you live within driving distance or not. We like UrbanStems the most, but you'll find a bunch of trustworthy online delivery options in our Mother's Day flowers guide here.
We love the Bodum Chambord French Press; it's about as timeless as they come, is unfussy to operate, and is very affordable.
You can find all our favorite French presses here.
They're small and inexpensive, but they can bring a bit of magic and luxury to her everyday life.
She can grow them at home in a sunny spot and snip herbs for fresher accents to everyday meals. Hydroponic plants are also pretty low-maintenance when it comes to gardening.
For the adventurer at heart, an REI membership is pretty thoughtful. It lasts a lifetime and comes with a slew of benefits such as discounts on shop services, rentals, and eligible purchases each year.
Maybe her spice rack is stale, or maybe she loves trying new things. Whatever the case may be, here's a subtle way to make meals with the in-laws a little more varied.
Physical books are sentimental and all, but this little number is lightweight and lets her enlarge the text.
Trade will let her customize her monthly shipment to her taste and help her figure out what she really wants to be drinking. Read our full review of Trade here.
Let her display unlimited photos (along with audio and video) of her grandchildren, her favorite child (aka, your spouse), or whatever she pleases.
Fulton Fish Market is one of the US's oldest seafood markets, and whatever her preferred delicacy may be, they'll likely have it.
From music and radio stations to trivia and much, much more, she'll have a ton of distractions at the snap of her fingers.
If Amazon isn't her thing, we have other smart speaker recommendations from other brands here.
Your mother-in-law will definitely want to cheers you for adding this to her collection.
You can never miss with a classic wool blanket, and there are colors and patterns for all.
For the cheese-loving MIL, this is about as safe a bet as there is.
You can't go wrong with this Chanel classic.
We think the Jabra Elite 85T — with their audio quality, noise cancellation, fit, battery life, and functionality — are the best pair of wireless earbuds you can buy right now.
You can find other options for wireless earbuds across different budgets here.
Even if she already has one, there's always a size, shape, or color to add to her repertoire.
Of course, it doesn't have to be a Le Creuset. Here's our guide to the best Dutch ovens you can buy.
If your mother-in-law is thrifty, she'd never splurge on these for herself. Do it for her, or shop for more options in our guide to bed sheets.
Four monthly teas, available at Sips By, $16 (shipping included)
If she's not into coffee, Sips By is our favorite tea subscription box, but check out the list of our favorite subscription boxes here.
We all misplace things from time to time, but some people are notorious for always losing their keys. And purses. And umbrellas. She may need more than one.
Read our review of Apple's Air Tags here.
Monogrammed Shun Classic Chef's knife, available at Williams Sonoma, starting at $149.95 (note that monogrammed items can't be returned)
Chances are that she already has a chef's knife, but maybe not one this high quality and certainly not one with her initials on it.
It's never a bad idea to update the home security system. One potential downside is you may have to install it for her. Check out our guide to smart-home security systems.