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Finding the perfect gift for Mom is a challenge! Not only can she be picky (sorry, Mom), but you probably already give her a gift for Mother's Day, her birthday and Christmas every year. Ideas might eventually run thin. That's why we put together this list of some of our favorite must-have gifts for one of the most important women in your life. They're great for Christmas, Mother's Day, birthdays and pretty much any other time where you just want to treat your mom! When we release our 2018 gift guides, we make sure all prices are current. But, prices change frequently (yay, deals!), so there’s a chance the prices are now different than they were the day of publication.

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Who doesn’t love cupcakes? This fun cookbook is perfect for moms who love to bake, or moms who have an artistic streak. In addition to the cute puppy cupcakes featured on the cover of the cookbook, readers will also learn how to make a “big-top circus” cupcake tier and a batch of funny sausage and pepperoni pizza cupcakes for April Fool’s Day. And given its deeply discounted price, this cookbook is a great gift idea for shoppers on a budget.

For the mom with great hair: Our favorite hair dryer ever

Because her hair always looks smooth, you may not realize how much blow drying stresses your mom out. It takes her forever to do her hair every morning with her old school, random-brand blow dryer. What she's wishing for is this upscale, speedy dryer. When we tested to find the best hair dryers, we found that this one cuts drying time in half. It has 288 5-star reviews, and will leave her hair looking as sleek and shiny as if she just got a salon blowout.

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If mom treats her cats like her own children, then she’ll really love getting a new cat tree. This extra large model is great for homes with multiple cats, and provides lots of places for happy cats to lounge and play. If this particular model is too big for her house or apartment, you can browse more cat trees here.

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Need a gift for a mom who is also a teacher? This mug is a great idea, whether she's in a traditional classroom or volunteers in a different kind of teaching situation. Consider pairing it with a nice bag of coffee like this full bodied blend from Peet's, or one of the gifts from our guide to the best gifts for teachers.

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Mom works hard enough as it is. Give her a little help around the house by booking a surprise house cleaning from a professional maid service. You can book a spring cleaning, or a deep cleaning to tackle problem areas mom hasn’t been up to cleaning for a few months. Mom will definitely appreciate a day off from housework, and to be sure she doesn't clean before they arrive, be sure to take her out for lunch and some shopping while the cleaners are there.

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If your mom is totally obsessed with all things unicorn, from makeup brushes to wrinkle fighting face masks, this pool floatie is the perfect gift for her. Can’t you just picture her lounging in the pool or at the beach, a Unicorn frap in one hand, and the other taking a selfie? That mom of yours is a total wild thing!

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Fire pits are a great gift for moms who love outdoor living. She can hang out by the fire when it is cold in late fall, or roast s’mores over an open flame with the grandkids during those long summer nights. This clever fire pit features a 360 degree viewing area, and comes with a screen that contains those worrisome sparks.

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Skip the standard multi-tool for mom, and get her something she’ll actually use almost everyday in the kitchen. The Rose Kuli Smart Food Cutter is a six-in-one multi-function utensil with a built-in cutting board. It can chop, slice, dice, peel, carve and open bottles, meaning mom can save space in the kitchen drawer by minimizing the number of separate tools.

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Vinyl is cool again, and now there are lots of moms who are trying to track down all of their favorite albums that have been reissued on vinyl. For Joni Mitchell fans, there’s no album more iconic than Blue. The album includes tracks like “River” and “A Case of You”. If she’s not much of a Joni Mitchell fan, she can simply search by artist to see if their releases are available on vinyl.

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A custom gold necklace featuring the initials of all her kids is exactly the kind of thoughtful gift that will make mom tear up a little.

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Moms love to treat themselves to an occasional facial, but both the time and budget to head to the spa are likely limited, especially if they've got kids at home. This cool treatment device lets them maximize the effectiveness of their face masks at home, using thermotherapy, cryotherapy and LED light therapy.

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Stacked rings are a huge trend right now. This ring set is made from colored cubic zirconia and sterling silver, and each band features a bezel set focal stone in a different color. Some user reviews indicate that this set runs a little small, so consider ordering up a size, particularly if your mom has a larger bone structure.

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If mom's watch is always set to wine o'clock, get her a glitzy accessory that doubles as a vehicle for vino.

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When you’re dying for strawberries in the dead of winter, or you just want to add some pizazz to that boring old pound cake, a quick dip in melted chocolate makes a world of difference, but who has time for the mess or need for a big fondue pot? That’s when this nifty fondue mug comes in handy.

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We love that it’s under fifteen bucks, which seems almost ridiculously cheap. The portable travel cup includes measuring marks up the side, just in case she’s on a special diet regimen, and it fits into most car cup holders for safe, secure transport. It comes with a travel lid for spill-free drinking, along with a recipe book.

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Long days in heels, or just being on her feet for hours can really ramp up foot pain. And while we love those water-filled foot spas, this wooden massage roller is so portable, she could even sneak it under her desk at work. That means it'll get used more often, and deliver results she can feel.

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Are you shopping for a mom who has lots of jewelry, but really nowhere to store it? This clever armoire masks itself as a tall stand up mirror, so it does double duty in any bedroom. But what she's really going to love about this nifty gift is the fact that it's also a locking jewelry armoire that can fit even the largest collection of baubles. With holders for necklaces, rings, earrings, bracelets and watches, she can keep everything organized without chains being tangled and earrings being separated.

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Unique gifts come in the form of classy, sassy canvas bags. This adorable tote is 100 percent cotton, and at 17 x 19 inches, it’s the right size to grab and go, wherever. Big enough to accommodate a quick trip to the store, she’ll keep this two-tone canvas tote handy for every one of her errands.

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Bright, enticing and elegant, English Laundry Signature opens with quince, complimented by white chocolate and jasmine petals at the heart. It's the perfect new signature fragrance for your mom. This gift set includes perfume, body lotion, and a perfume rollerball that's perfect to tuck into her purse.

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The sensor quickly attaches to any modern tennis racket. Using the sensor’s data, you can track shot type, power, spin, and total court time. The same sensor can be used with a glove mount for Zepp’s golf tracking app. The app will provide you with tips to improve your game, but you can also send you in-app data to others to get their perspective. Not a tennis player? See other smart sports tools from Zepp here.

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The moist heat and soothing fragrance of lavender, rosemary, spearmint and other herbs and grains can help to reduce pain, swelling or muscle spasms. Filled with other natural ingredients, it conforms to the contours of her body, so she can get the maximum relief. It also contains peppermint, valerian root, cinnamon, chamomile, clove, white willow, yarrow, yellow dock and lemongrass, along with moisture retaining flax seeds.

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If your mom loves to travel, but also loves her clothes impeccably pressed, this compact steam iron is designed to do the trick.  It can be used on the go, or at home to do quick touch-ups. With fast heat up time, and volumes of steam in just 15 seconds, her linen and cotton clothes will look crisp and fresh, whenever and wherever she wants.

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This gorgeous slate cheese board makes a perfect gift for any mom who loves to share good food and conversation with friends and family. Great for the counter, dining table or sideboard, the slate board makes it easy to serve cheese and charcuterie, marking its space with the chalk that’s included in this set.

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There’s no doubt about the fact that your mom’s personal safety comes first and foremost in your mind. This RFID blocking wallet is a great step in the right direction, because it helps protect your mom from identity thieves who want to steal her personal information electronically. RFID-blocking wallets help thwart electronic pickpocketing, called RFID skimming.

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Installing a permanent hot tub can cost thousands. This inflatable hot tub is a more affordable option, and it’s something your mom can transport from her home to her summer residence. Hot tubs can provide relaxation and relief from a whole host of life’s problems, and this one gives her a bubbling massage while she's in it.

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Whether your mom’s a salty broad, or she just needs a little magic to make her day special, these adorable magic wand salt and pepper shakers are super cool gifts for her. No questioning which is for salt and which is for pepper, since they come in a classic black and white combo.

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Everyone needs a little meditation time in their day. This compact zen rock garden can help encourage your mom to take a little break during her workday, and focus on mindfulness and patience. If she values the balance in life and all things, she might appreciate the Yin & Yang Sand and Rock Garden.

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Need a gift for a mom who loves to cook, or just misses gardening during the coldest months of the year? This indoor herb garden kit is a great option. The kit includes a seed pod to grow dill, basil, and curly parsley. You can also use this set-up to foster fresh herbs, vegetables, salad greens, flowers and more.

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Whether your mother is passionate about history or tea, Anglophiles of all stripes will love this cute set of five teacups and saucers. Each one of the five styles is a historic pattern created between 1900 and 1940. The cups, believe it or not, are totally dishwasher safe, even though they’re made from luxurious materials like bone china and 22-karat gold.

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Another fascinating woman your mom might like to read about is former television news anchor Linda Ellerbee. And So It Goes, her autobiographical account of her life as a journalist will have your mom laughing and crying as she learns about the ups and downs of a life in the television business.

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Give her face a lift with a tiny gift that tackles tired eyes and sagging skin. This vibrating facial massager uses ultrasonic technology, in combination with soothing warm heat to stimulate dermal blood cells, accelerate regrowth of collagen, and restore her skin’s elasticity. And it all comes in a charming little rose gold-toned case that’s not much bigger than a lipstick.

For the empty nester mom: New plants to look after

Your mom is the best at taking care of everyone and everything. But she might sometimes feel a little lonely once her children have grown up and flown the nest. It may cheer her up to have a window full of green plants to care for. This 12 pack of succulents come rooted in flower pots, so they are ready for display in a planter box, a wall mount, or right on her windowsill. The plants are cute and on-trend, and unlike actual kids, they really don’t need a lot of attention.

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A classy looking gold watch is always a nice gift idea for a busy mom, and this model is surprisingly affordable. It features rhinestones on each side of the band, a jewelry clasp closure, and an elegant design. The only downside is that it is not water-resistant.

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This isn’t your ordinary bath gift set, even though it includes some lovely bubbly stuff to make bath time more enjoyable. Spa gift baskets like this one add in some special surprises to make the experience more relaxing and healthful. This package includes a massage comb, reflexology wood stick, and loofah, along with an aromatherapy candle, and potpourri in an organza bag.

For the really busy mom: The very best affordable robot vacuum

Mom insists on a clean house, but she’s super busy. She could always use a little help around the home, but you’re busy too, so buy her a robot vacuum instead. Her hard floors and carpets will be effortlessly clean. The Eufy RoboVac 11s is Reviewed’s favorite affordable robot vacuum, and we gave it our coveted Editors' Choice badge for its impressive dirt pickup and quiet operation. Plus, the slim profile will make it easier to hide in a closet when Mom isn't using it.

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Is mom’s furniture looking a little worse for wear? This set from Natuzzi is available in chocolate, ebony, or ivory. It is made with Italian leather, and designed to perfectly support the body. Just looking for a new ottoman? Browse our new guide to the best large storage ottomans to get even more gift ideas.

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Coolest Cooler was one of the most-backed projects in Kickstarter history. Now, it’s available in wide release. This fun cooler has room for all your tailgating/camping food and drinks. In addition to being a cooler, it’s also a blender, a waterproof, Bluetooth speaker, a bottle opener, a cutting board, and a USB charge point. This is a cool gift for moms who love hanging on the beach, and entertaining all their friends at a cookout.

For the healthy lifestyle mom: A new blender for smoothies and soup

Mom’s mornings will be off to a great start with an excellent blender to whip up her favorite breakfast smoothies. This KitchenAid model is our pick for the best affordable blender, and you can choose a color to match her kitchen. You don’t have to tell her this, but you can find it for under $100. Shh…

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Pressure cooking isn't scary like it once was, and with the right technique and a little practice, mom can whip out perfect pulled pork, sublime ribs or even pot roast in under a half hour - which is, let's face it, simply amazing. This pressure cooker has a triple safety valve system, plus a safety lock on handle prevents opening before all the pressure has been released.

For the fashion-forward mom: An on-trend, convenient bag

Fanny packs are back big time, and your mom is glad to hear it. She loved wearing them back in the '90s, but don't worry, she knows exactly how to wear one fashionably now. She won't embarrass you by slinging it around her hips, but she'll throw it over one shoulder, like a crossbody. This one is adorable and available in two sizes, and if you’re nice, she might let you borrow it.

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For moms who have had a tough year, this optimistic gift can be just the light-hearted present they need to turn the corner. This gift box is filled with coins with words like “hope” and “strength” inscribed on them. Additional coins are available. With spiritual messages like confidence, wisdom and patience, these little messages can be your mom's daily inspirations to set the context for the day ahead.

For the mom of teenagers: Comfortable noise-cancelling headphones

When it’s so noisy in the house that Mom can’t hear herself think, she wishes for noise-canceling headphones to surround herself in blissful silence. Reviewed tested the Bose QuietComfort 35 II wireless headphones, and they were unmatched in comfort and performance. When the football game is on in the family room and a Cardi B. jam is blasting out of a bedroom, and the dog is barking at a squirrel, she'll reach for them. She won’t hear a sound when she’s wearing these headphones, so text her if you need any

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Does mom have mobility issues? Maybe she just hates housework. If that’s the case, maybe she’d appreciate a robot vacuum cleaner. This model uses a triple-action cleaning system to tackle even tough messes: dual edge brushes, a unique brushroll and powerful suction work in concert to clean quickly. It works on multiple surfaces, so she can use it pretty much anywhere in her home.

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Nothing is more sentimental than a handwritten note. This Etsy shop turns your sweet message into a one-of-a-kind piece of 18-karat gold jewelry.

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A soft, minky duvet cover hides the promise of a good night’s sleep for any mom who suffers from insomnia. This washable weighted blanket is filled with safe, non-toxic, hypo-allergenic plastic poly pellets to give it added weight. The additional heft can help to naturally reduce stress and increase relaxation, meaning mom will rest more easily.

For the mom who stands on her feet all day: Indulgent, cozy slippers

Whether she’s a teacher, a waitress, or has any other occupation that keeps her on her feet, these moccasins are just what the doctor ordered. They don't actually have any medicinal value, but they’re incredibly comfortable. These slippers have a 5-star rating on Nordstrom and over 2,000 reviews. And they're not just house shoes, either. Because they have a rubber sole, she doesn't have to remove them to take out the trash or walk down the street.These slippers will last Mom a long time, and the fleece lini

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This best-selling, award-winning book by Ta-Nehisi Coates explores issues of race. The narrative explores the history of race and segregation, with settings as diverse as Howard University, Civil War battlefields, and Paris. If your mom hasn’t read this book, she really should add it to her collection.

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If your mom’s current digital camera is years out of date, maybe it’s time to introduce her to the world of 4K. This Panasonic camera will make her feel like a real photographer. It encourages direct, intuitive control with dedicated lens rings and dials.

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Did your mom love the original Outlander novels? Any Outlander fan is bound to appreciate this complete Season 1 box set of the Outlander TV series. In addition to Blu-Ray copies of the entire first season and special features, this set also includes a collectible book, keepsake box, photographs from the set, a copy of the Season 1 soundtrack, and an engraved flask.

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Is mom a frequent flyer? This travel pillow, bundled with ear plugs and a sleep mask, will help make her next flight more comfortable. If she’s already planning her next big trip, you can find more gift ideas in our guide to the best summer travel accessories.

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Yankee Candles smell great, and lots of moms like to create “smellscapes” in their homes using these jar candles. Sun and Sand is a nice scent for moms who like the beach, although there are an incredible number of scents available to choose from. If you think mom would prefer to pick her own scent, maybe a Yankee Candle e-gift card is a better bet.

For the new mom: Coffee delivered to her doorstep

Perfect for any mom who craves caffeine, but spot-on for your sister with the new baby. Seriously—she's probably sleeping about two hours at a time, if she's lucky. Nursing mothers can have a moderate amount of caffeine, though she should check with her doctor before brewing a cup. Since the new little one arrived, she’s never needed a sip of coffee more. MistoBox is our top coffee subscription choice, and the beans it delivers will make her a delicious cup whenever she needs one—probably right now.

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Let's face it. Static is a particularly prickly problem in winter. We know moms like the kind of smart gifts that save time, money, and offer a green solution. This adorable little pair of cacti help to aerate and fluff her clothes in the dryer, making them softer, and helping them to dry up to 50 percent faster, which also equals energy savings, sans dryer sheets.

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Maybe your mom already knows to crochet. Maybe she’s been meaning to learn for years. Either way, this book can help her complete her first project and move on to more challenging ones in the future. If she's expressed that desire, make sure she's all set up to begin, with a good set of crochet hooks, and a yarn basket filled with colorful and fun threads of different weights, fibers and styles.

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Buying great wine is a spendy endeavor, but this wine aerator makes even cheap wines taste so much better. This cool gadget both aerates and filters wine, for a smoother taste. Its unique design speeds up the breathing process, by instantly aerating in the time it takes to pour a glass of wine.

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We fell in love with Nessie, when she was just a ladle dinosaur. Now Nessie’s got offspring in the form of some adorable little tea infusers. These cute infusers are fun, funky and affordable. Made from food grade silicone, the baby Nessie infuser can handle a hot bath, so boiling water won’t hurt it and it's dishwasher safe.

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Does your mom love her dog? Get her a custom dog portrait, painted in oil. Each painting measures 11×14 inches, and takes just a few weeks to create. This is a great way to memorialize a pet who has passed on, or celebrate the introduction of a new puppy into the family.

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Speaking of creating a spa-like experience at home, this foot bath is a lovely gift for moms who are on their feet all day. The bubbles, light, and heat creating a soothing experience. This model includes three pedicure attachments: a brush, pumice, and massager. Complete this gift with a bottle or two of OPI Nail Lacquer, so she can give herself a pedicure after her soak. OPI polishes have the best names and the most trendy shades.

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What mom wouldn’t love precisely measuring if she had these adorable measuring spoons adorned with sweet woodland creatures? Each has an owl, peacock, squirrel or hedgehog laser-etched onto a solid Beechwood spoon. This four-piece set has handles that were crafted with comfort and stability in mind.

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This red diamond heart ring is another unique stunner, featuring double rose gold hearts, only one set with genuine red diamonds, and a band embellished with white diamonds. If hearts aren't her thing, this champagne and white diamond swirl band might be just what she's been hoping for.

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We haven’t stopped thinking about these earrings since we first saw them a few months back. Threader earrings are super trendy, but these take that chic design to a new level of cool. These gorgeous dangles feature fiery white opal inlays, that make them both eye-catching and light catching.

Best Jewelry: Personalized All Heart Necklace

Mom always wants to keep her children close to her heart, so why not gift her with a personalized necklace that engraves the names of her children on a circle that gets bound together by a heart. The sterling silver necklace comes with an 18" chain and is handcrafted in California.

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Is mom looking to start yoga classes at home or in a studio? This kit has everything she needs to practice in style. The box is packed with an alignment yoga mat, block, strap and instructional DVD. If she already owns these yoga accessories, browse more Gaiam fitness products here.

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This set includes a big foundation brush, small foundation brush, blush brush, contour and highlight brush, concealer brush, nose shading brush, brow brush, eyeliner brush, lip brush and eyeshadow brush, all for under $13. Amazing deal. If you don’t think she’d actually use a set that big, you could order her the five-piece set for less than nine bucks.

For the music-loving mom: A Spotify Premium subscription

Whether Mom’s jam is Queen Bey or the Rolling Stones, with one of the best premium music subscriptions, she'll be able to download over 3,000 songs, and share her playlist. What's best, though, is that her listening pleasure won’t be interrupted by ads. The other advantage of the paid subscription is she’ll be able to skip as many songs as she wants. Trust me, Mom is sick and tired of hearing Don’t Stop Believing.

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Has your mom always wanted to learn piano? This smart keyboard will teach her how to play, and for a fraction of what she’d pay for weekly lessons over several years. The keyboard lights up, so all she has to do is follow the lights. There’s also a companion app, which can provide additional video lessons, sheet music, and games.

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When you’re not well-rested, everything in your life seems much harder. Help your mom be her best possible self with a better night of sleep. The SleepCompanion light is designed to improve the quality of sleep, with a special blue light designed to reduce the level of melatonin in your body naturally, making it easy to wake up. A soothing light helps her fall asleep in the evening.

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This five quart mixer offers enough capacity to mix dough for nine dozen cookies or four loaves of bread in a single batch. The power hub works with 15 optional attachments, making this one of the most versatile tools in the kitchen. It comes with a coated flat beater, coated dough hook, six-wire whip and a pouring shield, to make adding ingredients simple and spill free.

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Tria is the first FDA-cleared laser available for home use. This is a nice gift for moms who want to pamper themselves. Any woman can remove unwanted hair from the comfort of her own home, and for much less money than she would pay to visit a laser hair clinic.

Pai-Shau Biphasic Infusion Rejuvenating Concentrate for Hair

Give your mama a bottle of Biphasic Infusion by Pai-Shau so she can bounce back just by bathing her locks (OK, maybe she just needs a dab!) in this liquid gold. The formula will bring body, fullness, and moisture back in a pinch. It contains a signature tea complex that adds a heaping dose of shine, too.

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Are mom’s knives looking a little beat up? It may be time to upgrade to a new set. This elegant set looks at home in a modern kitchen. The knives come in six cool colors, and each comes with its own protective blade guard, so these knives can be tossed in a utensil drawer without worry of dulling or mom getting cut - a big deal if counter space is limited and a knife block takes too much space.

Best Beauty: Clarisonic Mia 1, Sonic Facial Cleansing Brush System

Moms deserve pampering aplenty, but few have time to lounge about the spa all day getting manicures and facials. This Clarisonic facial brush gives them a little bit of that pampering at home. You can use it with any face wash, and it removes makeup, dirt, and oil from deep in the pores and leaves skin feeling and looking fresh and rejuvenated. It’s like a mini facial in your own bathroom. It’s waterproof too, so you can even take it into the shower or bath.

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This is an especially nice gift for an older mom that has downsized from a house with a garden to an efficiency apartment or an assisted living facility. No matter where your mom lives, she can take a little nature with her.

For the career mom: A royal-worthy tote

This polished tote has a great design that can take Mom from the corporate office to the gym. And it’s Meghan Markle’s go-to tote. She's been seen wearing it all over the world. Although the Duchess carries it in Cognac, it comes in six other classic shades, so you can pick one that coordinates with Mom's wardrobe. The colors are all so neutral they'll work for anyone's taste (so you really can't go wrong).

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If you're shopping for a mom who cares about her health and the foods she eats, this 1.6 quart air fryer is a perfect gift for her. With just a tiny bit of oil, it can turn fried foods into a healthy treat that she and those she cooks for will love. It's super easy to operate, and the digital LCD screen displays cook temperature, time, and more, and has an operation light indicator so she'll always know when it's in use.

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Luxe Parisian perfumery Etat Libre d’Orange makes a great scent called “Rien,” which means “nothing” in French. So when your mom asks what you got for her birthday, you can joke “nothing” before you hand over this delicate perfume. Rien has notes of rose, leather, orris, incense, oakmoss, patchouli, amber, cumin and black pepper.

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Does your mom like to unwind with a glass of wine at the end of the day? These adorable, hand-painted glasses are a gift she’ll use every day. Part of the design is silkscreen printed. The fine details are individually hand-painted. These glasses are dishwasher safe, but only on the top rack.

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This pretty set from Vichy, packaged perfectly for gifting, contains a radiance boosting regimen for more smooth looking and refined skin. She’ll absolutely be glowing after using the high-performance, paraben-free formulas that smooth fine lines and wrinkles, and minimize pores.

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Perky, petite and pretty in pink (and more than two dozen other color combos) this little compact umbrella could end up being a girl’s best friend. Because it folds down to the size of her hand, it can easily slip into her purse, or a coat pocket. This super lightweight umbrella might be tiny, but it does a mighty job of keeping your mom dry and comfortable, even when the weather turns suddenly nasty.

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Since amethyst is the stone of love, these elegant dangle earrings are a great way to express that. They feature 3.8 carats of glittering, cushion cut amethysts in 10k gold. The lever back styling gives mom the comfort of a wire, with the security of a stud. These are perfect for work wear, as they aren’t too huge and blingy.

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Ankle boots continue to be one of the most popular women’s fashion choices, and these FRYE boots can kick most of them right to the curb. If you’re looking for a totally splurge worthy gift, these boots are a total win. The gorgeous leather is a dusty rose, which makes all those beige and tan boots cower in their shadow.

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Looking for a sumptuous, luxurious gift? Cashmere is a great gift any time of year, but it's especially nice for the winter months. This great statement coat features cashmere and genuine fox fur trim, making it ideal for the woman who loves to make a grand entrance.

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Nothing is more powerful to your mom than your own authentic words and memories. Mom, I’ve Always Wanted to Tell You is a journal that’s meant to be filled in by you, and given as a gift to your mom. The journal has 50 prompts to help kickstart your writing, and dredge up happy childhood memories for you to share. Another journal that’s similar to this is What I Love About Mom, which is also a nice choice.

For the luxe mom: A classic cashmere sweater

There is no sweater softer or finer than one made of cashmere. Good news—you don’t have to spend a month’s rent to surround Mom with warmth, high style, and crazy comfort. She’ll love this pullover, because she can wear it to work, or on the weekends with jeans, and she'll turn heads either way. Yes, Mom does still care about that. The sweater comes in 23 pretty colors, so whichever you choose for her, she'll love it.

For the marathon mom: An awesome, functional water bottle

Because Mom needs to stay hydrated on her daily run, this water bottle is exactly what she wants. It is Reviewed's favorite water bottle because it's easy to drink from, keeps water cold and refreshing for 48 hours, doesn't leak, and comes with a lifetime guarantee. She will be sipping on this for years, so count on her to be a serious competitor in her next 5K.

For the traveling mom: The best carry-on luggage

Whether she travels for business or pleasure, Mom needs good hard shell luggage. Travel bloggers love Away suitcases, and we're fans, too. The ejectable battery will let Mom her charge her phone while she's waiting for her flight at the gate. Yes, this beauty is a carry-on, but if she ever has to check it, the blush color will be easy to spot on the luggage carousel.

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This cute briefcase is ideal for moms who need a new laptop bag, work bag, or purse. We particularly like the oversized bow detail. If the brown version pictured above isn’t to her taste, there are blue and black options as well.

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It’s perfect for her to take on the road because hotels are often noisy and sleep can be elusive. It’s a literal sound spa, with three natural noises including birds, ocean sounds and rain. It can also be used to keep conversations private, with a variety of settings. It even has a timer, so she can set it to automatically turn off once she’s fallen asleep.

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Need a gift for a mom who works as a nurse? This hoodie is perfect for lounging on her off-days. Consider pairing it with the “I’m A Nurse, What’s Your Super Power?” mug, or some seriously colorful and cute medical themed socks.

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Truly cool gifts have to be cute, clever and most importantly, functional. This adorable little portable speaker hits it out of the park on all fronts. At just a little over four ounces, this tiny powerhouse delivers high fidelity sound and distortion-free, loud output. The LCD digital screen shows time and charge, but can also show the synchronous lyrics, song name, singer name and album. Wow.

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Rice cookers seem like uni-tasking kitchen devices, but they can actually be used to do a number of simple tasks. You can even use them to make cakes! This rice cooker does so much more than simply made you a bowl of rice. It can also steam meat and veggies, ensuring you get a complete, well-balanced meal. There’s a handy 15-hour delay timer, making it simple to “start” dinner before mom leaves for the day. Consider tossing in a copy of The Everyday Rice Cooker: Soups, Sides, Grains, Mains, and More to make

Best Slippers: L.L.Bean Wool Slipper Clog

A new holiday season means a new pair of slippers. Treat mom with this highly-rated pair that will keep your feet toasty indoors but can also be worn outside to walk the dog, grab the mail, or run some errands. The wool construction of the slippers is suitable for the winter but they can also be worn in the summer since wool is very breathable and helps regulate your temperature.

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Does your mom love coffee? I mean, really, really love it? A siphon brewer can help her make her best-ever cup, thanks to precise temperature and vacuum technology. The siphon system produces the kind of coffee you might have had at swanky, high-end coffee shops. If your mother favors lighter roasts with a more tea-like brew profile, this brewer would be ideal. Plus, the brewer just looks so darn cool.

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What mom doesn’t want supple skin? This hydrating oil from L’Occitane nourishes skin, and radically improves the appearance of extremely dry winter skin. It’s also a great gift for new moms, or for moms who just lost a lot of weight. This skin-toning oil is recommended for use before, during and after pregnancy.

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No freaking out here. Yes, underwear can be a great gift for mom, especially if you’re buying a present for your wife who just happens to be a mom. One of the things I know for sure is that moms have a habit of neglecting their undergarments, mostly because replacing them seems like a splurge rather than a necessity.

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Jewelry that expresses a sentiment is always a great gift idea for moms. This cute necklace says “Dream” at the center, and is covered with that word that she needs to hear. After all, it's likely your mom has always encouraged you to follow your dreams, so it's a great time to reverse that and encourage her. If you want something a little more luxe, consider this Rose Gold Infinity MOM Heart and Diamond Pendant Necklace.

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Humidifiers are a great gift. They help mom feel relaxed, and keep her skin and throat feeling hydrated when the weather turns dry. The natural wood design, paired with multi-color LEDs, make this humidifier feel luxurious and spa-quality. This model can be used as a plain humidifier, or as an aromatherapy diffuser, so consider picking up some essential oils to give her the full spa experience.

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This gorgeous pashmina is buttery soft, and comes in a wide array of cool colors. If mom takes a chill easily, this is a really thoughtful gift for any occasion and can be worn as a scarf, or draped around her shoulders as a wrap. Want to see more like this? For a bright splash of color, she might prefer this stunning cashmere pashmina scarf.

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It fits easily into a laundry room or closet. You’ll want to make sure you also pick up some Swash pods, which provide the cleaning power and scent. For a mom without a car, a washing machine, or a lot of spare time, this is a really thoughtful gift. Professional moms, busy moms, or moms with reduced upper body strength will all appreciate this compact, easy-to-use laundry system.

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Since it holds up to eight ounces, she can squeeze a fresh glass of orange or grapefruit juice every morning. And the super pointy juicer top makes sure she can extract all the goodness from her fresh citrus, minimizing waste. This cutie is also dishwasher safe, which makes it a winner and one of our fave mom gifts.

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Does your mom lack enough storage in her kitchen? Has she always wanted an island, but can't afford a contractor to build one? This rolling kitchen cart is the best of all worlds, as it features rolling wheels that can lock into place once she's positioned it. With a wood top, it enhances her work surface space, and the drop-leaf side can lock into position to make it even larger.

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Every savvy kid knows that moms love to take baths, but they rarely make the time to pamper themselves with one. This nifty bathtub caddy is one of the really cool gifts for your mom. With sides that expand to fit most any tub, this sweet bath tray is big enough to accommodate her devices, book, magazines, a relaxing scented candle, and it even has a cool cutout to hold her glass of wine.

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Is your mom a baker? Is she someone who enjoys adult parties? This super cool cookie pan turns cookie dough into edible shot glasses that make extra fun receptacles for adult beverages - thinking pina colada here. They’re equally cute for a kid’s party too, when filled up with ice cream, pudding or mousse.

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Waking up well-rested and ready to start the day is challenging for most of us, but getting up bright eyed is especially hard for moms juggling kids, a job and life. If you’re looking for gifts that can really improve a mom’s quality of life, the Philips Wake-up light definitely deserves consideration. This isn’t any ordinary alarm clock, because it wakes her with gently. No jarring buzzer or blaring radio can do that.

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It’s especially great for moms with little kids, because she’ll never have to worry about them using too much soap or getting it all over the counter and sink. Made of finger print resistant stainless steel, it eliminates the need for frequent cleaning. And because it dispenses a small amount, there will be less soap waste, which means it’s a money saver too.

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She can organize once, and easily switch out handbags every day if she wants, because this felt purse organizer just lifts out, while leaving her essentials in the same sorted spaces where she originally put them. Better yet, they come in three sizes – medium, large and extra-large, so no matter what mood she’s in, or which bag she wants to carry, the switcharoo will be simple.

For the foodie mom: An iconic Dutch oven

If cooking and eating delicious food is Mom’s passion, she has probably wanted a classy Dutch oven since she put it on her bridal registry. But if she didn't receive it then, she probably still hasn't purchased this pot for herself, even though she knows it would up her cooking game.When we tested all the best Dutch ovens, our tester said of the Le Creuset, "It's gorgeous and does good work—but always needs to be the star of the show." Mom will be okay with that. Get together with your siblings and buy her

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Need a funny gift for your own mom, or a mommy-to-be? This funny book by graphic designer Nathan Ripperger features 80 pieces of art, each of which is accompanied by an actual weird thing Nathan has found himself saying to his own kids. Examples include “Stop riding that penguin, we’re leaving” and “I am NOT talking to you until you are wearing underwear.”

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Moms love Real Simple magazine. This is a great subscription for moms who love cooking, crafting, home organization, or party planning. If this isn’t quite the right gift, consider other home and garden magazines instead. A subscription my mom really loves is Eating Well which is filled with great recipes that have fewer calories, more fresh ingredients, and all the flavor of more their fatty counterparts.

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Your mom might struggle to keep tabs on her whole family. Her partner might be working late, and the kids might have lots of after-school obligations. Everyone is so busy these days, just figuring out who is going to be home for dinner can be an epic feat. This cool connected speaker makes communicating with family much simpler. There’s also a companion app for iOS and Android devices, plus this smart device is enabled with that sassy pants, Amazon Alexa.

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While we know your mom would count a pretty pearl necklace among her favorite gifts, let’s be honest. It’s the card that comes with this perfect 8mm pearl pendant that’s going to reduce her to tears. They totally nailed it with the sentiment, and that’s going to mean the world to her. Whenever she wears it, you can bank on the fact that she’ll be thinking of you, and the year you gave it to her.

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Made using only natural ingredients, it’s available in three yummy flavors – orange spice (made with orange, cinnamon and vanilla essential oils), lime ginger (made with ginger and lime essential oils), and just sugar – to appeal to everyone’s sweet tooth.

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The roomy main pouch has a sturdy zipper that allows for easy and wide opening. It also features two side pouches, along with a small zipper pocket for extra stowage. If your mom’s likely to take a week’s worth of lunch makings to the office, the MIER Large Insulated Lunch Bag has room for lots of stuff, but stands on its own, so it can easily minimize the fridge space needed, and keep her food safe from being pilfered by others.

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Need a gift for a pregnant woman in your life? Whether she’s having her first child, or she’s been down this road before, a “baby briefcase” can help her keep all of her important paperwork organized and in one place.

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If your mom has a cruise coming up, packing the right bag is important. This anti-theft bag has a cut-roof shoulder strap, along with an organizer with RFID blocking card and passport slots. This bag will help keep her cash and belongings safe, no matter where she goes in the world. You can browse more rugged travel gear from Travelon here.

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Whether your mom is into cycling, or she just wants to tap into a cycling group app while she’s riding her stationary bike, this cell phone holder could be just the trick. Her device can be secured safely with six points of grip, and the mount will adjust to any angle for convenient viewing while she’s riding or working out.

For the mindful mom: The best yoga mat out there

Do you know why your mom is so serene? It's because she does yoga. It’s essential that she has a good mat, because cheap mats can slip. This is an awesome choice for anyone, because the extra cushioning makes it more comfortable for practicing floor poses. When we tested the best yoga mats, this one held the top spot. Your mom will agree, and she'll be the envy of everyone in her yoga class.

For the techie mom: A personal digital assistant

Mom wants this entry-level smart speaker to be her new virtual assistant. It's petite, but multi-talented, so it will play music, read her recipes, check the weather, control smart appliances, and much more. It's basically the same as the previous generation of the Amazon Echo Dot, which we loved when we tested the best Amazon smart speakers, but this one is attractive enough to sit on the counter in her kitchen (or in any room of the house).

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This cool personalized cutting board is a great gift for moms who love to cook. With one corner etched with a beautiful Zinnia blossom, you can add her name or a loving message just for her. Depending on her kitchen cabinets and counter, you can order it in walnut, maple or cherry.

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Looking for an alternative for moms who would prefer a sewing machine to a cutting machine? The SINGER 9960 sewing machine is a nice option to consider. Looking for a sewing machine for someone younger? Check out our guide to the best kids sewing machines, which includes models appropriate for novice sewers of any age.

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If your mom appreciates more retro looking prints, the Urban CoCo Retro Style Vintage Pattern Tassel Poncho Shawl is another option with more than a dozen unique colors and patterns to choose from. Both are right around twenty bucks, but if you’re thinking of really splurging on mom, the Invisible World Women’s 100 Percent Alpaca Hand Made Poncho is a gorgeous indulgence.

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Every woman likes to have a mirror in per purse, whether it’s for touching up lipstick or making sure there’s not some giant chunk of food in her teeth. This little lighted travel makeup mirror is the coolest. Compact and cute, it slips in her purse or travel bag, and features two-sided 1x and 10x magnification.

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Let’s be honest. Leather anything makes a fashion statement. But a leather jacket amps up a woman’s look to way beyond cool, and this cherry red number is one of our favorite cool gifts, in the perfect color for a sporty mom. Moms will be wild about the moto look, with its asymmetrical zip styling and lots of zippered pockets.

For the beautiful mom: The gift of self care

If your mom enjoys experimenting with new beauty products, sign her up for a beauty subscription box. Sephora makes our favorite. Every month, she’ll receive five samples and a beauty bonus, packed in a cute, collectible bag. You can customize the contents, so everything she gets matches her personal style, and you can decide how long your gift will last.

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You love your mom. Your mom loves butter. Just about the time she’s ready to kick her cube of cold butter to the curb, along comes a cool set of butter busting knives that can save the day. Ready to tackle that hard butter block, these knives cut, spread and shred even the chilliest block, meaning no more planning ahead to get her favorite spread soft and ready to use.

For the fitness fanatic mom: An award-winning fitness tracker

Counting her steps during her grueling Zumba workout will be easier when Mom has a fitness tracker on her wrist. When we tested fitness trackers earlier this year, we liked the Fitbit Charge 2 best. The Charge 3 has now debuted, and already, we can see that the new model looks more elegant than the Charge 2, and has additional features, like a much longer battery life. Mom will appreciate that it's also waterproof and has a true touchscreen, a Female Health feature, and a refined design with interchangeable

For the cozy mom: A plush, warm throw blanket

Mom was into hygge before it was a thing, so this super-chunky throw blanket is ideal for keeping her comfortable and warm. The hefty weave adds texture, and the fringe is generous. At the end of a long day, Mom will be snuggling with it on the couch if you need her.