17+ Editor-Picked Mother’s Day Gifts



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We’ve only got eyes for you, Mom. And a slew of fun must-haves to make your day even sweeter.

It doesn’t matter if you’re shopping for your mom or dropping hints for your own darn gifts, our guide—featuring lots of local, small-shop goodies as well as options from larger retailers coast-to-coast—is going to inspire you, big time! And, since you’re here, we rounded up a special Mother’s Day menu for you, too.

green bottle of toner
a candle sitting next to a box with a heart on it
brown hoop earrings
mushroom-shaped table lamp
ceramic mugs with blue painted flower
white soda maker
grey sweatshirt that says
green leather coin purse
bars of soap
magic serum bottle from charlotte tilbury
woman in a matching jersey sweatsuit with white sneakers
PC Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Oven 5 Qt

For the artsy mom: Rifle & Co. Trinket Dishes

Why we love them: These gorgeous little trinket dishes are great for holding earrings, rings or pocket change on top of a dresser. If your mom enjoys art, home accessories and a pop of colour, this could be the perfect Mother’s Day gift. $24, anthropologie.com

For a fresh feel: Biossance Squalane + BHA Pore-Minimizing Toner

Why we love it: The newest product from clean beauty fave Biossance is an alcohol-free toner that won't dry skin out. Instead, the gentle-enough-for-everyday formula will hydrate, clarify, purify and tighten pores. A winning combo, oui? $37, sephora.com 

For some uninterrupted me-time: Brooklyn Candle Co. Love Potion Candle

Why we love it: A hand-poured soy wax candle that burns clean brings a lot to the table. But beyond the cute-as-a-button packaging, we love it for the smell: delicate notes of mandarin, jasmine and lavender smell like a bouquet of wild flowers. $42, junehomesupply.com

For the busy multitasking mom: HelloFresh Meal Kit Service

Why we love it: Giving mom a break from dinner duty? Seems like a slam dunk. Better still, the recipes are so easy (and yummy!) that the meal can be made by anyone in the fam, regardless of cooking experience! Visit HelloFresh and enjoy a world where dinner is always planned, simple and delicious! Use the code HFAFF80 to get $80 off including free shipping on your first box. Visit HelloFresh to save today!

For moms who love cool technology: iRobot Roomba i3+

Why we love it: This sleek self-directed vacuum does it all -- it takes care of dirt, dust and pet hair, empties its own bin and can even be controlled by the sound of your voice when you pair it with Alexa or Google Assistant. Moms who hate mess will love this multitasker to help in the battle against a messy house. $749, irobot.ca

For the mom who loves a celebrity chef: The Pepper Thai Cookbook

Why we love it: Chrissy Teigen learned just about everything she knows about food from her mom, Pepper, so you know Pepper’s first cookbook is going to be awesome. This is a great gift for moms who love to be in the kitchen! $30, chapters.indigo.ca

For a bit of pizazz: Nat + Noor Milo Hoops

Why we love them: First of all, look at them. A tortoise print is always in-style. The lightweight hoops can be dressed up or down and are made from cellulose acetate, a renewable resource made from wood pulp. Sustainability forever! $30, rosecitygoods.com

For the light-seeker: DEJSA Table Lamp

Why we love it: Ikea's really bringing it with this minimalist table lamp that draws inspo from iconic design elements. It's simple and casts soothing light, perfect for that meditation spot or home office you recently outfitted. Something pretty, something useful. That's worth shining a light on. $40, ikea.com

For the slow-sipper: Ceramic Blue Rose Mug

Why we love it: Handmade pottery always has a special place in the cupboard and makes that cup of coffee or tea feel, somehow, extra soothing. Made in Toronto by Kristin Sjaarda, each one is unique and hand-painted. $35, likelygeneral.com

For those who love to sparkle: Aarke Sparkling Water Carbonator III

Why we love it: For many, a bit of pep in their water care of CO2 is a craving that needs to be crushed on repeat. Sure, there are cheaper plastic soda machines, but this splurge is for the diehard sparkling water fans: Not only is it incredibly good-looking, but it's also got a precision nozzle that offers a controlled and calm stream of bubbles which means more efficient carbonation and less gas consumption to make it. Somebody, please buy us one! $299, oldfaithfulshop.com

For the mom who appreciates simple pleasures: Pottery Barn Hydrocotton Quick-Dry Towels

Why we love them: A good towel always feels like a luxury, and these ones are lovely. Consider gifting your mom a set of new hand towels or if you want to splurge, a nice, plush bath sheet that’s for her use only. There are lots of great colours to choose from! From $28, potterybarn.ca

For protecting mom: INEX GEAR Better Mask

Why we love it: You'll be gifting Mom her new favourite mask, guaranteed. This adjustable number is made from breathable, moisture-wicking fabric, and is imbedded with nano-fibre filtration technology to block contaminants. Plus it comes in four colours, and who doesn't love that? Coming soon to amazon.ca

For the mom who loves a pop of colour: Etereo Floral Abstract Scarf

Why we love it: A beautiful, colourful scarf can upgrade any outfit, and Mom will love the light, soft fabric. It’s perfect for anything from running errands to hitting the town! (Remember hitting the town? We’ll do that again someday.) thebay.com

For those who need comic relief: I Don't Work Here Sweatshirt

Why we love it: Being a parent is the toughest job out there, and, well, sometimes you need a break. The mom with a sense of humour will appreciate this cheeky sweatshirt that really tells it like it is. Works best if your kids can actually read. $45, shopredsky.com

Leather Pocket with Zip

Why we love it: With so many other things to schlep, it's nice for Mom to have a special pouch to corral cards and cash. This little cutie is 100 percent leather and made in Toronto. $30, eleventhirtyshop.com

For those who love a small luxury: Clean Soap

Why we love it: Fans of handmade soap know that it's a small but substantial luxury. And these Canadian bars really hit the sweet spot. 100 percent natural and scented with essential oil, these generous bars know how to lather thanks to moisturizing oils and butters. Take them in the shower or make the dish beside the bathroom sink that much prettier. $11 each, mabrookandco.com

For a bit more brightness: Charlotte's Magic Serum Crystal Elixir

Why we love it: If wanting a silky, anti-age serum to help eliminate the appearance of fine lines, dark spots and wrinkles is wrong, then we don't want to be right. A blend of vitamin C and polyglutamic acid, Mom will love how just a couple of pumps of this will brighten her right up. And after this past year? Send two bottles. Starting at $40, charlottetilbury.com

For moms on the go: Indigo Essential Tote

Why we love it: Mom can use this roomy, stylish tote every day. It’s perfect for carrying around books or a small laptop, snacks and her water bottle, everyday items or even a light jacket on those in-between spring weather days. $40, chapters.indigo.ca

For the chill one: Kotn Jersey Knits

Why we love it: A sustainable jersey set that is comfy like PJs and wearable anywhere? Take our money. Totally versatile, go for one piece or both. Wear them together or as separates. See, it's casual in more ways than one. Starting at $40, kotn.com

For the mom who craves clean: Pure One S12 Pro Ex 8305 Vacuum

Why we love it: We know, clean isn't the most important thing (especially right now!) but for some moms, taming the chaos is important for her mental health. This cordless vacuum is TikTok-famous, so you know it has a legion of fans. We love the smart sensor technology that hunts down dirt and debris, the wall-mounted charging dock and so much more. $700, bestbuy.ca

For the recipe tester: PC Enamelled Cast Iron Dutch Oven 5 Qt

Why we love it: This is heavy, long-haul cookware for an incredible price point. But that's not all we love. The pretty, jewel-toned casserole can go from stove to oven to table and from sautéing to slow-simmering to roasting. The New York Times Cooking No-Recipe Recipes cookbook would make a perfect companion. $56, realcanadiansuperstore.ca

For moms who love to host: Crate & Barrel Walnut Serving Utensils

Why we love them: These gorgeous walnut utensils from Crate and Barrel make everyday cooking feel special. And because they’re priced individually, you can get a couple or buy the whole set — whatever suits your budget. $20, crateandbarrel.ca
For the artsy mom: Rifle & Co. Trinket Dishes
For a fresh feel: Biossance Squalane + BHA Pore-Minimizing Toner
For some uninterrupted me-time: Brooklyn Candle Co. Love Potion Candle
For the busy multitasking mom: HelloFresh Meal Kit Service
For moms who love cool technology: iRobot Roomba i3+
For the mom who loves a celebrity chef: The Pepper Thai Cookbook
For a bit of pizazz: Nat + Noor Milo Hoops
For the light-seeker: DEJSA Table Lamp
For the slow-sipper: Ceramic Blue Rose Mug
For those who love to sparkle: Aarke Sparkling Water Carbonator III
For the mom who appreciates simple pleasures: Pottery Barn Hydrocotton Quick-Dry Towels
For protecting mom: INEX GEAR Better Mask
For the mom who loves a pop of colour: Etereo Floral Abstract Scarf
For those who need comic relief: I Don't Work Here Sweatshirt
Leather Pocket with Zip
For those who love a small luxury: Clean Soap
For a bit more brightness: Charlotte's Magic Serum Crystal Elixir
For moms on the go: Indigo Essential Tote
For the chill one: Kotn Jersey Knits
For the mom who craves clean: Pure One S12 Pro Ex 8305 Vacuum
For the recipe tester: PC Enamelled Cast Iron Dutch Oven 5 Qt
For moms who love to host: Crate & Barrel Walnut Serving Utensils

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