Candles make any home smell great, and this fancy candle set from Otherland will look gorgeous in any room in her house. The set includes three coconut and soy wax blend candles in beautiful glass vessels. Each candle burns for 55 hours — that's a lot of time that your mom can spend enjoying this gift.
There's an ever-so-slight learning curve in figuring out what Amazon's Alexa can and can't do, but once that's passed, the Echo can forecast the weather, read an audiobook, order a pizza, tell jokes, or any number of things moms should find charming. As a bonus, the Echo Spot has a screen for displaying information.
Brooklinen's luxe sheets are the ones I always recommend to friends, family, and Insider Picks readers who email me for their affordable price, sophisticated look, and unbelievable comfort.
The company's Hardcore Sheet Bundles have everything she needs to completely makeover her bed — and stay nice and cozy all year long. It includes a flat sheet, a fitted sheet, a duvet cover, and four pillowcases. Brooklinen also sells comforters, pillows, candles, and blankets.
The Sill is a relatively new startup that's making the process of choosing and buying house plants much easier. This succulent trio is just one of many plant and planter options you can choose from — and you can even shop based on which ones are pet-safe. Your order will be delivered straight to her, so you won't have to worry about stopping to pick up flowers on your way there.
At $90, the Anova sous vide is an investment, no doubt — but it just might change your mom's life for the better. Not only will it boil and poach eggs with ease, it'll also produce tender, perfectly cooked meat every time. I got my mother-in-law this exact gadget for Christmas last year, and she sends me pictures of how amazing her food comes out every time she uses it.
The Away Carry-On Suitcase is an indispensable travel companion. It comes with a removable interior 10,000 mAh battery and two USB ports, so she can easily charge up her phone and other devices before a long flight.
There’s nothing worse than being caught with a dead phone, and this suitcase has saved me from that fate more than a few times. It also comes in a bunch of colors, so you can get it in your mom's favorite. There's even a fancy new aluminum version of the carry-on for $475.
Grafomap is a website that lets you design map posters of any place in the world. You can make one of your mom's hometown, her college town, her favorite travel destination, or the place where she got engaged or married — you're only limited by your imagination. You can read the full Insider Picks review here.
She'll love this unique, marble-face watch featuring gold detailing and a caramel leather band.
Allbird launched new sneakers made from trees earlier this year, but the wool loungers are still our top pick for moms this holiday season. The Loungers are ridiculously soft, breathable, and supportive — and even machine washable! We tried them and loved them, so we can safely say your mom will adore them, too. They currently come in nine colors and are suitable for indoor and outdoor wear.
If she loves to read and isn't ready to go 100% digital, a Book of the Month membership is the perfect gift. This gift membership gets mom her pick of the best new books for $12.50 to $15 a month depending on the length of subscription you choose to give her (three, six, or 12 months). She can also request extra books for an additional $9.99 each if she reads more than one book a month.
On the other hand, if she's tired of lugging around heavy hardcovers, a Kindle Paperwhite is an extremely thoughtful and practical gift. The latest version is waterproof too!
Every chef knows that cooking with fresh ingredients like basil can make a big difference. The Click & Grow Smart Garden is a self-watering system that allows even the most amateur gardeners to quickly and effortlessly grow herbs and vegetables. We tried it and were impressed with how well it worked and how truly effortless the process was.
At $340, this Le Creuset Dutch oven is the most expensive piece of cookware in my kitchen, but it is undoubtedly my most-used. It also comes in tons of colors.
Available for the 50 states as well Puerto Rico, Long Island, and Ontario, this uniquely shaped cutting and serving board doubles as kitchen decor.
Not only does this cookbook contain 125 delicious recipes, in it, you'll also find plenty of personal stories and beautiful photos of "Fixer Upper" star Joanna Gaines and her family.
Get your mom a beautiful pair of earrings or an initial necklace she can wear every day. Mejuri is an Insider Picks favorite, and I'm guessing a lot of moms will love this Canadian company's delicate jewelry.
A sophisticated leather wallet instantly elevates a woman's everyday style and keeps her organized when she's on the go. You can get this Italian leather wallet from Cuyana in six colors. We really love the Stone leather version that has a surprise red lining on the inside for a pop or color (pictured above).
This skin care gift set from Fresh is made up of a face cleanser, face mask, and super-hydrating face cream, so she can roll out of bed with dewy, glowing skin.
Who doesn't love Godiva chocolates? This gift box comes with 24 decadent truffles, with flavors including Tiramisu, Red Velvet Cake, Creme Brûlée, and Chocolate Soufflé.
Perfect for the woman who "never has anything to wear," a Rent The Runway Unlimited membership lets her constantly rotate her wardrobe with the latest styles from more than 450 fashion brands, like Diane von Furstenberg, Tory, Burch, and Tibi. She's able to rent four pieces at a time and swap them whenever she wants — and Rent The Runway takes care of all her dry cleaning, shipping, and insurance costs. We tried the membership and loved it.
You can personalize this comfortable Pima cotton tee with "mom" or "mama" — or any other name up to nine characters — in cute, loopy cursive.
A bathrobe will make every shower feel like a trip to the spa.
This lavender-scented bubble bath from L'Occitane is the best way to relax.
Give the gift of a good night's sleep with this luxurious and supportive pillow from mattress startup Leesa. I also cannot say enough wonderful things about the Leesa Blanket, which is equally giftable and all kinds of cozy.
With this retro-inspired electric kettle in her kitchen, she'll spend much less time making tea and more time enjoying a cup.
Let her sit back and relax with this colorful set of French Earl Grey, Fruitalicious, Gorgeous Geisha, Melbourne Breakfast, and Strawberries & Cream teas.
Help your mom stay motivated to achieve her 2019 health goals with Daily Harvest, a subscription service that sends healthy, pre-portioned superfood-packed smoothies, overnight oats, soups, and more to your home either weekly or monthly. The food combinations are developed by a nutritionist and chef, and the company is backed by big names like Gwyneth Paltrow and Serena Williams. We tried the service's smoothies and really enjoyed them.
The Fitbit Charge 3 lets her track her workout in real time on its bright, easy-to-read screen, plus, it has a heart rate monitor and sleep tracking.
Whether or not she wears yoga pants to work out or to run errands, she'll feel comfortable and stylish in this high-rise pair from Beyond Yoga.
Totally wireless earbuds are the future of headphones because of their sheer convenience — which moms will undoubtedly appreciate when running errands, working out, or doing myriad other mom things. We like this pair from Jaybirds a lot better than the Apple Airpods.
Any Francophile will find a lot to love in Bon Appétit Box's gift boxes filled with savory snacks and sweet treats from France.
If her veins run dark roast, a coffee gift won't go unused. We recommend a gift subscription to the Atlas Coffee Club, which curates a global selection of single-origin coffee that gets freshly roasted and shipped to your house from $9 per bag.
The Nespresso takes all the work out of making espresso at home, and you can get tons of different flavored pods.
This genetic test kit from 23andMe is great for the mom who's interested in learning more about her family history.
Candy may seem like a simple gift, but Sugarfina's Candy Bento Box is a luxurious and festive alternative to a regular box of chocolates.
A more modern alternative to potpourri, a diffuser is a grown-up way to add a subtle fragrance to her home.
This hardcover set contains four classic novels — "Little Women," "Heidi," "Anne of Green Gables," and "A Little Princess" — that will enrich her home and mind.
Dagne Dover's Legend Tote is a sophisticated and spacious work bag with a padded laptop sleeve, water bottle holder, and other thoughtful interior pockets that will keep her organized and always ready to go. You can read the full Insider Picks review of the slightly smaller Classic Tote here, but suffice it to say that the startup's bags are among our favorites for work. It comes in 11 colors.
This an ornate swan is a subtle jewelry holder.
There’s nothing quite like starting the morning with a fresh glass of orange juice, and now, mom doesn’t need to live in a luxury resort for this little luxury. The Hurom Citrus Juicer is hands down the best way to get every last drop of juice out of your orange, grapefruit, or any other piece of citrus she may want to liquify. It's currently available in three colors — silver, pink, and pastel blue.
You can save 25% on all Hurom juicers with the code "HUROMHOLIDAYS" right now.
Air fryers replicate the taste and feel of traditional deep-fried foods without the use of unhealthy oils, making them a trendy kitchen appliance among increasingly health-conscious consumers.
Pair these sunglasses with a surprise tropical getaway for your mom and a plus one and win Christmas.
A KitchenAid mixer makes home baking a cinch. The powerful appliance can combine wet and dry ingredients, knead bread dough, whip cream, and so much more. And it comes in so many fun colors.
This leather crossbody bag comes in tons of colors and is great for travel and daytime outings — and for an extra $40, you can have it custom painted by hand with her initials.
Collect some of her favorite pictures and turn them into unique photo art for as little as $29.
Scentbird is a monthly subscription-based service that allows you to choose from thousands of designer fragrances and delivers a 30-day supply right to your door. It only costs $15 each month, and gets progressively cheaper when you choose longer subscription periods.
Treat her to cute and comfortable boots she can dress up or down this winter. This pair took the top spot in our buying guide of the best women's ankle boots.
Vinebox lets her try three different types of wine, which are chosen for her based on her personal tastes and preferences, every month.
Your mom will want to keep this pendant necklace very close to her heart.
Sign her up for FabFitFun, a quarterly beauty subscription box that sends its members full-size products instead of those tiny samples.