Personal Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s the perfect time to show our Moms just how much we love and appreciate them.  There are so many gift options being presented to us and we thought we’d narrow it down a bit for you. We really love personal and homemade gifts so here are a few of our favorites that will surely make your Mom feel loved and cherished.

Flowers for Her Garden:

Instead of a bouquet of cut flowers this year, why not consider gifting Mom a flowering plant that can be replanted in her yard? Your local nursery can help you select something seasonal and local to your area so that it will thrive. There are also many beautiful indoor plant options that make great gifts. Select a pretty pot, add a bow and a card and you have a personal, memorable gift that will last for years to come. 

Personalized Box of Chocolates: 

Chocolate means love, doesn’t it? Why not put together a customized box of chocolates just for Mom? We love the custom chocolate box options at Ethel M Chocolates. They make it so easy to pick exactly what Mom will like. From creamy caramels to rich dark chocolate to silky truffles, Ethel M Chocolates’ gourmet chocolate gifts are the perfect way to show Mom how much you love her.

Baked Goods: 

Nothing says “I love you” more than a sweet treat made from scratch. Whether it’s cookies, brownies, or a cake, baking something for Mom is a thoughtful and delicious way to show your appreciation. Plus, you don’t need to be a master baker to make something tasty. Here are a few of our favorite giftable recipes:

Chocolate Chunk Cookies:

These are an upgraded version of a classic cookie recipe. The chunks of chocolate add an extra layer of chocolate-y richness that your mom will love if she is a chocolate person. She will love them!

Image of Chocolate Chunk Cookie


Chocolate Mediants:

These chocolate disks are so simple to make. All you need is melted chocolate (we love our finely grated baking chocolate), spread in a small disk on parchment paper, and sprinkle with Mom’s favorite toppings. When they dry they are perfect little chocolate disks of love.

chocolate mendiants cooling on a piece of parchment paper topped with candied fruit and nuts


Caramel Slices

These bar cookies have a shortbread base and are topped with luscious dulce de leche and chocolate. With a sprinkle of sea salt, these chocolate disks are not only picture-perfect but also easy to pack in a box and tie with a bow.

caramel slice cookies featuring american heritage finely grated chocolate with flaky sea salt


We hope this inspires some new gift ideas. We wish all mothers out there a very Happy Mother’s Day!