She’s always been there to cheer you on and congratulate you when things are going well. She’s also the one person you rely on when you need advice or a shoulder to cry on.

She’s your mom. And when her birthday rolls around, you want to thank her for all that love and devotion with a memorable gift that fits her unique personality.

We’re here to help with a list of birthday gift ideas for mom to show that special lady just how much she means to you.

The gourmet mom

If the way to your mom’s heart is through her stomach, here are some fresh ideas.

birthday gift ideas for mom with deluxe gourmet gift basket

Deluxe Gourmet Gift Basket

Give her a lovely basket filled with the treats she loves. The selections include chocolate decadence cake, strawberry preserves, dried fruit, cookies, crackers, Napoli salami, and Gouda and pepper jack cheeses.

birthday gift ideas for mom Cheesecake Bites with Drizzled Strawberries

Cheesecake Bites with Gourmet Drizzled Strawberries

Is there a more delectable dessert than cheesecake? How about two different flavors of cheesecake bites and a dozen plump, juicy strawberries dipped in chocolate?! This combo gift will send her taste buds dancing.

birthday gift ideas for mom Birthday Gift Basket

Birthday Gift Basket

Tucked inside this cheerful basket, she’ll find a single-serve birthday kringle, chocolate chip English muffins, lemon blueberry loaf cake, and cookies to brighten her special day.

birthday gift ideas for mom with Baked With Love Personalized Apron Potholder

Personalized Apron & Potholder

Thank her for all those holiday cookies and birthday cakes she baked for you with this personalized apron.

The sporty mom

She’s attended all your games, watched sports with you on TV, and she’s not shy about getting into the action herself. If this sounds like your mom, here are some birthday gift ideas.

birthday gift ideas for mom with Sports Jersey Personalized Cuddle Wrap

Sports Jersey Personalized Cuddle Wrap

She’ll be proud to show the world she’s your number one fan every time she wears this customized, cozy wrap. It even has two roomy pockets for her hands, or anything else she wants to keep warm!

birthday gift ideas for mom with Personalized Yoga Mat

Personalized Yoga Mat

This gift will make her the envy of her yoga class. Choose her favorite color and add her name or a line of text so that everyone knows this anti-slip, easy-to-clean mat is hers.

birthday gift ideas for mom Denver Broncos Popcorn Tin

Sports Team Popcorn Tins

You love how she goes all out on game day. Choose her favorite team logo for the colorful, reusable tin, and you know she’ll share some of the delicious popcorn with you (as long as you’re not rooting for the opposing team!).

birthday gift ideas for mom with Embroidered Padded Stadium Seat

Embroidered Padded Stadium Seat

See to it that she stays comfortable as she cheers on her kids or grandkids from the sidelines with this cushy seat. She’ll love that you made it her own with her name on it.

The organized mom

This mom handles the family schedule — and just about everything else life throws at her — with a cool head. Reward her, and her organizational skills, with one of these thoughtful gift ideas.

birthday gift ideas for mom with Personalized Photo Wall Calendar

Personalized Photo Wall Calendar

Choose 12 of her favorite family photos to create this one-of-a-kind gift. You can start with any month, so no matter when you buy it, she’ll have a full year to enjoy it.

birthday gift ideas for mom engraved jewelry box

Someone Like You Engraved Jewelry Box

Let her know how much she means to you by gifting her this touching keepsake engraved with a touching poem. She’ll use it to keep jewelry and other precious small items safe by the bed or sink.

birthday gift ideas for mom with Embroidered Canvas Makeup Bag

Embroidered Canvas Makeup Bag

Help her keep her makeup organized with this quality canvas bag. She can use it when she travels or just to keep her cosmetics in order at home.

birthday gift ideas for mom with Personalized Tech Organizer

Personalized Tech Organizer

Make sure all your mom’s chargers, adaptors, cords, earbuds, and USBs are safe and sound while she travels with this handy organizer. You can personalize the grey leatherette exterior with your choice of icons and text, so she’ll be thinking of you during her adventures.

The gardening mom

Here are some birthday gift ideas for the mom who finds her happy place among her indoor or outdoor plants.

birthday gift ideas for mom with Herb Garden Kit

Premium Herb Garden Kit

With this thoughtful gift, she’ll have everything she needs to grow basil, parsley, cilantro, and chives from seed. The cute kit includes planter pots, soil pellets, packs of herb seeds, plant markers, and an instruction booklet.

birthday gift ideas for mom with Welcome Garden Sign

Welcome Garden Sign

Every gardener worth their salt needs some fine decor for their garden. This bronze plaque adds an elegant touch to any outdoor space, letting any and all visitors know that they’ve entered a special area.

birthday gift ideas for mom with Happy Birthday Succulents

Happy Birthday Succulents

This charming gift box contains a variety of healthy succulents, a festive birthday message, and even a water dropper for easy watering.

birthday gift ideas for mom garden bag and seeds

Garden Bag and Seeds

Perfect for the mom with a green thumb, this set includes a denim apron, gardening tool bag, variety of seed packets, and tube of nourishing buttermilk lavender lotion to soothe her skin.

The crafty mom

Does your mom seek out do-it-yourself projects? If she does, then here are some gifts she’s sure to love.

birthday gift ideas for mom hard cider kit

Farm Steady Kits

Your mom is a whiz in the kitchen, and she’s always up for trying something new. Honor her creative spirit with one of these fabulous DIY kits and mixes that range from pickles to focaccia and cheese to hard cider.

birthday gift ideas for mom with DIY Macrame Plant Hanger Kit

DIY Macrame Plant Hanger Kit

When she runs out of surfaces for her growing plant collection, she’ll enjoy learning how to make her own macrame hangers. An instruction booklet and video tutorial are part of this fun gift.

birthday gift ideas for mom with Pizza Kit with Wine

Pizza Kit with Wine

This DIY kit allows your mom to turn her kitchen into an Italian bistro for the night. It includes all the fixings for two homemade pizzas, plus a bottle of delicious Ross Lane Red blend wine. Mamma mia!

birthday gift ideas for mom Moss Wall Art Kit

DIY Moss Wall Art Kit

Usually, we try to get rid moss if we see it growing on or around our house but not in this case! Give mom the gift of greenery with this kit that includes a wood shadow box for her to display her mossy masterpiece.

The sentimental mom

She has kept all your school art projects, and her home is filled with family photos and memorabilia. Here are gift possibilities for that special sentimental someone.

birthday gift ideas for mom Waterford Glass Rose

Waterford® Glass Rose

Surprise her with a single glass rose that, like your love for her, will never fade. She’ll cherish this exquisite gift for years to come.

birthday gift ideas for mom with Personalized Throw Pillows

Birth Month Flower Personalized Throw Pillows

She cherishes her family more than anything in the world, so get her a gift with the names of all her loved ones — and their corresponding birth month flowers — on it. These delightful decorative pillows will keep everyone she cares most about close to her heart.

birthday gift ideas for mom with Personalized Cookie Jar

Speaking of close to her heart! This cookie jar, made of sturdy stoneware, contains up to 21 names, all coming together to form the shape of a heart. The cookies, we’re sad to say, are not included, but feel free to add on.

birthday gift ideas for mom with Personalized Bracelet

Family Connections Personalized Bracelet

This elegant gift features up to six engraved names, dates, or words that she holds dear. It comes nestled in a velvet bag, ready to delight her.

The mom who deserves to be pampered

She has spent many years caring for others, and now she’s learning to take care of herself. Help your mom do just that with one of these fine gifts.

birthday gift ideas for mom with Spa Tower

Spa Tower

Indulge your mother with an assortment of luxurious spa products, including body butter, body scrub, body lotion, body wash, a pumice stone, and a bath sponge.

birthday gift ideas for mom with Giving Shawl

The Giving Shawl with Pin

She’ll feel the warmth of your love whenever she wraps herself in this cozy shawl. It comes with a sweet heart-shaped pin, a reminder of how much she means to you.

birthday gift ideas for mom with Self Care Bucket List

The Self Care Bucket List

She always worries about everyone else, and sometimes that comes at the expense of herself. Help your mom learn to put herself first with this unique card deck. It’s filled with doable self-care ideas she can add to her busy day.

birthday gift ideas for mom with Simply Chocolate Happy Birthday Personalized Box

Happy Birthday Personalized Box

Know a mom who spells pampering C-H-O-C-O-L-A-T-E? (We all do!) Wish her a very happy birthday with this 45-piece collection of Belgian chocolate. And be sure to add your message to the box for extra fun.


Tricia Drevets has over 15 years of experience as a freelance writer, specializing in topics of interest to small business owners. She also frequently writes about parenting, senior care, and healthy living. When she’s not at her keyboard, you might find her digging in her garden or hiking the trails of Southern Oregon with her golden retriever.

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