Mother's Day Gift Guide

Have you gotten mom a gift for Mother's Day yet? Do you even know where to start? Some moms are easier to shop for than others but we're hoping to give you a hand with this gift guide. Whether mom loves growing her own herbs or needs a day of relaxation, we've got a long list that might just give you a little inspiration of your own.

FOR THE FOODIE & ENTERTAINER
Cocoa + Co. Mother's Day Gifts - Cocoa + Co. ($20+): Is mom a chocoholic? Chicago-based Cocoa + Co. has several great gifts to give mom on Mother's Day from a Chocolate Tasting to Specialty Bonbon Boxes. If you're looking for something extra special, check out the limited edition Celebrating Women in Chocolate Box just for Mother's Day. It includes handcrafted bars created by women chocolatiers from around the world (Limited Edition selection sells for $47.50). 

Empanada Fork - Uncommon Goods ($20): Not just for empanadas, this fantastic tool is also great for turnovers, pizza pockets or anything wrapped in dough. Include it in a gift basket for a mom who knows her way around the kitchen and loves cutting time in half.

Karaoke System - Jet ($103.83): Does mom love throwing parties? Give her a gift for everyone to enjoy like this karaoke system. Just don't be surprised to hear the neighbors complain they're sick of hearing "Sweet Caroline."

Monogram Cheese Board & Spreader - Williams-Sonoma ($19.99, reg. $25): If mom loves to entertain but seems to have everything she could possibly need, this monogram cheese board may just be the gift for her. 

Ravioli Rolling Pin - Uncommon Goods ($34.99): Another fantastic gadget like the empanada fork, this rolling pin will take the regular time it takes to make raviolis and cut it into a fourth. 

FOR THE MOM WHO NEEDS A LITTLE TLC
Massaging Bed Rest - Brookstone ($129.99, reg. $149.99): Give mom the gift of a daily massage. This massaging bed rest acts as a cocoon with pockets for her favorite book or tablet and a cup holder. 

Relaxation Fountain - Walmart ($19.97): Water carries scientifically-backed healing properties. Give mom a little stress relief with this beautiful fountain. 

Spa Day at Bliss World - Bliss World ($150+): If you really want to earn brownie points with mom, schedule her a spa day. Bliss has locations nationwide but their Chicago location is located at the W Chicago-Lakeshore in the Gold Coast. 

Tea To Go - Uncommon Goods ($28): Is mom always on the go? Give her a little tea to go with this fantastic travel mug. Fill with tea and hot water, shake to steep and open on the other end when you're ready to sip. Fresh, homemade tea was never so easy to make.

FOR THE GREEN MOM
A-Frame Plant Stand - Gardeners ($44.95-$115): Love indoor greenery but running out of space. Gardeners offers three different sizes of A-Frame plant stands to keep all your indoor plants in the same spot rather than cluttering up your space.

Dawn Redwood Bonsai Forest - Uncommon Goods ($50): Give mom a piece of serenity with a bonsai kit. Great for indoors, these trees bring a little nature inside to promote a more relaxing environment.

Micro Green Kits - Uncommon Goods ($48): Great for moms who love to grow their own natural greens. Keep it on a windowsill inside or outside so the herbs get plenty of sunlight regardless what season it is.

FOR THE MOM UP ON THE LATEST BEAUTY TRENDS
Julep Maven Beauty Box - Julep (Gift subscriptions from $39.98-$119.94): Is mom always up on the latest beauty trends? Give her the gift of new products like nail polish, lotion, makeup and more each month with a gift subscription to Julep. 

TOM FORD Beauty - Bergdorf Goodman ($174): Make mom feel special with a 2 piece lip and 2 piece nail box. The fantastic colors in the box are a bit of a splurge but worth it if mom loves her makeup collection

FOR THE MOM WHO LOVES TO READ
BookBook - Twelve South ($99): Protect your MacBook with a case that looks like a real book. The leather case is designed to absorb impact to protect your MacBook in a creative way.

Fingerprint Bookmark - Amazon ($4.84): Keep mom from losing her place in the latest bestseller. This nifty bookmark not only saves your page but the line you left off on. No more dog ears anymore!