Birthday Gifts For Mom: Creative Gift Alternatives for a Great Mom

Coming up with birthday gifts for mom can be challenging especially if she is kind of choosy. How many times have you given her something only to find it in her closet or drawer together with other unused gifts? There are times when even the most perfect gift that comes to mind just doesn’t cut it.

It is tricky to buy gifts for moms. They won’t tell you outright that they hate your gift. They will thank you politely even though they will never use it. You want to get something that is both functional and appealing. Something that they will remember for the rest of their lives.

So what are some great birthday gifts that they will highly appreciate? Your mom will love to get something she really wants and needs. The easiest way to find out what she wants is to ask her. This will take all the guess work and stress out of the whole process. But this will take the surprise out of gift giving. You want to make her birthday special and unforgettable.

So here are awesome gift ideas that even the hardest to please mom will love.

If your mom loves to shop, spend the whole day with her in the mall or at a boutique. She will be able to select anything she wants and you can spend some quality time together.

Treat her to anything she wants at her favorite store. Then take her out to lunch to one of her favorite bistros. There’s nothing like retail therapy and good food to celebrate her birthday.

If your mom happens to be a stay at home one, then she probably spends the whole day cleaning and making sure all the chores get done. Enlist the help of a housecleaning service for a week. This will allow your mom to take some time off from all the hard work she has done for the entire family.

You can also book a meal delivery service for one or even two weeks. This will give her a break from having to cook. This will enable her to just kick off her heels and relax while enjoying someone else’s cooking for a change.

If you have a limited budget, a very personal yet inexpensive gift that she will be thankful for is a jar of well wishes from close friends and relatives. Have your dad, siblings, your mom’s closest relatives and friends jot down short messages and birthday wishes. Put them all in a beautiful jar. Each message can begin with “Thank you for …” or “What I love about you is …” She can just pick out a note everyday to let her know how much she is loved and appreciated.

If your mom has a wide array of jewelry, then you might want to gift her with The Farm Jewelry Box. This expertly made jewelry box with intricate marquetry will be something that any mother with exquisite taste will love to have.

If nothing works, write your mom a heartfelt letter. Tell her why you love her and how much she means to you. Moms always want to know how much they are valued and a personal handwritten letter will be worth more than all the material things combined.

This article was written by Rachel Manalo of MarqART Gift Shop. Our jewelry boxes feature evocative wood art designs, created from unique wood grain patterns and colors. A fine addition to your dressing table or as a gift. Please visit to browse & buy exotic jewelry boxes that will give you a lifetime of pleasure!