There is a lot of pressure to get a good Christmas gift to the woman who raised you. So, if you’re like me, you end up trying desperately to find a great gift. Here are some of our holiday season suggestions to help you out — 10 great Christmas gift ideas for all kinds of mothers.
1. Kindle Fire HD $139
Thanks in part to the popularity of 50 Shades of Grey, E-books are becoming more and more popular each year and with them, E-book readers. Kindle Fire is the latest and greatest when it comes to readers. The 8GB version is costly, but trust me it’s worth it for the woman who changed your diapers.
This thing holds a lot more than her favorite books. It also has web browsing, TV shows and games, all on an HD screen.
2. Roku $49.99
Some mothers enjoy a casual viewing of 60 Minutes, but others can recite from memory every monologue from Breaking Bad. The affordable Roku is for all shapes and sizes of television fan.
Roku plugs into most televisions and allows you to watch Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant Video, HBO Go, as well as stream Pandora on your family television.
3. Lululemon Yoga Mats $48
Your mom deserves the best, and when it comes to women’s athletic and yoga wear, Lululemon claims the title as “the best.”
Whether your mom is a casual yoga-goer or spends most of her time walking around on her hands, this mat will show her you care this holiday season.
4. Audrey Hepburn DVD Collection $27
Some gifts are just timeless. You know what else is timeless? The films of Audrey Hepburn. Give your mom the gift of elegance this holiday season with a DVD collection of her best films like Roman Holiday and Breakfast at Tiffany’s .
5. An iPhone Case With Your Picture on It $27
For those sentimental moms who still carry baby pictures and their wallet, give them something thoughtful they can carry around. Shutterfly.com sells iPhone cases that they will print pictures of your choice on. Who wouldn’t want to see their loved ones whenever they play Angry Birds?
6. Tenth of December By George Saunders $15
Amazon calls this book one of their top books of 2013, and the critics agree. Tenth of December is one of the most successful books of short stories in years and is perfect for that mom who’s too busy to read a full novel. A humorist and satirist of the highest order, George Saunders will not disappoint.
7. Modern Cocktail Recipe Book $25
Let’s face it, you’re getting older and as you age doesn’t your mother deserve a bit of fun? Whether she’s having the girls over or just a fun night in, these modern drink recipes are as fun to follow as they are delicious to drink.
8. The World’s Easiest Wine Opener $99.95
As you get older, hands get harder and harder to work, especially if you have arthritis. Relieve some frustration, or at least some worry, and help make opening wine bottles a little easier with this one touch opener.
9. Official Winterware of the 2014 Winter Olympics $15-$250
If your mother enjoys skiing more than snow angels, odds are she’s pretty excited for the 2014 Winter Olympic games in Sochi, Russia. There’s an added bonus if your mother loves to wear colorful clothing because Russia has apparently decided on a pretty wild color palate for the games.
10. Stainless Steel Waffle Maker $39.99
Who doesn’t like breakfast? Help your mom and help yourself this holiday season by gifting an incredible new waffle iron to your mom. When you’re both knee deep in delicious fluffy waffles, you’ll understand why this is one of the best gifts on the list. Plus, when it comes time to make your mom breakfast in bed on Mother’s Day, you will be glad to have it.