The Essential Gift List of Birthday Ideas for Any Mother-In-Law
You know she loves marble (it's all over her kitchen), so give her a clock that, likewise, makes a solid statement.
Whenever she hosts, she serves lots of appetizers. Here's a pretty way to elevate those little bites (even if they're simply pigs-in-a-blanket!).
For the mother-in-law who loves to cook, here's a pretty stoneware set that she doesn't already own.
Be sure to add in a message about her being a real gem, just like these gorgeous agate coasters.
She grows her own fresh herbs, so this galvanized flower pot will make her sprout-happy.
The vintage green color of these multipurpose bowls will tug at her love of farmhouse style. Even more fitting: they're made in the USA.
She's a big fan of sparkling water, fruity sodas, and solutions that save her money. Here's a win-win gift so she can make her own drinks.
When in doubt about a gift for your mother-in-law choose something she loves (plants) and buy something adorable (in multiples).
A plastic watering can will do the job, but a brass one matches her longtime love of tending to the garden.
Because she has an eye for design details, so she'll love a way to make the table look extra pretty — even for just a basic barbecue.
Suspend any doubts she has about you when you give your mother-in-law the perfect gift. This ceramic hanging planter is the oh-so-pretty present that will wow her.
For the mother-in-law who's attracted to charming country style, these nesting boxes match her home's look — and give her extra storage.
Here's a fun way for your mother-in-law to serve up her favorite cocktail (mojitos, anyone?).
Because the only gift better than a luxe candle is one that burns for a really long time.
Your mother-in-law is a tech-savvy woman who loves to find recipes online to try. Give her a handy solution for baking with her tablet.
With a healthy, fast way to make tasty popcorn, her must-see-TV nights will be even better.
Find out if she's a coffee or tea drinker. For the tea drinker, give her a pretty sampling of her favorite drink to sip on.
She's big into baking, and you're big into encouraging your mother-in-law to bake more of her sweet treats.
Because anyone who bakes as much as your mother-in-law will love a fine set of dessert and baking salts to up her game.
You can give her a trip around the world with flavors of quality tea — a perfect gift for the longtime teadrinker.
She doesn't have time (or the desire) to bake a cake, but she'd sure love one delivered to her door.
For a foodie gift for your mother-in-law, give her a gourmet gift box with options. More is better in this instance.
Let's just say the Chocolate of the Month club is sure to turn into her favorite club ever. (Books are great, but you can't beat chocolate!)
Because a designer bag covered in daisies feels just perfect for the mother-in-law who's a big floral fan.
Indulge her in a luxe night cream that will help her look refreshed by morning.
Because a personalized gift in gold makes a wow gift to give your mother-in-law.
It's safe to assume most mothers-in-law prefer a relaxing bath over a shower (and she has the time for a tub). So give her the best salts for a calming, detoxifying bath.
She'll find many uses for this fine carafe — from homemade mint iced tea to a chilled rosé.
If you know her candy of choice, here's the gift to give just 'cause you know she'd love a pretty container filled with her favorite treat.
Your mother-in-law is not one for hard plastic coolers. She likes flashy, shiny, golden accessories — and this cheeky, stylish cooler is just her speed.
The best part of this towering set of spa goodies is the packaging that shows her you're giving so much more — including peace, clarity, and strength.
For the beach-loving mother-in-law, give her the ultimate coffee table book filled with stunning sea photography.
It's family first for your mother-in-law, and this lovely necklace engraves the message as a sweet reminder.
There's always a reason to celebrate, especially if you're someone who loves to entertain — like your mother-in-law.
Here's a handy solution for the mother-in-law who loves a little wine mid-week (but needs a way to save the rest of the bottle).
She's someone who always runs cold, so here's a scarf she'll likely use even in the off-season.
She's creative, she loves gardening, she's retired (and has time on her hands) — the secret's out that she'll love this adult coloring book.
She's a pillar of strength, so give her a pendant that shows how you sincerely admire her.
Next time she gets caught in a rainstorm, she'll have a rainbow to duck under.
Your mother-in-law loves to accessorize. So give her a sweet dish that honors her birth month — for all those sparkly gems that need a spot on the dresser.
What's better than giving your mother-in-law flowers? Giving her flowers every month, delivered to her door. It's the gift that keeps on giving (and makes you look good!).
You know this fact: Your mother-in-law could never have too many fine leather handbags. This gift shows her you noticed what she loves.
Here's a gift that's a conversation starter, a treasured keepsake, and a way for your mother-in-law to gather all those family recipes that she wants to pass down to you all.
For the well-read mother-in-law, here's a scarf that channels her affection for literary greatness.
She loves her plants, but she's often off visiting her grandkids. Here's a handy solution to keep her houseplants happy and thriving.
Here's a thoughtful gift that's personalized for her birth month — and channels your mother-in-law's earth goddess style.
Because your mother-in-law is a big Audrey Hepburn fan, and this flower pot is a little cheeky — and just plain fun.
Anyone can give a framed family photo. But personalizing a wood plaque with a special snap of her brood? That takes the photo gift to a new level.
Ladies love to get their spa on, and that includes your mother-in-law — who loves her weekly trips to the nail salon.
Here's a pretty way to solve her mystery of the always-disappearing eyeglasses.