In general, look for out something about the recipient, so that you can acquire a thoughtful gift that she'll enjoy. And whatever you do, do not name a constellation after her.
Fried foods without the guilt? Sign us up. And sign mom up too. She’ll love this kitchen appliance, which our readers continue to buy year after year. Our favorite air fryer is the Philips Airfryer XXL, which was the most user-friendly model that we tested. It made fries that tasted light and crispy, producing some of the best air-frying results in our testing.
Perfume is a difficult present. Unless you understand the person
Don't know how it happens every single year, but December has a way of creeping up on unsuspecting gift-givers. Not to mention, there's a special kind of panic that comes with finding the perfect gift for you mother-in-law (or almost MIL). It's not because she can be difficult (though...well, let's not go there), but because giving her a sweet and thoughtful gift can communicate exactly how you feel about being a part of her family. So, yeah, pressure.
Slippers are a gift straight from the heavens. We tested the best slippers for women and crowned the Minnetonka Chesney Slippers the winners. Our tester found them to be comfortable, durable, and attractive, which is an important consideration since we're at home all day now. They’re the perfect gift for the mom who spends all day on her feet and just wants to relax.
The recycled glass bottle locket is earth friendly and ideal for a niece, child, or teenager on your list.
Unglazed Clay Flowerpot
The hottest trend in house scent is reed diffusers, and the ladies on your list will appreciate your insight. The Voluspa Fragrant Oil Reed Diffuser in Santiago Huckleberry is a reliable present.
If your mom is a fan of the royals, she will melt into the perfect curtsy over this book on the fashion evolution of the British monarchy by Elizabeth Holmes, former senior style reporter and columnist for The Wall Street Journal. For fans of Holmes's popular Instagram series, "So Many Thoughts," this book has been hotly anticipated for a long time. Bonus points if you also gift your leading lady a Kate Middleton-inspired hatband (IYKYK).