11 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas From Sustainable Brands
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It can sometimes feel impossible to find the perfect gift for the person you want to celebrate most. Whether an aunt, a teacher, or another figure who helped mother and care for you at crucial crossroads in your life, Mother’s Day is the yearly reminder to pause and show them you appreciate their love.
We’ve pulled together some of our favorite treats and goodies from sustainable brands that will help us celebrate guilt-free. From cozy knits to tasty snacks, innovative sleep lamps and whimsical decor, we’ve got you covered to find the perfect token of your love and appreciation for the mama in your life.
1. Variety Snacking Gems, $34 | Hu Kitchen Chocolates
Does Mama have a sweet tooth? Gift her these high-quality snacking gems, the perfect fix for when the afternoon snack attack hits. With only the simplest, finest ingredients (no refined sugar, sugar alcohols, or soy lecithin, for starters), these organic, fair trade, gluten-free chocolates come in perfectly portioned single-serving size bags. The variety pack has two mint, two salty, and two simple, and are dreamy, vegan, and the perfect way to tell your mom to treat herself.
2. Giving Goddess Self-Care Kit, $32 | Saje
What better way to honor the woman who was your own “Giving Goddess” than with a luxurious self-care kit from Saje? This three-piece collection includes a jasmine, neroli, and ylang ylang roll-on to uplift her spirits; a soothing fizzy bath bomb; and a rose mist that will hydrate and nourish her skin. Treat her like the goddess she is with these sensuous aromatherapy goods.
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3. Mama Pendant, $95–$450 | Brilliant Earth
Looking to really splurge this year on something she’ll treasure forever? We love this gorgeous necklace from sustainable jewelry brand Brilliant Earth. With the word “mama” in a timeless script, this piece comes in sterling silver or 14K yellow gold, ethically made from recycled precious metals. And if you act fast, you can snag it during the brand’s 10 Days Of Gifting and receive a gifted jewelry item with your purchase from 5/2-5/11. (Mommy and me is not just for littles!)
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4. Mosser Glass Bathing Beauty Dish, $40 | Food 52
It’s all in the details, and these adorable little glass dishes are the perfect blend of practical and whimsical. Help your mama create a gorgeous moment with her jewelry on her nightstand, or add a fun point of interest to the hand soap in the powder room with these dishes shaped like bathing beauties. Or if your mama is the entertaining type, use these to hold olives, nuts, after-dinner mints, or even toothpicks to make any tablescape just that much more festive.
5. The Nap Ministry’s Rest Deck, $20 | Bookshop.org
While we are all inherently worthy of rest, it can be hard to break the habit of constantly being productive and checking off the to-do list. Enter the Nap Ministry. From author and activist Tricia Hersey, rest is presented as resistance: to grind culture, to social injustice, and to the idea that our value is somehow tied to our output. This extraordinary deck inspires, affirms, and connects your body and your mind so that you can truly pause and rest.
6. The Staycation Short Robe, $68 | Pact
Available in three beautiful prints, this luxurious and cute robe from TGT fave Pact will make any day spent at home feel like a cozy staycation. The super soft jersey knit has pockets and a removable belt, and it’s made in a fair trade factory from GOTS certified organic cotton. Upgrade your mom’s morning coffee with this beautiful robe (psst, there are matching sleep pants if she’s into pairing her jammies!).
7. Loftie Lamp, $249 | Loftie
For a deep sleep and gentle wake-up, we love the Loftie Lamp. This beautiful lamp is programmed to help guide your sleep cycles from dusk to dawn, with reading and wind-down modes, a red light mode that helps the body produce melatonin, and a sunrise alarm that gradually and gently wakes with a soft light that mimics the sun. With all the digital features we’ve come to rely on, but an analog feel and look, this is a lamp for even the most tech-nervous folks who are looking for light-based sleep support.
8. Pom Flower Bouquet, $28 | VERLOOP
Want the ceremony of cut flowers without the expiration date? We love this pom flower bouquet from VERLOOP. Perfect for the quirky, fun mama who loves a good knit, these colorful poms are made from deadstock acrylic yarn and set on sturdy yet flexible 12″ wire. Coming in two colorways that help provide a pop of vibrancy to any room, there are six poms in each bouquet. Pop ’em in a milk glass vase, and your mom can enjoy them for years to come.
9. Classic Easy Tote, $248 | Cuyana
For the lady who likes to be prepared, you can’t go wrong with this timeless tote from Cuyana. Made to last a lifetime, this versatile and beautiful bag is soft, lightweight, and designed to go anywhere. Choose from five classic colorways that never go out of style, or pick from one of the limited-release palettes like dark coral, sage, or biscuit–– perfect for the practical yet stylish mama who likes to stand out!
10. Hammered Signet Ring, $56–$64 | Hello Adorn
For a sentimental gift that she’ll wear every day, we love this dainty signet ring from Hello Adorn. Coming in sterling silver or 14K gold fill, each ring is handmade in Eau Claire, WI and made to order to eliminate waste. There is room to hand-stamp one initial per ring, so it would be a great sibling gift: what better way to keep the love of her children close than with this delicate reminder on her finger?
11. Cotton Weighted Blanket, $199–$279 | Bearaby
Oh, we love a nap blanket at TGT, and the weighted one from Bearaby is a particular fave! Give your mom the gift of a warm bear hug for her afternoon snooze with this absolutely gorgeous, cozy blanket. Choose from six calming colors and four weights, all in beautifully knit organic cotton. Made without fillers, this gift is as luxurious and soft as they come.