11 stress-free gifts to give your boyfriend’s mom this holiday season

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Whether you’ve been dating for five years or five months, picking a holiday gift for your boyfriend’s mom is a stressful endeavor. It makes sense — impressing the person who raised your favorite person in the world (presumably — if not, then you might want to reevaluate some things…) can be super daunting.

Maybe you have a super close relationship with her and can knock something off of her wish list, or maybe you’re just meeting her for the first time over the holidays. But one thing that’s true is that the best gift ideas are both thoughtful and useful.

To make things easy for you, here are the chicest and simplest gifts for any price range that you can give your boyfriend’s mom this year. Peruse the list below because one of these picks is bound to put you in the green with them.

Gifts for Your Boyfriend’s Mom

1. Pure Silk Sleep Mask, $50

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What’s better than the gift of luxurious slumber? Nothing.

2. Faux Fur Throw, $100

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A cozy, fuzzy throw is one of the best gifts you can get anyone — full stop. Plus, this colorway looks great with every living room aesthetic.

3. Dieux Skin Forever Eye Masks, $25

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While beauty products are usually a win when it comes to gifts, you never really know how someone’s skin will react. Enter: the Forever Eye Mask from Dieux Skin. These reusable (aka less waste) eye masks are meant to be used with the serum, gels, and moisturizers that the user already knows and loves.

4. Winc Wine Club Subscription, starting at $60

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Why bring one bottle of wine when you can bring a whole wine club subscription that gets dropped on your boyfriend’s mom’s doorstep every month? Choose between a one-, two-, or three-month subscription.

5. diptyque Baies Candle, $68

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Sure, most people think a candle is a cop-out gift. However, this is a VERY nice candle, so it’s 100% worthy of gift-giving.

6. Sur La Table Virtual Cooking Class, starting at $29

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Since the pandemic began, Sur La Table has been offering up truly A+ virtual cooking classes. Gift your boyfriend’s mom an electronic gift card that she can use to book a class just for herself or for the whole family!

7. Clevr Matcha SuperLatte, $28

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A barista-grade matcha latte you can make at home with just water will make anyone love you. Trust.

8. Le Creuset Mini Round Cocotte, $20 (Orig. $28)

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While a Le Creuset Dutch Oven is the perfect gift of all time, it’s most likely out of your price range. Instead, gift one of these adorable mini cocottes that can be used for actual cooking or just for decoration.

9. 14K Gold Plated XL Initial Necklace, $19.97 (Orig. $75)

Jewelry is always a gamble unless it’s gold monogrammed jewelry. It seriously never fails.

10. East Fork Mug, $38

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This handmade mug looks like it’s way too fancy to be dishwasher and microwave safe. And it will quickly become the only mug she’ll want to use every day.

11. Actually Curious Card Game, $45

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Creator Michael Tennant worked with psychologists, journalists and game developers to come up with this fun, empathy-focused card game that brings every player closer together with each round.

If you liked this story, check out these gorgeous puzzles that make a great gift for the friend who prefers a night at home.

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