Mother-in-law. Those three little, hyphenated words can strike a range of emotions in a woman's heart. For some, the cliché "monster-in-law" might immediately come to mind. For others, their partner's mother could actually be their BFF. Fortunately, for pretty much everyone I know, they have a fabulous relationship with their partner's mom. Think about it, this woman gave you the gift of your soulmate. It only makes sense to show her your appreciation with thoughtful Mother's Day gifts for your mother-in-law.
Whether you're trying to get in her good graces or you genuinely want to show her how much she means to you, there are a full range of options out there for Mother's Day. If you don't want to take the played out route (think: impersonal gift cards, candles, and bath and body sets), don't worry. One of the best and easiest ways to find the perfect gift for you MIL is to think about what kind of person she is and what type of hobbies or activities she is really passionate about.
Who knows? This foray into figuring out who your mother-in-law really is could turn out to be an incredible bonding experience and end up bringing you closer together. So read on and see if any of these sound like the perfect fit for your mother-in-law.
1. For The Top Chef
2. For The Grandchild-Obsessed
3. For The Environmentalist
If you're not aware, there's been a pretty scary threat of bees going extinct, which may mean a shortage on honey. This environmentally-friendly and weatherproof beehive could help give sanctuary to some bees in need, and make sure your mother-in-law gets honey for her tea.
4. For The Tech-Savvy
WoodPuck Wireless Charger, $36, Etsy
Is your mother-in-law a master of the emoji? Then she'll love this cleverly disguised WoodPuck wireless charger that'll keep her battery from draining, so she can keep Snapchatting the grandkids.
5. For The Fit Freak
6. For The World Traveler
7. For The Bookworm
Not only are these book lover's shirts cute at first glance, but upon further inspection, your mother-in-law will be delighted to see that the top is created from the entire text of her favorite book. There are dozens of titles to choose from and there are books, plays, poetry and more, too.
8. For The Music Lover
9. For The Deep Diver
10. For The Gardener
11. For The Coffee Fiend
Minibru Coffee Press Mug, $15, Think Geek
Who doesn't love coffee, am I right? This simple and convenient coffee press mug brews one cup of joe right in your glass.