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Your mother-in-law is responsible for bringing your loving spouse into the world. That alone is worth celebrating. So, why not show your love and appreciation for her by giving her a gift that she will truly cherish? As a bonus, she'll think of you whenever she uses it.
Whether you’re shopping for her birthday, the holidays, or any gift-giving occasion, finding the best gifts for your mother-in-law isn’t always easy. For some, you may still be in the beginning stages of getting to know your new mom. While for those who’ve known their mothers-in-law for a long time, your gift ideas may be stale or all used up. But don’t worry, because we’ve rounded up some of the best mother-in-law gifts that will make her squeal with delight.
If you need a last-minute gift, many of these gifts are from Amazon and can get to her doorstep in two days or less with Prime shipping. No matter if you’re sticking to a strict budget or want to splurge, we’ve got you covered. From affordable gift ideas under $30 to more luxurious gifts under $100, this robust lineup has something that just about every mother-in-law will like.
These MIL gifts will speak to her unique interests and hobbies, as well as come in handy for practical use. Whether she enjoys travel, gardening, or has a penchant for fashion, these thoughtful finds are sure to please.
Elizabeth Berry (she/her) is the Updates Editor at the Good Housekeeping Institute where she optimizes lifestyle content across verticals. Prior to this role, she was an Editorial Assistant for Woman’s Day where she covered everything from gift guides to recipes. She also has experience fact checking commerce articles and holds a B.A. in English and Italian Studies from Connecticut College.
Karla Pope is a longtime writer, editor and blogger with nearly two decades of editorial experience. She’s written for a variety of outlets including Good Housekeeping, Woman’s Day, People, Parade, BET.com. WebMD and more. Her coverage includes entertainment, beauty, lifestyle, parenting and fashion content. If she's not exploring New York City with her two young children, you can find her curled up on the couch watching a documentary and eating gummy bears.
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