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Simple Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mark your calendars! Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8, 2022. It falls a little earlier than usual this year. Don’t worry of you were caught off guard. We’re here to help with some simple Mother’s Day gift ideas.

Solar wind chimes

We noticed these beautiful lights at our neighbor’s house and had to get a closer look.  These cute butterflies light up at night. It is solar powered and they slowly change colors! So pretty!  We could watch them all night.  

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Solar Wind Chime Butterfly

The best part is they come in multiple shapes. We bought the solar hummingbird wind chime for my mother in law:

Solar Hummingbird Wind Chime

The solar sunflower wind chime is perfect for any garden:

Solar Sunflower Wind Chimes

Add any of the solar wind chimes to your garden, landscaping, or even a large pot on your deck or patio.   Simply use a black garden hook or small post like this one:  

Shepherd Hook

Such a simple gift that is a pleasure to look at everyday!


Let’s face it, we could all use a little chocolate. Here are our top three choices for chocolate gifts:

  1. Ghiradeli squares
  2. Lindt balls
  3. Whitman’s sampler – dark chocolate

Short on time? You can always pick this up at your local grocery store, along with some flowers.


Whether it’s a bouquet from the grocery store or a hanging basket from your local flower grower, most moms love flowers or plants.

Simple Mother's Day gift idea: flowers
Blue vase with fresh cut flowers: sunflower, purple asters, pink zinnias and white snapdragons

Looking for some specific ideas to make it special? Here are some of our favorites:

  1. Deck planter with sunflowers
  2. Barrel with kitchen herbs (basil, rosemary, parsley, and thyme)
  3. Perennial plant for the flower garden or landscaping:
  • White daisies
  • Yellow black-eyed Susan’s
  • Purple coneflowers

Still need more Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Mom and Grandma?  Check out our article on How to Select a Mother’s Day Gift:

15 Mothers Day Gift Ideas for Mom and Grandma

15 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Mom and Grandma

Also be sure to peek in the Mother’s Day Gift Shop.

Have a Happy Mother’s Day!