Gift ideas for Your Mother-in-Law

Newlywed with no idea of what to gift your mother-in-law with this holiday?
Or have you just run out of ideas for your spouse’s dear mother? New Year
is almost here, and you can still impress your mother-in-law with these
gift ideas. Even last minute gift buyers here (clears throat and points
fingers) will find something amazing for mother-in-law. This also works for
birthdays and no-reason-but-love gifts, so you’ll find this useful all year
round.



Home Fragrances

Holiday fragrances feature distinct notes of cinnamon, spice, rum and
pumpkin. This could be in the form of scented candles or diffuser sets.
Mothers tend to appreciate any gift for the home as they are one step
closer to making their homes more welcoming.


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Perfume

Invest in her collection of rich scents: the kind of scent that makes peoples’ heads turn when she walks past. No, she isn’t too old to entice her husband so go for classics like Chanel No. 5 or Flower by Kenzo depending on your budget.


Photo credit: chanel.com



Surprise in a Card

What perfect way to break the news of your pregnancy to your mother-in-law than to package good tidings in a gift? Take her out to lunch and give her the card with a little clue showing your expected baby’s gender. Pink or Blue? Hint – hint.



Spa Treatment Voucher

Pay for a pamper session at a serene spa where she can get a full package including a massage, manicure, pedicure and a sauna session.


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Special Dish

If you have a flair for experimenting and preparing new dishes, you can incorporate that into a special soup or casserole for your mother-in-law.



Selection of Teas

Prepare a collection of breakfast, calming and revitalising teas if she is a tea lover; a cup a day calms the nerves and keeps the doctor away.


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Personalised Calendar

Get creative and pull out classic family pictures to create her very own calendar for her desk or bedside. Try to incorporate all members of the family in each month of the year to make her year memorable.



Photo Album

Combine memoirs of her special moments over the years in a special photo album. Think of key moments from weddings, birthdays, Easter, Christmas and anniversaries.



Spoilt for choice on these gift ideas for your dear mother-in-law? Make this holiday season one to remember through a selection of unique gifts!

Written by Feso Adeniji