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Mother’s Day Gifts: Our Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2013

Celebrate your mom on May 12 by spoiling her, like she has spoiled you so many times! Whether you just write her a sweet card, or you send her flowers and a gift, or if you just spend time with her – make sure mom feels appreciated today. And if you want to go down the gift route, we’ve got you covered! Check out the fabulous gifts we’ve compiled for your mama this Mother’s Day — perfect for sentimental, glamorous, or practical moms!

Photo necklace

Let your mom wear her love for you around her neck with this Monogram locket from Planet Jill. The beautiful necklace subtly displays your favorite photo covered by a beautiful monogramed coin. $145


Brighten up her life with this Agate Trivet which works as a base for plants, an oversized coaster, or a small trivet — and always as a fun way to brighten up her home. $20

Confessional Book

Make mommy laugh by giving her Dirty Little Secrets From Otherwise Perfect Moms. It will take away any remaining guilt she has from that time (er…times) she let you eat ice cream for dinner as a kid. $11

Backup Phone Battery

If your mom is anything like mine, charging her phone battery is a daunting task. This J.Crew Printed Backup Battery for her iPhone is a trendy way for her to keep her phone ready for your calls. $40


Stuck at school for Mother’s Day? Send mama a bouquet from Teleflora, like this Possibly Pink one, which will brighten her day – even if you can’t! Starting at $29.95

Bath Caddy

If your mom likes to unwind in the bathtub, really create a sanctuary for her with this bath caddy which will hold and display a book, candle, even a glass of wine! $50


Jazz up her green thumb with this pretty waterspout planter from Anthropologie. It would look so pretty on her windowsill in the kitchen! $58

Tote Bag

Make mom the trendiest lady at the pool this summer with this Lily Pulitzer Spring Fling. It’s so pretty and colorful! $168


Who doesn’t love a gorgeous new pair of sunglasses? These Marc by Marc Jacobs Cat Eye Sunglasses will make mom look trendy and feel as cool as her collegiette daughter. $120

Travel Jewelry Case

If your mom is a big traveler and can’t live without her accessories, this Jewelry Case from Clos-Ette Too is the perfect gift. It will fit all types of jewelry and keep them from tangling! $50


These Kate Spade Long Drop Earrings in the pretty teal color are perfect for spring. Tell your sibling to get mom a sweater or top that would match well so your gifts perfectly complement one another! $68


Your preppy mom will love this twist on traditional flip-flops! The Tory Burch adalia thong comes in orange and black and both would make a welcome addition to her wardrobe! $85

Trip to the Spa

Mom can unwind at any spa she wants — while at home, a business trip, or on a much-needed vacation with a gift card from SpaFinder. The gift card is redeemable at 20,000 spas, yoga, Pilates and fitness studios in the world! Starting at $25

Measuring Cups

Maybe these floral measuring cups will incentivize your mom to in turn bake you some of her famous cookies for you! Or maybe you can give these to her on May 12, and then take it a step further and cook for or with her with the fun kitchen tools! $30

Cara Sprunk has been the Managing Editor of Her Campus since fall 2009. She is a 2010 graduate of Cornell University where she majored in American Studies with a concentration in cultural studies. At Cornell Cara served as the Assistant Editor of Red Letter Daze, the weekend supplement to the Cornell Daily Sun where she also wrote for the news and arts section and blogged about pop culture. In her free time Cara enjoys reading, shopping, going to the movies, exploring and writing.