13 Gift Ideas For Your Mother-in-Law That She Won’t Have To Pretend To Like


As a married woman, I feel very fortunate to have the mother-in-law that I do. She’s fun, trendy, and is actually fairly easy to shop for because we have similar taste. However, I have lots of friends who have MIL’s that they love very much, but that aren’t so easy to handle, so to speak. More specifically, they have NO idea how to shop for them because they’re picky.

Here are 13 gift ideas for your mother-in-law that she’ll genuinely love and that will spare you both from the awkwardness of her having to pretend to like your gift. You’re welcome.

13 Gift Ideas For Your Mother-in-Law:

1. Ugg Slippers

Because everyone deserves a nice pair of Ugg Slippers, especially your MIL!

Ugg Slippers

2. “Dogs”

Who doesn’t love a good coffee table book? “Dogs” is one of the best, and your mother-in-law is sure to love it!


3. Bath Bombs

Every fine lady can appreciate a nice Bath Bomb!

Bath Bombs

4. Dish Riser

Help her get her home organized with this Tosca Dish Riser, but cross your fingers that she doesn’t take offense and think you’re saying her house is unorganized.

Tosca Dish Riser

5. Rustic Leather Sunglasses Case & Wallet

This Rustic Leather Sunglasses Case & Wallet will help her keep track of her sunglasses in that big ol’ bag of hers.

Rustic Leather Sunglasses Case & Wallet Handmade by Hide & Drink :: Bourbon Brown

6. Paddywax Urban Collection Scented Soy Wax Candle

Everyone can agree on a yummy candle!

Paddywax Urban Collection Scented Soy Wax Candle, 12-Ounce, Fig & Olive

7. Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera

Beware, with this gift comes the obligation to pose for LOTS of pictures.

Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera (Red) with ZINK Zero Ink Printing Technology

8. Bird Feeder

This trendy Bird Feeder will look perfect in your MIL’s yard and is the kind of thing she probably wouldn’t buy herself.

Bird Feeder

9. Tillandsia Air Plant Kit

The Tillandsia Air Plant Kit will help her keep her exotic plants alive.

Tillandsia Air Plant Kit

10. Cozy Throw Blanket

Another thing we can all agree on? A cozy Throw Blanket.

Throw Blanket

11. Tote Bag

This Tote Bag comes with lots of compartments and pockets, just the way she likes it.

Tote Bag

12. Spoon Rest

These Le Creuset Spoon Rests come in several color options so you can pick one that best suits her!

Le Creuset Spoon Rest

13. Grocery List

Now she can do all of her grocery shopping in style with this Grocery List!

Grocery List