The Best Mother’s Day Gifts for Less Than $50

Don’t worry, these presents only *look* expensive.

Give thanks to mom on Sunday, May 8 with these showstopping gifts that all ring up at less than $50. Whether you’re near or far this year, you can be confident that these floral teas, bath soaks, colorful puzzles, and more will please moms, nanas, and mother figures alike.

The Qi Floral Tasting Collection

Experience all three varieties of flower tea in this Floral Tasting Collection for a magical flower garden to cup ritual. Set your intentions, watch the flower bloom back to life, and feel its beauty and Qi.

Bialetti Moka Express Espresso Maker

Simply ingenious, this time-honored Italian stovetop coffee maker is an espresso-lovers essential. Just fill the base with water and the filter with ground coffee or espresso, and place on any heating surface. Water is forced upward through the coffee, brewing a fresh pot in minutes.

Crumble Handmade Strawberry Almond Hand Tarts

Tarts of gold. There’s nothing quite like hand tarts that are baked from scratch—especially when they show up right at your door. These are handmade by food writer Leah Eskin and shipped to you lickety-split. As for what’s inside? Expect flaky pie pastry with a strawberry-almond filling, made with top-notch ingredients like heritage stone-milled flour. They’ll arrive in the prettiest of boxes, designed by museum curator Ellen Lupton. Sounds pretty sweet to us.

Parks Board Game

Encounter the US National Parks in the award-winning, immersive board game, Parks. Hike along a different trail every season, take in the sights, and experience the beauty of our parks in a new way. Get game night on the calendar, hit the trails, and make lasting memories... Happy hiking!

Raaka Chocolate Daily Dose Chocolate Pack (30 Pieces)

Bean to bite. A month’s worth of chocolatey pick-me-ups? Count us in. This box is filled to the brim with 30 bite-sized bars, each one individually wrapped and ready for snacking (or stashing in the pantry for later). The sweetest bit: It all comes from a Brooklyn-based chocolatier who works with sustainably sourced, unroasted beans—so you’ll taste the lively character of natural cacao in each bite. Take your pick from four flavors: Pink Sea Salt, 100% Cocoa, Oat Milk, or Coconut Milk. Or, try the lot with the mixed set (which comes with eight Sea Salt, eight Oat Milk, seven 100% Cocoa, and seven Coconut Milk).

Ilex Studio Avocado Vase

Weird to think we usually only see about half of an entire plant above the ground, while the interweaving, ever changing system of roots grows in every direction beneath the surface. Ilex Studio sheds a bit of light on the unsung hero of the plant world, giving you an in-depth look at the equally beautiful roots system thanks to their Avocado Vase. Built from premium glass and remarkably easy to use, this vase looks right at home on any desk or table. You’ll quickly appreciate the detailed intricacies that make plants so unique, all while helping the planet by growing another tree.

Marimekko Unikko Mug

Start the day fresh with this stoneware mug featuring the Finnish brand's iconic poppy pattern, which debuted in the '60s and has come to represent creativity.

Courant Catch 1 Essentials Wireless Smartphone Charger

This low-profile wireless charger compatible with iPhone's and Androids is a space-saver, making it the perfect gift for dorm-bound grads.

Ilia Balmy Tint Hydrating Tinted Lip Balm

A clean, tinted lip balm with active levels of moisture-boosting ingredients along with sheer color that builds with each swipe.

Youth to the People Superberry Hydrate and Glow Dream Overnight Face Mask

This mask is made with powerful, antioxidant-rich super berries and vitamin C. Four vital hydrators—squalane, hyaluronic acid, glycerin, and betaine—plump and seal in moisture to repair dehydrated skin. Antioxidant-dense super berries and THD ascorbate, the latest clinically proven form of stable vitamin C, target dullness and uneven skin tone for brighter, more radiant skin.

Modern Sprout Take Care Gift Sets

R&R in a box. We didn’t realize you could send someone rest and relaxation...until we met these gift sets, that is. Each one comes with its very own plant-growing kit, along with some very-fitting extras for a lucky friend. (Think: a grounding aroma diffuser, a brightening sugar scrub and face mist, or a peace-promoting hourglass timer and essential-oil roller.) Pick the theme your loved one will appreciate most, then prepare for calm vibes.

Terrain Canvas Carry-All Garden Stool

This foldable chair and tool bag can be carried with ease and provided an ideal place to sit while gardening. The removable bag with spacious side compartments provides plenty of space for gardening tools and accessories ensuring they are always at hand when needed. 2-in-1 function. Removable bag by means of press studs.

L'or de Seraphine Whitby Diffuser

Housed in our signature printed ceramic vessels, our rattan reed diffusers are our newest home fragrance gesture. The Whitby wafts waves of Sea Salt, Violet, Vetiver. No. 07 is soothing, uplifting and full of joy.

Staff The Oven Mitts

These Staff are a happy pair of different colored oven mitts that want to hold your hand. BPA free. Food grade silicone. Dishwasher safe. Temperature resistant up to 446°F and -40°F.

Elana Gabrielle Nasturtium Tea Towel

The Nasturtium Tea Towel is screen printed with water-based inks on highly absorbent 100% cotton fabric, and dyed by hand. Perfect for use in the kitchen or as a wall tapestry!

Wooj Duna Vessel 1

The Duna family of vases is characterized by its undulating ripples, inspired by the great sand dunes of the world. The "Bottle" variant is the first in the series; its form derived from ceramic wine vessels. The vase comes in 3 sizes, each with a removable borosilicate glass tube to ensure a watertight seal. The tube can be removed and the vase used for dried flowers if desired.

Aesop The Forager Gift Kit

A vivifying, low-foaming body cleanser and a swiftly absorbed, lightly hydrating body balm, housed in a recycled paper pulp case. Contents: Citrus Melange Body Cleanser and Rind Concentrate Body Balm.

Boy Smells Petal Candle

Poured in a glossy black glass tumbler and fitted with a braided cotton wick, this intoxicating floral-scented candle is made from a rich blend of coconut wax and beeswax. Magnolia, night-blooming tuberose and purple geranium add the ethereal fragrance of tree blossoms, while notes of golden amber and exotic musk keep the scent grounded.

Silvon Pillowcase

An essential to any skincare routine. Our pillowcase is woven with silver to naturally eliminate acne-causing bacteria so you always have a clean surface to rest on.

Maman: The Cookbook

Experience the award-winning recipes for cookies, cakes, quiches, and croissants from Maman, the beloved rustic-chic café. Elisa Marshall and Benjamin Sormonte opened Maman to fill a void in their hearts. They wanted to create a warm, cozy place for people to come together and savor a freshly baked madeleine or slice of savory quiche with the comfort and familiarity of being in their own living room. This collection of 100 recipes spans bestselling dishes from their locations in New York City, Montreal, and Toronto—like Banana-Lavender Cornmeal Waffles with Vanilla Mascarpone, Cumin Chickpea Salad, and the Nutty Chocolate Chip Cookies made famous by none other than Oprah.French café culture and urban-rustic design come together to create a cookbook as delicious as it is visually inspiring. Whether you’d like to make one of Elisa’s naked cakes for a special occasion or a roasted chicken sandwich with basil aïoli for lunch, Maman welcomes you with open arms.

Baggu Visor

An oversize visor to shade you from oversize sun rays. Perfect for the park, the garden, the beach, and anywhere else the sun happens to shine.

Kinto OCT Brewer - 4 Cups

Porcelain. Dishwasher safe. Made in Japan. Wash with care. Do not use abrasive cleansers or steel wool. Product size and shape varies in each item due to manufacturing process.

Everything She Touched: The Life of Ruth Asawa

Everything She Touched recounts the incredible life of the American sculptor Ruth Asawa. This is the story of a woman who wielded imagination and hope in the face of intolerance and who transformed everything she touched into art. In this compelling biography, author Marilyn Chase brings Asawa's story to vivid life. She draws on Asawa's extensive archives and weaves together many voices—family, friends, teachers, and critics—to offer a complex and fascinating portrait of the artist. Born in California in 1926, Ruth Asawa grew from a farmer's daughter to a celebrated sculptor. She survived adolescence in the World War II Japanese-American internment camps and attended the groundbreaking art school at Black Mountain College. Asawa then went on to develop her signature hanging-wire sculptures, create iconic urban installations, revolutionize arts education in her adopted hometown of San Francisco, fight through lupus, and defy convention to nurture a multiracial family.

Gefu Hot & Cold Milk Frother

Foam sweet foam. Coffee lovers and self-proclaimed baristas, rejoice—this handy tool lets you create creamy froth for your favorite pick-me-up at the touch of a button. Just add hot or cold milk to the (microwave-safe!) glass container up to the fill line, set the lid on top, and use the pump to let the innovative spinning mechanism do all the work for you. The end result: 9.5 fluid ounces of fluffy goodness. There’s even an anti-slip silicone base, plus a sieve at the pour spout to separate the bubbly foam from the liquid milk. Oh—and it’s all dishwasher friendly. Now, who’s ready for some latte art?

Palais des Thés Parisian Tea Gift Box

Pinkies up. The tea cabinet is about to become the kitchen’s most popular destination. It’s all thanks to these gift boxes from French purveyor Palais des Thés, who travels the world and builds partnerships with talented growers to bring us next-level infusions. Each tea inside is designed to awaken the senses to a whole medley of flavors. (More on those over in Details.) Pick the set that speaks to you or the tea lover in your life most—we’re partial to those blends for the office.

Oui the People Cheat Sheet Resurfacing Body Serum

Asking for a friend, where can one find a shortcut to smooth skin? Right here, friend, wink wink. Cheat Sheet delivers on your most delicious skin while you sleep, with pore unclogging glycolic acid, texture smoothing lactic acid, and hydrating Atlantic sea kelp. Cheers to radiant skin, delivered the easy way.

Birkenstock Arizona Essentials EVA

An iconic cushioned sandal is revised in a rubber-like texture with sleek adjustable straps designed to exercise foot and leg muscles while providing comfort.

Indian-ish: Recipes and Antics From a Modern American Family

Indian food is everyday food! This colorful, lively book is food writer Priya Krishna’s loving tribute to her mom’s "Indian-ish" cooking—a trove of one-of-a-kind Indian-American hybrids that are easy to make, clever, practical, and packed with flavor. Think Roti Pizza, Tomato Rice with Crispy Cheddar, Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Green Pea Chutney, and Malaysian Ramen. Priya’s mom, Ritu, taught herself to cook after moving to the U.S. while also working as a software programmer—her unique creations merging the Indian flavors of her childhood with her global travels and inspiration from cooking shows as well as her kids’ requests for American favorites like spaghetti and PB&Js. The results are approachable and unfailingly delightful, like spiced, yogurt-filled sandwiches crusted with curry leaves, or "Indian Gatorade" (a thirst-quenching salty-sweet limeade)—including plenty of simple dinners you can whip up in minutes at the end of a long work day. Throughout, Priya’s funny and relatable stories—punctuated with candid portraits and original illustrations by acclaimed Desi pop artist Maria Qamar (also known as Hatecopy)—will bring you up close and personal with the Krishna family and its many quirks.

Ghia Non-Alcoholic Apéritif

Ghia is a non-alcoholic apéritif packed with only pure, natural extracts. Potent plants. Heady herbals. Blithe botanicals. Everything inside our bottle was picked because of its completely natural ability to soothe and to stimulate. Each glass promises to kick up the energy and calm down the mind.

Emile Henry Ceramic Ruffled Pie Dish

Get your pie-orities straight. When it comes to bakeware, Emile Henry has it down: They use French Burgundy clay that diffuses heat for picture-perfect pie crusts. Add an extra touch of countryside charm with their ruffled edge pie dish, a deep, scratch-resistant number that you can load up with fillings, cut into and scoop out without leaving a mark. It’s good up to 520°F and can go from freezer to oven if you want to get your bakes ready ahead of time. And, as it turns out, that ruffled edge isn’t just pretty, it helps keep single crust pies from sliding down while baking, while also simplifying cutting and serving. Go on and give it a whirl with a classic pumpkin pie. (Oh, and it's now available in an exclusive sage hue that'll be the color of the season.)

Brooklinen Indoor Party Puzzle

The perfect lazy day activity, featuring original artwork by London-based artist Tess Smith-Roberts. However you put it together, we hope this puzzle brings a little peace, a little joy, and a little comfort. Also doesn't that party look fun? As soon as this puzzle's done, let's go.

Rifle Paper Co. Hydrangea Blue Tumbler

Our collection with Corkcicle pairs our signature prints with their innovative, triple-insulated drinkware—so you can enjoy your favorite hot or cold beverage at home or on the go. This 16-ounce tumbler keeps drinks chilled for 9 hours or warm for 3 hours.

Olio E Osso Tinted Balm

This essential, versatile product is nourishing on lips and cheeks, soothing on skin and hair, and adored by all who discover them. Swipe across lips or slide over cheekbones for a subtle glow.

Tartine: A Classic Revised

This brilliantly revisited and beautifully rephotographed book is a totally updated edition of a go-to classic for home and professional bakers—from one of the most acclaimed and inspiring bakeries in the world. Tartine offers more than 50 new recipes that capture the invention and, above all, deliciousness that Tartine is known for—including their most requested recipe, the Morning Bun. Favorites from the original book are here, too, revamped to speak to our tastes today and to include whole-grain and/or gluten-free variations, as well as intriguing new ingredients and global techniques. More than 150 drop-dead gorgeous photographs from acclaimed team Gentl + Hyers make this compendium a true collectible and must-have for bakers of all skill levels.

Act + Acre Cold Processed Scalp Detox

This vitami- rich oil-based treatment from Act+Acre is packed full of nourishing nutrients to cleanse and moisturize your scalp. It’s infused with ingredients such as Basil and Baobab oil to nourish the scalp and promote healthy hair growth.

Golde Matcha Turmeric Latte Blend

Make the switch to jitter-free energy with the Matcha Turmeric Superfood Latte, a powder blend of 7 essential superfoods to support skin glow, debloating, and serene focus.

Hydro Flask 40 oz Wide Mouth Bottle

From road trips to endless hours at the beach, our 40 oz Wide Mouth bottle keeps you well-hydrated from sun up to sun down. We couldn’t think of a bottle more deserving of a refresh, so we’ve elevated the silhouette and simplified design without compromising one degree of performance. And our Color Last™ powder coat is dishwasher safe for even more convenience. Cold stays ice cold for 24 hours, and hot stays wickedly hot for 12 — just like always.

Le Labo Basil Shower Gel

A rich, thick-lathering shower gel that offers you a few moments of serenity while cleansing your body. This plant-based formula is made with sesame oil to nourish, rosemary leaf to tone and sunflower oil, which acts as an antioxidant. Its scent pairs basil with verbena, a citrusy and vegetal alternative to most aromatic notes, which increases each facet of basil. It comes in an easy-to-squeeze bottle.

Otherland Daybed Candle

Rosebud / Peony Blossom / Pear Water Signature Wax Blend Hand-poured, soy/coconut wax blend Made in the USA Premium glassware, wick, and waxsourced from leading American factories Developed with Master Perfumers Each scent is crafted to bring its own transformative energy

Hay Watering Can

After living and working in Milan for Lissoni Associati, American designer Shane Schneck founded his own Stockholm-based studio in 2010. Since that time, his work has received international acclaim in the form of iF, Red Dot and Wallpaper awards. This watering can features a clean yet functional design, with a quick-fill intake that doubles as a handle and an elongated spout for easy watering. Wash by hand only. Made in China.

Blomus Nona Mini Porcelain Vase Trio

An eye-catching ensemble. Any one of these three vases is a dazzler, to be sure. But put them together? Now, that’s a wow-worthy trio. They’re all built from matte, unglazed porcelain, in modern shapes and shades that were tailor-made to mingle with one another. Drop in a few fresh springs for an instant centerpiece at the table, or set ‘em out on their own (they look like they just hopped out of an art museum, after all).

Pineapple Collaborative The Olive Oil

Our one true olive. Crafted in collaboration with Kathryn Tomajan using a blend of organic Koroneiki and Picual olives grown by the Ricchiuti family at ENZO Olive Oil Company and Rio Bravo Farm.

Nécessaire The Body Exfoliator

The Body Exfoliator is a weekly multi-exfoliation treatment for the skin. Use 1-2 times a week or as desired. Apply all over body. Massage for foam. Rinse well.

Kinto Double-Walled To-Go Tumbler (17oz.)

Sip and take. These bright buddies remind us of a day at the beach, and, hey, maybe that’s exactly where we’ll take ‘em. Each vacuum-insulated tumbler keeps your favorite drink cold or hot for six hours and is made from powder-coated stainless steel for an extra kick of durability. And that lid? It’s actually two parts—one on the bottom to keep ice and hot drinks from coming out too quickly, and one to top it all off with a leak-proof seal. (Now, that’s clever!) And how ‘bout that easy-carry handle?

Herbivore Jade Facial Roller

An incredible tool for both inner and outer beauty. Facial rolling is relaxing and de-stressing and has been a beauty ritual since ancient times in China. Physically, it helps to firm the look of skin through gentle massage. It also aids in supporting the lymphatic system, the body's main major detoxification system. Metaphysically, jade brings peace and harmony and is known to help reduce stress.

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