Getting the right gift for your wife for Mother’s Day can be anxiety-producing no matter how long you’ve been together. After 18 years of Mother’s Days, you might be all out of ideas, or maybe you’re stumped about what to buy a new mom after she got everything she wanted on her registry. If you’re unsure of what to get your best gal, don’t panic — below, we’ve put together a list of 59 gifts for practically every type of wife, which includes items recommended by cool people like actress Julia Fox and chef Angela Dimayuga as well as stuff we love ourselves. While all of the things on this list are available on Amazon, we’ve found many of them elsewhere, too, for those who like to shop around.
For the wife who is getting into gardening
If she’s started to tend her own victory garden, this is perhaps the only time worms will make an acceptable gift. These red wrigglers will make a nutrient-rich compost she can use to feed her developing veggies, herbs, and other green things.
For the wife who needs new arm candy
This sculptural bangle from Strategist-favorite (and Instagram-favorite) maker Lizzie Fortunato should do the trick.
For the wife who needs new ear candy
For the wife who calls her sourdough starter her ‘baby’
For the wife who has given up on her sourdough starter
A cute croissant light that will never disappoint her or have her worrying about carb intake.
For the wife who has run out of Alison Roman recipes
Some new culinary challenges for her to tackle, courtesy of the duo behind Dimes.
For the wife who had to give up her monthly facial
This gadget uses a microcurrent to tone, contour, and lift.
For the wife who wants loungewear but won’t wear a sweatsuit
For the wife who is a cowgirl at heart
For the wife who is a derby girl at heart
For the wife who’d prefer to blade
For the wife who is a board-game enthusiast
For the wife who is a crossword enthusiast
For the wife who is working from home
For the wife who strictly observes cocktail hour
This set of bitters is nice enough to leave out on display, so she can easily reach for them to have her favorite cocktail ready at 5:00 on the dot.
For the wife who is an SLT devotee
For the wife whose hands are always dry
A palo santo–scented oil that can be rubbed on her cuticles, hair, and body.
For the wife who stans Carole Baskin
For the wife who keeps an eye on everything
A smart doorbell that can help her monitor her packages and stop home intruders.
For the wife whose favorite station plays oldies
An old-school radio without Bluetooth capabilities.
For the outdoorsy wife
A backpack cooler she can take on a hike.
For the indoors-y wife
To hold her tea, book, and remote.