35 Best Thoughtful Christmas Gifts For Mother in Law

This blog post is about Christmas gifts for mother in law!

christmas gifts for mother in law

Let’s be honest, mother-in-law’s are SO HARD to shop for! 

She’s a close family member, but obviously not your own mother, so you want to spoil her, but don’t know exactly what to get her.

Don’t worry, you are in the right place, and today I am going to help you find the perfect Christmas gifts for mother in law!

Let’s get started!

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Christmas Gifts For Mother in Law

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Lifestyle Christmas Gifts For Mother in Law

Custom 2024 Planner

I can’t imagine life without my planner. I have all of my live planned and written down there, and if your sister in law sounds like that too, she will definitely love to receive a new 2024 planner for the new year!

BUT, not just any planner – this custom 2024 planner that you can customize with her name!

Personalized Wooden Recipe Binder

If your mother in law is a great cook, and follows a lot of recipes, get her this personalized wooden recipe binder from Etsy!

You can personalize it with her name on it, and give her the perfect place to write down all of her delicious recipes.

Beautiful Apron

Speaking of cooking, another awesome Christmas gift for a cooking lover is this beautiful floral apron from Anthropologie!

Fuzzy Slippers

You can never go wrong with a soft pair of slippers!

You can either get her these personalized slippers from my Etsy shop, and personalize it with her name on it (they come in multiple colors).

OR, you can get her these high quality UGG slippers from Nordstrom!

Personalized Passport Cover

If your parents in law are planning a vacation together, you can get them this personalized Mr & Mrs passport cover set!

You can either buy the passport covers set, or you can get her the full set with matching luggage tags too.

Bath Robe

If there’s something you ACTUALLY can’t go wrong with, is a soft bath robe!

I LOVE this bath robe from Anthropologie, I have this too, and I’m OBSESSED.

It has a dry-quick feature, it is soft, and I love the feeling of it after taking a fun shower!

Also, it comes in multiple colors!

Book Light

This book light is the perfect gift for a bookworm mother in law! If she likes reading in bed, this gift can definitely be a practical one 😉

Reading Glasses Set

If she uses reading glasses, you can get her this 6 reading glasses pack that includes different colored reading glasses with matching cases.

Custom Rhinestone Wine Glasses

If she’s a wine lover, and loves beautiful wine glasses, consider getting her this beautiful custom rhinestone wine glass!

You can customize this by choosing between white rhinestones and pink rhinestones, and they are handmade!

Stanley 40oz Tumbler

The Stanley Tumblers are one of the most popular, and also high quality tumblers out there!

Spoil your mother in law with a nice Stanley 40oz tumbler that she can use everywhere she goes and stay hydrated!

She can use it while running errands, at work, at home, wherever she is!

Also, this tumbler comes in multiple colors and designs.

Heated Blanket

This heated throw blanket from Amazon is going to be your mother’s in law winter obsession!

Trust me, when using it, she will definitely not want to get out of bed 😉

Beach Towel

If she’s a beach lover, or is planning a summer/warm destination vacation, upgrade her beach experience with this beautiful floral beach towel from PBteen!

Christmas Initial Mug

The perfect gift for a coffee mug lover/collector, is this beautiful initial mug from Anthropologie!

This Christmas initial mug is a beautiful ceramic mug that will definitely upgrade your mother in law’s hot drinks this winter.

Powerful Handheld Milk Frother

Another amazing gift for a coffee lover – this handheld milk frother!

It is the perfect mini foamer for cappuccino, frappe, matcha, and even for hot chocolate!


Wine Glass Chiller

This wine glass chiller from Amazon is THE PERFECT Christmas gift for any wine lover!

It features a long-lasting temperature control feature, and can actively chill one or several glasses of wine for well over an hour indoors, or for up to 45 minutes in a shaded outdoor area!

Ember Mug Temperature Control Mug

After talking about chilling wine, we should definitely move on to the Ember Temperature Control Mug, that will keep your coffee warm!

These Ember mugs are super popular, and are perfect for anyone who’s either working from home, or working long hours at the office!

Heating Pad For Neck & Shoulders

This heating pad for neck & shoulders is the perfect solution for a sore neck or shoulder!

Granny’s Garden Birth Flower Pillowcase

If you have kids, or nephews, and your mother in law is a grandma, you can get her this personalized family birth flowers pillowcase from my Etsy shop!

You can customize the pillowcase by choosing each family member’s birth flower and write their names!

Custom Business Card Holder

Moving on to this custom business card holder from Etsy.

If your mother in law uses business cards, you can get her this cute custom business card holder and customize it with her initials/name/business name!

Hobbies Christmas Gifts For Mother in Law

Indoor Herb Garden Set

This indoor herb garden set is the perfect gift for a gardening lover!

It comes with 9 different herbs and little pots that you can display on your window, take care of, and grow!

Mother in Law Gardening Kit

One of the cutest Christmas gifts for mother in law, and especially for a one that loves gardening, is this mother in law gardening set from Amazon!

It comes with a cute sun hat, gardening tools, and matching gardening gloves and apron!

12 Days Holiday Countdown Puzzle Set

For a puzzles loving mother in law, I highly recommend getting this 12 Days Holiday Countdown puzzle set!

It comes with 12 different puzzles for the holidays season, and is a fun activity to do during cold winter days at home.

Back & Shoulders Massager

I always recommend this back & shoulders massager from Amazon. I have it at home, and I can definitely stand behind this product!

It gives amazing massages, and I LOVE chilling on my couch, watching Netflix, while getting a fun massage with this massager!

Hand Massager

We talked about neck, back, and shoulders massages, but let’s not forget about the hands!

This cordless hand massager features compression and heating features, and gives amazing hand massages wherever you are!

The Five Minute Journal

The Five Minute Journal is exactly what you think of it – a journal that requires only 5 minutes of your time in the morning and night, and helps you reflect on the good things in life, the little things to be grateful for, and even helps you to learn what you can work on.

100 Cookies Cookbook

The 100 Cookies Cookbook is definitely one of the best Christmas gifts for  mother in law, that also happens to be a cookie and baking lover!

As you can obviously understand, this cookbook includes 100 delicious cookies recipes that she can try out.

Jewelry Christmas Gifts For Mother in Law

Personalized kids Birth Stone Necklace

If you are looking for unique Christmas gifts for mother in law, I highly recommend checking out this beautiful kids birth stone necklace from Etsy!

You can customize this by choosing the kids figure (boy/girl), the quantity of kids, and their birth stones according to their birth month.

Personalized Kids Initials Necklace

Another beautiful kids necklace is this personalized kids initials necklace from Etsy as well!

You can completely customize this necklace as well. You can choose the necklace material (gold/silver/both), choose the number of tags (according to the number of kids), choose the font style, and write their initials.

Initial Necklace

Last but not least for this section, is this beautiful initial necklace from Nordstrom. This has nothing to do with her kids haha just her initial!

It isn’t a personalized necklace, but you can choose her initial obviously 🙂

Beauty Christmas Gifts For Mother in Law

Bath Salt

If your mother in law loves relaxing in a calming bath, you should definitely consider getting her this soothing bath salt!

This bath salt includes Himalayan pink salt crystals, floral ylang-ylang and natural vanilla – the perfect combination to relax your mind and body in an amazing bath.

YSL Makeup Set

This YSL makeup set is valued at $50, but you can get it for less on Nordstrom!

The makeup gift set includes a mini Lash Clash mascara, two mini lipsticks in nude and red, and the YSL makeup bag.

Morrocanoil Gift Set

Moving on to this Moroccanoil gift set from Sephora.

It includes the head to toe hair oil, their famous body butter, and a shower gel.

Healthy Hair Brush

The Healthy Hair Brush is an award-winning hair brush that offers an amazing hair and scalp therapy at home, while featuring minimum hair breakage, and maximum hair shine!

Sephora Holiday Favorites Hair Kit

This Sephora holiday favorites hair kit is the perfect hair care set to buy your mother in law!

It comes with 10 travel-sized hair care products, and includes everything from shampoos, conditioners, hair masks, serums, and more!

Foot Peel Mask

If they say that it’s the little things in life that matters, I can totally throw in the fact that having smooth feet is definitely one of the little things in life that makes a change 😉

This foot peel off mask peels all the dead skin off your feet, and leaves them incredibly smooth!

Brazilian Bum Bum Jet Set

This Brazilian Bum Bum Jet Set includes their famous Brazilian Bum Bum cream, the Brazilian 4 Play Shower Cream-Gel, and the Brazilian Crush Body Fragrance Mist.

And that’s it for today! I hope you found the perfect Christmas gift 🙂

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