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This post is all about the best and sweetest Christmas gifts for mother in law. No matter if you're super close with your mother in law or not close at all, you are sure to find something in this gift guide that she will absolutely love!

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Something I always need help with every holiday season is Christmas gifts for mother in law ideas. I have known my mother in law for many, many years and I still find it pretty tricky to find the perfect gift for her year after year.

I have gotten ahead of the game this year, however, and have searched for hours and hours to help you and me out with finding the best gifts for our mother in laws this year. I am determined to find the very best gifts!

If you're like me and you've known your mother in law for many years and you're super close with her, I found some more expensive gifts that you will definitely love for her. But if you don't know your mother in law well or if she's your future mother in law, I have found even more simple but genius Christmas gifts for mother in law that will make her love you even more!

This post is all about Christmas gifts for Mother In Law.


1. Book Light for Bed

The perfect gift for the book lover mother-in-laws out there! If your MIL loves to read in bed but can never read the pages, this would be great for her.

2. Garden Hat & Gloves

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If your mother-in-law loves to garden then some cute gardening hat and gloves is the perfect gift. This is a great set and I am sure your MIL would love it.

3. Weighted Heating Pad

This is my FAVORITE thing in the entire world! It is perfect for anyone, but would work super well as luxury gifts for mother-in-law.

4. UGG Slippers

If you love your MIL and want to spend a little extra money on her, she will love these super comfy UGG slippers.

5. Plush Robe

Robes are perfect for any woman, but especially a mother who needs to have a spa day every once in a while.

6. Versatile Tote Bag

Moms are always carrying so much with them everywhere they go, so your mother-in-law could probably use an adorable large tote bag for all her things.

7. Free People Crossbody Bag

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Such a trendy but spacious crossbody bag for any mother!

8. Kindle Paperwhite

I have learned that Kindles are a mother's best friend. Another great gift for the book lover MIL!

9. Passport Holder

If your mother-in-law loves to travel, she needs a cute passport holder for her flights!

10. Daily Gratitude Journal

A gratitude journal is the perfect way to start any day, and the perfect gift for anyone!

11. Stanley

My mom got a Stanley recently and absolutely lovesss it. If you need a nice gift that's not too expensive for your MIL, this is one of the best Christmas gifts for mother in law!

12. Packing Cubes

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Another genius gift for any mother-in-law who loves to travel. These make packing so much easier, and is definitely something that your mother-in-law probably wouldn't get herself.

13. Reading Glasses

Reading glasses or blue light glasses are perfect for moms!

14. Lululemon Belt Bag

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The perfect gift to make your MIL feel super trendy! I am pretty sure anyone I have ever met with a belt bag loves it, so you definitely can not go wrong with one of these.

15. Oil Diffuser

An essential oil diffuser is a great gift, and buying some essential oils to add to the gift would make it even better.

16. Eye Massager

This eye massager is one of the best gifts for mother-in-law who has everything. It helps with relaxation, tiredness, eye bags, and so many other things. Perfect for the busy mother-in-law!

17. Nespresso

This is a little bit more of an expensive gift idea, but absolutely genius if you love your MIL and she loves coffee!

18. Nespresso Pods

And if you buy a Nespresso machine for your mother-in-law, she's going to need some Nespresso pods!!

19. Personalized Tote Bag

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This tote bag is adorable and such a simple gift idea.

20. UGG Fuzzy Socks

These socks are even going on my own Christmas list this year because of how amazing they look. Such a cozy and cheap gift idea.

21. Stitch Fix Subscription

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A Stitch Fix subscription is such a perfect idea for any mom!! It is a super unique mother in law Christmas gifts option.

22. Candle Warmer

If your MIL loves candles, she needs a candle warmer! She can make sure her candle stays lit for as long as she wants.


23. Face Mask Set

Face masks are a great gift idea for any woman, and a perfect idea for a mother-in-law who loves spas and skin care.

24. Foot Massager

Definitely not something that your mother-in-law would get for herself, but a big "need" if they are running around and on their feet all the time!

25. Hand Lotion Trio

Amazing smelling hand lotion is a great gift for a mom or MIL.

26. Bath Pillow

This is also a very unique idea but if your mother in law loves to take baths, she absolutely needs a pillow for her baths.

27. Foot Peel Mask

I have done these before and they literally peel all the dead skin off your feet and leave them so incredibly smooth.

28. Sephora Makeup Brush Set

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A makeup brush set is such a good Christmas gift ideas for mother in law! Elevate her makeup routine with brand new, high quality brushes.

29. Hand Massager

Another luxury gift that is so extra but would be such a fun gift idea for a future mother in law.

30. Shower Steamers

These shower steamers can totally elevate your shower experience and any busy mom will absolutely love using these.


31. Puzzle for Adults

My mom and MIL love puzzles and I always think of them when I see a cute puzzle. This is such a fun gift idea and something you can do together!

32. Candle Making Kit

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What a creative Christmas gift ideas for mother in law DIY! This is another activity you guys can do together and she can keep for so long.

33. Hues and Cues Board Game

A fun board game is such a great gift idea, especially for a future mother in law who you may not know super well.

34. Adult Paint-By-Number

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I got one of these for my friend a few years ago and she had so much fun painting it. I think it would be even better as a gift for a creative mother in law!

35. DIY Chocolate Truffle Kit

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If your mother-in-law has a sweet tooth, this is such a fun and unique gift idea for her!

36. DIY Macrame Kit

Another fun DIY gift idea for Christmas!


37. Bookends

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If your mother-in-law has a beautiful bookstand or book shelf, she needs a beautiful pair of bookends to go with it!

38. Charcuterie Board

A charcuterie board is something every mom needs for hosting, and it makes a perfect gift.

39. Tea Kettle

If your MIL loves tea, then she would probably love a cute little tea kettle to make it in.

40. Cookbook

A cookbook is the perfect gift for a mother-in-law who loves to cook, and it doubles as super pretty kitchen decor.

41. Dutch Oven

A dutch oven is the perfect Christmas gift ideas for mother in law holidays edition if she loves to bake and cook for family around this time of year.

42. Capri Blue Candle

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The best. smelling. candle. ever!!

43. Hand Soap Trio

This hand soap has amazing ratings and can double as decor as well as good-smelling soap!

44. Milk Frother

Another perfect accessory for the coffee-loving mother in law!

45. Hatch Restore 2

Everybody is ravinggg about the Hatch right now, and I am sure your mother-in-law would love it. I just got it and want to buy it for everyone I know now!

46. Colorful Wine Glasses

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Trendy glass ware is such a perfect gift idea for anyone this holiday season.

47. Hand Towels

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Hand towels are a very smart Christmas gift ideas for future mother in law, if you do not know her very well or want to impress her with cute home decor.

48. Mini Candle Set

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You can never go wrong with candles, especially these super high quality ones.


49. Pasta Making Kit

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Making pasta is so fun and this idea is a perfect Christmas gifts for mother AND father in law. They can make it into a date night!

50. Pajama Set

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I am convinced you can never have enough pajamas, and a high quality set of pj's is the most perfect gift idea.

51. Wine Cooler Bucket

Great gift idea for the mother and father-in-laws who love to host and love to drink wine.

52. Pickleball Paddles

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Pickleball is taking over the world right now it seems, so impress your future mother in law this year with some unique paddles to play with.

53. Yeti Rambler Coffee Mug

Perfect for the busy mom who is constantly running around but needs her coffee or tea with her at all times.

54. Gift Card to Her Favorite Store

You can never go wrong with a gift card!! If you are really stuck on what to get, play it safe and get her a gift card to her favorite store or coffee shop.

55. Gold Apple Watch Band

I love this look for an Apple watch! It makes them look so much classier and makes it easier to wear them with nicer outfits.

56. Bucket List Water Bottle

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Anddd another super creative and fun gift idea for the MIL who loves to travel the world!

57. Initial Necklace

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Trendy jewelry is always such a smart and beloved gift idea for any girl or woman ever.

58. Family Birthstone Necklace

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If your mother-in-law loves her children, she is sure to love a necklace or bracelet like this one.

59. Popular Books

Books are the perfect gift that can add up to a good gift price if you buy several of them as a gift.

This post was all about Christmas gifts for Mother In Law.

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