Best Mother's Day Gifts TechnoBuffalo 2021

Mother's Day 2019 is here and it is time to find that perfect gift for mom. That is easier said than done because how do you find a gift that properly thanks her for all she's done for you. I don't think any item will do that, but there are plenty of gifts that will make her very happy. Here are some the best gifts you can give your mom.

For moms who need a phone: iPhone XR

Staff Favorite

The best gift you can give your lovely mom this Mother's Day is a new iPhone XR. It is Apple's most vibrant and colorful iPhone, wearing six unique finishes including the stunning pink-like Coral. Your mom will also love the beautiful Liquid Retina display and the class-leading 12MP camera that takes fantastic pictures with the impressive Portrait Mode.

$749 at Apple

For moms who need a tablet: iPad Air

Moms everywhere will love a brand new iPad Air. It is a jack-of-all-trades tool, delivering an expansive 10.5-inch display that is perfect for productivity and fun. The powerful A12 Bionic chip delivers a zippy experience for when mom is getting around various apps. It also supports the Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard.

$499 at Apple

For moms who need an assistant: Google Home Mini

As we know, moms are the heroes of households; they wear many hats. They could use a little help and the Google Home Mini is a perfect choice to give her an assistant. Whether it is setting timers while she's prepping dinner or letting her know her morning commute to the office, Google Assistant will lend her a helpful hand.

$29 at Google

For moms who like to read: Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

Reading is a great escape for moms after a long day, and the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite is a great gift for her keep her favorite books and ones she wants to read. It is the thinnest and lightest Kindle Paperwhite to date, yet it still features a built-in adjustable backlight that will let mom get her reading done at night whenever she can.

$90 at Amazon

For moms who don't like to read: Audible subscription (3-month)

Sometimes moms don't have time to read, which is where Audible comes in handy as she can get through books on her commute to work. There is an endless selection of books she can choose from, and this Audible membership lets her select three titles each month, one audiobook, and two Audible originals. She can also continue her listening with the Audible app that's available for iPhones and Android devices.

$45 at Amazon

For moms who like watches: Withings Steel HR Smartwatch

Moms are into smartwatches, but they don't always look stylish. You can't say that about the Withings Steel HR Smartwatch, which is a hybrid between a classic analog watch and smartwatch with activity tracking. The stunning Rose Gold finish will look great on any moms' wrist and it will keep track of her daily activity, including steps and heart rate.

$230 at Amazon

For moms who like music: AirPods

Wireless earphones are the way of the future and your mom will be thankful if you give her a little slice of this future with AirPods. The popular Apple earbuds are perfect for the mom who loves to listen to music (or podcasts), especially because they completely get out of the way. The W1 chip makes it really easy to pair them to an iPhone and they work with Android phones as well.

$159 at Apple

For moms who like coffee: Ember Ceramic Mug

The Ember Mug is one of the most popular gifts you can give your mom right now. The electric mug will keep a cup of coffee (or tea) hot for hours on end, which means lukewarm coffee is a thing of the past. It has a one hour battery by itself or all-day battery with the charging coaster that will keep your cup of coffee between 120 and 145-degrees. Thank god for technology!

$130 at Ember

For moms who like tea: Bonavita Electric Kettle

A nice segue from our previous selection is the Bonavita Electric Kettle. It is the perfect gift for the French press or tea loving mother in your life. It will quickly warm up water at 1000 watts and the Gooseneck spout will make pouring the water super easy. It is made of brushed stainless steel and features an auto shut off feature.

$41 at Amazon

For moms who like an easy dinner: Instant Pot

One of the most stressful parts of a moms' day is preparing dinner after a long day at work. The Instant Pot will make that task way easier because its pressure cooks meals, letting mom get dinner ready in under 30 minutes flat. People on Amazon absolutely love the Instant Pot, raving about easy usability and the delicious meals it cooks.

$70 at Amazon

For moms who need an extra tool: Hamilton Beach Rice Cooker

Speaking of easing moms heavy load, the Hamilton Beach Rice Cooker is another nifty tool for her kitchen. It can cook between two and eight cups of rice (white or whole grain) and includes a rice rinser and steam basket. Just drop in the rice and mom will have a much easier time prepping lunches and dinners.

$30 at Amazon

For moms who like plants: Costa Farms Snake Plant Stand

Plants are a great way to liven up a home and the Costa Farms Snake Plant Stand is a perfect gift for moms who love plants. The pot atop a wooden stand give it a very earthy look that will pair great with any plant. It can fit in a 4.25-inch plant base and will hold a plant that grows up to 14-inches tall.

$33 at Amazon

For moms who like diffusers: Serene House Aromatherapy Diffuser

A happy home leads to a happy mom, and a great way to accomplish that is by having a serene environment. That's why the Serene House Aromatheraphy Diffuser is a great gift for your mom. It disperses all kinds of natural fragrances into her home leading to a very calm environment. Plus, it looks great with its ceramic cover and LED lights that emit seven colors.

$50 at Amazon

For moms who drink water: Klean Kanteen Stainless Steel Water Bottle

If your mom is like my mom, she probably drinks water because her body needs it to survive. Jokes aside, the Klean Kanteen water bottle is a great gift for the water-drinking mother of yours. It not only looks great with its stainless steel finish, it will also help cut back on the amount of plastic water bottles that are in the world.

$20 at Amazon

For moms who like jewelry: Adornia Sterling Silver Swarovski Necklace

Take note, all moms love jewelry, and this Adornia Sterling Silver Swarovski Necklace is a great gift option. The 16-inch silver necklace leads into a Swakrovski crystal bar at the end that looks subtle, yet elegant. It'll look absolutely beautiful on your mom and she'll thank you for it.

$25 at Nordstrom Rack

Mom will be very happy

If you are not prepared with the right gift, Mother's Day can be very stressful. Selecting the right gift for your mom is quite complicated. Does she want something simple or something extravagant? It is a fine line and our selections for Mother's Day gifts toe that line perfectly. Trust us, your mom will love any of these gifts.

Our staff favorite is the iPhone XR because every mom needs a phone, might as well give her a great one. The iPhone XR looks fantastic and its assorted colors, but the thing that sets it apart is its camera. It takes fantastic pictures, which is something moms love to do, snapping pictures of her kids or grandkids, making memories. Then throw in the beautiful Liquid Retina display, powerful A12 Bionic chip, and super seamless software and you end up with a very happy mom.

If you don't go for the phone, a new iPad Air is also a terrific gift for mom. She can use it for just about everything. Work, play, and everything in between, the iPad will serve her well. It also supports the Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard, which may add more functionality for your mom.

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