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51 Best Gifts for Stepmoms When You Have No Idea What to Buy Her

Stepmoms can get a bad rap thanks to movies, but if you have one you think the world of, give her a gift that shows her how much she means to you. This collection of stepmom gifts will give you some awesome options for when you really have no idea what to buy for her; silly, sentimental, or touchingly significant, this list has all the best ideas to let her know you care.

51 Best Gifts for Stepmoms When You Have No Idea What to Buy Her

Folklore Camping Coffee Mug

Folklore Camping Coffee Mug

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Whether she likes camping or just like the gear, this Folklore Day mug will make her morning coffee taste even better. Made from enamel and decorated in beautiful shades of blue, yellow, and orange, this woodland-themed mug would make a thoughtful gift for mom.


Stepmother Bangle

Stepmother Bangle

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Sometimes, being a stepmom can feel like a thankless task – after all, it takes a special kind of person to be one. Let her know you appreciate the love she’s always shown you with this beautiful personalized stainless steel bangle, which comes engraved with a sweet message inside.


Victrola Vintage Vinyl Record Storage Carrying Case

Victrola Vintage Vinyl Record Storage Carrying Case

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If Dad’s wife is into her music and has a collection of vinyl records, treat her to one of these stunning retro storage cases. Available in a choice of aqua turquoise or vintage black, this case can hold 33s, 45s, and 78s, and has enough room for 30+ discs.


Essential Oil Hand Soap

Essential Oil Hand Soap

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Treat her skin and her senses to one of these all-natural essential oil soaps, which are designed to soothe as she washes her hands. With calming, invigorating, and balancing varieties available, why not buy all three so she can match her soap to her changing aromatherapy needs.


It Takes a Loving Heart to Be a Bonus Mom Mug

It Takes a Loving Heart to Be a Bonus Mom Mug

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If you’re lucky enough to have a ‘Bonus Mom’ let her know how you feel with a mug that says it all. Made from ceramic and holding a generous 11 ounces, this mug comes with a large C-handle and is printed on both sides with a microwave and dishwasher-safe design.


Handmade Noodle Bowl with Chopsticks

Handmade Noodle Bowl with Chopsticks

uncommongoods.com $25.00 SHOP NOW

She’ll be able to eat her noodles in style when she has her own dedicated noodle bowl. Handmade using hybrid porcelain clay, this unusual bowl is supplied with its own pair of chopsticks which rest conveniently in the two integrated holes on the side.


Wi-Fi Clock for Smart Home

Wi-Fi Clock for Smart Home

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Make sure she never misses another text or call by giving her this super smart Wi-Fi clock. Displaying smartphone notifications as well as the time, this modern clock also tracks weather, emails, news, tweets, and more, and comes pre-loaded with thousands of pictograms for customized messages.


Terrarium Candle

Terrarium Candle

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Candles make such beautiful gifts, but they can be a little generic. Not so with these stunning terrarium candles, which come in two different varieties. With a pine and vanilla cactus version, or a white tea and jasmine poppy, these hand-poured candles are almost too pretty to light.


Bose QuietComfort Noise-Cancelling Headphones

Bose QuietComfort Noise-Cancelling Headphones

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Even moms need some time out from the hustle and bustle of family life, so make sure she can escape the cacophony with a pair of Bose noise-cancelling headphones. Alexis-enabled and Bluetooth compatible, they make a thoughtful stepmom gift for when she needs a little peace.


The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs

The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs

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Treat her to some useful knowledge of the great outdoors with ‘The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs’. Packed with information on how to decipher the clues the natural world provides, she’ll learn how to predict weather, read the stars, and navigate using only the tools that nature supplies.


Moving Fish Tail Clocks

Moving Fish Tail Clocks

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How much fun are these clocks? Designed for someone with a keen sense of fun, these fishy clocks have moving tails instead of pendulums, and are available in three different varieties – Clown, Koi, or Trout. Handmade from aluminum, each one shimmers and shines like a beautiful fish in motion.


MANATEA Silicone Tea Infuser

MANATEA Silicone Tea Infuser

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If she loves her tea and loves the sea, she’ll adore this ‘manatea’ silicone tea infuser. Crafted from food-safe, BPA-free silicone, this cute infuser can be filled with loose leaf tea and will cling to the rim of the cup while imparting the flavor into the hot water.


Just Ripe Fruit Bowl

Just Ripe Fruit Bowl

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Anyone who’s a stickler for fresh fruit will know the struggle of having fruits that ripen at different times. Help her keep them all separate and easily accessible with this innovative fruit bowl, which comes with two storage spaces for fruits at different stages of readiness, plus a banana hook.


Women Who Hike Book

Women Who Hike Book

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If your stepmom dreams of setting off on a trekking adventure, encourage her in her endeavors with this beautiful book. Packed with essential information, it also includes the stories of some of America’s most inspiring female adventurers, including their accomplishments, challenges, and favorite hikes, along with maps and specs of each route.


California Classic Wine Basket

California Classic Wine Basket

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Your stepmom has a lot to celebrate, like being able to parent you! Help her do it in style with the California Classic Wine Basket. With a bottle of red or white wine (or both) as the centerpiece, this hamper also contains decadent snacks like nuts, candies, and juicy dried fruits.


Badass Bonus Mom Tee

Badass Bonus Mom Tee

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If the term ‘stepmother’ has scary Disney connotations for you, why not call her your Bonus Mom, instead? This tee will let everyone (including her) know just how much you love her, and will show everyone that she’s not to be messed with because she’s such a badass.


Family Tree Wood Slice Art

Family Tree Wood Slice Art

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If you’re lucky enough to have a stepmother who loves you, show her that she’s definitely part of the family with this unusual family tree. Made from a natural wood slice cut from a sustainable forest, this 10” genealogy chart is burned with the details of up to six generations.


Custom Map Coaster Set

Custom Map Coaster Set

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Keep her furniture clean and her memories vivid with a set of four tumbled marble coasters. Encompassing 9 square miles surrounding a location that is special to her, these coasters make the perfect nostalgic gift for anyone who’s missing their hometown, or maybe the place where they spent their honeymoon.


Wine Cork States

Wine Cork States

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If wine is a part of every celebration, give her somewhere to keep all those corks with a Baltic birch wood holder that’s shaped like her favorite state. Made to hang on the wall, this clever holder comes with multiple cork-shaped spaces in which those nostalgic stoppers can fit.


Bean Box World Coffee Gift Set

Bean Box World Coffee Gift Set

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If she enjoys fresh coffee, take her tastebuds on a world trip with Bean Box. Choose from ground or whole bean, and she will receive 16 gourmet coffees that have been hand-selected from some of the top coffee-growing regions from around the world, and roasted right there in Seattle.


Stepmom Succulent Gift Box

Stepmom Succulent Gift Box

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A home can never have too many succulents, and this one will be particularly well received. Nestled in a gift box alongside a raw Joshua Tree necklace and a scented candle, the hardy plants also comes with a stepmom greetings card that can be personalized with your details.


Premium Grade Fruit and Cookies Basket

Premium Grade Fruit and Cookies Basket

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There are four different varieties of delicious cookies hidden inside this pretty gift basket including chocolate chip and French Butter Madeleine. But don’t worry, because the sheer decadence of the delightful baked goods will be offset by the fresh-from-the-orchard juicy pears and beautiful crisp apples included.


Homemade Limoncello Kit

Homemade Limoncello Kit

uncommongoods.com $50.00 SHOP NOW

If a slap-up Italian dinner is on the cards for your stepmom’s birthday or anniversary, help her finish the meal in style with some homemade limoncello. Containing all the tools and flavorings she’ll need to whip up this delicious drink, all she’ll need to add is vodka, lemon, and sugar.


Mediterranean Glass Bird Desktop Sculpture

Mediterranean Glass Bird Desktop Sculpture

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With this cute little sculpture sitting on her desk, she won’t be able to forget you for even a moment! Available in green and black, orange and pink, and yellow and blue, this sweet glass bird measures just 3.4” high and is hand-blown in Spain so each one is unique.


Bonus Mom Silver Infinity Circle Necklace

Bonus Mom Silver Infinity Circle Necklace

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You can choose from the four quotes listed or even pen your own for the sweet card that accompanies this infinity necklace. Made from rose gold or silver, this infinity circle – which symbolizes love – is set with sparkling cubic zirconia and is suspended on a 16” cable style chain.


Personalized Family Member Signpost

Personalized Family Member Signpost

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No matter how close a family is, sooner or later at least some of them will spread their wings and fly the nest. This weathered-look signpost will keep everyone close with an arrow pointing in the direction of each member’s home along with their names and distance in miles.


The 5th Avenue Grand Gift Basket

The 5th Avenue Grand Gift Basket

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Special people call for special gifts, and this outstanding basket makes the perfect gift for Mom. Packed with both sweet and savory snacks, like Jelly Belly jelly beans, bagel cashews, and camembert cheese, it’s topped off with a delectable duo of Cabernet Sauvignon and old-vine Zinfandel wines.


Best Stepmom Ever T-Shirt

Best Stepmom Ever T-Shirt

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If she goes above and beyond to be there for you, show her some love in return with this simple but effective tee. Super soft and comfy, this 100% ringspun cotton short-sleeved shirt comes in a rainbow of different colors, and displays those three little words on the front.


Gravity Cooling Blanket

Gravity Cooling Blanket

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Gravity blankets make beautiful gifts, but they can be a little too warm. Treat her to a sweat-free slumber with a redesigned gravity blanket that has all the same comforting properties and cuddlesome effects, but uses moisture-wicking fabric to keep her cool and comfy, even in the middle of summer.


The Baking Bible

The Baking Bible

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Widen her baking repertoire with Rose Levy Beranbaum’s ‘The Baking Bible’. With recipes for delights such as Mango Bango Cheesecake, and White Christmas Peppermint Cake, this book will make her the most sought-after mom on the school fundraiser committee.


Epic Bike Rides of the World Book

Epic Bike Rides of the World Book

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Inspire her to get in the saddle with Epic Bike Rides of the World. Beautifully illustrated, this hardback book includes some of the most beautiful bike rides across the continents, and whether she dreams of escaping solo or taking the family along for the ride, the perfect route is included.


A Dozen Reasons I Love You Mom

A Dozen Reasons I Love You Mom

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Utterly adorable and pretty much guaranteed to make her cry, this little set makes the most heartfelt gift ever. Created from birch wood, the wooden box can be personalized, and will arrive filled with 12 wooden hearts lovingly inscribed with your choice of 12 reasons why you love her.


Coconut Fiber Dog Planter

Coconut Fiber Dog Planter

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If small dogs are her thing, she will jump for joy when she receives one of these too-cute succulent planters. Handmade in the Philippines, they come in the guise of a dachshund, westie, schnauzer, or pug, and are made using coconut fibers for a rustic look.


Breville the Barista Express Espresso Machine

Breville the Barista Express Espresso Machine

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Looking after the family can be exhausting work, so make sure she’s well-fuelled with the Barista Espresso Machine from Breville. With a precise dose grinder with an adjustable dial, milk foamer, and hands-free operation, this machine is a serious piece of kit for the coffee aficionado.


Cricut Explore Air 2

Cricut Explore Air 2

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Is your stepmom into crafting? If so, then she will surely have her eye on the Cricut Explore Air 2 machine. In a stunning mint green color, it can cut over 100 different materials – including leather and vinyl – to enable her to make unique cards, clothing, home décor and more.


Handpresso Outdoor Complete French Press

Handpresso Outdoor Complete French Press

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The one thing that’s really missing when out hiking or camping is a great cup of hot espresso. Make sure she’s all caffeined-up with this brilliant French Press that’s designed for the great outdoors. Just add hot water and ground coffee (or an E.S.E pod) for a deliciously hot pick-me-up.


As Good As Gold Gift Basket

As Good As Gold Gift Basket

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If you think of your stepmom as a real treasure, why not show her what she means to you with the As Good as Gold gift basket. Overflowing with delicacies including pineapple crisps, almond Roca chocolates, and peanut brittle, this hamper is perfect for any occasion.


Best Stepmom Mug

Best Stepmom Mug

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Give your stepmother a reason to smile every time she has a tea or coffee with a mug that’s made for her. Made from white ceramic, it features unusual antique finish details and an oversized handle, and the words ‘Best Stepmom’ on the side, along with a tiny heart.


The Drunken Botanist

The Drunken Botanist

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For anyone who’s interested in what goes into their favorite drinks rather than ‘just’ enjoying the taste, this book will make a fine gift. Detailing more than 50 drinks, this volume explores the history, science, and etymology behind every one, and includes growing tips for nurturing her own cocktail garden.


Taste of Italy Pantry Box

Taste of Italy Pantry Box

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Let her loose in the kitchen with a box full of gourmet ingredients, and see what she rustles up. Filled with the finest Italian ingredients, including Organic Toasted Fregola Sarda and Grilled Borettane Onions, the meal can be rounded off with the Goji Berries and Buckwheat Dark Chocolate that’s also supplied.


Le Creuset Stoneware Honey Pot

Le Creuset Stoneware Honey Pot

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Le Creuset kitchenware is a joy to use and to look at, and if your mom is building up a nice collection, why not treat her to this sweet matching honey pot? Holding 16oz. of honey, this beautiful sunshine-yellow pot also comes with a matching silicone honey dipper.


Miko Shiatsu Foot Massager

Miko Shiatsu Foot Massager

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You might love her, but if your affection stops short of giving her foot massages every night, this shiatsu massager will make a wonderful replacement. With deep kneading, heat options, and shiatsu rolling, this thoughtful gift will ease her tired feet while she watches TV or even eats her dinner.


Wellie Garden Penguins

Wellie Garden Penguins

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Brighten the garden with one or both of these adorable penguins, which will make even the rainiest days brighter. Hand-carved in Indonesia from bamboo, these sweet little birds (which come supplied with their own name tags), are modelling fetching blue wellies in a choice of polka dot or snowflakes designs.


Votes for Women Puzzle

Votes for Women Puzzle

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Women fought hard to win the right to vote, and any woman will enjoy piecing together this beautiful puzzle that depicts influential people – both men and women – from 100 years of suffrage. Supplied with an infographic poster, it’s a great gift for anyone who recognizes the sacrifices these incredible people made.


Legendary Women Hand-Cut Coin Art

Legendary Women Hand-Cut Coin Art

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This astonishing artwork will appeal to those with a keen interest in history as it depicts women – both real and symbolic – who changed the world. Hand-sawn in great detail, each profile is made from a single coin and mounted inside a round wooden frame.


Personalized Hand-Written Letter Blanket

Personalized Hand-Written Letter Blanket

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No other form of communication can ever take the place of hand-written letters, and this one will bring particular comfort. Woven into a 100% cotton blanket, your own words (in a pretty handwriting font) will keep her warm both inside and out. It’s a gift she’ll treasure forever.


Self-Watering Lavender Grow Kit

Self-Watering Lavender Grow Kit

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Not only does lavender look beautiful, but it can also ease someone into a deeply relaxing sleep. This self-watering kit contains seeds, growing medium, plant food and a ceramic pot so she can grow her own little crop of these stunning English flowers.


Bombas Tri-Block Calf Sock Gift Box

Bombas Tri-Block Calf Sock Gift Box

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Treat her feet to the softest socks around with a Bombas sock gift box. Each of the four pairs included is made from luxurious Merino wool and features Stay-Up technology and a seamless toe for comfort. Plus, for every pair bought, another pair is donated to help the homeless.


Gardening Tool Set

Gardening Tool Set

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Is the garden her pride and joy? If so, this innovative gardening tool set will change the way she tends to her plants forever. With a zippered detachable tote, this set also incorporates a sturdy but lightweight folding chair so she can rest as she plucks out those weeds.


LARQ Self-cleaning Water Bottle

LARQ Self-cleaning Water Bottle

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Whether she goes to the gym, hits the trails, or just likes to stay hydrated at home, the LARQ bottle will ensure she has clean drinking water 24/7. Every two hours the integrated UV-C light activates, killing up to 99.9999% of harmful bacteria and viruses, leaving cool, fresh water behind.


CHEMEX Pour-Over Glass Coffeemaker

CHEMEX Pour-Over Glass Coffeemaker

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This beautiful pour over coffee maker will look stunning on the kitchen counter thanks to the sleek Borosilicate glass design. With an 8-cup capacity, the coffee can be kept in the fridge for reheating later, or placed directly on the stovetop to keep it warm.


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