Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Hard to Buy Mums – Taken Care Of

Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Hard to Buy Mums

You know the type – the mum who’s impossible to buy for. 

She either already has everything she wants or is so picky that nothing seems quite right.

If you’re stuck for ideas on what to buy for mothers day gift for mum who has everything, take a look at our mothers day gift ideas for hard to buy mums.

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Hard to Buy Mums

1. A Gift Certificate to Her Favourite Store

Mums are often so busy taking care of everyone else that they don’t have time to treat themselves. So help her out by getting her a gift certificate to her favourite store. She can take some time out and pick up something she wants without worrying about the cost.

2. A Day of Pampering

If your mum always puts everyone else’s needs before her own, she’ll appreciate a pampering day. For example, you could buy a massage or manicure or spa day. Just make sure you book it in advance so she can clear her schedule and relax.

Pamper your mama with our Pink Gin Blush Gift Box.

3. A Personalised mug with Her Favourite Photo

Is your mum always telling you how much she misses seeing your smiling face? Bring a smile to hers with a personalised mug featuring one of your favourite photos together. She can use it every day and think of you every time she takes a sip of tea or coffee.

4. A Customised Planner

If your mum is always rushing around and forgetting things, a customised planner could be the perfect gift. You can include photos, important dates, and even little messages to help her stay organised. Plus, it’ll serve as a lovely reminder of how much you care about her every time she uses it.

5. An Experience Day

Is your mum always saying she’d like to try something new? Why not buy her an experience day to finally tick it off her bucket list? Whether she’s keen to try bungee jumping or wants to learn to cook Thai food, there’s bound to be an experience out there that she’ll love.

6. A Personalised Piece of Jewellery

Does your mum always wear the same piece of jewellery? If so, why not get her something new to add to her collection? You could buy her a necklace with a personalised pendant or a bracelet with a charm that represents her interests. Alternatively, you could have a jewellery piece custom-made just for her.

7. A Subscription to Her Favourite Magazine

Is your mum always buying herself the latest issue of her favourite magazine? Why not treat her to a subscription to enjoy it all year round? It’s the perfect gift for mums who love to keep up with the latest trends or simply enjoy relaxing with a good read.

There you have it – seven gifts for mum who has everything. 

Want to buy cool things for your mum yourself?

Here are some of Taken Care Of’s top picks of the most thoughtful gifts from a daughter for a mother.

Thoughtful Mother's day gifts from daughter



Our Vita C sheet mask with Buckthorn Extract and Lemongrass Extract promotes vitality and whitens the skin. The hardworking composition revitalises tired skin, enhancing its natural healthy shine while also helping to prevent future harm from aggressors, including free radicals and UV damage.

All the mothers day presents ideas and gifts with a message of “ take care” and take the crown as the most thoughtful gift. And this mask screams it out. 

Blush Rhubarb Gin 

Blush Rhubarb Gin Bottle

Blush Rhubarb Gin is the perfect gift for the special lady in your life. 

Made locally by a team of two, this delicious gin is sweet enough to be beautiful, smooth enough to be enjoyed on the rocks, and has enough alcohol content to make it a good drink. Blush Rhubarb Gin is a genuinely unique spirit with an actual colour to the rhubarb itself. Your mother will be surprised and delighted when she receives this one-of-a-kind Mother's Day present.

Blend Candle // Island Coconut

Blend Candle Island Coconut

Island Coconut Blend Candle is an excellent gift for your mother on Mother's Day. 

Made with a blend of exotic vanilla and creamy coconut milk, this candle emits a warm, luxurious aroma that can transport you to distant tropical shorelines. The island coconut scent is perfect for creating a relaxing atmosphere in any room, and the long-lasting candle provides hours of enjoyment. Gift your mother the Island Coconut Blend Candle on Mother's Day and let her enjoy the delightful sense of smell all year round!

Kitchen Herb Kit

Kitchen Herb Kit spread out in a white surface.

Are you looking for thoughtful and eco-friendly mothers day gift ideas for the mother in your life? 

The Kitchen Herb Kit comes with everything she needs to grow her chives, thyme, and parsley, including biodegradable peat pots, pellets, and plant labels. Plus, there's even a recipe idea for herb butter included! The easy-to-follow instructions make it simple for anyone to grow their own herbs at home.

Raspberry Meringue Kisses

Raspberry Meringue Kisses in a jar.

Raspberry Meringue Kisses are the perfect way to show your mum how much you love her this Mother's Day! These delicious treats are made with freeze-dried raspberries and meringue kisses, and they're sure to melt in her mouth.

Find more of these goodies in our build-a-box section to build your own gift box for your loving mum. We promise you won’t go short of mothers day ideas for gifts.

Thoughtful gifts for mother in law

What do you get the mother-in-law who has everything? It can be tough to find the perfect gift, especially if you're on a budget. However, it's important to remember that the thought counts.

With that in mind, here are a few thoughtful gift ideas that are sure to please any mother-in-law.

Watermelon Face Mask

Watermelon Face Mask

Looking for a gift showing your mother-in-law how much you care?

Consider a skincare product rich in hyaluronic acid, antioxidants, and other nutrients that help to promote healthy, glowing skin. Our watermelon face mask is rich in hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance that helps to keep skin hydrated and plump. At the same time, antioxidants work to protect against free radicals and repair damaged cells. 

This makes it ideal for all skin types, including those prone to dryness, fine lines, and wrinkles. Plus, the fact that it comes in a luxurious package makes it an extra special present for mother's day. So go ahead and pamper the woman who has given so much to you over the years.

Kiwifruit & Horopito Vinaigrette

Kiwifruit & Horopito Vinaigrette bottle.

For a unique and delicious Mother's Day gift, try Kiwifruit & Horopito Vinaigrette. 

This tangy and flavorful dressing is made with Kiwifruit, apple cider vinegar, extra virgin olive oil and NZ honey, with a native Horopito leaf for a bit of spice. It's excellent on summer salad greens, warm roasted vegetable salads and hot meats. You can even drizzle it over fish or chicken before or after cooking or use it to baste lamb during roasting.

And because Kiwifruit is a natural tenderiser, it's ideal for marinating meats. So surprise your mother-in-law with this one-of-a-kind dressing - she's sure to love it.

Blend Candle // White Gardenia

Blend Candle  White Gardenia
The Blend Candle of White Gardenia is a mysterious floral fragrance that blooms with white gardenia and jasmine. 

Its velvety magnolia and white musk give it a sultry take on florals that will fill your room with love and harmony. This makes it an excellent Mother's Day present for your mother-in-law. It is also a great way to show your appreciation for the remarkable woman in your life. 

Thanks to its unique blend of scents, this candle will become a staple in any home it ends up in. 


Lapcos PEARL FACE MASK picked by a female hand.
Minimalist skincare uses fewer, more concentrated ingredients to get the job done. 

This pearl face mask features a blend of distilled waters and nourishing minerals harvested from Northern European healing springs. The minerals in the mask help brighten your skin and revitalise dark spots. The Pearl Face Mask makes a perfect gift for your 'skintellectual' mother-in-law. 

The mask is easy to use - simply apply it to your face and leave it on for 10 to 20 minutes. The results are beautiful, healthy skin that feels refreshed and rejuvenated.

Coffee Meringue Kisses

Coffee Meringue Kisses stored in a jar.
Our coffee meringue kisses are just the thing! Made with only a few simple ingredients, these delicate puffs are fat-free, low-calorie, and gluten-free. 

These kisses are so easy to make; anyone can do it. Simply whip up the meringue mixture, pipe it onto a baking sheet, and bake until crisp. These kisses also make a great decoration on cake or dessert. 

So whether you're looking for a tasty snack or an elegant garnish, our coffee meringue kisses will hit the spot.

Our honey love is the most sought-out gift for mothers on mother’s day. Check it out. It could be a wholesome gift for your lovely mother in law. 

What should I put in a mother's day gift basket?

If you're looking for the perfect Mother's Day gift, why not put together a Mother's Day gift basket? You can fill it with things your mum will love, from her favourite candy to a lovely scented candle.

Here are some ideas to get you started:

  • Mum's favourite candy or snacks
  • A nice scented candle
  • A pretty mug or vase
  • A bouquet
  • A gift card to her favourite store
  • A homemade handwritten card or coupon book filled with thoughtful words makes her feel loved and appreciated. [Taken Care Of can take care of your messages with a beautiful handwritten card].

Whatever you choose to put in your Mother's Day gift basket, she is sure to appreciate the thoughtfulness and love that went into it!

And if you want it to be a surprise for both you and your mother, we have a fantastic idea we call “ a mystery box”. 

Pick your price, tell us about your mum, her favourite colour, or anything we need to know, and we'll pick the gifts for you, wrap it all up and deliver! 

The perfect gift for when you don't know what to give - or even better, order a surprise gift! 

Why shop from the TCO mother's day gift collection this Mother’s Day 2022?

This Mother’s Day, show your mum how much you appreciate her with a gift from the Taken Care Of Mothers Day Gifts Collection. This year's collection features a range of unique and thoughtful gifts that will make your mum feel loved and appreciated.

So why shop from the Taken Care Of Mother's Day Gift Collection this year? Here are four great reasons:

  1. We offer a range of unique and thoughtful gifts.
  1. Prices start from less than $20, making it easy to find a gift within your budget.
  1. All orders come with free shipping, so you don't have to worry about extra costs.

So what are you waiting for? Shop now and show your mum how much you care!


So, if you’re stuck on what to buy for Mother’s Day, we hope this article has given you some ideas. 

We know it can be hard to find the perfect gift for a mum who seems to have everything, but don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. At Taken Care Of, we have a range of beautiful gifts that will make your mother feel special on her day. 

Why not take a look today and buy her something she will love?

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