Mother’s Day gifts in 2023
Moms do so much for us all year round. To show your appreciation for the moms in your life – including your wife, titas, and mom-in-law – you can make Mother’s Day this year extra special by pampering them on their special day.
To help you find the perfect gifts for moms with different interests, check out our list of thoughtful Mother’s Day gifts in 2023.
1. Papemelroti stationery -for moms who like to write
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If you often catch your mom using random pieces of paper to jot down her reminders or if she’s the kind of mom who keeps a little diary, get them stationery from Papemelroti (from P28, ~USD0.51). These come in a variety of designs and can be used to write grocery lists, tasks, and more.
For moms who like to plan the family’s weekly menu, you can also get them daily or weekly meal planners for P35 (~USD0.63).
Or for something they can carry easily without loose pages flying around, you can also get them a cute notebook from P35 (~USD0.63).
Get Papemelroti stationery here.
2. Ceramic dinnerware from Muradito Home – for moms who love having guests over
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For their Mother’s Day gift in 2023, take moms who love to host parties on a shopping spree at Muradito Home.
This open warehouse in Quezon City has unique plates, bowls, and other dinnerware perfect for special occasions. They can also double as home decor on your shelves when you don’t have guests over, as Filipino moms often do.
Muradito Home’s dinnerwares start at P100 (~USD1.81) but note that some items can be on the pricey side.
If you’re too busy to drop by, you can also check out their products on Shopee.
Address: 7 Sulu Street, Barangay Nayong Kanluran, Quezon City, Metro Manila
Opening hours: 10am-6pm, Daily
Contact: 0917 859 2389
Get dinnerware from Muradito Home here.
3. Katinko’s World’s Best Mom set – for ever-ready moms
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We often rely on our moms in case of emergencies. Moms who are like Doraemon and have everything ready in their bags would love Katinko‘s pain relief ointments as an addition to their collection.
These menthol-camphor-salicylate ointments and liniments are great for pain relief and also for motion sickness – great for travel and alleviating aching muscles after a day of mother’s day activities.
Katinko’s World’s Best Mom set (P500, ~USD9.05) includes a Katinko stick, oil, inhaler, sports spray, and 70% alcohol, and it comes in a heart-shaped kraft box.
If you know your mom to be more practical, you can also get them a Katinko travel pouch (P199, ~USD3.60) with the liniment stick, oil, inhaler, and alcohol spray.
Get Katinko’s World’s Best Mom set here.
4. Royce Nama Chocolates – for moms with a sweet tooth
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Treat your mom who loves sweets to luxurious chocolates from Royce.
The Royce Nama Chocolate (P680, ~USD12.30 per box) are truffle-like Japanese confections. These come in 9 flavors – including Mild Milk, Mild White, and Bitter – to suit different sweetness preferences.
For something extra special, you can also get the limited edition Sakura Fromage flavor for P750 (~USD13.57) per box.
Get Royce Nama Chocolates here.
5. Makeup and skincare products from Look PH – for moms who love a good makeup budol
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If your mom is always raving about the latest makeup products, take them to Look PH in SM Mall of Asia or SM Aura.
They have an impressive selection of makeup and skincare, including Drunk Elephant, SK-II, La Roche-Posay, Charlotte Tilbury, Fenty Beauty, and Pat McGrath. They also carry fragrances from brands such as Marc Jacobs, Victor & Rolf, and Issey Miyake.
You can also buy from their website if you live far from their locations. You can even get online shopping gift cards from P1,000 (~USD18.09).
SM Mall of Asia branch
Address: Unit 204-210A Mall Area, SM Mall of Asia, J.W. Diokno Boulevard, Pasay City, Metro Manila
Opening hours: 10am-10pm, Daily
SM Aura branch
Address: Upper Ground Floor, SM Aura, 26th Street corner McKinley Parkway, Taguig City, Metro Manila
Opening hours: 10am-10pm, Daily
Contact: 0917 803 9475
Get makeup and skincare products from Look PH here.
6. Amami jewelry – statement pieces for fashionista moms
Alyssa Creolla hoops.
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Stylish moms will love these statement jewelry pieces from Amami as Mother’s Day gifts.
This homegrown brand offers unique ring, bracelet, earring, and necklace designs (from P3,320, ~USD60.06), crafted using their Spanish colonial jewelry-making techniques. Each piece is handmade so no two pieces are exactly alike.
They offer jewelry made with 985 pure silver and 24-karat gold-coated silver. This way, you can choose a piece that suits your mom’s skin tone or preference while still staying on budget.
Get Amami jewelry here.
7. Massage therapy at The Retreat Spa – a well-deserved treat for all hardworking moms
Private therapy room.
Image credit: The Retreat Spa at Okada Manila via Google Maps
To help your mom destress, book her a luxurious massage therapy session at The Retreat Spa in Okada Manila for her Mother’s Day gift.
The spa is equipped with plenty of relaxing amenities, including a hot pool, sauna, steam room, and wave dream room for meditation. They even have private therapy rooms, each with an en-suite bathroom and a walk-in closet.
Before you go in, you’ll get a consultation to find the best-suited therapy for you. Their signature massage therapies start at P4,500 (~USD81.41).
They also offer facials, body wraps, and more. Plus, The Retreat Spa guests get access to their private pool.
Address: Okada Manila, New Seaside Drive, Entertainment City, Parañaque, Metro Manila
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 10am-10pm | Fri-Sun 10am-12am
Contact: (632) 8555 5775
Book a massage therapy session at The Retreat Spa here.
8. Birkenstock sandals – comfy sandals for moms who love to wander
Image credit: @birkenstockphofficial on Instagram
If your mom loves to gala with her kumares, get her a trusty pair of Birkenstock sandals (from P4,990, ~USD90.27).
Birkenstocks are not only sturdy but have a classic, timeless design that can easily be worn with any casual outfit.
These sandals are also particularly beneficial for older adults as their cork soles provide support to prevent chronic foot pain and improve posture.
Get Birkenstock sandals here.
9. Nespresso Essenza Mini – for moms who love tinkering with new appliances
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Whether your mom loves coffee or just collects home appliances, she’ll be delighted to receive the Nespresso Essenza Mini (P8,500, ~USD153.77) as a Mother’s Day gift.
This compact coffee machine lets you try brews from around the world without the need for different ingredients and a barista.
Each online purchase of the Essenza Mini comes with a free coffee sampling kit which contains 14 pods. The device has a 2-year warranty and delivery is also free.
You can even spread your payments on any Nespresso machine over 6 months with zero interest if you’re a BPI credit card holder.
Get the Nespresso Essenza Mini here.
Thoughtful Mother’s Day gifts in 2023
Since moms often put other people’s needs first above themselves, it’s important that we show them our appreciation in every way we can.
Mother’s Day is just one of the days when we have an excuse to splurge a little extra on our moms. So don’t forget to check out or book these Mother’s Day gifts above for the best women in your life!
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Cover image adapted from: @charlottetilbury via Instagram, The Retreat Spa at Okada Manila via Google Maps, @birkenstockphofficial on Instagram
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