Made in America: 15 Perfect Mother’s Day Gifts

on April 28, 2015


Made in America

We've got gifts for moms who love to cook. Moms who love to eat. Moms who love to DIY, drink, pamper and entertain. In fact, we've got a little somethin' for everyone. And the best part? Each and every item on our list was produced right here in the US of A.

The Mason Shaker

Combining the classic appeal of the mason jar with the utility of a specialized cocktail mixer, W&P Design's "Mason Shaker" makes a beautiful addition to any home bar-and one heck of a charming Mother's Day gift.

Buy Now at Amazon: The Mason Shaker ($29)

Lodge Cast Iron Cornbread Pan

Pre-seasoned with vegetable oil and ready for immediate use, this 9-inch cornbread pan makes an ideal gift for the cast-iron novice and the loyal Lodge collector alike.

Buy Now at Amazon: Cast Iron Cornbread Pan ($18)

Barr Co. Soap Set

Barr Co.'s decadent oatmeal blend bar soap features a rich blend of milk, oatmeal, vanilla and vetiver-a lovely way to say "Happy Mother's Day" if you ask us. Plus, a three-bar set is thrice as nice.

Buy Now at Amazon: Soap Set, $29.95

Chemex Coffee Maker

The Chemex Coffee Maker offers up a great gift for the caffeine-crazy mom in your life. The simple pour-over brewing method allows for ease of use (and cleanup), while the glass body remains odorless and stainless. Can't finish all six cups in one go? Just cover and pop the entire Chemex into the fridge for chilled coffee to enjoy later over ice, or reheated for a still-fresh flavor you won't believe.

Buy Now at Amazon: Chemex, $41

Rosebud Salve Gift Set

It's hard to improve upon the classics. Rosebud Perfume Co. has been manufacturing balms and salves since 1895-and we still can't get enough of 'em. From healing properties to strictly cosmetic purposes, these salves have a dozen uses under the sun.

Buy Now at Amazon: Salve Set, $18

Yankee Candle Jars

If you know what she likes, you'll have no trouble selecting the perfect fragrance from the dozens available in Yankee Candle's arsenal of scents.

Buy Now at Amazon: Yankee Candle Jars ($20 each)

Catskill Craftsmen Pastry Prep Board

For the meticulous baker in your life, opt for a handcrafted wooden pastry board complete with guides for perfect tarts and pies.

Buy Now at Amazon: Pastry Prep Board ($26)

OPI Take Ten Mini Nail Polish Sampler

For moms who love a meticulous manicure-you can't miss with OPI's "Take Ten" gift set, featuring their 10 best-selling polishes. A variety of classic shades ranging from the slightest blush to deep red hues will be just the ticket to round out her collection.

Buy Now at Amazon: OPI "Take Ten" Gift Set, $23

Woolrich Accessory Bag

Woolrich has been a trusted American maker of outdoor clothing and accessories since 1830. We love the modern take on their tried-and-true aesthetic offered up in these wool accessory bags-and we think your mom will too.

Buy Now at Amazon: Accessory Bags ($34 each)

Jack Rudy Small Batch Tonic Syrup

We don't know about you, but so many of our favorite moms (and grandmoms) love a good gin and tonic. And it just so happens that Charleston's own Jack Rudy Cocktail Co. produces a small batch tonic syrup that makes a fabulous G&T.

Buy Now at Amazon: Small Batch Tonic Syrup ($25)

Goo Goo Cluster Case

Satisfy her sweet tooth with a case of a classic-the Goo Goo Cluster! Born and bred in Nashville, Tenn., the Goo Goo Cluster has been a southern institution since the early 1900s. We'd go for the full case, just to be on the safe side.

Buy Now at Amazon: Case of Goo Goo Clusters ($20)

Peterboro Pie Basket Set

We can't help humming "to grandmother's house we go" every time we set eyes on the meticulously handwoven pie baskets from Peterbro Basket Company.

Buy Now at Amazon: Pie Basket ($70)

Rifle Paper Co. Recipe Cards

There's just something about a handwritten recipe. Give the mom in your life someplace special to write hers down with this set of vibrantly-decorated, double-sided recipe cards from an up-and-coming American letterpress favorite.

Buy Now at Amazon: 12 Recipe Cards ($15)

Bare Escentuals One Hot Mama Gift Set

There's nothing like a perfectly on-theme gift. This "One Hot Mama" gift set from Bare Escentuals features an array of must-have secret weapons for a busy mom, complete with a super-cute carrying case for easy storage.

Buy Now at Amazon: Hot Mama Cosmetic Gift Set, $59

Belle Chevre DIY Goat Cheese Kit

For the mom who loves to DIY, a goat cheese kit from Alabama's own Fromagerie Belle Chevre is a must-try. This particular kit comes complete with a carefully selected honey pairing. Maybe she'll share-if you're lucky.

Buy Now at Amazon: Goat Cheese Kit ($30)