If you clicked into this article, it’s likely because you know how difficult it is to buy a gift for your mother-in-law, and need ideas STAT. This might be because you two are close, but only see each other a few times a year — therefore you don’t have a good gauge on what she truly needs — or perhaps she’s not the present type, so anything you give her often goes unused or received with a lukewarm “thank you.” (Why can’t she be more materialistic?!) Regardless of the personal reasonings, you will never show up empty handed to her birthday dinner or at holiday gatherings.
Thus, the search for a stylish gift that makes her crack a smile or at least appreciate continues. To assist with your shopping journey, TZR rounded up 24 items ahead you can potentially surprise and maybe even awe her with. The list includes a host of functional products like a warm winter scarf and digital picture frame to a luxe leather backpack and tennis racket cover. (TZR threw in a quick gift suggestion for her beloved dog, too, which actually might make her laugh.) No matter what you choose to buy her, though, ultimately it is the thought and intention behind it that counts.
Keep scrolling to see and shop several items your MIL might cherish forever.