Some mothers-in-law truly become your other mother, and others perhaps invoke a little colorful language every now and then. Whichever camp you’ve married into, a gift can go a long way in showing her that you care.
Send your appreciation right to her front door with these 12 monthly subscription boxes that make unique gifts for your mother-in-law. From sweet desserts and stylish clothing to home decor and hobby help, these subscriptions really do offer something for everyone.
Go ahead and take a look through these gift ideas for your mother-in-law. You may be happily surprised to find the perfect gift idea for even the most hard-to-please MIL!
Price: Starts at $49.00/month
What You’ll Get: Your mother-in-law may not be actively mothering at this stage, but for her hard work in the past, she deserves every last crumb of the sweet treats delivered in the Mother Snacker Dessert Discovery Box. Curated specifically for moms, each box brings 5-7 items including artisanal full-sized dessert treats like cookies, brownies and caramels, along with beauty items, inspiring prints and other surprise gifts.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 5th-10th of every month
Price: Starts at $59.99/month
What You’ll Get: Get on your mother-in-law’s good side by sending her on a culinary journey to the sunny Mediterranean where she can indulge in the tastes of Rome and Tuscany with the luxurious Gusto di Roma subscription. Sending a curated mix of 5-6 Italian appetizers and sweets, from artisan salami and olives to honey nougats and almond biscotti, she’ll get a unique assortment each month. Here’s to ‘la dolce vita’!
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 4th of each month
Price: Starts at $12.00/month
What You’ll Get: One of the best mother-in-law gift ideas is the gift of the perfect finishing touch found in the mintMONGOOSE subscription box. Featuring high-quality jewelry pieces at an affordable price point, each standard box includes 3 simple jewelry pieces curated to work with everyday style, in their choice of gold, silver or both. The black box upgrade delivers 4 jewelry pieces and 2 stylish accessories like scarves or nail polish.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. around the 15th of the month
Price: Starts at $54.99/ every 2 months
What You’ll Get: Ever been sitting around your mother-in-law’s home and thought maybe she could use a little style infusion? Give her the gift of contemporary premium home decor with the bimonthly Sundae Home subscription. She’ll unbox 4-6 high-end department store or boutique brand decor items from throws and pillows to tableware and kitchen accessories, giving her an instant home update in each delivery.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. in even numbered months
Price: Starts at $39.95/ every 2 months
What You’ll Get: Thread & Flourish scours the globe to bring some fantastic fair-trade fashion in every bimonthly box. Each package includes 1 high-quality, handcrafted scarf measuring 72” or longer plus 2 bonus items. If your mama-in-law likes to add a little flair to her outfits, this subscription is curated to her specific color preferences, giving her a dose of seasonal style in every box.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. between the 20th-26th of January, March, May, July, September and November
Price: Starts at $9.99/month
What You’ll Get: Have you witnessed your mother-in-law verbally scroll through every name in the family trying to land on your spouse’s? Give her some time to quiet her mind and find some sanctity in her garden with the Urban Organic Gardener’s box. It is carefully curated to deliver 5 heirloom seed packs and handpicked garden supplies to help her develop her green thumb. From potted patio gardens to raised yard beds, the seeds are guaranteed to be seasonal and ready to plant.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 5th of the month
Price: Starts at $15.95/month
What You’ll Get: Every home cook must have these two high-quality staples in their pantry: olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Your mother-in-law is no exception, so gift her the Naples Olive Oil Company monthly subscription and send her just that. Available in 3 different subscription sizes, each month delivers 1 bottle of flavored extra virgin olive oil, 1 bottle of balsamic vinegar and 2 outstanding recipes that showcase this fine pairing.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the 10th of the month
Price: Starts at $11.99/month
What You’ll Get: Do you admire your mother-in-law’s sense of adventure in the kitchen? If this is the case, one of the best gifts for her is the Piquant Post subscription that brings a little bit of wanderlust right into her kitchen. Let her experience the flavors of the world by getting 4 small-batch freshly ground spice blends and 4 chef-developed recipes that will have her cooking up fresh global-inspired dishes that are packed with flavor.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 15th of the month
Price: Starts at $29.99/month
What You’ll Get: You know what they say, you can’t love everyone until you love your mother-in-law. Start by sharing the love of life when you send the Delightful Life Box. Available in 2 sizes, the premium box brings 6-8 items and the petite box delivers 3-6 items, including jewelry, candles, paper goods, home decor and accessories. Curated to deliver a variety of themed items, each box is certain to have something that appeals to everyone’s unique tastes.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. between the 1st-5th of the month
Price: Starts at $15.99/month
What You’ll Get: Loaded to the brim with all the scrapbooking supplies she’ll need, indulge your mom-in-law's hobby with the Scrapbooking Store box that delivers over 70 pieces of supplies each month. Including 12x12 double-sided pages plus a host of additional embellishments, like stickers and cutouts, she’ll get a great variety that's sure to add spice to her scrapbooking life.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 2-3 days of receipt of order
Price: Starts at $35.00/month
What You’ll Get: Empty nest syndrome may have caused your mother-in-law to adopt a baby of the furrier variety. Merging woman's best beverage with woman's best friend, the WINEDOG subscription box is perfect for pet lovers that want to share the fun with their fur babies! Let her spoil her four-legged friend with a tasty drink, treat and toy, along with 4-6 items for the loving master to enjoy along with them.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on or around the 4th of the month
Price: Starts at $19.95/month
What You’ll Get: Mothers-in-law can get a bad rap. But maybe her opinionated nature can be soothed with the help of the monthly Orange Peel Box. Delivering 2 organic essential oil blends each month and 4-6 aromatherapy products including jewelry, diffusers, misters, shaving foam and soaps, you’ll give her the gift of pure serenity.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. beginning on the 20th of the month
Price: Starts at $34.99/month
What You’ll Get: Everyone can always use a little more happiness in their life. This year, gift your mother-in-law the TheraBox, a monthly subscription curated by therapists who aspire to bring more delight into day-to-day life. Each box delivers 5-7 thoughtfully selected treats to help calm the mind and inspire joy, including organic skincare and bath products, aromatherapy and all-around good feelings.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. around the 26th of each month