Cottage season is so close you can just about hear the loons, and these cottage-friendly gifts will give your mom a much-needed sneak peek of her little slice of paradise—even if the ice hasn’t quite broken up yet.
With these whimsical nightlights, cottage guests will appreciate a lit path to the bathroom when they’re visiting, and your mom will appreciate a reminder of the joys of running water. Get it here.
Gingerbread loon cookie cutter
If your mom hasn’t found the time to get to the cottage yet, these loon-shaped cookie cutters will at least help remind her that paradise isn’t far away. Bonus points if you use these to make her cookies. Get it here.
“Mom” travel mug
Once the packing’s done and the car’s on the road, there’s no better accompaniment to a long road trip than a cup of mom’s favourite hot drink. This pottery mug will keep those drinks insulated, even in the worst long-weekend back-ups. It also saves the inside of the car from getting knee-deep in paper cups. Get it here.
Mother-daughter book club
If you’re far away from your mom this Mother’s Day, you can still bond over books. Buy a copy of one of these classic mother-daughter tales for yourself, mail one to your mom, and make a phone date to chat. Even better if she can crack open hers while sitting on the dock with a glass of wine. Get it here.
Parachute silk hammock
Parachute silk is cool, durable and lightweight, meaning that it will stand up to multiple summers out in the sun and it won’t take up a ton of room when it comes time to pack it away for the season. Plus, this hammock is made for two, so there’s lots of room for cuddling. Get it here.
Ultimate water bottle
For the mom who wants to add a little extra deliciousness to her drink, these glass bottles hold fruit that will subtly flavour her bevvie. Water will never be boring again. Get it here.
Paint-by-numbers take the pressure out of making art! For an absorbing rainy-day diversion, give your mom a panel and paints—no artistic talent required. Plus, if her cottage walls need a little colour, she’ll have a ready-made art gallery. Get it here.
LED list maker
For the mom who’s constantly reminding everyone what to pack for the cottage, this LED notepad provides an eye-catching memory jog in the midst of packing chaos. Get it here.
If your mom happens to be a birder, this tipping feeder will help keep her birdseed strictly squirrel-free. Not only will the feeder attract a wide variety of birds, but she’ll get endless hours of amusement watching the squirrels try their very hardest to get in. Get it here.
Insta-what? For the nostalgic—or simply tech-challenged—mom, here’s a 1970s redux. Your mom will love this old-school Polaroid, complete with automatic everything. Get it here.