Mother’S Day
Gourmet Gift Baskets

Why spend a small fortune for someone else to arrange a few of your Mom’s favorite foodie items in a basket when you can cheaply and easily do it yourself? Even better, gourmet gift baskets are a perfect present for your friends who are new moms, moms-to-be, or deserve an extra Mother’s Day present. Here are a few Mother’s Day gift basket ideas.

1Mother's Day Breakfast in Bed Gift Basket

Breakfast in BedFill your Mother's Day gift basket with a tasty assortment of gourmet breakfast items that can be quickly transformed into a delectable Mother's Day breakfast in bed or brunch.

Mother's Day breakfast items:

  • Stonewall Farmhouse Pancake and Waffle Mix
  • Stonewall Kitchen Wild Maine Blueberry Jam
  • Vermont Pure Maple Syrup
  • Kahlua Ready to Drink Chocolate Latte (not for pregnant or nursing moms)

Place raffia and a pretty kitchen towel in a basket large enough to hold your gourmet breakfast items. Use ribbon to decorate and secure a Mother's Day card.

2Mother's Day Coffee Lover Basket

Mother's Day Coffee Lover BasketFor the coffee lover, fill your Mother's Day gift basket with a variety of coffees, flavored syrups, and other coffee-related goodies.

Mother's Day coffee items:

  • Peet's Coffee Bodum Chombard 3-Cup French Press
  • Peet's Coffee Sumatra (available in decaf)
  • Torani Almond Flavored Syrup
  • Coffaro's Olive Oil Biscotti
  • Ghirardelli Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans

Place raffia in a basket large enough to hold your gourmet coffee items. Use ribbon to decorate and secure a Mother's Day card.

3Mother's Day Eco-Friendly Food Basket

Mother's Day Eco-Friendly Food BasketIf Mom is eco-conscious and particularly careful when it comes to her diet, she'll love this green Mother's Day food basket.

Eco-Friendly Mother's Day gift items:

  • Pura Stainless Steel 1.2L Bottle
  • PuraKiki Stainless Steel Baby Bottle (for new moms)
  • Navitas Naturals Organic Coconut Oil
  • Mudhava Organic Agave Nectar
  • Mighty Leaf Organic African Nectar Tea

Place raffia (recycled, if possible) in a natural-fiber basket large enough to hold your eco-friendly food items. Use ribbon to decorate and secure a homemade Mother's Day card.

4Mother's Day Chocolate Lovers Basket

Chocolate gift basketWhat mom doesn't love chocolate? Fill your Mother's Day gift basket with an indulgent assortment of dark chocolate treats.

Mother's Day gourmet chocolate items:

  • Lindt Excellence A Touch of Sea Salt Dark Chocolate Bar
  • Dove Chocolate Aztec Spice Cocoa
  • Navitas Naturals Cocoa Nibs
  • Millstone's Chocolate Velvet Coffee
  • World Market Organic Chocolate Roasted Mate
  • Santa Cruz Organic Chocolate Mint Syrup

Place raffia in a basket large enough to hold your gourmet chocolate items. Use ribbon to decorate and secure a Mother's Day card.

These gift items are our favorite Mother's Day gift picks and can be used as a guide. You know your mom best, so fill your Mother's Day gourmet gift baskets with her favorite food items.

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Comments on "DIY Mother’s Day gift basket ideas"

Darlene Alexander May 04, 2011 | 3:05 PM

Great giveaway

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