How to Celebrate Mother’s Day in 2021

Mother’s Day is known for celebrating all the mothers in your life. Whether they’re your biological mother, grandmother, a mother figure, mentor and more, this day is meant for celebrating all their hard work and dedication to being a mother. This Mother’s Day celebrate your mom the way she wants to with different events and gifts you can give her. She will love that you took the time and effort in making this Mother’s Day the best one she’s ever celebrated. Learn about the different ways you can celebrate Mother’s Day this year along with some of the amazing Mother’s Day gifts from our Mother’s Day gift guide she will love to receive.

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What is Mother’s Day?

Mother’s Day is a day devoted to honoring the moms, the maternal bonds, motherhood and the mother figures in your life. This day is all about celebrating moms with all the hard work and dedication they’ve given to raising their kids, focusing on their careers, and maintaining a steady household. Moms do a lot more than people realize. Honor her this Mother’s Day with sentimental Mother’s Day gifts and more to make this Mother’s Day extra special for any mom in your life. Creating personalized gifts for mom is always a special way of celebrating Mother’s Day.

When is Mother’s Day?

In the United States, Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday of the month of May. This year, Mother’s Day lands on Sunday, May 9th, 2021. Mother’s Day is a day that is celebrated differently in each country, some countries can celebrate Mother’s Day at various times throughout the year. Even though different countries celebrate Mother’s Day at different times, it’s still a memorable day to celebrate all your mom has done for you throughout the years.

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How to Celebrate Mother’s Day


Make this Mother’s Day the best one yet with celebrating your mom the best way possible. Your mom will love that you took the time and effort to give gifts and plan a special present for her Mother’s Day. Whether you get your mom personalized gifts for mom or create a special breakfast for her, these are the best ways to celebrate Mother’s Day this year.

Best Gifts for Mother’s Day

Celebrate your mom with a personalized gift she will love to receive and use this Mother’s Day. These gifts are not only beautiful but are practical and useful for everyday use. She will love that you took the time and effort in creating this one-of-a-kind gift specially made for her. Creating any Shutterfly item is easy and fast after you settle on the perfect product and your favorite design. You can also start customizing a product from scratch for a more one-of-a-kind Mother’s Day gift.

Fleece Blanket

Gift your mom the best Mother’s Day gift with a personalized fleece blanket filled with memorable pictures, festive Mother’s Day layouts and more. We’ve designed the best looking templates and designs that make customizing easy and fun. Your mom will love using this fleece blanket filled with her favorite pictures as well as a special Mother’s Day message. Moms will love using this blanket when she’s sitting on the couch reading her favorite magazine or snuggled up in bed taking a well deserved nap. Every time your mom uses this fleece blanket, she will be reminded of the amazing Mother’s Day gift she received from you and she will love to reminisce on the pictures it’s designed with.

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Custom Pillows

The perfect pairing to a personalized fleece blanket is a matching custom pillow for extra comfort and snuggling. Custom pillows are fully personalizable to include pictures, quotes, and messages that your mom will cherish throughout the years. Your mom will love using this custom pillow to decorate her home as well as using it during the times she wants to put up her feet and relax. Each time she uses and displays this pillow, she will be reminded of her favorite moments printed on the pillow and of the amazing gift you got her for Mother’s Day this year.

Mother’s Day Ceramic Mugs

Perfect as an accessory for your mom’s desk or home kitchen, she will love using this Mother’s Day ceramic mug for her morning coffee or afternoon tea. Use a customized Mother’s Day template that will not only be memorable but will be a conversation starter when people see your mom using this personalized Mother’s Day ceramic mug. Choose from different mug templates, colors and number of pictures you can include will make all the difference in the look and feel of a custom Mother’s Day Mug.

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Personalized Mother’s Day Photo Book


A great way for your mom to relive all her favorite old memories is creating a personalized Mother’s Day photo book. Each time your mom looks through this custom photo book, she will be reminded of the amazing times she’s had with her celebrating the past Mother’s Days, family vacations, birthdays and other special events. To make things more special, you can include pictures of her first Mother’s Day along with pictures of her precious kids each year to make the best photo book possible.

Best Events for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a day where from morning to night is dedicated to mom and celebrating everything she does for us. Make this Mother’s Day extra special by doing different things that are out of the ordinary to celebrate this day just for mom. Here are a list of ideas and events you can do with your mom to celebrate the best Mother’s Day ever.

Breakfast in Bed

Every mom’s dream is to have breakfast catered to her while she’s in bed. Make some of her delicious breakfast items so she can start out her Mother’s Day off with a bang. Serve these breakfast items with a set of personalized plates and custom ceramic bowl sets that have your mom’s name, a special Mother’s Day message, pictures and even the current year you create the personalized dishware set. After your mom uses this dishware set, she can keep it as a memorable sentiment and can be passed down from generation to generation.

Afternoon Outdoor Eventmom fuel acrylic tumbler with straw in pink and cute designs

Take your mom on an outdoor event to embrace the great spring day Mother’s Day lands on. If your mom likes hiking the great outdoors, she will love a personalized water bottle or photo water bottle that has images of her favorite faces or images. If your mom likes to soak up some sunshine you could give her an acrylic tumbler with straw. She will love sipping her beverage of choice from this personalized acrylic tumbler and love seeing her favorite designs and pictures printed along her one-of-a-kind acrylic tumbler.

Mother’s Day Dinner

After a day filled with fun and memorable events to celebrate Mother’s Day, it’s time to close out the night with a fantastic Mother’s Day dinner. Customize a set of amazing kitchen gadgets you will use when you cook her a fabulous well deserved Mother’s Day dinner. From personalized cutting boards, personalized kitchen aprons, and more, your mom will be thankful for the amazing dinner you cooked her as well as her new kitchen tools she will use to cook all her famous dishes.

Closing Thoughts About Mother’s Day

Even though Mother’s Day is one day out of the year, it’s still important for us to honor our moms each and every day out of the year. These gifts are perfect to give to your mom on Mother’s Day and all year round. Creating a one-of-a-kind gift for your mom will let her know you took the time and effort in creating a gift that she will use for a lifetime.

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