BUY IT: $35; draperjames.com
This thoughtful book—filled with recipes, stories, and beautiful photos—will be at home on her coffee table and in her kitchen.
She has passed all her wisdom down to you, now is time to give her something back.
We love our grandmothers, so when the holidays roll around again, we have another opportunity to show her how much she means to us. These great gifts for grandmothers are perfect for the holiday season. Some of these gifts are practical and some will pamper her, but all of them will remind her that we appreciate all that she does for us. Whether you are buying a gift for a Grandmother, a GiGi, a Grams, a Grandma, or a MeMaw, we have just the gift for her, a treasure that will wait under the tree until she unwraps it on Christmas morning. Each time she reaches for it during the year, she’ll think of her family, the family she nurtures and the family that, in return, loves her to the moon and back. Be sure to pair these gifts for grandmothers with a family photo, since time with family is what she treasures more than anything else.
BUY IT: $36.95; crateandbarrel.com
We have yet to meet a grandmother who can resist a set of pretty appetizer plates. (Romantic watercolor designs are a plus.)
BUY IT: $38; baublebar.com
Equal parts playful and elegant, grandmother will love dressing these classic navy strands up and down.
BUY IT: $52.50; macys.com
They’ll be doing double takes when she braves the winter weather wrapped in this sophisticated loop scarf in a wear-with-anything cranberry hue.
Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
BUY IT: $16.79; amazon.com
Ann Patchett’s new novel was released in September, and critics are still raving; Grandmother will love it (and the fact that she can visit Patchett’s wonderful independent bookstore in Nashville).
BUY IT: $28; sephora.com
This rollerball set of four new classics ensures that grandmother always has a fresh fragrance handy—and that she’ll never have to wear the same perfume two days in a row.
BUY IT: $14.68; homedepot.com
She’s counting the days until the frost thaws and she can garden again, so gift her a pair of sturdy gloves that will protect her from thorns and scratches.
BUY IT: $34.95; gap.com
Sunglasses with a classic shape and smoky lenses that will give everyday errands a touch of glamour.
BUY IT: $42; anthropologie.com
She has always treated you to her best brownie recipe, so treat her to a pretty brownie pan that’s just as sweet as she is.
BUY IT: $31.95; amazon.com
A steaming mug of tea is a salve for any afternoon. Gift her comfort in a cup with three tins of her favorite teas, and wrap them with a beautiful new teapot.
BUY IT: $25; sephora.com
This hydrating, long-lasting formula is packed with moisturizers and botanicals and comes in pretty, sheer hues that will keep her feeling put-together all day.
BUY IT: $128; dillards.com
With a removable pouch and zipper closure, plus an elegant wine hue and leather handles, this bag can take anything Grams throws its way.
BUY IT: $25.98; etsy.com
A charm necklace stamped with her grandchildren’s names, because they’re already etched in her heart.
BUY IT: $26; anthropologie.com
She won’t be able to resist these soft, transportive scents—each candle is a lovely, low-key vacation in a pretty, reusable jar.
BUY IT: $48; nordstrom.com
This reversible cape will keep her warm, cozy, and impeccably stylish—no matter the occasion.
BUY IT: $50; etsy.com
This handmade ceramic plate can be customized with an heirloom recipe or handwritten letter from someone she loves—just scan the treasured page and send it in to create a keepsake for Grandmother.
BUY IT: $65; bloomingdales.com
For all of her most treasured baubles, a supremely elegant, hand-painted bone china jewelry box.
BUY IT: $85; neimanmarcus.com
She’ll love sliding into luxurious slippers every morning—so comfy, she may never take them off.
BUY IT: $98; nordstrom.com
Whether she’s padding around the house or popping out for brunch, this cozy cardigan will wrap her in casual comfort.
BUY IT: $40; williams-sonoma.com
A bright, Meyer lemon scent for her kitchen that will brighten her outlook and please even the most discerning of noses.