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Thoughtful Reading and Hobby Gift Ideas for Mom

Looking for simple and thoughtful gift ideas for mom? I have some wonderful ideas that won’t break the bank. 

Buzzy Seeds

Buzzy Seeds’ Grow Kits are an all-in-one solution, complete with seeds, growing medium, instructions, and a container. All of their kits are designed for simplicity and success!

For example:

Kitchen Herbs Windowsill Grow Kit includes everything you need to start your own herb garden: basil, cilantro, and chives seeds, growing medium pellets, a galvanized metal planter, and our simple growing instructions. Just add water, sunshine, and love. Green thumb completely optional.

Why You'll Love It:

Everything you need to plant fearlessly:

  • 100% natural and non-GMO seeds, backed by our Guaranteed to Grow promise
  • Dehydrated coconut husk growing medium pellets are safe and non-toxic
  • Easy-to-follow, no-stress growing instructions and we're here for extra help if you need it

What's Included:

  • Galvanized Metal Windowsill container
  • Seed Packets x3 - Organic Basil, Cilantro & Chives
  • Growing Medium
  • Recipe & Growing Instructions

There are many Windowsill Grow Kits to choose!

Coming soon: Margaritas and Mojitos Mint, Lime Basil and Lavendar Grow Kit

Also Available: 

Kids Windowsill Grow Kit- My First Garden

    • Perfect for beginners, kids can grow tomatoes and marigolds.
    • Kit is all-in-one, adaptable, and quick-growing, perfect for kids
    • Kit includes 100% natural and non-GMO beefsteak tomato and marigold seeds (2 of each), dehydrated coconut husk growing medium pellets that are safe and non-toxic, galvanized metal windowsill planter, and simple growing instructions.
    • Retails for $14.99 on Amazon

Buzzy Blossombs

·         Adorable organic wildflower seed ball kit made in the Netherlands.

·         Each contains a pollinator-friendly mix of ten wildflower varieties that will bloom from spring to fall.

·         Made of natural clay and natural pigments. 

·         100% natural organic materials

·         Whimsical packaging that makes a great gift.

·         Guaranteed to grow.

·         Retails on Amazon for $19.99.


One of the new products that is debuting on these is the Blossombs for Teacher Appreciation week:


Buzzy Blossombs- Teacher Appreciation Design

  • Adorable organic wildflower seed ball kit made in the Netherlands.
  • Each contains a pollinator-friendly mix of ten wildflower varieties that will bloom from spring to fall.
  • Made of natural clay and natural pigments. 
  • 100% natural organic materials
  • Whimsical packaging that makes a great gift for your child’s teachers!
  • Guaranteed to grow.
  • Retails on Amazon for $29.99 for a 2-pack.

Why Buzzy Seeds:       

  • Wide range of grow kits suitable for all needs and all ages.
  • Perfect as gifts or a personal indulgence.
  • 100% satisfaction grow guarantee. If, for any reason, your seeds don’t grow, Buzzy will replace the seeds packet for free.
  • Available on Amazon and the Buzzy website.

Gifts for Readers 

 Mushroom Magic: An Illustrated Introduction to Fascinating Fungi by Dr. Sapphire McMullan-Fisher is an introduction to 50 of the fungi kingdom’s most interesting mushrooms. Mushrooms have existed for millennia, which can make it overwhelming to dip into mycology. Used throughout human history for food, medicine, and expanding our consciousness, fungi have shaped the planet and the past, appearing everywhere from fairy tales and health-food stores to The X-Files.  There’s an entire universe of fungi, much of which is yet to be discovered. To teach you about the basics, Mushroom Magic features 50 types. Flip through beautifully illustrated mushrooms and learn about their habitat, uses, and history to become a budding expert in mycology.

Keep Coolidge and Carry On: The Wisdom of Jennifer Coolidge by Patrick Boyle is a lesson in living, laughing, and loving. Whether your boss has just fired you through a bathroom door or you need a reminder that hot people aren’t that interesting, there’s no better guide than Jennifer Coolidge. The queen of our hearts and our screens, JC has a lifetime of wisdom that we can all learn from, and this book captures the moistest kernels. Keep Coolidge and carry on as you read up on her life and discover how to live yours better, whether that’s in a haunted house in New Orleans or on a Vespa in Italy.

Pocket Plantcare: A Handy Guide to Raising 50 of Your Best-loved Indoor Plants by Andrew Mikolajski and illustrated by Amberly Kramhoft provides tips on how to care for your plants. Look no further than this deck of 50 cards! Featuring a wide variety of indoor plants, from the African Milk Tree to the Zebra Cactus, each card is packed with helpful tips and tricks for keeping your plants happy and healthy. Whether you’re a seasoned green thumb or a newbie to the world of plant care, this deck has something for everyone. You’ll learn about the unique needs of each plant, including how much light, water, fertilizer, and grooming they require, and even some fun facts about their history and origins. Each card is brought to life with a vibrant color illustration of the plant, making it easy to identify and care for them. And with 50 different plants to choose from, you’re sure to find something that fits your environment and lifestyle. Whether you’re looking to add some greenery to your home or office, or just want to learn more about the world of plants, this deck of 50 cards is the perfect way to get started.