By Sarah Fine
Finding the perfect engagement gift can be like finding a needle in a haystack, especially when it’s for your own kids. But not to worry, moms, we’ve already done the hard part for you! Keep reading to discover the 15 best engagement gifts moms can give their children.
Whether you’re in on the surprise or happy crying after the big FaceTime reveal, a professional photo shoot is the perfect way to celebrate an engagement. Savor this part of the wedding journey with the help of Flytographer and their pro services all over the world.
Are you really engaged if you don’t receive at least one monogrammed engagement gift? Kick things off with personalized stationery so they can share their big news with timeless style. A minimalist, romantic design makes just the right statement.
As a mom, you know a simple bouquet of flowers can go a long way, but what about a luxurious arrangement that will last a year? Treat the happy couple to the Eternity Roses from Venus et Fleur to mark this special occasion.
We know you don’t want your kids to celebrate with just any bottle of wine. That’s why we love Bright Cellars, the wine club that pairs them with wine matched to their personal tastes. Now your kids can make the perfect toast to their future with a wine chosen just for them.
All too often, the engagement period gets lost in the shuffle of the wedding journey. We think a personalized engagement candle is the perfect reminder of this sweet moment. This frosted glass candle features the names of the engaged couple and the date of their engagement, along with your personalized message, plus one of a dozen scents.
Perfect for a pair of foodies, or a couple that needs a nudge in the right direction, an online cooking class offers the convenience of home with the professional guidance of Food Network star and culinary giant, Scott Conant. Give them the tools they need to succeed in the kitchen, and who knows? Maybe one day you’ll be off the hook for Thanksgiving!
An elegant frame to hold their engagement or wedding photos and invitations is a timeless gift that will quickly become a necessity as proofs begin to come in and announcements are sent. Might we suggest framing one of the romantic shots from their engagement photo shoot?
As you may very well know, going through the process of officially changing your name after tying the knot can be a hassle, to say the least. That’s why HitchSwitch is such a genius gift—their services practically do the job for you! Gift one of three packages that cover a range of services that will save them time and make the name-changing process a piece of cake.
From engagement photos, invitations and all the other memorabilia collected on their way down the aisle, a keepsake box is the perfect gift to stow those sweet memories for a lifetime. Trust us, they’ll thank you later!
We all know the newly-engaged love a good personalization! Monogram these buttery soft cotton robes for a luxurious, spa-like wrap any day of the week. And if you’re really looking to take things up a notch, add a gift card to their favorite spa.
As the whirlwind energy of an engagement and the beginnings of wedding planning come to a head, relaxation may be the greatest gift of all. A Spa Week gift card they can redeem at over 9,000 locations will come in handy when they’re in need of a little extra R&R.
Inspired by all the places they’ll go, each one of these truffles is named after a different destination around the globe. Each collection comes with a guided tasting booklet, sourcing details and stories about each truffle, in addition to suggested pairings. Gift the happy couple with an exotic luxury they can savor right from the comfort of home.
Getting engaged is the first step in their new life together, so what better way to send them off than with a little piece of home? Create a personalized family recipe book with some of their favorite meals to take with them. Plus, there are extra pages they can fill out together as their family grows.
14. Date Box Club
Amidst the hustle and bustle an engagement brings, some of the simpler things, like date night, may fall to the wayside. When you give a DateBox gift card, date night gets delivered straight to their door. Games, activities and DIY projects are designed to maximize their time together and bring them even closer. Each box comes with everything the happy couple will need for their date, complete with instructions that explain the significance of each part.
After way too much time cooped up at home, we’re all itching to broaden our horizons. Kick things off for the happy couple with the Paravel Carbon-Neutral Luggage Set, featuring a compact carryon and a sturdy checked bag, both made from recycled materials. We’re sure this gorgeous set is bound to inspire some early honeymoon planning!
Now that you’ve found the perfect gift for the happy couple, help the rest of the family find theirs. Click here for the most thoughtful engagement gifts at every budget.