This Chart of the most desired mother's day gifts is the Mother's Day gifts that people would find the most exciting in 2017. When deciding what to get your mother for Mother's Day, it's probably best to avoid kitchen equipment. A special outing, such as a nice dinner or brunch, is the gift that would most excite moms in the United States, according to a new Statista Survey. Gift cards and, of course, the classic bouquet are close behind on the wish lists. The most desired mother's day gifts, perhaps unsurprisingly, are houseware or gardening tools at the bottom of the list mentioned in the Chart the most desired mother day gifts. Of course, the best gift is one that cannot be purchased; most mothers are probably most excited about this.