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5 perfect boxed gift sets for Mother's Day

Show mom how much you love her with a great gift

1. Champagne and Chocolates for Two ($50)

Indulgences are sweeter when shared, so create an instant date with a picnic hamper packed with two mini bottles of Chandon Brut sparkling wine plus Lindt fudge truffles and Ghirardelli dark chocolate. Buy it at Gift Tree.

2. Cocoa Butter Tub Truffles ($32)

"These truffles aren't edible, but they are certainly a treat." Made of cocoa butter, clay, and essential oils, each one "turns an ordinary bath into an extraordinary spa experience." Scents include rose, mocha, lavender, and rosemary. Buy it at Uncommon Goods.

3. Clive Christian Perfume Set ($225)

London perfumer Clive Christian is "a master of creating long-lasting, get-you-noticed scents." Each of the hand-blended perfumes in this set's amber bottles "smells divine," offering a range of woody, floral, and fruity notes. Buy it at Saks Fifth Avenue.

4. Mamma Mia Italian Specialties ($123)

Mom doesn't have to be Italian to appreciate this collection of imported specialty items, including a Tuscan olive oil, white balsamic vinegar, biscotti, a pistachio spread, olive oil hand cream, and a packet of parsley or basil seeds. Buy it at Olio 2 Go.

5. Anjou Handmade Soaps Set ($9)

A bargain gift that doesn't look the part, this quartet of elegantly packaged soaps offers a bouquet of scents — lavender, rose, tea tree, and chamomile. Walnut particles in each bar promote gentle ­exfoliation. Buy it at Amazon.

Editor's note: Every week The Week's editors survey product reviews and articles in websites, newspapers, and magazines, to find cool and useful new items we think you'll like. We're now making it easier to purchase these selections through affiliate partnerships with certain retailers. The Week may get a share of the revenue from these purchases.

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