#1: Personalized thank you notes: The art of thank you note writing needs to be kept alive. Our mothers-in-law fit into the generation where this was the standard, and would appreciate an elegant set of cards where they can hand write (yes, I said it…with a pen and everything) a sweet sentiment. thepaperwink.com
#2: Bella Sera Pinot Grigio: Your mother-in-law may love white wine, but doesn't necessarily want it to be saccharin sweet. This readily available and affordable choice is a perfect hostess gift for your mother-in-law's Christmas or Hannukah dinner.
#3: Neck Scarf: Although a woman’s wardrobe is very personalized, and choosing something to fit into it can sometimes be risky, these classic paisley patterned scarves are simple and neutral, won’t break the bank, and provide a nice splash of color to any outfit. rootessa.com
#4: Wine Markers: My mother-in-law loves to hang out with her girlfriends, and her beverage of choice is white wine, dunked with a fresh cold ice cube. She’d love these wine-markers, varying in pattern and color to hand out to her friends on a girl’s night in. mixtstudio.com
#5: Wine Bottle Stoppers: Who doesn’t like a little sparkle in their lives? These elegant wine bottle stoppers are festive and special, for those evenings when that bottle of wine has a bit left over. bedbathandbeyond.com