As much as we'd like to pride ourselves on being organized gift shoppers, sometimes we're just...not. And with Mother's Day less than a week away (ahem, Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8), if you're scrambling to find last-minute gifts for dear ole’ mum, never fear. Below you'll find 39 Mother's Day gifts that are thoughtful, sweet and whether you order them right this second or two days before the big day arrives, are guaranteed to arrive on time.
39 Last Minute Mother's Day Gifts You Can Order Now
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For the Mom Who Can’t Stop Watching ‘Fixer Upper’ Reruns
She’s spending so much time at home these days that she can’t stop thinking of home improvement projects (same!). Gift her a one-on-one consultation with an interior designer, from the comfort of her own home, so she can turn her Fixer Upper obsession into reality. Choose from either a Havenly Mini ($79), which will let her refresh any room or the Havenly Full ($129), which will allow her to completely redesign an entire room.
For the Mom Who Loves to Cook
Your mom's already got a great arsenal of go-to meals, but if she's looking to mix things up, we've got just the thing: our very first cookbook! In honor of our tenth anniversary, we compiled our top recipes from the past decade, focusing on easy-yet-elegant breakfasts, mains, sides, apps and desserts. They may look fancy, but nothing's too fussy. And, if you order it by Sunday, May 2 at midnight, you'll get it in time for Mother's Day.
For the Mom Who Appreciates Flowers
There’s just no denying the beauty of a classic Mother’s Day standby. The Bouqs Co. offers gorgeous blooms (like this flower assortment with plantable succulents) for one-time delivery as well as a monthly flower subscription, since, TBH, every day is Mother’s Day in her world.
For the Mom Who Loves to Learn
With virtual classes that include cooking with Gordon Ramsey, photo sessions by Annie Leibovitz and even tennis lessons with world champion, Serena Williams, there’s truly a Master Class for every mom out there. And since we’re stuck at home, there’s no better time to learn a new skill. Each class includes on-demand videos that can be viewed at her own pace, plus a class workbook with optional assignments and an online student community. Choose to send an electronic gift card immediately via email, or on a specific date (reminder: it’s May 8).
For the Mom Who Likes Surprises
Four times per year, a FabFitFun box will get sent directly to her doorstep, with wellness, beauty and lifestyle products centered around a seasonal theme. Each shipment contains over $200 worth of products she’ll actually use (think packing cubes, face masks, slippers and more) for just $45.
For the Mom Who Never Tires of Rosé
Winc’s annual summer rosé subscription is back for another season, which means you should give mom the gift of all the rosé she can drink from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Every month, she’ll get a shipment of the brand’s signature Summer Water range (from rosé to bubbles to a chillable red). Here’s to hoping you can enjoy a glass or two with her this summer, even if it’s via FaceTime.
For the Mom with 75 Coffee Mugs
Choose the type of coffee, the delivery schedule and the number of shipments. Because while she definitely misses you, she really misses her morning coffee run.
For the Mom Who Shares Your Netflix Account
Give her a year of Disney+ and she’ll have endless TV for the grandkids to watch when she babysits. And yes, it’s totally fine to ask her to share the login, so the whole family can watch movies “together” from afar.
For the Mom Who Needs Some R&R
Stressful times call for stress-relieving measures and that’s exactly what these moisturizing bath fizzies deliver. Infused with jojoba, safflower and hemp seed oils, plus a light scent of jasmine and rose, they’ll leave her skin feeling soft and send her anxiety packing.
For the Mom Who Never Says No to Dessert
This famous Boston-based pastry shop typically has a line down the block and for good reason: its cannoli are to die for. Deliver everything mom needs to assemble her own treats (just be sure to select expedited shipping at checkout). The kit includes enough supplies to make ten of Mike’s Pastry’s cannoli. And you can choose from plain or chocolate ricotta filling and then let her customize with toppings including confectioners’ sugar, pistachios and chocolate chips.
11. Apron Gift Set
For the Mom Who Loves to Cook
Sure, mom’s cooking is delish, but if she’s prone to a chaotic, flour-coated kitchen mid-bake, she’ll appreciate this set complete with utensils, apron, matching bonnet and oven mitts for aiding in keeping things (or her clothes at least) splatter-free.
For the Mom Who Wants New Clothes, But Doesn’t Know Where to Start
By now, everyone is sick of wearing the same three outfits on repeat, but what else is there to wear? Turns out, Stitch Fix can help. An instant digital gift card will get her access to a personal stylist who can help her discover her best wardrobe ever, from the comfort of her own home.
For the Mom Who Loves Posting on Instagram
Photobooks are lovely but making them can be tedious. That’s why Chatbooks created a subscription that sends a personalized mini photo book each month, based on the pics in her camera roll. All she has to do is take two quick minutes to open the app and select which photos she wants to feature. She’ll enjoy having actual copies of all her best photos to show guests the second quarantine lifts.
For the Mom Who’s Not So Handy
For the moms who’d rather not involve themselves in mounting a big-screen TV or assembling an outdoor grill, Amazon is here to do the work for them. The retail giant lets you book furniture and outdoor equipment assembly or home theater set-ups through its website.
For the Mom to Be
Make her hospital stay and the trip back home a little more comfortable with this four-piece set that includes a decadently soft robe, nightshirt, socks and full-coverage undies.
For the Mom Looking to Reconnect with Nature
Is a vacation rental service similar to Airbnb, but it focuses on cabins, lodges and even campers far from the center of town. Mom will be able to properly relax, unwind and disconnect from the business of city life.
For the Mom Rediscovering Records
Take it back to the good old days of vinyl records with this monthly subscription service that will deliver six retro albums each month right to her door. And don’t worry, you can choose which genre of music to pull from so she doesn’t wind up with something she won’t actually enjoy.
For the Mom Who Loves Clean Beauty
This luxurious face oil is vegan, contains no added color, is un-scented and is free of gluten, soy, phthalates, PEGs or parabens and is cruelty-free. Plus it’ll look gorgeous sitting on her bathroom counter.
For the Mom Who’s Proud of her Garden
This handy little gardening seat also comes with a removable tote that has slots for five tools, like a trowel, rake or cultivator.
For the Mom Looking to Green-Up Her Home
This hip New York City plant shop makes gifting easy by offering subscription boxes that deliver one potted plant per month in a stylish earthenware planter. When she signs up, Mom can pick the color pot and what kinds of plants she wants to receive based on her green thumb aptitude: low light, beginner-friendly, medium size or pet-friendly.
For the Mom Whose Phone Battery Is Always at 15%
We suggest you buy a few so she can have one to stick in the car, one for her purse and one extra for safe keeping. You know, just in case.
For the Mom Who Has a Permanently Cracked Screen
After consistently forgetting to charge them, constantly dropping our phones is yet another cardinal iPhone sin. This heavy-duty case is still sleek and slim enough to fit well in her hand and comes in a slew of pretty, yet grown-up hues.
24. Luke’s Lobster
For the Foodie Mom
We all know someone who lives for seafood. If mom falls under this category, you can’t go wrong with mailing her a shrimp, salmon and lobster-filled box that she can use in her own, at-home recipes.
For the Mom With a Sweet Tooth
You’ll be hard-pressed to find anyone who wouldn’t appreciate a cookie bundle arriving on their doorstep, mom included. So if you’re looking to satisfy her sweet tooth, it doesn't get much better than a fresh batch of NYC hotpot Levain’s chewy, gooey treats.
26. Daily Look
For the Mom That’s a Shopaholic
In short, this subscription service is like shopping at a tiny, chic boutique. It offers a slew of stylish brands (like Rebecca Minkoff and J Brand, to be specific) and each box contains 12 items that mom can riffle through and then keep whatever she loves best.
For the Film Buff
Her favorite pastime is binging show after show and lounging on the couch. (Relatable.) But mom has since blown through her watch list on Netflix, Hulu and HBO Max, and is in desperate need of something new to get hooked on. Presenting Paramount+, a streaming service with a whole library of new titles for her to choose from, alongside live streams of news and television channels.
For the Mom Who’s Long Distance
You guys may be miles away from one another, but that doesn’t mean you can’t hangout together—at least virtually that is. And with the nifty video chat feature, the Echo is the ideal companion for ensuring your weekend mother-daughter wine nights stay in place..
For the Mom with Dry Hands
Whether she’s a gardener, baker or avid home renovator, Mom's hands probably take a beating. Help her soothe them with a nourishing, goat milk soap formula that hydrates, protects and gives her palms some much needed pampering.
For the Mom Who's a Latte Drinker
Early bird or not, sipping on a piping hot cup of coffee (even if it’s been sitting in her mug for hours) is just what mom needs to jumpstart her morning and face the day head on.
For the Mom Looking to Feel Zen
Yes, this chic-as-hell stone diffuser is easy on the eyes, but it does a darn good job of aromatherapy, too. After all, every mother deserves a sweet-smelling space to unwind in.
32. Amazon Kindle
For the Mom Who's a Bookworm
Her nose is always stuck in a book, so why not give her the ability to take her beloved stories wherever she goes, whether it’s the kiddo’s soccer games to work to travel and everywhere else in between.
For the Mom Who's Always Chilly
Less than $40 for a faux fur throw this snuggly? Yeah, that’s a no-brainer.
For the Mom with an Organized Kitchen
For Moms who love to cook, this heavy duty utensil holder is just the counter decor her kitchen is calling for.
For the Mom Who's an at Home Chef
Since we’re on the topic of great kitchen supplies, we aren’t saying it’s a guarantee, but gifting mom an impeccably crafted Dutch oven may just help convince her to whip up your fave recipes more often.
For the Mom Who Likes to Lounge
Gifting your mamma a plush robe may be a cliche, (anyone remember that Saturday Night Live skit a few years ago?) but there’s no denying that there’s a reason the cliche exists in the first place. Case in point? The bathrobe above that is seriously so cozy, she won’t completely dread any early morning wakeup calls.
Best for the Mom Working From Home
A treat for her feet, this fan-favorite pair of slippers boasts a multi-zone insole and padded heel for peak-levels of cozy. And with over a 1,000 reviewers loving i’s comfort and style, we are pretty sure she will too.
For the Mom Who Naps
Is there any better gift to give someone than a good night’s sleep? (We think not.) With the help of this weighted eye mask, mom can drift off to dreamland in comfort and catch better ZZZs.
For the Mom Who Loves Dinner Parties
She’s the hostess with the mostest, so gifting her a porcelain dinner plate set she can show off at her next dinner party is just the ticket.