Time got away from you, and now Mother’s Day is right around the corner (this year it falls on Sunday, May 8). What now? Before you promise an IOU, consider this: There are plenty of easy, yet thoughtful last-minute Mother’s Day gifts you can choose from. (And, no, you don't need to have the crafting skills to make a DIY present at home.) These days there are even virtual presents—think cooking classes or wine tastings you can do together. But if you really want something delivered to her, there are countless online retailers that can send a Mother’s Day gift from a daughter or son in record time.
Tap your Amazon Prime subscription for that coveted one- or two-day delivery, or opt for rush shipping from a favorite like Anthropologie for something even more unique. Whether she's a new mom, your grandma, or you totally forgot to get something for your wife, you can rest easy knowing that every item on this list will be at her doorstep (along with that heartfelt card) by May 8. (And pro tip: Just because you're working with a smaller shipping window doesn't mean you can't get her something unique and personalized.)
Think of this as a new spin on birthstone jewelry. Instead of a gem, the heart-shaped pendant is filled with flowers corresponding to her (or her child's) birth month.
An oh-so-soft lounger that totally lives up to its name to make mom's coveted quiet time even more enjoyable.
Your mom can have her daily dose of java with an extra shot of empowerment. The double-wall stainless steel interior keeps drinks hot or cold, but the powder-coated matte finish stops the mug from sweating on the outside.
There's so much to love about this beautiful gold bangle. It goes with just about anything—casual or fancy—and harbors a hidden message: Mom's got a heart of gold.
Make your mama's kitchen bloom with a set of new dishes. These 8" ceramic plates are beautiful and useful, and—bonus!—arrive already gift wrapped.
This delicate piece of jewelry comes with a monogrammed stone that can hold mom's initial.
Bring one of the latest beauty trends to her bathroom with this pretty pink rose quartz roller and gua sha set. The now trending ancient practice is said to help stimulate collagen, smooth fine lines, and encourage lymphatic drainage.
This budget-friendly gift helps you pen 12 heartfelt letters mom will cherish forever.
There's a reason more than 6,000 reviewers swear by this hair dryer/curling wand combo—it makes getting a salon-quality blowout so much faster and easier. And isn't time something every mom wishes she had more of?
Striking a balance between comfy, lightweight, and durable, these indoor/outdoor shoes can take your mom from errands to gardening to chilling on the couch.
Give the VIM (Very Important Mother) in your life this finger-licking good, small-batch black truffle ranch and sriracha set—she'll be raving about it all summer long.
If your mom loves journaling—or never made the transition from paper calendar to digital—treat her to the Oprah-approved way to get all those thoughts and task written down. The calendar pages aren't pre-filled with a date, so she can start scribbling whenever.
Designed for the eco-conscious beauty aficionado, this set of five brushes (including foundation, concealer, and shadow) will snap apart at the end of their life cycle for easy recycling and composting.
Because each sun hat is hand-painted, no two are alike—which means you might as well buy one for her, one for you.
This light floral and citrus-scented diffuser will perfume mom's home and look beautiful on the vanity.
For the maternal figure in your life who appreciates tech, sleek wireless earphones are just what she needs. There's up to three hours of usage on one charge so she can listen to her favorite podcast or chat on the phone while she's on the go.
Moms can wear their hearts on their sleeves in the prettiest way. Get her a stack—in either brass, copper, or aluminum—customized with her kids' names.
Inspired by their grandmothers' baking, a pair of childhood friends from southern Italy opened an artisanal cookie company in California to share the tradition of coming together over cookies, coffee, and conversation. If you won't be able to see your mom in person this year, send her (and yourself) this basket of melt-in-your-mouth butter cookies to enjoy together but apart.
This cozy Turkish cotton wrap comes in sizes extra small through 3x, so it'll fit every body just how it's supposed to.
Add this pastel blender from Drew Barrymore's brand to mom's kitchen lineup and she'll be whipping up fresh smoothies in no time.
This ultra-luxurious seaweed-infused body oil gives skin a boost of antioxidants for a smoother, firmer appearance. It's also cruelty-free and made without parabens and sulfates.
An extra-large mug is the perfect vessel for coffee, tea, or something stronger—plus oatmeal, ice cream, and snacks. This neutral duo will spruce up your mom's mug game without messing up her kitchen's color scheme.
This funny adult coloring book gives her all the validation she needs: the fact that you know mommin' ain't easy. Pair it with some colored pencils and a bottle of wine, then let her be for the evening.
When a spa gift card is a budget buster, consider this acupressure mat instead. Though it doesn't look very comfortable, more than 1,600 reviewers give the safe at-home treatment five stars, praising it for its ability to relieve back, neck, and shoulder pain, plus increase energy levels and improve quality of sleep.
Show mom some love—in plant form! These baby succulents are easy to care for, pet-friendly, and tiny enough to hide on an already crowded shelf or side table.
Is mom lamenting the loss of her 20/20 vision? Make sure she has readers just as stylish as Oprah's.
This new Corkcicle collab pairs the brand's trusty drinkware (this cup will keep mom's wine chilled for 9 hours) with Rifle Paper's signature whimsical floral illustrations.
Up her at-home pedicure game with a foot exfoliant that'll make her tootsies as smooth as butter.
Your mom gives so much—now you can give her something that'll be just hers. Unless your names start with the same letter, of course.
Ideal for working mamas or long-distance grandmothers, this WiFi enabled photo frame allows you to instantly upload your favorite snapshots from afar.