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Mother's Day is around the corner, but time isn't much of a constraint with the gifts you'll find below. We've got you covered with last-minute gift ideas that can be ordered, delivered, and presented in time for Mother's Day on Sunday, May 8, 2022.
If you're cutting it close, we also have recommendations for subscriptions and virtual gift cards that can be purchased and gifted on the day of — just mention the gift in a nice card. And if you need more ideas, you can also consider ordering via Amazon Prime, which promises two-day delivery.
Here are 23 of the best last-minute Mother's Day gifts that will arrive by May 8:
Let's start with the Mother's Day basic — a beautiful bouquet. UrbanStems offers a range of fresh, modern bouquets and other arrangements that are a step above the average flower mix.
It was the best flower delivery service we tested, and the best part: they offer next-day delivery for 48 states and same-day delivery in New York City and Washington, DC.
Trade will let her customize her monthly shipment to her taste and help her figure out what she really wants to be drinking. Read our full review of Trade here.
Birchbox packages makeup, hair, and skincare products, making it a perfect way for Mom to try new products without investing in an expensive tube of skin cream. It's a greatt IOU to include in a card, so you'll have something ordered in time for May 8.
From grocery store runs to walks in the park, moms are frequently on the go. The Allbirds Women's Wool Loungers are some of the comfiest shoes we've reviewed, and the brand appeared not once, but three times in our best women's white sneakers guide. The shoes will arrive in two business days or can be expedited in one business day.
Beyond just playing music, the Echo will give Mom ample distractions and helpful, hands-free info (like converting ounces to grams) while she's busy around the house.
If Amazon's Echo isn't her thing, we have other smart speaker recommendations from other brands here.
Goldbelly connects with restaurants to deliver snacks and meals all over the country, from Maine lobster to New York bagels. If you don't have time to order a meal, simply grab Mom a virtual gift card to use when she wants.
You can read more about Goldbelly here.
Frame a photo of one of her favorite memories — whether it's people, a place, or a pet — and get it shipped the next day.
Give mom a salon-like manicure without the need for an in-person appointment. Red Carpet is the best at-home gel nail kit we tested, and it will arrive from Ulta in two to three business days with premium shipping (it's also available for in-store pickup after ordering).
For a limited Mother's Day sale, you can get a shared account on multiple devices for the same price as an individual one.
If mom is a wine fanatic, Winc is a fitting gift. The most affordable subscription starts at $39, which includes three $13 bottles of wine. You can also purchase a gift card for choosing bottles. You can read about our experience in using the Winc wine subscription service.
If you're chipping in with your siblings or simply want to splurge on mom this year, the Dyson Airwrap styler is your best bet. We tested it alongside a celebrity hairstylist and found it to be a quality, versatile tool that produces gorgeous salon looks with its air-and-no-heat technology.
We love the Bodum Chambord French Press; it's timeless, affordable, and unfussy.
You can find all our favorite French presses here.
This long, soft robe is Amazon Prime-eligible and perfect for mom to curl up in.
Meal delivery is all the rage these days — you get pre-selected meal options shipped to your door, with pre-portioned ingredients included. We tested HelloFresh and deemed it as one of our favorite meal delivery kit services.
For shipping, HelloFresh offers expedited delivery, depending on the plan selected.
If Mom's a bookworm, Book of the Month is an especially thoughtful and unique gift. It's a book club that has been around since 1926 and delivers a hardcover book to her door once a month (subscribers get to pick a new book out of five each month).
You can learn more about Book of the Month here.
Does mom want to stay active while working from home? The FitDesk Bike Desk 3.0 is a laptop desk and exercise bike hybrid that will get her feet moving while in meetings. Even better: it's Amazon Prime-eligible and something that will boost productivity.
For an add-on, pair the bike desk with a pair of our favorite spin shoes we tested.
If mom has complained about her hair taking too long to dry after a shower, then she might appreciate the hair towel we love. It cuts drying time in half and helps protect the hair from breakage and frizz.
For the adventurer at heart, an REI membership is a pretty thoughtful gift It lasts a lifetime and comes with a slew of benefits such as discounts on shop services, rentals, and eligible purchases each year.
Walmart is known to sell almost everything under the sun, and gifting mom a Walmart+ subscription adds the convenience of items shipped directly to your door. We tried it out and, whether shopping for groceries or video games, Walmart+ is a practical idea.
If mom is a big Amazon shopper and isn't already an Amazon Prime member, here's how to sign her up — a monthly subscription costs $14.99.
Make sure your mom, mother-in-law, guardian, or loved one is head-to-toe cozy with a pair of plush slippers.