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20+ Great Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts

Caught off guard by how close Mother’s Day is? Don’t worry – we’ve rounded up a list of great gifts that ship quickly.

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Holidays have a habit of creeping up on the forgetful among us. One moment Mother’s Day is months away, barely something to worry about and then, suddenly, it is breathing down our neck. Thankfully, we live in a world where a great gift can ship in just a day or two after just a few clicks and a little bit of imagination.

To make things all the easier for you anxious and forgetful shoppers, we’ve pulled together a list of last-minute Mother’s Day gifts. Whether your mom deserves a new yoga mat or some good bath supplies, we have everything you can want right here. And the best thing about it? Many are available on Amazon Prime, but others are digital or can be had with expedited shipping, so as long as you order a few days in advance you know it’ll get to mom on time. And if all else fails, make sure to send mom some flowers.

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Amazon Gift Card

If your mom is the type of lady who knows what she wants and goes out and gets it herself when she wants it, a gift card might be your safest bet for Mother's Day, especially at the last minute. This way, she can get herself exactly what she wants on your dime.

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The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo: A Novel
Now 45% off

One of this year's bestselling books, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is loaded with intrigue, old Hollywood glitz and glamour, plenty of drama and so much more. If your mom is an avid reader, she'll eat this book up.

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Hulu Streaming Service

If your mom hasn't quite gotten over her attachment to cable but she still watches movies and television, you could nudge her along with a Hulu subscription. There are a few options, but we're fond of the bundles that get you access to Hulu, Disney+ and ESPN+ for their comprehensiveness.

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Bespoke Post Subscription Boxes

Offering one of the widest arrays of monthly delivery boxes — each loaded to the gills with great gear — Bespoke Post makes for a great last-minute gift option. If your mom has a taste for liquor, a penchant for adventure, wants to dabble in gardening and/or has an interest in something else entirely, Bespoke Post probably has a box for it.

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Cameo Celebrity Greeting

If your mom has a particular celebrity she's fond of, you might be able to make her Mother's Day with a personalized shout-out from said figure. Cameo is the best way to make that happen and the brand offers personal greetings from a massive range of celebrities, professionals and more.

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The Kombucha Shop Brewing Starter Kit

Want to gift something a little weird for the DIY mom this Mother’s Day? Consider the Kombucha Brewing Kit. Included in the kit are a 1-gallon brew jar, pH test strips, kombucha cultures, and a temperature gauge.

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S'well White Marble Collection Traveler Mug

As odd as it may sound, water bottles are their own kind of accessory. Whether we like to admit it or not the bottles we carry around say something about us. This one from S’well is made from a kitchen-grade 18/8 stainless steel and features an attractive marble design and triple-walled build that keeps your cold drinks cold and your hot drinks hot.

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Fitbit Versa 2 Health and Fitness Smartwatch
Now 20% off

In addition to being one of the best all-around fitness trackers from Fitbit, the Versa 2 also monitors heart rate, meaning that it’s easier to track cardio and calories burned. The easy-to-use touch display and color range also make it an ideal gift to give to the active mom who is trying to track her workouts more closely.

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Ugg Portola Reversible Bath Robe

Like most simple things, bathrobes are underrated. And chances are if your mom already has one she’d likely appreciate a newer and plusher one like this example from Ugg — which also happens to be reversible. The maker of those comfy shoes everyone seemed to be wearing in the late aughts applied the same magic to their robe. Made with a plush fleece lining it offers nothing but comfort.

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Costa Farms Split-Leaf Philodendron Monstera Deliciosa Indoor Plant
Now 13% off

For green thumbs, houseplants are a great gift that can bring a bit of life to just about any room. If your mom is the nourishing type, she'll love this plant. And if she's still aspiring to green thumb status, this particular flora also happens to be quite easy to care for.

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Fellow Raven Stovetop Tea Kettle

Want to do something a little extra for mom? This stovetop tea kettle from Fellow is ideal. The unique design of the kettle makes it striking from a distance, while an integrated thermometer on top and tea strainer make it ideal for brewing enough tea to share for two.

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Benchmark Bouquets

Creative gifts are overrated. More often than not, something simple like a bouquet of flowers goes a long way towards letting mom know you care for her. This particular bunch of fresh-cut mini carnations ships fast — but be sure to make a little bit of extra time because it takes a day or two for the flowers to open all the way up.

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San Francisco Salt Co. Muscle Soak

Sometimes the best gifts are all about allowing someone to take time for themselves. These bath salts will help mom do just that. Made up of pure Epsom salt and infused with eucalyptus and peppermint oil, they’re billed to help soothe muscles and aches. The salts come in two, 10 and 20-pound bags.

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Teavana Perfectea Maker

There is tea, and then there is tea. This brewer from Teavana suspends the tea leaves and hot water above a glass while it brews, and then dispenses the infused liquid once done.

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Bee’s Wrap Assorted 3 Pack Food Wraps
Now 17% off

If your mom is one to cook big meals and save food for leftovers, consider these Bee’s Wrap packs. Essentially reusable plastic wrap, they can be used to preserve food in the fridge, rinsed off with cold water, and put away until the next use. Each can last for more than a year.

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Peru Pima Percale Cotton Bed Sheet Set

Our pick for the best bed sheets you can buy on Amazon, these are super-soft and will help your mom get all the beauty sleep she wants. They also come in numerous colors, they're environmentally certified and — in case you need more convincing of their quality — they're used in luxury hotels including Hilton, Sheraton, Mariott and more.

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OXO Good Grips 3-Piece Angled Measuring Cup Set

Not all measuring cups are created equal. These angled cups, for instance, not only measure up to four cups in a single container but ounces and millimeters as well. The deceptively dynamic kitchen tools are also BPA free.

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Manduka PRO Yoga Mat

It’s firm, grippy and durable, but what separates this yoga mat from the fray is that it’s made from a special biodegradable natural tree rubber. So when you gift this mat to your yogi mom, you can rest assured that you’re adding value to her daily workout without adding more waste to the world.

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Glerups Wool Slip-On Rubber Outsole
Now 10% off

These slippers are as comfortable as their name is unabashedly fun to say. Essentially woolen versions of Crocs, these mules feature a rubber sole for wearing both inside and outside the house.

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Amazon Echo Show 10 (3rd Gen)

Especially if you live elsewhere, an Echo Show can help you keep in contact with your beloved mum with easy video calling. As an added bonus, it also acts as a sort of robot butler and can help organize her calendar, give alerts on an as-needed basis, read recipes out lout, play her favorite shows and so much more.

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Paul Mitchell Express Ion Turbolight+ Hair Dryer

If utility and reliable performance are top of mind when looking to invest in a hairdryer, consider this option from Paul Mitchell. This full-size dryer is simple and gets straight to the point: an ergonomic design makes for a more comfortable drying experience, while negative ion emission maintains hair health and shine.

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On Cloudsurfer Sneaker

If your mom stays active, then she might be in the market for some new fitness sneakers, like these from On. The third generation, these shoes are ultralight, agile, offer great energy return and so much more.

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Michael Kors Logo Gold-Tone and Crystal Pendant Necklace

Getting jewelry on Amazon can be risky, but not if you know where to look and who to trust. This option from Michael Kors is simple, elegant, great quality for the money and is made to last.

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The Bouqs Co. Wild About U Bouquet

Flowers are a safe bet, but you don't have to be safe about your selection. This particular option from The Bouqs Co. is a bit more unique with its inclusion of wildflowers and succulents. If you want to play it safe, but not too safe this Mother's Day, stop here.

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