Last minute Mother’s Day gifts to scoop up before Sunday

Last minute Mother’s Day gifts that she'll actually use

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Forgot something? We've compiled a fantastic list of last minute Mother's Day gifts...just in case you decided to procrastinate (don't worry—we've been in the same boat).

From cookbooks to crystals, coffee machines to the best scented candles, our list has a little something for everyone. If you want to help mom up her self-care practice routine we've got you covered. If you think your favorite lady could use a new kitchen gadget, we can assist with that, too. 

And don't worry if you need something last minute, as retailers have blessed us with same-day and next-day deliveries options that deserve a round of applause. But do read the fine print before hitting "checkout," as some products from a particular store may be eligible for expedited shipping and delivery while others are not. 

Have a look below to see what strikes your fancy. These trinkets are so good, you might even trick mom into thinking you purchased her gift weeks ago. It'll be our little secret!

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1. Foreo Bear Smart Microcurrent Face Lift Device

RRP: $299 | Next day delivery cost: Free with Prime

Treat her to an at-home facial with the Foreo Bear device. Easy to use, the Bear firms and tones skin, as the microcurrent it emits stimulates the muscles under the skin. It also helps to boost collagen and elastin production, while increasing cell renewal to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Quick and convenient to slot into her skincare routine (opens in new tab), the Bear is eligible for next-day delivery and is a pretty big gift that she'll definitely be happy with. And if it's a higher price than you wanted to spend in one go, Amazon also offers interest-free monthly payments to make it easier.



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2. RHS Gardening Through the Year

RRP: $31.18| Next day delivery cost: Free with Prime

Ideal for any green-fingered moms, this book lays out exactly what to do in the garden and when throughout the year so that she can really make the most of the peaks and troughs of the weather.

It has monthly chapters, as well as last-chance reminders and tips on how to get ahead, too. For any listophiles, it also comes with helpful to-do lists so that they can really keep on top of their garden organization.


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3. Nespresso Vertuo Plus Special Edition

RRP: $119.25 | Next day delivery cost: Free with Prime

Upgrade her morning caffeine hit with this snazzy coffee machine from Nespresso that's eligible for next-day delivery on Amazon.

With one button she can make five different sizes of coffee thanks to Nespresso's clever capsules and it comes in various colors to suit her kitchen.


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4. Dishoom Cookbook

RRP: $17.29 | Next day delivery cost: Free with Prime

Bring her all the goodness of London's favorite Dishoom with this detailed cookbook that gives away all of the famous restaurant's best kept secrets.

It features recipes for their iconic Bombay comfort food, including their Black Daal, Okra Fries, Jackfruit Biryani, Chicken Ruby and the famous Bacon Naan Roll.


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5. 17-piece crystals set

RRP: $13.25 | Next day delivery cost: Free with Prime

If your mom is all about manifesting with crystals (opens in new tab), help her develop her journey with this compact set.

It contains 17 different selections, so whether you want to give her crystals for anxiety (opens in new tab), crystals for good luck (opens in new tab) or the best crystals to help sleep (opens in new tab), there should be something in this set that she can make use of.


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6. Kremer’s Mother’s Day Chocolate Covered Sandwich Cookies Gift Basket 

RRP: $25.95 | Next day delivery cost: Free with Prime

Chocolate, cookies...or both?! There's no need to choose with his decadent assortment of sweats.

You'll get classic cookies like chocolate chips and peanut butter cups topped with chocolate and drizzled with sweets. Fingers crossed mom will share!


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7. EFYTAL Mother Daughter Necklace

RRP: $39.99 | Next day delivery cost: Free with Prime

We all love to snag something impressive from a great affordable jewelry brand, (opens in new tab) so this token would make a lovely gift that looks like it's been planned weeks in advance.

A simple but chic sterling silver necklace that shows the unbreakable bond between a mother and daughter.


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8. Shari's Berries Mother's Day Drizzled Strawberries

RRP: $34.99–$74.99 | Next day delivery cost: From $4.99

Mom will love chocolate and white chocolate-dipped strawberries on her special day!

Choose from a half dozen up to two dozen. 


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9. Martha Stewart Collection Lemon Tea Kettle Set

RRP: $89.99 | Next day delivery cost: Varies

Who doesn't fancy a spot of tea? This teacup and kettle set is the perfect way to add a bit of spring to the kitchen.

And it's bright and citrussy design is a lovely addition to the spring and summer months.


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10. Martha Stewart Collection Enameled Cast Iron Speckled 4-Qt. Dutch Oven

RRP: $159.99 | Next day delivery cost: Varies

Part tool, part decoration, this gorgeous dutch oven will be in mom's kitchen for all of eternity.

And it'll make a really useful addition to her cooking repertoire.


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11. Voluspa Mini Spring Candle Set

RRP: $48 |Same day delivery cost: Starting at $6.95

No need to book a plane ticket to enjoy a tropical getaway: the best of a beach vacation is right here. 

This candle set includes Kalahari Watermelon and Panjore Lychee with Sephora-exclusive fragrances Tahitian Coconut Vanilla and Havana Mint Mojito.

Want to keep the vacation vibes going? Here's how to make candles last longer (opens in new tab).


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12. Virgin Experience Mother's Day Gifts

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From $41

Want to really make an impression this Mother's Day? Virgin Experience options will give you something to remember with a variety of offers: sunset cruises, indoor skydiving, at-home personal chefs—the list is a mile long! 

Book a fun activity, and voila!  


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13. up & up Foot Bath with Bubbles & Heat

RRP: $30.49 |Same day delivery cost: Free for members or $9.99, depending on location

Can't make it to the spa? Let the spa come to you with this electric foot bath and massager that will inspire new wellness trends (opens in new tab)


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14. Williams Sonoma Virtual Events

RRP: Various prices

From private cooking events to cooking classes and baking tutorials, Williams Sonoma's virtual class offerings are perfect for the foodie in your life.


Danielle is a writer for woman&home and My Imperfect Life, covering all-things news, lifestyle and entertainment. 


The heart of her time at Future has been devoted to My Imperfect Life, where she's been attuned to the cosmos and honed in on astrology coverage within the Life vertical. She's partial to writing pieces about the next big TV obsession—anyone else impatiently waiting for "Conversations with Friends"—and keeping you up to date on new trends like the latest must-have from Zara. 


Before her time at Future, Danielle was the editor of Time Out New York Kids and a news editor at Elite Daily. Her work has also appeared in Domino, Chowhound, amNewYork and Newsday, among other outlets. 


When Danielle is not working, you can usually find her reading a new book, coffee at hand, or attempting a new recipe. (Recommendations always welcome!)

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