Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and time is running out to find that perfect gift for your mom. There’s a lot of pressure to find a great Mother’s Day gift, especially if you have a lot of siblings. There’s usually a bit of healthy rivalry between siblings, with a bit of competition to see who can get mom the best gift. After all, this is the woman who raised you, so no gift is too extravagant. We’ve rounded up ten awesome gift ideas for Mother’s Day. Every item on this list is available for rush shipping, so you have it rushed to her doorstep before the holiday. While some gifts are full price, we found a few items available at a huge discount.
Need more gift ideas? You might also want to check out our post on the best gifts for women, which includes over 100 great gift ideas for moms.
1. Lovely by Sarah Jessica Parker
Mom should feel special and pampered on Mother’s Day, so perfume is always a smart gift idea. This lovely scent is ideal for moms who love Sarah Jessica Parker, but moms who aren’t huge SJP fans will still like the way this eau de parfum smells. This silky, floral scent includes notes of lavender, nectarine, bergamot, and rosewood.
Price: $22.99 (66 percent off MSRP)
2. Fitbit Charge HR Fitness Tracker
The Charge HR was named “best overall choice for the money” in a Tom’s Guide article about the best fitness trackers of 2015. While it lacks the GPS, music controls, and notifications you’ll find on the higher-end Fitbit Surge, the Charge HR still has some great features. Real-time heart rate monitoring gives your mother a more accurate estimate of her calorie burn, which makes this an ideal gift for moms who are training for a race or triathlon. The Charge HR also has caller ID, which is a nice feature for when she gets calls during a run or trip to the gym.
3. Nine West Women’s Zui Synthetic Dress Sandal
What woman doesn’t love a new pair of shoes? These cute sandals are perfect for hitting the beach, or dancing the night away at a summer wedding. Shoes may be a somewhat unusual gift idea for Mother’s Day, but they’re definitely a thoughtful and unexpected present. These sandals are available in silver, gold, black, pink, and a beige-y tone called “light natural”.
Price: $51.75 – $69.95, depending on color and size selected
4. Silhouette Cameo Electronic Cutting Machine Starter Bundle
These electric cutter is an killer gift idea for a mom who loves scrapbooking. It can cut both fabric and vinyl, making it ideal for scrapbooking, sticker-making, sewing projects, or other arts and crafts. The starter bundle comes with the cutting machine, two 12″x12″ cutting mats, two cutting blades, a Silhouette Pick Me Up tool, a Silhouette Metallic Sketch Pen Pack, and a $25 download card for the Silhouette Design Store.
Looking for a sewing machine for someone younger? Check out our guide to the best kids sewing machines, which includes models appropriate for novice sewers of any age.
Price: $269.99 (22 percent off MSRP)
5. GoPro 3-Way Grip/Arm/Tripod
Is your mom an active woman who loves using her GoPro camera? A rugged, GoPro-friendly selfie stick can help her document all of her adventures.
This hybrid selfie stick from GoPro can be used in three different configurations. You can use this combo device as a tripod, or as a camera grip. You can also use this product as an extension arm. The tripod stores inside the handle, which is a nice, compact solution. It’s also waterproof, and works with all GoPro models. If your mom has a great vacation planned for this summer, this an accessory she’ll find very useful.
6. Gold Tone Filigree Heart Shaped Locket Pendant
This inexpensive necklace is the perfect Mother’s Day gift for people who are on a tight budget. It’s made from brass, but looks like gold. Before presenting this gift, take the time to put a picture of yourself inside the locket.
Price: $12.99 (83 percent off)
7. Margaritaville DM1595-000-000 Key West Frozen Concoction Maker with Jumbo Jar and Travel Bag
This Margaritaville mixer is a great Mother’s Day gift for that mom who loves entertaining. It has automatic settings to help your mom create perfectly smooth, restaurant-quality frozen drinks. The 54 ounce blender jar is double insulated, which helps to keep your drinks at the perfect temperature. In addition, this particular model comes with a heavy duty canvas travel bag. This bag makes it easy to take the Margaritaville party with you, wherever you need to go.
Price: $190.03 (52 percent off MSRP)
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8. Death Wish Coffee
Death Wish Coffee claims to be the world’s strongest brew, making it the idea gift for any woman just isn’t herself before her first cup of coffee. Available in one-pound bags, this cool coffee also gets high marks for being fair trade and certified organic. Pair it with a great coffee mug (like this cute, heat-sensitive mug from Fred & Friends), and you’ve got the perfect gift for the caffeine addict in your life. This is an especially thoughtful gift for moms who have to get up early for work, or moms who need a little extra caffeine to help them deal with their rowdy kids.
9. ALEX AND ANI Birthstone Bangle
Part of what makes the ALEX AND ANI brand so appealing is the low entry price. That makes it affordable to buy several at once, and wear them stacked on your arm. These birthstone bangles from Alex and Ani come in Rafaelian Gold or Rafaelian Silver, with birthstones available for every month of the year. Pick out your mom’s birthstone, and she’ll have a personalized gift that she can cherish for years to come. You could also get her bangles with the birthstone for each one of her children. This is the perfect gift for any mom who already has a ton of ALEX AND ANI pieces in her jewelry box.
10. Silver ‘I Love You Necklace’ in 120 Languages
NanoStyle Jewelry creates unique pieces that have extremely tiny inscriptions. This silver necklace features the phrase “I love you” in 120 different languages on top of a colored cubic zirconia stone. The inscription itself is done in 24 karat gold.
There are multiple color options to choose from, so you can find a color that suits your mom’s personality or mirrors her birthstone’s color. Every necklace comes with a magnifying glass, which will help your mom see all of the tiny, detailed work. Mother’s Day gifts are all about saying “I love you”, and this gift says it both literally and figuratively.
Price: $149 (20 percent off)
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