This year, Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, May 12, which, in case you haven’t looked at a calendar recently, is just days away. And though we here at the Strategist have spent the past few weeks digging up the best Mother’s Day gifts for moms — from foodie moms to moms who like things that smell nice— at this point, you probably just want to know which gifts are going to arrive in time for Mother’s Day. It might be too late to order a personalized gift, but that doesn’t mean your gift can’t be personal.
To make things even easier for you, we’ve pulled together a list of 29 Strategist-approved, last-minute Mother’s Day gifts at every price point.
This cheap but expensive-looking tray is made of glass with a bold graphic design — and if you’re an Amazon Prime member, it will come on time with free two-day shipping. (That’s true of all of the items from Amazon on this list.)
This sweet illustrated book will please Maira Kalman fans and/or moms who like baking.
You can’t go wrong with cheap Mother’s Day gifts from expensive brands, like this Le Creuset tea-bag holder. For bonus points, match it to the Le Creuset cookware your mom already owns.
For moms who like nice-smelling things, this lavender-and-ylang-ylang-scented balm is made with essential oils — and will arrive in two days with Amazon Prime shipping.
For the mom with a sense of humor or who is a frequent reader of the Cut.
While gift cards are often the mark of a last-minute gift, they can still be super-thoughtful — like this one from Keepsake Frames, which managing editor Maxine Builder is getting for her mom this year.
A good gift for an artsy mom looking for a new medium to explore.
This diaper bag that doesn’t really look like one is lightweight, practical, and stylish, making it another solid gift idea for new moms.
For the mother-in-law who golfs.
Another nice-smelling Mother’s Day gift.
This sommelier-approved book on Champagne will be appreciated by a wine-drinking mom.
For the mom who loves lightweight things, this tote from Baggu can fit all her everyday essentials and weighs only eight ounces.
It’s hard to go wrong with a nice robe for Mother’s Day, and this lightweight cotton one is a perennial Strategist favorite.
Get this yogi-approved mat so she doesn’t have to keep using the rented ones at her studio.
This basketlike bag is a great gift for a mom who’s ready to hit the pool this summer.
Strategist editor Alexis Swerdloff got her mom this “super-simple and elegant” stainless-steel watch from Swiss brand Mondaine last year.
This alarm clock from Philips — which writer Liz Krieger calls her “own private sunrise” — is perfect for every mom looking to get more zzz’s.
Another affordable gift from an expensive brand that’ll arrive in time for Mother’s Day.
An excellent gift for a foodie mom looking for some fresh herbs on demand.
Why get Mom a massage when you can give her an at-home foot massagershe can use whenever she wants?
Bouquets are kind of the perfect last-minute Mother’s Day gift, and there are several start-ups making it easy. This bouquet from UrbanStems, curated by Vogue editors, features peonies, ranunculus, and spray roses.
If you’d prefer to bring your own blooms to Mom from a local florist (or your bodega, we don’t judge), you can at least get a handsome glass vase to put them in.
This easy-to-use digital photo frame will please the mom who wants to see more photos of her grandkids.
A barista-approved, easily adjustable coffee grinder for the mom who can’t function without a fresh cup.
The Cadillac of hair dryers is a sure-fire way to show your love.
This neat kitchen contraption keeps wine sealed and safe from oxidation after opening.
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