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30 Last-Minute Mother's Day Gifts That Are Still Extra Thoughtful
How does Mother's Day always, always manage to sneak up so quickly? No, it may not be on the same day each year, but it does consistently takes place on the second Sunday in May...which makes it even more confounding when you turn around and realize that, yes, it really is in just a matter of days, and no, you still don't have a Mother's Day gift figured out. (Besides, well, a beautiful Mother's Day brunch spread. Does that count?)
The good news: Mother's Day brunch does count for something! Just ask Ree Drummond's kids, who prepare her a "breakfast in bed" each Mother’s Day. Still, you might want to grab a last-minute Mother's Day gift if you really want to maintain your coveted "favorite child" status.
That's where this list of ideas comes in. Each of these genius, affordable Mother's Day gifts will arrive in time for the big day (this year it's on May 9), and if you're really cutting it close, you're still in luck: Gift cards, digital finds, subscriptions, and other brilliant last-minute picks are here to save the day, even when, you know, it is the day.
The best part? None of these ideas look "last-minute" in the slightest—and your secret's safe. Promise.
Yes, there are even options here for the day-of.