26 Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts That Don’t Require Shipping
Get Mom the perfect present without worrying about it arriving on time.
Mother’s Day 2022 is less than a week away—which means if you haven’t yet bought a gift for Mom, you’re quickly running out of time. Fortunately, however, no matter how late you wait, there are some surprisingly thoughtful presents that you can order up until the morning of Mother’s Day.
Below, we’ve rounded up the best last-minute Mother’s Day gifts that don’t have to be shipped, so you can still get them in time for the big celebration. From a MasterClass All-Access Pass to The Sill plant subscription service, these are the presents Mom will surely love.
With a MasterClass All-Access Pass, Mom can learn everything from cooking with Gordon Ramsay to photography with Annie Leibowitz without ever leaving the comfort of her living room.
2. The Bouqs. Co. Flower Subscription
Flowers for Mother’s Day are always nice, but flowers arriving at her home every week or month are even better. The Bouqs Co. offers beautiful bouquets from red roses to ethereal wildflowers.
3. Wayfair Gift Card
Arming Mom with a Wayfair e-gift card could be dangerous. She can shop for any room inside or outside the house, whether she wants a new accent chair for the living room or a patio furniture set for the backyard.
4. Harry & David Bulb of the Month Club
Harry & David, the brand famous for its swanky gift baskets, also offers a highly rated subscription box for gardeners. Every month, Mom will get a set of pre-planted bulbs, including lilies, amaryllis, and tulips.
5. Sips By Tea Subscription Box
If she prefers a cuppa to a cup of joe, gift Mom a subscription to Sips By, where she’ll receive a box of assorted tea flavors each month personalized to her tastes and preferences.
6. Baked By Melissa Cupcakes
Moms with a sweet tooth will love indulging in a sampler of Baked By Melissa Cupcakes, which have skyrocketed in popularity over the past year. The mini cupcakes come in flavors like salted caramel brownie, confetti cookie dough, and more.
7. The Sill Plant Subscription
Plant parents will love having a happy and healthy houseplant delivered to their doorstep every month. Bonus: It arrives in a decorative planter so there’s no potting involved.
8. National Parks Annual Pass
For the outdoorsy mamas, consider a National Parks Annual Pass. It will let her explore any of the parks across the country, whether she wants to hike through Yellowstone or take an airboat tour of the Everglades.
9. Winc Wine Subscription
One of the most popular wine subscription services, Winc will broaden Mom’s horizons in the world of vino and help her explore new varieties and flavor profiles. Rose all day, anyone?
10. HelloFresh Meal Kit Delivery
Make healthy, homemade meals a lot easier for Mom with a subscription to HelloFresh, where she’ll receive fresh ingredients along with step-by-step, easy-to-follow recipes for delicious dishes.
11. Kindle Unlimited
If she already owns a Kindle, give her the gift of thousands of e-books right at her fingertips with a subscription to Kindle Unlimited. She’ll find almost every genre and every author out there.
For a unique Mother’s Day gift, LovePop has a flower bouquet of the month subscription that will send Mom a stunning bunch of intricate, laser-cut paper flowers. Not only are they unlike anything she’s likely seen, they’ll also last forever.
13. Sur La Table Cooking Class
Whether Mom is an experienced home chef or just starting to dabble in the kitchen, she’ll benefit from a cooking class at Sur La Table, where she can learn how to whip up homemade paella or bake like the contestants on “The Great British Baking Show.”
14. Audible Subscription
Maybe Mom is too busy to sit down and read but she loves books. Enter a subscription to Audible, where she’ll have access to seemingly unlimited podcasts and audiobooks to listen to wherever, whenever.
15. UrbanStems Flower Subscription
Another trendy flower delivery service, UrbanStems will deliver a one-time bouquet of blooms to Mom or a monthly subscription. If you splurge on the Luxe option, her flowers will even come in a chic designer vase with a gorgeous candle to match.
16. Artifact Uprising Custom Photo Book
You can’t go wrong with a personalized photo album full of Mom’s favorite people and memories. With a gift card to Artifact Uprising, she can design her own to cherish for years to come.
17. Amazon Prime Membership
If Mom still doesn’t have her own Amazon Prime membership, Mother’s Day is the perfect excuse to give her the gift of free shipping, same-day delivery, and hours of online shopping.
As busy as Mom is, she doesn’t always have the time to go grocery shopping (nor does she want to). With an Instacart e-gift card, she can get all her groceries delivered quickly and effortlessly, with no waiting in line or braving traffic required.
19. The Home Depot Gift Card
DIYers, homeowners, and gardeners alike always appreciate a good old Home Depot e-gift card, which they can use on anything from tools to plants to paint.
20. Book of the Month Subscription
If Mom is always reading, give her a subscription to Book of the Month, where she’ll get a curated collection of some of the hottest new releases every month—personalized to her preferences, of course.
21. Shaker & Spoon Cocktail Club
Mojitos? Margaritas? Old-fashioneds? No matter Mom’s cocktail of choice, she can improve her bartending skills with a Shaker & Spoon subscription box, which includes all the ingredients she needs along with fun recipes to try.
There’s a good chance the mom in your life could use a little more self-care—so she might like a subscription to Therabox. Inside, she’ll find a bunch of goodies, like bath bombs, journals, essential oils, and more.
Whether Mom wants to learn how to crochet, cook, paint, or even woodwork, she can do it all (and more) with a Craftsy membership, where she’ll have access to thousands of online classes taught by pros.
24. Uncommon Experiences
For the mom who has everything, you’ll make her day with Uncommon Experiences from Uncommon Goods. Choose from activities like flower arranging, doggie cake baking, vegetable garden planting, and more.
25. My Garden Box
My Garden Box is a gardener’s dream. Every month, Mom will get a box full of everything she needs for her own plant project, whether it’s a succulent garden or a macrame planter to hang outside.
If Mom is a firm believer there’s no such thing as too many plants, order her an orchid, African violet, lavender tree, or any number of other plants available at Bloomscape, which ships directly from the greenhouse to her home.