Ideal Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Hey hey you guys! I hope you sweetie pies are doing well. For today’s post, I am sharing gifts that the moms in your life actually want. Whether this is for your mom, your partner who’s a mom, or your side piece that’s a mother – these ideas will be greatly appreciated. I know I would love any of these options so if you’re interested keep reading.

Also make sure to check out my Mother’s Day post from last year here.

House Cleaning

The last thing any mom wants to do on Mother’s day is clean. Taking this off of her plate will definitely put a smile on her face. Now when I say “clean” I don’t mean just to wash dishes or do a load of laundry. I mean clean the house top to bottom. (Think chores that you never think about like wiping the baseboards, scrubbing the tub, etc.) Or if you can, pay to get the house professionally cleaned. Invest in getting the full package where you can get your house cleaned top to bottom – laundry included. It will cost you a pretty penny but Moms are more than worth it.

Gift Cards

Gift cards are an easy and quick gift that take out all the legwork. Go the extra mile and get it from a place that they love. Your special lady loves coffee? Get a gift card to her fave coffee shop! Perhaps you get a card from Spec’s if she loves wine. I will say if you get a gift card make sure to include a realistic amount so that they can actually enjoy the gift card.


Candles, incense, wallflowers – whatever speaks to your special lady. I personally love candles. All women love for their place to smell good. For boy moms especially this can be quite the challenge. Gifting the mom in your life with her favorite scented candles will definitely make her happy.


Moms go through a lot of stress physically from carrying and delivering a baby. I personally still suffer from sciatica pain and pain in my back. Also as a dancer, my body goes through a lot. I would definitely love to spend the day getting my body aligned and worked out.

Cook Food

Prepare her favorite meal or get it delivered. I am always in the mood to eat. Food is the way to my heart. (Ask my husband) I definitely don’t want to be bothered with arranging dinner plans. Take all of the guesswork out for her and take the initiative!

Alone Time

This is definitely the one! Whether you take the kids and get out the house, or take it next level by booking a hotel room – all moms would love some alone time. Note that I said alone time so yes that includes you too. Make sure she has alone time to watch a Netflix series or to take a nap. Whether it’s for a few hours or a few days, some peace and solitude can do a mom a world of good. Trust me on this one.

Moms, what do you think of this list? What would you add? Chime in the comments below! Share this with a mom in your life and show them love! Being a mother is one of the most challenging yet rewarding experiences ever!

“Mother’s are like glue. Even when you can’t see them, they’re still holding the family together.” ~ Susan Gale

XO, Stormie

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