online gifts for Mother's Day
So Mother's Day
is rapidly approaching and you still haven't gotten around to buying something
for your mom? Check out these last-minute gift ideas ranging from extravagant
to simply thoughtful.
the flowers bloom
Brighten up her special day with flowers. How
about a bouquet of Timeless Elegance or a
basket of Beloved Bouquet? Any FTD
florist, found in nearly every town across the country
or on the Web, should be able to take the real thing
to your mom's doorstep if you move quickly. To guarantee
Mother's Day delivery, most florists need your order
by Thursday, May 6, but many will take orders through
Saturday, May 8.
No time? Head to Virtual
Florist's Virtual Bouquet selection and send
her a loving note or poem.
Forget about sorting through leftover cards
on your lunch hour. Keep your seat and go to Blue
Mountain or Awesome
Cards, pen a personal endearment and ... zap!
Your thought is in the air in seconds.
Still prefer the thoughtfulness
of snail mail? Thanks to Hallmark,
you can personalize, address and mail directly a
greeting card to Mom!
Does mom have a favorite sugary extravagance
that is just too decadent to buy for herself? If
chocolate is her preferred indulgence, See's
Candies will send old-fashioned treats in temperature
controlled boxes so your gift won't melt in transit.
For a mix of fruit, chocolate, cookies and other
and David has gift baskets available for Mother's
Day delivery if you order soon. If you're lucky, she'll share.
Whether it's floral, fruity, spicy or aquatic, Sephora
has the perfume you're looking for. For a complete
fragrant bliss, try stress-relieving aromatherapy
products from Bath
& Body Works and Yankee
Luxury, luxury, luxury
Treat your mom to a day at the
spa with all the pampering and special treatment
she deserves for putting up with the whole family.
Indulge her with a SpaWish
certificate, the perfect way to say "thank
you," welcomed by its participating day spas
Sentimental movies or music
Whether it was those Friday nights
you and mom would watch "Breakfast
at Tiffany's" or the Diana Ross and
the Supremes kitchen concerts, reminisce the bonding
moments you shared together by getting her a DVD
copy of a favorite movie or a boxed CD collection.
offers a vast list of movies and CDs to choose from.
A good read
Mom's an avid reader? Pick up a gift card from Barnes
& Noble and please her bookworm psyche.
If you care to splurge, Herrington offers Reader's
Friend, a bed pillow designed to support her
back for a more relaxed and anatomically-correct
The older mom gets, the more
she appreciates memories, so what better way for
her to be reminded of these than by making her an
photo album from MarthaStewart.com. With a little
time, paper and photos, you'll have a unique, personal
Think of how many times
mom picked up for you. With Molly
Maid services you can have mom come home to
a clean house -- a clean house that someone else
cleaned, that is -- for up to one year!
If you are still clueless and would rather let
your mother do the shopping, kiss up a little more
by tossing in a gift certificate. Check out the
large selection at Giftcertificates.com
where they also offer restaurant and hotel certificates.
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