31 best last-minute Mother's Day gift ideas for moms who 'don't need anything'
Mother's Day is on Sunday, May 14 — wrap up your gift shopping with these 31 thoughtful gift ideas.
Shopping for your mom can be difficult. Whether she's an "I don't need anything" kind of gal or an "I don't know, surprise me" girl, many moms (mine included), don't always draw a clear path for us gift-givers.
However, there's no need to lose sleep this Mother's Day. From cult-favourite beauty tools to Kate Middleton-approved accessories, we've rounded up 31 gifts that your mom is sure to enjoy.
Starting at just $11, scroll down to shop the best Mother's Day gift ideas in 2023. She'll love them — we swear!
Best Mother's Day gifts under $50
Bee Crop Pyjamas
Beauty sleep, coming right up! This cozy T-shirt and cropped pant PJ set has a relaxed fit and is made from soft jersey knit.
$45 at Northern Reflections
lululemon Everywhere Belt Bag
The viral Everywhere Belt Bag from lululemon is made from water-repellant fabric and measures just 7.5" x 2" x 5" — a perfect size for running errands, bringing to the airport and hitting the trails.
L'Occitane Shea Nail And Cuticle Oil
If your mom is anything like mine, she can't (refuses, actually) go a day without applying cuticle oil. This pick from L'Occitane was an Allure 2020 Best of Beauty Award Winner. One Sephora shopper says they use it "every day," and even their nail tech was "impressed" with their nails.
Coach Mini Skinny ID Case with Wildflower Print
This adorable ID case is made from printed coated canvas and smooth leather and features two handy credit card slots and an ID window. It's a "great little card holder," writes one Coach Outlet shopper. "Light and very useful."
Nexxus Clean & Pure Scalp Scrub
This "Amazon's Choice" scalp scrub gently exfoliates, leaving the scalp and hair nourished and purified. The scrub left "my hair clean, full and shiny without an overwhelming perfume smell," writes one shopper.
Personalized Mother's Day Charcuterie Board
This personalized charcuterie board is a thoughtful gift for the mom, grandma, or mother figure who has it all. Shoppers can choose between three types of wood and customize its shape, design and text.
Sweet Indulgence Sachet Tea Wheel
This top-rated tea sampler set includes 12 sweet and decadent loose leaf teas and infusions in 36 ready-to-steep sachets. Featuring flavours such as Cardamom French Toast, Forever Nuts, Strawberry Rhubarb Parfait and more.
Saje Lavender Retreat
Give mom the gift of relaxation this year (she deserves it). This wallet-friendly gift kit includes a body wash, lotion, mist and lip balm.
This top-rated Bluetooth tracker helps keep track of everything that has a tendency of being misplaced. From keys to luggage, thousands of Amazon reviewers swear by it.
JVN Complete Nourishing Hair Oil Shine Drops
This multitasking hair oil from JVN reduces frizz, hydrates, protects against damage and leaves a high-shine finish. With more than 53,000 "loves" on Sephora, shoppers promise your hair will be "undeniably shiny after using."
The Detox Market Reusuable Undereye Crescents
Toss out those single-use undereye masks for good with these reusable crescents from The Detox Market. The under-eye patches come free of products so that you can personalize them with your own serums and creams.
Custom Fridge Magnets
These high-quality custom magnets are printed in high-resolution and have been called "super cute" by Etsy shoppers. "Obsessed with how these came out," writes one reviewer. "The pictures are so clear and [they] came out even better than imagined! 10/10 would buy from again."
Lindt Lindor Milk Chocolate Heart Gift Box
Let's be honest: You can never go wrong with chocolate. On sale for 43 per cent off, this "Amazon's Choice" gift set includes 15 chocolate treats.
Detox Mode Body Crescent
So...what is it, exactly? These body crescents are designed to stimulate the lymphatic and circulatory systems to help release stagnant toxins and energy, boost well-being, soothe sore muscles and diminish the look of cellulite.
Burt's Bees Essential Kit
This no.1 best-selling skincare set includes five travel-size Burt's Bees favourites: Soap Bark and Chamomile Deep Cleansing Cream, Hand Salve, Milk & Honey Body Lotion, Coconut Foot Cream and Beeswax Lip Balm.
RapidLash Eyelash and Eyebrow Enhancing Serum
This "Amazon's Choice" eyelash and brow serum is formulated with six key ingredients, including polypeptides, biotin and amino acids, to help support healthier, thicker-looking lashes.
Best Mother's Day gifts under $100
1-800-Flowers Charming Garden Bouquet
Ahead of Mother's Day 2023, 1-800-Flowers is offering Yahoo Canada readers an exclusive discount on bouquets, plants and more with the code YAHOOCA20 at checkout. You can save 20 per cent on bouquets available for same-day, next-day and weekend delivery, plus bouquets that can be sent nationwide for gifting from a distance.
Jenny Bird Delphine Bracelet
We have a style-crush on everything from Jenny Bird's newly-launched Tiny Pearls collection, including this delicate Delphine Bracelet.
Remy Coupe Glasses, Set of 4
These stunning handpainted crystalline glasses feature 24K gold etching and would be a welcome addition to any bar cart.
Nespresso Capsule Variety Pack
This assortment of best-selling Nespresso pods includes 30 capsules. With nearly 52,000 reviews, Amazon shoppers say it's the "best coffee to have."
Mulberry Silk Pillowcase
A treat for your sleep, hair and skin, Brooklinen's Mulberry Silk Pillow is backed by over 1,600 reviews and a 4.8-star average rating. This pillowcase is "amazingly comfortable," lauds one reviewer. "I have definitely noticed a difference in my skin, and I no longer wake with pillow marks imprinted on my face."
Best Mother's Day gifts for those with money to spend
lululemon City Adventurer Tote Bag 27L
This water-repellent tote bag offers up to eight litres of storage, has easy-access interior and exterior pockets and boasts a trolley-compatible sleeve for travel.
This compact cutting machine is a fun gift idea for any crafty parent. The machine cuts over 50 materials, including cardstock, vinyl decal, iron-on and more. With more than 10,000 reviews on Amazon and an average rating of 4.5 stars, shoppers call it a "great little machine."
Tinggly Experience Gifts
Give mom a lifelong memory this spring via a Tinngly gift experience. Tinngly experiences are available in more than 100 countries and don't have an expiration date. With every purchase, a portion of the profit goes to sustainable projects to remove polluting plastics from the environment. Experiences in Canada include an ice walk in Jasper, whale watching in Quebec and much more.
De'Longhi 15 Bar Espresso and Cappuccino Machine
When in doubt, there's always coffee. This "Amazon's Choice" espresso machine brews barista-quality beverages every time. The unit includes a premium adjustable frother to create cappuccinos, lattes and more.
On Cloudflyer 4
Whether she's an avid runner or wants to upgrade her walking-the-dog uniform, you can't go wrong with these plush (and cute) running shoes from On.
Away The Carry-On Flex
If you can't afford to send mom on vacation, do the next best thing and treat her to this ultra-luxe carry-on suitcase from Away. With a stellar average rating of 4.9 stars, Away shoppers say the bag is "better than [they] realized" and call it the "perfect suitcase."
Monica Vinader Nura Keshi Pearl Huggie Earrings (Shop in Canada)
Monica Vinader Nura Keshi Pearl Huggie Earrings (Shop in the U.S.)
This Mother's Day, give the gift every woman wants: pearls. These pretty huggie earrings are made from 100 per cent recycled 18 carat gold vermeil and solid sterling silver. Plus, Monica Vinader happens to be one of Kate Middleton's favourite brands.
Tory Burch Miller Leather Sandals (Shop in Canada)
Tory Burch Miller Leather Sandals (Shop in the U.S.)
These reviewer-loved sandals have racked up nearly 13,000 reviews on Nordstrom. With an average rating of 4.7 stars, shoppers "love" the sandals and call them "very stylish and comfortable."
Patagonia Microdini 1/2-Zip Fleece Pullover
Sure, the forecast is heating up, but that doesn't mean we're finished with pullover season. According to reviewers, this adorable Patagonia sweater is "perfect for cool summer nights" and "great for layering."
Charlotte Short Robe
This 100 per cent silk robe kisses the body and is trimmed with delicate lace for a va-va-voom effect.
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