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Procrastinator’s Special: Last Minute Mother’s Day Ideas

 

Don’t worry, we won’t judge you if you waited to the last minute to order your Mother’s Day gift. We’re here to help! Just in time for Mother’s Day this Sunday we have a few last minute gift ideas. This is for those of you still searching for the right gift to show your mom how grateful you are for all she does and for everything she has done.

  1. LEAF – known as the health tracker for women, LEAF is a decorative piece of jewelry that can track daily activities including sleep exercise and meditation. The LEAF was designed to help moms develop healthy habits. Sold by Bellabeat, it costs $119-149. (Use offer code MOM16 at checkout for an exclusive 20% off and free two-day shipping on orders to the US and Canada).
          2.  Vanilla Spice Sugar Scrubs – handcrafted by Black Mermaid’s Bath & Body, the vanilla spice sugar scrubs use
               natural ingredients and healthy additives for aromatherapy to help you relax. Cost $12.99-19.99. (Rush orders
               add $20)
3.  Apple Berry Bouquet – a delightful assortment of chocolate covered fruit including apples slices in smothered in
     white chocolate and strawberries dipped in white and dark chocolate. (contains coconut, cinnamon and almonds).      Cost $40-$150, from Fresh & Fruitful.
4.  According to Giftagram 81% of millennial moms were interested in fitness trackers. There are a wide variety of
     styles for Fitbit still available on Amazon.

And don’t forget to call your mom or at the very least arrange a Skype date.

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