Mother’s Day is approaching quickly, and now is the time to find the perfect gift for your mom, or mother figure in your life, before it’s too late. But as a college student, your busy schedule might get in the way of that. There’s always just so much to do, from studying for finals or — if you’re a senior — preparing for graduation. You might just feel like there’s *never* enough time to do anything. And with all of these tasks, going shopping may be the last thing on your mind.
But thankfully, there are still ways for you to find an amazing gift, even if you have no time to spare. Fast shipping and delivery apps will definitely be your best friend this holiday. So, here are five last-minute Mother’s Day gift ideas to show the mother figure in your life your appreciation. They will love it — guaranteed!
- Surprise her with a special flower delivery.
Flowers will make anyone’s day brighter, and you can send some this Mother’s Day with DoorDash. They offer same-day delivery, and you get 15% off your purchase (up to $10) if you order by May 14 with the code FLOWERS15.
- Send her a virtual gift card.
Gift cards are the easiest way to make someone’s day. You can choose a gift card from their favorite restaurant or store. You could even send a DoorDash virtual gift card, so your recipient can choose from multiple places! DoorDash is also offering 15% off one retail purchase (up to $10) until May 14 with code MOMDAY15.
- Personalize a mother’s day card with your favorite photos.
This is a gift that I’ve given my mother, and she absolutely loved it! Hallmark’s Personalized Video Mother’s Day Card ($6) will let you add your favorite photos, video, music, or even your own greeting to the card. Just scan the QR code inside the card and it will be brought to life right on their phone. The card has Amazon Prime one-day shipping, so you can pull this one off with little time to spare.
- Gift a subscription box.
There are many subscription boxes you can choose from beauty to food, like Allure’s Beauty Box ($25) that will give you the top beauty products of the month or this Match Made Coffee Subscription Box ($24) that has organic coffee and gourmet cookies. If the box won’t be shipped in time, just include a photo of the box in your card!
- Give her a relaxing, at-home spa day.
Relaxing is one of the best ways to spend Mother’s Day, and giving an at-home spa day will be appreciated! You can gift your mom a spa day basket with all the calming essentials, like bubble bath and bath bombs. Create your own basket and add all their favorite beauty products for a personalized touch!