Maybe you forgot about today, you didn’t know what day it was, and you don’t live at home anymore so you didn’t have anybody to remind you and now you’re looking for the best last minute Mother’s Day presents. Or maybe you did remember that today is Mother’s Day and you’re just a bit of a procrastinator. We’re not judging. But Mom is going to passively displeased if you show up for dinner tonight empty handed. Here are a few last minute ideas that we’ve gathered from Mothers and forgetful sons.
Anyone else need to make a 10:00 run to Walmart for flowers and a gift card for Mother's Day tomorrow??
— Hannah Halstead ⚓️ (@halstead1249) May 8, 2016
Gift Cards: Yeah they’re slightly cheesy and it doesn’t feel like you put a lot of thought into it, but you can spice that up by getting an actual Hallmark card that says something sweet and writing a nice little message. And you can get gift cards to just about anywhere at your local Wal-Mart or Target.
— Barney (@Barneytheyorkie) March 6, 2016
Flowers & Chocolate: You should just get your mom flowers and chocolate anyway, it’s a pretty hard thing to mess up. And flowers literally grow out of the ground, so if you’re short on dough just stop in a neighbor’s yard and help yourself to their garden. It’s the cheapest of the last minute mother’s day presents.
Here's a great gift for Mothers Day. $7 for a Two-Year Subscription to Better Homes and Gardens Magazine… https://t.co/ZlkoUedZ
— CouponTerri (@CouponTerri) April 25, 2012
Magazine subscription: This is easy and simple and you can do it from anywhere. Just make sure you subscribe to the right magazine, don’t get her Cosmo if she only reads Outside.
Wine and a nap, that's all I want for Mother's Day.
— Denise (@food_shoes_life) May 8, 2016
Wine: I don’t know why anybody doesn’t just stop on their way to mom’s house and pick up a decent bottle of Pinot.
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