She raised you to be resourceful and think on your feet, so we’re sure she won’t mind if you put those skills into action! If Mother’s Day snuck up on you this year (doesn’t it always?) – don’t fear, help is one the way!

Here are seven great meaningful things you can whip together in a matter of minutes, and mom will be none the wiser.

Bedroom Service

Let’s face it – even a bowl of cereal tastes better when it’s made with love. All you really need is a steady hand to pour her milk!! If you are feeling ambitious, whip up a batch of pancakes (with the complete mix all you need to do is add water), pop some bread in the toaster, and slice up a couple of strawberries. Mom will love not having to make her own breakfast – and don’t forget to clean up!!

Buy Beauty

We all know Mom rarely treats herself – so do it for her! Pick up a new spring perfume, get her a gift certificate for a massage, or buy her a gift card for that expensive make up she loves but never gets. Mom will love anything that’s going to make her look or feel good!

Date Night

When you were little, you had all the time in the world to spend with Mom. Show here you still care by planning a special night in for the two of you with a favorite movie, or take her out to that romantic comedy she’s been dying to see!!

Special Delivery

Sign Mom up for a fruit, cheese, or even wine of the month club. Mom would never splurge on this but would love a surprise at her door every month!

Feed Her Well

When choosing edible gifts, go for things that are both delightful and practical. A beautiful fruit basket or batch of homemade granola are sure to please. You can also buy her a sweet treat from the bakery or candy store.

Flowers, Flowers, Flowers

With spring finally upon us, treat Mom to a great smelling boutqieu. Nothing puts a smile on your face like a fresh cut boutique of flowers. And since it’s Mother’s Day, go all out for Mom. If she likes to garden, splurge on some beautiful plants – and then stick around to help Mom plant them.

Put Pen to Paper

Nothing says I love you more than a homemade card. Mom will certainly prefer a card you made with your hands over a store bought picked over card. Put your favorite picture of the two of you on there – that will get Mom teary eyed for sure!!


Happy Mother’s Day!!