Make Mom Happy: Last Minute Holiday Shopping

Posted by The Spoiled Mama on

It's less than five days before Christmas, which means its crunch time for all you last-minute shoppers. For you busy bees who don't want to fight the crowds at the malls, here are our favorite quick gift ideas to please the most important women in your life -- MOMS!

For the pregnant or new Mom...

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Gift cards get a bad rep for being a rushed or last-minute gift; however, The Spoiled Mama's skincare gift certificates are perfect for the new or expecting mom. Why? Because every Mama's pregnancy and postpartum skin issues are sooo different.

Unless you're her BFF, you probably don't know if your new mom would prefer a pregnancy stretch mark oil over a tummy butter, if she's freaking out over dark spots during pregnancy , or if she's looking for a sore nipple cream cause her new baby just isn't latching on properly.

In cases like these, it's best to let Mama do the shopping.*
Budget: Starting at $15
Where to get it: www.thespoiledmama.com
Delivery time: Instantaneous!

For the foodie Mom...

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Since 1934, Harry & David has been a premier choice for gourmet gift baskets. Most famous for their Royal Riviera Pears, the Medford, Oregon company has a great selection of gift items that's sure to please anyone on your wishlist.

Their customer service is fantastic (100% satisfaction guaranteed, or your money back), and their shipping is fast! If your Mom likes to nosh, a gift tower from Harry & David is sure to make her happy.

Budget: Starting at $13.99
Where to get it: www.harryanddavid.com
Delivery time: Place your order by Dec. 21 at 1 p.m. ET for 3-Day Express delivery by Dec. 24. Express shipping is +$9.99 per item + Standard Rate.

For the sentimental Mom...

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If you want a small gift that will pack a big emotional punch, check out the "What I Love About Mom" book from Knock, Knock. It's a simple fill-in-the-blank book that lets you personalize answers to sentences like, "If you were a scent, you'd be _________" and "I'd be lost without your _________."

For fast, easy shipping, we love Amazon. However, you can check out your local Knock, Knock retailer to see if they carry this adorable book.

Budget: $9.33 on Amazon
Where to get it: www.amazon.com
Delivery time: Free two-day shipping with Amazon Prime.



For the Mom that needs a breather...

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If your Mama needs to decompress (and let's be honest -- who doesn't?), we love the idea of giving her a massage or pampering treatment at your local spa. 

Many spas now offer gift certificates that you can pick up in-person; however, we love the convenience of discount sites like Groupon and LivingSocial, and SpaFinder.com, which specializes only in beauty, wellness and skincare services.

Budget: Depends.
Where to get it: In-person or online
Delivery time: Usually instantaneous.

Any last-minute Christmas shopping tips? Share with our community below!

*Not convinced? You can still shop our site to get express delivery by Dec. 24. Check our holiday shipping schedule.


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