Mail Order Mother's Day: Last Minute Deals for Mom

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Posted on 05/07/2013

Mom may have raised you to be a giving, thoughtful person, but she may not have emphasized the need to plan ahead quite enough. Mother's Day is around the corner and so far all you have is your traditional "roses are red" poem and a drug store greeting card. Check out these mail order deals for mom and she'll never know you waited until the last minute.


Jeni's Ice Creams Mother's Day Collection
Jeni's gourmet Mother's Day Collection, $48 for four pints, is a four-flavor salute to the one who brought you into the world. Let her indulge with ice cream flavors like Chamomile, Savannah Buttermint and Riesling Poached Pear Sorbet. And she'll never know you waited until the last minute since ice cream has to ship quickly anyway.

Vera Bradley Luggage Tag
You can't quite afford to send mom to St. Lucia this year, but you could at least give her something to spice up her suitcase. The Vera Bradley Luggage Tag in Island Blooms is pretty and practical, plus it's only $12. You'll have to pay about $10 for shipping to ensure it arrives on time.

Universal Restaurant Gift Card
As tempting as it is to give mom a gift card to your favorite restaurant, why not let her choose her favorite? Head to Giftly.com and treat her to dinner at any restaurant. She can use your gift for the local joint down the street or a national chain.

Gourmet Cupcake Sampler Pack
Forget standard cupcakes, give mom something out of the box with the Treats Sampler Pack, $38, from Yummycupcakes.com. It includes three cupcakes in a jar, 2 six-packs of cupcake biscotti and six cupcake truffles! That should satisfy mom's sweet tooth for a while.

Local Flowers
Don't have time to find a florist in mom's neighborhood? Check out flowershopnetwork.com, an online directory of local florists around the country. Whether you choose to send mom a bouquet of gladiolus, $40, or an arrangement of Chantilly pink roses, $85, you can trust that nothing but the freshest flowers will show up in time for Mother's Day.

By Alison Storm

Get your mom something different for Mother's Day this year. At Taylor Gifts use coupon code AT050713 for 15% off any order until 05/12/2013, or use coupon code AFTGFS75 for free shipping on orders of $75 or more until 05/31/2013.

* Hot deals expire quickly. This deal may no longer be valid.

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