30+ Easy-to-Ship Mother's Day Gift Ideas

For many of us, this Mother's Day will be different from most — we'll be spending the day apart from our families. Show your mom that she's on your mind by sending one of these special gifts in the mail.

By: Kristen Klein

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  • Sweets: Cookies

    Sweets: Cookies

    These soft-baked frosted cookies from Cheryl's Cookies are crafted into a bouquet, which is sure to put a smile on your mom's face.

  • Sweets: Chocolates

    Sweets: Chocolates

    Put Mom in a New York state of mind with this luxurious collection of chocolate ganache inspired by the Big Apple from MarieBelle New York. Flavors include passion fruit, milk chocolate, dark chocolate, espresso, caramel salt, pistachio, wild berry, toffee, and dulce leche.

  • Sweets: Brownies & Cookies

    Sweets: Brownies & Cookies

    Comfort food at its finest — build your own gift set from Harvard Sweet Boutique. Choose from six brownie flavors, including mint chocolate fudge, vanilla sea salt caramel, and peanut butter chocolate fudge, and 12 cookies, including chocolate chip, cinnamon sugar snickerdoodle, and coconut.

  • Sweets: Chocolates

    Sweets: Chocolates

    Chocolate-covered goodness fills this Olive & Cocoa wooden crate, with delectable treats like malt balls, peanut clusters, coconut clusters, toffee, and more.

  • Sweets: All-Natural Goodies

    Sweets: All-Natural Goodies

    Designed by tennis superstar Maria Sharapova, Sugarpova candies are made with all-natural ingredients including fruit, vegetable, and other plant extracts – so you can indulge without feeling guilty. Whether she prefers gummies, chocolates, or truffles, there’s something for everyone.

  • Sweets: Marshmallows

    Sweets: Marshmallows

    Wine-infused marshmallows will certainly take her next s'mores or hot cocoa up a notch. This gift set from MarshmallowMBA features a triple chocolate s'mork (aka s'more on a fork), two krispie treats in your choice of sparkle vanilla or brown butter bourbon, and a half dozen each of moscato, raspberry rose, and sangria marshmallows. 

  • Sweets: Chocolate Bar

    Sweets: Chocolate Bar

    This is no ordinary chocolate bar. Customize a Top This Chocolate bar from top to bottom, choosing from a variety of shapes and flavors for the base and a huge assortment of candies, fruits, and more for the toppings. 

  • Sweets: Chocolates

    Sweets: Chocolates

    This set from Delysia expertly blends chocolate and tea, featuring a special selection of Mother’s Day truffles (lavender, white chocolate, and rose tea), tea truffles (Earl Grey, Chai, and Green Tea), lavender-infused chocolate bark, and a Mother’s Day molded chocolate block.

  • Comfort Factor: Pillow

    Comfort Factor: Pillow

    When she can’t hug you in person, a photo pillow may just be the next best thing. Put a smile on her face with a custom collage filled with your favorite photos together from Collage.

  • Comfort Factor: Slippers

    Comfort Factor: Slippers

    Upgrade Mom’s slippers with this warm and cozy Ugg Scuffette II pair, featuring a water-resistant suede exterior and plush sheepskin inside.

  • Comfort Factor: Calendar

    Comfort Factor: Calendar

    Is your mom working from home? Brighten up her desk with a custom photo calendar from Artifacts Uprising showcasing your favorite photos of you two together. 

  • Drinks: Wine

    Drinks: Wine

    If Mom lives close enough for a drop-off gift (or you can wrangle someone local to help), grab these funny wine bottle labels from Harper & Ivy Designs and six of her favorite vinos.

  • Drinks: A Dozen Rosés

    Drinks: A Dozen Rosés

    The Mother’s Day Butterfly Garden Kit from Virtue Cider in Michigan features a delicious treat and a fun project: 12 cider rosé cans, plus a flower seed packet that attracts butterflies, soil, and a seed starting tray. Shipping available to 39 states (use the code THANKSMOM for free shipping until May 10, 2020). 

  • Drinks: Coffee

    Drinks: Coffee

    For the coffee-lover, this gift set from King of Clubs Coffee is sure to delight. Included are three bags of coffee (dark roast, medium rost, and espresso roast), a mug, card, and gift box. 

  • Self-Care: Massage

    Self-Care: Massage

    If your go-to gift is usually a massage gift certificate, treat Mom to an at-home version instead, like this heated Shiatsu massage pillow from Homedics

  • Self-Care: Soap

    Self-Care: Soap

    You can never have too much soap these days. These adorable gift sets from Soap Cauldron include an actual cauldron that’ll have her feeling like a potion-maker.  

  • Self-Care: Home Retreat

    Self-Care: Home Retreat

    Silver Linings Retreat, a wellness retreat in the Bahamas, just launched an at-home program featuring guided meditation sessions to help mom capture some “me time.”

  • Self-Care: Aromatherapy

    Self-Care: Aromatherapy

    Help your mom get some much-needed relaxation with this soothing aromatherapy kit from Guru Nanda, which includes a honeycomb diffuser with ambient lighting and six essential oil synergy blends.

  • Dine at Home: Fish Feast

    Dine at Home: Fish Feast

    Treat your mom to a lobster and scallop dinner at home, sourced from the famed FultonFishMarket.com in New York City. 

  • Dine at Home: Breakfast in Bed

    Dine at Home: Breakfast in Bed

    Send your mom a sweet and savory breakfast in bed from Burnett Dairy, featuring coffee, muffin and pancake mix, Wisconsin maple syrup, Wisconsin colby cheese, and Wisconsin mild cheddar cheese. 

  • Dine at Home: Caviar

    Dine at Home: Caviar

    Give Mom a taste of the good life with everything she needs for a gourmet caviar tasting from FultonFishMarket.com. This gift set includes four delicious varieties, a mini jar of French crème, 16 blinis, a tasting card, and a traditional mother of pearl spoon, all packaged in an insulated bag.

  • Dine at Home: Spices

    Dine at Home: Spices

    Stuck in a dinner rut while staying at home? The Spice House is here to shake things up. Their "Back of the Yards" collection will take you on a culinary tour around the world, featuring Argyle Street Stir Fry Blend, Back of the Yards Garlic-Pepper Butcher's Rub, Ukrainian Village Seasoning, and Pilsen Latino Seasoning.

  • New Hobby: Knitting

    New Hobby: Knitting

    Help your mom learn to knit with a curated kit from We Are Knitters, which includes everything she needs for a single project: yarn, needles, a step-by-step pattern, tag, and sewing needle to finish the piece. 

  • New Hobby: Video Conversion

    New Hobby: Video Conversion

    A perfect project to take on while stuck at home is converting your old VHS, Beta, and other outdated home videos into DVDs and digital formats with the Vidbox Conversion Suite. Plus, it’ll be fun to re-live old memories – connect via FaceTime and watch your favorite moments together.

  • New Hobby: Gardening

    New Hobby: Gardening

    If Mom doesn’t quite have a green thumb but wants to try gardening, Sprigboxes make it so simple. Just add water and begin growing your favorite produce or flower at home. 

  • New Hobby: World Language

    New Hobby: World Language

    Help your mom make good use of her quarantine time by learning a new language. A three-month Rosetta Stone subscription will get her ready for her next trip, learning to see, hear, speak, read, and write new words and phrases based on real-world context.

  • New Hobby: Gardening

    New Hobby: Gardening

    This Squeeze the Day gardening set from Party City includes a tote, gardening gloves, spray bottle, and kneel pad to get her started in the garden.

  • New Hobby: Embroidery

    New Hobby: Embroidery

    Encourage your mom to take up a new creative hobby, like embroidery. Hibiscus Linens offers personalized one-on-one online stitching classes, which are adapted to each individual’s needs and skill levels.

  • New Hobby: Painting

    New Hobby: Painting

    Celebrate Mother's Day with a virtual painting party through Art Studio Live. The party package inludes four sets (canvases, paint colors, palettes, and brushes), so you, your mom, and your siblings can all participate from the comfort of your own homes. 

  • Snacks: Gourmet Grocery

    Snacks: Gourmet Grocery

    Keep Mom out of the grocery story with a customized box from Pop Up Grocer. Each box contains a limited-edition selection of products (grocery, home and body care), from the curation found in Pop Up Grocer stores. Plus, 10% of all sales go to Feeding America.

  • Snacks: Sweet & Salty

    Snacks: Sweet & Salty

    Filled with a variety of sweet and salty snacks, this gift tower from Broadway Basketeers will fulfill any craving. 

  • Snacks: Cheese

    Snacks: Cheese

    For the cheese lover, personalize a Marieke Gouda gift box with four flavors of your choosing (from 25 options!), including unique varieties like cranberry, pesto basil, honey clover, and more. 

  • Snacks: Cookie Crackers

    Snacks: Cookie Crackers

    Part cookie, part cracker, this unique gift box from Legally Addictive will please all of her taste buds.

  • Flowers: UrbanStems

    Flowers: UrbanStems

    Take it up a notch from the standard rose bouquet with a curated on-trend arrangement from UrbanStems, like this Pirouette bouquet of Queensland tulips. 

30+ Easy-to-Ship Mother's Day Gift Ideas

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