24 Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift Deals (2022)

Time flies when everything always happens, so it’s totally understandable if you forgot that Mother’s Day is this Sunday! We can’t buy you more time, but we can can help you find quality deals with fast shipping so you can still get a great gift. Moms are multi-faceted wonders and we’ve rounded up a variety of products ranging from headphones and e-book readers to beauty essentials and kitchen gadgets.

Don’t forget to check out ours Mother’s Day Gift Ideas Guide for more recommendations.

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Smart display and speaker deals

aura carver

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My mom’s camera roll is filled with three types of photos—the Rocky Mountains, my siblings, and our family’s dogs. With the Aura Carver Luxe she can show off all those pictures like the proud parent she is and she easily blends into her home decor. You can Visit Aura’s website to find other frame designs (many of which are also on sale).

Although Nixplay frames are similar to Aura’s, they look a bit more like a digital screen but with better resolution (photos look sharper). If your mom is environmentally conscious, she can sleep better knowing that Nixplay plants a tree every time someone buys a frame. Read our guide to the best digital photo frames for more options.

Facebook’s Portal Go (8/10, WIRED Recommends) is great for calling family and friends, with a camera that captures and tracks your movement as you move through a room. It also doubles as a Bluetooth speaker and digital photo frame, so you can get more use out of it. Our Best Smart Display Guide has other options if Facebook isn’t your thing.

Mama’s little helper is tiny, round and is called Alexa. The fourth generation Echo (8/10, WIRED Recommends) is great for anyone who wants to connect and control other smart home devices with voice or rock out with Spotify. Ask Alexa about the weather, set a timer, or order toilet paper directly from Amazon. Be sure to read our tips on how to secure your Amazon Echo (as best as possible). So is the cheaper Amazon Echo Dot, which has weaker speakers on sale for $40 ($20 off).

Tech Offers

Beats Fit Pro

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Everyone talks about dad’s jams, but mom’s music is just as iconic. Gift your mother with high-quality earphones to take everything in. The Beats Fit Pro (9/10, WIRED Recommends) are Apple’s best earbuds ever, with great noise-cancelling tech, spatial audio, Dolby Atmos support, and a comfortable fit. Honestly, they’re just smooth as hell.

If your mom has been looking for a new tablet to take on the go or just have on her bedside table, look no further. The iPad Mini (8/10, WIRED Recommends) is portable and powerful, allowing her to run as many tabs as she likes in the background while she munches moon knight. This is the lowest price we have ever tracked.

Your mom deserves a massage, but small or distracted hands often don’t cut it when it comes to untying those knots. Take on the Theragun Mini instead. It delivers 20 pounds of pressure so she can pass it on to her partner and let the rest melt away.

Twelve South PowerPic Mod Wireless Charger

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This little gadget serves as a frame for art or a 4×6 photo and as a way for mom to charge her smartphone (if it supports wireless charging). No need to connect wires to a phone and it blends in with home decor. Read our guide to the best wireless chargers to learn more.

use code MOTHER at checkout to see the discount. Use this promotion to get cases for a few people you know or Give mom a few options so she can style her bag with her outfit. Sonix has some of the finest iPhone cases, and they all come with MagSafe. If she has an iPhone 12 or iPhone 13, they will work with all of her MagSafe accessories.

I’ve never seen my mother devour anything like she did a Dean Koontz novel. If your mom is like me, the new Kindle Paperwhite (8/10, WIRED Recommends) is a great option for taking her book collection with you wherever you go. This model offers even faster page turns, USB-C charging so you can finally ditch the MicroUSB cable, and a warm front light for comfortable reading in the dark.

Apple watch series 7

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Calling all #PelotonMoms out there: Apple Watch Series 7 has improved bike recognition. That means you can follow the ride of the 80’s Robin even better and log more accurate statistics on the calories burned. This matches the lowest price we saw for the Series 7 last month, but it’s still a great deal.

Does mom have an Android smartphone? The Samsung Galaxy Watch4 (7/10, WIRED Recommends) is a sleek, classic-looking watch that matches the capabilities of the Apple Watch in many ways. These include heart rate monitoring, blood oxygen detection, and sleep tracking. Read our guide to the best smartwatches to learn more.

The Garmin Vivomove is a great choice for the fitter mum. The software is comprehensive and easily integrates with other fitness apps (like Strava), while also tracking other health elements like sleep and “body battery.” Much like the Samsung Galaxy, it also has a more ‘classic’ look, allowing mum to switch from her runs to her dinner reservations.

It’s no secret that moms often have to sacrifice form for function so they can take care of everything more efficiently. The Garmin Lily is one of the smallest fitness trackers Garmin makes. With this beautiful smartwatch, she can choose the shape first.

Deals for home and kitchen

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For a quick nap or a much-needed break during the day, your mom can calm down and check out with the Balu weighted blanket. It’s a throw, so she doesn’t have to lug a massive, queen-size blanket from the bedroom to the couch. And it’s made of cotton and weighs only 12 pounds, making it perfect for any season.

Whether your mom is a regular Julia kid or frequently reheats frozen meals, she can likely find a good use for the Instant Pot Pro Plus (8/10, WIRED recommends). With settings for pressure cooking, slow cooking, sautéing, steaming and sous vide, eating just got a whole lot easier. With the Pro Plus she can slow cook her overnight oats for breakfast or prepare her finest fillet for dinner.

This is one of the prettiest umbrellas we tested for our Best Umbrellas guide. It’s big enough for two people, yet light enough not to be awkward to carry. The cork handle feels great and its bright canopy will shine through even on the gloomiest of days.

Although this is not the case on offer, The Primula Burke Deluxe is our favorite cold brew coffee maker. The Primula makes a luxurious, smooth pot cold brew at an affordable price. It’s also easy to use, so your mom can enjoy her daily caffeine with minimal fuss.

With a sunrise alarm clock like this one from HomeLabs, Mom can wake up slowly and naturally while her room gradually illuminates with a warm glow. A rested mother is a happy mother.

A mother’s to-do list tends to be never-ending, leaving her mind circling day and night. The Lectrofan Premium can help drown out a little of that drumming, with a variety of noises and decibel levels, and a useful sleep timer.

This machine has been available at this price for about a month, although it has frequently gone up much higher in early April. It’s our favorite bean-to-cup coffee maker and can provide a moment of calm amidst the morning maelstrom. Thanks to the automatic settings and built-in milk frother, Mom can enjoy all of her frothy, caffeinated treats without having to trek to the local Starbucks. All she has to do is fill up the water tank, add her favorite coffee beans to the hopper and let the machine work its magic.

If your mom is a real coffee connoisseur, you can upgrade her to the Breville Barista Pro. This machine has a built-in conical grinder that allows for a more precise, finer grind to get the perfectly brewed espresso. It also leaves room to adjust the pressure, temperature and number of shots you want.

Among the myriad of morning chores moms often have, chances are their cup of coffee ends up getting cold. Temperature-controlled, stylish, and tracking caffeine intake, the Ember Smart Mug is a trifecta for coffee lovers who probably have too many cups…in more ways than one.

My mother-in-law has mastered the blowout and she tries to teach me how to use a round brush almost every visit. While I just can’t quite figure it out, the Paul Mitchell Neuro Grip is perfect for those who have it. The handle-less hair dryer can be held at different angles, allowing you to work with the round brush to give your hair that much-desired bounce and volume.

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