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    33 Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts That Are Both Amazing *And* Under $25

    It's not too late to order some iconic Milk Bar cookies to their door and establish yourself as the favorite child this year.

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    1. A simply designed pastel mug warmer to keep their tea and coffee warm on their counter even on mornings when they're busy somehow juggling a bajillion things at once with their two mere mortal hands.

    2. Plus a tin of floral-inspired, decaffeinated Harney & Sons Mother's Day tea, because why give Mom a bouquet of flowers when you can give them 30 days of flowers they can drink? 

    Purple floral tin of Mother's Day tea

    Each tin comes with 30 sachets of the tea, which is a chamomile blended with flowers and orange 🌸. 

    Promising review: "This went over well. Harney & Sons' tins of tea sachets are colorfully enticing and aromatically fulfilling once purchased and opened. The sachets are potent, deliciously appetizing, and can get away with a couple of cups' worth of tea-making. This edition is definitely sunnily fragrant with orange, fruit and peel, and softened by a bed of chamomile and florals. It smells like a bright bouquet for mom, but soft and subtle enough to be smooth and familiar. It helps my mother's standby is Constant Comment." —adamcgr

    Get it from Amazon for $11.40.  


    3. A set of affordable, highly popular wireless Bluetooth earbuds that make *excellent* AirPod dupes, except arguably better — these are completely waterproof (like, Mom can fully take them in the SHOWER) and come with several silicone earbuds to get the best fit possible.

    These come with a wireless charging case that provides up to 14 hours of charge (with the earbuds able to play for four-plus hours with each full charge). 

    Promising review: "Best decision! These are the greatest headphones ever! I saw them on TikTok months ago and added them to my wishlist. I got a new phone that doesn't have the headphone port so I decided it was time to finally buy them. They are amazing and I probably won't ever take them out of my ears! 😂" —Katlyn D Arnold

    Get it from Amazon $21.24+ (available in five colors).

    4. A rainbow prism suncatcher they can easily hang indoors or out to refract sunlight and create a bunch of teensy little rainbows all over the place, making the living room look like a magical realm.

    5. A copy of The Book of Myself: A Do-It-Yourself Autobiography in 201 Questions perfect for any stage of life, and a great opportunity to not only encourage moms to share cool stories from their pasts that might not have come up before, but preserve them forever.

    The cover of "The Book of Myself: A Do-It-Yourself Autobiography in 201 Questions," by Carl and David Marshall

    6. A trio lasagna pan designed so people with different lasagna preferences can customize their own versions without cross-contamination (sometimes Mom's just gotta drown the whole thing in cheese, you dig me?). Also, with this gizmo, every piece is an edge piece 😋.  

    The pan with three rectangles of cooked lasagna in it
    Reviewer image of pan with babka cooked inside

    FYI, you can 6,000% use these for brownies, blondies, and bread too.

    Promising review: "As someone who has a child (now a teenager) who will not eat any form of cheese, I find that this pan is amazing! I typically avoid making any food that has cheese mixed into it but now I can make him a section without cheese and the rest of us our regular cheesy goodness. Another benefit to this pan is how well the portions slice. One cut with the spatula gives you a perfectly formed square. Each section makes four regular sized portions for our family." —TLC

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    7. An assortment of Milk Bar cookies from the iconic New York-based bakery, aka the ultimate Mother's Day bragging right — ordinarily you have to stand in line for a bajillion years for one of these!

    8. Plus a rose gold rechargeable electric lighter they can use to replace all their old gas ones. This one is not only chic as heck, but completely flameless, and made with a long stem so they can use it to light gas burners and larger candles without dealing with an open flame.

    9. A pair of wireless sleep headphones that will play white noise or the music of their choice in a comfy headband, so they don't have to risk their ears getting sore while they snooze.

    A model sleeping with the headphone band around her ears

    10. A beginner's embroidery kit for adults, so they can have something soothing to do with their hands while they binge the second season of Bridgerton for the sixth time.

    Model embroidering flowers into a hoop

    11. A gorgeous beginner-friendly pastel paint-by-number perfect for the mom always on the lookout for a new crafting project, with with an end result so beautiful they'll want to frame it in the front hall.

    a painting of a single pink flower in a clear jar propped on a rustic table in a kitchen

    12. A "berry best mom" mug so darn cute that they'll be bluer than a blueberry whenever it's in the dishwasher and they can't use it for their morning coffee. 

    a pink mug that says berry best mom and has illustrated berries on it
    Paper Source

    Get it from Paper Source for $12.95. 

    Shipping: Standard shipping, with expedited 1-3 day shipping available at extra cost. 

    13. A hand-powered chopper that'll make them low key feel like they're playing with a kid's wind up toy — this is so fun and convenient to use it's no wonder it's gotten ~TikTok-famous~ from people showing it off in their kitchens. 

    reviewer using veggichop to chop onions
    chopped onion after chopping with veggichop

    Promising review: "This chopper is amazing!! I love cooking, but used to absolutely HATE chopping onions... until someone gave me this chopper! Now I simply have to quarter the onion, throw it in the chopper, pull the handle about 10–15 times, and they're ready to be used! No more teary eyes or spending a long time chopping onions. The cup is big enough to fit a whole onion... I think the capacity is 3 cups. There's tons of other uses to this as well... you can chop pretty much anything from herbs, veggies and fruits, to making salsa and guacamole." —Valjulia

    Get it from Amazon for $18.39 (available in three colors).

    14. A HyperChiller that will became the new BFF of any mom whose blood runs caffeinated. This turns hot coffee into iced in a literal minute (same goes for that rosé they forgot to put in the fridge!).

    15. A beginner's guide to calligraphy that is far more thorough and specific about technique and ink types than other versions, and will have them writing inspirational messages to the whole fam and drafting fancy invitations to their dog's Zoom birthday party in NO time.

    16. A mushroom growing kit that grows right there in the packaging, so they can enjoy watching it bloom in the kitchen and then add some sweet, sweet umami flavors to new dishes by sautéing, roasting, or air frying them up.

    A box with mushrooms growing out of the side
    Reviewer image of mushrooms cooking in a pan

    Back To The Roots is a California-based small business founded by two college friends that specializes in indoor gardening kits with a mission to reconnect families to food.

    Psst — if you have not put mushrooms in your air fryer, my friend, you have not yet lived the full human experience. Also this growing kit comes with some recipes to get you started!

    Promising review: "This product has been so much fun to watch! I followed the directions, exactly as written, and the mushrooms began growing within 3–4 days. I will say that I did soak them for close to 10 hours before putting them back in the box to grow and I believe this helped a ton. I also kept the box inside by a window with the blinds closed in order for them to get indirect sunlight. The mushrooms grew tremendously for almost a week before they started to shrink so I clipped them to cook with and they were DELICIOUS! This was such a fun product and process to watch. I am now in the process of trying to get a second batch of shrooms from the same box. Fingers crossed!" —Steph A

    Get it from Amazon for $19.93.

    17. A lightweight, faux-leather tote so versatile, it'll last them through every season. Plus, side pockets!! Finally a place to store all the emergency granola bars.

    18. A rapid egg cooker that I am warning you right now is going to become their only personality trait. It can make soft, medium, *and* hard-boiled eggs in addition to poaching, scrambling, and making omelets out of them. This gizmo is like a thousand potential brunches in one.

    19. A tiny milk frother that makes rich, creamy froths in seconds, making Mom as powerful as the Starbucks mermaid herself. It also doesn't need to be plugged in, cleans with a quick stream of hot running water, and is teensy for storing.

    20. Glossier's Cloud Paint blush to introduce them to the frankly *ridiculous* fun of fingerpainting their own face, if they haven't tried it before. And if they already have, welp, there are a ton more colors to gift them with where that came from.

    A model with
    Streaks of all eight blush colors in purples, peaches, pinks, and gold

    Promising review: "I recently purchased Cloud Paint in Dusk and I'm amazed by how easy it is to make this product look really pretty and natural. I've never worn blush or bronzer or anything like that before, so I was concerned that I wouldn't know how to make this look good. I'm thrilled to report that it blends perfectly and is really buildable like the skin tint and stretch concealer. Like other Glossier products, this one seems perfect for makeup minimalists--people who aren't comfortable in heavy makeup but who like to have fun with their look. I can't wait to try more colors!" —B

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of Glossier's Cloud Paint for more deets!

    Get it from Glossier for $18 (available in six shades).

    Shipping: Standard shipping, with 1-3 day expedited shipping available at extra cost. 

    21. A bottle of Drop It, a natural wine sulfate and tannin remover that works its magic on their glass in just 20 seconds, so they can have that well-deserved Friday night glass of pinot without the infamous Post-Wine Headache or allergic reactions.

    22. A sushi-making kit perfect for beginners or intermediate sushi makers, so they can finally mix and match the exact ingredients their adventurous heart desires.

    23. A set of name meaning coasters you can get with the names of everyone in the fam (now you just have to keep an eagle eye on which one Mom uses the most to see who's the favorite).

    Coasters with names on them along with with adjectives that each of them mean

    24. A compact mini donut maker for any mom with a sweet tooth — truly, can you think of anything in this universe more delicious than a warm homemade donut?? I'll wait.

    25. A wine caddy for their bath tub that will basically make them feel like they're inside an episode of Scandal, sans all the messy political drama and the effort of having to choose impeccable outfits every day.

    A transparent holder suctioned to the side of the tub with a stemmed wine glass in it

    26. A gorgeous solar wind chime with color changes so mesmerizing they can truly ~paint with all the colors of the wind~ while they admire it from their front porch.

    27. A bottle of one of Hot N Saucy's unique hot sauces that'll take Mom's taste buds on a happy lil' rollercoaster, from Sweet Potato N Habenero on their eggs in the a.m. to Garlic N Peperoncini on their veggies in the p.m.

    28. A mini retro-inspired Bluetooth speaker they can set on their desk or kitchen counter to do all their sound-related bidding, whether it's playing the Frozen 2 soundtrack for the little ones for the umpteenth time or taking calls.

    Mini retro-looking radio speakers in blue, green, and pink

    29. A whole set of British chocolate bars from Cadbury, aka the holy grail of any chocolate-loving Mom living stateside. Sorry @ all the other chocolate here.

    A box that says "Great British Treats" along with full-sized Cadbury chocolate bars in a variety of flavors

    30. A bunch of teensy macaron boxes for a delightful way to brighten up any space in their home, whether they use it for storing pills and trinkets or just staring at them looking all fancy and French on their bedside table.