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    Last Minute (But Creative!) Gifts For Mother's Day

    It's never too late to find the perfect gift for mom. Even with mom's big day just around the corner, you can still find last minute and creative gifts for Mother's Day. Best of all, these easy present ideas will make her feel so loved and appreciated, you won't have to feel guilty about not shopping for her sooner.

    Consider some of these creative gifts for Mother's Day:

    Surprise Breakfast/Brunch
    All this gift requires for success is a little last minute shopping to impress mom. She has spent a lifetime feeding you your favorite foods; Mother's Day is the perfect opportunity to return the favor. Plus – breakfast/brunch dishes are very easy to prepare as well as very economical, so you can make a major impression on mom without fear of ruining the meal or breaking your budget. Simply gather up all her favorite morning treats and surprise her at her house with an offer to cook & serve!

    Tea Party for Two
    Maybe mom isn't much for morning meals. However, chances are she still enjoys a lovely cup of tea (or even coffee) when she wakes up. Put on a pot and invite your mother over to enjoy a tea party for just the two of you to chat and catch up on her special day.

    Special Deliveries for a Year
    Of-the-month-clubs really never go out of favor… and with good reason! Everyone loves getting something they love delivered to their door each and every month. Sign your mom up for special deliveries for a year based on her specific preferences and likes. Wine, fruit and cheese clubs are just some options.

    Ice Cream Sundae Kit
    Make it Mother's Day "Sundae" this year with a personalized sundae kit for your mom. Assembly is easy – put her favorite toppings such as hot fudge, caramel sauce, sprinkles, cones and chocolate candies into a container with her name on it. Arrive with a tub of her preferred ice cream flavor and you're well on your way to becoming her favorite kid (if you aren't already).

    Gardening Set
    Flowers die quickly, but if you have a mom who loves being outside and planting, put together a personalized gardening kit. Use a coiled outdoor hose with cardboard taped to the bottom as your "basket" and fill it with seed packets, gardening tools, gloves and anything else you think she may enjoy as she communes with nature (while simultaneously remembering your thoughtfulness and generosity). Maybe mom is more of an indoor planting type. No problem – buy her a fun planter to bring the joys of nature inside.

    On the Go Reading Pillow
    If your mother is a bookworm, she will cherish a homemade reading pillow from you. These pillows are simple to make and will offer lumbar support as she digs into her latest literary adventure.

    Click here for steps on how to make one!

    Easy Watercolor Portrait

    Here's another DIY idea for mom – a watercolor portrait of her favorite childhood picture of you. The finished product is gorgeous and actually way easier to create than you may think. If you can trace and color, you've got this!

    Click here for step-by-step instructions!


    This Mother's Day, give mom what she really wants – a casino trip! Spoil her with a day of gaming at Isle of Capri®, then check out Farmer's Pick Buffett® for brunch. Our delicious onsite eatery will tout scrumptious favorites as well as bottomless mimosas, Bloody Mary's, wine and beer. It's the perfect way to celebrate and appreciate your mom on her special day.

    Happy Mother’s Day, everyone!
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