Last-minute gift ideas for Mother's Day

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Forget Mother's Day? You? Never! But in case the date (temporarily) slipped your mind, we've put together a list of last-minute gift ideas based on popular Yahoo searches.

So don't panic — there's still time. Mother's Day is Sunday, May 11.


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Give gadgets.

Mom always wants to talk. So how about the gift of gab: a new smartphone so you'll always be in touch. If she already has one, choose a cool case or phone accessory.

Other popular tech gifts on Yahoo include Samsung Galaxy tablets and Apple iPads. And the iPhone 5s and the Galaxy s5 are the must-have mobile phones according to Yahoo searches.


Shop for smartphones, tablets, and smartphone cases.


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Send an e-card.

Saying "I love you" never gets old. So don't be afraid to express yourself with an online greeting card. You won't have to depend on the post office to deliver your late-breaking message — it will arrive in mom's inbox right on time.

Searches on "Mother's Day ecards" rose 163 percent around this time last year. 

Search for e-greeting cards.


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Book a last-minute trip.

How about saying you love her in person? It is possible to get a last-minute travel deal and surprise mom with a quick getaway. 

Need inspiration? Yahoo searches on "vacation", "resort", and "Mexico" were popular last year. Hint, hint.

Check out last-minute travel deals or look into all-inclusive resorts


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Pick out a perfect pair of sunglasses.

Help mom feel as glamorous as a movie star with some fabulous eyewear: Ray-Bans are the most popular brand searched for on Yahoo. Plus, those trendy, oversize frames will help protect her from sun damage on her next warm-weather trip. Win-win. 

Go shop for women's sunglasses, including popular Ray-Bans.



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Special (last-minute) delivery.

Flowers are always a welcome addition to the home — and the heart — especially when they come with a personalized note from you. Luckily, florists are used to last-minute requests.

Searches were way, way up on "flowers", "rainbow roses", "Teleflora", "florist", "FTD", "1800Flowers", and "ProFlowers" on those last few days before Mother's Day last year.

Search for mom's favorite bouquet or flower deliveries.


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