Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts That Aren’t Flowers - En Route

Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts That Aren’t Flowers

Spoil her with something she'll cherish.

With less than a week to go, we’re all running on a tight deadline to show our appreciation to Mum in the form of a thoughtful gift. 

We’ve rounded up the best gifts for Mums who love their Saturday morning walk, grabbing a self-care moment wherever they can, or getting some extra shut-eye now they’re empty nesters. 

Do yourself (and Mum) a favour: instead of popping into the servo for a bunch of sad gerberas, grab something off the list below. Instant favourite child status guaranteed!

Cricut Joy

Price: $349.00

All her crafternoon is missing is a little Cricut action. This space-saving multi-tool is her gateway to creativity: Cut custom vinyl decals for water bottles, make labels for the pantry or print up a custom birthday card. With endless uses and project possibilities, Mum will love the versatility of her new DIY bestie.

SodaStream TERRA in Black

Price: $119.00

Want to go all in on the warm and fuzzies? Here’s the perfect gift. Make every day sparkle for your Mama with the updated classic, enabling her to create her favourite fizzy drinks at home with ease. Not only does it provide endless bougie flavour possibilities, but it also promotes sustainability by reducing the need for single-use plastic bottles, making it a thoughtful and eco-conscious gift. An added eco bonus? The black colour-way’s outer shell is also made of 50% recycled materials!

Ember Mug 2

Price: $229.00

The only thing she may love more than you is her morning coffee. With the touch of a button, Mum’s cuppa joe will always remain at perfect drinking temperature from first sip to last drop. Available in a variety of stylish, chic finishes, it’s the (smart) mug that won’t end up at the back of the cupboard.


Price: $399.95

Like a warm hug from you to her, this jacket is a winter essential that will melt her heart. Available in two complimentary neutral shades, this plush faux fur outerwear features a relaxed fit with ribbed hem and cuffs, and a lightweight lining for easy layering. Especially great for the cooler months, it’s an instant classic that she can keep in her wardrobe for years to come.

Women's UA Motion Jacket

Under Armour
Price: $90.00

Park Runs, Pilates, Post-Gym Brunches — this jacket has all bases covered. Moisture-wicking and ultra-comfortable, the 4-way stretch fabric will move with her throughout the day. Understated yet chic enough to go from workout to coffee catch-up, it’s a perfect gift for the mum on the go.

Jabra Elite 8 Active Earphones

Price: $229.00 

Immerse Mum in a world of her own with in-ear pods for work or play. Enduring the most rugged of tests, they go the distance when it comes to quality: they’re watertight when submerged up to 1.5m, anti-corrosive and dust-proof. With unparalleled audio clarity and comfort for extended wear, these sleek in-ear speakers are the perfect accessory, ensuring she stays connected and entertained wherever she is.

Bevel Locket Necklace

Price: $188.00

Make every day sparkle for the one who helped you grow, wiped your tears and disapproved of your first crush. This locket is a timeless piece that allows Mum to keep cherished memories close to her heart (aka cute moments of you and her). Crafted with intricate details and a modern beveled design, this is a sentimental gift that she’ll treasure for years to come.

Moonshadow THERMOCOOL Adjustable Pillow

Forty Winks
Price: $349.99

Give Mum the 8 hours she deserves. Designed for ultimate comfort and support, this ingenious pillow provides patent pending technology that controls heat and energy flow.Solving the age-old problem, it reduces the body’s surface temperature to a point where it regulates and maintains a level of coolness, thermoregulating for all night comfort. Sweet dreams!

Wild Rosella Bundle

We Are Feel Good Inc
Price: $ 84.00

Self-care = love in the form of skincare. Treat your Mum to a luxurious experience with the Rosella Bundle, featuring nourishing essentials like Sunscreen Lotion SPF 50+, Coco Milk and Lip Balm. A cult favourite Aussie brand for a reason, this indulgent bundle pampers her from head to toe, allowing her to unwind and indulge. Even better? No need to gift wrap — it comes in a cute Canvas ‘Handy Bag’!

Cosmic Power Fragrance

Charlotte Tilbury
Price: $265.00

Just like her endless reserve of energy, this alluring elixir seems to be sent from above. Spicy, sweet and empowering, this new scent from The Mother herself is a charming gift that will leave a lasting impression. With notes of black pepper, rose and cinnamon, this energising fragrance also comes in a vanity-worthy bottle she’ll love to show off.

Dryer Ball Set

Price: $44.95

If you’re still dropping your laundry for Mum to do your washing, at least thank her with the gift of a lush cleaning experience. A planet-friendly alternative to traditional dryer sheets, these reusable balls reduce static and wrinkles while infusing her laundry with a subtle, natural fragrance. Made from 100% New Zealand wool, they also reduce drying time so you can spend more quality minutes with Mum.

The Vitali-3

Synergie Skin
Price: $219.00

For the superhuman that can do it all: super-charged skincare. Elevate your Mum’s skincare routine with a powerhouse set of products that target multiple signs of aging and promote a healthy, radiant complexion. Containing a pre-serum elixir formulated with pre-and-postbiotics, an ultra-hydrating serum and indulgent rich moisturiser that locks in hydration, it’s the gift her skin will love long after Mother’s Day.

Full Magnolia Eau de Parfum

The Body Shop
Price: $ 

Skip the flowers and give her the bouquet that will last all year. This enchanting fragrance is inspired by the beauty and grace of magnolia blossoms, resulting in a bright, fruity-floral scent. With its delicate floral notes and long-lasting formula, this perfume is a luxurious treat that will leave her feeling confident, feminine, and utterly adored..

Capri 2.0 Green Dinner Plates

No.22 Home
Price: $33.00

Cute idea: Cook Mum a feast and treat her to a dinner party on her darling new plate collection. Perfect for the Euro-tripping parent, this ceramic dinnerware is inspired by the island of Capri, featuring a delicate motif inspired by designs that make this island so iconic. Durable and dishwasher-safe, you can customise her set to cater for the whole (extended) family.


Price: $75.00

When it comes to Mum’s precious face, there’s no one better to entrust than Clinique. Pamper her skin with their hydration saviours, a savvy collection of cream-gel moisturisers, masks and eye creams for a radiant complexion. Formulated with Clinique’s innovative skincare technology, these products replenish and rejuvenate her skin, restoring its natural moisture barrier and leaving it looking healthy, plump, and youthful (not that she needs any help!)

Treatment Gift Set

Price: $49.95

Nail your Mother’s Day gift this year with all she needs for the perfect manicure. This essential 2-piece set will strengthen and nourish nails, containing Nail Envy  Pink to Envy Pink and the ProSpa Nail & Cuticle Oil, these goodies will protect against chipping, peeling and splitting for stronger, healthier nails.


Price: $39.95

If there’s something that Mums love, it’s an accessory that’s got both form and functional. Impeccably chic with plenty of room, this on-trend tan crossover bag is a great gift for the style-conscious Mamma that wants the bag that can do it all. Carefully made with precision and attention to detail, it’s also an affordable look-alike of a much-loved Loewe bag (IYKYK).


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