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Quiz: Best last-minute Mother's Day gifts

Beyond flowers and cards, Walgreens has Mother’s Day presents that show mom she’s loved (even if purchased last-minute).

By Mike Huffman
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Mark the calendar: This year Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 12. Has your busy life gotten in the way of gift shopping for mom? Or was it procrastination (maybe you inherited that from her!)? No matter the reason, Walgreens is conveniently around the corner with everything you need to celebrate the women in your life, such as fragrances, self-care gifts, candles, one-hour photo presents, drinkware and more. 

These easy-to-grab gifts can still be incredibly personal for the mother or mother figure you’re showering with appreciation on this special day. Take our quiz below to see what kind of presents might be best for your kind of mom. Then shop your local Walgreens at your convenience, or order for Pickup in as little as 30 minutes or delivery in as little as 1 hour.

Quiz: Get Mother’s Day gift ideas tailored to your mom

Answer the following five questions with your gift recipient in mind. Based on your selections, we’ll share suggested gifts and celebration tips that will remind your mom that she raised you right.

QUESTION 1: How does your mom start her day?

A)    A walk with the family pet
B)    Watering the plants
C)    Meditation and journaling
D)    Stretching and exercise

QUESTION 2: Which catch phase is your mom most likely to say?

A)    “She’s the cat’s meow”
B)    “Grow where you’re planted”
C)    “Live in the present moment”
D)    “Give 110%”

QUESTION 3: Which of these apps does your mom use most on her phone?

A)    Nest Cam
B)    LeafSnap Plant Identifier
C)    Calm
D)    Fitbit

QUESTION 4: Where would your mom most want to go with a free afternoon?

A)    Nature trail
B)    Botanic gardens
C)    The salon or spa
D)    The gym

QUESTION 5: Which streaming show would your mom most likely want to watch?
A)    The Hidden Lives of Pets 
B)    Yard Crashers 
C)    White Lotus
D)    The Amazing Race

proud pet parent
If you answered mostly A's

Looks like your mom might be a Proud Pet Parent! Her family is her greatest accomplishment—and that includes her fur babies. To celebrate, get her a variety of presents she can use with her four-legged family members and make plans to head to the dog park together soon.

    • Hallmark 3D Pop-up Mother’s Day card - Dog with Flowers
    • PetShoppe Cat Toy Variety Pack
    • Happy Mother’s Day Balloon Air-filled 9 in
    • Wood Photo Magnet Set
    • PetShoppe Ball Launcher
    • Modern Expressions Fur Mama Ceramic Mug
    • Walgreens Hand Sanitizer
    • Carolina Herrera Good Girl Eau De Parfum Spray Floral

green thumb goddess
If you answered mostly B's

Looks like your mom is a Green Thumb Goddess! Raising her kids was a joy, but she also loves raising some flowers and plants, indoors and out. Encourage her growth with gifts that come in handy while she’s tending to her garden and jump in to dig some holes together this spring.

    • Philodendron Houseplant Grow Kit
    • Festive Voice Garden Party Garden Gloves
    • Soap & Glory Fresh as Fig Body Lotion
    • Festive Voices Garden Gnome Stone Statue
    • Floral Wreath Happy Mother’s Day Gift Bag with Tissue
    • Modern Expressions Plush Bear with Bow
    • Modern Expressions Dried Flower Wine Stopper
    • Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb Eau de Parfum

meditation mama
If you answered mostly C's

Seems like your mom may be a Meditation Mama! After dedicating her day to taking care of all of you, she’s ready for a relaxing moment to herself to re-center and rejuvenate. Let her know how much you appreciate her by treating her to the self-care essentials she loves. Then take the kids somewhere and get out of her hair!

    • Modern Expressions Lavender & Chamomile Bath Bombs
    • Modern Expressions Soothe & Restore Hydrogel Sheet Mask
    • Hallmark Glitter and Unicorns Mother’s Day Card
    • Bloomaker Tulips in Glass
    • Modern Expressions Memories from Mom Journal
    • Walgreens Stress Support Gummies
    • Walgreens Acupressure Foot Massager
    • Walgreens Silicone Facial Cleansing Mitt

athletic adventure
If you answered mostly D's

Your mom may be an Athletic Adventurer! She’s not just chauffeuring the kids around and watching from the sidelines, she’s also chasing fitness goals and scoring her own wins. Give her gifts that fuel her motivation and show that you’re the loudest voice in her cheering section. Hit the pickleball courts after brunch or maybe a hike, as long as you’re breaking a sweat together.

    • Thierry Mugler Angel Eau de Parfum
    • Hallmark Pop-up Mother’s Day Card – World’s Best Mom Trophy
    • Modern Expressions Collapsible Water Bottle
    • Walgreens Photo TilePix
    • Walgreens Percussion Massager
    • Walgreens Invisible Facial Sunscreen 40 SPF
    • Modern Expressions Scented Candle – Sunshine

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