Mother's Day is just around the corner, and you can do something special for the mothers in your life without even leaving your desk.
If your mother would be happiest with the time-honored custom of flowers and candy, try the sites below for something special. For more specific ideas tailored to a certain "type" of mother, click on one of the links at the top of the page.
In addition to flowers and candy, this site offers baked goods, gift baskets, stuffed animals and free delivery!
This popular site allows you to narrow selections by price, color and type of plant or flower. They also sell candy, chocolates, cakes and cookies for the mom with a sweet tooth.
This site offers a wide variety of bouquets, as well as other gifts like bath sets, candles and sweets. In fact, give your mother a double surprise with a two-day gift of flowers followed by chocolate-covered strawberries.
Check out all the different types of photo frames and choose a photo of the family that will look great sitting on her desk. The site also sells affordable and colorful desk accessories.
momAgenda Busy moms need a way to keep track of their day-to-day events and reminders. Help her stay organized with these colorful, chic day planners.
eBags Let her pick out a new stylish laptop bag, carryall or whatever type of purse strikes her fancy that can hold everything she needs to tote to and from the office.
iGo Give her an all-in-one charger (or any of the other useful accessories this site offers) for her laptop, phone, iPod, camera and whatever other devices she uses on a daily basis. Whether she is traveling for business or just going to the office, it will be nice for her to have everything ready to use.
Plow & Hearth
This site features hand tools, wreaths, decorative planters and other items for mothers with a green thumb.
Buy plant, vegetable or flower seeds that she can add to her garden.
Blue Stone Garden Does she need a new pair of gardening gloves or shears? Go to this site for countless options, as well as a selection of garden seeds.
Schedule an outing to a botanical garden. Help her find some inspiration for her own outside space by setting up a family visit to your local botanical garden. Most offer free admission, and it may be fun to pack a picnic to bring along.
For a unique way to tell Mom how much you care, say it with a custom photo collage. Instantly arrange hundreds of your own photos into a special shape, such as a heart
or the word "LOVE." Then, print your creation onto an object that mom will love best, such as a canvas, blanket, coffee mug or mouse pad.
This colorful, fun store sells home accessories like glasses and cute themed measuring cups, as well as bedding and furniture.
Browse this handmade marketplace full of imaginative and affordable housewares and deal directly with the individual sellers.
Pottery Barn This automatic go-to for rustic-chic fans is a great source for springtime accessories, like outdoor lanterns, vases and brightly colored pillows.
MoMA Store The modern mom loves browsing this inventive site that features entertaining lighting options and tabletop and desktop accessories.
Has she been eyeing some new headphones? Treat her to a new accessory here.
This gadget site has a section specifically for moms, including a wine aerator and window thermometer.
Best Buy This site is a great source for all the new electronics on the market.
Sharper Image The physical store may not be around anymore, but you can still buy cool high-tech products online. They have a Mother's Day Gift Idea category, which features a pedicure foot bath, memory foam slippers, juicer and more.
If it's Sunday morning and you're desperate, try Virtual Gifts 4 U, where you can send a virtual gift, virtual
flowers or even a virtual holiday - complete with musical accompaniment.