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Best Mother's Day gifts under $50 — that will get there in time

Mothers day gifts under $50
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Mother's Day will be unique this Sunday in that many of us won't be able to spend it with mom. Even worse, many Americans are unemployed. So we're rounding up the best Mother's Day gifts under $50 that can still arrive before May 10. 

Our Mother's Day gifts under $50 includes everything from coffee makers to gift baskets. In order to treat make sure mom gets her gift on time — we recommend you order early.  

Didn't find what you were looking for? Make sure to check out our guide to the best Mother's Day flower deals.

Kate Spade Fiji Sandals: $48 @ Zappos
These warm-weather sandals are perfect for the spring, summer, or just walking around the house. They're available in sizes 5 through 11. View Deal

Chocolate and Cheese Gift boxes: from $39 @ igourmet
From cheese boards to chocolates, igourmet has a wide range of food gift baskets available for Mother's Day. (Click on "on sale now" in the left column and then click "browse all" to see all deals). You can purchase individual items, create your own baskets, or choose from igourmet's exclusive baskets. Individual items start as low as $2.99, whereas custom baskets start at $17.99.  View Deal

Amazon Echo Show 5: $49 @ Best Buy
The Echo Show lets you make video calls with anyone around the world. You'll need two devices to make a video call, but at $49 each it's the least expensive — and safest — way to keep in touch with mom on Mother's Day. The smart displays can ship out in less then 48 hours. View Deal

Mother's Day plants: from $45 @ FTD
What mom doesn't like plants. If your mom has a green thumb, FTD has a selection of Mother's Day plants with prices that start at $45. The Potted Pink Roses (pictured) costs $45 and stand 10 to 12 inches tall with a 6-inch diameter basket. They also have a basket of lilies for $50View Deal

Chemex Coffee Makers: from $36 @ Crate & Barrel
Help mom power through the day with one of these Chemex coffee makers. The coffee makers can be used to make coffee, tea, ice coffee, and other beverage infusions. Order by May 5 at 3pm ET to ensure it arrives on time. View Deal

Photo prints: from $1 @ Mpix
Lavish mom with memories from the past with the help of Mpix. The photo printing service offers a wide range of prints with all types of finishes. Prices range from $1 to about $26 depending on how many prints you want and the size of the prints. Best of all, most prints can be processed and shipped the same day when ordered by 11am. View Deal

Books, cards, and gifts: up to 50% off @ Shutterfly
Shutterfly is taking up to 50% off Mother's Day hardcover photo books with prices that start at $15. But hurry, the sale ends May 5 at 2:59am ET. Alternatively, other Shutterfly gifts will arrive on time for Mother's Day if you order by Tuesday, May 5 at 7pm ET via rush delivery. View Deal

Amazon Fire 7 Tablet: for $39 @ Best Buy
The Fire 7 tablet is the best affordable tablet around. It will let mom access her favorite entertainment apps and call on Alexa for hands-free functionality. It can also be used to make face-to-face chats. View Deal

Gluten-Free Cookies: $24 @ Harry & David
Not all moms want flowers for Mother's Day. Fortunately, Harry & David has a Mother's Day bakery with many $50 or less gifts that include cookies (pictured), Oreo cheesecake, cherry pies, apple pies, and more. Some gifts ship overnight, whereas other can ship in two days. View Deal

Roku Streaming Stick Plus 4K: was $49 now $39 @ Best Buy
Just in time for Mother's Day, Roku is slashing the price of our favorite 4K streaming stick. The Roku Streaming Stick Plus streams content in 4K resolution. It'll give mom access to tons of content from Netflix to Prime Video. View Deal

Disney Plus Gift Card: 1-year for $69 @ Disney
It may cost slightly above our $50 mark, but this Disney gift card can keep mom entertained throughout the entire year with a 12-month subscription to Disney Plus. She'll have access to content from Disney, Pixar, National Geographic, and more. Better yet, this gift arrives instantly and can be used immediately. That alone is worth  the extra cost. View Deal

Birchbox Subscription: $45 @ Birchbox
Looking for the ultimate contactless Mother's Day gift? Birchbox offers gift subscription cards which can be sent via e-mail. Your mom can choose when to redeem her subscription and each month she'll receive a box filled with beauty samples picked to beauty profile. View Deal