6 on-demand Mother's Day gifts you can get without putting down your smartphone

May 5, 2016

You love your mom, sure, but you’re also busy. We get it. So, we came up with some gifts that’ll show mom you love her, but don’t actually require you to put down your phone after reading this. Here are seven on-demand tech companies that’ll deliver love to your mom this Mother's Day.


From tacos to champagne to toilet paper, whatever it is your mom really desires this Mother's Day, leave it to Favor. They promise to deliver ANYTHING, so find your favorite retail store or restaurant and get ordering. Use code FAVORMOMS to waive the delivery fee for first time customers and make sure your mom gets some flowers this year, or at least some BBQ on you. 


If you're totally clueless on what to get your mom this year, head to QuickGifts. They're an online marketplace for retailer, restaurant, spa, and entertainment gift cards. Just choose mom's favorite spot, and she can enjoy a day or night out all expenses paid. They even have gift cards to Trapeze Austin — now that's a cool gift. 


If your mom's a music lover (she lives in Austin, how could she not be?) treat her to Derby in the City, a music festival on Saturday featuring Houndsmouth, Jamestown Revival, The Wind + The Wave, The Gents, Hello Wheels. Tickets are $25 and available on Front Gate Tickets. Not her speed? There are tons of other shows with tickets available.


Flowers are an old standby, and for good reason — most moms love them. Retailmenot still has great deals going on for flower delivery like this one, and thousands of other ways to save if she's one of those people who think flowers are a waste of money. 


What does every mom really want each year? A butler. While that's probably not an option until you strike it rich with your new startup idea, Broomly can act like one for a day. Use the service to schedule and hire landscapers, cleaners and handymen all on one platform. It can get a week's worth of chores done in 10 minutes.  

I don’t care who your mom is, everyone enjoys a good massage. Zeel lets you have a masseuse delivered to your mom’s doorstep, on-demand. If you’re really into massages, they even have a membership program where they'll send you a professional-grade massage table and deliver a masseuse to you once a month. Prices depend on where your mom lives and they don’t have masseuses everywhere yet, but it is available in a lot of major American cities, including Austin. 

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