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If you're reaching for some valerian root, or you've got a prescription to something in the benzodiazepine family, we're guessing the probability is high that Mommie Dearest is involved. With Mother's Day in T-minus three days, the pressure is on, especially if you haven't got a clue when it comes to her present (a kiss isn't gonna cut it!). But don't start popping anxiety pills (yet)—we pounded the pavement and hit all the Big Apple's best boutiques to compile a quick-and-dirty list of 11th-hour Mother's Day gifts you can go out and buy NOW. You've still got enough time for that overnight Fedex! To quote the sagacious Q-Tip, "Breathe and stop, for real, and give it what you got." Err, sooner rather than later.
Click through to see our slideshow of gifts that equal major memories for ma!
We love buying products online, but it comes with one caveat: You can't test drive them. So, in order to figure out whether a lipstick or shampoo is worth its salt, you scour the web trying to find the one that's right for you. And, while there are a bevy of places to get information, the most reliable source for honest read
For whatever reason, we feel the need to justify our designer purchases with phrases like, "It only cost me [fill in the blank]," or "But, there was an amazing sale." Or, our favorite, the "I just had to have it" spiel. Though, oftentimes this is more for our own peace of mind than for those we're giving excuses to.