Last-Minute Mother's Day Gift

Your mom gave you life, so it’s understandable that you’d want to get her a great Mother’s Day gift. But that can be easier said than done, especially if you feel like you’ve run out of time. For all you procrastinators out there, we’re here for you. Get inspired with one of these eight ideas for the eco-friendly mamas in your life:

1. Clean her house. There’s nothing better than coming home to a house that’s clean and sparkly. Natural household cleaning products company Rebel Green co-founders (and moms) Ali Florsheim and Melina Marcus recommend tackling areas that are particularly dirty, like washing the garbage can and dusting in high places. For an extra touch, stock up on eco-friendly cleaning supplies to leave behind.

2. Cook a special meal. Head to the farmers market for local produce for these vegetarian and vegan Mother’s Day brunch ideas, which use ingredients like quinoa, couscous and spaghetti squash as the centerpieces.

3. Make a bouquet of flowers. Upcycle tissue paper or coffee filters into a bouquet of flowers that will last longer than the real deal. To find out how to get professional results — and make peonies, poppies and rosebuds — check out this tutorial from Our Lake Life.

4. Create a kitchen herb garden. The effort on this is low but the impact is high. “Line an old…