NEW YORK (AP) — Mother’s Day is here again and, yes, we’re still in a pandemic. Keep those handmade cards, bouquets or breakfasts in bed coming, but up your game in celebration of brighter days with one of these store-bought gifts:

A California company sells uncomplicated but great looking cruiser-style e-bikes at There’s one, the Around the Block, with a 500-watt, rear hub drive motor. It comes in great colors, including a lilac and a cream. The bike reaches a top speed of 15 mph in full electric mode and 28 mph with a pedal assist. $1,899.

If chillax mode with mobility is the priority, find the Nakie hammock. It’s portable, lightweight and made of recycled plastic bottles. And it’s sturdy enough for two people. The Nakie comes in a range of colors, from pastel pink to sunburned orange. The company plants four trees with every purchase and has already planted more than 90,000. $101 at

Whether poolside, camping or happily on the sand, Ballast’s outdoor weighted pillow won’t blow away. It’s inflatable, curved and padded in blue, red and sea green designs. Available on Amazon or at for $35. It has a sleeve for a gel pack that can be frozen and slipped inside at the base of the neck. Gel pack sold separately.