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01 March 2016

Mother's Day Gift Guide

Show your mum just how much she means to you this Sunday by treating her to a little r&r and a few  beautiful gifts...

Mother's Day Gift Guide

Toad Diaries - from £13.56
You can customise and create a diary online in a matter of minutes with Toad so whether your mum loves list making, jotting down recipes or managing the family there is a style to suit her taste.
You can select the page size, layout, start date (it doesn't have to be January!), edit the cover wording and imagery to make a personalised gift she will appreciate for an entire year. This is a parenting essential - there are matching notebooks and journals available too so you might want to get her the set.

Suitable for all skin types, this Bio Cellulose Bee Venom & Royal Jelly Miracle Mask is ideal for a little pampering while reducing fine lines and wrinkles in the process. Bee venom has been used for years and is a great alternative to botox with its anti ageing properties. The active ingredients help to stimulate the production of collagen to tighten and lift for a more firm and plump appearance. It's so good it won a beauty award in 2015!

Olverum Bath Oil - from £23.50
By adding just a few drops to warm water, mum can take some time out to really relax and unwind this Mother's Day, and beyond. The aromatic blend of essential oils, including Lavender, Lime and Juniper, helps to reduce stress and tension while leaving skin silky smooth. Just 5ml is enough to work wonders so a bottle will last for 25 baths or more - the fragrance is great for clearing congested airways too.

CEWE Photo Book - from £5.99
Whether you're looking to create an album of your mum's best memories, a baby book of the kids or even a collection of grandchildren photos, CEWE can certainly help! You can download the software from the website to make books in a variety of styles and sizes for a high quality bespoke gift and with prices starting at just £5.99 it won't break the bank either! You can even add movies which can be viewed by QR readers - now that's clever.

Magnesium Butter and Lotion - £9.95 each
Enriched with Shea butter, coconut oil, cocoa butter and Vitamin E this lovely duo will make skin soft and even more hugable! The key ingredient however is Magnesium which ensures overall skin health, improves elasticity, replenishes cells and assists with repair. These are both a great barrier for the colder weather and cool breeze of spring.

We Are Tea - from £4.15
With so many flavours available there is a delicious cuppa for everyone - you can put the kettle on while mum pops her feet up for five minutes this Sunday. After adding a teaspoon to her favourite mug the beautiful fragrance of whole rose buds will be released as the infusion begins, for a refreshing and soothing experience. The peppermint leaf and chamomile flower versions will probably appeal too.

Personalised Cushion - £24.99
Mums brighten the day so what better way to let her know how much her hugs and kisses mean to you than by presenting her with a pillow of kind words and sunshine! You can add a name of your choice and use 'we' or 'i' making it suitable for siblings to gift wrap together. It's super soft and machine washable too.

Zippo Candle Lighter - £13.75
These handy lighters come in 3 colours; champagne, candy apple red and harvest bronze and make the ideal gift when teamed with some pretty tea lights or a scented jar. The soft touch ignition system makes lighting easy yet the child resistant safety button keeps little ones secure. Run a bath, dim the lights and let mum unwind by candlelight.

Aldi Beauty Special Buys
If you're trying to make your money go a little further this Mother's Day then take a trip to your local Aldi for some absolute bargains! Their current special buy offers include a variety of perfumes and Argan Oil goodies at seriously low prices - the Precious Star fragrance is just £3.99 and the shower is priced at £1.79. They have some very gorgeous bouquets of flowers and breakfast ideas too.

Tanqueray London Dry Gin - £20.50
If mum likes the odd tipple to relax then this is the ideal gift for her. Beautifully presented, this bottle is packed with flavour from the blend of coriander, angelica, liquorice and juniper within. It's delicious served on the rocks or teamed with tonic. You may even want to make her a cocktail...

Tanqueray Raspberry and Lavender fizz

25ml Tanqueray London Dry
15ml Lavender Liqueur (Raspberry liqueur also optional)
Top with Prosecco
4 x Fresh Raspberries

Method: shake all ingredients together and pour into a coupette, top with prosecco and garnish with a raspberry or rose petal

Units: 2.4

What will you be treating mum to this Sunday?

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  1. I always appreciate lists such as yours. They focus the mind! Love the We Are Tea so will probably give that as the gift.

  2. Yum the Tanqueray Raspberry and Lavender fizz sounds great!


  3. Yum the Tanqueray Raspberry and Lavender fizz sounds great!


  4. The bath oil would be lovely!

  5. Happy mothers these gifts!

  6. Sweets and treats for her and family pet (Budgie).

    Rachel Craig

  7. Hope you had a fab mothers day

  8. Lovely ideas, hope you had a great day

  9. Didn't see this post in time for this year, but some great ideas for next time!

  10. sounds lovely if you are a drinker

  11. I love the personalised cushions, such a great gift!

  12. I bought my mum some boxes for an Ikea unit she has - it's what she asked for! My daughter painted a keepsake box in the shape of a flower for her Nanna.

  13. for mummy

  14. love the personalised cushion idea :)


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