Now that we’ve got Valentine’s Day out of the way, next up on the list is Mother’s Day.
Arguably, there is no real one gift that can truly encompass our love, admiration, and thankfulness to the matriarch of our family. Be that as it may, let’s use this upcoming Mother’s Day to showcase our appreciation for all that our mothers do for us. Listed below are some of my favourite gift ideas. Choose between 14 gift options and get ready to put the biggest smile on your mum’s face on Sunday 14th March.
Why not surprise your mum this Mother’s Day with a quirky, delicious gift kit from Choc Affair. Bonding time with mum just got better! Immerse yourself in a medley of flavours with this specially curated chocolate and spice kit. Together, you can both enjoy 5 hot chocolates with their unique flavours reflecting different cultures from across the globe. This gift is perfect for hot chocolate lovers everywhere.
Available from: www.choc-affair.com
Fancy a spot of Afternoon Tea? Well, luckily for you, you don’t have to wait until lockdown restrictions have been lifted. The Gentlemen Baristas offers an expertly crafted Afternoon Tea menu for 2. On the menu, you’ll find the usual players; finger sandwiches, Scones, English Breakfast Tea, and some new contenders such as the Vegan coffee and walnut cake. Tried and tested, I can affirm that this Afternoon Tea will be a pleasant surprise for Mother’s Day.
Available from: www.thegentlemenbaristas.com
Launched last year; PAIRS Scotland, a Scottish sustainable slow fashion brand, is here to help us upgrade our sock game, with their range of gorgeous Mohair and Alpaca socks.
If you’re looking for a simple yet timeless gift this Mother’s Day, I would highly recommend taking a closer look at the brand’s loungewear and dress/city socks.
Available from: www.pairs-scotland.com
If your mum is a music lover and enjoys from time to time, the strings of Antonio Vivaldi and loop playlists of Baroque instrumentals; you may be interested in this gift card from Primephonic. Primephonic is a classical music streaming service built by a team of 40 young classical music and tech experts. With this Primephonic gift card, your mum can browse through a large classical audio collection, while receiving personalised recommendations, new releases and podcasts on a weekly basis.
Available from: www.primephonic.com
Presented in their signature nine-way gift box; Rita Farhi’s premium dates are packed with an assortment of flavours.
Your mum can have her pick of dates stuffed with pistachios and crunchy cashews, or chocolate-coated dates dipped in dark, milk and white chocolate. This is a premium gift for mums with an eclectic taste.
Available from: www.farhi.co.uk
Why not surprise your mum with a different type of hug this Mother’s Day? Supply Drop offers a range of fun, quirky pamper boxes suitable for almost every occasion. The Hug Box, a personal favourite, comes packed with tea, sweets, biscuits, face masks, candles, and a motivational photo frame. This is a thoughtful gift for a mum who could do with a ‘Pick-me-up’ this Mother’s Day.
Available from: www.supplydrop.me
Nostara Reed Diffusers offers an impressive eight fragrances, made with a soy base and pure essential oils.
If you’re looking for a practical yet beautiful gift for Mother’s Day, I would highly recommend exploring Nostara’s home fragrance range. Having tried and tested the ‘Linen and Gardenia’ diffuser, my living room has a fresh and uplifting aroma, and you can most definitely smell the freshness of Rose Leaf and Lemon Balm in the air.
Available from: www.nostara.com
Collagen – every woman’s best friend. ilody, has launched two products made with the best plant-based ingredients used in most eastern practices. Their seres serum designed to boost collagen in the skin and treat signs of ageing (fine lines and wrinkles), can be applied twice a day before moisturising and act as a wonderful clean base for makeup. This gift could be a great addition to your mum’s skincare routine.
Available from: www.ilodyskincare.com
“The trick is to age honestly and gracefully and make it look great, so that everyone looks forward to it” – Dame Emma Thompson DBE. Have you heard of Angela Langford skincare? Created organically, cruelty free and are vegan, and manufactured by hand in Pembrokeshire, Southwest Wales; Angela’s products offer a tailor-made solution to most unique skincare concerns. So, why not order a bespoke gift hamper with some of these effective products for Mother’s Day? More information about the ingredients used in these products can be found on the brand’s website.
Available from: www.angelalangford.com
As the great Coco Chanel once quoted, “No elegance is possible without perfume. It is the unseen, unforgettable, ultimate accessory”, and this Mother’s Day it can be the ultimate timeless gift for your mum too.
‘I want Choo’, the new fragrance from Jimmy Choo, is an oriental floral fragrance with citrus top notes of Mandarin juice and Velvet Peach, and base notes of Vanilla and Benzoin.
Available from: www.theperfumeshop.com
Create a unique experience for your mum this Mother’s Day with a little help from Town and City Gift Cards. Available in over 50 towns and cities across England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland; Town and City Gift Cards can be spent on shopping, pampering, hotels, restaurants, and leisure. Bonus: when you buy a Town and City Gift Card, you’re not only giving the gift of choice, but you’re also supporting a whole town or city!
Available from: www.townandcitygiftcards.com
I don’t think anything quite screams “I love you mum” than a piece of timeless gold jewellery. Edge of Ember’s fine jewellery pieces can be engraved with your mum’s name or a sweet message, just in time for Mother’s Day.
Available from: www.edgeofember.com
It doesn’t always have to be practicality over pretty. These gorgeous slippers designed by UGG are made from soft suede, with a plush sheepskin collar and lining. A super snug gift for your mum this Mother’s Day.
Available from: www.hurleys.co.uk
If you’re looking for the perfect gin to wrap up in time for Mother’s Day, look no further. Pink Marmalade’s Colour Changing Gin is a marriage of traditional ultra-premium distillation techniques and modern exciting flavours. When a tonic is added, the gin undergoes a smooth colour change from a cool blue to a rose pink. Exciting!