It’s March, and Mother’s Day is just around the corner! In all honesty, an actual day off from parenting would be the ideal gift for me right now. Of course, physical gifts are nice too. Whether you’re an adult child looking for the ideal gift for your mum, a dad searching for gifts from the children, or a mum looking for a gift to drop hints – hopefully there’s something in here for you!
For pampering at home
Hand cream – RRP £14, available from SEAMS
The older I get, the more often I seem to get dry hands, so a good hand cream is a must; it makes a lovely simple gift. This hand cream from SEAMS was originally created for use by seamstresses to moisturise their dry hands without leaving an oily residue on fabric, and is now used behind the scenes on many TV shows. Made with natural ingredients including macadamia oil, shea butter, and even Swiss garden cress, it’s non-greasy and absorbs instantly.
Aeterna Gold Collagen Creme Serum – RRP from £29.75, available from Higher Nature
Being 32 now, I really should be taking better care of my skin as at the age of 30 is when collagen levels start to drop – but there are always more important things to do, aren’t there?! I can slowly see the wrinkles developing though – eek! This collagen creme serum has been formulated with ingredients including marine collagen extract, sweet almond oil, and vitamins E and B5 to give skin its bounce back.
Moroccan Hammam Spa gift pack – RRP £18.95, available from Amazon
Who needs to leave the house for a spa experience when you can have one in your own home? Okay, so you have to do it yourself, but this is so luxurious that the recipient won’t mind! The Moroccan Hammam Spa gift pack from Vie Naturals comes with the following – Beldi Black Soap with Eucalyptus (200g), Rhassoul Clay (200g) from the Atlas Mountains, Argan Oil (50ml), an exfoliating kessa glove, and an ethically sourced coconut spoon. All ingredients in this set are sourced from Morocco for an authentic Hammam cleansing experience. (Use code TKCD9I98 for 10% off – expires 31 March 2019).
A gift experience could be the choice for you if you can’t decide what to buy for the important lady in your life – let them choose their own!
Red Letter Days
Relax and Unwind for Two Gift Box – RRP £59.99, available from Red Letter Days
This Relax and Unwind gift box from Red Letter Days lets the recipient have a day of relaxation and bliss away from the daily grind. Giving this gift as a voucher means they are able to book at a location of their choice, on a date of their choice, for a relaxing activity of their choice. There’s a choice of 1615 experiences all across the UK in this gift box, and it’s valid for 24 months.
Treat Her Smartbox – RRP £49.99, available from Buyagift
Within this Smartbox from Buyagift, your mum can choose from a huge range of experiences. From afternoon tea, to a relaxing spa day, to an adrenaline adventure experience for the more adventurous lady in your life! Being valid for 24 months with a wide variety of experiences across the UK, your mum will be spoiled for choice! Just some activities include paintballing, spa days, 3 course meals, afternoon tea, pottery and sushi making workshops, glamping…
Personalised photo mug – RRP from £8, available from ASDA photo
I don’t think you can go wrong with a mug for Mother’s Day – surely something that’s going to get plenty of use! (It would in my kitchen anyway!). ASDA photo have so many to choose from, and you are able to upload your own photo to make a truly unique gift that will be treasured forever. I love the quote on this one as our kitchen really is the heart of the home.
Critically Endangered Socks
Sustainable limited edition socks – RRP £12, available from Critically Endangered Socks
I love the idea of buying a gift for someone that has also supported something important. With every purchase of these sustainable socks from Critically Endangered Socks you are supporting the welfare of one of five critically endangered animals. The pair pictured support the Borneo orangutan, by protecting 80 square metres of Borneo rainforest habitat. Other animals to choose from are the Amur leopard, the Maui dolphin, the Sumatran elephant, and the Hawksbill turtle. There have only been 1000 pairs of each animal made so it will be a truly limited edition gift!
The Book of Everyone
The Book of Mum – RRP from £23.99, available from The Book of Everyone
The Husband has a book of “him” from this company, that he received for Christmas a few years ago and I thought it was great! It’s wonderful to see the Book of Mum version especially for Mother’s Day. Available in paperback and hardback, you can really personalise to your mum by including her name. There are a whole variety of pages including nostalgia, facts, and curiosities that you can also personalise according to your mums personality, so it is a truly unique, beautiful gift.