Sweets and Treats Gifts
1. Guylian Praline Sea Shells – Made using only the finest, hand-selected Mediterranean hazelnuts and premium Belgian chocolate. Guylian Praline Sea Shells are available in 250g or 375g boxes. Guylian’s Belgian chocolates are available at all major supermarkets, selected independent stores nationwide and online via www.guylian.com.
2. Shortbread – The “I Love Mum” tin from Walkers is a personalised and touching gift for Mum this Mother’s Day. Filled with pure butter miniature shortbread shapes encased in a stunning gold keepsake tin, it is sure to make her day extra special. The Walkers Shortbread ‘I Love Mum’ tin is available to buy exclusively online at www.walkersshortbread.com.
3. Wine – Why not spoil mum with a bottle of wine this Mother’s Day. Aldi has lots of wine on offer this year, here are two of my favourites.
- Pata Negra Cava Rosado – Available from 16th March online and in stores nationwide. With its soft raspberry and blackberry flavours and vibrant finish, it is best enjoyed with a home-baked cake – perfect for Mother’s Day.
- The Exquisite Collection Muscadet Sevre et Maine – Available to buy in single bottles or as a case of six and is available in stores and online. The Exquisite Collection Muscadet Sevre et Maine is dominated by mouth-watering lemon freshness, complimented by subtle traces of ripe stone fruits. Enjoy with seafood, fish and even sushi.
4. Choc Nibbles -‘Original Choc Nibbles’ have had a makeover. A new classy combination of chocolate, caramel, biscuit and nuts covered in smooth milk chocolate and now available in 185g bags, exclusively at B&M Stores.
5. Mug Cakes Book – A gift for those who fancy a bit of cake now and then but don’t want the hassle of making a whole cake. Each delicious Mug Cake in the book requires minimal effort – lemon, carrot, or chocolate fondant are classics, but Mug Cakes shares with you more adventurous zesty flavours such as raspberry and green tea or blueberry and ricotta – all ready in 5 minutes. Features over 30 recipes for quick and delicious cakes that require minimal time and effort.
Feel Good Gifts
1. Jamberry Nail Wraps – For mum’s who love painted nails but aren’t creative enough or who don’t have the time to get creative then the Jamberry Basic Bundle would make a great gift for them. The set includes 4 wraps of your choice from their curated list, an Application Kit, and a Mini Heater. The Basic Bundle has everything you need for a flawless nail wrap application every time.
2. A Purse – If your mum likes her designer items then why not treat her to an Ugg Leather Purse from Amara. The purse features a leather strip with the UGG® logo and polished brass finish detail. The Jenna Zip around purse from UGG® is perfect for carrying money, cards and receipts with a zipped interior, inside you, will find room for twelve credit cards, there are three slide pockets and a divided zip pocket to keep loose change and other small valuables safe.
3. Silver Earrings – Ted Baker’s Harly & Sinaa Box Set contains two sets of silver and crystal stud earrings. They are beautiful, simple and very elegant. One set of earrings are heart shaped and the others are round stud earrings with Swarovski crystal detailing. Perfect for jewellery loving mums. They are presented in a pink gift box and would make a lovely gift this Mother’s Day.
4. Anti Aging Creams – Aldi has a choice of fabulous beauty buys perfect for a Mother’s Day pamper treat, on sale from 16th March, for a limited time only, their Lacura range is famed for its premium quality, fantastic results and modest prices. A couple of suggestions include:
- Lacura Caviar Illumination Eye Care Roll-On – contains liposome concentrate and hyaluronic acid to promote intensive hydration and reduce swelling and dryness around the eyes.
- Argan Body Oil – containing organic Argan Oil and Avocado Oil to pamper your skin, the rich oils like Apricot Kernel Oil contain natural Vitamin E help to boost skin radiance. Formulated especially to meet the needs of dry and rough skin, it absorbs quickly without leaving an oily residue.
- Argan Day and Night Creams – enriched with skin-smoothing ingredients to tighten and firm both normal and dry skin. The day cream can be used as a daily moisturiser or as a base layer before make-up. The night cream helps to reinvigorate, plump and smooth tired skin during its overnight recovery stage.
5. A Personalised Cocktail Glass – All lovers of cocktails have their favourite recipe. This special personalised glass would make a fabulous gift. The large glass can hold 42cl of drink! The front of the glass can be personalised with any name of up to 12 characters which will read as ‘name’s cocktail.’ Underneath the text will read ‘Since’ so a year of your choice can be added.
6. Foldaway Footspa – We all know Mum’s spend a lot of time on their feet so why not treat her to a the Foldaway Footspa. It measures only 9cm when folded, meaning that it can be easily stored away in a drawer, under a bed when not in use. It is uniquely designed with a discreet anti-collapse mechanism and gives a soothing vibration massage which makes it ideal for use with bath salts. It’s raised acunodes provide extra stimulation for tired feet. Thanks to it’s keep warm technology the foot spa maintains a comfortable water temperature so mum can relax for longer.
7. TomTom Touch – If your mum loves to keep herself in shape why not treat her to a fitness tracker. The TomTom Touch is available with both a small or large strap size and you can buy other straps too. The tracker has up to 5 days battery life and is recharged via a USB cable. The Touch is able to track the wearer’s sleep and is water resistant so there’s no need to remove it for things like washing up or taking a quick shower. When using the sports mode you can log your workouts and track your stats. You’ll see how the intensity of different activities compares to others, so you know when you’re getting the best out of your activities. Other features include:
- Use with the TomTom Sports app for more details of workouts/sleep
- Measures body fat and muscle mass percentage
- Monitor your heart rate and helps you to keep on top of your fitness
- Counts steps taken, calories burned and sleep with 24/7 activity tracking
- Use Sports mode to compare the intensity of your exercises
- Never miss a call or text with smartphone notifications
8. Lip Balm – A token gift can sometimes mean as much as an expensive gift so why not treat mum to some lovely lip balm. I don’t go anywhere without mine in my handbag and would love it if the boys were to buy my favourite brand and flavour.
9. Luxury Bath Melts Collection – Allow mum to have a nice relaxing bath this Mother’s Day with these luxury Bath Melts from Prezzybox. They are decorated to look like cupcakes and arrive in a cute pink egg box. The gift set contains 3 tranquil bath souffles and 3 soothing sundaes, all enriched with creamy cocoa butter creating super soft skin and a gorgeously indulgent bath.
- Lavender & Patchouli
- Summer Evening
- Lemon & May Chang
- Rose Geranium
10. A Mug – Who wouldn’t like their very own mug? This Me To You Tatty Teddy ‘Worlds best mum’ mug has a cute flower and bear design. It is available from Matalan and comes in a light pink cardboard box and is a perfect gift for mothers day.
11. A Gift Set – Pink Prosecco & Cassis is Baylis and Harding’s latest fragrance which is inspired by the deliciously sweet scent of Prosecco with a delicate hint of Cassis, this fabulously fizzy fragrance will delight the senses as fruity top notes of Blackberry and raspberry, carefully blended with creamy vanilla. Each item in the range is presented in pink packaging with hints of rose gold. Here are a couple of my favourite Baylis and Harding products from the collection that would make lovely gifts for Mother’s Day.
- Pink Prosecco and Cassis Small Diffuser – The small Reed Diffuser’s fragrance is both delicate and light. The reed diffuser is a made from clear glass that contains a clear fragranced oil which will complement any interior perfectly. It is the perfect way to try the fragrance. The 60ml diffuser lasts for up to 4 weeks.
- Pink Prosecco & Cassis Luxury Foot Set – 50ml Foot Lotion & 25g Foot Soak Crystals to leave tired feet feeling revived.White super-soft sock for the ultimate relaxation.
Gifts With A Difference
1. LEGO Wonder Woman Keylight – Every Mum is a Wonder Woman so why not tell her with an awesome Lego Torch Keylight. Stockists include Smyths Toys, Toys R Us, Truffleshuffle.co.uk and Amazon.co.uk. The Minifigure keyring is poseable and features LED lights in her feet. She makes a great value gift for mums with style this Mothers Day.
2. Zippo Hand Warmer – For mums who spend a lot of time in the great outdoors the Zippo Hand Warmer is the perfect gift for them. It provides up to 6 hours of gentle, consistent heat. The warmer is designed to stand upright for easy filling and is refillable so that it can be used time and time again on all of those outdoor adventures for years to come. Warming bag and filler cup are included.
3. Pictures Frames – I love pictures of my boys everywhere and I love giving photo gifts to my parents and inlaws too. Matalan has a huge range of picture frames available including wooden frames with 1 or 2 rotating apertures and a Clip photo frame with a ‘Me and You’ slogan on it.
*The products mentioned above were sent for the purpose of this post*