16/03/2014

Mother's Day Gift Guide


Mothers Day is just around the corner (30th March to be exact) so what do you buy the mother that has everything. I'm not really one for 'money making' holidays but I always have time for Mother's day. If your mums anything like mine, she doesn't relax or have 'me' time, she constantly puts everyone before herself and knows how to keep everybody happy, for this alone she truly does deserve a whole day dedicated to some relaxing, pampering and TLC. So today's post will include a few 'gift ideas' that may help or inspire...

Flowers- okay I know what your thinking not innovative Rinica but stay with me. There's nothing like receiving a bouquet of flowers to really brighten up your day. Previous years I always used to use a local florist, they deliver there reliable but by gosh are they super expensive! In recent years I've discovered Next, there affordable prices (prices range from £15-£20 includes delivery) and varied selection they've slowly become my obvious choice when Mothers day rocks around, or when someones poorly. So there really is no excuse ladies and gents, affordable flowers.

Perfume- Okay, another obvious choice but perfume is always a fail safe option. If all of your other plans fail you can always rely on a bottle of her favourite perfume, practicable, predictable but every girl needs perfume.

Photo album- I once gathered lots of old and new photos, and placed them all in a photo album for my mum to open up on mothers day, if you have your pictures on a SD card or film and you live in the UK Boots offers a really great affordable printing service. This gift not only adds a personal touch, but also provided hours of entertainment looking through lots of old funny photos. If your a dab hand at D.I.Y you could also make your own scrapbook. To this day my mum says this is one of the best gifts she received. So if your mums super smushy a la mine this may be an idea

Books- If your mums a bookworm (like mine) you could buy her the next book in that trilogy she's reading…

Skincare/Pamper products Why not buy her some pamper product, whilst she's reading her new book she can use the bath goodies to have a full on pamper session. My mum doesn't get much 'me' time, so I make sure to always stock up her stash on mothers day. Elemis, Body Shop, Soap & Glory and Sanctuary do some lovely pamper kits that she's sure to love

Weekend away/Lunch/Dinner- If your feeling flush, why not book a weekend away or spa day for you and your mum (Groupon do some great deals.) If your not feeling flush, why not take her for some lunch, me and my mum will often just go to Pizza Express, it doesn't have to be the most expensive place in the world mums will appreciate being able to spend quality time. If you want to go all out, why not get your cook on (perhaps the most stressful out of the 3 options.)

What will you be buying for your mum this Mothers day?
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2 comments

Amy Bell said...

Eep! - I wasn't aware mothers day was so soon!
Great ideas, my mum loves roses so they are always a safe option. Good quality candles and makeup products also do well. I'll have to do some digging over the coming week and find out if there's anything she really wants! :p (thanks for the reminder!)

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Rinica Warner said...

Thanks for comment, I know it always seems to crop up quickly! ooh candles I forgot that too, no worries glad I was a reminder haha :D x

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