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With Mother’s Day fast approaching (May 13th) we thought we’d put together a few little handy tips to help you select the perfect gift for your Mum this Mother’s Day!
Your Mum is no doubt one of the favourite people in your life and showing your appreciation for all she has done for you is probably on the top of your list this month. But how do you say thanks to the woman who raised and nurtured you from infancy to adulthood? We’ve got a few ideas…
An obvious choice but don’t be fooled, stopping by your local supermarket and grabbing the first bouquet you see outside the Bottle-O is not the goal. Spend a bit of time to research your Mums favourite flower, if you’re unsure maybe someone else in your family knows. Also look at what is coming into season, Tulips and Proteas are a great choice for mid May. Once you have the perfect flowers selected head down to your local greeting card stockist and pick a card which compliments the colour scheme of your bouquet. If your Mum is anything like mine, details like this won’t go unnoticed. This combination will show your Mum you’ve put lots of thought into her gift and will surely be much appreciated.
Who doesn’t like being pampered? Give your Mum a chance to relax and spoil herself with a trip to a local Day Spa. They offer many different services such as massages, manicures, pedicures & facials. There will surely be something on their list which will help your Mum unwind and make her feel great on this special day.
Hot Tip: Purchase a joint package and tell her she can take whoever she likes (wink, wink).
Warm scones, pastries, cakes, tarts, mousses, chocolate fountains & tea. If that combination doesn’t make your Mum happy then I’m afraid nothing will!
High Tea is a great way to treat your Mum to an afternoon filled with pure decadence.
Every parent loves a gift made with love and you don’t have to look very far to find to some great ideas online. Here is a list of 25+ Mothers Day Crafts for Kids from Easy Peasy & Fun. Hand made cards, pot plants, candles & bowls; this is a very comprehensive list to get your creative juices flowing.
Hot Tip: Try and create something functional such as a vase or bookmark so Mum gets lots of joy out of her pressie!
Being a Mum can be tiring work, with an seemingly endless list of housework and chores. Sometimes she would like nothing more than to spend the morning in bed to relax in front of the telly, the hard part is trying to keep her there!
Make sure you get up nice and early and prepare a big breakfast and while she’s distracted by that get the washing on and start the dishes. Make sure you keep the kettle hot and the tea coming!
Hopefully this list has been helpful to you and remember getting the perfect gift for your Mum doesn’t have to be expensive, it just has to have a bit of thought and love behind it.