Mark your diaries 26th March is Mothers Day! It’s coming round ever so fast and whether you’re a gift giver or not, it’s time to think about how we can show our love and appreciation for all the mummy’s out there doing such awesome jobs!!
We often all get together as a family on Mother’s Day. Over the years we’ve done our fair share of Sunday walks in the park, pub lunches and house gatherings. Inevitably there are a few bunches of flowers flying around, the odd scented candle and some lovingly made homemade cards by the kids and ME hahaha! Here are a few gift ideas to inspire you if you fancy getting someone something special.
This ever so pretty chiffon scarf is from the V&A museum and with these beautiful muted tones, this William Morris garden print is a winner for sure! If you can’t get down to the museum in person, then head over to their website here.Also from the V&A is this Jute bag. I actually have one of these myself which I used ALL of last summer. So take it from me when I say your mum will definitely get so much use of it. They’re great quality, so durable and for the size of them, only £45 which I think is a super price point. Click here for the website.For the jewellery loving mummy, this turquoise trinket box is perfect from Marks and Spencer. It has a very attractive marble effect pattern and such a practical item to keep little kids’ hands off her precious ‘treasure’! Find it over at the website here.If like me you love Emma Bridewater, then have you considered getting a personalised mug? My mum and I have quite a few of their mugs but she’s yet to have one with her name on it! I love this watercolour floral design. Have a look at their vast range, or better yet, personalise yours here.Does your mummy like a bit of metallic like mine? This beautiful crackle leather silver clutch bag is the perfect accessory for hers and your night out together! From Accessorize and only £27. You can find it here.
Avon have just launched a new scent, perfectly timed for Mother’s Day. Viva La Vita is a fresh heart-warming floral scent, feminine and joyful! Only £15 and available online here.
Whether you’re planning on a phone call for Mothering Sunday, a visit, a present, some flowers or simply a card- with all of the mummy’s out there kicking ass doing such a MASSIVE thankless job, this is a time for each one of us to show some acknowledgement. It doesn’t need to be your own mother, it could be a friend, a family member or a neighbour. Let’s not forget the single parents out their either…the mums who are doing it all by themselves. There’s nothing like a handmade card or homemade cake that costs nothing but demonstrates such gratitude and love.
by Laura xx