13th March 2015

Gifts to spoil your mother

You say potato and I say potahto, you say tomato and I say tomahto. Potato, potahto, tomato, tomahto. But let’s not call the whole thing off. Despite how we may pronounce our words, and the dates we choose to celebrate certain occasions, one things for sure, the women who raised us and nurtured us deserve a day of celebration.

Mother’s Day is a special time of year that lends the perfect excuse to spoil those special women in our lives. The women who instill love, compassion and character. The ladies who choose to wear many hats so unselfishly to ensure that our life is filled with love, and to make sure we’ve got enough encouragement to keep us going. They’ve been the shoe-tier, the story-teller, the cook, the cleaner, the event planner and the chauffeur. They’ve been the heartbreak mender, the listener, the photographer and the cheerleader. And for those lucky enough, they’ve even become your best friend.


Whether you’re searching for a last-minute Mother’s Day gift or your planning ahead to spoil your Momma come May, here are some of our favorite gift ideas to make that special woman in your life feel showered with love.

One: Every mother needs a great pair of wellies, they should basically be a staple for motherhood. For days when it’s raining and the errands still need to be run, these will keep your toes dry and your style on point. And when all the kids want to do is splash in the puddles, you can now join in!

Two: Chances are high that your mother enjoys to be pampered, as she should. Shower her with love with this beautifully scented Jo Malone bath oil or leave her feeling like a millions bucks with the new My Burberry scent, both of which can be engraved for that added special touch.

Three: Does your mother have a sweet tooth? If so, I’m pretty sure these will go down a hit.

Four: For a more practical present, this Bare Minerals brush gift set will be something she’ll use time and time again and a gift that you can guarantee won’t go out of style.

Five: The lady who enjoys baking will love this combo. A fancy-schmancy apron paired with a copper-finished cake stand, you could do no wrong.

Six: Every women loves the scent of a candle filling the house. Show her your appreciation with this limited edition Diptyque candle, a brand that’s always a fan favorite.

Seven: We all know that mothers will suggest that they can never have too many pictures. We also know that they now have a thing for selfies, so why not give them a case that protects their iPhone and allows them to create the perfect photo. This slick phone case comes with a micro suction technology, which allows you to stick it to glass or mirror for those times when your arm just isn’t long enough. Place it, set the timer and voila!

Eight: For the yogi. Perhaps your mother is more of the sporty type? Or she’s chosen yoga as a new hobby now that she’s an empty nester? Whatever the case, she’ll look like she means business heading to class with this Lulumon yoga mat.

There’s no time like the present to get clued up on what will leave your ‘mum’, or ‘mom’, feeling extra loved and appreciated this Mother’s Day. One thing that no money can buy is carving out some quality time to spend with the one who’s always been your biggest fan.

Here’s to all of the women who’ve made sacrifices to raise some incredible world changers.