Here’s to the marvellous mother figures in our lives. Stepmoms, adoptive mums, nans, aunties, new mums and those that act like a mum. Candles, coffee, chocolate, cleansers with so many ideas how you pick? Combine cocoa with skincare and check out or Rabot 1745 review.
For me, I prefer presents that pamper, that are personalised or that you will practically use as let’s face it, the older we get the more we appreciate being given socks. Do something creative, what about taking her breakfast in bed or simply cook a meal together, create a list of the things you have learnt from her over the years, get the grandkids to make cards. She’ll love the fact that you thought about her and did something to make her day extra special.
Make the day all about mum and surprise her with one of the gifts we love if you are struggling for ideas. No matter your budget get her something special for Mothering Sunday (March 19th 2023) .
Little Butterfly London – The Pamper Gift Box, RRP £85.
Multi award-winning brand Little Butterfly London bring the purest, kindest skincare for mothers and babies. This company ticks so many amazing boxes, they are cruelty free, vegan, pregnancy safe, natural and organic cosmetic certified. A gorgeous gift, especially for a new mother, is the Pamper Gift Box. It arrives in a logoed keep-sake gift box that features a grass print and glossy butterflies with a branded gift bag in cream and pale green colours. Within you will find product information, individually and beautifully boxed skincare products including 150ml of Cocoon Of Bliss. This stretch mark remedy is packed with creamy whipped butters of cupuaçu, kokum, mango and many more. Sea algae extracts plump and smooth, whilst arnica flower helps to soothe sensitivity. It feels rich and soft on skin. In a handy 150 ml pump bottle is the Scent of Seas – toning body serum specifically formulated and dermatologist-approved for sensitive, dry or acne-prone skin. Packed with powerful botanical extracts and detoxifying marine actives the organic-certified serum assists in restoring elasticity and bounce to skin. The scent evokes the fresh and invigorating essence of the British coast. Also included is a 100ml tube of fresh meadows – a leg gel with cooling peppermint and a luxuriously soft washcloth made of 100 % cotton. Delivery is via Royal Mail 2nd class tracked service, and costs £3. It is free on orders over £30.
Peugeot Line Reverse Rechargeable Electric Corkscrew, RRP £119.
Peugeot is one of the most iconic French brands with a strong tradition of exceptional quality and innovation. No, I am not including this brand for their cars…but for their ingeniously made cookware. With a brand ethos to manufacture products that enhance taste, it is no wonder that the products are loved globally and used by top chefs including Raymond Blanc and Rick Stein. They produced their first coffee mill back in 1840 so are well known for their excellence in engineering and timeless product design.
Hands up who hates faffing with a corkscrew? The sleek, contemporary design of the Line Reverse corkscrew will look fab in any household. At 21cm it is available in two colours Carbon Grey and Aluminium. I love the high-end look. Boasting the latest-generation rechargeable Li-ion battery and a 100% automatic design, the Line Reverse fast charges in 2.5 hours. A single charge will last approx. 80 corks. The corkscrew arrived smartly packaged in a logoed red box that contains a matching foil cutter and USB charging cable. With a fully automatic extraction system that operates by simply pressing the corkscrew on top of the bottle, use is effortless. Tilt the corkscrew to a 90° angle, and the cork pops out. With a 5-year warranty, the only decision you will need to make is which bottle of wine to buy with it.
Bravado Sculpt Bra, RRP £34.00.
Bravado Designs have been focusing on women’s comfort since 1992 when they started designing bras for women when they craved comfort the most – pregnancy and nursing. The bras are designed to look good whilst accommodating changing shape or size. My littlest is 5 so I am well past the ‘baby’ phase but I have found underwiring uncomfortable since feeding, so the Bravado Sculpt is perfect for me, as well as for ladies transitioning on from nursing bras. This design comes in 5 colours in the classic and 4 in sustainable fabric. We have featured the ‘butterscotch’ option which is available in sizes S-XL for B-J cups (perfect for under t-shirts). This bra is luxuriously soft and the seamless silhouette has been re-designed into the perfect wear-anytime bra that is both stretchy and supportive. It is not padded but has moulded removable foam cups to provide shape and separation. Ideal for every day the fabric is STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® that is breathable, and easily washable and I have to give a nod to the thick, easily adjustable straps. The site offers free shipping over £60.
ARRAN After The Rain Shea Body Butter, RRP £25.00.
ARRAN Sense of Scotland is a luxury home, body and fragrance brand based in Scotland and has been operating since 1989. For over three decades, they have been taking inspiration from the untouched, natural beauty of the Isle of Arran. All products are made with mineral-rich Arran water and carefully finished by hand. After the Rain is the signature fragrance of ARRAN’s Collections. The luxurious lime, rose & sandalwood moisturising butter is beautifully presented in a 100ml clear glass jar and wood style lid. With extracts of Scottish kelp extract, peat moss & fern it is rich in vitamins, antioxidants and minerals. The non-greasy formula is smooth on the skin and quickly absorbed. I really enjoy the fresh floral fragrance with notes of rose and citrus. Delivery is free on orders when you spend £40 and £3.95 on all orders under £40.
Ryman Filofax Personal Garden Organiser Dusk, RRP £38.
Ryman Stationery has over 120 years’ experience in providing essential stationery items, office supplies, and expert product knowledge to customers. They have 200 shops and an online store. The Filofax Personal Garden Organiser will help her stay organised on the go as well as looking stylish with its beautiful flower pattern. The organiser has a smooth (wipeable) cover and a sleek strap closure with concealed popper. The interior has contrasting colours (pink) with various useful internal pockets. It is the perfect size for a handbag at H 190 W 163 D 55. I like that the diary pages have a week on two pages layout so there is plenty of space for writing, with a selection of undated papers. Each year you can buy new refills so no need to buy new diaries. I like that you can also buy extras for Filofax such as a useful zipper pouch, sticky notes, mini pens etc! Also, if you are looking for something with more space Ryman sell this in an A5 size. Standard UK Delivery is £4.95 or free over £50.
Philip Kingsley Density Shampoo and Conditioner, RRP £25.50 (each).
Scientifically formulated hair products and treatments from celebrated Trichologist Philip Kingsley are our firm favourites on the blog. The Density Shampoo and Conditioner are designed to thicken hair, and this duo is the perfect addition to the bathroom with their emerald and gold planet-friendly packaging. The Conditioner comes in a 170ml squeezy bottle and shampoo 200ml bottle. Both formulas have been infused with a unique blend of Hyper-Branched Polymers and Hydrolysed Pea Peptides to instantly volumise the hair. Biomimetic ceramides help to replace lost lipids in damaged hair, whilst sealing and smoothing the cuticle to help detangle. Strands are left softer, smoother and with heightened volume. The scent is gentle and fresh which is a big selling point for me. The site offers free UK Mainland Delivery on all orders.
Bistrorama Salt & Pepper Mills, RRP £29.99.
Add a pop of colour to your table with the iconic manual salt and pepper mills from Peugeots Bistrorama collection. Choose from a variety of colours (15), I love that you can mix and match them to your (or her!) preference. Check out the rich colour and glossy lacquered finish of the contrasting Candy Pink and Pistachio Green mills. At 10cm they are the perfect size for the table and the cupboard. Note they are suitable for use with dry rock salt only. This salt mill is made from PEFC™ wood from French forests equipped with a steel mechanism that comes with a lifetime guarantee and offers simple, effective grind adjustment by twisting the logoed silver button at the top. The site offers free delivery on all orders over £50, plus free returns.
The site currently has a deal where you get £10 off, when you spend over £60 in their Mother’s Day category – both products mentioned in the blog are in the category. You just need to use code MDAY23 at the checkout.
Evolve Organic Beauty Love Your Skin Bundle, RRP £48.
Launched in 2009 Evolve Beauty products are handmade in small batches in Hertfordshire, England in a studio with 100% wind power and low-energy lighting. Their products are vegan, cruelty-free and eco-friendly. A set I have fallen in love with is the Rose Quartz Facial Polish 30ml, Rosehip Miracle Oil 30ml and Rose Quartz Gua Sha. The set is £48 but worth £61 giving you the gift of a 21% saving! The Gua Sha is a traditional Chinese massage tool, popular in the beauty industry. The rose quartz looks beautiful and is cool and soothing for all skin types. Use after cleansing with a facial oil. The Rosehip miracle oil is perfect for dry/mature skin and comes in a 30ml dropper bottle of attractive brown glass. It is a 100% natural, vegan and cruelty free product. Rosehip oil contains natural retinol from Organic Rosehip and antioxidants from Organic Argan oil to regenerate. The scent is floral but subtle and the oil is light and soaks into skin well. I would use it at night. The Rose Quartz Facial Polish went straight into my back pocket. Winner of the beauty shortlist awards 2022 it has a gentle fragrance of rose and gently exfoliates the skin without being too harsh. The ingredients list is packed with so many wonderful oils and extracts. TIP: use it weekly – rubbing in small circles onto your dry face and adding water to cleanse. I like that this site clearly list full contents of products. It also has a useful skin quiz and free skincare consultations. Evolve packaging is simple, compostable and has useful directions for product use. Delivery is free over £25, £3.95 under.
Forest Gin 70cl, RRP £44.99.
Click N Drink is an alcoholic drinks company for all your top-name brands beer, wines and spirits needs. The fast delivery service means from placing your order to receiving your delivery will usually be within 2 working days. Click N Drink stocks the contemporary Forest Gin which gets its name from its beautiful surroundings in the Macclesfield Forest and is made at a family-owned distillery in Cheshire. The Bond family forage for botanicals including wild berries, moss, fern and wildflowers. The taste is delicious and fresh, perfect for over ice, with a sprig of fresh rosemary, grapefruit peel and tonic water. It finished like a London Dry Gin. I love that Forest Gin it is presented in a corked decanter made by Wade Ceramics, with a bold black woodland theme made by papercut artist Suzy Taylor. At 42% this high-quality gin is for celebrating! The cost of delivery is based on the weight of the items and your delivery postcode.
Summersdale Publishing – Self Care For Busy Mums (RRP £7.99) & For The Best Mum Ever Cards (RRP £14.99).
Founded in 1990, Summersdale is a vibrant publisher that puts its heart and soul into creating exceptional books – we love their wellbeing focus. They have a few gorgeous titles written with mothers in mind. We love the 160-page pocket sized read, Self Care For Busy Mums. I love the humour of author Zeena Moolla, the quotes and helpful easy tips that you can do to boost your mental health. It is a hardback which always gets a yes from me and I like its simple blue toned design. The advice it offers is achievable and I think this would be a lovely gift for a new mother. For The Best Mum Ever Cards gift set includes 52 beautifully designed affirmation cards with a wooden holder. At aprox 4 inches they are the perfect size for on a desk. The florally surrounded quotes are warm, with thoughtful words and the box also includes a 16-page booklet full of poetry, with self-care suggestions. This box offers a sweet and original gift that mums will love!
Comme des Jumelles Pamper Box, RRP £85 (on sale for Mother’s Day £68).
Comme des Jumelles is an eco-conscious, family-led French brand that celebrates not only beautiful skin and natural beauty, but the amazing bonds between mums and daughters. To celebrate mothers, the pamper box was made to celebrate the new beauty range and comprises the full-size body and hand cream 200ml “Comme une Caresse” which comes in a pump bottle filled with rich lotion with a sweet Apricot scent. Perfect for all skin types. The Double Act cleanser and hydrating mask 200ml “Magic Gelée” feels super smooth on the skin. You will also find a Mother’s Day card for the special occasion. I found the pastel packaging really appealing and love all the information and discount on the underside. The products are made from high percentage natural and naturally derived ingredients sourced from premium suppliers across Europe. Fall in love with these gentle skincare products. Standard shipping is £3.99 with Next Day delivery available.
Stych Mini Star Embroidered Jewellery Pouch, RRP £15.00.
STYCH is your one-stop-online accessories shop, from skirts to scrunchies, bags to bracelets, headbands to hosiery, it is one I love for buying hair clips from for Norah. That said if you, like I do, love a little bit of sparkle then this Mini Star zipped jewellery pouch will make a gorgeous gift to keep rings safe, or small change! It is hand embroidered and fits perfectly in your handbag at 12×9 cm. I love the contrast between the cream outer fabric and pink lining. The site offers free delivery on orders over £30 and you can choose to have your goodies hand-wrapped in a gift box.
Aviela Shea Hand Butter & Shea Foot Butter Kit, RRP £30.
Aviela Skincare offers a range of all-natural skincare products, each contains high concentrations of 100% pure, highest grade, unrefined Shea Butter with outstanding power to help naturally heal dry skin. The Shea Hand Butter & Shea Foot Butter Kit £30 comes chicly packaged and includes a boxed Shea Hand Butter 50ml in an attractive black and white tube. It also includes a boxed Shea Foot Butter 60ml which comes in a brown glass jar. The products are vegan, cruelty free and Aviela use recyclable packaging wherever possible. In the jar the Shea butter comes in a solid whipped butter so warm it in your hands to create an oily consistency. It is really creamy, and you only need a tiny bit – It holds on the skin for 5 mins or so I would use it at night after showering to lock in moisture before you go to bed. ‘Unrefined’ Shea Butter is widely known to have natural anti-inflammatory properties, the hand cream nourishes dry skin and offers long-lasting moisture. Delivery is £ 3.95 and free on orders above £50.
Infinite by Forever Firming Serum, RRP £54.62.
Founded in 1978 by Rex Maughan, Forever Living Products is a multi-billion-dollar company that manufactures and sells hundreds of wellness and beauty products. Their award-winning lightweight and fast-absorbing Infinite Firming Serum comes in a 30ml container with handy pump. This scientifically advanced formula includes a three-amino acid peptide paired with powerful natural ingredients and their patented aloe. Yeast extract helps support collagen synthesis and natural skin defences to reduce the appearance of uneven skin tone while whey protein revitalises the skin by increasing its smoothness, firmness and thickness. The rich serum makes skin feel smooth, with no signs of oil or shine. I like how quickly it sinks into your skin and it is light enough to apply before makeup in the mornings. It is also a Vegetarian friendly. Delivery is £3.00.
Nutrition Geeks Immunity Bundle, RRP £17.47 on Sale for £15.99.
Nutrition Geeks is one of the UK’s fastest growing consumer brands providing sustainable supplements and vitamins with maximum benefits at affordable prices. They have several vitamins which are perfect for Mother’s, Day such as the Immunity Bundle which includes Iron Energy +, Vitamin D3 and Turmeric. All made in the UK. These are products I take regularly and are very popular. I like the simple resealable packaging and the information on the bags and website. Curcumin is the main beneficial active compound in turmeric, and the Nutrition Geeks formula contains a 95% high-strength extract vs the standard 3% in competitors capsules. The quality of the tablets is high, being not too large at 6mm and they leave no taste in the mouth. Iron helps combat tiredness and I love that these include Vitamin C to increase absorption by up to 4x. The Vitamin D bag is a year’s supply – the NHS recommends everyone should take a daily Vitamin D supplement for Immune support. All products in bundle are Vegan friendly, except for Vitamin D 4000iu which is Vegetarian. The packaging is letterbox-friendly and the site offers Free shipping.
The Copenhagen Company Dream & Cocoon Medium Candle, RRP £20.
The Copenhagen Company has been a family run business supplying luxury home fragrance since 1999. Inspired by Founder Bo’s Danish roots the collection includes an array of authentic hygge room sprays, diffusers and candles. They curate, design and manufacture each product in their own factory and are vegan and cruelty free. The Dream & Cocoon Medium Candle is generously proportioned at 86mm x 121mm. This blended soy and three cotton wick candle is housed in a deep blue glass base, with decorative lid. It is a candle to show off on your mantlepiece. The scent has heady notes of florals and sandalwood. It boasts an impressive 40 hours burn time (approx.) The Copenhagen Company offers free on orders over £30 and charges £3.00 on all other orders.
Clean Co Clean G Rhubarb, RRP £16.
Clean Co is the premium non-alcoholic spirit brand founded by Spencer Matthews, who offers a selection of premium non-alcoholic spirits that taste just like the real thing across gin, rum, tequila, vodka and whiskey, allowing consumers an alcohol-free alternative without compromising on taste or social interaction. For those that don’t drink, such as expectant mothers Clean G Rhubarb offers a Gin alternative 70cl bottle. What I love about this Gold Award Winner – IWSC (International Wines and Spirits Competition) 2021 is the bottle and branding quality. You feel like you are not missing out. The drink includes No Sugar, No Sweeteners, is Vegan, Lactose Free, and Gluten Free. You smell the lovely scent of Rhubarb first and the taste is primarily Rhubarb and berry (with a hint of citrus) which is followed by a dry taste from the botanicals. When you add 50ml over ice, topped with 150ml tonic and garnished with a lime wedge raspberries it is the closest alcohol-free alternative that I have ever tasted to actual alcohol.
Beans Coffee Club Subscription, RRP £7.99 (monthly).
Treat the coffee lover in your life to a gift of proper coffee. Beans Coffee Club provides a multi-roaster subscription service which tailors your coffee based on your likes, including exclusive blends you can’t find anywhere else. Their intelligent matching process allows you to find the perfect beans tailored to your personal taste in just 30 seconds, allowing you to confidently enjoy a variety of coffees. Pick from decaf, ground or whole, for with an AeroPress, pour over…there are so many options. Every coffee is hand-roasted to order and shipped directly from the roaster, ensuring your coffee arrives in the optimum condition. Set your own delivery schedule based on how much coffee you drink; weekly, fortnightly or monthly. You can change your deliveries anytime as well as cancel, skip or pause your subscription at the press of a button. Packaging is 100% recyclable. Delivery is free and packages letterbox friendly. I found the brewing guides on the site really useful.
What would be your perfect gift this Mothering Sunday?
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The little butterfly London pamper gift box would be amazing to treat myself!
The electric corkscrew opener – it would save precious drinking time hehe!
I would be happy to receive any, but I really like the shampoo and conditioner as it is something my hair really needs right now.
The Arran After The Rain Shea Body Butter sounds perfect for my dry skin.
I would love The Copenhagen Company Dream & Cocoon Medium Candle as at the moment I’m stuck in bed poorly waiting for an operation and this is something that would make me feel positive and I could enjoy!
My favourite is ARRAN After The Rain shea body butter, it just sounds so luxurious. Not sure that I’d want to give it away though!
I would love to get the Aviela Shea Hand Butter & Shea Foot Butter Kit,, my hands are always getting wshed being a nurse and in the summer my heels always get cracked
Personally I would love the organiser, because I love them and really need a new/better one than I currently have! I know my mum would love the Arran Sense body butter.
I love stationary as a gift, get me a decent pen and a notebook and i’m happy
I have a weakness for candles and coffee so anything with those is the ultimate treat for me
The little butterfly London pamper gift box would be a lovely birthday gift for my daughter