While the world may be topsy-turvy right now, that’s no excuse for forgetting your mum on Mother’s Day!
The big day falls on March 22 this year… yes, this Sunday.
Mothering Sunday has been celebrated by Christians in the UK and Ireland for many years.
In the 16th century it required worshippers to travel to their “mother church” rather than their mum’s house.
Now, the secular day is made for all of us to show our mum – or granny, step-mum or aunt depending on the family – just how much we love her.
Whether you’re buying for your partner, who has just become a mum, your child’s mum or your own mum there’s a perfect gift out there.
From personalised gin bottles and perfume to fancy chocolates and flowers we’ve found something for the woman in your life.
First things first… flowers.
Most mums love to receive a bouquet on Mother’s Day.
They’re vibrant and freshen up the house, plus you get bonus points for choosing her favourite bloom.
Whether you can pop to a supermarket or need to purchase from a delivering florist, here are our top picks.
Pinks and Pearls Bouquet, £5, Sainsbury's
An impressive bunch of cheerful, pink and white chrysanthemums, carnations, germane and pistachie blooms, plus a single rose.
Mother’s Day Bright Sweetheart Roses for £30, Waitrose
An impressive bunch of 40 petite Sweetheart roses in shades of pink, yellow and orange.
Need to have them delivered?
Head over to Serenata Flowers – order by 8pm on Saturday March 21 and your mum will still receive them on Mother’s Day.
Floral Odyssey bouquet, £99.99, Serenata Flowers
This stunning arrangement contains lilies, clematis and red roses with contrasting eucalyptus and asparagus fern.
If you’re buying for a new mum, then she’s likely to want something a little more personal.
“Mumma bear” necklace, £35, Love Up
The gorgeous gold-plated necklace includes a cute bear charm and an engraved pendant hanging from a chain.
You can add whatever message you want on both the pendant and the pretty gift box it is packaged in.
Personalised Our First Mother’s Day Baby Grow, £12, The Gift Experience
This adorable baby grow is a great keepsake.
The design is available in four colours and you can add your recipient's name and the year.
Food and Drink
If the lady in your life is a foodie then you may be looking for some tasty nibbles or her new favourite tipple.
Personalised London Dry Gin, £44.95, The Whiskey Exchange
This classic gin is crisp and tastes of juniper berries and botanicals including grapefruit, coriander seed and liquorice root.
You can choose the design of your gin label, add a personal message, date and name.
Limehouse Rhubarb and Ginger Gin, £15, Tesco
Ginger warms the beverage while the rhubarb adds sweetness and tang – and it’s a pretty vibrant pink colour.
Charbonnel et Walker Pink Himalayan Salted Caramel Truffles, £15, Amazon
These Himalayan salt truffles are sweet, but have a hidden depth from the touch of salt within.
Does the mum in your life really need a relaxing spot of me-time?
Or, maybe they love to feel put-together no matter how stressful the day?
These are the presents for you…
Wellness Subscription Box, £33, & Relax
For the yoga mummy who loves her wellness, or the knackered parent who needs a break, the &relax box is a winner.
It includes a candle, sleepy tea, lunar cycle diary, lavender eye pillow and more.
If you order using the code MUM30, you’ll even get an additional 30% off.
InStyler GLOSSIE Ceramic Styling brush, £53.32 WAS £79.99, Boots
Simply pass the brush through the hair like a brush and frizz will be instantly banished and hair smoothed.
Many of the InStyler products have had their prices slashed by a third, or even a half, between now and Mother’s Day.
Garnier Tissue Mask Discovery Collection, £7.99, Argos
A lovely little mix-and-match set of five of the brand’s best selling masks at a bargain price.
Remington Curl & Straight Hot Air Styler, £50, Amazon
When the hair is almost dry you can add loose curls, a bouncy blow dry or sleek tresses using the three-in-one styler.
Great if you’re taking her somewhere special later in the day.
The Rose Ritual Spa Package, from £73 per person, Celtic Manor Resort
Using rose infused products, this blissful package includes a back, neck and shoulder massage followed by a luxurious facial cleanse
Full use of the Forum Spa facilities is also included as well as a scrumptious spring afternoon tea to whet your appetite: offer is available from 1 – 31 March
– Please check all government recommendations regarding the COVID-19 outbreak before travelling or visiting bars and restaurants –
Fine Knit Poncho, £55, Betty Barclay
A great designer for this season, Betty Barclay is reasonably priced but fashionable for any age group.
Eloise Slouchy Navy Blue Crossbody Bag, £39.50, Oliver Bonas
A great throw-everything-in and go bag with a classic design which goes with… Well everything.
An easy win.
Opulence Print Scarf, £30 WAS £60, Pure Collection
A pretty patterned scarf for your mum is a fab gift that doesn’t break the bank – and 25% of the price goes to the Christina Noble Children’s Foundation.
Drawstring Makeup Bag, £20, The Flat Lay Co
This makeup bag folds out flat when open so you can see all of your products clearly.
A great innovation (cute too).
Opulent Wood Eau de Parfum, £160, Maison Sybarite at Bloom Perfume
Find your mum her new signature scent with this warm, spicy scent by Master Perfumer Antoine Lie.
If the mum you’re buying for is all about her place then choose her some homeware to compliment her style.
Apo Coral Aluminium Bowl, £71.95, Libra Interiors
A touch more expensive but extremely tasteful.
The natural looking coral design will fit in with homes showing lots of wood accents or the silver outer will compliment grey Hinch-style homes.
Zoloto China Teacups & Saucers Set of Four, £48.50, Oliver Bonas
Treat tea-lovers to this pretty set of mismatched cups and saucers… now that’s a proper brew.
Google Nest Mini, £49, Google
The handy electrical personal assistant every overworked mum needs in their lives.
Especially good for those who struggle with buttons and remotes…
Amazon Kindle 6” 4GB eReader, £69, AO.com
For the reader in your life give her the gift of always having a book to hand – this kindle can carry up to 3000 novels!
Custom Message Phone Case, From £34.95, Tech21
Design your mum a custom phone case to protect her pride and joy from smashing and make her laugh.
We love the design featuring Pam from Gavin and Stacey… hilarious.
So, even if you're not able to spend Mother's Day with your mum this year due to the COVID19 virus, you can still make her feel special with one of these fantastic gifts.
Whether you spend £5 or £200 every one of our picks should put a smile on her face – so long as you know her well enough.
Flowers, chocolates and perfume are classic choices.
But, she may adore a new handbag or tea set.
Oh, and don't forget the card!
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