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Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Mother's Day Gift Ideas 2018

It's that time again whereby we take just one day out of the year to tell our Mother's we love them....WRONG! Every day we should make them feel loved and appreciated and thank them for everything they have provided and given us to make us the individuals we are today. And to all those who sadly don't have a mother in their lives, Mother's Day is an opportunity for reflection and sentimental contemplation. This year, I have been shopping online and spending hours on Pinterest for gift ideas to give your Mother this year, but above all the greatest gift I think you can give, is time. Whether it be one on one, an experience day or even set a date to meet sometime soon, gifting your mother with your time spent with her how she likes, is the greatest gift in my opinion. Nevertheless, if you're after some gift inspiration, here are some of my favourite gift ideas I've come across to spoil your mother rotten! 

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What better way to treat your mum than with some of her favourite indulgence and in my case, I have gifted my Mum this year with some fancy Mother's Day chocolates hand selected by Hotel Chocolat, one of our favourite places to shop all things chocolate!

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Although my Mum is not actually a wine drinker, perhaps if chocolates aren't your mother's 'thing' wine could be a popular alternative, or if she likes both...why not treat her to both! Some websites like Moonpig even allow you to personalise the wine just to give your gift that little special touch! 

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I've recently talked my mum into loving and appreciating candles and she too (like me) now keeps a stock pile of our favourite Aldi Jo Malone dupe candles at just £3.99 each. However, for the special occasion, why not treat your mum to a luxury candle from Jo Malone or another favourite of ours, The White Company

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Perhaps your mother is a big jewellery fan, whether it be delicate diamonds or high street costume pieces, jewellery can be a great gift to give your mother and can be variable to suit your budget. Shop Selfridges for some designer pieces, or Marks & Spencer for affordability. My favourite jewellery brand best suited to delicate and simple tastes with a reasonable price tag, is & Other Stories.

|  S E N T I M E N T A L  &  P E R S O N A L  |

My favourite gift ideas section is of course the sentimental and personal gift ideas. Whenever I want to gift a loved one with something personalised and special, I head straight to Not On The High Street which has an endless supply of ideas. This year, I have gifted my mum with a collection of smaller items, each which will make her smile. In addition to the Hotel Chocolat goodies, I've also gifted a few more of her favourite sweet treats and some personalised gifts including a little keepsake box with 'Memories' written on from Poundland which I've filled with hand written note cards with some of my favourite family memories. I also love the following personalised gifts (scarf, coin purse and necklace) and think they'd make great gifts to give in the future years.