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Mother’s Day Guide

Mother’s Day Guide

She’s one of the most special ladies in your life so with mother’s day coming up this weekend it’s only right that you’ll want to spoil her.  There are plenty of ways to get your mum a really great gift even if money’s a bit tight - here are some of our ideas.

For the foodie mum…

If your mum likes cooking, there are some great gifts you can get which won’t break the bank.  You could put together a personalised hamper with lots of her favourite products for a fraction of the cost of a prepacked hamper, and it’ll be a really personal touch. Shops like Homesense do amazing kitchenware and homeware, and you can often find branded stuff at a great price, so be sure to check here and TK Maxx for some bargains that she’s bound to love.  Just don’t expect her to whip them out and cook you something straight away or that new frying pan might end up on your head…

For the glam mum…

If your mum always likes to look her best then you’ll be spoilt for choice with what to get her.  Boots is doing some great offers on gift sets for brands like Sanctuary, Champneys and Ted Baker and there’s up to 60% off some luxury perfumes too.  If she prefers bling to bath salts then Debenhams have got some lovely pieces which aren’t too over the top price wise, perfect if you’ve got a sibling you need to earn extra brownie points over.

For the sporty mum…

If your mum loves nothing more than hitting the gym or heading out for a run, then why not get her a fitness tracker – Argos has a good selection available. Whilst some can be quite expensive, they can start anywhere from £25-£30 so they don’t have to cost hundreds.  If you’d rather get her an experience than a present then look and see what taster classes there are available around where you live and book her a session – from boot camp to trampolining, there are so many things to try. If you’re stuck for ideas check out this post.  You could even go with her (unless you’re scared she’ll be better than you).

For the techie mum…

If your mum is more of a tech-no-fan than a technophobe then there are plenty of gadgets around she’ll love.  If she hasn’t got a voice-activated assistant then she might like the Amazon Echo Dot – the great thing about the amazon models is they start from around £50; not cheap, but not as expensive as some you can buy.  If you’re after tech accessories more than tech products then Happy Jackson have some really nice little gift ideas that are bound to put a smile on her face – take a look at these.

If you’re really stumped for what to get, just make an effort and go round and spend some quality time with her -  your presence is the present (don’t let it go to your head). Of course, a bunch of flowers wouldn’t go a miss…

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