March 02, 2018
Its Mother's Day on Sunday 11th March so we thought we'd get in early with some seriously hintable gifts that can all be bought online to arrive well before the day.
Much as a few garage-bought flowers or chocolates from the supermarket is nice and all that, wouldn't it be lovely if we got something truly special? Or of course, if you're buying for your own lovely mum, here's some ideas.
Bloom & Wild
I have the Bloom & Wild app on my phone and I love its pretty hand-tied bouquets that fit through the letterbox.
This year to support International Women's Day on 8 March they will give 10% of their gorgeous Cabana Bouquet to @smartworkscharity that gives women in need an interview coach and an outfit to help them get the job. What's not to love?
Eat your Hat chocolate
This chocolate not only tastes good is entirely Fair Trade it is sustainably-grown, organic ingredients that transform lives.
Its flavours include milk chocolate with South African sea salt or dark chocolate with Sri Lankan turmeric and black pepper – but my favourite is the milk chocolate with Sri Lankan cardamom, perfect with a G&T!
Its a special treat at £3.95 a bar or you can go all out for a range of flavours and buy a library for £22.50.
Jewellery can quite a personal choice, so there's nothing worse than getting something you wouldn't wear.
Our Sophie Sterling Silver gem earrings come in several colours and the classic design is a popular choice for any woman in your life - discreet, pretty and versatile.
Read her a love poem
Buying the woman in your life some love poetry might sound a bit naff, but Rupi Kaur is a modern Instapoet with a really fresh perspective on life as a young woman today.
The Sun and Her Flowers is an anthology of beautiful, powerful and sometimes stark poetry about love, sex, rejection and relationships and is wonderfully illustrated.
Money Can't Buy
Not everything needs to be bought, certainly affection for one. So for me the most wonderful Mother's Day gift is a lie in and a nice breakfast.
This easy, healthy and tasty recipe for eggs royale from Joe Wickes aka The Body Coach can be made by even the most hesitant in the kitchen.
Get hinting, and Happy Mother's Day to all the fabulous mamas next Sunday
- Kari x
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