A beauty/lifestyle blog By Kate Emma

Monday, 13 March 2017

A Budget Mother's Day Gift Guide 2017

Fabienne Egger Florist

This is you fourteen day warning!

 Mothering Sunday is NEXT Sunday! 

Its that time of the year where you can spend the day showing your mother/grandmother/special lady, your real appreciation for the nine months that she carried you and all the years that she has and still continues to support you.

So now that the soppy stuff is said and done, shall we crack onto my recommendations? I eck myself out a bit with that. Sorry. 

As much as I would love to be able to spend lots on my mother, being a mother myself means that,  unfortunately its just not a option. But it does also means, that as a fellow mother  myself (sorry this is a bit mother inception isn't it) I know that it's not about the amount thats spent, its the meaning behind it.
So Ive complied a list of stuff that I think is mum worthing without breaking the bank. 

Is there really anything more thoughtful than a homemade cake. If you know your mums favorite cake then bake it for her. You've got a week to master it and believe me, when she sees her baby has cooked for her she will be chuffed. After all, shes most likely the one thats taught you to cook.

Fabienne Egger flower workshopWhat kind of a mother's day gift guide would this be without 
flowers In!
Waitrose are my personal florist of choice, their 
flowers last really well and even though they can get quite 
pricey, they also have some really reasonable price ones.The
trick is to look in the actual store, as Waitrose online florist
tend to be a lot more expensive. 
Bonus points if you manage to get mums favorite flower.
Prices start at £5

Laura Mercier Hand cream

Who doesn't love a hand cream? These smell AHmazing, with Ambre Vanille being my personal all time fave. 
These are  little bit of luxury without the hefty price tag on them, as at just £13 the scent smells more potent than most perfumes, and I dont think I have met a single lady yet, that doesn't enjoy the smell of at least one of them.

If you haven't done a tea for two at some fancy location yet, then my dear you have been missing out.
 There is something so endearing and quaint about eating finger sliced sandwiches and scoffing too many scones. 
Wowcher do some fantastic deals on tea for two at lots of locations, as if you book directly with a tea house it can be rather pricey 
I personally love Patisserie Valerie, as their cakes are oh so lovely and the tea doesn't taste like its come a from Sainsbury's economy range packet.

Prices vary but you can find some great ones for £19




  1. I love all these ideas! You're right that you don't have to spend a lot to show your appreciation. x

    Kate Louise Blogs

    1. Mums love even the smallest things you do x

  2. Baking is a great idea! Great post and gift suggestions xxx

    ALittleKiran | Bloglovin

  3. Great ideas! Thanks for sharing xx


  4. So lovely




  5. Laura Mercier has hand creams? I had no idea but I bet they are lovely! Anything homemade, home cooked or home baked are the best...nothing is better than something that someone puts a lot of thought and effort into it.

    Shireen⎜Reflection of Sanity

    1. Yes they do! And at Cchristmas they sell them in a beautiful set. Definitely one to look out for xx

  6. YES! I love all the suggestions! I am pretty sure I will get flowers, but I am also sure I am getting another DCUK, That is what I am getting my mum this year - we are a tad obsessed!

    Erin || MakeErinOver

    1. Whats a DCUK??? And do I need one!! haha x

  7. Lovely post, hun! I think these are fantastic ideas for all sorts of occassions, and not just Mother's Day. :) Baking is always awesome although I am useless at it, haha! I like the idea of flowers, you can never go wrong with a pretty bouquet! Thanks for sharing, lovely. <3 xoxo


    1. You can't can you! I wish more people would buy me flowers I love them so much x

  8. Aw this is lovely!! Great idea and those flowers are just beautiful! :)


  9. These are great picks! thanks for sharing :)



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