The Big Mother’s Day Post – Gifts for Every Budget

My mum’s birthday is within a week of Mother’s Day, making March a rather expensive month for me.  Thankfully my birthday is also in March (March rules) so it sort of balances out, which is nice.  I thought, rather than write up lots of gift guides about various suggestions of what you can treat your mum to this Mother’s Day, I’d instead put together a nice, long post that (hopefully) covers every budget and gives you a bit of inspiration.  I’ve included a bit of everything for those of us who have mothers that aren’t that keen on all things beauty, and this is a long ol’ post so I’ve kept the images dinky to make scrolling easier.

Gifts for less than £5

 Edible Make-Up

Chocolate Lipsticks £2.10

That’s right, these are chocolates in the shape of lipsticks for the bargain price of £2.10.

Something Soothing

Radox Spa Soothe Bath £2.15

Radox’s Spa Soothing Bath Soak comes in at £2.20 for some cheap and cheery me time for mother.

The Gift of Soap

Florentyna Moisturising Soaps Gift Set £3.50

Soap is hardly something to get excited about, but when presented in pretty packaging with wonderful ingredients, it makes for a surprisingly charming and cheap gift at £3.50.

Gifts for less than £10

Spoilt for Showering Choice

The Floral Collection Mixed Shower Cream Gift Set £6

My mum loves trying new shower gels, so this kit containing six different variants for £6 would go down a treat.

Fresh Cut Flowers That Last

Yankee Candle Fresh Cut Roses £9.99

Here’s a Mother’s Day offering from Yankee; the scent of fresh cut roses in candle form for £9.99.

Pretty Bling

Ivory Pearl Two Piece Shimmer Ladies Necklace and Earrings Jewelry Set £9.90

Here’s a gorgeous jewellery set that doesn’t break the bank at £9.90.

Gifts for less than £20

Luxury Minis

Ren Body Gift Set £15

This is a great little introductory kit to Ren’s body range, priced at £15.

Wake Up Make-Up

Pixi Fake Awake Kit £19

This gorgeous Pixi kit, named Fake Awake, is pretty, functional and only costs £19.

Traditionally Floral

Single White Rose Gift Set £19.99

If your mum’s a flower fan, Interflora are doing a beautifully presented single white rose which includes a vase for £19.99.

Gifts for less than £50

Random Goody

Ultimate Fruit Tree Collection £34.99

If you’re on a budget, deal sites are a great place to snap up a cut-priced gift.  Here’s a fruit tree selection from KGBDeals for £34.99.

Indulgent and Pretty

Shimmer-Brick-Compact-Lilac-Rose £32

A Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick is the ultimate in pretty gifting and as Lilac Rose has just launched, why not treat mum to something limited edition for £32.

Cheap yet Indulgent

Activity Superstore Relaxing Spa Day Gift Experience £49.99

A super-cheap deal is being offered from Boots for a pampering outing for mum which includes a spa session plus a massage or a facial for £49.

Gifts for more than £50

Engage all Senses

Lush The Comforter Experience £65

Lush have launched a selection of spa sessions that focus on complete relaxation in every sense.  Their The Comforter experience is £65 for a 60 minute massage/exfoliation.

Practical and Functional

Kindle Paperwhite £109

This is what my mum got for her birthday and as she’s an avid book-reader, she couldn’t be happier.  Mum got the Kindle Paperwhite is £109.

Serious Indulgence

Luxury Pamper and Dine for Two at the Montcalm Hotel £199

Here’s what mum is getting for Mother’s Day! A day out at a top London hotel, full use of spa, a treatment and afternoon tea for £199.



  1. March 7, 2013 / 8:28 AM

    Fantastic ideas here and I love the idea of catering to every budget. Lovely picks – let me know what you buy for your mum 🙂 x

    • Sascha BG
      March 8, 2013 / 2:55 AM

      Thanks hun! I thought it would make more sense to just cover it all in one post so I didn’t end up with loads of Mother’s Day posts. I’m taking mum for afternoon tea for Mother’s Day! xx

  2. March 9, 2013 / 2:59 PM

    I appreciate your article and blog, thanks ^__^.

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