Looking for something special to spoil your mom on Mother’s Day? Or want to give your partner a few ideas to spoil you? Here are our favourite gifts that won’t break the bank. By Xanet Scheepers
Mother’s Day is around the corner – if you haven’t started hinting for that something special you want, here’s your chance. Send this link to your partner so he can spoil you with our pick of the best gifts for mom.
Stripe slip-in slipper, R78.98, Crazy Store
Keep mom’s feet snug and warm all winter long with these cute slippers.
Lou Harvey leopard print wallet, R490, www.louharvey.com
No fashionable wardrobe is complete without a touch of animal print. Mom will love this leopard print wallet.
Le Creuset large planter, R990, Le Creuset Boutique Store or online at www.lecreuset.co.za
Add to mom’s Le Creuset collection with one of these beautiful 18cm large planters.
LINDOR Strawberries and Cream (200g), R99.99, available from all major retailers
Chocolate is always a perfect gift!
Port Designs Portland backpack, R399, takealot.com and loot.co.za
Free up your mom’s hands by giving her a Port Designs Portland backpack, which has pockets for her laptop and tablet and plenty of space left over. Designed in Paris, the Port Designs range has the perfect, stylish bag for every mom’s needs, with a limited lifetime guarantee that ensures quality.
Personalised first Mother’s Day boy onesie, R179.95, netflorist.co.za
Make her first Mother’s Day extra special with this personalised onesie. This cosy little onesie is printed with the words, ‘Mummy, I love you’, and ‘Happy 1st Mother’s Day’. A personal message can also be printed on it.
Personalised Simple Photo Huawei Cover, R189.95, netflorist.co.za
Make mom’s day extra special with this personalised phone cover. Choose your, or her, favourite photo, and it will be fully displayed on the cover. Available for a Huawei P20, Huawei P20 LITE, Huawei P20 PRO, Huawei P9, and a Huawei P10.
Spa day at Sandton Sun
Mother’s Day specials valid for the month of May include the 90-minute Mother’s Day Pamper at R1 150 per person, which includes a Glow Boost facial, Fusion massage and Mother’s Day gift. There’s also the Bespoke package, consisting of a 30-minute back massage, 30-minute foot massage and 30-minute Indian head massage for R1 080. The third, ultra-luxurious option is the Revive package, which consists of two-and-a-half hours of indulgent pampering including a Radiance facial, Fusion massage with self-heating mask as well as a manicure and polish, for only R1 400. The May specials are part of the SPA’s calendar of monthly special promotions, offering exceptional treatment packages designed to pamper and restore.
Animal and Floral Polysilk Scarf, R160 each, Woolworths
Make sure mom looks stylish with these beautiful scarves.
Tulips in Glass, R99.99, Woolworths
Mom will love looking at these beautiful flowers.
Whether you want to splurge, or are looking for something on a budget, visit www.mothers-day.co.za for more great gift ideas.
Xanet is an award-winning journalist and Living and Loving’s digital editor. She has won numerous awards for her health and wellness articles and was a finalist for the Discovery Journalist of the Year in 2009 and again in 2011 for the Discovery Best Health Consumer Reporting and Feature Writing category. She is responsible for our online presence across social media channels and makes sure our moms have fresh and interesting articles to read every day. Learn more about Xanet Scheepers.