How did mother’s day creep up on us so fast? It seems to get earlier every year. Aren’t we still recovering from Christmas? I love mother’s day. Not only is it entirely acceptable to be grammatically incorrect (although there’s some debate over the correct placement of the apostrophe), but it is also a time to thank your own mum, and be thanked for being a mum. At no other stage in your life do you feel a greater respect and appreciation for your mum than when you become a mum yourself. Becoming a mum brings into focus the dedication, love and sacrifices that you’re own mum made. I wrote this post to my mum – a woman who tirelessly put her children’s needs ahead of her own, and whose mothering abilities I aspire to match. It’s a post about thanks.
Right, now let’s get down to business! It’s all about presents. Wrong. We all know it’s about cold toast, handmade craft and lingering cuddles with our offspring. And I absolutely love it. I love how excited my girls are to bring in their carefully chosen gifts from the mother’s day stall and the handmade cards and craft. It’s gorgeous. I don’t want for anything else, but if Mr NASD insists, I’ve got some gorgeous gift suggestions below. It’s the seconds ticking away until Mother’s Day! With the annual occasion to spoil your Mum just around the corner, here are some gorgeous rosey hued gift options that are sure to impress her.
4 gorgeous gifts for mum
- Henry London Watch in Soft Rose
Henry London’s 39mm women’s wristwatch from the Pimlico collection complete with a soft rose dial is absolutely stunning. With a rose gold case and a double domed acrylic lens, it is finished off with a white strap. Visit the online shop here to take a closer look. RRP $160.
2. Victorinox Santoku Knife in Pink
Cute yet practical, this classic Santoku Knife with a lovely pink hue will be Mum’s new best friend in the kitchen. I absolutely love knives (does that sound wrong???) and will always gladly welcome another one into my kitchen. The Victorinox Santoku Knife, 17cm Fluted Whide Blade in Classic Pink can be found here. RRP $99.95. Also available in various colours.
3. LyndalT Teacup and Saucer in Pale Pink
When it comes to a cuppa, bigger is better. This XL-sized teacup and saucer set is made from quality fine china and features gold trims, so Mum will feel a bit fancy every morning when she’s sipping her Earl Grey. LyndalT Teacup and Saucer (XL) in Pale Pink on Hardtofind, RRP $69.95. Also available in yellow, orange, red, cougar print, and pale blue.
4. New Confetti Collection from Jean Hailes for Women’s Health
‘Throw wellness around like confetti’ was the inspiration behind this Confetti Collection by the Jean Hailes foundation. The collection consists of a tote bag, cosmetic bag, tea towel and a gold tassel keyring, all featuring the signature confetti design. Jean Hailes for Women’s Health is a national not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving the knowledge of women’s health throughout every life stage. Proceeds from the sales of this collection allow us to continue providing health knowledge to women in Australian across all communities. For those looking for a thoughtful Mother’s Day gift, you can’t go past this collection. Jean Hailes for Women’s Health is offering a discount of 20% off all collection items until Mother’s Day on Sunday 14 May. Available here.
Do you have any great gift suggestions? What is your favourite part about mother’s day?