Woo! It’s nearly Mothers Day and even though I haven’t been able to treat my Mum as much as I’d like to, I have worked out a few tips to make Mothers Day extra special. So, if you are struggling like I was you may want to read on…
Flowers. They’re pretty, feminine and in general brighten up a room. I think when it comes to Mothers Day flowers are necessity. They don’t have to cost a lot either, to be fair I think I bought two bouquets and the overall price was only £5. That for me was a bargain. To access them isn’t that hard either. You can be organised and order them online or quickly dash out to your local supermarket. Whichever one you choose you can guarantee flowers will put a smile on anyone’s face.
Breakfast in bed or even brunch? Okay, okay, clearly you can all be a bit more elaborate then this photo above. You may want to add toast? Maybe a fried egg? Whatever your Mums taste is. Just surprise her by waking up early to do something your mum would usually do for herself. Starting off with a treat of breakfast in bed or even just breakfast made by you, it will start the day how it means to go on. Mums deserve to be looked after for a full day!
Sweet treats. Personally, I think this is a really cute idea. You could even do this the day before to be extra organised. It doesn’t have to be cookies, it could be scones, brownies, shortbread? Anything that you know your mum would love to snack on during the day. If you wanted to go the extra mile add a little touch, you could wrap the snacks in clear plastic and tie it with ribbon. Then you could pass it as a present or just place mini packages around the house you know your mum would find during the day.
Go for a walk. It sounds daft, but if you are looking for a cheap way to spend Mother’s Day out then keep reading. Yes, going for a walk will not last all day but if you add a couple more of these tips then it doesn’t have to. I try to go for a walk with my mum regularly, this is because whenever we do we have to fill the silence, which means we talk, and ding ding ding that means we bond. And I love that that time where we just catch up on life. Even though, we see each other everyday, we don’t really talk as in depth and detail when we’re walking. So it occurred to me that if them walks mean so much to me surely it’s the same for my mum? Anyway what I’m trying to say is that if you can’t remember the last time you put all your attention on your mum and just spoke, then on Mother’s Day take your mum out for a walk in your local area and you might just surprise yourself.
Cook dinner. The whole idea of Mother’s Day, for me, is appreciating everything that my mum has done and is doing. To show my gratitude I like to spend time cooking dinner as it’s usually one of the many things my mum does daily. Recently, I’ve tried to cook more often to show my appreciation. Anyway, it’s all up to you when it comes down to the day. You could stay basic with (in my opinion) lasagne or turn the situation very stressful (again opinion) and cook a full on roast dinner. Or if your running late with plans you could always call the special number….takeaway pizza. Like I said its up to you.
This photo is basic because in a couple of weeks, I’m planning a Pamper Night Post. Therefore, I don’t want to reveal all…
Pamper. Your mum would love to be treated to a manicure, pedicure, even a foot massage if your feeling generous. Who wouldn’t? Take a look at it from this point of view. You get to drag all your face masks, nail varnishes, nail files, foot cream, hand cream out and best of all your feminine side is returned. If anything, you can do a double makeover, just remember to make your Mum a priority… It is her day.
It’s come to the end of my Mother’s Day post. Hopefully, you’ve seen a solution to make Mother’s Day extra special, but extra cheap. As always, I hope you enjoyed it and it’s helped for next week when the day finally comes along. Or if your not in the UK then you’ve had early advice. Comment blog post ideas, and if Mother’s Day isn’t next week for you, comment when it is as I’d love to know.
Next weeks post is: Lipstick Collection