Written by Christina Chrysostomou

7 small but thoughtful Mother’s Day gifts

The little gestures can often mean the most, so why not treat your mum to one of these mini gifts this Mother’s Day?

Matalan Mother's Day Lifestyle shot | Good Homes Magazine

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With more time spent at home this year, than ever before, we’ve all had to budget a little more carefully with bills and discretionary spending.

But if you want to celebrate your mum this year with a thoughtful gift, you don’t have to break the bank to express your love.

Here are a few ideas to let the budget-friendly buying begin.

Mother’s Day letterbox biscuits, £25, Biscuiteers

Spa day biscuits, £25, Biscuiteers

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Any sweet treat will go down a storm with mum this Mother’s Day but how beautiful are these personalised biscuits from Biscuiteers? At £25, they’re not cheap, but they do feel ultra special. Serve with a cup of tea and get mum to sit back and relax for the ultimate at-home spa experience.

Charbonnel et Walker Milk Chocolate Handbag & Heels Set, £7.50, John Lewis & Partners

Charbonnel & Walker Chocolates, £7, John Lewis & Partners | Good Homes Magazine

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If your mum is a fan of mules and milk chocolate, pay homage to her shoe loving obsession with this stylish and tasty present. Enclosed in a chic handbag, she’ll be head over heels with it.

Mum ‘I deserve this’ gin glass, £2.80, Matalan

Mum's Gin, I deserve this glass, £2.80, Matalan | Good Homes Magazine

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Is your mum an avid gin fan? Then this glass is sure to put a smile on her face! The popular balloon gin glass design, is perfect for her favourite tipple with plenty of ice and a slice!

Give me strength mug, £3.50, Sainsbury’s HOME

Give me strength! mug, £3.50, Sainsburys HOME | Good Homes Magazine

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From home schooling to working from home, being full-time cook, and everything in between, mum may have had to wear fair few hats this year. This pastel pink mug, with candid slogan is the perfect gift for a tough mumma who is full of resilience.

AERO® Bliss Mother’s Day Rhyme, from FREE, Word It Rhyme

Free AERO® Bliss Mother's Day Rhyme | Good Homes Magazine

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This year, confectioners AERO® Bliss have teamed up with bespoke, written-to-order poetry service Word It Rhyme to offer you complimentary ‘mum’ poem via email which you can print off or write into your Mother’s Day card. Simply provide 8-10 facts about the greatest woman in your life and  they’ll do the magic! If budget permits, why not upgrade to having the poem framed and delivered to her door?

Personalised ‘I Love You A Whole Bunch’ Gardening Set, £24.99, Very.co.uk

I Love You A Whole Bunch Gardening Set, £24.99, Very | Good Homes Magazine



Got a green-fingered mum? This sweet personalisable garden set is a special and practical gift for anyone who enjoys maintaining their outdoor space! The sturdy trowel and fork are produced by Draper Tools and are made from quality carbon steel. They each feature lacquered ash handles which are finished off with handy wrist straps for practicality.

Katie Loxton Candle, £16.99, John Lewis & Partners

Katie Loxton Wonderful Mum Scented Candle, £16.99, John Lewis & Partners | Good Homes Magazine

Image: John Lewis & Partners

Treat your mum to a luxury candle this Mother’s Day. We’re huge fans of the Katie Loxton candles, and this personalised Mother’s Day option is a beauty.


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