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The best Mother's Day budget, foodie and alcoholic gifts from £3

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Best Mother's Day budget, foodie and alcoholic gifts

Mother’s Day is nearly here, and while the best present is undoubtedly presence, it’s still nice to give and receive a little token of affection.

Mother’s Day falls on Sunday 11 March in 2018, so check out the best gifts to give or maybe drop a little hint about receiving.

Best Mother’s Day gifts for under £5

Thorntons Limited Edition With Love Collection, RRP £3, Asda

Thorntons Limited Edition With Love CollectionA delicious collection of 16 milk, dark and white chocolates: strawberry mousse, gooey caramel heart, creamy fudge, double layered heart, orange mousse, nutty caramel and toffee baton. And on a pocket money budget too.

Jo Malone inspired Luxury Body Crème (175ml), £4.99, Aldi

Jo Malone inspired Luxury Body Crème You simply can’t argue with the price tag on the excellent almost-smells-the-same range from Aldi that’s a scent ringer for Jo Malone’s gorgeous smellies.

Petal & pearls bouquet, £3, Lidl from 9 March

Lidl Petal & pearls bouquet
This sweet bunch is bursting with pretty pink blooms.

Best Mother’s Day gifts for under £10

Grow Your Own: Sunflowers, RRP £6.99, Amazon

This contains high quality seeds, compost and a cute reusable ceramic pot. It’s a gift that keeps on giving.

Grow Your Own: Sunflowers

Large tulip bouquet, £6, Lidl from 9 March

This massive bunch of blooms will bring a touch of sunshine to Mother’s Day, whatever the weather.

Large tulip bouquet Lidl

Emma Bridgewater Mum Wallflower Half Pint Mug, £9.58, John Lewis

Emma Bridgewater Mum Wallflower Half Pint Mug

This beautiful mug is sturdy enough for every day use, but pretty enough to make every drink special.

Best foodie Mother’s Day gifts

Reese’s Mini American Candy Hamper, RRP £10.99, Amazon

Reese’s Mini American Candy Hamper

American chocolate is a divisive subject but for the peanut butter loving mum in your life, this Reese’s hamper is a lip-smacking treat.

Cheese bouquet, RRP £30, Twigs and Twine from 5 March

Cheese bouquet

All our cheesy dreams have come true with this bouquet featuring Jarlsberg minis and Peter’s Yard biscuits plus a mix of seasonal foliage. But will it smell as good as a bunch of roses? Debatable.

Best alcoholic Mother’s Day gifts

The Collection Pink Sparkling Wine & Chocolates Gift Set, £20, M&S

We hate to play to type, but a full size bottle of pink fizz and seven fancy looking chocs ticks a lot of boxes for us.
The Collection Pink Sparkling Wine & Chocolates Gift Set

Henley Gin and Tonic Gift Set, £35, M&S

Now here’s a clever idea. This gin lover’s treat contains a small bottle of London distilled dry gin, two bottles of Fever Tree tonic, two bags of nuts, a lemon and a lime. Available for delivery.

Henley Gin and Tonic Gift Set

Prosecco Duca Del Poggio DOC, £4.99, Aldi

Aldi launched this budget bubbly in time for Valentine’s Day but there’s no reason not to share the love this Mother’s Day.

Prosecco Duca Del Poggio DOC

Best Mother’s Day gift for Vegan Mums

Baileys Almande Dairy Free Almond Drink, RRP £16, Asda

Baileys Almande Dairy Free Almond Drink

For the vegan or dairy-free mum in your life, this almond milk based booze blends sweet almond oil and almond essence, cane sugar and purified water with a touch of real vanilla. Yum.

Best luxury skincare Mother’s Day gifts

Vichy Liftactiv Supreme, RRP £56.84, Amazon

Vichy LiftActiv Supreme

This luxury face moisturiser comes with a hefty price tag, but what price a treat for your skin? Well, in this case it’s £56.84 but doesn’t the mum in your life deserve it after all those sleepless nights? Plus, it took Bronze in the Mother&Baby Best New Mum /Maternity Skin Care awards in 2016, so you know it’s the business.

Party Eyes Serum, RRP £21, Amazon

Party eyes

This four in one eye serum treatment, smoothes your complexion providing brighter radiant skin, whilst reducing dark circles and puffiness in the delicate eye area. Brilliant for all sleep deprived mums. It was shortlisted in the Best New Mum/Maternity Skincare Product category in the Mother&Baby Awards 2018.

Eco by Sonya Driver Pink Himalayan Salt Scrub, RRP £30.95, Fragrance Direct

Eco by Sonya Driver Pink Himalayan Salt Scrub

This is an intensely exfoliating scrub that hydrates and smoothes the skin. Our panel of mum testers loved the beautiful scent and how rejuvenated they felt after using this product, despite having a night of no sleep. It was shortlisted in the Best New Mum/Maternity Skincare Product in the Mother&Baby Awards 2018.

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