This year, Sunday 31st March is the day we all say thanks to Mums for all they do. If you’re the mum you know what a rewarding but hard job it can be … so whether you are giving or receiving the thank you take them and enjoy!
There are some great ways to show your appreciation on Mother’s Day so I’ve put together some gift and experience ideas available from local businesses and recommendations from fellow Mumblers. Take your pick – whether you’re choosing for your own mum or dropping heavy hints to your own children / other halves… and feel free to send them the link to this page too!
Bloom Bakers (Based in Oakwood)
A bond between a mother and her child is something worth celebrating every day.
Especially for Mother’s Day, they can help you say: “Thank you”, “I love you”, “You are my role model” or any other message for which you would like to celebrate your mother (step-mother, mother of your children, your mother friend, etc.). They will engrave your message on round, heart or flower shaped biscuits.
For more details on the Mother’s Day boxes visit the Bloom Bakers website here.
This Mother’s Day, Chirpy has got a fantastic range of workshops on offer, perfect to bring your mum along to or to buy her as a Mother’s Day treat. All the workshops take place upstairs in the lovely workshop space, with refreshments provided.
Wednesday 13th March, 6:30-9pm: Introduction to Hand Embroidery – Learn basic hand embroidery stitches to make your own embroidered picture
Thursday 28th March 7-9:30pm: Introduction to Furniture Painting – Join Done up North to learn her tricks of the trade using Fusion Mineral Paint to decorate a beautiful wooden keepsake box
Friday 29th March 6:30 – 9pm: Spring Wreath Workshop – Create a Spring fabric hand tied wreath to be used year after year to brighten your home (Use the code Chirpymothersday to get £5 off)
Saturday 30th March: Decorate a Marbled Ceramic Egg – Book on one of the 4 sessions taking place between 11am – 3pm where you’ll decorate 2 Ceramic eggs, perfect for Easter decoration for your home.
Jan is a baby and family photographer based in North Leeds, offering sessions for babies up to the age of one in her amazing log cabin studio (sessions include newborn, little smiler, little sitter, I am one, and the watch me grow plan). She also does family portraits at a location of your choice. For more details on the range of services Jan offers click here.
On Saturday 6th April, Jan is offering a very limited number of ‘Mummy and Me Mini Sessions’at Golden Acre Park. What better gift for any Mummy than everlasting memories in the shape of professional photographs of them with their children! You can find out more and book your session here.
Katie and May is a ladies clothing shop based in Headingley and has a great selection of clothes that are individual and a bit different from those you find on the high street! They also sell fabulous accessories including jewellery, hats, shoes and homeware. If you are spoilt for choice why not treat mum to a gift voucher and she can shop at her leisure! They also have an online shop which can be viewed here.
Lauren is a professional freelance make-up artist with over 14 years experience specialising in bridal & photographic make-up.
Lauren offers bespoke 1-2-1 Makeup lessons in her private studio in Meanwood where you not only get a full Makeup-bag overhaul, but you’ll leave armed with all the information you could possibly need to tackle those Makeup Counters with ease and confidence.
Mothers Day Voucher Offer: For any makeup lesson booked as a gift, you will receive a brush set for free.
March LVL and HD Offer: Book both treatments together for the offer price of £60.
The Jewellery Makers is an online jewellery shop selling handmade, unusual jewellery for customers who like something a little bit different. The website features 12 different jewellery designers showcasing their distinctive designs.
Each piece of jewellery is made by hand for the customer, delivered for free to arrive within a week. The collections include personalised jewellery which you can adapt with your own words or even whole stories.
Other collections are inspired by chainmaille, song lyrics or created from antique silver spoons. There is something for everyone, something to make every mother’s eyes sparkle.
The Jewellery Makers is currently offering Mumbler readers a 20% discount, with this code: MUMBLER20, valid until 1st April.
With Love is an independent card and gift shop based in Oakwood North Leeds. They specialise in contemporary greeting cards, personalised/bespoke cards, a large range of gifts, handmade chocolates and jewellery to suit all budgets. The friendly staff can help you find the perfect gift and card for your special occasion. Pop down and pick a special gift for Mother’s Day.
Based in the heart of North Leeds, Balloons 2 U offer a bespoke service tailored specifically to your requirements. Whatever your party needs They can help you make your special moment memorable. For children’s parties, religious occasions, weddings or any other occasion then please make contact them to talk about your requirements and a free quote.
Visit their Facebook Page for details of this year’s Mother’s Day Special Balloon!