10 great gift ideas for all the AMAZING mums in your life
We know Santa tends to be more generous towards the younger members of the household, but we reckon if anyone deserves a little spoiling at Christmas time, it is all the amazing, hard-working and always-looking-out-for-everyone-else mums in your life.
Here are 10 great buys we just know will put a smile on every mum's face this holiday season:
1. REN 1 Minute Flash Rinse
Mums are mega-busy this time a year, and that, on top of the dreary winter weather, can make anyone's complexions suffer. We bet any mum would love this new flash-rinse face mask by beauty favourite, Ren. It will literally work it's magic in ONE minute, leaving her with smoothed, glowing skin – perfect for those holiday parties. €38 from pharmacists nationwide and Cloud10 Beauty.com.
2. Nutribullet Pro Blender
We guarantee any mum will LOVE this year's champagne coloured version of this must-have kitchen gadget. Perfect for making sure busy mums get their healthy juices and smoothies into them even when the mornings are beyond hectic. Actually, we want one for ourselves too! €154.99, from Currys PC World stores nationwide, and online at currys.ie.
3. Max Benjamin Coffee Candle
Nothing wakes a mama up like some coffee, and much as we all LOVE the liquid variety, we are pretty sure all the mums in your life will enjoy lightning this candle, whether they need to chill out at night or feel invigorated in the morning.
The Coffee Candle Collection features five candles, each with a coffee base note and top and middle fragrances from a range of other spices. €15, Arnotts
4. Valentino My Rockstud Stripe Bag
OK, so this is a totally lux and dreamboat item, but if you have the cash to spend, then we are certain this beauty will go down an absolute treat! Us mums mostly lug around ugly over-sized nappy bags, so being able to tote this beauty around when we hit the town for those Christmas parties, will only be the Best. Thing. Ever. €2,380 from Brown Thomas.
5. Striped Cotton Sleep-Set
We all love getting into some new jim-jams for Christmas, and we think any lady would love to get their hands on this soft, comfy cotton ones. Perfect for lounging about Christmas morning (and in fact, wearing all Christmas!). Don't worry, we won't tell anyone... €110, J.Crew.com/uk
6. Rose and Butler Travel Mug
Make the mums in your life look forward to the work commute or school run in the new year by providing them with this cute new travel cup – perfect for java lovers on the go. €11, from Debenhams.
7. The Birth Poster
We guarantee any mum will be brought to tears over this sweet present and gesture. Find out the details of her baby(ies), as in height, weight and time of their births, and have this amazing 1:1 scale drawing made of them. Beautiful. €65, from Thebirthposter.com
8. Novelty tea-towel
Sure, you can never have too many tea-towels when you are a mum in a busy household. And if the mum in questions can take a little joke (and likes her nightly glass of vino), we think this find will put a smile on her face. €18, from Notonthehighstreet.com
9. Sunday Spa Package at the Marker Hotel
Treat a hard-working mum to some R&R by giving her a luxurious and relaxing afternoon in Dublin's gorgeous Marker Hotel. As the Docklands based hotel is so close to the city centre, a Sunday Spa package here is perfect for combining with a day of shopping or a girly lunch. €115, at Themarkerhoteldublin.com
10. Kildare Village Gift Card
If there is anything that will get any mama excited, it is the words "luxury" and "sales". So why not take the stress out of trying to pick the perfect pressie by getting her a gift voucher for the amazing (and newly extended) Kildare Village, and let her pick her own present instead. Even better? When the Christmas sales start, she will get even more designer bang for her buck! Order online from Kildarevillage.com
What are YOU buying for the mum in YOUR life this year? Let us know on Twitter @Herfamilydotie