Treat Your Mum to Something a Little Special

Mothers Day: a day for us Mums to be a little spoilt. Breakfast in bed brought up by the little ones, maybe a chance to sit down and be waited on for once...well, maybe just until lunchtime. These are the little things I love but I also love a present, and never want to pass the chance by... 
So here is my (and probably my Mum's) present wish list for Mothers be forwarded on to Husbands/daughters/sons!
Starting with Clothing ideas..for Mums like me:
Jacket: Zara £89.99
Cricket Sweater: Next £35
Fitted Oxford Shirt: Gap £29.95
Trainers: New Balance £59.99
Bag: Zara £109
Cashmere Round Neck: Brodies @ £89
There is nothing more luxurious than a cashmere jumper (this one is machine washable) A grey cashmere jumper will see you through every season, it can be matched with almost any colour and will be perfect for summer evenings, through to Autumn days.
River Island Perspex Belt £20.00
Slightly random, but honestly this belt looks amazing cinching in a waist, as it is perspex the colour of the clothing shows underneath and it adds a stylish twist to a black dress. I particularly like it worn over a trench coat for an evening out, remove your plain trench coat belt and add this, blingtastic!

Ideas of clothing for Grandmas:

Scarf: Jigsaw £59
Cashmere Cardigan: M&S £75
Pearl Earrings: Coast £12
Leather Bag:Jasper Conran now £55.20

A few more ideas:

Jo Malone Perfume: Peony & Blush Suede £39 (30ml)
Clarins Eau Dynamisante Shower Gel @John Lewis £19
As us Mums don't have time for Baths as much so a luxurious shower gel is a real treat.
Bluebellgray Cait small Toiletries Bag @John Lewis £22
Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colour - Rose Insolent @HoF  £18
English Garden Candle: The White Company £30

22 Stem roses: Marks and Spencer £25
Marks and Spencer Oudinot Rose Champagne £27
Bespoke Mother and Child Sketch by Letterfest: Not on the High £48
John Lewis Multi-Aperture Amelia Photo Frame £20
I try to give photo frames to family and friends with special photos in them that I have printed off, it is a really thoughtful gift and saves them having to print the photos off themselves.

That is my round up of Mothers Day gifts, what makes your Mothers Day special? 
So far Jack, my 3 year old has told me he is going to get me fireworks as we have run out?! Look forward to that useful gift!!

Our Truly Amazing Mum with us girls x

I would love to hear your thoughts and comments as always x

Next time..dare you wear the revamped 'Fugly Sandal'? Style inspiration on how to wear them and the best 'comfortable' sandals and 'sliders' on the High Street.

Till next time, Frances xxx


  1. Some lovely ideas Frances. Gorgeous photo of you, your sisters and mum too. I love the colour of the Chanel nail polish xxx

    1. Thanks so much Liz, I have my eye on that nail polish! X

  2. Thanks Frances I've always felt appreciated and you girls are sooooo generous to me love the gift list

    1. So which pressie have you got your eye on mum? Great post Fran xxx

  3. What a lovely pic of you with your' Mum and Sisters. Great ideas. I drop masses of hints, to Nancy, as I know she plods off to tell Daddy. Washable cashmere how wonderful. H xx

    1. Thanks Helen, I know washable cashmere...heaven! X

  4. Oooh, you do compile an excellent gift list ... may just have to keep this page open on the laptop!

    1. It is actually a list of massive hints for Russ! xx

  5. What a gorgeous photo and what a stylish looking family! I love Jo Malone perfume, and the white co candles. My 7 year old made me a bag at beavers for Mothers Day! I may have to feature it on the blog next week!
    Abbi x

    1. Ahh that is too cute anything the little ones make is even more treasured! Look forward to seeing it styled on your blog Abbi! x

  6. Great Mother's day ideas Frances! Super family pic.....what a gorgeous bunch you are! xx

  7. Bath stuff is always a good bet for my mom.

  8. Sending my husband in your blog's direction for some ideas, thank you! Holly said we are going out, it's a surprise, then told me she wanted to go to The Harvester for dinner yesterday, but I was paying....Happy Mothers Day to me!!!x

    1. Ha, have a fab meal I am sure Holly will treat you to an extra special dinner!...I am hinting away, any excuse for a present! xx

  9. I love the Zara bag. I went on the hunt for it on Saturday, kinda hoping it would be hideous in real life. Alas for my bank balance, it wasn't. It is absolutely gorgeous and made it home with me. I love! Thanks for the tip. Emma x

    1. It is soooo lovely, glad you got it, it is such a classic! xx

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