Tech Mums, Fit Mums, DIY Mums, Gifts Galore and a lovely lovely relaxing Mother’s Day filled with enjoyment and peacefulness!

Tech Mums, Fit Mums, DIY Mums, Gifts Galore and a lovely lovely relaxing Mother’s Day filled with enjoyment and peacefulness!

Mother’s Day gift inspiration from Buyagift.com !

Smartbox by Buyagift

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If you’re not sure what to get for your Mum, or simply want to make sure she will love the gift that you give her, Smartbox by Buyagift will give her hundreds of choices in locations all across the UK! Your Mum is sure to find something that suits her perfectly.

Pamper Treat – Smartbox by Buyagift, only £29.99

Sometimes a Mum just needs to take some time out and enjoy some peace and tranquillity. We’ve got the answer for her as we’ve scoured high and low to compile a truly fantastic list of our most luxurious pamper treat experiences that are sure to make her look and feel gorgeous. Featuring a selection of over 120 Relaxing Spa Day and Beauty Treatment experiences, we’ve got her covered. From soothing spa days at top-class London retreats, to grooming experiences and hair styling at renowned salons, there truly is something for every Mum.

Superwoman – Smartbox by Buyagift, only £49.99

Struggling to find the perfect gift for Mum? Well fear not – we’ve saved you all the hassle as we have handpicked a fantastic selection of over 1000 Afternoon Teas, Spa Days and Adrenaline Adventures for her to choose from! We’ve compiled a selection that is sure to suit every taste from luxurious,relaxing spa days, to delightfully decadent and quintessentially British afternoon teas and delicious gourmet cuisine at high-end restaurants. Whether she loves being pampered, appreciates the succulent tastes of fine dining or gets her thrills from adrenaline-pumping days out, you’re sure to find the ultimate gift for her to enjoy.

Afternoon Tea with Bubbles – Smartbox by Buyagift, only £49.99

Sumptuous sandwiches, moreish cakes and tantalising homemade scones make for a sweet enough treat, but combine this with a tall glass of fizzing bubbles and you have the ultimate afternoon tea treat. Mum and her guest of choice will be able to choose the location to suit them from the many UK wide options. Relish a taste of the high life at the Hilton, indulge in chocolatey goodness at Hotel Chocolat or enjoy a quaint and traditional experience in a countryside inn.

Two Night Memorable Minibreak – Smartbox by Buyagift, only £139.99

We all know that everyone could use a relaxing getaway from time to time and that planning it can be just as stressful as every other aspect of life – but it doesn’t have to be! With this fantastic gift, you can leave it to the experts; we’ve scoured high and low to compile a spectacular selection of some of the best weekend escapes to suit every Mum’s taste. With over 200 incredible two-night getaways across the UK including everything from picturesque countryside retreats to vibrant city breaks, regardless of whether she’s in the mood for a spot of glamping in a private camping pod, a relaxing break in a charming bed and breakfast, or even a weekend retreat in the luxurious comfort of a beautiful hotel, she’s sure to find herself spoilt for choice!

For the busy Mum who needs a relaxing pamper day…

2 for 1 Heavenly Spa Day with Two Treatments, Was £110, Now £55

Big brands, fabulous facilities, and heavenly treatments! With this spa package for two your Mum and her guest can enjoy a pampering treatment each at a Bannatyne Spa, Marriott Spa or Hallmark Hotel. With over 40 locations spread far and wide, she can easily find the perfect venue for her. On top of her relaxing treatment she can take advantage of a full day’s access to spa facilities which include steam rooms, saunas, Jacuzzis, swimming pools, and more!

2 For 1 Luxury Spa Day at Premium Venues with Treatments and Lunch, Was £260, Now £130

Your Mum can relax with a Decléor Vitamin Glow Facial and a glass of fizz at Marriott, relish three express treatments at a Village hotel or enjoy a stunning OPI Manicure at Bannatyne. She and her guest will have a full day to take advantage of the fantastic spa facilities at the location of her choice no matter which of these pampering giants she chooses. She’ll savour a delicious lunch and be pampered with the treatments she has selected in-between dips in the pool and spells in the sauna.

Luxury Spa Day for Two at a Mercure Hotel, £99

Discover a world of indulgence with this luxurious spa day for two at one of the stunning Mercure Spas across the UK. Each luxury spa boasts top-of-the-range treatments and contemporary facilities that make for an unforgettable day of pampering. Mum and her guest will enjoy two treatments lasting 25 minutes each, choosing the discovery facial, tranquillity scalp massage, cleansing and purifying back treatment, essential back massage and perfect legs. Once she’s feeling revived and de-stressed she will be free to enjoy access to the spa’s facilities which include swimming pools and fitness centres. Whether she’s worked up a sweat at the gym or taken a dip in the pool, she’ll surely fancy a bite to eat afterwards. A delicious light lunch will be served to her and her guest so she can really end the day in style!

For the Mum who fancies a weekend break…

Overnight Relaxation Break for Two, £129

Everyone deserves a break from time to time, and this sensational relaxation voucher offers you the chance to give your Mum a flexible present for Mother’s Day. Options for this overnight spa break include boutique getaways, historic halls and peaceful countryside retreats; each hotel boasts luxurious spa and leisure facilities where she and a guest can work up a sweat in the gym or let hot bubbling water massage aching muscles. This package is valid for 10 months and includes a night’s sleep in a stylish room as well as spa access and breakfast in the morning.

Unusual Escapes Choice Voucher, £89

Give the gift of a refreshing break for two to a Mum who likes her holidays a little out of the ordinary! She can use this voucher to join the glamping craze, and stay in a timber yurt, pod, or hobbit hut, for a luxury camping experience without the stress of carrying and putting up a tent. There is a guest house in the stunning Brecon Beacons, a converted 19th-centruy schoolhouse, and several remote farm-stays to choose from. And if she doesn’t want to take her wellies along, perhaps she’d prefer a compact yet luxurious yacht-style cabin room, in the very heart of Birmingham. Weird and wonderful explorations await, as well as a few options that are a bit more sensible, in case she’d just like a lovely luxury break!

Two Night Hotel Break with Dinner, Was £250, Now £149.99

Everyone needs a change of scenery now and again. Treat your Mum and her guest of choice to a hotel break with this flexible ten month voucher for two nights, in some of the country’s most popular destinations. She’ll be able to select her mini break location from specially selected hotels across the UK. Whether she wants to explore an exciting new city, or spend a couple of days getting away from it all in the countryside, she’s sure to find a place that ticks all the boxes. The generous offer includes a delicious two-course dinner for them both to enjoy on the first night. Breakfast is also provided for each in the mornings, to set her up for a day of exploring, relaxing, or whatever she fancies as she savours two nights away from life’s stresses.

For the Mum who wants to live like a Queen…

Buckingham Palace Queen’s Gallery with 4 Course Michelin Meal and Bubbles for Two, £89

Your Mum will take a step back in time with entry for two to The Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace followed by a delicious meal. She’ll begin by exploring the gallery, a truly stunning setting for up to 450 incredible artworks and artefacts at any one time, ever-changing yet all from the exquisite Royal Collection. Marvel at portraits of monarchs past, delight in renaissance pieces and compare today’s fashions with furniture from the Georgian era, and once she’s seen the collection, it’s time to head to London’s vibrant Soho and step into the relaxed surroundings of the chic Latium restaurant for a delectable four course meal, accompanied by a chilled glass of champagne – the perfect way to round off a day in the capital!

Bateaux Dinner Cruise on the Thames for Two – Special Offer, £125

In the majestic glass-roofed cruiser, Mum will begin a sumptuous and relaxing cruise down the Thames, one of the best known rivers in the World. From Shakespeare’s Globe to the Thames Barrier, she’ll see hundreds of years of history come to life as she enjoys superb fine dining with the backdrop of the moving London skyline, all to the sound of the fantastic house band.

2 for 1 Thames Cruise with Afternoon Tea for Two, £31

This wonderful experience for two gives Mum the chance to cruise along the River Thames whilst tucking into a delicious afternoon tea with her guest – a truly civilised way to pass the afternoon! She’ll be able to take in stunning sights of some of London’s most famous, historic and impressive landmarks as she floats gently along the magnificent Thames.

View From The Shard and Dinner with Fizz at Marco Pierre White’s New York Italian, £99

A three course meal with prosecco at Marco’s New York Italian just moments away from the spectacular View from the Shard is sure to satisfy Mum’s taste buds thanks to a varied set menu of fresh and tasty food made from high quality ingredients. If her appetite for adventure is still going strong after the meal, a trip up the tallest building in Europe is just the ticket! The View from The Shard offers a truly spectacular view across the capital, boasting a 360 degree panorama with 40 miles of visibility on a clear day. She and her guest will have the best seat in the house as they ascend to the observation deck of this incredible building in a high-speed ‘kaleidoscopic’ lift, reaching up to 800ft above the city!

Afternoon Tea for Two at Harrods’ Georgian Restaurant, £88

Harrods is an iconic London institution and its Georgian Restaurant has been satisfying customers since 1913. Recently refurbished, the decor combines the elegance of 1920s and 30s fine dining with modern elements. Your Mum will be treated like royalty from the moment she enters with this exceptional afternoon tea for two. You will be met by staff and seated at an impeccable table before being served a luxurious version of the quintessentially British treat. The delicious food will be accompanied by unlimited loose-leaf tea of your choice, taken from Harrods’ extensive menu including the finest teas from around the world; each blend on offer has been specially selected by Harrods’ tea experts.

For the Mum who likes to get outdoors…

Vineyard Tour and Tasting with Lunch or Afternoon Tea for Two Special Offer, £49

This unique and fascinating tour takes you all the way through the wine making process to the most important part – the tasting. Mum and her guest will begin in the vineyard, where they will see the seeds being planted and learn how they “train” the vines and harvest the perfectly ripe grapes. The expert guide will then take them to the winery. Here she will be navigated through the wine-making method, watching the grapes come in and seeing how the fermentation process works before the finished product is bottled for sale. Then comes the very special experience of sampling the vineyard’s wines right there on site, before she is treated to a delicious lunch or indulgent afternoon tea to soak it all up. Available at five locations across England, this tour is a wonderful opportunity to discover the beauty and elegance of English wines.

Champagne Balloon Flight for Two, £198

Get your Mum the experience of an elegant and tranquil flight with this fantastic ride over the stunning British countryside. She and a friend will reach a height of 2000 feet as they soar over a beautiful location of her choice in the early hours of the morning. She will be amazed by the mesmerising sunrise, valleys, quaint villages and endless fields below – remind her to bring her camera as she’ll most likely want to capture these moments forever! Before departure, she’ll prepare the balloon for flight with the assistance of other members in your group. Then it’s up, up and away into the serene sky for an hour ride with a glass of champagne!

RHS Gift Membership, £59

Give a magical gift that grows all year with RHS Gift membership. Your Mum will enjoy a year of great days out at over 175 gardens across the UK, including the four RHS Gardens where she can bring a family guest (or two children) for free each time she visits. Plus, she’ll enjoy discounted tickets to RHS shows (including RHS Chelsea Flower Show), free events at RHS Gardens, personalised gardening advice and a subscription to The Garden monthly magazine. Gift membership comes ready to give in a luxury pack, with two packets of seeds, a set of six luxury postcards, vouchers for a free RHS tote bag, and £5 to spend at RHS Gardens. It’s the perfect gift this Mother’s Day.

For the Mum who likes chocolate with her afternoon tea…

Chocoholic Afternoon Tea for Two at The London Hilton Park Lane, Was £72, Now £49

This is a truly out-of-the-ordinary indulgent treat for Mum and a guest! The Podium Restaurant’s Executive Chef has created a sumptuous version of afternoon tea that ticks all the chocolate boxes. In addition to superior teas, exclusively blended by Harney and Sons for Hilton Hotels, she will devour delicious sandwiches, chocolate chip scones with praline spread and melt-in-the-mouth pastries. Then comes the main event for any chocolate lover – a selection of beautifully-crafted and delicious chocolate fancies, served on an edible chocolate plate!

Sparkling Chocolate Afternoon Tea for Two at Hotel Chocolat, £43.90

A mouth-watering indulgent chocolatey twist on traditional afternoon tea awaits you and your Mum! Choose from two of Hotel Chocolat’s wonderful restaurants, including Hotel Chocolat’s Rabot 1745 in Borough Market and Hotel Chocolat’s Roast and Conch in Leeds. Allow your taste-buds to experience a haven of sweet, rich, velvety goodness during an amazingly unusual day out! Dine on a selection of delicious sandwiches, scrumptious scones, beautiful brownies and banana bread whilst being served the finest selection of smooth and creamy Hotel Chocolat chocolates and sipping on your choice of tea, coffee, hot chocolate or special Hotel Chocolat cocoa infusion. A truly incredible way to spend time together!

For the foodie Mum…

Unlimited Champagne Afternoon Tea for Two at 5* Grosvenor House, Park Lane, only £89

What better way for Mum to indulge in Champagne afternoon tea than in complete style and luxury! Grosvenor House Hotel, with its tranquil atmosphere and elegant interiors, offers everything you’d expect from a 5-Star hotel in the heart of London. Welcoming and attentive staff will have a quintessential British feast prepared especially for her in The Park Room, boasting stunning views overlooking Hyde Park and set in a typically British stately home environment. She’ll sample a selection of delicate finger sandwiches, warm scones with preserves, scrumptious cakes and pastries. This is all topped off perfectly with bottomless Champagne – perfect for toasting a special occasion like Mother’s Day!

Three Courses and Champagne for Two at Galvin at The Athenaeum Hotel, Mayfair, Was £105, Now £49

Mum will enjoy a fabulous fine dining experience with someone special in the elegant surroundings of Galvin at the 5-Star Athenaeum Hotel in London’s fashionable Mayfair. She’ll settle into the sophisticated atmosphere as she’s treated to three delicious dishes from an alluring set menu, accompanied by a crisp, chilled glass of champagne. From duck liver parfait, red onion marmalade and brioche to risotto of Dorset scallops, courgettes and tarragon, her taste buds are sure to be tantalised.

Three Course Meal with Bottle of Wine for Two at Prezzo, £47

Prezzo serve tasty starters, great pizzas and pastas, and gorgeously sinful desserts. Mum and her guest will enjoy all three from a set menu, and a whole bottle of wine to share, with this great package. Ingredients are fresh and seasonal – many sourced directly from Italy. Perhaps she’ll enjoy classic calamari to start with, a mouth-watering prosciutto and mushroom pizza for her main, and irresistible tiramisu to finish. Vegetarians are catered for, and there are even lighter options for those following a bikini diet. She may dine at the lunch or dinner sitting at a choice of over 200 locations, so the voucher is fully flexible. Get it while it’s hot!

Cookery Class Choice Voucher for One, £89

Whether your Mum ‘can’t cook, won’t cook’, or is looking to expand her already impressive repertoire of culinary successes, this flexible voucher allows her to choose the perfect cooking course! She can try her hand at African or Indian cuisine, learn to create the ultimate pub snack of an artisan pork pie and piccalilli or learn to smoke her own meat and fish. With a wide choice, there’s something for every Mum.

Poppy Treffry’s Mother’s Day tea cosy.

Designer Poppy Treffry reveals her new spring designs for Mother’s Day and Easter. They include a brand new tea cosy in Poppy’s distinctive applique and freehand machine embroidery, with her new floral fabric design Sweet Allium on the teacup and embroidered on the yellow teapot. The cosy is made from a cornflower blue cotton with ticking lining and useful hanging loop. It’s also lined with padded wadding to keep the tea hot in the pot. This design is a perfect gift with its spring colours and when not hanging up or on display on a kitchen shelf, will fit a standard sized teapot. £48, Made in Cornwall.

For Easter Poppy has three new egg cosies, a treat pot and a new wooden decoration. All of these designs are destined to come out year after year as seasonal favourites. The clever design of the decoration makes it two-in-one with a white rabbit that pops from the centre of an egg, perfect for an Easter tree and the loops on the egg cosies transform them into decorations too. Prices from £5.95.

Poppy’s designs are available online at www.poppytreffry.co.uk and from her shops in Cornwall in St Ives and Padstow.

Enquiries: 01736 369247

Spread the love this #MothersDay with a personalised jar of her favourite spread £4.99.  >> www.social.marmite.co.uk (Rich in B Vitamins!)

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The ideal gift to help spread the love this Mother’s Day and show Mum just how much you care, Marmite jars can be customised exclusively on the Marmite personalisation website for just £4.99.

Get Mum this neat connected well-being device Terraillon Web Coach Prime Fit Kit from Agos £99 Scale + Activity Tracker combining with a purpose made Wellness Coach Application ! www.argos.co.uk/product/6735726

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Terraillon, a global connected wellbeing brand

Terraillon have just launched its full set of connected wellbeing devices  which work together with the firm’s Wellness Coach application (which features recipes and fitness tips for weight loss)

They currently have an exclusive promotion at Argos for Mother’s Day on its Terraillon Web Coach Prime Fit Kit (which features the connected Web Coach Prime scale and an activity tracker). The kit retails at £99.99

Terraillon Web Coach Prime Fit Kit

About This Product.

Connected Fitness Pack, BFA scale links via Wellness coach App to track your weight, body fat, body water, muscle mass, bone density + Activity Tracker. You can also monitor your steps, calories, and sleep. Includes time & alarm functions, OLED display, built in charger – the start of your Health & Wellbeing ecosystem.

Connected fitness pack ready to track and go!

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CAN WE SUGGEST A BOOK FOR MOTHER’S DAY ! BOOK & ONLINE PLAN ! – THE ACCUMULATOR / The Revolutionary 30-Day Fitness Plan > “I Would Not Have Thought It Possible To Change My Body As Much As I Have.” >> www.theaccumulator.net

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Published By Bloomsbury and available worldwide (take a look here).

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The Accumulator™ is a brand new workout plan that combines body-weight movements with high-intensity interval training (HIIT) to get you fit and fabulous in just one month. Designed to build strength and endurance day by day, the workout steps up the pace as you learn new skills and increase your fitness in the process. Day 1 starts with a single exercise that takes just 1 minute to complete. Every day a new exercise is introduced, culminating in a challenging high intensity workout in under 30 minutes.

You will learn fundamental bodyweight movements to improve mobility in everyday life and build greater muscular strength. The HIIT format of The Accumulator™ works to increase your metabolism and helps burn fat.

The book includes a 30-day workout plan, clearly explained with photos and alternative exercises. Also included is an Accumulator healthy habits plan which offers daily suggestions to improve your diet.

Fancy a challenge? Ditch the gym. This is the workout to follow if you want to get fitter fast. – See more at: www.bloomsbury.com/uk/the-accumulator

CONTENTS

1 Introduction: Who is this book for?
2 Creating the drive to succeed
3 Learning to move
4 Why accumulate?
5 Eating right for life
6 The Accumulator™ healthy habits plan
7 How The Accumulator™ workout plan works
8 Getting ready
9 The Accumulator™ workout plan
10 What can you do beyond day 30?
11 Credits
12 Don’t take my word for it …

Soft as Silk, for Mum, this Mother’s Day >>> Soft as Silk 3-in1 Instant Pedi RRP £34.99

Stockist: Homedics.co.uk, Amazon

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The new express pedicure system is the fastest and easiest way to remove tough, dry skin from your feet in seconds. The powerful motor and gearing ensures a professional smooth finish each time, meaning summer ready soles and visibly softer skin after the first use.

Powerful 1600rpm motor for a professional pedicure
Ergonomic curved handle makes all areas easier to reach
Soft touch finish for improved grip
3 rollers included: Regular Coarse, Extra Coarse & Fine
Replacement rollers available
Diamond crystals gently but effectively remove hard skin leaving feet softer and smoother

See more at :- www.homedics.co.uk/soft-as-silk-3-in-1-instant-pedi

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This Mother’s Day show your mother you care by giving her the most precious gift of all, a good night’s sleep! This product positively affects that process, its quite dramatic. >> splus.resmed.com Its also the 1st Non-Contact Option !

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How about giving your mother the gift of sleep

This Mother’s Day show your mother you care by giving her the most precious gift of all, a good night’s sleep! The S+ by ResMed could help her sleep an extra 45 minutes per night after just one week’s use.[i]

The S+ is the world’s first non-contact, fully comprehensive sleep tracking system, which features patent-protected SleepSensor technology. It makes it possible to track, analyse and improve sleep at home without a wristband, electrodes or mattress strips. The S+ is available at the price of £129.95 from Amazon and John Lewis.

“Sleep is arguably the most important thing we do in our day. It’s easy to underestimate the impact that lack of it can have on our overall wellbeing.” said Dr. Guy Meadows, Clinical Director at The Sleep School and author of The Sleep Book – How to sleep well every night. “We know lack of sleep can be harmful to our physical and mental health, yet we are doing very little to help improve our sleep. With its unique features, the S+ is the perfect present for those looking to improve not only the quantity but also the quality of their sleep.”

The S+ by ResMed comprises a device that sits beside the bed, a cloud-hosted Sleep Mentor system, and a free mobile app (Apple iOS and Android). Its features include:

highly calibrated respiratory and bio-motion sensor to measure and analyse sleep stages
recording of the movements caused by the expansion and relaxation of the chest with breathing, and overall body movements such as position changes, arm twitches and shrugs
delivery of sleep scores and sleep charts to a connected phone or tablet,
personalised feedback and suggestions to help users improve their sleep.[ii]
The S+ also has a range of features to help improve sleep:

Relax to Sleep provides a choice of soothing sounds that synchronise with breathing patterns to help with the process of falling asleep at bedtime.
Mind Clear allows users to record a voice message or type a text note to help clear their mind when trying to settle to sleep.
Smart Alarm allows users to set a window of time for the S+ to naturally wake them when they are in light sleep, enabling them to wake feeling more refreshed.

For more information about S+ by ResMed , visit www.splus.resmed.com and follow @FixMySleep on Twitter for more information.

Skullcandy for Fitness Mother’s Day introducing, Women’s XTFree wireless headphones & The Method. All day listening that won’t get in your way! | Beyond Looks | Designed With Purpose > www.skullcandy.co.uk

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Skullcandy headphones  specific Women’s fitness range.

Women’s XTFree wireless headphone which has an RRP of £79.99

Beyond Looks
MicroSport™ Bluetooth
Doesn’t hang heavy around the neck or ears, instead, the Bluetooth functionality is built into a low profile and lightweight earbud that sits slim against the ears and delivers 6 hours of your motivational soundtrack non-stop.
-Sweat-proof lightweight design and secure women’s TripleLock™ fit.
-Bluetooth® wireless with 6-hour rechargeable battery.
-Call, track and volume control via the in-line microphone and remote.

See more at :- www.skullcandy.co.uk/earbuds/wireless-earbuds/XTFREEWOMENS

The Method which is a slightly different shape and has an RRP of £49.99

DESIGNED WITH PURPOSE
LIGHTWEIGHT & SECURE
The lightweight and secure design, tailored to female users, offers comfortable, all-day listening that won’t get in your way.
-Sweat-resistant around-the-neck collar and secure women’s DualLock™ fit.
-Bluetooth® wireless with 9-hour rechargeable battery.
-Call, track and volume control via the built-in microphone and remote.

See more at :-  www.skullcandy.co.uk/earbuds/wireless-earbuds/METHODBTWOMENS

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5 of the Best Mother’s Day Gift Ideas from >> www.demijohn.co.uk

Mothering Sunday falls at the end of this week, are you ready? If you were thinking of giving just flowers or chocolates again, here are 5 of our best Mother’s Day gift ideas to help you make a different decision this year:

Mini Yummy Mummy Rack – £25 : A beautiful set of the 3 gin drinks needed to make our delicious new Yummy Mummy Cocktail.

Mother’s Day Warmer – £23 : Fruity Damson Gin and spicy Ginger Wine, what is not to like?

Oil & Vinegar Gift Set – £20 : A pretty set of oils and vinegars for the Spring salad lover.


Treat your Mother to a Tasting – £10 per person : Book your places now at our tasting evening on Fri 24th March later this week.

Miniature of Raspberry Vodka – £5 : A small sip of one of our most popular drinks of all time.

Win 2 Oxford Walking Tour Tickets
Click to Win 2 Oxford Walking Tour TicketsIf you are local to Oxford or tempted to visit us in this beautiful City one day, then click to WIN 2 Oxford University & City Walking Tour tickets, courtesy of our friends at Experience Oxford. Your friendly and knowledgeable guide will lead you through the streets of Oxford, describing its history, architecture and traditions. You will also get to visit one of the world famous colleges, its quadrangles, chapel and beautiful gardens. Sound like fun day out?

Thankyou to all who entered our recent Mother’s Day competition for a Mini Gin Rack which has been won by Alison de Metz from York.

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See more at :- www.demijohn.co.uk

Escape to the Lake District this year with www.lakelovers.co.uk cottages & accomodations in the Lake District………

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Lakelovers have more than 450 self-catering holiday cottages across the Lake District.

All of Lakelovers’ homes are VisitEngland inspected and graded 3-5 stars – with many Gold award winners.

From the Lake District gateway of and the shores of Windermere, to the stunning villages of Cartmel, Grasmere and Hawkshead, to the northern fells of Keswick, there is a home to make your holiday perfect.

The collection of homes includes cosy, sleeps-2 cottages to farmhouses, town centre apartments, lakeside homes to could-be-castles which sleep up to 20, and more than 170 homes are pet-friendly and welcome dogs.

Lakelovers is based in Windermere and Keswick and celebrates 40 years in business this year.

Their beautiful holiday cottages across the Lake District and are ideally located for people and families to get out and about and enjoy the outdoors – whether walking, climbing, sailing etc…

The perfect start for an outdoor adventure is getting your holiday accommodation spot on.

And, you can’t get much better than staying in a cottage at the foot of a fell, by a lake or river.

To see more of Lakelovers’ holiday cottages and their latest holiday deals see www.lakelovers.co.uk

Ellerbeck Cottage in the luscious Lyth Valley is perfect for the family as it sleeps six and is also pet-friendly and takes two dogs.

The Lyth Valley – included in the Lonely Planet’s list of “the most beautiful places on earth” – has an abundance of beautiful countryside rambles, right on the doorstep of Ellerbeck.

The views from Ellerbeck across the valley are amazing. Plus, there’s plenty of space, both inside and outdoors, for the family to relax and spend time together.

See more at :- www.lakelovers.co.uk/property/ellerbeck-bridge-sleep-6/

The traditional stone Bowfell Cottage in Bowness has earned itself a gold award from VisitEngland – and it isn’t surprising.

Lavish bedrooms and stunning bathrooms make for a very comfortable stay. It is also just a stroll from the centre of Bowness-on-Windermere and the shores of the Lake District’s most famous lake.

So, it is a great place for six people to call their home, while taking full advantage of all the outdoor adventure that the Lake District holds.

It is also a stone’s throw from Windermere Rugby Club – of which Lakelovers was a sponsor for many years until recently.

See more at :-  www.lakelovers.co.uk/property/bowfell-cottage-2/

 Let Mother’s Day BeGin with Masons

Don’t let your Mother’s Day be ruined – give her Mother’s Ruin

www.MasonsYorkshireGin.com

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Think outside the chocolate box this Mother’s Day (Sunday 26th March) and give your mum the ideal gift. Choose a present mum doesn’t have to water and look after, but instead a gift infused with flowers that will mean she ‘has to’ put her feet up with a tumbler full of ice and gin in hand.

Perfect for a spring evening or even a rainy evening, ideal after a long day at work or attempting to put the kids to bed, Masons Dry Yorkshire Gin’s Lavender edition will make any day better … because who doesn’t love gin.

Whether mum prefers her drink long or short, refreshing or sweet, she’ll find Masons gin is the perfect tipple. Made in small batches with a traditional distilling method, Masons produce a high quality product for a high quality mum.

The sweet notes of Lavender, Pine and spiciness will cause relaxation ensuring mum is neither shaken nor stirred. Unlike most spirits and chocolate, gin is made from Juniper Berries and that means mums on a health kick can still enjoy a glass or two of Masons Gin this Mother’s Day.

Serving Suggestions

The Boycotts Gran;

Stir lemon zest, ice and thyme and add 40ml of Masons Lavender, 15ml of Domaine de Canton Ginger Liqueur and 15ml of Mr Fitzpatrick’s Rhubarb and Rosehip Cordial. Strain The Boycotts Gran liquid into a martini glass, garnish with three white rose petals and serve.

With an RRP of £39.99 for a 70cl bottle, Masons Dry Yorkshire Gin would make an ideal gift for the discerning drinker in your life

Masons Dry Yorkshire Gin is available to purchase online, please visit: www.MasonsYorkshireGin.com

M Cushion’s Designer Cover

www.mcushion.com

In a modern world marked by an unforgiving pace and stress, massage is seen an essential for good health, not an extravagance.Studies of massage — according toMayo Clinic —demonstrate it is an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain, and muscle tension.

But regular massage therapy can be expensive and time-consuming. And most at-home massage cushions are so unstylish they stay in the closet. Not so with M Cushion,the best-looking massage cushion around.

M Cushion can help reduce stress by delivering a cost-effective and convenient heated shiatsu massage —ideal for relieving chronic and deep-seated tension.

A Pillow with Benefits

When not in use as a massager, M Cushion’s designer cover — many created by celebrity designer Jay Godfrey — ensures it will remain on a couch, bed, or chair.Turn M Cushion over to its solid-colored back and press the corner power button to enjoy a relaxing shiatsu massage. Press the button a second time to feel its soothingheat. When you’ve finished your massage, flip it back over to its designer face.

M Cushion is theonly designer cushion camouflaged as a relaxing shiatsu massager. A generous 18″x18″ square, padded with comfortable, supportive 7-inch thick memory foam, it comes with a 100% cotton, machine-washable cover. Interchangeable, style-savvy covers are available to swap out each season or create matching pairs.

“Everyone — from desk workers to active individuals to moms who often report back pain from lifting children — can benefit from massage therapy in terms of injury prevention and improved exercise performance,” says licensed massage therapist Randi N. West. “For those seeking a practical, affordable home massage,M Cushion is the answer!”

Massage on Demand. No Appointment Needed.

• M Cushion’s patent-pending Dual Core Comfort System™ features extra-deep 7-inch deep memory foam that encloses the actual massager, so the cushion functions as a massager, but is equally comfortable as a home décor pillow.

• Four shiatsu massage nodes are placed off-center for easy positioning on the neck, shoulders, legs, or upper, middle, and lower back.M Cushion simulates the hands of a professional masseuse and kneads with optional soothing heat to melt away stress and tension.

• M Cushion’s bi-directional massage nodes change direction every 60 seconds, giving a deep and satisfying massage experience with just the right amount of pressure.

Portable and Affordable

M Cushion is portable for use anywhere at home or in the office. It pays for itself after one or two uses. A detachable 70-inch extra-long cord allows for flexible placement. Low-power use and auto shut-off saves energy (120-240 V worldwide use) and money.

M Cushion Deluxeretails for $139.95 and is available at the company’s website: mcushion.com.

About M Cushion

M Cushion is made by Global Ideas Direct LLC (GID), which markets a variety of products designed to solve consumers’ everyday lifestyle needs and enrich their lives. GID product categories include sleep/relaxation, cleaning, beauty, cooking, health/fitness, and leisure/hobby. Over 20 years, GID has blended a keen appreciation of global style with Japanese quality and engineering. GID brands are sold globally through bricks-and-mortar retailers, online retailers, catalogs, and live shopping channels.

Gift idea for a very cool mom, who likes her Joe

BODY STUFF, a NO BS skincare line. Handmade in Brooklyn, NY. (www.ilovebodystuff.com)

Here is a product that a coffee-lovin’, cool, young (or young-at-heart) mom will adore:

SCRUB STUFF – a coffee-oatmeal 3-in-1 exfoliant, moisturizes, and cleanses. Smells like breakfast-in-a-jar, made with real espresso beans, oatmeal flour, and infused in cleansing oils, it’s GREAT all over your face and body, and works wonders on everything. Hands that smell of food after cooking? Gone. Gray, puffy eyes? Gone. Also….it’s so natural that you can eat it too. So yummy!!

4oz for $17. NO BS.

You can find more online: http://www.ilovebodystuff.com/store/p17/scrubstuff

About BODY STUFF:
The skincare line I created, has the goal to simplify the beauty routine, and go against what the cosmetic industry lures us into: buying many, low quality, chemical-stuffed products. BODY STUFF products are multi-functional, with clean, high-efficiency ingredients.

 

 

www.notesbeforeyougo.com

The Story of NOTES BEFORE YOU GO … begins at home.

One day, not long ago, my son was preparing to leave home for university. I quickly grasped that this was a huge milestone as in effect he would be leaving his childhood behind forever. The tip of the pen
plunged to the depths of my heart to bring to surface words that would last him a lifetime; words that would see him through life’s most rewarding moments, as well as hold him steady through the stormiest of moments. My intent was to celebrate the person he had grown into, and to offer inspiration that would guide him in always making choices worthy of the person he is, and worthy of the world we live in; that would leave him with an undying passion for life, an attitude of responsibility and gratitude, and would leave him shouting, I love living! … and so, this private communication shared between mother and son was born. Soon, friends and family were urging me to publish NOTES TO MY SON – Before You Go.

The following year, it was time for my middle daughter to embark on her own, university bound journey as well. Regardless of the fact that readers were asking for a follow-up Daughter book, NOTES TO MY DAUGHTER – Before You Go was already in the making. After a book like NOTES TO MY SON, what else is there left to say? My heart unraveled in a language a daughter would understand. In many ways, NOTES TO MY DAUGHTER is a continuation of the tapestry that weaves a love affair with all of life … and fosters an extraordinary surge to reach for an uncommon happiness.

I hope you will love reading and sharing the Notes Before You Go books as much as I loved writing them.

Clickandcarry.com

Click & Carry is a simple,handle device that allows shoppers to manage and carry multiple bags at once ~comfortably.

Click & Carry may be CARRIED in the HANDS or WORNover the SHOULDERS. When worn over the shoulder for easier carrying, thedevice uses the weight of the bags to counterbalance for a “hands-free” carry.

Click & Carry benefits Shopperswith a Conforming Gel Grip, a Rotating Top to easily load/unload bags, itprovides Even Distribution of Weight, Carries up to 80 lbs. and is CARRIED inthe HANDS or WORN over One’s SHOULDER.

Click & Carry is also used as aski-boot tote, for paint cans & construction pails, to carry dry cleaningand to walk multiple dogs at once!

Please let me know what you think of theproduct and please view some of the PR clips below. The first clip is a58 second B-Roll I created for QVC and it gives you a good idea of the mainuses for Click & Carry. The PR clips give you my background story. I am currently selling Click & Carry in Ralphs, a division of Krogerin Southern California, on QVC, in The Container Store, Corningware Stores andI’ll be in ShopRite in the Northeast within the next few months. Publix& Lowe’s is currently reviewing the product as well. It’s a perfectitem for moms, urban dwellers and seniors with dexterity issues.

A Spice Madam subscription.

For $20 a month, customers will receive a culinary adventure subscription box filled with spices, recipes and a Spotify music playlist from a different destination every month, as well as fun facts and travel tips from the destination country. This is a great way to incorporate the health benefits of spices into your life; as well as a way for moms to connect with their partners and families while teaching the family about other countries.

-Some of the countries featured so far: Lebanon, Jamaica, India, Vietnam, Italy(Tuscany), Portugal, Greece; and many others.

– Recipes are easy to follow, so even busy parents can cook flavors from around the world in their own kitchen!

– (Featured in Fall 2016 British Vogue). GIFT SUBSCRIPTIONS AVAILABLE; free shipping all over the US. Attaching a few photos of the product.

Website: www.spicemadam.com

One for the expectant mamas!

The demand for bump casting has risen dramatically over the past 12 months and we’re so pleased to be able to offer this on the Wirral as part of your maternity photography experience. Not only is your bump casting a beautiful memento to keep (and display in baby’s nursery!) we then photograph your precious newborn all tucked up inside your bump cast during their newborn session, so you can see how they fitted inside you all curled up and cosy. Newborn sessions happen in the first two weeks when baby is still small enough to curl up in your cast. Belly casts are best made as late as possible in pregnancy, or at a time when you know you love the size and shape of your bump! After we’re finished taking your bump portraits, we’ll get you comfortable on our sofa with your bump exposed. You can either chose a bowl shape bump cast, or a full torso cast – there are several options for how we finish the top of this, you could even include your hands, lovingly cradling your belly. To book: www.slinkymedia.net

www.shopmomlifemusthaves.com

Mom Life Must Haves is a brand focused on celebrating the chaos of motherhood, with apparel, accessories and housewares for the modern parent.

For the mom who loves to cook steaks, sous vide, baby food, yogurt and brewed beer…check out the SmartHub

Details: The perfect slower cooker and stovetop for all the moms. You can make everything from baby food to booze! The SmartHub can be found online at Oliso.com and at select William Sonoma stores.

www.thezencube.com

Stylish. Smart. Stimulating.
Zencube is a stylish update to traditional Himalayan salt lamps, with beautiful, chic design and its compact size is perfect for any space, including office and apartment areas.

Zencube is the first and only Himalayan Salt Lamp that has combined traditional salt lamps functionality with modern, contemporary design and the latest smart technology. Change the color to reflect your room or mood.

Zencube brings all the rich benefits of the outdoors to your home. The lamp’s natural salt is heated by an energy-efficient LED bulb to send negative ions into the air to balance the bombardment of positive ions that we are exposed to every day.

 

Dollie Jewellery

Their mother’s day bracelet featuring MOM spelt out ob block beads is a great gift, paired with a love charm to show how much she means to you!

 

Like Mother, Like Daughter: 5 Bonding Fitness Breaks for Mother’s Day

The mother-daughter bond can be strengthened through exercise; a bond so powerful it affects a woman’s health, self-esteem and all her other relationships. With this in mind, Health and Fitness Travel, the leading experts in tailor-made wellness holidays worldwide, shine the spotlight on their top 5 mother-daughter fitness breaks, which make for the perfect Mother’s Day gift. From high intensity training in Herefordshire to Nordic walking in Tenerife, strengthen your body and your bond on these female-friendly fitness breaks.

UK: Target Fitness Ladies Retreat

Exclusively for women, this is a long weekend of fitness, relaxation and rejuvenation perfect for mums and daughters wanting to get fit and have fun. Set on the border with Wales, the remote countryside location provides a tranquil, healthy escape that’s close to home. The 3-day training programme includes Yoga and Pilates, abdominal toning, boxing, HIIT training sessions, circuit fitness classes and hiking. This is combined with a complimentary therapy treatment and access to wellness facilities, where mums and daughters can relax together after all their hard work.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 3 nights at Target Fitness Retreats from £775pp. Price includes accommodation and full board.

Spain: Marbella Club Fusion Fitness

Enjoy a healthy escape in the Marbella sunshine which will give mum a complete mind and body makeover. Whether she is a yoga guru, spa worshipper or embraces the great outdoors, strive for success and reach your wellness goals as you both enjoy a personalised blend of private workouts, holistic activities and spa treatments. Mums and daughters can choose from a wide selection of exhilarating activities whilst making the most of the stunning beach and mountain surroundings, including hiking, swimming and cycling for a Mother’s Day break of complete restoration.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 4 nights at Marbella Club Fusion Fitness from £1,280pp. Price includes accommodation, daily breakfast, flight and transfers.

Tenerife: Oceano Fusion Fitness

Escape with mum to a tranquil corner of Tenerife and be truly immersed in the natural healing properties of nature. Mums and daughters can achieve their health and fitness goals with a tailored wellness programme, from functional training and Nordic walking to Pilates, tennis lessons and TRX suspension training. Unwind afterwards with a yoga class or meditation lesson, with beautiful views of the ocean to calm the mind and enjoy each other’s company. Indulge with a selection of treatments including deep tissue massages, facials, Shiatsu and Osteopathy so you both return home feeling fully rejuvenated.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 4 nights at Oceano Fusion Fitness from £1,050pp. Price includes accommodation, daily breakfast, return flights and transfers.

Greece: Divani Apollon Fusion Fitness

Mums and daughters can boost their well-being on this exclusive fitness break designed to improve cardio, strength and balance between the body and mind. Active mums can tailor-make their stay from a choice of private activities and spa treatments, from triathlon training and beach circuits, to Pilates and meditation. Feel like Greek goddesses with an array of reviving spa treatments in an idyllic location, nestled in the picturesque Athenian Riveria with stunning sea views. Treat mum to a therapeutic Thalasso treatment utilising seawater and enjoy an entire body stretch with Thai massage.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Divani Apollon Fusion Fitness from £1,070pp. Price includes accommodation, daily breakfast, return flights and transfers.

Portugal: Six Senses Douro Valley Fusion Fitness

Set in a beautifully restored manor house amongst acres of rolling hills and vineyards, enjoy the perfect mother-daughter bonding getaway. Surprise your mum this Mother’s Day with a complete wellness boost and choose from a variety of mind-boosting activities from yoga and meditation to forest walks and boot camps. Nourish yourselves with a variety of massages and body treatments to soothe tired muscles. Mums will love the pop-up restaurant in the woods, with tables tucked away in the forest and a secret menu, a magical way to celebrate Mother’s Day.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 5 nights at Six Senses Douro Valley Fusion Fitness from £1,160pp. Price includes accommodation, daily breakfast, return flights and transfers.

For advice, guidance and booking visit www.healthandfitnesstravel.com or call 0203 397 8891

Original Gift for Mothers Day – Kitchen, Serving & ither utensils that are hand decorated with floral polymer clay!

A combination of stainless still or white ceramics with whimsical flower patterns handmade from Polymer Clay, get the cake cutters, ice cream scoops and spoon rests to add color to your everyday moments.
Each flower is a slice of a cane I carefully design and create by 3D manipulation of the clay.

www.rachels-polycolor.com

Rachel Asheri-Cezana
972-54-4676619

Visit OnLine shop for the best handmade gifts:
www.rachels-polycolor.com

FOREST MAKES MOTHERS DAY A PLEASURE TO BE IN THE GARDEN

Whether your mum is looking for somewhere stylish to plant her prize flowers, a greenhouse for fruit and vegetables or a compact home for outdoor boots, Forest Garden has the perfect Mother’s Day gift within its new range of wooden garden products.

If your mum enjoys growing her own fruit and vegetables, the Victorian Tall Wall Greenhouse is ideal for accommodating plants, especially in gardens where space is at a premium. It features two heights of shelving that can be adjusted for tall plants, two independently opening doors and opening vents suitable for use with auto vents. The timber is pressure treated, which offers a 15-year anti-rot guarantee, but it can also be painted to compliment or contrast with any garden colour scheme.

Another innovation from Forest Garden is the outdoor Boot Store with racking to hold the family’s dirty wellies and boots. This will keep mum happy by putting an end to dirt getting in to the kitchen and on to the carpet!

For mums that love patio plants there are four different Linear Planters that will give a contemporary and stylish touch to any garden.

Forest’s Large Overlap Cold Frame, with its two independently opening lids with props, offers mum a compact and easy-to-maintain way of looking after plants.

Alternatively, a Bamburgh Planter Table is a high-level planter. Its added height makes it easier to attend to plants without the need to bend down for prolonged periods of time.

Forest Garden use only FSC approved timber and the new products set enviable standards in design, creativity and durability to stand the test of time. To ensure that the products remain looking pristine and will last, they are professionally treated and have appropriate anti-rot guarantees.

The Victorian Tall Wall Greenhouse retails at £369.99. The four new Linear planters start at £59.99 and the Boot Store retails at £189.99. The Large Overlap Cold Frame retails at £64.99 and the Bamburgh Planter Table at £129.99.

Products are available nationwide from high street multiples and garden centres.

http://www.forestgarden.co.uk/

Andis – the leading manufacturer of handheld tools to trim, cut, straighten and dry hair!

ProDry Elite Blow Dyer ($115.00)
Best for: styling and blowouts – the tourmaline technology in this blow dryer quickly seals the cuticle layer and eliminates frizz for smooth and silky hair mom is sure to love.
*available in green or purple