Cool gifts that will surprise & delight this Mothers Day, and beyond.
While Lifefyle is mostly about helping busy mums to simplify life and reduce their mental load, we’re also about recognising how tirelessly mums work to keep life on track and celebrating how awesome they are. With Mothers Day just around the corner we think it’s the perfect time to treat the Mama in your life to a little something special.
Given that we think Lifefyle is a pretty cool subscription offering that makes life easier for mums and because we see it as our job to help you with life admin (and let’s face it – searching for unique gift ideas definitely fits into the ‘unfun but necessary’ category), we’ve trawled the net to find some other pretty awesome subscription offerings that we are lusting after and think would be very much appreciated by most Mum’s out there.
Here’s our list of our favourite Mothers Day subscription gifts that we’ve found. Enjoy!
For those that enjoy a good tipple:
Craft Gin Club; If your Mum is gin lover then this is the subscription for them. A surprise box arrives with a full size bottle of craft, fine, small-batch gin, mixers and foodie treats that can be paired with the gin. We’ve never had one of their gins that hasn’t been absolutely delicious. Choose from a one-off treat to monthly boxes. From £49.99 www.craftginclub.co.uk
For chocolate connoisseurs:
Melt; Self-dubbed “London’s most luxurious chocolate club”, just looking at the offerings on their site made our mouths water and our tummies rumble. You can select from 3 different options for their monthly subscription membership. We think any mother would be happy to receive this through their letterbox each month. From £19.99 www.meltchocolates.com
Bookishly; For mum’s who like to relax with a good book and a cuppa, Bookishly offer a wonderful variety of book subscription offerings including their Tea & Vintage Book Club or Coffee & Vintage Book Club gift subscriptions, which include a vintage page turner, and a new box of tea or ground coffee! From £27.00 www.bookishly.co.uk
For Stationary Fiends:
Papergang; If your Mum loves beautiful stationary – from notebooks to pens to folders or notecards then this is the option for them. Papergang works with artists and designers each month to create a unique box of beautiful stationary treats. Plus, for every 4 boxes they sell they plant a tree too, so you’ll be helping to support a more sustainable planet! From £10.95 www.papergang.ohhdeer.com
For Those Who Like to Entertain at home:
If I knew you were coming; We LOVE this idea. Each month a new baking box arrives with a new recipe card and all of the dry ingredients to bake quick and delicious treats. So, when an unexpected guest knocks at the door, your Mum can whip up a flawlessly scrumptious offering in minutes, and wow her guests with her domestic goddessness! From £21.99 for 3 months. www.ifiknewyouwerecoming.co.uk
For Cheese ‘o’ holics:
Pong; Cheese magnificence through your door each month! YES PLEASE! Treat the Mama in your life to a superb monthly box of hand-picked seasonal and indulgent cheeses from around the world. With approximately 4 different cheeses to try each time she’ll be in a happy cheese heaven! From £22. www.pongcheese.co.uk
For beauty babes:
Little known box; A beauty subscription that sends beautiful boxes filled with little known, ethical and emerging beauty brand products. Featuring skin care items, make-up, hair & body care, nail care & lifestyle products, each month there are 5-6 new products to try. Pamper perfection! From £14.95. www.littleknownbox.com
For those in need of a little bit of ‘me’ time:
MamaMe; Such a lovely way to remind mums that even in their busy, hectic lives they deserve to take a little 'me time' out. The MamaMe boxes include options such as ‘You are Lovely’ or ‘Mum to Be’ which include 5 treats that are carefully curated to help your Mama take care of herself. From £25. www.mamamebox.co.uk
For stunning stems:
Freddies Flowers; There are so many flower options available these days, but we've completely fallen in love with this company. The flowers come direct from the grower, so they last much longer than you'd normally find. And because they cut and pack to order, there's no wastage. The flowers are stunning and their scent and beauty will perk up any mood and brighten up the home. From £24. www.freddiesflowers.com
For self-care and mindfulness seekers:
The Box of; Designed to create a sense of calm and support mindfulness and self-care, these scandi-style boxes are there to help you boost your mood. Choose from box options such as Peace, Brave, Calm or Mindfulness to suit your Mum’s head space and let her delight in her happy space. From £25 a month. www.theboxof.co.uk
It goes without saying (but we like to spell it out) that with Lifefyle on their side, Mum’s might just get a little time to put their feet up and enjoy these wonders without feeling guilty. So, if they haven't already, give them a nudge to visit www.lifefyle.com to sign up today. It’s free! To learn more about Lifefyle, click here.