Local gifts your mum will love - blog

Mother's Day provides the perfect opportunity to show your mum how much she means to you. But how can you properly say "thank you" to the person who has loved and supported you your entire life?

At a time when you can't treat your mum to a meal out or a spa day, finding that perfect way to say thank you is even harder.

The good news is even though all non-essential retail is closed at the moment, you can still shop locally for some heartfelt gifts by using click and collect and delivery options. You won't only be showing your mum some love but your local traders too.

Here are some ideas and options.

Afternoon tea

Bring the eating out experience home with JellyPickleJam's traditional afternoon tea. This consists of a choice of tasty sandwiches, crumpets, mini cakes and scones. All you need is your quirky tablecloth and fine bone china!

JellyPickleJam also sells boxes of Belgian chocolates. Flavours include Baileys, coffee cupcake, gin and tonic, and many more. Place your order online.

Fancy afternoon tea with a twist? Evesham-based café Delicious have done a Mediterranean take on afternoon tea with their thyme and parmesan scones and brie and onion marmalade bruschetta. They will also be serving up their signature sausage rolls and a lemon meringue roulade. You can also add roses and a bottle of wine if you wish. To read the full menu, visit their Facebook page.

Did you know Delicious is a Good Food 2021 winner? 

JellyPickleJam's afternoon tea

Perfume

Scents On The Green is one of a few small, independent, luxury fragrance stores in the UK, proudly located in Broadway. They offer a range of wonderful fragrance collections and stock brands such as Cartier, Atkinsons, Acqua Di Parma, La Perla, and Ormonde Jayne and London. For Mother's Day they've sourced beautiful gift sets from their Acqua Di Parma range, including Peonia Nobile, Eau De Parfum (photographed below).


Scents on The Green gift box

This is an elegant scent inspired by the most beautiful of flowers, the peony. The fragrance is made up of a blend of raspberries, peonies and a velvety amber. Peonies are often associated with love, making this a great gift for Mother's Day.

Costing £135, this gift set contains 100ml of perfume and a complimentary 75ml bath & shower gel and body lotion - perfect for a little bit of indulgence!

To place an order, call Scents On The Green on 01386 852191 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Flowers

You can't go wrong with flowers, especially when they're from award-winning Bluebells Florist in Droitwich. They can deliver a beautiful variety of bouquets made up of roses, tulips and deliciosa. Bouquets start at £30. See their Mother's Day selection.

Bluebells Florist' bouquet

Spa day at home

After last year your mum most definitely deserves some pampering, so why not gift her a hamper full of self-care luxuries so she can have her very own spa day at home? Future Primitive Soap Co's bath salts and hand-made soap, paired with Inspire by Rachel Beauty Clinic's aromatherapy-based spa packs and Tonic's nail polish would make the perfect gift box. You could even add a candle from Persora of Pershore to create a relaxing atmosphere.


Of course, these are just a few things that our local shops and cafes have to offer. To see a list of businesses that offer click and collect or deliveries, visit our Keep It Local webpage

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