6 Easy to order Mother’s Day gift ideas

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Easy online ordering for Mother’s Day Gifting

Get ready for Mother’s Day with some suggestions from our searches.

Floral gifts with a twist

Drfitwood Designs_Daffodil jug

If you want something longer-lasting and different to the usual bunch of blooms, why not have a look at the flower designs available from Driftwood Designs?

The Driftwood Designs offering of beautiful objects was born from Lizzie Spikes’ passion for creating colourful illustrations that can be translated to homewares, cards, prints and more.  Her fine art designs cover numerous themes, including many designs incorporating flowers.

Website: https://driftwooddesigns.co.uk/

Gin Experience in Edinburgh

eden mill love gin experience

The Eden Mill Experience offers three uniquely delicious cocktails and a journey through Eden Mill’s best-selling fruity & floral Love Gin and there is a new online offer with ‘itison’.

Enjoy The Eden Mill Experience this Mother’s Day with the brand-new drinks venue announcing a special partnership with itison with deals from just £21.

Eden Mill’s delectably fruity and subtly floral pink Love Gin is available in the ‘Share The Love Gin’ session. During the experience, gin enthusiasts will hear the story of how Love Gin was born and the flavoursome botanicals used to make it.  Guests are whisked through a dreamy experience with three uniquely delicious cocktails, one of which they will learn to mix themselves.

The Eden Mill Experience is located in the Heads & Tales Gin Bar at 1A, Rutland Place, EH1 2AD in the heart of Edinburgh’s West End. Offering immersive whisky & gin experiences, bookings are available now via the Eden Mill website and itison.


Outdoor new mum

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Grow Wild Outdoorwear is a range of outdoor clothing and accessories specifically designed for pregnancy and early motherhood. The range was created by Clare Winton, who always loved outdoor activities and wild places. When she became pregnant, she found it impossible to find quality clothes that could keep up with both her pregnancy and her love of the outdoors.

Website: https://www.growwildoutdoorwear.com

Afternoon tea at The Randolph Hotel

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Afternoon tea at The Randolph Hotel by Graduate Hotels in Oxford. Served in The Drawing Room or at The Alice restaurant, the menu includes a selection of savoury options alongside scones and sweets, accompanied by music from a live pianist at weekends.

Choose from a variety of teas or add a glass of Champagne to your meal for a little extra sparkle. Especially for Mother’s Day, on Sunday 10th March all mothers will receive a complimentary upgrade to a sparkling afternoon tea.

Mums can also relax and rejuvenate at the hotel’s Wellness Centre, offering a range of nurturing spa treatments and a relaxing Thermal Suite with hot tub, saunas, steam room and sensation showers.

Both Spa Package, or Gift Vouchers are available so you can give the gift of relaxation.


Tackle that phobia

Face your Fears book FC

The new book from Harley Street phobia specialist Christopher Paul Jones.

Having overcome debilitating phobias himself, Christopher started on the path to becoming a therapist and coach, so he could do for others what he had done for himself. He now has over 20 years experience and, with the launch of this book, readers can gain the benefit of his knowledge to overcome their own fears.

‘Face Your Fears: 7 Steps to Conquering Phobias & Anxiety’ is a practical guide to taking control of your mental wellbeing and treating common phobias, including (but not limited to) fears of flying, spiders, public speaking and heights, as well as claustrophobia, agoraphobia and anxiety.

Website: https://christopherpauljones.com/product/face-your-fears-book/

Sort out those aches and pains

Consultation, Foot Scan

Christophe Champs is a consultant in Biomechanics and works with clients at PODO Clinic and Workshop to help correct postural and biomechanical issues that are causing pain or putting them at risk of injury. A voucher for a consultation with Christophe will mean your mum will be tested in both the moving gait and the still posture. Christophe can then correct misalignment and asymmetry by creating custom-made orthotics to suit her exact needs.

Price: £369 including footwear, biomechanical and postural assessments, gait analysis, one pair of orthotics custom moulded and any further check-ups.

Website: https://www.podo.london/




I am Emma and with my husband Mark write Foodie Explorers, which is a food and travel website.

I am a member of the Guild of Food Writers and British Guild of Travel Writers.

We have a wide range of judging experience covering products, hotels and have judged, for example, for Great Taste Awards and Scottish Baker of the Year.

Along the way Mark gained WSET Level 2 in Wine and I have WSET Level 2 in Spirits as well as picking up an award with The Scotsman Food and Drink Awards.    

Usually I can be found sleeping beside a cat.

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