Tuesday, 10 March 2015
Ten ways to spoil mum without breaking the bank on Mother's Day
Mums deserved to be spoilt this Mother' Day but this doesn't mean you have to spend loads of money doing it.
A homemade present, cooking a slap up dinner and planning a family day out are just three of the ways to make Mother's Day extra special, without breaking the bank.
The money saving team at PromotionalCodes.org.uk have ten tips for treating your mum to an amazing day on a budget.
Here are ten ways to spoil mum without breaking the bank on Mother's Day:
1. Homemade gift and card
Why not make mum a gift – the thought and effort you put into it is worth so much more. Trying painting a mug, drawing a picture or customising a plant pot. These are gifts mum will treasure.
2. Cook a slap up meal
Instead of forking out for an expensive lunch or dinner, which could set you back anything from £50 to £150, cook up a delicious three-course meal at home. A light starter, delicious main course and a chocolatey dessert will go down a treat.
Create your mum a little book of IOU's which she can cash in at any time. There could be an IOU for a girly day shopping, a movie night or afternoon tea.
4. A family day out
Mother's Day is about spending time with the people you love, so why not pack up a picnic and have a family day out. Head for the nearest beach, woods or your favourite outdoor spot, wrap up warm and enjoy the great outdoors.
5. Shop with voucher codes
If you are planning to treat mum to something extra special, then check to see if there are any discount codes to get a few pounds off. Always worth checking if you're going to be buying flowers or chocolate.
6. Hunt down vintage
Check out the local charity shops and car boot sales to see if you can find mum something vintage. Give yourself plenty of time to look and you're bound to find something perfect.
7. A spa day at home
Treat mum to a manicure and pedicure, do her hair and create a gorgeous face mask for the perfect pamper session at home. It's great for mother daughter bonding and mum will feel amazing when you've finished.
8. Club together with siblings
If you have brothers and sisters, club together and buy something between you. Chances are you'll spend less each than if you were buying separately and mum will get a great gift.
9. Bake a cake
Who doesn't love a yummy chocolate cake, a traditional Victoria sponge, or a refreshing lemon drizzle? Head to the kitchen and make mum a delicious cake. Serve up with a pot of tea in the best china. Just perfect.
10. Let mum have a lie in
All mums, especially new mums, love a couple of extra hours in bed so let your mum do just that. Tiptoe around first thing so you don't wake her and when she is awake, take up breakfast in bed that you can enjoy together.