On Sunday 27th March, it’s Mother’s Day so here at moneymagpie we wanted to share with you 10 ideas for mother’s day to make it extra special. We’ve covered everything from afternoon teas to painting pots – so read on for 10 ideas for mother’s day.
- Breakfast in Bed
- At home pamper day
- Picnic in the Park
- Take a family hike
- Have a Games Night
- Make her a paper bouquet
- Paint a Pot
- Have an afternoon tea
- See a Musical
- Make her a hamper
Breakfast in bed is a classic mother’s day idea. What’s more luxurious than coffee and croissants whilst wrapped up in your quilt? Maybe add a cheeky mimosa for even more luxury. It doesn’t have to be an elaborate 3-course breakfast extravaganza, even just scrambled eggs of toast would be a treat.
With nice weather forecast, this weekend why not pack up a picnic and head out to your local park. The joy of picnics is that you can make them as complex or simple as you like. You could just pack up a few cheese sandwiches and packets of crisps or go all out and make sausage rolls, buns and more.
what’s better than wandering around the great outdoors on a Sunday afternoon? You can look for local hiking trails online, you could even just wander around a local park. It’s a great free activity that gets you out of the house for a few hours of the day.
Talking of free options why not hunt down those old board games and spend the evening playing. Maybe not monopoly though, you don’t want to cause a family argument on mothers day.
Flowers can be expensive especially when they have such a short life span so why not craft your mum some paper flowers. There are loads of step by step tutorials online for any and all skills levels.
Paint a pot is a great way to spend time together whilst creating a unique gift. Many towns now have paint a pot places but if not, you could purchase some cheap pottery and paints online and do it at home.
If you’re a foodie, you’ve probably had your fair share of afternoon teas. You could book yourself a day out for an afternoon tea and put on your posh frocks. Or you could DIY it at home, make some mini cream cheese and cucumber sandwiches, pick up a few fruit scones and a Victoria sponge cake and you’re good to go
If you’re in London around Mother’s Day, why not head to the theatre. Check out this article on how to get cheap theatre tickets to over 40 top London shows.
If you’re looking for a last-minute present idea, why not make your mum a hamper. You can fill it with anything and everything she likes. From chocolate to stationary and maybe a good book. It is sure to put a smile on her face.