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Mothers day is all about expressing love and gratitude for any motherly figure in your life, whether it be an aunt, a grandmother, a sibling or any woman who has inspired you throughout your life. Want to spoil your mum this mother’s day but need some inspiration? We have you covered here at My City Life whether your mum is adventurous, a foodie, a fashionista or anything in between.
For Athletic Mums
Fitbit Charge 2 | Price: $149
If your mum is adventurous and loves to exercise she’ll love this Fitbit Charge 2 watch. Sleek and subtle, allowing her to track heart rate, cardio fitness level and sleep.
Winery Tour | Price: $76
Spoil mum with a fun activity for you both to share, Redballoon are offering a winery tour and tasting at Sirromet Winery followed by a delicious cellar door lunch. You will have the chance to explore one of Queensland’s top wineries, and the beautiful scenery of Moreton Bay.
Primped and Pampered Mums
Endota Spa | Price: $120+
Endota Spa, with over 6 locations across Brisbane have plenty of treatment packages combining skincare and massage to leave mum relaxed and feeling brand new. Stressed mum’s will be grateful for this one!
Kikki K Diary | Price: $39.95
Has your mother gotten to May and realized 2018 has been her busiest year yet? You’ll have her covered with this gorgeous leather bonded Kikki K 2018/19 Planner. With yearly, monthly and weekly page views she’ll be able to organise her life with ease.
Cork and Chroma | Price: $45 - $60
Does mum love to get crafty and relax at the same time? It may be a great idea to book her in for a great night out at Cork and Chroma. A casual art studio that teaches the fundamentals of painting while sipping on some delicious wine, and best of all you get to take home your masterpiece after the session.
Si Perfume | Price: $139
Treat mum to a brand new fragrance to have her feeling confident and smelling lovely. Si by Giorgio Armani is a mixture of chic, sultry and soft at the same time.
For Mothers in Dire Need of Relaxation
Candle | Price: $46.95
Queensland’s very own Glasshouse Fragrances has released a brand new scent for mother’s day called Casablanca. The fragrance hints of juicy blackberry, sensual musk and bergamot. Pair with a bubble bath, some calming music and perhaps a glass of wine - your mum is set to have a relaxing night in.
Perfect for Breakfast in Bed
Peter Alexander Gown | Price: $79.96
With the cold season’s well and truly on its way, your mum will love this gorgeous check fleece gown from Peter Alexander. There is even an option to personalise this lovely gift with your mother’s name, initial’s or a personal message.
The Lost Flowers of Alive Hart | Price: $20.99
Why not spoil mum with a brand new novel to devour? A top pick for 2018 is “The Lost Flowers of Alive Hart” by Holly Ringland. This novel is said to be an enchanting, deeply moving about strength and love.
Cooking Class | Price: $108
Does your mum have an addiction to show’s like Masterchef and My Kitchen Rules? She’ll love this Rustic Italian Cooking class. This class will teach her the tips and tricks to making the perfect pasta dough, delicious ravioli filling, burnt butter with sage and more!
Coffee Loving Mums
Nespresso Coffee Machine | Price: $299
Bring the café vibe to your mother’s house with a Nespresso DeLonghi Lattissima coffee machine, perfect for milk based coffees.
Personalise Baking Set | Price: $95.41
Hard to find have a gorgeous personalised baking set including an apron with a personalised message as well as engraved baking utensils.