27 Apr Chronicle Counsel: Mother’s Day 2020
This Mother’s Day will be hard for so many of us. Unable to give our Mums a hug, or to see her face as she opens a gift or a card.
If you’re struggling with ideas for your Mum this Mother’s Day, we’ve got you covered with our gift guide. We’ve worked hard to include as many Central Coast-based businesses as possible and have gift options from $8.00 upwards. So whatever mum’s into and whatever your budget, we hope you’ll find a solution here!
For the Foodie Mum
Herbie’s Spices One Pot Wonder Spice Kit
From Herbie’s Spices – A Central Coast-based business
Sometimes we find ourselves without a pantry full of fresh vegetables, or without the inclination to use several pots and pans to put a meal together. These One-Pot Wonders will save the day, and will become Mum’s new favourites in her repertoire!
One-Pot Wonders Spice Kit contains four spice blends;
- Tagine Spice Blend
- Tunisian Spice Blend
- Italian Herbs
- Curry Mix with Whole Seeds
With 7 delicious recipes to make;
- Lamb Tagine with Dried Fruits
- Moroccan Lamb Sausage Rolls
- Cheesy Potato Casserole
- Chicken Casserole
- Spicy Pumpkin and Kumera Soup
- Quick Curried Lentils
- Mediterranean Bolognese
Plus extra recipes on the back of each pack
RRP $25.00 | Click here to purchase
Echinacea, rosehip, yarrow, cinnamon, calendula flowers, orange peel and alfalfa.
RRP $15.50 for 100g | Click here to purchase
CLINQ Copper Stemless Champagne Flutes
Unique gifts for special occasions are hard to find – we know, we’ve looked. CLINQ’s copper champagne flutes make perfect keepsake gifts that give the blend of luxury and practicality you’ve been looking for. Imagine sipping bubbles from these chic flutes; they’re a gift to be treasured and we promise they’ll add sparkle to every celebration.
RRP $59.95 | Click here to purchase
Little Love Cookies Pack
From Little Love Cookies – a Central Coast-based business
Mothers Day Gift Boxes
Spoil your amazing mama this Mother’s Day with one of their beautiful cookie boxes. Each pack comes in a specially wrapped Mother’s Day box.
RRP: Box of 4 – $18 | Box of 6 – $24
For the Eco-Conscious Mum
Sheridan reTHREAD Apron
Continuing their commitment to sustainability, the reTHREAD Apron from Sheridan is crafted from recycled cotton and recycled polyester fibres. Similar colours are grouped together at the fabric collection phase to ensure minimal dye use. The reTHREAD Apron is soft, durable and a must-have for the conscious cook.
RRP $39.99 | Click here to purchase
Aussie Bread Bags
From Aussie Bread Bags – a Central Coast-based business
For the Mum that deserves to indulge in some self-care
From Eunoia Acupuncture – a Central Coast-based business
Handmade in Australia by the talented Wheatbags Love, made of 100% natural cotton and organic wheat and lavender.
The Waratah wheatbag is super versatile as you can warm it in the microwave for a soothing heat pack or keep it in the freezer for the perfect cold pack. The youthful lavender scent within this wheatpack helps further dissipate any tension and can aid with sleep.
- Free gift box included
- Size: 44cm x 13cm
- Please note print will vary from what’s pictured depending on how the fabric is cut.
NOTE: Stay tuned to our blog for a review of the Rosehip Oil #kindlygifted #gifted
A Giftbox that gives back
From The Big Hug Box
A gift box for absolutely every Mum this Mother’s Day that will make sure she gets the biggest hug whilst supporting vital cancer research with free shipping to anywhere in Australia.
The Big Hug Box team knows that this Mothers Day there will be many Mums who will also be facing the challenges of a cancer diagnosis. The Big Hug Box is proud to donate 100% of its proceeds to their chosen beneficiary, Cure Cancer, who support our youngest and brightest cancer researchers.
Included in their gift box is:
Stunning Sterling Silver Bracelet with Hand Stamped “Mum” or their Signature “Big Hugs” – This absolutely beautiful keepsake is the perfect way to let Mum know that you are always with her. Each piece is unique and made of the absolute highest quality silver by Australian Small Business Mikah Hand Stamped Jewellery
Handmade Polished Concrete Trinket Bowl in Blush from Rough Idea Designs- The perfect way to help keep Mum’s most precious jewellery altogether is in this absolutely stunning trinket bowl.
100% Organic Bamboo Pillowcase from Ecosa Sleep- Let mum sleep on the softness of a 100% Bamboo Pillowcase this Mothers Day. Once you sleep on this gorgeous pillowcase once, we guarantee you will not go back!
Citrus and Peppermint Lip Balm – made locally in Newcastle by Little Blue Wren. It’s a blend of Citrus and Peppermint has been made with the highest quality “Young Living” Oils
Natural Deodorant from No Pong
50 gm Limited “Comfort” Blend by Mae Laine – A relaxing blend of Himalayan Salts, Epsom Salts, Essential Lavender oil and Botanical Lavender Buds. This blend is sure to help calm and relax the body.
Inspirational Quote Card – Words have the ability to uplift the spirits of any person whose eyes fall upon them.
“You’re My Rock” Rose Quartz Gemstone from The Rox Box
Extra Large Pack of Ginger Biscuits from I Love Oma
Please note: To time the arrival of your gift box with Mothers Day, all boxes purchased will be shipped on Monday 27th March. Orders taken after this date can not be guaranteed to arrive by Mothers Day 10th May 2020.
RRP $125 | Click here to purchase
Nue Bar artisan shampoo, conditioner, face and body bars
From Nue Bar
If the name Nue Bar sounds familiar, you may have seen them at your local market; they are a small Sydney based company that hand-makes beautiful, plastic packaging free, solid hair and body products. Their range includes shampoo bars, conditioner bars, face wash, hand/body wash, exfoliant bars and even a body moisturiser bar. They are Naturopathically formulated pH balanced, vegan, cruelty and palm oil-free.
Two NueBar shampoo bars (Normal and Dry/Damaged) and the Dry/Mature Face Wash Bar were recent recipients of international accolades. The shampoo bars were runners up in the “Best Zero-Waste Product” category and the Face Wash got an “Editor’s Choice Award” in The Beauty Shortlist Awards 2020.
For Mother’s Day NueBar have created some wonderful gift bundles that include 3 bars and a bamboo drainer all contained in a lovely gift sleeve for a gorgeous, luxurious and eco-friendly gift
RRP $66.51 | Click here to purchase
BIOLOGI BL NOURISH LIP SERUM – Made from 100% Finger Lime
From Biologi Skincare
Biologi BL Nourish Lip Serum is designed for the perfect pout. The potent serum containing the 100% active, organic and undiluted ingredient offers a powerhouse of antioxidants and phytonutrients known for their positive effects on the skin. It’s a great overnight treatment to get lips into their ultimate state, or used as a daily treatment when lips feel dry.
RRP $79.95 | Click here to purchase
RRP $60 | Click here to purchase
For the Mum that deserves a night off from cooking
If you’re looking for somewhere for take-away food for breakfast, brunch or dinner we suggest scrolling our list of restaurants and cafes