March is fast upon us, and this month gives us two good excuses to celebrate our beloved mothers and all the strong women that inspire us! International women’s day on March 8th will be followed by Mother’s day on March 11th.
These brilliant women deserve to be celebrated every day of the year but how often do we actually take a moment to remind them how loved and appreciated they are? So how about we step into this spring by giving some love to those who matter most?
Oh and let’s be honest here! As much as we love our mothers, this is one of those days nobody really remembers until the week before. This year we thought we would help you get prepared early so you can avoid the last-minute panic shopping, or settling for a box of chocolates and a bunch of flowers.
We know what you are thinking and you are absolutely right, coming up with something exciting every year is tough! That’s why your friends at Maravilo decided to put together some brilliant ideas on how to make this Mother’s Day special.
This Mothers day, step up the gestures, and follow our guide on how to treat her to a special day she deserves. You owe it to her!
1. Afternoon tea
Nothing beats a cuppa and slice of cake, so why not treat your mum to a traditional afternoon tea in London. Share a mouth-watering selection of delightful teas, scrumptious finger sandwiches, and an exquisite array of crumbly British biscuits and cakes. Here is your shortcut to yummiest afternoon tea places in town!
Browns hotel - a traditional and historic way to spend Mother’s day.
The Wallace restaurant - spend your Sunday in a beautiful courtyard of a museum with the very best French-style cuisine. To top this fancy afternoon, you can even indulge in the beautiful art of the Wallace Collection!
The Connaught- treat yourselves in one of London’s classiest traditional country houses with a touch of theatre.
2. Baking together
It’s not about the amount of money you spend it’s about the thought that went in to it, so if mum has a sweet tooth, simply baking a delicious cake together is a great way to show her how much you care. In case you are already dreading baking, here is our pick of EASY recipes that will make a tasty treat for the whole family. Don’t you worry, your mummy will be by your side!
The best fudge brownies ever - If your mum is chocolate mad, she won't be able to resist these super chocolatey brownies.
Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies- Keep Mum sweet with these gooey chocolate cookies.
Classic Victoria sponge cake - Keep it traditional with a yummy Victoria sponge.
3. Museum day
Add a splash of culture to this Mother’s day and enjoy a day out exploring some of London’s best art exhibitions. Browse this ultimate museum and gallery guide to find something your mum will be proud to boast about later!
4. If the sun shines upon us on that awaited Sunday
What is better than a bunch of flowers? Taking a stroll surrounded by thousands of flowers at Kew Gardens’ Orchid Festival.
5. Theatre date
Once you’ve done a bit of shopping with Mum around the West End, what better way to surprise her than taking her to the theatre to enjoy an evening of top quality entertainment?
Mamma-mia - timeless and always a good time
The Ferryman -one of the most sought-after shows in town and something a little more stimulating,
If you have something else in mind, here is a list of shows running in London this March.
6. Spoil her!
To put a cherry on top of a wonderful day spent with the most amazing women in your life, treat her to a piece of unique jewellery as a lasting memory of the day you’ve had together, a gift to remind her that you love her today and every single day of the year. Here are a few pieces of designer jewellery we think she’ll cherish forever.
If you still haven't found that perfect Mother's day gift you're looking for, then follow this link to browse the rest of our designer pieces.