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Best Mother’s Day Gift Ideas 2021

We reveal the 10 best Mother's Day gift ideas in Australia. If you're in need of some inspiration then read on and spoil your Mum this Mother's Day.

It will soon be Mother’s Day, so you will no doubt be looking for something lovely to buy Mum. It is her special day so you will want to get her something appropriate that she will remember. To assist, we have put together our top 10 best Mother’s Day gift ideas. 

However, before you decide what you would like to buy your mum for Mother’s Day, you might like to know how much you can afford to spend on her. In this respect, you may find our Just Budget Planner helpful. It doesn’t take long to complete and will hopefully give you peace of mind about how much you can afford.

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1. Champagne and Chocolates

If your mum enjoys a drink and has a sweet tooth then how about a Champagne Hamper. This includes a bottle of Moet & Chandon Champagne and chocolates that are beautifully presented in a small hamper. This sounds like the perfect gift to celebrate Mother’s Day.

2. Luxury Soft Bathrobe – one of the best Mother’s Day gift ideas

Having relaxed in a bath, your mother would love to wrap herself in a luxurious soft bathrobe. It is something that she can spend the evening relaxing in whilst watching the television enjoying a glass of wine.

3. Pearl Necklace

A beautiful, yet inexpensive gift. Your mum will no doubt love to dress up for Mother’s Day and some of these Pearl Necklaces on Etsy are perfect for the occasion. As you will discover, pearl necklaces vary hugely in price so hopefully, you will find one within your budget. This is possibly one of the best Mother’s Day gift ideas, particularly since it can be personalised!

4. Willow Tree Figurine

If your mum likes to display ornaments around the home then what about a very special Willow Tree figurine. To make it more personal, you could buy her a Willow Tree Mother and Daughter figurine or a Willow Tree Mother and son figurine.  This is a gift that she will treasure forever and whenever she looks at it she will think of you.

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5. Body Lotion

Ladies love to pamper themselves and your mum will be no different. So, why not get body lotion that she can use on a daily basis. There are so many brands of body lotion with a huge price variance, so you should be able to find one that is perfect for your budget.

6. Perfume – one of the best Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Your mum will like to smell lovely so why not invest in a bottle of her favourite perfume. As you will discover, there are a large number of brands of perfume to choose from. Depending upon how much you have to spend, you might like to go more up-market and treat Mum to a fragrance, such as Viktor Rolf Flowerbomb. Alternatively, you may be surprised to hear that Zara has a fantastic range of perfumes at super affordable prices. Check them out!

Perhaps better still, why not discretely check what perfume your mum uses and buy her a bottle of that.


7. RedBalloon Gift Experience

Possibly one of the best Mother’s Day gift ideas for your mum is a RedBalloon gift experience. There are so many experiences that you will be spoilt for choice. You are almost certainly going to be able to find an experience that you know your mum will enjoy. There are even experiences that you can do together and that is something she will really appreciate.

For instance, why not take your mum for an exhilarating trip in a Hot Air Balloon in the Hunter Valley, a Spanish Cooking Master Class, a Luxury Chauffeured Wine Tour or treat her to a massage.

8. Smart Watch

If your mum enjoys keeping fit and healthy then you might like to treat her to the classic looking Samsung Galaxy Watch3. It has more than 40 combinations of watch face and a premium leather strap. With an excess of 120 workout programs for her to utilise in the home, the ability to monitor heart rate, steps and calories burned, as well as being able to make calls and texts, this new smartwatch really means business.  There can be no doubt this is certainly one of the best Mother’s Day gift ideas.

While perhaps not as elegant, the Apple Watch Series 6 is packed with high tech functionality and is certainly worth considering if your Mum already has Apple products. A cheaper, but still great option is the new Fitbit Sense. With a battery life of up to 6 days, as well as much of the same functionality as the Apple and Samsung watches have to offer at over half the price, the Fitbit Sense is a great alternative!

9. Bouquet of Red Roses

Possibly one of the most popular and best Mother’s Day gift ideas is a bouquet of red roses. You don’t need to spend a lot of money either. Your mum is sure to like them.

10. Dinner for Two

Your mum probably does most of the cooking for the family throughout the year. So, wouldn’t it be lovely if you were to buy the ingredients and cook a meal for you both? She can relax with a glass of wine or two whilst you get to work in the kitchen preparing a tasty meal. You can then sit down to dinner together and reminisce. A cheap, yet brilliant Mother’s day gift!

If you don’t mind spending a bit more money or don’t feel like cooking, then you can also find heaps of great meal for 2 deals on Groupon. You might be lucky and grab a bargain, or find a table somewhere fancy for a more affordable price than usual.

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Happy Mother’s Day!

We hope that the above has given you some ideas about what to buy your mum on Mother’s Day. However, if you don’t have the funds available to purchase a very special gift for your mum, then Just Budget are always here to discuss your finances and find a solution.


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