Mothers Day Gift & Food Guide 2017

Mothers Day Quote

I’ve been neglecting this little blog of late but I couldn’t let Mothers Day pass without offering up some food and gift ideas (you may like to pass these on to those who may need some guidance in these areas!). Every Mother in whatever shape or form deserves spoiling don’t you think?

I won’t be with my Mum on Mothers Day unfortunately but was in Sydney the other day so dropped off A Box Of goodies so it’s ready and waiting.  They (which is really me) are offering FREE SHIPPING Australia wide from now until midnight Monday on all gifts.  Check out the entire range here. Use the code ILOVEMUM at checkout.

A Box Of Mothers Day Gifts

If a gift box isn’t your Mama (or you) how about a case of my personal favourite “Little Helper” Prosecco from Vinomofo. Works out to be $9.90/ bottle – happy, happy days.

Little Helper



I’m crushing on this metallic paper tote by Uashmama that you can get via Hunting for George for $79.00

Metallic Clutch

What’s Mothers Day without a bit of glitter especially the type that doesn’t require weeks worth of vacuuming after? These Sambag Jada Glitter Sneakers will bring it. ($150)

They are all just a bit of fun and something just for Mum that doesn’t involve any effort at all.

If you mark the day but having a meal with the family here are a few suggestions for someone other than the Mum to make.

Baked Egg Baskets

My go to Mothers Day Brunch are these yummy bacon & egg baskets – there is a step by step guide that is easy for anyone to follow (regular & Thermomix methods).

For a hearty lunch this Roast Rack of Veal has the whole meal cooked and on the table in 45 minutes. It’s a crowd pleaser and easy.

Roast Rack of Veal

If morning or afternoon tea is more your speed then this Lime & Coconut Honey Olive Oil Cake is refined sugar free and delicious.

A slice of lime, coconut, honey olive oil cake

For a special dinner (or lunch) this Maple Soy Ocean Trout is amazingly good and relatively simple too as long as you don’t burn the glaze in the pan because you got distracted like I did!

Maple Soy Ocean Trout

Well there you have it a quick Mothers Day Gift & Food Guide for 2017 or maybe you will just ask for a night away in a hotel all by yourself??

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What do you do to mark Mothers Day? 


10 comments on “Mothers Day Gift & Food Guide 2017

  1. Bronwyn Marquardt
    May 6, 2017 at 6:04 pm

    I haven’t had my kids for Mother’s Day for the last few years, so this will be extra special. My daughter treated me to an early present today, by taking me for tea and lavender scones at one of our favourite places. She figured next weekend would be really busy, and we could enjoy some quiet time together. She insisted on paying for it with her own money. It was lovely, because on the day itself we will probably be busy doing something with my ailing Mum. Plus it was a beautiful day here – not too warm, not too cold. Just right. Visiting from The Ultimate Rabbit Hole.

    • Vicki
      May 7, 2017 at 8:53 pm

      What a lovely thing to do with your daughter and lavender scones sound delicious. I hope that you also get to have a nice time with your Mum too.

  2. Sammie @ The Annoyed Thyroid
    May 6, 2017 at 10:08 pm

    Oh the boxes look fab – you have totally outdone yourself! That Prosecco looks ace and the price tag is ace too at less than 10 bucks a bottle! That’s a reason to celebrate! I’m actually going to be with mum on Mother’s Day this year, even though it’s not Mother’s Day in the UK 🙂 Hope you get spoilt rotten!

    • Vicki
      May 7, 2017 at 8:54 pm

      Thank you Sammie. The prosecco is great! I hope you are having a lovely time with your Mama xx

  3. Katherine
    May 8, 2017 at 5:33 am

    I haven’t done mother’s day for the past six years, but this year I’m having my boyfriend’s parents over for dinner. So that’s a bit exciting but also a little scary since my cooking skills aren’t particularly fantastic. Love the idea of the gift box though (I wouldn’t mind some of that nail polish!) #TheUltimateRabbitHole

    • Vicki
      May 15, 2017 at 10:23 pm

      I hope you had a lovely day and I’m sure you would have wowed your boyfriends parents. The nail polish is cute isn’t it!

  4. Tash @ Gift Grapevine
    May 9, 2017 at 11:36 pm

    I’ll take everything thanks! Particularly loving that metallic tote – what a gorgeous statement piece.

    • Vicki
      May 15, 2017 at 10:24 pm

      I”m still lusting after the metallic tote! I hope you had a lovely day yesterday.

  5. Robyna
    May 13, 2017 at 10:52 am

    I think I need to forward this all to my boys 😉

    • Vicki
      May 15, 2017 at 10:22 pm

      I hope you had a lovely Mothers Day x

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