Over the past year, COVID has made the juggle for mums even harder.... that is also one of the reasons why we are late getting our guide out! We've pulled together this guide to help spark some ideas of how you can show your appreciation to all those amazing mums out there! Below you'll find lots of ideas selected by us from just a few of the many great local independent businesses we are lucky to have nearby! As restrictions ease, local businesses need us to support and embrace them more than ever to bounce back and recover. They are key to keeping our high street and local area unique, vibrant and interesting! If you'd like to find out more and shop for mothers day goodies, simply click on the business(es) name (emboldened) below and it will take you to their website. ENJOY!
Treat her to a beautiful bouquet, planter or Terranium from Bizzie Lizzie! Did you know that Bizzie Lizzie has recently teamed up with BeerGinVino (Haddenham) to provide beautiful flowers, alcohol and chocolate all delivered to doorsteps to create one special package.
Did you know that BeerGinVino also provide virtual tasting evenings? What about arranging for her to have a virtual night out (in) with friends?!
If chocolate is what you are looking for, Rumsey's have an amazing selection of handcrafted chocolates and treats! You can either collect instore (currently open for takeaway) or arrange for home delivery. Custom Cocoa have created custom heart bars which can be personalised with a message and covered/filled in her favourite toppings and fillings...yum! For something a bit different, you could treat her to a box of luxury Alfajores handmade in Haddenham by Sur Chocolates!
If you are looking for luxury then Native Feasts continue to rustle up delicious menus delivered every Friday and have a special menu for Mothers Day! Be quick because they sell out fast!
Cavendish Events (Long Crendon) are offering a super tasty Mother’s Day 3 course roast dinner with a bottle of sparkling pink bubbly – delivered direct to the door (deliveries on Saturday 13th March). All Meals are prepared by the Cavendish chefs, ready to cook and finish at home with instructions, serve & enjoy! They've also got lovely Mother’s day hampers too which you can order online.
Following on from their success of Mothers Day, Dido's Fine Foods, Flowers by Evangeline and Every Special Detail have pulled together a collaborative package including a set menu, flowers and decorations for that extra special touch. You can also choose some beauty products from Powder to gift too!
DID SOMEONE SAY CAKE?!
The Woodworks Trading Ltd re-opened for takeaway on 5th March. If she loves a visit to the Woodworks and has missed it whilst they have been closed, treat her this mothers day to a freshly prepared cake box which can be filled with her favourite W cakes and treats. Simply pre-order and collect.
Black Goo (Thame) have super generous afternoon tea boxes available full of sweet and savoury treats to pre-order and collect!
You could also try Thyme to Celebrate (Thame) who create afternoon tea boxes full of delicious homemade goodies and prepared in one person portions. You can also include a personalised message and enjoy free delivery for Thame recipients.
Tracey Mann (Longwick) has gorgeous cupcake bouquets available for local delivery!
FOR MOMENTS & MEMORIES...
After what feels like SUCH a long wait, with COVID rates falling and the vaccination drive going well summer looks like it is going to be truly precious and memorable time as we will all finally be able to see and embrace loved ones safely! Gift a family portrait gift voucher with Caz Wales Photography (Thame) to capture what is going to be a truly special time.
It's amazing how quickly little ones grow and change. Jen Maslin who is the talented creator of Mads and Moodle (Thame) creates beautiful real-life casts of hands, feet and and first shoes. They really are such a precious keepsakes! She has gift vouchers available which can be used from when restrictions ease next month.
FOR RELAXATION AND TIME OUT....
Treat her to a gift voucher towards a massage or beauty treatment(s) with Rachael Parrey, an experienced makeup and beauty therapist based in Thame. If she loves a good book, The Book House is back open for online orders!
Vegan Bunny Co have gorgeous selection of eco friendly candles and products available - all handmade and lovingly curated in Thame!
DONT FORGET A CARD....
If you are looking for a unique card or print, The Oxford Calligrapher (Thame) is a talented hand lettering artist, specialising in Modern Calligraphy. All of her products are handmade to order using a traditional pointed dip pen and a beautiful range of coloured inks and watercolours.
Louise Dominey Draws (Thame) also has a lovely selection of Mother's Day cards available. She can also create bespoke cards and prints too!
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