Mothering Sunday is the one day of the year when mums everywhere are entitled to be spoilt rotten by the rest of the family - and there's not long left for you to plan your surprises!
This year's Mother's Day, on March 18, gives you the perfect opportunity to say thanks to your mum for everything she has done for you over the last 12 months.
So, if you're looking for some inspiration and suggestions on how to make Mother's Day 2012 extra special, why not consider one of our gift suggestions. From spring smellies to the best blockbuster reads, all of these fabulous present ideas are available to buy right now at Mell Square Shopping Centre in the heart of Solihull.
A fail safe option which is sure to please any lady is fragrance so be sure to visit Boots for a huge selection of sumptuous smells. Gucci’s latest launch, ‘Flora’ (£46 for 50ml Eau Fraiche) is perfect for the more mature women - feminine, floral and fruity and its smart glass bottle will also look very chic on her dressing table!
If you’re giving Mum a night off from the cooking by taking her out for a meal, she’ll need a new outfit to wear. Oasis has a selection of bold, floral print dresses that are on-trend for spring and will flatter all figures!
If clothing isn’t her thing why not, head over to BHS to pick up something slightly quirkier. Thr delightful heart-shaped picnic basket (£25) is a great way to tell her you love her and will come in handy for summer picnics when the weather hots up.
Expensive spa weekends might be out of the question, but thanks to Marks & Spencer, you don’t need to spend lots of money to give your Mum a similar experience! Ragdale Hall situated in the Leicestershire countryside, has created a range of indulgent beauty products - and with lotions and potions starting at just £6, it won’t cost you the earth to give her a well-deserved pampering session in the comfort of her own home!
If your Mum is a lover of chick flicks, take a trip to HMV and pick up the new release, One Day (£9.99). A film adaptation of the bestselling David Nicholls novel, this DVD makes for a good night in!
To pick up the perfect Mothers’ Day present this March, be sure head to Mell Square Shopping Centre. And don’t forget the all important card – you’ll find a fantastic selection, along with a beautiful choice of wrapping paper and gift bags, at The Card Factory or Clinton Cards!