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Gifts for outdoor mums

This year will be my third Mother’s Day. It will probably start some time around 6am with the cry ‘Mummmmeeeeeeee’ from Tin Box Tot. I doubt a lay in will be on the cards, but I do hope the weather will be nice enough for us to get outdoors.

A walk in the woods or a trip to the beach followed by a hot chocolate and a piece of cake would be a lovely treat on Mother’s Day. Of course, when the Tin Box girls are old enough to get pocket money/earn their own pennies it would be lovely to receive a gift as well.

When that day comes I hope Mr Tin Box will point them in the direction of this blog post where I’ve compiled a list of gifts for outdoor mums that I think are fit for Mother’s Day, birthdays and any other time the outdoor mum in your life deserves pampering.

Gifts for outdoor mums

Epsom salts by Westlab – from £2.99

The uses for these wonderful salts appear to be endless, from a detoxifying body scrub to relieving tired muscles after a long walk or as a fertiliser for your roses. Personally I love the idea of running a hot bath and letting these magic minerals do their thing while I relax with a glass of Mothers Day bubbly.

Siberia Wooden Arch Hammock by IN-SPACES – £295

Ahhh, just imagine the quality time you could spend relaxing in this garden hammock. I can almost feel the sunshine on my face and sense the land of nod beckoning. An outdoor hammock is the ultimate way for kids to show their mum they deserve to relax…even if it is only for one day before they take over your outdoor retreat. Let’s face it, that’s exactly what would happen!

SoulPad 4000-lite™ by SoulPad – £380

We’ve been glamping in our caravan for years but I’m pretty sure I could be tempted back under canvas if it was in a lovely bell tent like this. It’s just so cool and extremely practical for camping in all seasons with mudguards for wet weather and walls that can be rolled up when it gets warm. I’d love to try this out with my family.

Favourite Places Personalised Infographic Print by Betsy Benn Designs – £35

This would make such a thoughtful and unique Mother’s Day gift. I love the idea of recording special memories and places in artwork. You can choose from map outlines including the UK and Ireland, Europe, North America, Oceania or The World, then pick up to eight favourite places to highlight.

Sophie Allport Terrier Picnic Bag by Sophie Allport – £32

I love having picnics when we are out for the day but hate it when our sandwiches warm up while we’re getting from A to B. This cool bag is the perfect solution; keeping everything fresh as well as being super attractive. Check out those cute terriers! There’s also a matching picnic blanket for the picture perfect family lunch on the go.

Bristol Wellies by Boutique Camping – £40

I’m a sucker for pretty wellies and how fun are these ones? I know they’re going to get covered in mud but what better to brighten your mood on a rainy day than with something pretty on your feet? They are also British made with natural rubber sourced from long established plantations that do not encroach on primary rain forests, so you can wear them totally guilt free.

What are you hoping for this Mother’s Day? Will you be dropping hints about any of my suggested gifts for outdoor mums?

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Gifts for outdoor mums including a bell tent, bath salts, wellington boots and picnic bag

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