Mother's Day is April 3 this year. Sometimes when you have your own children, celebrating your own mum can sadly slip down your priorities. But however far from you she is in distance, make sure she knows she's in your heart on this special day. Here are some suggestions for Mother's Day presents and all available online if you prefer shopping from the comfort of home.
Presents for your mum
1. Martha Hill Evening Primrose Skin Care set, £27.50
This best-selling range from Martha Hill is perfect for dry or maturing complexions and has a huge number of loyal fans nationwide. Available from www.beautynaturals.com. The website also gives details of local stockists, or you can call freephone 0800 980 6665.
2. Liberty's Rosehip and Clover Bath Oil, £10
Luxurious bath oil from London's famous department store, also available from www.liberty.co.uk (product code 54316).
3. Pamela Mann 50 Denier Tights, £4.95
Matt finish tights in over 30 different colours - from classic black, chocolate and navy to green, orange and fluorescent pink. It may be time for spring dresses, but we still need to keep our legs warm...www.mytights.com.
4. Sinatra: Nothing But the Best, £4.99
A bit of classic romance from the man himself, available from www.amazon.co.uk.
5. Hotel Chocolat Signature Dark Collection, £12
Twelve delicious dark chocolates from www.hotelchocolat.co.uk (ref 260491) - as they say, a little of what you fancy does you good...
6. Brigitte Rose Print Scarf, £65
A delicate 100% wool scarf from Jigsaw, using a vintage flower print, which looks lovely with soft blues and this spring's neutral colours. Available in Jigsaw shops and from www.jigsaw-online.com.
7. A basket of yellow roses, £29
Buy a plant instead of fresh flowers and your present will last a little longer...These beautiful bush roses are delivered in bloom and will flower for several weeks on a bright window sill. After flowering, they can be planted out in the garden for a repeat show next summer. Visit www.plants4presents.co.uk or ring 01825 721162.
8. Priscilla Queen of the Desert Party, £89
Described by listings magazine Time Out as an 'Aussie drag-queen road-trip musical', this award-winning London show has had incredible reviews. A special package for you and your mum includes two discounted top-price tickets, two feather boas, a CD of the original Australian cast recording - and a chance to meet one of the stars. Go to www.priscillatix.com, or buy in person at the Palace Theatre, Cambridge Circus, London W1.
9. Francois Dubois Brut Champagne NV, £14.99
According to the Tesco tasting notes, this champagne has intense notes of pears, apples and citrus fruits - and it's half price this Mother's Day, down from £29.99. Available in store and from www.tesco.com.
10. A personalised teapot, from £30
Teapots to Talk About will personalise a standard design (stars, hearts, daisies, tulips) with a message for your Mum - or you can go wild and contact them with your own artwork or ideas. Lots of colours available, including white, cream, red, blue, orange and green. Go to www.teapotstotalkabout.co.uk or ring 01580 819018.