She’ll swear absolutely blind that she “doesn’t want ANYTHING” for Christmas, but forget to get your Mam something sweet and she’ll never forgive you.
Your Mam has been there for you through thick and thin, so she deserves a Christmas gift that’s thoughtful this year, doesn’t she? Whether your budget is big or teenchy tiny, we’ve rounded up some lovely present ideas that will have your Mammy beaming with happiness on the 25th – and make sure you’re the favourite child.
It’s a win-win.
€100 and under
Afternoon tea in The Shelbourne (€110)
Okay this is technically a tenner over budget, but chances are your mam will bring you so it’s worth it. A classic Afternoon Tea in the swish Lord Mayor’s Room will have you in the good books for months.
Green Alligator Hero Handbag (€98)
This My Shining Armour Green Alligator handbag is a real go-to piece and will have your Mam looking glam AF this festive season.
Dublin Herbalists Regenerating Gift Set (€70.85)
A 3-Step Regenerating Ritual with an Every Day Cleansing Gel, Hydrating Face Serum and Regenerating Face Cream that provides complete anti-ageing skin care. Glam!
€50 and under
Helen Moore Faux Fur Shirt Collar Berry (€44)
This fancaaay textured Berry faux fur collar fastens neatly with a loop and button, and has a black velvet lustre lining.
Aran Hot Water bottle (€38)
Made from a merino and alpaca wool blend, this hot water bottle is knitted in the west of Ireland and is sure to keep Mammy cosy during the winter nights.
ThisWorks Deep Sleep Heavenly Candle (€33)
A luxurious, hand-blended candle, enriched with pure essential oils of Lavender and Camomile that will chill your Mam out and make sure she never complains about you keeping her up again.
Prosecco Door Mat (€30)
Your Mammy will be screaming laughing at this ‘Come In If You Have Prosecco’doormat. Sure doesn’t she love Prosecco? It’s very notions and very, very cute.
Wild Oats Gift Set (€24.95)
This Waterford soap company does the loveliest gift sets of handmade Neroli soap and Irish oat bath salts, and it smells DIVINE.
€20 and under
Irish Wild Plants Book
This beautiful book describes native wild plants of Ireland in seasonal order, and detail is given to the folklore and mythical properties of our native species such as nettle, foxglove, bramble, heather and dandelion.
Oh My God What a Complete Aisling (€15)
Everyone knows an Aisling, or at least ‘the type’. Oh My God What a Complete Aisling, The Novel is based on the hugely popular facebook page of the same name and will be the talking point of every Irish Mammy this Christmas.
Irish Hand Cream (€12.50)
Made by the good folk over at The Handmade Soap Co, this hand cream blends in quickly making hands soft in seconds. Choose from subtle smelling blends of either Grapefruit and May Chang or Lemongrass and Cedarwood.
Acting The Maggot Mug (€11)
This mug will go down a treat. “Stop messing and trick acting for one minute and have a nice cup of tea.”
Tell your Mam we said ‘you’re welcome’ xox