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With Mother's Day, celebrated on May 13, fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking of the perfect present.

Although a crumby breakfast of weak coffee and burnt toast in bed (featuring a homemade card) might have passed in previous years, it’s time to take things up a notch.

Follow this gift guide to find the perfect Mother’s Day present:

Slippers

Sometimes the simple things in life bring the most pleasure. With winter just around the corner, a cosy pair of bedroom slippers is the perfect gift for mom. These trendy moccasin-style slippers from Woolworths are not your regular fluffy slip-ons, they boast quirky tassels, fluffy inners and textured soles. Available in store at Woolworths or online through woolworths.co.za for R200.74.

Biscuits

Flowers are pretty, but you certainly can’t dunk them in tea and eat them. Show your mother just how much you love her with a bouquet of buttery vanilla cookies decorated with colourful fondant and sweet royal icing. Place orders through netflorist.co.za for R299.95.

Honey Pot

There’s nothing wrong with sticking to tradition, why not wake up mom to breakfast in bed? Whether it’s greek yoghurt, muesli and fresh fruit or flapjacks slathered in butter, a drizzle of honey from this Le Creuset honey pot makes for a decadent final touch. Available on yuppiechef.com for R439.

Cutlery Set

For the hostess with the mostest, this 16 piece titanium plated cutlery set will add a touch of elegance and sophistication to all the dinner parties to come. Find it on superbalist.com for R1699.

Honey Mummy Gift Set


Treat the Queen Bee of the family to some TLC with this honey and lemon bath set. Filled with soothing body butter, creams, a massage bar and shower gel, it comes is a pretty box, wrapped in a golden ribbon. Available at za.lush.com for R585.00.

Avanti Picnic Basket

Take mom on an outdoor adventure and fill a picnic basket with all her favourite foods and drink. This insulated two person Avanti Picnic Basket with a blue herringbone pattern is perfect for a day trip to the beach, park, or even the backyard. This picnic set comprises of plates, cups, knives, forks, spoons and more. Find it on loot.co.za for R599.