Each year it gets harder and harder picking gifts for Mothers Day.  I know whenever I ask mum what she wants she always responds with "nothing I have everything"!  But there is always something she needs but forgets that she needs it!

These days if you want something you just go out and buy it.  So how can you make mums day special?

By sussing out what she needs and having a good look around her home and jot down ideas for example;

Kettle or toaster seems a little worse for wear, even though it still works.  Are her hair styling tools vintage?  Does she need a new hair brush? Maybe running low on her fave fragrance or maybe she's always fiddling with her undies as its a little loose about the bum.

Mother's Day gifting is huge and there are no boundaries on how much you are willing to spend.

Below are some gift ideas that retail under $100.  These gifts would truly make her day special.

Wahl Supadryer 1800 Ionic Hair Dryer 

A picture of Wahl Supadryer Hair Dryer

This Supadryer is a 1800w hair dryer with ionic technology for super shine hair. Features an ergonomic design and super fast drying results.

Comes with two years manufacturers warranty and retails for $89.95 and is available online at

The Body Shop British Rose Collection

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Everything’s coming up roses with The Body Shop's new British Rose range, a brilliantly British interpretation of a timeless icon of femininity. Grown for The Body Shop at an environmental award-winning farm in the heart of the English countryside, our roses are hand-picked, air-dried and infused on-site into fresh mountain water. This careful extraction process is what gives us the most exceptional quality rose essence for our products.

Prices retail from $6.95 to $49.95.  Check your local Body Shop store to custom make your own beauty hamper for mum.

Remington Shine Revival Hair Dryer 

a picture of a Remington revival shine hairdryer

A 2300-watt hairdryer with a salon professional AC motor. Noise level is the same as the WAHL and weight is roughly the same as well. Included in this pack is round brush, sectioning clips, Osmo Berber Oil Shampoo (50ml), Osmo Berber Oil Mask (50ml), and a beauty pouch.

Comes with a three year warranty and retails for $69.95. Available at participating retailers: Good Guys, Myer, Shaver Shop, Betta Stores, Harvey Norman, & Target.

Purasonic Facial Cleansing Brush

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The PuraSonic is a deep cleansing device to give you that deep thorough cleanse to achieve flawless skin. It is gentle enough for everyday use. Suitable for all age and skin types.

It effectively removes dirt and excess makeup that you wouldn’t remove by the use of a cleanser and cotton pad alone. It's waterproof and can be used in the shower or bathtub. 

The PuraSonic comes in a variety of colours, including Arctic White, Lovely Lilac, Perfectly Pink and Zesty Yellow. Mum will love you for it.

The PuraSonic retails for $99.  For stockists call (07) 5564 6767 or visit

Luxe Candles

Spoil mum with an extensive collection of candles available.  From small single wick to a humongous candle with 3 wicks.  Glasshouse and Jo Malone are just a couple brands that produce exquisite candles that every mum would love.

Prices retail from $18.95 onwards.
For Glasshouse stockists check out
For Jo Malone stockists check out

High Tea

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If experiences are her thing why not treat mum to a High Tea or scrumptious lunch.  

Captain Cook Cruises are doing a Mothers Day High Tea and Mothers Day Lunch on board cruising around the Sydney Harbour.  An added bonus, kids eat free!  Check out for more information.

The Langham is known for their decadent High Teas and are quite exy but it is definitely worth the experience. With tickets priced at $179 each person, price is not for the faint hearted! For more info phone Sydney (02) 9256 2222 and Melbourne (03) 8696 8888.

For a more affordable High Tea try the QVB Tea Rooms, they are elegantly decorated and the experience is just as pleasant. For more info phone 9283 7279.