Mothers Day… Final Reminder

Mother’s day is this Sunday, and we couldn’t bare thinking about how many of you out there probably still aren’t prepared. So this is one last reminder and some handy tips so that you can give your Mum the day she deserves!

There are now 1,227 retailers registered with Give as you Live, but here are a select few that have some great Mother’s Day gifts. For the full list of stores please visit click here.

Born Gifted is a great site with a huge range of gifts, and they offer free delivery in the UK on all of their products. Emma Bridgewater is offering lovely range of mugs, so if your mum loves drinking tea, buy her a special mug here. You can even personalise it with a unique message! Visit for a selection of gifts – that perfect perfume is bound to be in stock. Eden4Flowers are offering some great deals, so if your Mum loves her roses, buy them here online and get £12 off. Free delivery available UK wide.

Going Out
Visit to book some fantastic days out. Pamper your Mum with a Spa day, take her to the theatre, or book a nice restaurant for lunch. With you can find the best deals online and find some great ways to give your Mum the treat she deserves.
Check out do something different, they offer many extraordinary excursions, and experience days. The Ultimate London Adventure, Floating Experience and The London Bike Tour are just some of our favourites. offer another website full of brilliant days out. Does your Mum love trips to the theatre? Or maybe she loves learning new culinary skills, with buy a gift you can book cookery lessons, theatre breaks, west end shows and afternoon tea.

Staying In
Are you staying in with your Mum this Mother’s Day? You could rent some films from LoveFilm and cook her a delicious dinner. Sainsbury’s website has a large range of recipe ideas and cooking tips. Sainsbury’s, Asda and Tesco are all signed up with Give as you Live.


For those of you who aren’t experienced cooks, we have chosen some simple recipes with Sainsbury’s online that are sure to impress your Mum…

For starters try out the recipe for garlic mushroom, spinach and mozzarella bruschetta, with only 10 minutes preparation time you can’t go wrong. For mains you could cook the tasty chicken enchiladas with salad.

… And now for the best bit… dessert. Try the indulgent strawberries, a very simple dessert to prepare and serve, only 3 ingredients needed, and with a fruit based dessert the calorie related guilt is lessened dramatically!