Mother’s Day Gift Ideas – Your Ultimate Guide

Mother's Day Gift Ideas Afternoon Tea by Post

Many of us will have barely seen our mums over the last year, so you’ll want to make this year’s Mother’s Day extra special.  Here is our ultimate guide to your Mother’s Day gift ideas for your mum, nan, mum-to-be, step-mum or your awesome mum-like superstar.

Get organised!

Add the date into your diary, Mother’s Day 2021 is Sunday March 14th.  So, do you have any Mother’s Day gift ideas yet?  Rather than leaving it to the last minute, why not start planning especially as many small businesses like us have a last order date.  This ensures that your Mother’s Day gift arrives on time.  Just in case you’re wondering our last date to order for delivery on Saturday March 13th is Wednesday, 10th March.

Hold a virtual afternoon tea party

Mother’s Day 2021 is the perfect excuse to have a Zoom afternoon tea party with your family, after all everyone is a zoom expert now!  Nothing beats a cup of tea and a freshly warmed scone.  We might be celebrating at home (again) this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get the best china out.

Indulge your Mum, with the ultimate Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea.  Bursting with teatime treats, your Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at home will delight even the sweetest tooth!  Luscious lemon sponge layered with zesty citrus buttercream finished with a floral topper; soft and squishy chocolate cake filled with Sicilian orange oil buttercream; flaky, buttery fruit scones paired with our signature homemade summer berry jam; lush white chocolate and raspberry blondies; fragrant rose petal vanilla cookies; a selection of indulgent macarons and not forgetting your English Breakfast tea.

Mother's Day Afternoon Tea Treats including blondies, lemon sponge, macarons, scones, homemade jam, vanilla and edible biscuits perfect Mother's Day gift ideas

Why not indulge too

After all your mum won’t want you to miss out.  Join in the fun and savour all the treats yourself by ordering a second afternoon tea delivery from our kitchen to your home too.  It’s almost like being together (albeit virtually) and turning the day into a real celebration for all the family.

Personalise your Mother’s Day gift ideas

Did you know that every cake we make includes a handwritten card to your Mum or extra special mum-like superstar in your life.  Simply add your message into the ‘notes’ when you checkout, making the cake very personal to you.

Mother's Day Afternoon Tea Gift Ideas

Pimp your afternoon tea

If we (mum and daughter, Erica and Charlie) are having afternoon tea, we have to add a glass of Prosecco.  It’s just not the same without it…in our opinion!

Unusual and unique 

When you know your Mum would secretly like something different to traditional flowers, what can you possibly find that’s an unusual Mother’s Day gift idea?  How about the ultimate Mother’s Day cake delivery – exquisite edible hand painted flowers on a light, soft and scrumptious homemade sponge.  Give their taste buds a treat by choosing between our two designs – Spring Cherry Blossoms or Bold Mosaic Floral.

Mother's Day Gift Ideas - Hand painted lilac edible floral designed light and fluffy sponge cake for Mother's Day

Hand painted cherry blossom designed sponge cake. Perfect for Mother's Day gift ideas

A gift box of happiness

One of our customers recently described our macarons by post as a little box of happiness.  We loved this idea and think your Mum would too, as a lovely way to simply say ‘I’m thinking of you.’

Macaron Treats by Post

Whether you’re celebrating your mum, nan, mum-to-be, step-mum or your awesome mum-like superstar, more important than any gift you might buy, simply tell her that you love her.


Photos: Rebecca Douglas Photography, Bluebell Kitchen

We are Erica and Charlie Bell, a mother-daughter team creating breathtaking wedding cakes and macarons from our studio in Maidstone, Kent.   We love nothing more than getting to know our couples, and creating distinctive designs that are inventive and imaginative.  Our one-of-a-kind cakes that are designed down to the very last (sugar) detail. We deliver across London, Kent, Essex, Surrey, Sussex and beyond.

Want to learn the secrets of sugar craft, create your own favours or macarons?  Join us at our cake school in Maidstone, Kent.



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