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Mother's Day is a very special day when you get the chance to show Mum exactly how important and loved she is by getting her beautiful Mother's Day gifts.

We know how special Mums are, so we've come up with a range of Mother's Day gift ideas suitable for every Mum and Grandma. Whether you're looking for tried and true popular Mother's day gifts, heartfelt gifts, or gifts for your special lady's first Mother's Day, you'll find the perfect gift here.

The Hamper Emporium offers delivery straight to her doorstep in time for Mother's Day on May 12th, 2024.


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When Is Mother's Day? How Did It All Start?

In Australia, Mother's Day will be celebrated on Sunday, May 12th 2024.

The celebration of Mother's Day is now over a century old. The very first Mother's Day was held by Anna Jarvis from Philadelphia, USA. On May 12th, 1907, Anna held a memorial service for her late mother in Grafton, West Virginia. By 1914, almost every U.S. state observed Mother's day, and the tradition soon spread around the globe.

Does Mother's Day Change Every Year In Australia?

Mother's Day is celebrated on the second Sunday of May every year. So, naturally, the date is slightly different each year. Mother's Day is always celebrated on a Sunday to give families lots of time to bond.

When is Mother's Day 2023?

Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the U.S. will celebrate Mother's day on May 12th, 2024. The UK will celebrate Mother's Day on Sunday, March 19th, 2023.

Is Mother's Day A Public Holiday?

Unfortunately, Mother's Day isn't a public holiday in Australia. However, you can still make Mother's Day special by getting Mum the perfect present that she'll love and spending some quality time with her.

Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Mother's Day is all about showing your hard-working Mum just how special she really is.

Here at The Hamper Emporium, we offer a large selection of awesome gifts that will treat Mum without breaking your budget. Here's a sneak peek of what we offer:

  • Red wine hampers
  • Gourmet hampers
  • Pamper hampers
  • Sweet hampers
  • Hampers for foodies
  • Luxury hampers
  • Self-care hampers
  • Tea hampers
  • Baby boy hampers and baby girl hampers
  • Hampers with flowers

Our hampers come with free shipping (standard shipping only). We also provide a (free) card that you can customise with a sweet message for Mum.

What Is The Best Gift For Mum On Mother's Day?

Our most popular Mother's Day hamper in 2023 is the Moët & Gourmet Nibbles Hamper. Our second and third most popular Mothers day gifts are the Red Wine & Nibbles Hamper and the L'Occitane Rejuvenate & Pamper Hamper.

What Is The Traditional Mothers Day Gift?

Classic Mother's day gifts include chocolates and flowers (specifically, Red Carnations). Pink homewaresand personal care items(perfumes, soaps, bath bombs, and hand creams) are also very popular presents.

If you want to go down the classical road, we recommend these hampers:

  • Self-Care and Tea Hamper
  • More Than Flowers Hamper
  • Naturally Nourishing Hamper
  • Jurlique Home Spa Hamper
  • L'Occitane Rejuvenate & Pamper Hamper

We also have a huge range of food, wine, and self-care hampers to choose from if you'd like to branch out.

What Are Some Mother's Day Gift Ideas?

  • Personalised jewellery
  • A card with a heartfelt message
  • A curated collection of goodies in a hamper
  • Beauty and skincare products to make mum feel special
  • Homewares

Favourite Mother's Day Gift Ideas 2023

The Hamper Emporium has a wide selection of the best gifts you can buy Mum this Mother's Day. Here are ten of our favourite Mother's Day gift ideas:

  1. Chandon Celebration Hamper
  2. Sweet Bites Hamper
  3. Self-Care & Mulberry Silk Hamper
  4. Moët with Australian Sweets & Nuts
  5. The Sweet Epicure Hamper
  6. A Touch of Luxury with Chandon Hamper
  7. Indulgent Home Essentials with Chandon Hamper
  8. Veuve Celebration Hamper
  9. More Than Flowers Hamper
  10. Jurlique Home Spa Hamper

How To Send A Gift Delivery To Australia From Overseas On Mother's Day?

If you're living overseas and won't see your dear Mum on Mother's Day, you can still make her feel cherished by buying her the ultimate gift and having it shipped straight to her door with a sweet card that will bring a smile to her face.

At The Hamper Emporium, we take care of the packaging, shipping, and fuss for you. Simply select a hamper that will make Mum happy, and we'll make sure it gets to her in time for Mother's day.

What Should I Do For My Mum On Mother's Day?

Think about what she would want. You can look through our Mother's Day range for inspiration, but you are the one who knows your Mum best. We recommend that you write a heartfelt Mother's Day card and get her a gift that will delight her with your thoughtfulness.

The best Mothers Day ideas come from the heart. We suggest making Mum a delicious breakfast or lunch (and cleaning up!), getting her the perfect Mother's day gift, and spending some quality time with her. You can take a walk, go out for dinner, play a game, see a movie, or take part in one of her hobbies.

If you aren't able to see your Mum on Mother's Day, you can shop online at The Hamper Emporium, and we'll send her present straight to her door.

What To Get For A Mum Who Has Everything?

We all know a Mum who has it all. She has cupboards full of kitchen gadgets, plenty of lotions and potions, and a large collection of hobby items.

Going to a gift store and picking a Mothers Day gift at random may be easy, but given that you're spending your hard earned money, you probably want her to have something she'll cherish long-term.

So, what should you get her?

We believe a hamper is one of the best gifts for mothers who have everything. Hampers give Mum a curated collection of gifts that she can enjoy while celebrating her special day.

The Hamper Emporium offers a selection of hampers for every type of Mum – stylish Mums, outdoorsy Mums, new Mums, older Mothers, gourmet Mums, foodie Mums, and Mums who love a sneaky little sweet treat. Our hampers will help you make 2023 the year of the best Mother's Day yet.

What To Get My Elderly Mum Or Grandma On Mother's Day?

The Hamper Emporium has plenty of wonderful gifts for older Mums and Grandmas. Here are a few good gift ideas for older ladies:

  • Luxury Cheese & Chocolate Hamper
  • Gourmet Nibbles Hamper
  • White Wine & Nibbles Hamper
  • The Sweet Epicure Hamper
  • Veuve Celebration Hamper
  • More Than Flowers Hamper
  • The Good Mother Gin Cocktail Hamper
  • Luxury Clean Living with Island Bloom Hamper

What Should I Buy My Wife For Mother's Day?

We have plenty of wonderful hampers that make the perfect extra-special gift for your lucky lady. If your wife loves sweet treats, we recommend the Sweet Bites Hamper. If she loves flowers, she'll appreciate the More Than Flowers Hamper. Or, if she loves to kick back with a good cocktail, we recommend The Good Mother Gin Cocktail Hamper.

An ideal gift to buy for a wife on Mother's Day is one that recognises her need for some ‘me time'. We have plenty of extra special relaxation gifts for busy mums that are full of indulgent luxury items, skincare, handmade candles, silky robes, and gourmet chocolate treats. Spoil her, and maybe even buy a hamper that includes a bottle of bubbly from one of Australia's best vineyards.

What Do You Get For Her First Mother's Day?

If you're shopping for a new Mum on her first Mother's Day, you have a world of great gifts to choose from.

If she doesn't get much time for herself, pamper her with a self-care hamper. Or, if she loves a tasty treat, get her a hamper that includes gourmet foods and wines.

If you don't know what to buy, we recommend choosing a hamper that includes a keepsake that will remind her of her first Mother's day in future years. Here are some new Mum hampers she might like:

  • Jemima Puddle-Duck Hamper
  • Peter Rabbit Hamper
  • Sweet Bundle Baby Girl Hamper: Coco Chanel
  • Baby's First Shoes Hamper in Navy
  • Sweet Bundle Baby Girl Hamper: Audrey Hepburn
  • Sweet Bundle Baby Boy Hamper: David Bowie
  • Sweet Bundle Baby Girl Hamper: Jane Austen
  • Sweet Bambino Girl Hamper: Shout Out to the Girls
  • Sweet Bundle Baby Boy Hamper: Muhammad Ali

What Do You Give Someone On Their First Mother's Day Without Their Mother?

The first Mother's Day without Mum is a really tough occasion. If your special lady is still choosing to celebrate Mother's Day with her own children, a thoughtful hamper with a bottle of bubbly is a great way to show that you're here for her through thick and thin while still celebrating her as a Mum.

If you don't want to overwhelm her on a day that's already really tough, we recommend a gift voucher. Then, she can choose her own Mother's Day gift when she's ready.

What Should You Get Lonely Mothers For Mother's Day?

If your Mum or Grandma doesn't have a lot of loved ones in her life, we recommend giving her a hamper that helps her celebrate with the community she has (no matter how small). One such hamper is the Made to Share Cheese Hamper.

If your Mum or Grandma prefers her own company, we recommend the Luxury Tea and Relaxation Hamper.

What Should I Get My Mum For Mother's Day Last Minute?

If life has gotten in the way and you're scrambling to find a last-minute Mother's Day gift, we've got you covered. The Hamper Emporium offers eGift Cards ranging from $100 to $750. We'll send Mum's gift card straight to her inbox, and she can go shopping when she likes.

Online Mother's Day Gifts Delivered In Australia

So, life has gotten busy, and you don't feel like spending hours combing the shops for the perfect gift that she'll love? We've got you covered!

Our top Mother's Day gift suggestions are a relaxation tea gift box, an exquisite homewares gift with a scented candle, a gin and tonic cocktail hamper, a gorgeous robe to lounge in, or a surprise cheese delivery.

The Hamper Emporium ships Australia-wide, and we can deliver Mum's Mother's Day present to her door (or yours, if you'd prefer). We also offer a range of eGift Cards from $100 to $750 in case you'd rather let Mum choose for herself.

The Hamper Emporium offers free shipping Australia-wide (standard shipping only).

Impress Your Mum With A Surprise Gift

You can still make your Mum's special day extra wonderful even if you're not expecting to see her on Mother's Day. The Hamper Emporium delivers Australia-wide, so wherever she is, we can get her special gift to her on time.

We offer a large range of beautiful hampers that will make her day special and memorable.

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