Mother’s Day gifts that don’t cost the Earth!
A few Mother’s Day gifts and ideas!
Good bet: Organic and/or locally-grown flowers
Better yet: A potted plant that comes with an offer to help plant it in her garden
Good bet: Organic and/or fair trade chocolates
Better yet: Hand-made goodies from your own kitchen
Good bet: Cards that are made from recycled paper, “tree-free” materials such as hemp or botanical paper embedded with seeds for planting
Better yet: Handmade cards made from recycled materials that send the message, “I care enough about you to make a one-of-a-kind greeting that is as unique as you are.”
Good bet: Natural personal care products and perfumes that are made from essential oils and natural ingredients
Better yet: A gift certificate for a spa treatment or a natural therapy such as a massage, aromatherapy or reflexology
Good bet: Brunch at her favourite restaurant
Better yet: A picnic lovingly prepared and served in her own backyard
Good bet: Gift wrap made from recycled materials
Better yet: Use tea towels or hand towels for gift wrap that can be reused over and over.