Wondering how you can treat your wonderful Mum this coming Mother's Day? We have some lovely little ways that you can show them how much they mean to you.
Mums deserve a treat each and every day of the year, but on Mother's Day you can make it extra special.
Appetising afternoon tea
Dainty sandwiches, freshly baked cakes and scones, accompanied by cups of tea or coffee. An afternoon treat fit for a queen (or a duchess to be historically precise).
Our Baxters Highland Village on Speyside was well-known for serving up a delightful afternoon tea. Now, in Fochabers, a delicious afternoon tea is available from our neighbours at Christies Garden Centre or Gordon Castle.
Or, enjoy a sweet Scottish afternoon tea at home with our case of gorgeous goodies - The Scottish Afternoon Tea Luxury Hamper - including our Baxters of Scotland Blend from Argyll Coffee Roasters, top choices from The Wee Tea Company, zesty Lemon Melts from Island Bakery and the award-winning Highland Chocolatier's luxurious chocolate Florentines.
Walking in the wilderness
A Sunday stroll in the great outdoors is a great escape from everyday life. The wind in your hair, the sun on your face and the sound of nature surrounding you.
Eilidh Cameron and Eve MacFarlane recently shared with us some of their favourite walks and places to see across Scotland. Not nearby? That's not a problem, as the National Trust has listed ten of the top walks in Britain, as voted for by the nation.
At this time of year, there's still a nip in the air so make sure to pull on your comfiest pair of walking boots and wrap up warm.
A flute of fizz or a classic cocktail is a perfect way to spend a Mother's Day evening, whilst reading a favourite book, watching television or spending quality time together.
Highland Kir Royale
We've taken the Kir Royale, a classic category of cocktail, and given it a Highland makeover. Not with tartan or heather but with the finest Scottish produce.
This perfect aperitif combines blackcurrants from Angus within an award-winning liqueur from Tayport Distillery with Baxters Limited Edition Blackcurrant and Cassis Conserve, topped up with a fruity French fizz.
For our Moray Martini, we stir instead of shake (apologies, Mr. Bond). With our Limited Edition London Dry Gin, crafted by Glenrinnes Distillery on the hills of Speyside, you can stir up a new version of the classic cocktail.
Our London Dry Gin has been handcrafted on the Glenrinnes Estate in their 1,000-litre pot still, 'Rebecca', and is a perfectly balanced juniper-based dry gin, where fresh citrus meets spicy juniper.
Soothing spa day
On Mothering Sunday, a day spent at home is a day well spent. Sit back and relax in the comfort of your own home and be indulged with a beautiful selection of pampering products.
Ishga's organic seaweed Self Care Body Set provides a rejuvenating and relaxing experience where you will be transported to the turquoise shores of the Hebrides.
From scrumptious sweet treats, delightful tipples and Scottish pamper products, The Pamper Luxury Hamper, filled with ten lovely items, is designed to give the recipient an indulgent and special treat.
Every lady loves flowers, whether it's a big bouquet or a perfect posy.
In the season of spring, we love tulips, hyacinths, oriental lilies, roses, cherry blossom, gerberas, lisianthus, eucalyptus and carnations.
Of course, gifting a beautiful box of extra special items is our top treat for Mother's Day. From the moment she lifts the lid, your Mum will have a smile on her face.
At Baxters of Scotland, we are proud to be working together with over thirty different artisan producers from across the length and breadth of Scotland, with superior quality, craftsmanship, an ethical approach and a unique story at the heart of each one and offering the most exclusive, remarkable, quirky and beautiful items.
We were also delighted to see that one of our Scottish hampers - The Highland Fling Luxury Hamper - was chosen as the 'Best Luxury Mother's Day Hamper' in The Independent's IndyBest '24 best Mother's Day hampers' guide.
However you choose to celebrate Mothering Sunday this year, show them how much they mean to you.
Shop our full range of Mother's Day gifts on our website or contact our Sales and Customer Care department at hello@BaxtersOfScotland.com or on 01343 820666.
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Written by Phillip Wood, E-Commerce Marketing Assistant, at Baxters of Scotland. You can connect with Phillip Wood on LinkedIn.