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How To Celebrate Mother's Day When You Can't See Your Mum

Charlotte FieldsMarch 20th
2020

Mother's Day is just around the corner but you're stuck at university or just general quarantine.

Mother's Day just isn't the same if you can't see them, we know, but with the government advising us to practice social distancing, those Sunday plans are put on hold indefinitely.

But we thought we'd come up with a list of ways you can celebrate anyway - even when you're not physically with them!

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From sending gifts and cards there's tonnes of ways to show your mum you care without being there, and don't worry, Royal Mail, Public Health England has advised there's no risk of passing germs through the letter box.

The postal service says on their website: "Public Health England (PHE) has advised that people receiving parcels are not at risk of contracting the coronavirus.

"From experience with other coronaviruses, we know that these types of viruses don't survive long on objects, such as letters or parcels."

Buyagift

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Why not plan a Mother's Day date when we're not all cooped up?

With buyagift you can plan some quality time together. With an afternoon tea, spa day, or even just a nice meal out - when safe of course!

Having quality time when it's just you and her will be great and knowing it will be in a fantastic location is even better

Get an exclusive 23% student discount for a limited time only when you purchase one of Buyagift’s amazing experience days.

Lily Charmed

Sending your Mother a gift for Mother's Day can be expensive, with brands hiking up the price knowing you'll pay it. But Lily Charmed sells unique and good quality jewellery for a reasonable price.

But with TOTUM you can get a better deal with 15% off. There's even a specific Mother's Day section to help you out.

Candles Direct

Candles Direct does exactly what it says on the tin. It sends candles directly to you.

If your Mum is a candle fanatic, she's going to love this. You can purchase gift sets online and send them directly to her.

Whether she's after scented candles, reed diffusers, scented hand creams, wax melts or car fragrances, Candles Direct’s huge range is bound to have something to delight your nostrils. Get 15% student discount when you purchase online from Candles Direct. TOTUM members get 15% discount site-wide when shopping online at Candles Direct.

Cadbury's

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Because everybody loves a bit of chocolate, don't they.

All the Christmas chocolate should definitely be gone by now, so make ye ma happy again by giving her the gift of choccy!

What's even better is that when your order Cadbury's chocolate online, you can create a personalised gift.

Take your pick from one of Cadbury’s specially created gift sets including the Mother’s Day Hot Chocolate Set and the Mother’s Day Chocolate & Mug Set or create your very own hamper containing a Pick ’n’ Mix of all your mum’s favourites - you can even include a personalised message to remind her just how great she is…

Appleyard Flowers

You can't go wrong with a bunch of fresh flowers now can you. This one is sure to make her shed a tear... and that's the main goal really, isn't it. *muahahaha*

It’s a classic - have you ever known anyone to not like receiving flowers? And what better reminder that spring is just around the corner than a lovely fresh bouquet?

TOTUM members can bag themselves an impressive 22% discount on Appleyard’s Mother’s Day bouquets. Delivering professionally arranged flowers straight to the door, Appleyard take extra special care to make sure they arrive in perfect condition. 

Mother's Day is this Sunday (22nd March), so don't forget to give her a call!

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