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Three great websites for Mother’s Day gifts

Take the hassle out of shopping for that special something that will make your mom smile inside and out



This remains one of the best gifts for moms who like beauty treats!

Buy her a subscription for R119 per month and she’ll have a selection of sample products delivered to her door, anywhere in South Africa, in the first 15 days of every month. The contents are secret, so this gift keeps surprising. If she receives something she loves, she can buy more from the site’s boutique, which stocks a range of makeup, fragrances, tools and body and skincare products. The rubyRands loyalty programme also means you save cash.



With the shift from analogue to digital, photos have become less valued, and most of the hundreds of pics we snap get filed and forgotten.

That’s why we love the idea of creating a photo album – or, better yet, a personalised, professional-looking photo book. All you need to do to get creative is download the free Mac or PC software from My Photo Book. Or if creating an entire book is too daunting, you can print your mug on a mug … or pillow, mouse pad, T-shirt, coasters or puzzle. Order directly from the program and either have your gift conveniently delivered or collect it from your local Foto First.



Who doesn’t love the decadence of receiving a couriered gift?

NetFlorist, a classic flower- ordering site, has expanded. So you can spoil your mother with a beautiful bouquet, or you can buy Nachtmusik and chocs, a spa package, silver claw-set red cubic Zirconia earrings or Estée Lauder Beautiful through the affiliated NetGifts, NetJewel and NetPerfume sites. This fuss-free shopping for the busy, online-savvy woman is a great solution if you live far from your mom. (The site delivers to South Africa, Australia, Germany, the UK and the US.)


Still at a loss? Buy an e-voucher from YuppieChef, iTunesBlackBerry World or Amazon

Click here to see how you can win Mother’s Day spoils worth more than R80 000.


Read more on p 83 of our May issue.

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