Aleenta's 2022 Mother's Day Gift Guide

April 26, 2022 6 min read

Aleenta's 2022 Mother's Day Gift Guide

The Mother’s Day Gift Guide

For all the mums, step-mums, mums-to-be, aunts, godmothers – we’ve got you covered with our roundup of the best Mother’s Day goodies going round.

As the family superglue, and most underpaid 24hr worker in history with no overtime, meal breaks, incentives or bonuses, us mums deserve a bloody fabulous present for Mother’s Day.

So in preparation for celebrating another year around the sun of cooking, referee-ing, cleaning, cooking, nursing and teaching, here’s the latest and greatest gifts for you.

 

For the one that enjoys an 'adult-drink' - without the side-effects 

You love a good time, but have to parent the next morning...we get it. This one's for you.

This new category of drinks - the 'adult spritzers', non-alcoholic wines and spirits are quite simply the best. Taste and look great and you can enjoy adult-drinks without the next morning regret. 

Monday Distillery

Monday Distillery - Mother's Day Sampler Pack - $75 

Soda's for kids. Water's for workouts. Monday makes non-alcoholic drinks and adult beverages that taste like your favourite cocktails and look the part too. Sugar Free. Alcohol Free Drinks. Forever tasteful.

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Polk Drops

Polka Drops - De-Alc Cuvee 3 Pack - $54.95

Founded by a desire to offer more to the health-conscious consumer, Polka Drops is SA's newest de-alc drinks company.  

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Banks Botanicals

Banks Botanicals Crafted Non-Alcoholic Spirit - $49.99

Banks is made to mix long nights with early starts. 100% organic, vegan-friendly, sugar and gluten-free, and made from the best natural ingredients Australia has to offer.

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For the 'scents-ible' one

You love nothing more than fragrances for the senses. If, like me, you live with lots of boys pleasant smells are quite simply essential to one's mental health.

This is Incense - Noosa

This is Incense - Noosa - $39

Delicate and woody Incense with a hint of sweetness, this warming scent will take you to the beachside.

Australian Native Incense Ingredients: Lemon oil, Sweet Orange oil, Lime oil, Mandarin oil, Patchouli oil, Cypress oil

NOTE: There are gorgeous organic Incense Holders on this website too.

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Maho Sensory, Wonder Bloom

Maho Sensory - Wonder Bloom - $35

Combining natural, aromatic resin with a refined blend of premium perfumes, MAHŌ Sensory Sticks release a delicate, timeless fragrance when burned. 

Exotic lychees and newly opened blooms, Wander Bloom washes sparks of jasmine, lilies, and peonies across a balmy summer air.  Underlaid with hints of musk, moss, and fresh cut fruit. 

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Schmoist, Eau. M.G 

 

Schmoist - Eau M.G. - $24.95

This one's a tad controversial amongst the team. Not because of the products, but the name. It’s divisive. Me, I think it’s fun! And what’s even better is that it’s a bloody great product. I lurv it. A perfume and sanitiser in one. Seriously clever. My fave reasons – fits easily in my purse, super easy-to-use, not greasy, one pump and you’re done. And it smells luscious. Win. Win!

 FRAGRANCE NOTES Eau. M. G: Tea, Bergamot, Lemongrass, Musk

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For the one who believes a bath solves all the world’s problems

You enjoy your 'me' bath time. Closing that bathroom door, latching the lock, and simply soaking, relaxing,day-dreaming and scrubbing. Sounds like heaven right there. Here’s our top bath accoutrements.
 

Butt Naked, Nakedland

Butt Naked - Nakedland Limited Edition Oils - $39.95

Gotta love a product with a fab brand name -  think Bellini Sugar Body Scrub, Nudist Repair Balm and Nakedland.

We highly recommend Nakedland. Have you tried body oil yet? It's a life-changer. This uplifting and warming duo of body oils includes a body oil infused with cinnamon bark and clove bud essential oil to create a warming sensation on the skin to calm pesky muscle aches. Perfect post barre class!

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Botanical Bath Bomb from Jumbled Online

Botanicals Bath Bomb - Rose + Himalyan Salt - $10

Well-priced and gorgeous from my fave online store, Jumbled Online. The Botanicals Bath Bomb is a natural fizzing fun treat for your bath. This beautifully scented Botanical Rose Bath Bomb will leave your skin and mind feeling refreshed, calm and soft. 

 A blend of Sodium Bicarbonate, Citric Acid, Epsom Salts, Water, Almond Oil and Fragrance, Dried Rose Petals. 

TIP: We love to use our bath bombs as a mini foot spa in the bottom of the shower. A great way to give your feet a wee pick me up if you're time poor.

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Peggy Sue Co, Trio of Scrubs 

 

Peggy Sue Co - Trio of Scrubs - $43.95

Peggy Sue Co Body Scrub To Masks are a dreamy mixture that works to detox, exfoliate and soften the skin. The sandy formula helps in removing dead skin layers allowing your new healthy skin to shine through, as the minerals and antioxidants help boost your skin's health and overall appearance. 

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For the one whom new workout gear is called 'motivation' 

You love new workout gear because let's face it - when you look great, you feel great. S'thing about new gear is just motivation personified. And some gorgeous li'l accessories just take it next level! Here’s some of our faves.

 

LSKD Elixir Tights

LSKD - Elixir Full Length Tight - $95

We Lurv LSKD. Not only fab products, but sooo fund to work with (if you're a member checkout our LSKD Member offer!) LSKD gifted our team these leggings and they love, love, love them. 12 months in the making, LSKD perfected the blend to bring real technical performance with a second skin feel. With no front seam and booty shaping contour panels, Elixir hugs all the right corners and curves without rolling down or riding up.

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Aleenta x Aussie Battler Funnel Zip Sweater

Aleenta Zip Funnel Sweater x Aussie Battler Pre-Order - $89.99

Crafted from signature Fleece and washed down to provide a luxurious soft hand feel. A relaxed silhouette with zip-thru funnel neckline, rib waist and cuff, our crew ticks all your street style requirements. Pair with the Aleenta tights for your perfect winter combo.

Created by activewear brand, Aussie Battler, the Aleenta x Aussie Battler collab is a street-meets-sports lifestyle collection.

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Wild Mingo Joy Yoga Mat

Wild Mingo - Joy Yoga Mat - $119

Have you ever seen a more beautiful yoga mat? Using artworks by Melbourne artist, Ashleigh Ben-Danan, these yoga mats are at the top of our shopping list. Arriving with a 'mingo strap to make it easy to carry to class, the microsuede top is so amazingly silky underfoot. It literally begs you to start working out. 

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Control Daybreak Femme Short

Contrology, Daybreak Femme Short, $129

Contrology Active marries high performance activewear with cutting edge style for the contemporary woman. Made from Recycled Nylon, the Daybreak Femme Short not only looks & feels great but it's also kind to the planet. Loving the high waist which is double layered offering a supportive fit & sculpting effect.

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For the one who needs a morning heart-starter

You run from shower to school-lunches to school-drop off to making brekky and off to work all before 9am. You need a bit of help to get a ful day's work done before the day's even started!

Odcuple Reusable Coffee Cup

odcuple, 12oz Reusable Coffee Cup (355ml) - Pink Moon - $39.95

Our daily coffee routine is one of the only moments we have time to breakout and reflect on ourselves, our inner circle and the environment.

The odcuple reusable cup is an aesthetic mix of durable ceramic, soft touch silicone and a recycled plastic lid that blends naturally organic curves with modern angular design.

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Frank Green Reusable Coffee Cups

Frank Green, 475ml Reusable Coffee Cup - $47.95

If you have a teenager in the house, you'll be well aware of Frank Green. A cult product ATM, this reusable cup has been around since 2013. The ultimate reusable cup experience: it's beautiful, maintains your beverage temperature and taste for hours. PLUS you can customise your colours, name and lid. 

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For the one who simply needs a good spoil 

2022 is already a quarter of the way through and where has 2022 gone? Oh, that's right you've been stuck in 'lockdown' for 4 weeks as a close contact, with COVID or at home when your kids classroom getting shut because way too many kids with COVID! As we navigate our way out of this damn pandemic, we all need a little spoiling right now. 

 

Bahen and Co

Bahen & Co. - Chilli & Salt 70% Chocolate - $9.90

Because, well why not? They are simply beautifully designed and life's all about balance. 

The flavour combination was perfected by the ancient Aztecs. Flame roasted chilli varietals meet our House Blend chocolate. Finished with a dusting of flaked sea salt.

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We are Box-ie Pamper Hamper Pack

We are Box-ie - Pamper Hamper - $149

Help a sister switch off from emails, school lunches and bills by relaxing her muscles and mind with this edit of products to help them unwind.

  • The Unnamed Hydrating & Anti Ageing Facemask
  • We Are Feel Good inc Pawpaw Lip Balm 25g
  • Melbourne Bush Food Salted Pepperberry Chocolate 75g
  • BOX-IE Candle, Fig 55g
  • Peggy Sue Bath Brew Pockets
  • Al.ive Body Wash Kaffir lime & Green tea 500ml

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 Slip Silk Pillowcase

 

Slip Silk Pillowcase - Caramel King Envelope Pillowcase - $115

Slip™ pure silk products are made using slipsilk™. Specially-commissioned and made to our exacting standards, slipsilk™ has been developed and refined since 2004 to provide the ultimate combination of shine, thickness, softness and durability. In laboratory testing, slipsilk™ was shown to absorb significantly less face cream and create 43% less friction, on average, versus cotton pillowcases*.

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