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5 great hampers to give your Mum this Christmas

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Stuck for what to get your Mum for Christmas? What do you get the special lady who has everything? Flowers, perfume, a spa day?

Deciding on a suitable Christmas present that's original and well suited to your Mum can be a challenge. So, why not treat the woman who fed, clothed and reared you to a big bundle of goodies she'll both love and appreciate?

A beautiful hamper is a great gift option if there isn't one gift in particular you want to buy, but you still want to show that you put some thought and effort into your present buying this year.

Here are our top 5 picks for hampers for Mum – pick one of these and you’re sure to be on her “nice” list this holiday season.

1. For the Foodie Mum The English Market

Share the true taste of Cork with your Mum with some of the best artisan foods from the region. The English Market is one of Ireland’s most iconic markets, situated in the heart of Cork, and the lucky Mum who receives this hamper will be able to indulge in selection of delicious market foods including Smoked Irish Salmon supplied by the famous fish shops of K O'Connell's and Ballycotton Seafood, as well as Tom Durcan’s Traditional Spiced Beef. This special hamper, exclusively available from Town & Country Hampers, is presented in a Reisenthel shopping carry bag, perfect for future trips to the local market.

2. For the Mum who loves to share – The Festive Hamper

To really steal the show this Christmas, with everything Mum needs to celebrate, our Festive Hamper will certainly deliver. Presented in a beautiful bespoke design leather bound trunk, this hamper includes an array of traditional Irish festive foods such as a luxurious Irish Christmas Pudding from Jack Cuthbert’s Bakery, chutney from Crossogue, savoury biscuits from Athenry, and Foods of Athenry Fruity Mince Pies, to name a few, all complemented with a selection of award winning French wines.

3. A Treat for Mum - Deluxe Breakfast Set Collection

This lovely hamper contains a set of Porcelain Breakfast Mugs and Breakfast Plates to be used time and time again for great family breakfasts around the table. Treats included are scrumptious, delicious and healthy Maple & Almond Granola Clusters from The Gluten Free Pantry, Gourmet Crunchy Sodabread Toasts from Foods of Athenry, Wild About Marrowmalade, and a choice of Chamomile ,Vanilla & Manuka Tea from Pukka; all presented and gift wrapped in Classic Gift Box.

4. The perfect pairing - Classic two Bottle Wine & Chocolates

This simple and classic hamper is perfect for mums who don’t like a fuss. It contains a Lily O’Brien’s Ultimate Gift Wrapped Chocolate Collection, and to wash them down a bottle of Saint Marc Reserve Sauvignon (2012) and a bottle of Saint Marc Reserve Merlot (2011).

5. For the Mum who deserves a little indulgence - Luxury Pamper Hamper

The ultimate luxury gift - our Pamper Hamper is filled with all that Mum needs to relax and unwind from the stresses of everyday life. It is presented in an exquisite leather style magazine holder - a gift to endure when all the fragrances have long gone. This lovely treat contains Essential Bath Treats from our Feel Good Aran Aromatics Gift Selection, including Rosemary, Sage & Vitamin E Bath Soak, Bergamot & Ginger Shower Gel, Lavender & Lemongrass Shampoo, Jojoba & Vitamin E All-Weather Moisturiser, Grapefruit & Shea Butter Soap and a white cotton facecloth. If that’s not enough, Mum will also enjoy a bottle Chateau Marges Graves and Skellig's Strawberry & Champagne Truffles.

We’re happy to help you choose the perfect gift for your Mum this Christmas, so chat to us and we’ll help give her the Christmas she deserves.

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