Just remembered that Mothers Day is less than a week away? Realised you still need to rustle up some gifts for your lovely mum? Have no idea what your mum would like and feeling more stressed than an unfed puppy around dinner time?
Well, fear no more! Pookipoiga will be your shiny, feel-good savior!
Let us suggest some super quirky, super ethical and super sustainable gift ideas for your mum or mum equivalent.
Nine Yaks Cashmere
Who doesn't love to snuggle into a warm luscious jumper or throw as the winter months draw near?
Nine Yaks have a large array of beautiful, lux, and cuddly jumpers, ponchos, throws and shawls! Made ethically and sustainably, and supporting local communities in Nepal, these wonderful items are truly made by the community for the community.
So which one to choose for mum?
The new kid on the Nine Yaks block, the Zoé cape is elegant, luxurious and oh so soft. It comes in 4 different natural colours, and is the perfect stylish winter outer garment.
The Nine Yaks cashmere ponchos are famous for their array of gorgeous naturally dyed colours, and sophisticated craftsmanship. In 16 different fun and stylish colours, you are guaranteed to find the perfect match!
The Amélie Jersey is a feather-weight jumper, perfect for travelling, and for layering with everyday wear! It comes in 4 different colours and 3 sizes.
These shawls are carefully handwoven using 100% cashmere, and are 100% natural, meaning that they have not been dyed in the slightest! Coming in many different patterns, these stylish and delicate shawls really do spice up any winter wardrobe,
Raw integrity chocolate is the gift that keeps on giving. Not only is it vegan, raw, 70% cocoa, locally and ethically sourced, Melbourne made by founder and naturopath Kristina, deliciously creamy AND crunchy, but on top of that 10% of all proceeds go to charity.It truly is feel-good chocolate inside and out!
With many yummy flavours to choose from including berrie lover, orange and lime, peppiment, pink salt, cinnamon chai and cacao nibs and vanilla, you are sure to find something that mum will LOVE (and hopefully share too ;)
We love books here at Pookipoiga, so whether mum is a food enthusiast, outdoor fan or pop culture observer, you are sure to find something suitably appropriate! Some of our favourite books include: Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi; Lost Melbourne; A Wilder Life; and Five Go Parenting.
Conscious step socks are another product we LOVE because of its multi-layered commitment to giving back. Not only are the socks made responsibly, with fair trade cotton designed for long-lasting wear, but for each different design a set donation is given to a corresponding charity for each purchase.
Just in, the new colour pop earrings are a very stylish addition to any wardrobe. Better still, they are made with sustainable laser cut timbers and environmentally friendly glues and sealers. The backs of the earrings are made from surgical grade stainless steel, so there are no concerns for even the most sensitive of ears! Accompany with a matching pendant colour pop necklace and your Mother's Day gift is sorted!
Your quest for reduced plastic living has proven fruitful. Apiary Made sustainable beeswax food wraps are the the perfect alternative to plastic cling wrap. Made with pure and ethical beeswax, organic cotton and hemp, organic jojoba oil and natural tree resin, these wraps are super useful! Whether it's wrapping bread, cheese, herbs, sandwiches, picnics, bowls of salad and leftovers, or keeping your fruit and veggies fresh. Made in Australia, ethically sourced, naturally anti-bacterial, zero waste, cruelty free and biodegradable, it really makes for such a practical gift!
This certified organic fair trade skin care range is handcrafted in Fremantle, Western Australia. It is cruelty free, and palm oil free, saving the many cute critters that roam our earth as well as the rainforest they call home. Using 100% raw active ingredients and the holistic principles of Ayurveda, the result is a beautifully nourishing product your skin will adore! Mokosh is a company that give back, contributing a portion of all sales to the Orangutan Project, fighting to conserve land and the habitats of these beautiful creatures. They also regularly donate to a variety of social and environmental causes such as the Nav Jagriti Collective, supporting education of children from a New Delhi slum in 2014.
We have a range of items your mum will love. Our current range includes pure body balm, face and body cream, shea body butter, moisturising lip balm and a beautiful sesame and frankincense body oil. And better yet - its all 30% off this week!
Mum will love it!