It’s that time of year, spring is in the air, Easter around the corner and Mother’s Day is fast approaching.
We have created a Gift Guide For The Mams, to suit every Mother no matter what their taste and we have added some fun facts about Mothers Day you may not have known!
Our Foxford Scarves are such a perfect gift for Mothers day. Every colour imaginable, every design conceivable and every style to suit that special person in your life. Let our Foxford Scarf be a reminder of you every time they place it around their shoulders.
Mothers Day Fun Fact #1
In Greek Mythology Spring Festivals were held in honour of the Maternal Goddess called Rhea, she was believed to be the mother of many Gods.
A Foxford throw is more than a once off gift, it is the ultimate gift. Give them the comfort and classical style of one our cashmere/wool, lambswool, merino or mohair throws. Our throws are made in Co. Mayo, so not only will you be given them a gift that will last generations you are also supporting local.
Mothers Day Fun Fact #2
In 1870 female activist Julia Ward suggested a day of peace and advocated all women to stand up against war, she was able to get Boston to recognise Mothers on the second Sunday of June.
Mothers are like candles, they burn themselves out to give others light. So give them back the gift of light and a beautiful fragrance for their home with one of our Mill Collection Candles by Clean Slate. Each scent corresponds to a different aspect of our Foxford Mill and history. Allow Thread Count to wrap her up in luxury like our bedlinen. The Loom will take her away to the blossoming West of Ireland countryside our mill is located in.
These Irish made candles are soy based and as such they are biodegradable, the will burn slower and longer and they do not have any carcinogens so that means these beautiful candles will not trigger allergies.
Mothers Day Fun Fact #3
In the vast majority of the World’s languages, the word for Mother begins with M.
Each year we create bestselling bundles for special occasions and Mothers Day is one of the most popular. We take one of our most popular items like our scarves and match with another Irish Brand, such as candles or wellness products. This year we are offering our Mothers Day Bundles with 10% off to make the gifting even more sweeter!
In 1600’s England Mothering Sunday took place on the 4th Sunday in Lent, it began with a prayer service and afterward children would bring flowers home to their mothers.
We’re not always able to be with our mums or that special person on Mother’s Day but that doesn’t mean you cannot let them know you are thinking of them
We offer both instore and e-gift cards. The instore card will allow the recipient to use the gift card in our Westport, Foxford stores and in the cafe and this is posted to the lucky person! The e-gift card allows you to send the gift instantly to their inboxes (just in case you wake up Sunday morning and have a last minute gift to buy!) and they can use this gift card anywhere in the world on our website only.
The team at Foxford wishes you a very Happy Mothers Day