Why Buy Cupcakes for Mother’s Day?

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Why Buy Cupcakes for Mother’s Day?
Published at 14 Apr 2014

Flower Basket with Rose Cupcakes


When it comes to Mother’s Day gift ideas, there are many different approaches you can take.  Everyone’s Mum is going to have different tastes related to what she would like to receive as a gift, but there is one option that everyone will love.

If you’re stuck when it comes to choosing gifts for Mother’s Day, cupcakes can be the answer to all of your worries.  Why buy cupcakes for Mother’s Day?

Popular but Still Unusual

Whatever the occasion, no one likes receiving gifts that are common.  On days marked by many people at the same time, this is doubly true.

One of the best things about cupcakes is that they are a popular option that are becoming more commonly seen and accepted as a gift item.  At the same time, they haven’t reached a tipping point where the world is suffering from cupcake overkill.  They’re still unusual enough to be presented as a thoughtful buy, but not too off the wall for anyone to ask why on Earth you’ve decided to buy them as a gift.

There are No Rules

Let’s look at Mother’s Day in comparison to other popular gifting days throughout the year, particularly in the context of cupcakes.

  • Christmas – Cupcakes will be Christmas themed and have Santa, reindeer, and snowmen on them.
  • Valentine’s Day – Cupcakes will inevitably be red or pink and have heart shaped sprinkles or designs.
  • Easter – Cupcakes will have bunny ears or stickers on them.

For Mother’s Day cupcakes, there are no rules.  You can be as creative as you want with what you order, and also make sure you get cupcakes a particular flavour or taste that you know your Mum loves.  Show how thoughtful you really are by going for an unusual flavour you know she loves.

Cupcakes are Great Small Gifts

There are two types of gift.  You get “statement gifts,” the ones that are expensive and wipe out an entire budget.  Secondly, you get smaller gifts, that work brilliantly as part of a big collection of gifts, whether lots of people buy different things or you’re buying several gifts yourself.

Cupcakes obviously fit into the second category, and are as close as you can get to being the perfect small gift.  They’re great on their own but also wonderful to give alongside a bunch of flowers, a bottle of champagne, or within a gift hamper.

Why buy cupcakes for Mother’s Day?  Surely, the question you need to be asking is: why not?