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50th Birthday Gift Ideas for her & him

Few present ideas for her/his 50th birthday

So you’ve got someone in your life that has officially reached the “over-the-hill” status.

50th birthday celebrations can be large or small, but regardless of party size, 50th birthdays are an event to be cherished and celebrated accordingly. On this installment of  “you ask, we answer,” we explore some potential gifts for anyone in your life celebrating a 50th birthday.

Made in 1967

A classic mug is a great choice, especially if your birthday person likes coffee or tea. Help them celebrate with nostalgia and get them this fun Made in 1967 mug. This simple mug is sure to be a hit at home or at the office, where ever your birthday person enjoys their favorite hot beverage. The “all original parts” slogan is sure to give them a laugh with every use, as well.

50th Birthday Gift Made 1968 50th Birthday...
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50th Birthday Gift Made 1968 50th Birthday...
  • The best 50th birthday gift is a practical gift they can use for years to come.
  • This 11 ounce white ceramic coffee mug also makes a great tea cup with its large, easy to grip C-handle.
  • The imprinted design will display on both sides of the mug as pictured, and will stop approximately 1 inch from both sides of C-handle.
  • The premium full color sublimation imprint creates a vibrant, long lasting, and lead-free design.
  • Microwave and dishwasher safe for your convenience.

A Birthday Philosophy

For a woman celebrating her 50th, consider getting her something to pamper herself. This Philosophy Birthday Girl set comes with philosophy’s vanilla birthday cake scented shampoo and body wash, and matching tube of lipgloss. The cool thing about philosophy products is they can be whatever you need them to be — shampoo, body wash, or even bubble bath. She’ll love the flavor and everyday usability of the lipgloss, and will love the versatility of the wash!

Philosophy Birthday Girl
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Philosophy Birthday Girl
  • Vanilla birthday cake for the birthday girl
  • Multitasking, 3-in-1 shower gel
  • Highly emollient lip shine

A piece of NFL history

For a sports fan celebrating their 50th birthday, a great gift idea is a history book of their favorite sport. If they’re into football, this NFL History Book is a sleek option that will look good as a coffee table book. A compilation of all the greatest moments of NFL history, your football buff is sure to enjoy relieving these classic sports moments and sharing them with friends and family.

100 Yards of Glory: The Greatest Moments in...
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100 Yards of Glory: The Greatest Moments in...
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Joe Garner, Bob Costas
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Edition no. 0 (11/08/2011)
  • Hardcover: 320 pages

Picnic Birthday Party

For anyone turning 50, a classic choice of gift is something they can take on long walks, picnics, hikes, or anywhere they might venture in the great outdoors. This Picnic Backpack is a perfect birthday gift for anyone who likes to enjoy a picnic lunch on the weekends. This backpack keeps all your picnic essentials in one place — everything from your meal itself, to plates and utensils, even your blanket and favorite bottle of wine. For those who love the travel, this is also a great birthday gift.

Plush Picnic Picnic Backpack/Picnic Basket...
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Plush Picnic Picnic Backpack/Picnic Basket...
  • LUXURY: Luxurious sleek black canvas picnic backpack for two. HIGH QUALITY handmade backpack. Gender Neutral. Perfect gift for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries. Be proud to present for any occasion!
  • COMPLETE SET: Picnicking will be fun, effortless and stylish with this all inclusive backpack. Sit down and relax on the plush fleece blanket w/ waterproof backing. Sip your wine and enjoy your snacks with our stainless steel cutlery and elegant plates.
  • MODERN: 2018 Modern Design. Convenient alternative to bulky picnic baskets. Unique design provides each accessory its own space for easy access and clean up. Size 11"L x 7"W x 15"H - 4.2lbs
  • LIFESTYLE: Plush Picnic is a lifestyle brand perfect for those who enjoy the outdoors and things like WINE! Take this backpack on your next adventure. The rear cooler is big enough for all your snacks and MORE WINE!
  • BEST VALUE: Truly the best quality at the best price. Visit Plush Picnic on facebook or Instagram for special offers. Available as a two or four person set.

Adventurous Birthday

For the adventurous 50 year old, this beautiful Travel destinations map will help them keep track of all their past, present, and future adventures. Already mounted and framed, this destinations map is ready to be marked with pushpins for all their travel plans. Featuring the entire world, this map is a great birthday gift for the 50 year old who wants to spend more time overseas.

Executive World Push Pin Travel Map with...
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Executive World Push Pin Travel Map with...
  • Track your world travels on this beautiful National Geographic Push Pin Travel Map
  • Great conversation starter
  • Ready to hang on your wall
  • Elegant 2 inch black frame 39.5 Inches Wide x 27.5 Inches High
  • Includes 100 pins in a mixture of Red, White and Black

A different kind of box wine

Something any wine lover would appreciate is a gorgeous Personalized wine box. This handmade wine box is completely unique and can be customized to reflect exactly what message you want. This pretty display box holds a single bottle of their favorite vino and adds a touch of class to any bar or kitchen set up. The personalized message on the front is sure to be a hit!

Solid Bamboo Wine Gift Box Set by Case...
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Solid Bamboo Wine Gift Box Set by Case...
  • REAL BAMBOO wood wine gift box set will make any friend, client or wine-loving family member oooh and ahh in amazement.
  • MATCHING BAMBOO ACCESSORIES enable wine novices to enthusiasts to be the perfect host or hostess.
  • Don't be fooled by gift boxes that let the wine bottle roll around unprotected. This wine gift box keeps your bottle securely wrapped and tight inside it's case.
  • Fits any standard wine 750ml bottle, but not appropriate for oversized champagne bottles.
  • Wine not included.

But first, coffee.

Finally, for the coffee lover is this Kona Coffee Gift Basket. Featuring five different types of authentic, Hawaiian-island grown kona coffee, this gift basket will be a pleaser for anyone who enjoys a good cup of coffee. Each package of coffee brews up to 60 cups of coffee, so there’s plenty to share, as well. Blends range from light roasts to dark roasts, so there’s a little something for everyone in this gift basket.

Kona Hawaiian Coffee Gift Sampler for Mothers...
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Kona Hawaiian Coffee Gift Sampler for Mothers...
  • We submitted our Platinum Collection coffee gift to our panel of customers and they voted this the best coffee gift for every occasion!
  • Our attractive gift box contains our most popular Kona Hawaiian coffee selections.
  • Our gift box presentation measures 12 x 9 x 3 inches and is ready-to-give.
  • Included are five 2 oz packages of ground (drip grind) Kona Hawaiian Coffee Blends.
  • Each 2 oz package measures 7 x 2 inches and each package brews 12 cups of coffee, for a total of 60 cups.

Turning 50 is no small feat, and deserves to be celebrated appropriately. Making it to 50 is a big accomplishment. 50 year olds have some serious life experience under the belt and are looking toward enjoying all the hard work they’ve put in over the course of their lives. Weather they’re looking to retire soon, or not soon at all, the gift ideas on our list will hopefully help you find something they will love and cherish for many years to come.

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