Some suitable gifts for one's mother on her 50th birthday include clothing, jewelry, food or chocolate, fragrances, ornaments and accessories. For the socially conscientious mother who is turning 50, a donation to her favorite charity is also an appropriate and thoughtful gift.Continue Reading
For foodie mothers who like to source fresh and natural ingredients, but are unable to grow any for themselves, a subscription on her behalf to a farming co-op makes an excellent gift. While similar to a charity, in that they support small farming operations, customers are essentially renting their own source of food and partaking in the harvest — be it a peach tree in the state of Georgia, a coffee or cocoa tree in the rain forest or an oyster bed in Puget Sound.
When considering fragrances as gifts for a mother turning 50, a more creative idea is to purchase an amulet. These are hand-crafted fragrance containers that are worn as an accessory, rather than dabbing the fragrance directly on the skin.
An alternative to giving something tangible as a gift would be to throw a party for the mother turning 50. A picnic on the beach is a good idea for those with summer birthdays, and a great way to take her mind off the milestone that 50 represents.Learn more about Birthdays
Appropriate gifts for those turning seventy will naturally vary depending on the recipient'sÂ gender and personality; however, gift cards forÂ experiences and activities are among some of the most commonly suggested ideas.Â Food, books, ornaments, flowers and other household items, as well as jewelry and wine or champagne are also popular.Full Answer >
Some possible Christmas gifts for an individual's mother are a framed photo collage, a warm throw, a piece of custom jewelry, fingertip gloves, an engraved key chain or a vase with her favorite type of flower. Siblings may like to pool their resources to purchase a high-quality gift for their mother.Full Answer >
Some gifts that could be suitable for someone celebrating their 50th birthday include jewelry (gold being especially associated with the 50th), a special vacation, such as a cruise, or some fancy designer perfume, such as Calvin Klein or Ralph Lauren. Gifts with more of a personal touch include a bottle of wine from the year of their birth or a decorative photo frame containing pictures of their loved ones and perhaps a personal message.Full Answer >
Traditional gifts for celebrating a friend or relative's engagement are flowers and bottles of wine or champagne; however, jewelry, food and other items could also be well-received. Some other gift ideas include token commemorative items for the home, such as "Mr. & Mrs." or monogrammed glassware.Full Answer >