A good way to celebrate a 40th birthday is to do whatever the guest of honor wants. Turning 40 doesn't have to be full of doom and gloom, jokes about being elderly and gag gifts such as denture glue and hemorrhoid cream. The celebration can be as fun and fabulous as any other party.Continue Reading
Plan a fun spa day with a group of other people who are also about to turn 40 or who have recently hit that milestone. Get facials, pedicures, massages and body wraps. Eat a delicious lunch and enjoy time with friends or family. This celebration is perfect for ladies.
For men, plan a golf outing. Spend the day on the range having fun, then go out for a decadent dinner to celebrate. If golf isn't the guest of honor's favorite sport, go to the batting cages then catch a baseball game. For the basketball lover, play a game in the backyard, then head out to watch the pros play.
The party can have a "Forty and Fabulous" theme, or, if the honoree wants, even an "Over the Hill" theme. Check with the guest of honor to find out which theme suits her best. Spending time with friends and family is a great way to celebrate any birthday.Learn more about Birthdays
Ideas for throwing a 70th birthday party include having a decade-themed party, celebrating the decade the guest of honor was born in and having a party with the number 70 as the central theme. Another idea is to throw a "This is Your Life" party that celebrates the person's achievements and milestones. Determine what the birthday honoree would appreciate the most, or would like the least, before choosing a theme.Full Answer >
A shot glass with a short message like "Happy 60th Birthday" and the name of the guest of honor makes an ideal party favor. A mint tin that features a birthday message and a picture of the guest of honor is an attractive favor as well.Full Answer >
Some over-the-hill birthday sayings employ a comedic approach, lobbing good-natured, age-related zingers at the birthday guest. The humor is often based on the aging human body, the deterioration that comes with getting older and the simple passage of time. For example, classic comedienne Phyllis Diller knows she's old because, "My back goes out more than I do," and Bob Hope quipped that, at senior citizen birthday celebrations, "The candles cost more than the cake."Full Answer >
One fun thing for people to do on their 35th birthday is to have a karaoke party with family and friends. Karaoke machines can be rented at various electronic or music stores.Full Answer >