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Making it to your 80th birthday is a huge milestone. Imagine how different life was 80 years ago and how much your loved one has seen and experienced throughout her life. When a loved one turns 80, it’s time for an enormous party with family, friends, and a massive cake with no less than 80 candles. But what should you get the guest of honor to make the celebration complete?
How to Choose an 80th Birthday Gift
Choosing a gift for an 80th birthday is no easy task. Your loved one has received so many gifts throughout the years that she probably doesn’t need anything at all. Instead, you might want to pick a one-of-a-kind, personalized gift. It’s even better if it incorporates your loved one’s kids or grandkids. At this point in her life, she knows what’s important – friends and family.
If, on the other hand, your loved one even has more personal mementos than you can count, you might also want to consider a practical gift that she can use on a daily basis. Think of something that can make her more comfortable, like a heating blanket if she’s always cold or plush slippers to keep her feet cozy. You might also want to consider a decadent food gift that will delight your loved one’s taste buds. Something delicious to enjoy never goes out of style – now or 80 years ago.
Top 10 80th Birthday Gifts
If you’re still stumped on what to get the 80-year-old in your life, don’t worry. We’ve gathered up ten amazing 80th birthday gifts she’s sure to love:
This birthday arrangement is packed with everything your loved one could want on her big day. It comes complete with chocolate dipped strawberries, pineapple cupcakes covered with white and semisweet chocolate, a variety of fresh fruit, and three festive birthday balloons.
Packed with apple truffles, star-shaped pineapple, strawberries, and cantaloupe, this arrangement is perfectly delicious. Plus, it’s all packed in a fun martini glass-shaped container that she can use long after the fruit is gone.
This book not only features the front page of a newspaper from the day you were born, but also a birthday front page from every year after. You can choose your favorite newspaper from the Seattle Times, Dallas Morning News, LA Times, and more.
This beautiful necklace features eight different rings – each one representing a decade in her life – in a mix of gold and sterling silver. It’s topped with a stunning pearl to complete the look.
Keep your loved one warm with this heated throw featuring five heat settings and an energy-saving insulating layer that reflects the heat back to your body. Velvet-soft plush fabric makes this throw the softest thing you’ve felt all day.
A Blue Apron subscription can help your loved one make simple, easy, and completely delicious meals without any meal prep, trips to the grocery store, or digging through dozens of recipes. Each week, she’ll get step-by-step recipes and the ingredients to make them delivered right to her door.
Help your loved one’s skin feel soft, supple, and highly moisturized. This luxurious cream is formulated with sea kelp and other nutrients and minerals harvested from the sea for the ultimate in hydration.
This beautiful bracelet features a heartbeat design alongside a heart in sterling silver. It comes in a keepsake gift box and includes a lifetime guarantee.
With these friendship lamps, your loved one will always know when you’re thinking of her. When you turn on one lamp with a simple touch, the other one emits the same glow – no matter how far away it is.
This elegant photo frame is sure to make a big hit with your loved one – especially if it includes a picture of cherished friends and family. Made with a silver-plated frame and etching on the glass, it fits a 4×6-inch photo.
Whether your loved likes personalized gifts or more practical fare, you’ll find a gift she’s sure to love on this list. With a great gift in hand, you can help make her 80th the best birthday yet.