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After many years of hard work, your coworker, friend, or family member has finally decided to punch his time card one last time. Retirement calls for a celebration — and a special gift to mark the beginning of a new era. Here’s everything you need to know about choosing the perfect gift for a retirement party.
How to Choose a Retirement Gift for Men
When it comes to choosing a retirement gift for a man in your life, don’t overthink it. Just look for a gift that makes him feel special for all he has achieved in life. A personalized gift is always an option, especially for a coworker you don’t know that well. In that case, you can choose a personalized watch or photo frame. If you’re close with the retiree in question, you have more options for gifts because you know his likes and interests. For example, you can choose a practical gift for all the adventures he’s about to embark on, whether that involves jet setting around the world or cooking steak in his barbecue grill in the backyard. Or, opt for a funny gift that will make him chuckle. After all, leaving the workforce after many years of hard work is a special moment and he is surely looking forward to some fun moments after spending many years working.
Top Ten Retirement Gifts
If you’re wondering what to buy for the new retiree in your life, look no further. We’ve gathered up ten amazing retirement gifts he’s sure to love:
Created to look just like a bouquet of flowers, this arrangement is filled pineapple daisies, strawberries, cantaloupe, honeydew, and grapes. It all comes complete in a “Congratulations” container that’s perfect for the occasion.
Packed with gourmet chocolate covered cake-shaped pineapple topped with colorful chocolate glaze and sprinkles, this box is made even more special with gourmet chocolate dipped strawberries and white chocolate Congratulations sentiments. It’s the perfect way to say “Congrats” to the retiree in your life.
A great conversation piece to add to his collection of home decor, this print features a different black-and-white photograph for each letter in your retiree’s name. It comes beautifully matted and framed under glass in a glossy black frame.
If the retiree in your life is about jet off on exciting adventures around the world, this duffel bag is a perfect pick. It’s big enough to fit all of his essentials, but still small enough to use as a carry on for the airplane.
This luxurious bamboo men’s is richly accented with black chronographs and a genuine black leather watch band. The metal back of the watch face can be personalized with up to four lines of your own custom message.
Take him back to his younger days with this 4-in-1 Bluetooth record player. It allows you to stream digital playlists from a smartphone, the three-speed turntable can play your favorite vinyl records, while classic rotary controls allow you to enjoy the FM radio.
With a spatula, fork, tongs, knife, basting brush, grill brush, grill apron, eight corn holders, four skewers, and an aluminum storage case, this set includes everything he’ll ever need to operate a grill. Plus, they all come with a rubber handle with a non-slip design for ease of use.
He’s sure to have a ton of ideas on his bucket list, and this journal allows him to record each and every adventure. It’s made with a faux leather covered filled with 70lb unlined paper for writing, sketching and keeping all the little tokens from your travels.
Give him this platter filled with the signatures of all the retired presidents now that he’s joining their ranks. It’s perfect for passing around appetizers at his next parties, while also sparking conversation our country’s past leaders.
Now that he doesn’t have to go to work anymore, he has all the time in the world to grow his own plants and vegetables. This growing system features a full spectrum 21-watt LED grow lighting with auto turn-on/off feature that gives your plants just the right amount of light.
After many years of hard work, the retiree in your life is bound to appreciate any thoughtful gift that commemorates his achievements and offers well wishes for the future.