By Jay

June 1, 2019


Retirement Gifts for Women

Perhaps a special someone in your life is retiring, such as a mom, a sister, or even a wife. On their announcement of their plans to leave the workplace, it is best to give them a gift and celebrate this occasion with them. After all, retirements only come once in a lifetime and signify the end of their working days. Besides, they will have access to lots of extra time where they previously were busy, meaning that it is the perfect day to pick up some new hobbies. According to a recent survey of 719 female retirees, below are some of their favorite items now that they have extra time to enjoy them.

Margaritaville Key West Maker

Margaritaville Key West Frozen Concoction Maker with Easy Pour Jar and XL Ice Reservoir

This margarita maker can create up to 2.5 pitchers of a refreshing drink, creating shaved ice rather than crushed ice that you can get from your fridge. It has four drink settings and a choice for manual blends so that you can make alcoholic drinks of all sorts, depending on your personality and tastes. Now that she has extra time to relax, this is just one more way to help her lay back and take some time to herself.

The Travel Book for Places to Visit

The Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country in the World (Lonely Planet)

The Travel Book – lets her take a journey through every single country in the world, with over 850 different images so that she can envision what it is like to really visit. This is perfect if she wants ideas for potential vacation spots in the future, especially as she will have lots of time to put those plans into action now that a job no longer restrains her.

Erin Condren Travel Petite Planner

Erin Condren Travel PetitePlanner

This planner is perfect for anyone who wants to visit various countries while keeping an organized schedule so that they have an idea of precisely what they want to do. Not only is it possible to add your own decorations in addition to the various gold stickers provided, but it has 28 daily spreads for people to log what they ate, their favorite actions, and all the memories that they want to keep forever. 

Natrogix Bliss Essential Oils

Natrogix Bliss Essential Oils - Top 9 Therapeutic Grade 100% Pure Essential Oil Set 9/10ml (Tea Tree, Lavender, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Lemongrass, Lemon, Rosemary, Orange, Peppermint) w/Free E-Book

This kit comes with nine different scents of essential oils to help aid the flow of relaxation and healing into any daily routine, emphasizing the various properties of ingredients used to bring life to the next stage. It is a good starter set for anyone just delving into the world of oils with natural and safe recipes used in the creation to ensure your special someone will be able to enjoy their present and the meditation that may accompany it.

Casitika Funny Retirement Mug

Casitika Funny Happy Retirement Coffee Mug. Gag Gifts Ideas for Men and Women. Retired Not My Problem Anymore. Fun Gift for Coworker. 11 oz White Ceramic Novelty Mug.

This gift is sure to bring a smile to anyone’s face with the caption, “Retired. Not my problem anymore.” It is practical as it is cute, and gives them an addition to their pantry and cups so that they will have a smile on their face each time they get the chance to use it. In addition, it is both dishwasher and microwave safe, meaning that the mug will not cause any extra trouble for them.

Scuddles Garden Tools Set

Scuddles Garden Tools Set - 8 Piece Heavy Duty Gardening tools With Storage Organizer, Ergonomic Hand Digging Weeder, Rake, Shovel, Trowel, Sprayer, Gloves Gift for Men & Women

Gardening is the perfect hobby for those with time, as they get the joy of seeing new life form under their careful hands and precious time. This set, in particular, comes with a cute tote bag that carries all of the heavy-duty tools that are meant to last years, and with eight different items given, it is a comprehensive kit that suits any beginner.

Organic Vegetable Seeds

Organic Vegetable Seeds for Planting - 13 Varieties of Non GMO, Non Hybrid, Heirloom Seeds, Open Pollinated Garden Seeds - Tomatoes, Kale, Carrots, Broccoli, Arugula, and More

On the same note, embellish the previous present by handing your loved one thirteen different species of seeds so that they can dive right into the hobby of gardening and the work it entails. It is guaranteed to create plants that are GMO-free, meaning that any dishes they may want to prepare in the future with the fruits of their work will be healthy and natural as possible. It also limits the waste in the standard food industry, clearing their conscious as well. 

CedarCraft Elevated Cedar Planter

CedarCraft Elevated Cedar Planter (18" x 34" x 30") - Grow Fresh Vegetables, Herb Gardens, Flowers & Succulents. Beautiful Raised Garden Bed for a Deck, Patio or Yard Gardening. No Tools Required.

This planter will help them expand into their new hobby as it makes the most out of limited space, easily set on any patio or yard. In addition, the height that it adds to the plants means that she will no longer have to bend down to tend to them, reducing both back and knee strain to make sure that this hobby remains painless for her. With an easy assembly, there are no tools necessary to help with creating this planter.

Personalized Funny Wine Glass

Retirement Good Bye Tension Hello Pension Funny 15 oz Stemless Wine Glass - Retirement Gift - For Him or Her - Perfect Gift for Coworker

Just like the mug above, this glass with the caption “Goodbye tension, Hello Pension” is sure to bring a smile to their face as they read the rhyme. Also, it is a useful addition to their previous mugs, and the dishwasher safe glass is made of only the highest quality materials so that it can last for a very long time.

Airbnb Gift Card

Airbnb Boat Gift Cards - E-mail Delivery

This will help them find the funds to travel if they wish to see the world after retirement, as many do. In addition, it has optional designs so that you can personalize it, and can store up to $200 on a single card so that you can ensure she has a way of finding a place to stay the night, no matter where her adventurous soul may want to take her.

Pictures in a Photo Frame

Giftgarden 5 by 7 -Inch in Picture Frame Friends Gifts for 5x7 Photo Display, Pack of 2

This is the ideal present to give any retiree as it can help remind them of their memories and past experiences, in addition to working as a decoration for their home. This frame employs a glass mirror to keep the photos safe and uses an elegant design that can fit in any setting, the attractive look setting it apart from other frames that you might want to choose.

GoPro Waterproof Camera

GoPro HERO7 Black — Waterproof Digital Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K HD Video 12MP Photos Live Streaming Stabilization

A camera is another good option, as she can use the extra time on her hands to jump into photography as a new hobby to draw pleasure from. This GoPro Camera offers video stabilization to correct any shaking in your hands and even works under voice control for those who want a genuinely intuitive design. 

Bath Ritual Home Spa Gift Basket

Bath Ritual Home Spa Gift Basket | COPPER+CRANE Skin Care Set

Get her a gift basket to help her fully relax as she adjusts to not having the stress associated with work anymore; this gift basket works to do just that as it offers a gentle exfoliator, a spa bar, a bath oil soak, and even body nectar that works to moisturize skin. It can help her enjoy new aspects of life from her own home and last for a long time to come.

Picnic Basket Set

Picnic Basket Set - 2 Person Picnic Hamper Set - Waterproof Picnic Blanket Ceramic Plates Metal Flatware Wine Glasses S/P Shakers Bottle Opener Blue Checked Pattern Lining Picnic Set | Picnic Tote

A two-person picnic basket set comes with all of the silverware and materials that are needed for any basket picnic, even a cute checkered blanket that matches the rest of the collection. Its waterproof materials used makes sure it can last through any scenario, and for a new retiree, this offers one more way for her to spend the extra time she has now by going outside and enjoying the sun with an eco-friendly basket carrying her food.

Flower Vase

Slymeay Flower Vases Phoenix Tail Shape Thickened Crystal Glass for Home Decor, Wedding or Gift - 8" High x4 Wide,Clear,with Color Box

Go one step above just getting her flowers, and give her the vase that goes along it as well. Made in the shape of a phoenix tail, the decorative vase is safe for use without sharp corners or wrinkles on the glass, making it perfect to be the centerpiece decoration for any future events that she may want to host. 

Carhartt Legacy Women’s Tote Bag

Carhartt Legacy Women's Hybrid Convertible Backpack Tote Bag, Carhartt Brown

This backpack offers free packing cubes to make the most of its space, and its waterproof guarantee means that it is safe for any terrain, from going on cruises to hiking near waterfalls. This is one way to encourage her to take up new hobbies such as walking and exploring so that she can stay in good shape and health for a long time to come.

Funny T-Shirts

Bears Beets Battlestar Galactica Shirt Womens Short Sleeve Casual Tshirt Tops with Funny Saying Size M (Claret)

Get her a funny t-shirt to help her laugh, along with adding to her ever-growing wardrobe. The best thing about t-shirts is that they can be customized so that you two may have an inside joke put on it, and she may wear it on multiple occasions. This ensures that each time she wears it, she will be thinking of you and your kindness.

Candle Making Kit

DIY Gift Kits Soy Candle Making Kit for Adults (49-Piece Set) DIY Starter Kit w/ Wax, Wicks, Tin Containers, Natural Essential Oils, Color Sticks | Creates Colorful, Large Candles

This 49 piece kit is suitable for any beginner who wants to get into the hobby and can help with tins, color blocks, essential oils, and more to make candles that are customized to any occasion. In addition, it comes with a step-by-step guide to make sure that anybody can get into this hobby and supplies only the highest quality ingredients in manufacturing their personal candle.


With so many possibilities, there is unlimited potential to what your present may do for your loved ones. The best gifts are not only thoughtful and unique, but may also help them find new ways to spend their extra time that they now have, and become productive even in retirement. By purchasing any one of the above presents, it is sure to let your mom, wife, or sister know how much you care about them and how you want to help them relax in any want possible. Rather than waiting, begin brainstorming some of their potential future hobbies so that you may get started on present planning now!

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