29. Gratitude: A Journal
It’s always good to remember the little things in life that make us happy. The Gratitude: A Journal gift will make this a reality. It is basically a daily record of life’s little blessings, filled with insightful prompts, quotes, and ample room for reflecting. If you think about it for a while, you will realize that no day is that bad! So, if you have someone who is not really a positive thinker, this particular gift might prove very helpful to them. Gratitude Journals are the perfect way to be mindful of the abundance of life.
28. The Bucket List DVD
Are you low on money? You have no ideas for 40-something year-old gifts? Fear not. We have a solution. Keeping a bucket list can be the best thing for a 40-year-old-something, because it gives him/her a sense of purpose. Obviously, he will need a bit of a nudge and pat on the back, so the movie The Bucket List, starring Morgan Freeman, will probably make for a great gift. How does your friend measure their life? Maybe The Bucket List will help them find out.
27. Lolita Lempicka Eau de Parfum Spray
Number 27 on our list of 50 birthday ideas for 40-something year-old gifts is the Lolita Lempicka Eau de Parfum Spray for women. We added the Lolita perfume because it smells divine (it has a sweet, sultry smell), and it will add an air of freshness to any respectable lady.
26. Christian Audigier Hardy Women’s Checkbook Wallet
Since we are already talking about women’s perfumes, why not continue with a beautiful wallet? We particularly loved this Christian Audigier waller, in snake skin yellow, because it is elegant and sophisticated, just like a respectable 40-year-old woman. Not only is it good-looking, but it is also extremely useful. The color is also great, because it is lively and interesting.
25. Things to Do Now That You’re 40 Book
If you know someone who is always complaining about not doing more interesting things, but they never do anything about it, buy them this book filled with ideas of cool and adventurous things to do when you’re 40-ish. This is an affordable, yet thoughtful gift.
24. Veronz Super Soft Classic Cashmere Feel Winter Scarf
There is nothing better than the soft feel of a cashmere scarf to fight off the coldness of winter. Every respectable lady should have a cashmere scarf in her closet, and the same rule applies to men. The Veronz Super Soft Luxurious Classic Cashmere Scarf is a great gift for a man, which comes at an even better price.
23. Personalized King of the Grill Cutting Board
Who’s the king of the grill? Whoever you want it to be. The personalized King of the Grill wood cutting board is, without a doubt, one of the best gifts that you could ever give to a dad, a grandfather, or a 40-year-old-something friend.
22. Gifts & Decor Wooden Elephant Motif Trio Set Tealight Candleholder
There’s something about this wooden tealight candleholder that screams “Buy me now!” This is indeed a great gift idea for a couple that has passed their prime (and not only). Stunning details on the awe-inspiring carvings of elephants, and a beautiful scent for housewarmings and other occasions, this is a tasteful gift that must not be disregarded.
21. Hot Rocks Double Vinyl
Nothing can beat the warm, special sound made by vinyl records, and any 40-year-old-something person will appreciate your gesture. The Hot Rocks vinyl collection is a great gift idea, not soon to be forgotten.
20. Kendal Shining Image Brown Leather Jewelry Box
With many years, come many pieces of jewelry, and they definitely need a neat place of their own. Your beloved friend or mother will now be able to tuck away her beautiful jewelry in this brown leather jewelry box (case/storage/organizer), with travel case and lock. Many reviews say it’s awesome, and so do we.