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19 Going Away Gifts That Will Send Her Off With a Smile

We all have good friends or family that move away and saying goodbye sucks. It literally feels like the end of the world. But your best friend is still your best friend. Even from half a world away. Here are a few fun ideas for going away gifts for friends to remind them you will always be there for them.

Long Distance Mugs

Show your love and appreciation for your BFF with this perfect gift for two friends separated by distance. The perfect set for a birthday gift, high school graduation gift, college graduation gift, or a “just a reminder that you’re my best friend” gift! With every sip you take, you’ll think of your best friend no matter where they are in the world 🙂

State Typography Art

Whether you’re California dreamin’ or you’re in a New York state of mind, Chelsea Nellist’s typographic portraits are charming tributes to your favorite state. Her expressive hand lettering fills the borders of each state with the names of its major cities, landmarks, state symbols, and slogans, making them graphic celebrations of your home state or one that’s close to your heart.

Bye Felica Wine Glass

If she has a good sense of humor then this very cheeky gift will be a big hit. Perfect for a friend who is moving away or changing jobs. Each glass is made to order – just for you. Bye Felica.

I’ll Be There Necklace

Give them a beautiful reminder of the friends who have always stood by you close to their heart. Designed by Kathy Bransfield, the 22K gold-plated brass cut out of two trees standing firmly together is perfectly paired with a promise given by a true friend – If it hurts too much to look back, but you’re too scared to look ahead, just look beside you and I’ll be there.

Jar Of Smiles

Have you ever wished you can give friendship in a jar? Wish granted. These jars are filled to the brim with colorful daily quotes. They provide simple reminders and words of wisdom to inspire them towards their dreams & successes.  The perfect gift for anyone who you just want to show how much you care and how much you value their friendship.

Still Together Spoon

Was hanging at the coffee shop your favorite thing to do with her? This Still Having Coffee Together hand stamped vintage spoon is a great gift to solidify your coffee dayes from miles away.

Carpe Diem Pouch

Nuff said. Organize your life with our Carry-All Pouches. Available in three sizes with wraparound artwork, these pouches are perfect for toiletries, art supplies or makeup. Even an iPad fits into the large size. Features include a faux leather pull tab for easy open and close, a durable canvas-like exterior and a 50/50 poly-cotton black interior lining. Machine washable.

Scentiments Friendship Candle

Looking for that perfect going away gift for your bestie they will appreciate and actually use? This handmade scented candle is made from 100% USA soy wax. With a simple message and great scent these candles not only say what we want to say but delivery a fantastic fragrance for hours and hours after the gift has been made.

You Rock Rock

This air plant on gold dipped rose quartz crystal garden is pun-derful for showing your appreciation to your friends and coworkers. Remind that special someone how much she rocks with this awesome gold dipped rock crystal so that can have a reminder of how mush they mean to you when they are miles away.

Best Bitches Bracelet

These awesome bracelets are hand stamped with “Best Bitches”  and perfect for your partner in crime. 

Kate Spade Notebook

A fresh new notebook for starting her new life. Glamorous gold foiled notebook from Kate Spade New York will remind her that “she is quick and curious and playful and strong” even when you can’t. Semi concealed spiral design and 112 lined, ivory colored pages.

State Dish Towel

A Landmark Achievement. While they won’t be much help if you’re actually lost in the wilderness of the Dakotas or the bustling streets of New York, each towel is a vibrant collage of iconic names, images and landmarks that will help them remember the things that make your birthplace or adopted state so special. Each towel is silk screened and then framed with a hand embroidered border on a 100% cotton dish towel.

My Family Cookbook

Taking the family recipes with you. From grandma’s lasagna to mom’s bundt cake, every family has recipes that transport them back to the kitchen in an instant. Help them bring back those food memories to the table from miles away. The book includes space for over 80 recipes in addition to tips, tables and an introduction with useful cooking guides for kitchen novices.

Long Distance Bracelet


Do you have two places that you call home? Or maybe your soulmate lives on the other coast? Now you can connect these two special places in your heart with one sweet little bracelet! Two little brass state charms and one silver plated heart charm hang together from a gunmetal chain with clasp. It’s a fun and unique mix of metals, so you can wear it with any of your other jewelry, whether you like gold, silver, or other tones!

Long Distance State Coffee Mug

This state mug design comes with the quote “Friends forever never apart maybe in distance but never at heart”. The perfect gift to let a friend know how much they are missed! Personalize the mug with the states, country or province of you choice and choose from the available color options listed.

Shattered Glass Ceiling Necklace

PERFECT gift for the girl making a career move out of state. The Shattered Glass Ceiling Necklace is a tribute to all the women who have ever crushed it. This modern pendant’s focal point is a piece of manually cracked glass that symbolizes all the milestone breakthroughs achieved by women past, present, and future. It’s displayed between two solid panes, and the design is finished with a satin sterling silver setting and chain.

Compliment Pencil Set

These neon, metallic, and holographic pencils are each printed with a fun complement that will boost her confidence by at least 110%. This set of 10 pencils come pre-sharpened so she can start writing down her dreams the second you open the box.

Homesick Candle

Did you know that scent is the sense most closely tied to memory? In these state-themed candles, it’s also tied to geography. Like the landscape, each of the states has its own scent profile that stays with you wherever you roam. These hand-poured, soy wax candles were formulated with input from locals in individual states for thoughtfully authentic aromas.

I Fucking Miss You Mug

This cup is perfect for your bestie friend with a potty mouth. Heart-shaped handle, comfortable to hold. Even from states away you can remind her that she’s missed every morning when she has her coffee.