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27 Lovely Retirement Gifts For Women To Start Her Next Chapter

Updated on February 16, 2021 Updated on Feb 16, 2021
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    Retirement is a big milestone. It’s the ending of one chapter in someone’s life and the beginning of another. If you are invited to a retirement party, it’s always nice to bring a little gift for the retiree. Give them something special for the new chapter in their life. Here are the best retirement gift ideas for those ladies who will be saying goodbye to tension and hello pension.

  1. Happiness Journal 
  2. Drawing on happiness research and her own personal philosophy, Moorea Seal creates an inspiring tool for list lovers everywhere to discover the keys to their own unique happiness and bring more joy and balance into their lives. This beautiful, undated hardcover journal with 52 listing prompts encourages readers to reflect, acknowledge, and invest in themselves, and ultimately transform their lives by figuring out exactly what makes them happy. 

  3. Everyday Tote Bag
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    This bag is perfect for so many reasons. The leather is quite nice for an everyday bag. I can carry a small laptop, or iPad, books. There are two pockets for cell phone or keys, and a larger pouch as well. The interior magnetic clasp latches on by itself. The straps are long enough to be comfortable over the shoulder, or if you prefer to hold them, they aren’t too long -the bag doesn’t fall too low as to touch the floor.

  5. Retirement Wine Labels
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    Whether you’re the best friend or family of the retiree, a colleague, or just invited to the retirement party, make sure you reward their successful retirement with a thoughtful gift. ! Gift them these five wine bottle labels along with some wine to help them start their retirement the right way. Just peel and stick to their favorite bottle. Nothing says I’m retired better than some afternoon wine. Perfect retirement gift idea for the wine lover.

  7. Ultimate Travel Book
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    This compilation of the 500 most unmissable sights and attractions in the world has been ranked by Lonely Planet’s global community of travel experts, so big name mega-sights such as the Eiffel Tower and the Taj Mahal battle it out with lesser-known hidden gems for a prized place in the top 10, making this the only bucket list you’ll ever need. This definitive wish list of the best places to visit on earth is packed with insightful write-ups and inspiring photography to get you motivated to start ticking off your travel list.

  9. A Beautiful Decanter 
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    Free your wine from the grasp of an air restricting bottle by letting it flow into our elegant crystal wine decanter aerator. Decanting the wine from the bottle to the decanter oxygenates the wine and releases its rich aroma and flavor.

  11. Insta Max Mini 90
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    For all her travels, the Instax Mini 90 – designed with a classic look offers advanced features, such as bulb and double exposures, that enhanced capability to capture light creatively. The Instax mini 90 is also equipped with new functions, and features like macro mode and high performance flash, making this an instant camera for every photographer developed under the concept neo classic.  If the classic look isn’t her style, they also have there Original Insta Mini and its half the price. A fun gift for those who are planning to globe trot after retirement.

  13. Kimono
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    This beautiful, mid-weight kimono makes your life easy — it’s easy to clean and easy to wear. With the soft, gentle material and luxurious drape, whether you’re lounging or layering, this kimono cover-up will make you feel like a queen. A perfect gif ist is lounging around the house.

  15. Indoor Herb Starter
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    Become a successful green thumb by growing a fresh herb garden right in your kitchen, dining room, or indoor patio! This can be a great new hobby for her since she will have more free time. If you’re looking for a fun, easy way to grow fresh herbs that you can use in your breakfast, lunch, or dinner meals, but aren’t sure how to get started, this beginner-friendly Sower’s Source Herb Garden Starter Kit comes with everything you need to grow natural, organic herbs that taste delicious! 

  17. Wine Glass Tumbler Gift Set
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    For mom, sisters, girlfriends and just about any wine lover, these stainless steel wine tumblers with funny flour sack tea towel “A day without wine is like…just kidding, I have no idea.” will be a hit. The set comes nicely packaged in a kraft box with crinkle paper. Give the set as is, pair with a bottle of wine or add decals to make personalized wine glasses for bridesmaid gifts, teacher appreciation gifts and birthday and Christmas gifts for women!

  19. 100 Things to Do List
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    This bucket list poster is a unique gift and for the person who doesn’t know what they want to do in retirement. This poster offers one hundred ideas to spark their interest in new hobbies. The poster is covered with a special scratch-off coating.

  21. Women in Science Book
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    A charmingly illustrated and educational book, New York Times bestseller Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world. Full of striking, singular art, this fascinating collection also contains infographics about relevant topics such as lab equipment, rates of women currently working in STEM fields, and an illustrated scientific glossary.  A great retirement gift for those who are leaving the science or medical field.

  23. Tea Infuser
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    PUGG’s cheerful attitude and foolproof brewing system will become a lifetime companion to any tea lover. Steeps a generous amount of piping hot tea for two, using either loose leaf tea or tea bags. Made from durable gloss-glazed ceramic and stainless steel infusing basket. Made from durable, gloss-glazed ceramic, with an extra-fine infusing basket, a hinged lid to keep tea hot while steeping and a convenient handle that stays cool to the touch.

  25. Candle Gift Set


    A home is more than just a dwelling; therefore, we believe in handpicking and developing pieces that compliment your uniqueness. La Jolíe Muse is a home decoration company that grew quite simply through our love and understanding of quality over quantity, authenticity over mass production, and most of all what comes inherently to us: modern femininity. Life’s simple pleasures needn’t be simplistic, and that design is indeed a way of living. At La Jolíe Muse the end justifies the means.

  27. Pendant Necklace
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    Shimmy all night long in these playful, on-trend tassel necklaces. A monochromatic palette makes them especially easy to style with everything in your wardrobe. Whether for evening or every day, they’re a fresh and fun approach to any outfit. There are more than 18 styles to choose from.

  29. Box of Fancy Chocolates
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    If you are looking for a little something for a co-worker, you can’t go wrong with chocolates. These twelve delicious gourmet chocolate covered sandwich cookies in 12 decadent flavors are ribbon wrapped and ready to gift. Each hand dipped in premium dark chocolate, Covered with twelve assorted sweet toppings and carefully packaged to ensure safe arrival!

  31. Gratitude Journal
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    Good Days Start With Gratitude is a 52-week guide to cultivate an attitude of gratitude! It is a self-exploration journal designed to focus on being thankful for what we have, the big things in life, as well as the simple joys. Each well designed weekly spread contains an inspirational quote, space to write 3 things you are thankful for each day of the week, and a weekly checkpoint. If you start each day by writing down three things you are thankful for – a good cup of coffee, the smell of rain, starting a good book – you begin each day on the right note. Do it daily and make it a habit to focus on the blessings you have been given!

  33. Retired Chick Reusable Bag
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    Travel in style with this cloth tote bag, professionally printed with your favorite design. These quality natural canvas handbags are durable, professionally printed, and will satisfy all your reusable shopping bag needs. Also perfect as a beach tote, grocery bag, or book bag. Medium features full side & bottom support gussets measures 15″x18″x6″ with 22″ reinforced fabric handle.

  35. Photo Frame
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    A perfect retirement party gift or gift for a new retiree. This beautifully engraved picture frame makes a stunning wall art and keepsake. The frame includes a glass front and can be hung or stood with built-in easel and hook. The frame is designed and engraved in the USA. Each frame is made from real wood and will have its own unique coloration and wood grain pattern. 

  37. Book of the Month
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    We find the best new reads—with an emphasis on early releases, fresh perspectives, and debut authors. Keep your eye out for that bright blue box. Then, tag us in your book ‘grams for a chance to get free reads. Behind on your reading list? Skip any month or roll your credits over to the next month, no questions asked.

  39. Inspirational Charm Bracelet
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    This chic, elegant charm bracelet is a beautiful reminder to be your best self, always. Expandable design comfortably fits older teens & adult women.  Every woman deserves to feel loved and cherished, for no other reason than she deserves it. We wanted to create a personal message that would communicate an important and special connection between her and the person in her life who chose to give her such a special gift.

  41. Retirement Mug
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    If you are looking for a funny retirement gift, this coffee mug might do the trick. This traditional 11 ounce white ceramic coffee mug is perfect for any hot beverage. Wide mouth and large C-handle allow for easy, every day use. Whether drinking your morning coffee at work, or sipping on a hot cup of tea at home, this mug is up to the task. Microwave and dishwasher safe for your convenience. All designs are lead free.

  43. Gardening Tools Set
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    This is the perfect garden tools bag set for people that have a garden or they want to do some gardening work that is close to the plants in a larger garden. This set will also make a perfect gift for the people in your life who like to garden. The tools are not overly heavy, which is going to make it easier for anyone of almost any age to use the tools. he hand carry polyester organizer tote bag can be carry anywhere and can be washed easily. It It has extra pockets for all your other garden needs.

  45. Tea Drops
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    With nothing more elaborate than a cup and hot water, these organic morsels of finely-sourced loose leaf organic tea, raw sugar, and aromatic spices meld in perfect harmony to create a blissful organic herbal tea blend that can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere. This Tea Drops sampler is a great gift for any tea lover in your life. A unique gift for a tea lover.

  47. Everyday Journal
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    A year’s worth of fear-facing prompts and mottoes of encouragement will motivate you to jot down one thing a day and make a daily habit of thinking courageously. Each day is an opportunity to perform one small act of bravery; singing out loud, asking for help, admitting a mistake, pitching an idea, accepting a compliment, changing your hair, going for the prize, failing spectacularly and trying again. This journal contains a year’s worth of fear-facing prompts and mottoes of encouragement.

  49. Aromatherapy Bracelet
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    Special Aromatherapy Diffuser Magnetic Bracelet and change different scent – A special locket style design essential oil diffuser locket bracelet, you can change your favorite different scent to make yourself charming everyday. It also can give you peace of mind and relieve your pressure. Include 8pcs Pads with Different Colors to Match Any Clothes – It contains 8pcs high quality washable and reusable cotton refill pads in different colors, making your bracelet looking different and easy to match your clothes for various needs everyday.

  51. Bath Bombs
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    A balanced, lightweight moisturizer from the highest quality natural ingredients to keep you hydrated but will not leave your skin sticky. These 12 uniquely crafted bath bombs are for relaxation. Truly made in California, USA with fresh with premium USA natural ingredients. Therapeutic and Moisturizing bath bombs, formulated for Normal/Dry skin. Fizzes with colors but will not stain your tub!

  53. A Hammock
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    You work hard. When it’s time to lay back and relax, you deserve the very best in comfort and style. That’s where we come in. At Lazy Daze Hammocks we know that life can get busy and stressful, and that’s why we have perfected the art of doing nothing. A great space to let your mind unwind. An aweseome and unique retirement gift.