What gift to please the grandmother on his birthday?
The aroma of fresh home baking, boundless love and warmth of communication - all this is associated with our grandmother. She has guarded and cared for us since our childhood. After all, very often our parents were busy disappearing all day at work, but at that time my grandmother was with us and could always help with practical advice in any situation.
For most of us, the most pleasant memories of childhood are connected with the grandmother, because she always tried to pamper her grandchildren with something very tasty. Even having matured, we still rejoice like children, when, arriving on a visit to her beloved granny, she suddenly from nowhere puts a delicacy on the table.
We also love our grandmother because she never punished us and, on the contrary, tried to hide all our little mischief. She was always on our side. After all, the grandmother’s calling is simply to love your grandchildren. Whereas parents should also educate us, and without punishment it is very difficult to do.
For this reason, in childhood we sometimes thought that grandmother loves us more than parents.This is certainly not the case. She simply had more opportunity to devote all of herself to her beloved grandchildren.
And now, when we have become quite mature, we want to thank our granny with the same kind, tenderness and love. The best way to do this is to visit her as often as possible, even without a special reason: just drop in for half an hour or call to find out how she feels today. But there are days when you want to do something special for your grandmother.
One of these holidays is Birthday. And suddenly you are confronted with the fact that you don’t know what you can do to please your beloved granny? After all, it seems that she does not need anything except your attention, but you still want to surprise her with something very pleasant. So, what can you give your grandmother for her birthday?
Choosing the right
The most important thing when choosing a gift is to take into account several factors.
- First, the age of your granny plays a very big role. After all, they become grandmothers at completely different ages. She may still be a pretty young woman or a lady of advanced age. And the gift must be chosen in accordance with its needs.
- Secondly, when choosing a gift you need to take into account the state of health of your grandmother, as a gift where she will have to move a lot, and her feet hurt, will certainly not delight your grandmother.
- Thirdly, you need to consider what kind of lifestyle does your grandmother lead? Perhaps she is still a rather active woman who goes to work, communicates with other people a lot, she has a lot of interests and favorite activities. Also, the grandmother can be retired, and all the time to spend at home doing household chores. So, the gift should correspond to its vital position.
Consider different options.
We offer you several options, among which you can certainly find a suitable gift.
So, if your grandmother is a woman of middle age or a little older, who looks after herself and leads an active lifestyle, then she might like the following gifts:
- a set of high-quality cosmetics, thanks to which it will look younger than its years;
- certificate for the provision of various services in the beauty salon;
- paid course of therapeutic massage;
- dear perfume;
- beautiful jewelry, you can even semiprecious stones;
- various accessories: umbrellas, bags, silk scarves;
- tickets to the theater or to the concert of her favorite performer (make sure that she has a company, as it is not very pleasant to attend these events alone);
- vacation ticket abroad or in a sanatorium.
For a grandmother who is constantly at home, we can advise the following gifts:
You can also make practical gifts that will help make your grandmother's life a little easier. It:
- Washing machine. It is very important to choose a model with a simple list of functions so that the grandmother can quickly master the principles of its management.
- A vacuum cleaner. It is best to choose such a model, using which, the grandmother does not have to bend over and carry weights.
- Dishwasher. She will save your granny from this daily ritual - washing dishes.
- Bread Maker If your grandmother very much likes to bake bread on her own, then this thing will become for her an indispensable assistant.
- A good oven, so that your grandmother as often as possible spoiled his beloved grandchildren, fresh fragrant baking.
- Electric kettle.
- Mobile phone with large buttons and a good speaker.
The most important thing is that your grandmother did not have any of these items before, because she is unlikely to be happy with the new model of the second electric kettle, and your gift will just gather dust somewhere in the closet.
What about interests?
In addition, when choosing a gift also need to take into account the interests of your granny. If she likes needlework, then you can give a good set of colored threads for knitting or embroidery. You can also give a book on needlework with many different patterns for embroidery.
If grandma loves to cook, she will surely enjoy the new cookbook. A lover of flowers should like a book on gardening. If a grandmother loves to read, she will definitely appreciate as a gift a collection of books by her favorite author.
But if you know that Grandma is constantly sick, in no case do not need to give medicine. You can buy them just like any other day. But on his birthday, you can give devices that will help at least a little to ease the difficult life of his grandmother. For example, medical devices such as an electronic tonometer, a heating pad, a glucometer, various massagers, etc.
Also, absolutely any grandmother will appreciate your concern for her if you present a good orthopedic mattress, a pillow or a nice warm blanket.
Do it yourself
But no matter how many years your favorite granny was, and no matter what lifestyle she led, in any case she would be very pleased if you make a gift with your own hands. After all, then you will invest in it not only money and your desire to please her, but also all your love and soul. Believe for her it is much more expensive than the most expensive and luxurious gifts in the world.
The most pleasant surprise you can do with your own hand is a photo collage or a slideshow in which you can use old grandma's photos: where she is still very small; photos of her parents; photos of her youth; wedding photos; as well as photos of children and grandchildren.
Fortunately, that in our time there are many ways to restore even the most wiped out image. You can also make an updated album with all these photos, so that the grandmother always had the opportunity to recall the past.
Another way to present an original gift is to make a calendar with photos of all the people dear to Grandma.
It will also be very pleasant for a grandmother to receive from her granddaughter any gift made by herself. It can be a frame for a photo, decorated with various stones or other decorative details. Inside it you can insert a favorite photo of granny.
You can also give your own embroidered tablecloth or crocheted napkins. Or please grandmother delicious cake that you yourself baked.
There are many options, the most important thing is to know what your grandmother likes.
But among all the holidays, anniversaries occupy a special place, and a gift in this case requires an appropriate one. Especially this is a great event for our beloved grandmothers. After all, they have already lived a fairly long life, and have seen a lot of things in their lifetime. Therefore, the older the anniversary, the more solemn this holiday. So, what can you give your grandmother for an anniversary?
Round dates are different, but the most remarkable birthdays for any woman are when most of life is over. Therefore, the anniversary of 75 years is often celebrated very magnificently, but most importantly in the bosom of the family. And on this day, I want to give my grandmother something special, memorable.
A very good gift is an icon embroidered with beads. If you do not have the ability to embroider yourself, then you can buy it at any needlework store.
Also, the grandmother will certainly appreciate the new big TV, especially if she is a lover of TV shows. In addition, you can buy a rocking chair or, if possible, a good massage chair. Also on the anniversary, you can give various interior items: paintings, vases, floor lamps, etc. The main thing is that they fit into the situation in the apartment. By the way, you can give your grandmother a repair if her housing needs updating for a long time.
On the anniversary of 85 years, the best gift for a grandmother will be when her entire large family comes together. And you can help organize it. May this day all generations of your family be at the same festive table. To this age, grandmother probably appeared not only grandchildren, but great-grandchildren.
You can also make a family tree, and paste in photos of all relatives, and place your grandmother's photo in the very roots, so that she can see firsthand what kind of a large family she gave birth to.
In addition, on such a memorable day you can give a grandmother a film about her life.To create it, you can use grandma's photos, and her favorite music. You can also add wishes from all relatives to this movie. Believe me, this gift will touch your grandmother to the core.
A modern granny, if her health allows her, will really like a ticket to a sanatorium, especially if all sorts of wellness treatments can be done there.
But at any age, the grandmother is still a woman, so for her birthday, be sure to give her flowers.
Remember that for grandmothers the best gifts are still not material, but made from the heart. For them, the most important thing is your attention! Therefore, often call your beloved grandmother, come to visit her, and never forget about her!