Choosing the right birthday gift for a woman is not always easy. Here are some tips that will help you accomplish the task.
First, birthday gift has to be personal. By personal I mean something that can be of use only for her. A new blender or vacuum cleaner would probably make an OK gift for Mother’s Day, but not for her birthday. Don’t give her a new coffeemaker you’ve always wanted. She will use it of course, but it’s still a household item. Not a good birthday gift. And if you don’t want heavy objects flying at your head, please forget about a bottle opener or a meat thermometer. That sort of stuff can’t possibly be looked at as a gift of any kind.
Second, consider her preferences. She likes flowers but you think it’s a waste of money? They will die in a few days, it’s a given, however do throw them in as a garnish to the birthday gift. She will appreciate it.
She likes jewelry but you think it’s cliché? Disregard your thoughts.
She has a ton and a half of designer shoes and wants yet another pair for her birthday? Your only response should be: “These shoes look great on you, honey!” Remember, her birthday is all about what she wants, not what you think.
Third, pay attention to what she says, at least a couple months before her birthday. You see, women notice things, the things in stores they would like to have but can’t afford at the time, things on TV, on their girlfriends and in their girlfriends’ hands.… more...