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40th Birthday Gift Ideas for Men

A 40th birthday is quite an important one, requiring just the right gift, whether serious or funny. This is a guide about 40th birthday gift ideas for men.

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April 28, 2009 Flag
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I am looking for fun gift ideas for someone turning 40.

By Broncosfan from Logan, KS

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April 28, 20090 found this helpful

If you are looking for gag gifts i did this once; filled a over the hill bag with products they might need.

I used

Geritol vitamins

hemorrhoid cream

wrinkle cream

Put some jelly beans in a pill bottle and labeled them over the hill supplements

I did all kinds of gag things like this it was a hit!

If you aren't looking for gag gift ideas I have plenty of other themed gift ideas!

Hope this helps.

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May 5, 20090 found this helpful

You don't mention if it's a birthday guy or gal, so I'll suggest something for each.

If it's a gal who's into that sort of thing, take her to your local beauty college for a manicure-pedicure, and perhaps even a haircut or 'do. The trainees are under supervision by a professional, and it's the best of both worlds. They get the experience, you and the birthday gal get a bit of pampering. Or, the two of you could visit a local museum together (my area has plenty of fascinating places.)

For a guy, well, that's a little harder. Of course, he might enjoy the manicure-pedicure thing too, but if not, there's always this: fill a gift bag with little things connected with his hobby or favorite activity. It wasn't a 40th birthday, but I once bought my then-husband a good supply of guitar pics and tabbed music paper (he was a guitarist.) For a fisherman, perhaps he'd like a few lures, flies, and fishing line, or perhaps a small tackle box or creel.

If your guy or gal loves to cycle, a new set of inner tubes to fit the bike in question; for a hiker, a trip to a local nature reserve, and maybe a pair of hiking or walking boots? If that's too expensive, there are also little things every hiker or biker always needs, like compasses, maps of hiking and biking trails, or even something as simple as new batteries for the cycle's headlights or the hiker's flashlight. Remember, you don't have to spend a fortune to have a great time!

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December 8, 2000 Flag
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Greetings from South Africa! My brother-in-law is turning the big 40 in December. They're throwing him a massive b/day bash with the "Naughty Fourties" theme. His brothers are planning on giving him gifts in line with the theme. What can I give that will be original and memorable? All ideas and assistance will be very welcome! Regards.

Britta R

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December 8, 20000 found this helpful

Make the invitations using pictures throughout his life. Collected empty Metamucil containers and filled with sand

and then had pink & turquoise ballons coming out as the centerpieces. Also put false teeth and other sillies around bottom of centerpiece. It is a lot of fun. Visited several of the local nursing homes to gather the empty containers. They were a lot of help.

Aggie

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December 8, 20000 found this helpful

Not so much a gift, but a cute card is to take a blank card, glue 4 tea bags in a row and label it "Happy 4 Tea Birthday".

Jeanne

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December 11, 20000 found this helpful

we purchased empty pill bottles at the drug store. filled them with red hots. labeled them a 'virgira' claming that they would restore hair, make you slimmer, etc.

our daughter had a 'boob cake' made for her dad - it was a cake in a double hump decorated like a lacey bra. it got a good response.

drug stores and novelty shops usually have buttons with cute sayings, banners, etc. good luck . and have a great time at this once in a lifetime event for this gent!

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December 11, 20000 found this helpful

Give your over-the-hill friend a paintbrush with a note to let them know it

is an over-the-hill makeup brush. If you're crafty, you could even paint it

on the handle or write it with a paint marker. - Heather

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