If you do have the time though, a gift like this is a very nice option.
We have complied some ideas below to hopefully give you some ideas or at
the very least get your creativity flowing so you are able to come up
with something very nice.
Personalized World Map - If traveling his an interest, this map can be a
constant remind of what his or her retirement will be like.
Leather Passport Case - this can be nicely personalized with their
initials on it and if you really want to you could write on the back of
it ‘Bon Voyage’ or ‘Have A Great Trip’, or even something like,
‘Enjoying My Retirement!’
Watch or Desk Clock - There are many ways to personalize these. A watch
has limited space so initials, retirement date, etc. But a desk clock
could have engraved a poem or retirement wishes, etc.
Plaque or Paper Weight - This plaque could have a retirement poem or
quote. Could have their name engraved and the date of their retirement.
Luggage Tags - Personalize the their luggage tags with their initials or
first or last name so they will always know which bags are theirs.
Jigsaw Puzzle - Have a work picture or a picture from the newspaper with
the retiree’s announcement of retirement made into a puzzle. Very unique
idea and if they love doing puzzles an added bonus.
Leather Album or Picture Frame - They can display a picture from their
retirement or have somewhere to put pictures from their retirement
Travelers Journal - Engrave his or her initials onto the front and a
message of encouragement on the inside cover.
Platter - For that person that loves to cook, by not purchase a
signature platter and have everyone at the retirement party write their
Framed Picture - The picture could symbolize the retiree’s interest,
fishing, golf, travel. Personalize with with a quote or poems about
retirement or starting a new phase in ones life.
Beer Mug or Wine Glass - Personalize this with their name and retirement
date, and at their party, give it to them with a drink to toast to their