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Best Gifts For A Woman

Updated on June 25, 2015
A Wrapped Gift Suitable For A Woman
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What To Buy For Her

One of the hardest issues for many Men is what to buy their favourite Woman(en) as a gift. I am going to give some ideas and ways to find out here. The first thing to understand is that Men and Women really do act as if they come from other planets and John Gray may have had something when he wrote Women are from Venus and Men are from Mars. The issue is that we really do think on different planes. Men like gifts that they can play with or that they can use to make things, they like practical stuff like work benches saws and screwdrivers. They are Martian, Women like things that pamper, indulge them a little, or a lot. Buying her a Stove just because she does all the cooking will not cut it! Venus is the Goddess of love so think along those lines and you will not go far wrong.

Now just because Women are generally in the Venus mode does not mean that yours will be, if she is not however there will be major hints made and nudges as to what she believes are responsible gift choices, this is particularly so if you are a large family suffering under the current recession and in that case a new stove may be right. I assure you if that is the case she will be hinting pretty hard! Women are nothing if not practical when it comes to Economic decisions they are actually way more frugal than Men, unless they have the means of course.

Here is another point worth noting if children are involved and you have not attended to their gifts first never ever overdo it on her. This would be asking for trouble!

As we want to avoid trouble here I suggest that you watch and listen for the hints that will come your way if you are observant enough in the month or two before the event for which you are buying the gift. Good that covers the introductory ground work.

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Things That Women Like

1. Smelly Things such as perfume and toilet water

2. Pretty Things for the house and home or to wear

3. Pampering Things like days at the spa or nail care sessions, hair do's etc.

4. Things to help in their hobbies sewing,,crocheting, knitting etc.,

5. Romantic Things dinners out tickets to favourite concerts etc.

6. Decorative Things ornaments, clocks, pictures etc.

7. Cute animals real and stuffed.

8. Jewellery (try birth stones or matching her eyes)

9. Days away from it all (holidays or romantic weekends)

10. Not having to do the chores try doing them all for her for a week!

Failing any or all of the above you can always try Chocolate!

Women's Scented items on Amazon

Scent As A Gift

Sarah Jessica parkers scent is all the rage with the popular series Desperate Housewives in the limelight. So this scent would be a good idea. It is just an example of the type of scents she may enjoy.

Pretty Things For The Home From Amazon

Corelle Coordinates by Reston Lloyd 6-Piece Microwave Cookware, Steamer and Storage Set, Pretty Pink
Corelle Coordinates by Reston Lloyd 6-Piece Microwave Cookware, Steamer and Storage Set, Pretty Pink

Corelle cookware is pretty and in this case specifically designed for the microwave.

 

Kitchen Ware For The Female That Likes To Cook

Corelle Ware is dishwasher safe and makes a practical gift for the lady that likes to cook.

Royal Doulton Pretty Ladies Carolyn Figurine
Royal Doulton Pretty Ladies Carolyn Figurine

A Royal Doulton collectible china figurine and that look elegant in a woman's bedroom or as a centerpiece on a shelf or sill.

 

Elegant Collectible Item

The Royal Doulton figurines are collectibles and would be sure to be a hit with the lady who likes to collect and save items that could become family heirlooms.

Jewellery For The Lady

Many women enjoy the opportunity to dress up and look their best a beautiful piece of jewelry is an appropriate gift for this type of woman.

For The Lady With A Sweet Tooth

Many ladies are secret or maybe not so secret! Chocaholics what better gift than some liqueur chocolates that you can both enjoy?

Do You Ask Or Buy Based On Knowing Her?

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The Most Important Thing

Choose something that fits with her lifestyle and hobbies etc. Or just plain spoil her rotten!

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  • Dressage Husband profile imageAUTHOR

    Stephen J Parkin 

    3 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    Thank you Rachel, I agree romance needs to be kept alive as we age. I really appreciate your input.

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    Rachel L Alba 

    3 years ago from Every Day Cooking and Baking

    Hi Stephen, I am impressed that you mentioned all those nice things for women. You obviously are paying attention. lol I can add to that because I love it when my husband plans a one night get a way for us. Very romantic even our middle ages. lol We just have shut our phones off so the kids don't find us. Sometimes!! Thanks for enlightening other men. Voted up.

    Blessings to you.

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    Stephen J Parkin 

    3 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    I agree with your comments totally, as I too have allergies, strangely cats and horses are two of them! Cigarette smoke is the worst for me though.

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    Laura Brown 

    3 years ago from Ontario, Canada

    Hopefully people pay attention to things like allergies. Animals or perfume would not be things I could keep. I like your list, quite sensible and that dash of romance too.

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    queenofduvetcover 

    3 years ago

    These are some good suggestions but not all woman like the smell of toilet water. At least I don't, unless it smells like perfume lol My favorite from your list is number 10. =D

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    Stephen J Parkin 

    4 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @asereht1970: Thank you, much appreciated.

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    asereht1970 

    4 years ago

    Very good suggestions. The guys should listen to you. You have superb taste.

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    Stephen J Parkin 

    4 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @Zeross4: I hoped that they would agree and it is nice to receive affirmations!

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    Stephen J Parkin 

    4 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @JessicaLVine LM: Thanks Jessica.

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    Renee Dixon 

    4 years ago from Kentucky

    Great ideas, I think any woman would like getting any of these things!

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    JessicaLVine LM 

    4 years ago

    I think these are great ideas. I would go for them! =D

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    Stephen J Parkin 

    5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @JoshK47: I hope that any Women bought items think so too!

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    JoshK47 

    5 years ago

    Lovely picks - blessed by a SquidAngel!

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    Stephen J Parkin 

    5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @Lyra Kua: I have found over the years that a lot of women keep all of their old stuffed animals. They do not usually mind a new addition either.

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    Lyra Kua 

    5 years ago

    Any cute gifts would make me smile. Such as stuffed toys, haha.

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