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The Best Gifts to Give Your Wife for Birthdays, Anniversaries & More

To err is human. Whether it’s a birthday, anniversary or some other date of importance, it’s unlikely you will go a whole lifetime without making a mistake once or twice. However, we’re not here for the blame game. We’re here to ensure the important events you remember are the best they can be. A well chosen gift can show your wife how much she means to you. Even though we’re giving you a little leg up, it’s down to you to pick the present from our list that will put the biggest smile on her face.

We understand that picking out gifts can be a tougher task than it sounds, which is exactly why this list includes items for all kinds of personalities and all kinds of budgets. From diamond earrings and Kate Spade handbags to a coloring book and scented candles, it’s definitely important to remember that price doesn’t dictate what a gift is worth, nor does it need to be given on a predefined day (why not surprise your wife today?).

For the more forgetful out there, here’s a pro tip. Rather than wait for an important occasion to come around and realize you’ve forgotten, choose one of these gifts, order it and keep it safe for a “rainy day” situation. It may seem like a silly idea now, but when it saves your back, you’ll be thanking us for the safeguard.

1. Adult Coloring Book: Stress Relieving Animal Designs


Coloring books aren’t just for kids. It turns out that spending time coloring in the lines is actually one of the easiest and most enjoyable ways to relax. And so, what better gift to give than the power to relax? Inside this Adult Coloring Book, you’ll find over 50 animal patterns featuring scenes from forests, oceans and deserts. It will provide hours of fun and relaxation for your wife. If you’re lucky, she might even let you color in one or two.

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2. Knock Knock What I Love About You Fill-in-the-Blank Journal


There’s never a bad time to remind your significant other how much and why you love them. With this Knock Knock What I Love About You Journal, your wife will have a physical reminder of exactly what makes her special. Example fill-in-the-blanks include, “You deserve the ______ award” and “You have the greatest taste in ______.” These pages allow you to use all your wit and charm to deliver lines that remind your partner why they love you, too. The book itself has a hard cover for durability and even includes a plastic jacket for extra protection, allowing your wife to read it over and over without fear.

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3. Yinuo Mirror Scented Candles Gift Set


Another great option for a “just because” gift is a scented candle. This Yinuo Mirror Scented Candles Gift Set includes four individual candles, each with their very own scent. These scents include Fresh Spring, Lavender and Lemon and are an ideal way to create an atmosphere for a romantic evening together. As an added bonus, each candle comes in its own beautifully decorated pot with a lid, and the set itself is presented in an equally beautiful gift box.

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4. The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook


It’s a pretty safe bet that your wife is a Harry Potter fan (who isn’t?). And so, it’s only logical that a Harry Potter cookbook is going to be well received. Inside this spellbound book, you’ll find over 150 recipes, including some of your soon to be favorites like Treacle Tart (Harry’s favorite dessert), Molly’s Meat Pies (A Mrs. Weasley classic) and Kreacher’s French Onion Soup. As you work through each of the enchanting pages, it’ll let you feel like you and your wife have transported into the wizarding world we all love.

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5. Lonxu Womens Silk Satin Pajamas Set


While silk nightwear may set of all kinds sex-related alarms in your head, this isn’t the direction we’re going for. These luxury pajamas are actually built with the wearer’s comfort in mind. That’s not to say they won’t spice things up in the bedroom. However, when your wife puts them on, there’s more of a chance she’ll be asleep in seconds from the extreme comfort. These pajamas are available in eight different color options, including red, blue and black. 

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6. Zen Breeze Essential Oil Diffuser


Diffusing essential oils is very trendy these days, and we’re willing to bet your wife would love to add these helpful scents to your home. The Zen Breeze Essential Oil Diffuser has over 1,800 5-star reviews from users. And as much as this is a great gift choice for your wife, you can very much see this as a gift for yourself, too. Not only will your house smell great, essential oils have a range of additional benefits from helping manage allergy symptoms to delivering a more enjoyable night’s sleep. 

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7. Le Creuset Stoneware French Press


Sometimes gifting your wife a piece of kitchen equipment may result in more anger than elation. However, when the item’s a French press and it’s made by Le Creuset, you can rest assured there will be nothing but joy. This Le Creuset Stoneware French Press is stunning and can either add to or begin a new collection of Le Creuset’s iconic kitchenware. The press itself is made from high-fired stoneware and features a non-porous, enamel finish with a stainless steel plunger to complete the quality look. Be sure to grab a premium bag of coffee to accompany this gift.

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8. BUREI Women’s White Dial Skeleton Watch


No matter the occasion, jewelry is always a winner. It’s important to remember, the more important the occasion, the nicer the jewelry should be. This BUREI Women’s White Dial Skeleton Watch is a great option for big occasions. Birthdays, anniversaries and promotions can all be celebrated with one of these beautiful timepieces. Watches are also a great gift from a husband to a wife, because anytime your wife needs to check the time, she’ll be reminded how thoughtful you are. This watch is water resistant up to 165 feet and powers itself from the movement of your arm alone. It’s also available in rose gold and gold options and comes in a stylish storage box.

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9. Vir Jewels Certified Diamond Stud Earrings


We’ve said it once, but it’s worth repeating. If you aren’t sure what to get your wife, jewelry is always a safe bet. In the case of these Vir Jewels Certified Diamond Stud Earrings, you’ll have a gift worthy of any occasion, whether it’s a birthday, an anniversary or a big, unexpected surprise. These earrings come in a choice of white or yellow gold, and your order will include a gift box for present-worthy presentation. Plus, each pair of these high-quality earrings is crafted in New York.

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10. Kate Spade New York Grove Street Millie Purse


As you probably already know, you can never (ever) have too many handbags or shoes. With that in mind, this Kate Spade New York Grove Street Printed Millie Purse is a solid choice for important occasions. It’s available in a range of colors and features beautifully embossed leather as well as gold or silver-toned accents. You’ll find a full length slip pocket on the outside, while the single top zipper opens to the main central pocket and a handy internal pocket. The bag’s versatile design means your partner will be able to get twice as much use out of it, too, as it works as both a day and evening bag.

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