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  • Unique 50th birthday gift contains 50 thoughtful surprise ways to celebrate a milestone birthday, whatever their gender
  • Contains 45 fun surprise activities to do with loved ones, plus 5 blank cards for you or them to add more ideas
  • Stylish black gift box can be personalised with a name, and choice of text colours

This is a small box, with a big impact. Surprise your loved one, with 50 fun ideas they can do over their 50th year whatever their gender. The sleek black gift box contains 50 colourful envelopes, with 45 surprise ideas of activities to mark their milestone year. They can be done with family, friends, or alone if they want a bit of peace and quiet. We’ve also included five blank cards so you can add your own ideas to personalise their present.

Each envelope will inspire the recipient to try something new, or go to a place they’ve never visited before. Either way, they’re on their way to making a whole bunch of new memories. The ideas are a good mix of things they can do at home, and activities that involve a night out or a day trip.

Envelope colours are chosen at random, so each box is unique, and also includes a leaflet explaining how to use the box.

Why not add a Making Memories Journal which is perfect to hold the card and any photos, tickets and receipts keeping all those important mementos safe. The journal has 60 double pages, plenty of space to save all the cards with room on each spread to write any notes, the ring bound book is printed in silver on the front and available as an add on to the box.

How to make the gift personal

We have two options: A non personalised box or a personalised version with the recipients name added, with both options you can choose your text colour. Just click on the drop-down menu to make your choice and fill in your message.

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We aim to produce gifts that are 100% recyclable, and we encourage all those enjoying opening envelopes to recycle them after they’ve completed their activities.

Our boxes are 100% recyclable, and are constructed from ‘greyboard’ which is made from a mix of recycled and waste paper. The outer wrap paper is also recyclable.

Where possible the paper we use for our card and envelopes is sourced from FSC certified suppliers.

Shipping Information

We wish we could hand deliver every order placed with us. Alas this isn't possible so we have to rely on the postman.

We offer free Royal Mail 24 Tracked delivery on orders to the mainland UK over £20. These are usually delivered the next working day, but this is not guaranteed.
Express orders are sent using Royal Mail Special Delivery.

Orders less than £20 are sent Royal Mail Tracked 48, which typical takes 2 to 3 days to be delivered

We also offer free international shipping on international orders over £60 to most countries.

Our international orders are sent via DPD or Royal Mail International depending on where in the world an order is sent.

Tracking is provided on all orders once it is sent, this will be shown in your dispatch email.

We aim to send your order within 1 working day of receiving your payment. Orders received before 1pm UK time, will be shipped the same day (excluding weekends and bank holidays). (*Shipping will be calculated at checkout and any delivery costs required will be added at this point.)

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A thoughtful gift for a soon to be 50 year old: fifty surprise ideas of fun activities they can spread over the year.

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Making memories shouldn't be a chore.

We're all busy, and life can get in the way. Our birthday boxes of things to do provide simple prompts to encourage anyone to get out and spend time with friends, family and loved ones.

  • Suitable for all.
  • Enjoy alone or with company.
  • Make memories and have fun

It's the little things that can make the biggest impact. This is a gift that lasts a lifetime.

We all remember those special moments in life, the smiles, the fun, the laughter. So help encourage them to keep being made.

  • Keep laughing
  • Keep living
  • Keep learning
  • Keep exploring!
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