The month of May is for graduation celebration. Most universities and high schools hold commencement exercises for their graduates this month. Graduation represents the completion of a significant academic milestone, and only occurs a few times during our lifetime. It is a joyous event for the graduates, proud parents, grandparents, and friends. If your loved one or friend is among the millions who will be marching to the tune of Pomp and Circumstance by Sir Edward Elgar, you probably would like to congratulate his/her accomplishment with a graduation gift. However, during this lean economic time, you probably don’t want to spend too much on the gift. This post presents some graduation gift ideas for gifts under $50.
1. Personalized Pen:
Ideally, graduation gifts should last for a long time, and can bring back happy memories to the recipients for the many years to come. That is why personalized gifts are often preferred for this gifting occasion. A personalized gift that should be useful for any graduate is a personalized pen. This personalized Waterford® pen from the makers of fine Irish crystal is classy and elegant and perfect for the man or woman who desires a reliable writing instrument. The ball pen is easy to use and refill, and is designed with first-class components and craftsmanship. The pens are made of enameled brass and available in four stylish colors: chrome/silver, gunmetal, blue or black finish, and come with a gift box. The pen cap can be engraved with the recipient’s name or initials (up to 20 characters). This elegant and useful gift will surely be well received.
2. Smile Cookie Bouquet:
Graduation is a joyous occasion. You can send your good wishes with a smile to your graduate with this Smiley Face cookie bouquet. The gift includes twelve delicious cookies and a smiley face balloon arranged in a grinning ceramic pot. They will enjoy cookies of 6 different flavors: chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, sugar, peanut butter, and M&M, white chocolate chip pecan. The cookie bouquet can be the center-piece of the party celebration.