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“Happy 50th Birthday” for Women: 70 Quotes + 25 Gift Ideas

A woman’s 50th birthday is the perfect occasion to be a little cheeky, funny or loving, just like the woman herself – and we have both short and long sayings readily available at your fingertips.

There are many different ways to congratulate a woman on her 50th birthday and the best way to do so is to include their character, interests and your relationship with them too.

Wondering what to write for a woman’s 50th birthday? We’re here to help you find the answer you’ve been looking for.

“Happy 50th Birthday”: Congratulations for a Woman

“Happy 50th Birthday”: Congratulations for a Woman

A 50th birthday is a significant milestone in life and so it should be celebrated accordingly.

This is the opportunity to stand out from the crowd sending birthday wishes, and send congratulations in a special way.

It is important to consider the different traits of the woman you are celebrating when sending birthday wishes, and what type of woman she is. Perhaps she would find a joke about her age hilarious, or maybe that remains a topic better left unsaid.

Personalizing your words is always a good idea and the closer you are to the birthday girl, the funnier and more creative you can get. A good starting point would be to include shared experiences that the person celebrating could chuckle about.

Should the message be directed at an acquaintance rather than a close friend, a short message via WhatsApp or email can also be sent.

Regardless of the way you choose, you will most definitely find an appropriate and well-suited saying in our wide range of sayings suitable for mothers, sisters, aunts, cousins, friends, colleagues or even acquaintances.

Here you will find beautiful birthday wishes for your mom.

Quotes for the 50th birthday of a Woman

Quotes for the 50th birthday of a Woman

We have put together a list of beautiful, loving, funny, cheeky, short or even long birthday sayings for women.

They sure apply to a variety of personalities and characters, giving you the perfect opportunity to quickly find exactly what you are looking for.

Be it for a message or gift tag, via messenger or WhatsApp – you’ll quickly find what’s right for you.

Here you’ll find more 50. birthday wishes.

Funny Sayings for 50th Birthday of a Female Friend

Funny Sayings for 50th Birthday of a Female Friend

This is the perfect section for you to find funny sayings with a cheeky touch and a joke or two.

These are ideal in a birthday card if you and the birthday girl are close and share the same sense of humor.

  1. You’ve held up great without a wrinkle to debate – but then again, my eyesight isn’t what it used to be. I wish you all the best for your 50th birthday from deep within my heart.
  2. My advice to you on your special day: with humor, laughter at yourself and a decent amount of wine, you can get through the years quite well.
  3. From the age of 50 you might not be able to recognize the letters quite up close, but rest assured you sure can see the idiots from afar!
  4. You’re an absolute dream woman. Or what is the right phrase for when you’re always tired?
  5. The way I see it, 50 doesn’t seem so bad anymore. You could easily still pass as 49!
  6. Dear [insert name], I firmly believe that the only reason you’re always so tired is because you have so many talents lying dormant inside you. Happy 50th Birthday! I’m excited to see what else you’ll show us over the next few years to come.
  7. They say the mirror shows you your real age. So, we’ll take the 0 and the 5 from your birthday and mirror them, giving you a much better number. You’re only as old as you feel. Even the mirror knows that.
  8. You’re not 50 yet, you’re €49.95 – a special offer for all of your friends.
  9. Exercise makes you feel better – but so does champagne. In this scenario: cheers and happy birthday.
  10. One thing that strikes me as strange is that you really don’t look like your manufacturing date. Unbelievable that you’ve already hit 50.

Rest assured that with these quotes you will find yourselves sharing a laugh or two.

“Happy 50th Birthday” Wishes for a Sister

“Happy 50th Birthday” Wishes for a Sister

There is always a special relationship between siblings especially since you’ve grown up together. You’ve most likely been through the ups and downs together, but regardless of the fights and wars there is a bond like no other.

It goes without saying that you love your sister and wish her nothing but the best on her birthday.

Whether you want to poke her a little, make her laugh or see joyful tears in her eyes, we have a collection of beautiful, fun, and loving birthday wishes for your sister’s big 50.

  1. You have always been the best sister in the world and still are to this day. You are a wonderful person and I love you so much – I wouldn’t trade you for anything. Happy 50th birthday.
  2. You are my best friend, my soulmate, my inspiration and my partner in crime. Happy 50th Birthday!
  3. Siblings are never alone because they always carry each other in their hearts.
  4. Sisters are like angels who pick us up when we forget how to fly.
  5. Friendships change, partners too – but siblings are forever. So I wish you a wonderful day for now and the many years to come.
  6. You know you’re getting old when the candles no longer fit on the cake. But you will always be my little sister.
  7. You have always been my role model, my inspiration, my hero. Wishing you a happy 50th birthday.
  8. A short birthday poem: you’re old, I’m not. Happy 50th birthday!
  9. Today is mom and dad’s second favorite child’s birthday (after me). Yours. All the best on your special day.
  10. Wisdom comes with age… you obviously haven’t reached that age yet so I’ll let it slide. Love you sis!
  11. You’ve saved my butt on numerous occasions and I am so grateful for that, my favorite sidekick!
  12. I smile because I get to be your big sister, I laugh because there is nothing I can do about it. Happy 50th birthday little sis.
  13. I still remember the very first time I saw you in mom’s arms. A little sister is the best gift I could ever have asked for. Happy 50th birthday.
  14. The smarter, prettiest and sweetest sister in the world… wishes you a happy birthday today!
  15. I wish you all the yummy things on your birthday – then I’ll at least be skinnier than you. Happy 50th birthday.
  16. Who needs a superhero when you have a sister?
  17. I love you to the moon and back. Happy 50th birthday.
  18. You might be a year older, but don’t get upset. You’re only getting maturer, more interesting and smarter.
  19. Siblings are there to share, laugh and wipe each other’s tears away together.
  20. Even though we fight at times, there is nothing more precious than a sister’s love. You can always count on me sis.

With our quotes and sayings, you can really make her birthday card a highlight on her special day and show your appreciation for the love between two siblings. All you need to do is choose the most suitable one and you’re ready to go.

Here you will find more birthday wishes for your sister.

Lovely Birthday Quotes for Women

Lovely Birthday Quotes for Women

If you’re looking for something particularly heartfelt for women on their 50th birthday, you’ve come to the right place.

These words are a product of loving thought and a show of appreciation for both friends or relatives on their special day.

  1. You shine as bright as the sun and bring laughter to everyone around you. Thank you for being there and happy 50th birthday.
  2. Now you’ve reached the big 50 and I wish you all the happiness in the world on this special day. I hope you find yourself experiencing everything wonderful and stay as brave and happy as you are.
  3. “Become what you are not, stay what you already are. Everything beautiful on this Earth lies within this staying and becoming.” (Franz Grillparzer)
  4. All the best on your 50th birthday. You are the most wonderful person I know and I am so blessed to have you in my life.
  5. “The happiness of life is not in having little or no hurdles, but by overcoming them in victory and glory.” (Carl Hilty). This is something that you have truly mastered, my dear! You can be really proud of yourself. Happy 50th birthday.
  6. “Many things grab the eye, but follow only those things that grab the heart.”(Ancient Indian saying). You have grabbed my heart years ago and I’ll always keep you near. Stay as wonderful as you are. Happy Birthday!
  7. “Anyone who maintains the ability to see beauty will never grow old.” (Franz Kafka).
  8. “You don’t only need money in life, you need love, friendship, and joy – of all of these I wish you a bit to enjoy. (Francois Rabelais).
  9. “Generosity is the essence of friendship.” (Oscar Wilde). You’ve always been so generous to me, be it in advice, love, wine or cake. Stay just as you are, as you are wonderful.
  10. “It is good if passing time does not consume us or break us down, but as something that completes us.” (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry). Happy 50th Birthday.

Beautiful quotes always go a long way, so knowing the birthday girl – you’ll definitely find the right one for her.

Birthday Wishes for a Female Colleague

Birthday Wishes for a Female Colleague

The relationship between colleagues can be close and friendly, or professional and on a distanced level.

So, it is important to think carefully about the type of relationship you have before sending her a 50th birthday wish.

You can send a friendly, funny, heartfelt saying or keep it professional.

Here are ten quotes for you to use:

  1. Without you, work wouldn’t even be half as nice. Sending lots of love on your 50th birthday. Have a lovely celebration among your loved ones and enjoy the free time.
  2. Darn, still too young to retire. But how great that we get to spend time together until then. Happy Birthday!
  3. Sending love and well wishes on your 50th birthday. Thank you for being such a wonderful colleague.
  4. I never imagined that I would get along with a colleague as well as I do with you. Happy 50th birthday, and have a lovely day.
  5. Happy 50th Birthday. We wish our dedicated and compassionate colleague all the best in this new life year.
  6. Congratulations on your life milestone and thank you for the wonderful years of working together.
  7. We congratulate you on your 50th birthday and are proud to have such an ambitious, powerful woman on the team.
  8. Have a wonderful day today and don’t think about work for a second. All the best on your big 50.
  9. For your 50th birthday we would like to give you a day off from us this year. The team will take on your work for the day and you can just put your feet up. All the best, from [insert colleagues names]
  10. Thank you for all your support and happy 50th birthday. Celebrate the day and we’ll go out together to celebrate soon.

Both personal or professional, show your colleague appreciation and respect. The gesture of sending a thoughtful message alone will bring her joy.

Birthday Messages for a Woman’s 50th Birthday on WhatsApp

Birthday Messages for a Woman’s 50th Birthday on WhatsApp

If you wish to congratulate a woman on WhatsApp for her 50th birthday, a short message is most suitable.

Nobody wants to write for ages and this allows her to quickly read your message among her other numerous birthday wishes.

Although personal congratulations are always better, sometimes a WhatsApp message is necessary for you to reach the birthday girl.

Here are ten short and sweet 50th birthday messages for WhatsApp:

  1. Happy 50th birthday! You are one of the good ones.
  2. “The highest form of happiness is life with a slight degree of madness.”(Erasmus von Rotterdam) – Your craziness is one of your best qualities. Happy 50th birthday – and stay the way you are!
  3. You can still be 40 at 50, but only for an hour a day!
  4. Dear [insert name]. A few words of wisdom for your 50th birthday, “Fate has its reasons.”(Voltaire)
  5. What is more beautiful than a little mystery? So today we’ll keep the big number a secret and I just wish you a great birthday!
  6. “Celebrate each birthday as if it were your last and always remember that love is the only gift truly worth giving.”(Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)
  7. I just woke up and immediately thought of you. Happy birthday my love, and have a wonderful day today.
  8. 40 is the age of youth, 50 is the youth of age. Your wish came true – you’re young again!
  9. A birthday is by no means a reason to get older, and knowing you, you certainly don’t intend to either! Happy Big 50!
  10. Happy 50th birthday! Have a wonderful day and I look forward to seeing you and celebrating in person soon.

Keeping it short and sweet is key when sending one of these quotes for a woman’s 50th birthday. But we have no doubt that you will choose the ideal one.

Short Congratulations on 50th Birthday for Her

Short Congratulations on 50th Birthday for Her

Here we have carefully selected short and sweet 50th birthday messages for her.

These are most useful when you’re pressed for time and want to send a quick message over WhatsApp or social media.

Short messages are also ideal for gift tags and avoiding the stress of trying to fill a birthday card.

Below you will find a few short but sweet ideas:

  1. You are a strong woman and role model. I wish you all the best on your 50th birthday.
  2. The Big 50 is here, so from me is a little something to put next to the beer!
  3. Happy, happy [name of birthday lady]-Day! It’s so great to have you around!
  4. Let me keep it short: embrace your new age and let her rip today! Happy birthday.
  5. I think it’s now officially time to drop everything and become a princess.
  6. You’re not 50. You’re 41 with a few years of experience.
  7. Women don’t age. After some time, they simply keep maturing.
  8. On your 50th birthday I wish you all happiness in the world. You’re a wonderful woman.
  9. 50 years is unbelievable, so raise your glasses to the most achievable.
  10. Another year passed so light a candle, a birthday wish for you to grab your new year tightly by the handle.

With these quotes, there is no need to worry about an empty 50th birthday card anymore.

Creative Ideas for the 50th Birthday of a Woman

Creative Ideas for the 50th Birthday of a Woman

Looking to give a gift that is creative or homemade, or would you rather buy a special gift for a 50th birthday?

Worry not! We have wonderful ideas suitable for every wallet.


A homemade gift is always a great idea and probably the most personal gift you can give someone.

When thinking about DIY gifts, think of your talents and strong suits, and the ways in which you can bring them into a gift.

For example, making a birthday cake shaped like a 50 or an awesome card with a big 50 creatively made on it. Or perhaps you could create a special photo frame, paint a picture, make something with clay, or even simply write a beautiful story for the birthday girl.

Other great ideas could include:

  • Making a box filled with little notes on the things that make her special to you
  • Making jams, chocolates or similar yourself
  • Creating a photo collage, album or a calendar
  • Painting, sewing or embroidery on something special

There are many to choose from, so don’t hold back.

Shared Experiences

Shared Experiences

Another great creative gift idea for a woman’s 50th birthday is to plan an experience together.
This doesn’t necessarily mean that you must buy a voucher or make a booking, but rather can also be something like a picnic together, a trip down to the lake, or even going on a hike.

But remember that there are other people who are also important to the birthday girl who rarely get the chance to see her, so if you want to go this route then book your appointment with the birthday girl herself to check she is available.

Here are a few ideas for experiences together that won’t cost an arm and a leg:

  • An exciting game night
  • Going on an adventurous bike ride
  • Sharing laughs when cooking together
  • Painting, knitting or doing pottery together
  • A visit to the local zoo, wildlife park or something like a horse ride

No matter the type of woman, there is most definitely an experience you will both enjoy.

Personalizations for a 50th Birthday

Personalizations for a 50th Birthday

There is no gift more personal than, well, a personalized gift.

Personalized gifts with photos or engraving are always a hit. You can consider embroidery, printing or engraving a name, or choosing a beautiful photo and making it unique.

It’s important to keep in mind that this type of gift may take a little longer to complete, so planning ahead is key. When it comes to online personalized gift you may want to plan a few weeks in advance (depending on where the gift is shipping from).

A few wonderful gifts are:

  • An engraved champagne or wine glass
  • A special photo printed mug
  • Getting a meaningful family t-shirt printed
  • Engraving on wooden boards
  • A pair of beautifully embroidered pillows

You know the birthday girl better than us, so go for what you know she will appreciate the most.

Gift Ideas for a Woman’s 50th Birthday

Gift Ideas for a Woman’s 50th Birthday

Truth be told, you might not have the time to make gifts yourself and so a bought gift is just as thoughtful and suitable too.

You might find yourself unsure and looking for an idea for a gift that will be sure to be loved but still has a personal hint.

In this case, we have a list of gift ideas that you can easily find and that would bring almost every woman happiness.

Here are a few to consider:

  • Vouchers (wellness, a great restaurant, cosmetics)
  • A hike
  • A wine tasting experience
  • Museums (such as a chocolate museum or others like historic museums)
  • Gift baskets will different foods such as spices or general groceries
  • A special bottle of alcohol like a wine or liqueur
  • Self-care basket filled with masks, shampoos, and other body products
  • Lovely plants
  • Decorations (such as candles, lanterns, flower pots, or even bowls)

If you know the birthday girl a little better then you will know exactly what is best suited for her.

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