Let her college girlfriends take her out on the town for her big two one birthday party. However, for the rest of her mild-mannered family and friends planning a get together at home or favorite eatery makes for a more wholesome celebration. Suggestions for 21st birthday gifts for her when friends and family members ask what to get her will be tough, unless you are around your daughter most of the time. Being away at college her tastes and needs or wants will change. Therefore, one of the best ways to find out what she wants is to take her shopping one Saturday, and pay close attention to what she gravitates towards, and shares with you while window-shopping.
Birthday gifts do not have to be expensive, but at the same time, she will appreciate something that might be a little out of her price range. As parents with a modest amount of disposable income, you will want to get her something nice, and that will have a lasting value. If she is already living on her own, holding down a part time job, and attending classes. Just helping her with buying some nice clothes to go out with friend or a date is going to be much appreciated. Electronic gadgetry is not always on the wish list of females, but today a decent sized flat screen TV is almost a want and need for anyone.
Contact her friends, and cousins that she is around frequently as they will have insights into what 21st birthday gifts for her will be a hit at her party. Sometimes it is best to take the Santa Clause approach, with a dozen small trinkets that would go in her stocking, but in a gift bag instead. Then a couple of small presents, then the big one which could be a TV, or a new notebook computer she could seriously use for her studies, and keeping up with all her social media platforms.