Life Shopping Gifts
for the Men in Your Life
last updated: August 7, 2022
Gift Ideas For Guys
it's a birthday, Valentine's Day, Christmas or any other occasion,
you want the gifts for the men in your life to be special and
The key to
successful guy gifting is to keep an ear open to what they talk
about in unguarded moments. Are they excited about the latest
video games, laptop computers, or electronic gadgets?
Maybe he's a handyman
with an entier collection power tools in the garage. Or a foodie with
a passion for sushi.
interests, this year forget the the sweater or tie and consider
these great guy gift ideas:
Gifts for the Geek Guy
If he's into
electronics he probably already has the digital
camera, high-end laptop
or iPod. Instead, consider peripherals or add-ons he might love
including a gift certificate for iTunes, car chargers, hi-tech
earphones, data storage devices and other cool gadgets he'll go crazy for.
Favorite Guy Movies
Head for the
DVD aisle for his favorite flicks such as The Godfather trilogy,
the complete set of James Bond movies, his favorite gangster film,
or classic Westerns or sports dramas. If turns into a real softie around the holidays, also consider buying his favorite Christmas movie.
If in doubt, surveys find that men prefer gift cards (think iTunes, Starbucks) to a fancy gift.
Gifts for the Travelin' Man
for the both of you, but gear it toward a special vacation for two to
one of his favorite destinations. Whether its a fishing trip,
resort or a romantic week in Hawaii
just keep it within budget even if it's a
cheap weekend getaway.
tickets to his favorite sporting events, a new bag for his bowling
ball, a new golf
club (buy a whole set if you're really serious) a sports channel
cable subscription, or a sports hat or jacket emblazoned with
his favorite team logo.
Gourmet Gifts for Guys
is a great way to hunt down his favorite foods, either prepared
in gift baskets or as a "food of the month" subscription.
If he's into Top
Chef or thinks that Emeril is da' bomb, check out gourmet
pots and pans he can use, a bound set of cookbooks about his
favorite cuisine, or wine accessories such as a corkscrew or wine rack.
Tools for the Handy Guy
getting around it, guys love power
tools for getting things done, whether its a top-of-the-line
electric drill or a complete ratchet set for keeping the car in
So next time
you're online or out shopping, skip the boxed cologne set and
get him something he really wants. Whatever his interests, a guy
really appreciates that you've put lots of heart and a little
thought into a gift especially for him.
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