We know they’re hard to shop for and we’re here to help. We hope you find a few useful ideas of gifts for the men among the following possibilities!
These Anti-Schmutz all-in-one spray and microfiber cloth cleaners are great for cleaning laptops, phones and desktop screens. The smallest size is in our Stocking Stuffers article. The medium size is $19.95 and comes in two colors. The large size is $29.95. and only comes in grey. The largest size is good for large displays and TVs.
If he’s been in the service, have a military car monogram decal made for him!
I bet he doesn’t have monogrammed car mats! Choose your carpet color, binding color and monogram color. Choose between script or block monogram styles and one initial or three. The mats are 18” wide x 24” long x 15” wide up by gas pedal. They fit most cars. Allow 3 weeks for delivery, so get on it! $150.00.
This is a very sharp folding knife with a 3” carbon steel blade. The handle is made from Brazilian rosewood with a brass anchor inlay. It is made in Germany and is 4” x 1.5” when closed. $45.00.
Every man needs a bow tie. Meet Moziah. He is twelve years old and started this company, Mo’s Bows, when he was nine. I love his patterns. All the bow ties are $40.00 each. They are the real deal, no pre-tied here. He also makes pocket squares for $30.00 each.
This is a website that sells beer and wine gifts. This wood beer carrier will make him happy to go to picnics and arrive in style. It is $42.00 and for another $15.00 it can be inscribed.
These Short Rain boots by Hunter are rubber on the outside and built on a man’s last. They pull on but are still fashionable. Great for all bad weather. $150.00.
It’s going to be another long winter, so make life really easy for him by giving him some of these Easy-Light Firelog Bags. All he has to do is light the bag! I have used them and they are great! A case of 8 bags is $74.80.
Geek Dad: Awesomely Geeky Projects and Activities for Dads and kids to Share by Ken Denmead is a book about Dads doing creative and awesome projects with their children. Many of the projects include science and technology but are accessible by all. The directions are simple and easy to follow. $13.65.
Give him this backgammon/checkers game bag for the next time he goes camping or on a fishing trip. $60.00
This is a tinkerer’s idea of heaven! This book is a curated selection of the best tools currently available. ‘Tools’ include hand tools, maps, how-to-books, gizmos, software, gadgets and websites. Basically, all things useful. The best of each kind are included. Over 1,500 different tools are reviewed and the reader is told why each one is the best at what it does and what its benefits are. Cool Tools: A Catalog of Possibilities . Under $30.00
Go big and get him this fabulous Napoleon portable grill. It is very highly rated. It comes in red or blue. It has an ignition button that never fails. It is easy to set up and it heats up very quickly. It’s large enough to grill a full meal. It’s 11” x 25” x 24”. $199.00.
Keep him safe with a Reflective Stripe Watch Cap. It comes in black or grey, is thin-rib knit organic cotton. 9” x 1” stripes in 3M reflective. One size. $36.00.
Socks are always a good idea! Here are some sock sites that I’ve found recently.
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Does he live in an area of rough winters, or is he a skier? Give him the Sidas Drywarmer boot warmers. The narrow shape and compact size allow them to get deep into the toe of his shoes and boots for maximum drying effectiveness. They have UV which helps kill odors and bacteria. $35.00.
This UP3 band claims to be the world’s most advanced tracker. It measures resting heart rate, logs work-out, measures distance moved and tracks sleep. It is water resistant and can probably clean up your desk (just kidding about the desk). It comes in black or silver for $179. It is so new, that you pre-order now for shipping right around Christmas. It is not clear that it will arrive before the 25th.
These wool quarter zip sweaters are dressed up with leather trim. They come in six colors and wear well. $225.
See our ASE article for the man who likes a close shave
and this ASE article for the man who has everything, except fresh socks!