i'm definitely into electronics and food. i feel like you usually can't go wrong with those two categories, but like TOTOOO said..it depends on what type of guy he is. Budget definitely plays a role. I mean..a Kindle is neat if he's a reader, but totally lame if he hates to read. Plus with the same amount of money, he might rather have an electronic shaver or something.
nimrodboy3 (rep: 68.2k) posted Dec 01, 2010
Yeah its kind of hard to know if we dont know what he likes. Me personally I tell everyone to just get me gifts cards. I know its cliche to say its the thought that counts but I have gotten so many things that I either give away or throw in the trash or the attic thats its silly. Food is always good for a guy so baskets or assortments from places like Hickory Farms, Harry and David, nutsonline.com, etc. If he likes sports then there is deals like the 2 college hoodies from finishline for $30. I would stay away from tools though, that is the kind of thing that guy buy a tool when they need that specific tool, a sears or lowes gift card helps here.
Acidbaby (rep: 6.9k) posted Dec 01, 2010
You should definitely ask him (indirectly) what he wants for his birthday? Just make up a story or something like "my co-worker's/friend's anniversary is coming up and she doesn't know what to get her husband, have any ideas or suggestions?"
It sounds a little weird but make something up to see what he really wants.
PLUSME (rep: 1.6k) posted Dec 01, 2010
Go to Radio Shack and take a look at gadgets. Most guys like weather items so a weather radio that displays severe weather warnings is always cool. There are also some weather forecasting gadgets that grab the weather over-the-air (it's sort of like cell service but it's free).
erick99 (rep: 413k) posted Dec 01, 2010
You can never go wrong with food. Make him his favorite dinner or treat him out to his favorite restaurant.
Gifts that don't cost much:
1. A night out with the guys
2. A case of his favorite beer or a selection of beers from around the world
3. let him be in charge of the remote :)
4. If he's a sports nut, get him a ticket to his favorite game
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