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This is a guest post from Melisha of Finding Time to Fly
Shopping for guys is tough!
Even when you ask them directly what they would like, you get nothing to go on. And if they do actually give you a suggestion chances are it will be something like batteries or food.
With the help of my 4 boys, we compiled a huge list of 50 Gifts for Guys for Every Occasion. That list has some amazing gift suggestions, but stocking stuffer ideas are a whole different challenge. You're spending your hard earned money on these small gifts, and you want your guys to love every single one of them.
But what do they really want?
Here are some fresh ideas of gifts to include in your guy's stocking this year—items that are sure to please even the most hard-to-buy-for men in your life including the outdoorsman, the business traveler, the handyman, sports lover and more.
20 Stocking Stuffers for Guys
1. Stainless Steel Travel Mug
A great travel mug is a must-have for the morning commute.
2. Car Phone Holder
Here's a safer hands-free alternative for when he needs to use maps on his phone.
3. Portable Speaker
These are great for game night, camping, or traveling.
4. Extra Long Charge Cords (android or iPhone)
He can keep one in his suitcase, beside the bed, on his desk, and even in the kitchen for handy emergency charges.
5. Favorite Snacks
Does your guy like beef jerky, nuts, chocolate, or gum? Stock him up on some multi-packs of his favorites.
This doesn't have to be a boring gift choice. Mix it up with specialty socks like high performance, colors, no-show, or compression socks.
If he loses them a lot, get some inexpensive replacements. If he's more careful with his earbuds, go for the high performance ones.
8. Engraved Pocketknife
Here's a great multi-function knife that can be personalized.
9. Magazine Subscription
There are guy magazines on many topics including camping, fishing, cars, health, traveling, food, and many more.
11. Yeti Tumbler
For a super long commute or a guy that loves to be outdoors, this is the ultimate container for hot or cold beverages.
12. Handyman In-Your-Pocket Book
Get one of these for his toolbox so he'll have tons of information at his fingertips during projects.
13. Fogless Shower Shaving Mirror
If he likes to shave in the shower, a fogless shaving mirror is a must-have item.
14. Hot Sauce
Let him spice things up with a favorite hot sauce or get a new one for him to try.
15. Working Hands Cream
Guys don't typically like to use lotion, but he'll love this hand cream for those rough working hands.
16. Cooling Scarf
If he likes to be outside but doesn't like the heat, this is a great choice!
17. Pocket Screwdriver
This compact size screwdriver would be nice to keep in his car.
18. Knife Sharpener
Say goodbye to dull knives forever!
19. Combination Square Level
This handy tool is great for building projects or even hanging pictures.
20. Travel Compression Bag
Packing for that business trip will be much easier with these handy compression bags.
I love that many of these gift ideas are really handy items to have around the house, too. I can see myself borrowing some of these! Do you think he'll mind? 🙂
What other ideas would you add to this list?
Melisha Kreppein is a busy wife, mom of 5, wearer of many hats who struggles to keep everything in balance. She has a degree in Education specializing in mathematics, works part time as Accountant and Website Manager for her church, and is also a blogger. You can read more of her posts at Finding Time To Fly where she offers lots of great printables and shares time and money saving strategies for busy moms focusing on the areas of home, food, family, faith, and fun.
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