Gifts for the Guys – Holiday Gift Ideas for the Men in Your Life

From brothers and dads to husbands and boyfriends, I’m sharing some favorite gift ideas for the guys – that I’ve either gifted or plan to gift over the years. Plus, they are are Dave approved (or, Dave recommended) 😉 Here’s to getting it done early as you work to finish (or start) tackling your list! If you missed it, you can check out this year’s gift ideas for the gals HERE.

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Favorite Gifts for Men - from Dads to Husband and Boyfriend

Canvas Log Carrier // Patagonia Zip Front Jacket // BBQ Guru Temperature Control // Custom Ammo Box // Stainless Fish Flask // Marshall Bluetooth Wireless Speaker // BBQ Grill Starter // Wusthof In-Drawer Gourmet Steak Knives // Bucket Head Portable Vacuum// Telescope 

Canvas Log Carrier // We live for fires in our wood burning fireplace during winter but finally, after watching my nice, decorative baskets serve as wood transportation, I am finally ordering Dave a durable standing log carrier. If you’re more of the outdoor fireplace/firepit type, this is also an awesome option for hauling from the wood pile. Plus, it’s under $40 and has almost 800 5-star reviews.

Patagonia Zip Front Jacket // If you have a man in your life who has two outdoor looks- 1- ready for the office or 2- ready for hunting without an inbetween, well, join the club! I love this knit Patagonia that’s casual enough for errands but polished enough for dinner. It’s also layerable and can be worn as an outer jacket, or beneath a heavier coat.

BBQ Guru Temperature Control // Dave is a Big Green Egg addict; to this day, six years after we purchased our first one, we continue to use them multiple times each week. Yes, we do the standard grilling but Dave loves the ability to smoke meat overnight for long, slow cooks for the most tender brisket, pulled pork, and ribs. Enter- the BBQ Guru. It’s what actually allows Dave to cook overnight without having to wake up constantly to check the grill.  It’s essentially a temperature regulation system with two probes (one for the food and one for the grill) and a variable speed fan that holds the constant proper temperature. While Dave’s alerts by alarm, THIS ONE is wireless and actually alerts you on your phone when your meat is finished. I believe it’s also supported by Amazon Echo.

Custom Ammo Box // If you have a hunter/sportsman on your list, this ammo box can be customized in design and personalization. Because they’re waterproof and durable, a lot of people use them for purposes other than actual ammo – from truck supplies to tool boxes. And, right now, they are on sale for 25% off at $37.49!

Stainless Fish Flask // These are just cool. Unique and different. And, you can use code CYBER to get 25% off an already low $15.50 price tag. Easy to grab multiples for brothers, nephews and dads and makes a great stocking stuffer, tpp.

Marshall Bluetooth Wireless Speaker // Perfect for the guy on your list who would appreciate the throwback vibe of a vintage Marshall amp in the form of a bluetooth speaker that carries some serious sound. As a bonus, it looks it displays nicely in an office or common area without looking like you’re hanging out in the audio section of Best Buy 😉

BBQ Grill Starter // Skip the firestarter and no lighters needed! If you haven’t met one of these electric starters, you can actually get that grill going in two minutes now, instead of waiting for things to heat up over the course of 30. We keep an extension cord handy in an outdoor storage box, specifically for ours.

Wusthof In-Drawer Gourmet Steak Knives // Again for the grill masters – if they take pride in the cut of beef they’ve cooked, they definitely don’t want to have to saw at it afterwards with dull, cheap blades. I love that these slide and store inside a drawer, rather than occupying counter space and wish we had this style…

Bucket Head Portable Vacuum// We do have a shop vac but one day, I noticed that the vacuum Dave always seemed to use on our deck and around the grills (and inside the grills) was something that looked like a hose attachment, secured to a bucket. Apparently it’s smaller and more portable than the typical shop vac; the head attachment will fit on most 5 gallon buckets (that can be picked up at Home Depot) which makes it easy to take to a job site (Dave’s words verbatim haha). It’s powerful, compact and convenient and Dave especially likes to use his to suck out the grill ashes (after they have completely cooled in following days).

Telescope // We just ordered this starter telescope for our nephews this Christmas. Each year, we try to think outside the box, just a little bit, to get them a joint gift to enjoy together. From sleeping bags and teepees to yard games, a combined gift allows us to spend just a little more than we normally would. If you’re out of ideas for adolescents and don’t want to give them the next trendy thing, consider an old classic. And even if they aren’t adolescents, Dave actually decided he wanted one of these also, as soon as we ordered one for the boys haha. It’s on sale right now for $59.99.

Along with gifts for the girls HERE, the Cyber Week Deals post is constantly being updated HERE, and you can catch 10 Versatile Gift Ideas for Anyone HERE. Stay tuned for Thursday when my Christmas Home Tour will be going live 😉

The Sales I’ll Be Shopping & Watching

Serena & Lily: 25% off with code BIGDAY

Anthropologie: 30% off EVERYTHING (free shipping on orders $100+)

Nordstrom: Up to 60% off (plus tons of Notes incentives!)

Pottery Barn: 25% off sitewide, plus free shipping with code CYBER

West Elm: Huge discounts across the site, plus free shipping with code CYBER

Loft: 50% off your purchase (plus free shipping) with code CYBER

Amazon: Constant sales updating with daily deals all week! Check back here often!

Pottery Barn Kids: 25% off everything, (items up to 70% off) plus free shipping with code GIFT25

Pottery Barn Teen: 25% off everything with code OHWHATFUN

American Eagle: 40% off plus free shipping! 50% off all sweaters

Old Navy: 40% off entire purchase! Cardmembers get 50% off everything

Minted: 25% off everything, plus free shipping with code CM2018

Mark & Graham: 25% off everything, including sale (plus free shipping & monogramming) with code FRIENDS

Ann Taylor: 50% off with code CYBER2018

J Crew Factory: 60% off with code ADD2CART

J Crew: 60% off sale, 50% off everything else with code CYBER

One King’s Lane: 30% off sitewide!

Kate Spade: 40% off sale, 30% off EVERYTHING with code MORECHEER

Tory Burch: 30% off $250+ with code THANKS

Williams-Sonoma: Buy More, Save More, up to 25% off, plus free shipping with code SAVEMORE

Williams-Sonoma Home:Buy More, Save More, up to 25% off with code SAVENOW

CB2: 15% off, plus free shipping on orders over $29 with code SAVE15

Crate & Barrel: 20% off for Cyber Monday, plus free shipping

Kendra Scott:  Buy More, Save More (up to 30% off)

Macy’s: Extra 20% off with code CYBER

World Market: Buy More, Save More, up to 40% off with code CYBERBMSM

ShopBop: Up to 25% off regular priced items and 75% off sale items with code MORE18


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