Smart Ways to Sleuth Out Stocking Stuffers for Him
He has never been on Pinterest. He refuses to SnapChat or Instagram. So how do you find stocking stuffers for him when you don’t know what’s on his most-wanted list? Here’s where you need to play reporter and ask around to see if he’s talked about something specific he wants (talk to friends, siblings, or even his mom.)
Head to the hardware store and enlist a know-it-all hardware guy on what tools would be great stocking stuffers for your husband — anything from a stubby hammer to a studfinder (because your hubby is a stud).
Men love to smell good. And teenage guys want to smell like guys (not sweat after soccer practice). Does he like to shop? It’s safe to assume he probably hasn’t shopped around for all those manly-smelling soaps or rugged-scented candles. Bingo, you have stocking stuffers for teenage guys — or your guy.
Small and Mighty
What does your guy carry around with him on a daily basis? While you may like to carry a big bag stocked with every possible thing you could need, your guy probably prefers a lighter load. Think on accessories that are small and mighty for keeping the essentials handy.
Taming the Beard
Is he rocking a beard or is he more of a clean-shaven dude? For any guy who shaves, great stocking stuffers for him include some better-than-basic shaving gear. You know he’ll always need more shaving cream, and he’ll love discovering luxe shaving gear to tame that scruff. For the beard-faced guys, you can consider some beard oil.
What does he know backwards and forwards? Can he recite lines from his favorite movies? Can he pull together a barbecue like no other? Think on little gifts related to his main domain — from a portable set of headphones to a flashlight for the grill.
Never Gets Old
Some games from his past never get old. If you’re shopping for a guy who’s lived through some radical times (the 1980s era of the Rubik’s cube, yesss!), then look to blast-from-the-past games that never get old, and are still fun as a grownup. A simple Wikipedia search about games of his generation might spark some inspiration.