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Christmas Gift Guide: Gifts for Him

When it comes to finding the perfect present, whether you dread coming up with an excellent gift or delight in the search—one thing is for sure, as we come nearer to Christmas, the stress and pressure can be overwhelming. This is the week to finalize your gift choices if you want them to arrive before the big day. I’ve done a lot of the work coming up with unique, thoughtful gift ideas for the special men on your list. So sit back, relax and have a look.

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This compact key on your keychain packs a punch! It features a bike spoke key, screwdriver, wrench, scoring tip, box cutter, serrated edge, can opener, wire stripper, file, ruler, protractor, bottle opener, multi-head fit driver, and more. Plus, it’s TSA-friendly, so you won’t have to part with it during travels. It’s the kind of useful gift he might not get for himself but will appreciate when he needs it!

 

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He can stay organized and prepared with DeWalt’s lighted tool backpack. It has 48 interior and 9 exterior pockets for screwdrivers, wrenches, drills, hammers, pliers, and more. A standout feature is the integrated LED light (check the rave reviews about this feature!), which can be directed to the work area or inside the bag for easy tool retrieval.

 

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A great hammock can make any guy’s outdoor experience better. Just find two sturdy trees, and he can set it up anywhere. It’s user-friendly, rolls up compactly for easy backpack storage, and perfect for reading or relaxing during camping, beach trips, festivals, or any wild adventures.

 

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Warm, cozy and durable! Tons of color options (check out those 135,000 5-star reviews!)

 

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Pocket sized rechargeable flashlight comes complete with quick-charging case. Beautiful set! My hubs just upgraded his Olight to this (in green) and he’s very happy. Yours will be too. Comes in three color choices.

 

 

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Carhartt just make great products. He’ll love these gloves, and cry like a baby if he loses one.

 

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What guy wouldn’t appreciate the convenience of this digital tape measure (endorsed by experts)? It delivers precise measurements within ⅛-inch for distances up to 65 feet. With one-button operation, a backlit display, and the ability to stand on its own, it’s no wonder this model has won over 5,000 5-star reviews.

 

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The easiest, most cost-effective way for him to chill his favorite beverages! This is quite ingenious. Check it out.

 

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He may not always be open to the idea of a day-of-pampering at a massage spa, but will love these acupressure foot massage sandals. They refresh sore and achy feet while promoting better blood flow. And they look hip ‘n cool, too. He should like that!

 

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My husband has two of these, and enjoys them so much, he says he’ll never wear a traditional belt again. He  finds them super comfy, easy to tweak, and they never wear out or look frayed around the holes.

 

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Whether he is a hunter, a nature observer, camera hobbyist, or just someone who wants to know what goes bump in the night outside his rural home, an inexpensive trail camera is a surprisingly effective tool for capturing clear images and videos of wildlife.

 

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Designed specifically for those working with (and on) electronics, technology, security, jewelry, and any other repairs in a “micro” environment. This screwdriver comes with 24 of the most popular precision bit tips all conveniently stored in the Megapro Patented Retractable Bit Cartridge. This is so cool.

 

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Great for guys of all ages. He’ll take his lunch to school or work in style!

 

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If he likes to tune into a weather app every day, take that as a sign that he will love getting into this fabulous wireless weather station. Anticipating and observing the wind, rain, sunshine, and snow is actually an exciting, rewarding, and entertaining pursuit.

 

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There’s nothing like a top-notch label maker for the guy who appreciates things being well organized. While not the cheapest option, this handheld design will make his heart sing. Multiple functions will have him looking for things that need labeling and who couldn’t benefit from that kind of help around the house. This model does not come with cartridges of label tape so make sure to throw in a few with your gift so he can get right to it when he opens this uniquely satisfying gift.

 

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Suitable for framing. these awesome scratch-off posters are sure to delight any guy with a bucket list or two. Give the ultimate film, book, or travel buff a creative way to keep track of and show off how many movies he’s seen, books he’s read and places he’s been, with a fun 100 Scratch-Off Bucket List Poster scratch-off poster featuring 100 of the best classic and contemporary movies ever made, the best books ever written and must-visit travel destinations. Movies. Books. Places.

 

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The man who’s hot and strong wants his coffee to match. Enter the Yeti Tumbler! Perfect for cold and hot drinks, this nearly indestructible tumbler doesn’t sweat, it stands up to the elements with its rust and puncture-proof outer shell, and it’s dishwasher safe. It’ll make him look even cooler than he is already. Lots of color choices.

 

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During an outage, it won’t power up the whole house, but he (maybe you, too?) can keep phones, laptops, and other devices connected with his new Jackery Portable Power Station Explorer. Or how about that campsite?

(Make sure your giftee knows this new power station is solar-ready; it pairs well with Jackery Solar Saga 100W , sold separately, easily getting recharged with the efficient solar panel.)

 

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For the man who has everything, I’m going to wager at least one thing is missing: First Place Winner in an Epic Hot Sauce Challenge. Am I right? Thought so. You can help him achieve that one last thing with this Hot Sauce Challenge “Book” of Pain and Pleasure. Send pics, OK?

 

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Your man and everyone near enough for a quick handoff will be saying goodbye to weak breakfasts wrapped in paper with this sandwich maker that delivers piping hot breakfast sandwiches made to order. Every surface is nonstick for hassle-free cooking and removable for quick cleanup. Hmmm … I wonder if he’ll also be inspired to perform that chore. You’ll find out soon enough. And what’s a little clean-up if it lands you a hot, delicious breakfast?

 

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Every car washer worth his salt knows you need foam to get the job done right—massive amounts, too. Not soap suds but f-o-a-m. And now he will have all he needs and more to wash his car. Maybe your car, too? It’s worth a shot!

This blaster offers adjustable foam concentration, the Torq Foam Blaster Wash Gun combines the soapy water solution with air and running water to spray foam. How dirty is your car? Very dirty? Not very dirty? Save soap and water by picking the perfect concentration. Simply turn the dial to adjust the dilution ratio of the soapy foam sprayed from the nozzle. Turn a dreaded chore into foamy cleaning fun!

 

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The Gerber EAB (Exchange-a-Blade) Pocket Knife/Money Clip is quite ingenious. First, it folds to hide the blade and locks in place so no one gets hurt. Next, that blade is totally replaceable, just like a typical utility knife. But wait! There’s more: The pocket clip doubles as an optional money clip. The overall length is just 4.1 inches when open; closes to 2.4 inches. Uses standard contractor-grade utility blades.

 

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Prepare for dad to roll his eyes when he opens this Tile Key Finder gift—he’ll insist he never loses his keys! So just smile and nod. Uh-huh. And don’t worry. He’ll thank you later with a sheepish grin to your knowing smile.

 

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Not everyone wants to carry around a lighter, or so I’ve heard. But still, it’s good to be prepared in time of emergency, which means dry matches at the ready. Exotac MATCHCAP Waterproof Match Case is just the ticket to get that job done. Holds matches up to 3-inches in length and keeps them dry even if the case is submerged in water. A phosphorous striker is included inside the cap to keep it protected and dry. The inside diameter is wide enough to reach the bottom with your finger. Perfectly designed for function, and it looks good too!

 

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Old Timer Muskrat is super small at just 2 5/8 inches, closed length, and weighs only 2.8 oz. Made of high-quality stainless steel which makes it corrosion resistant, the clip point blade is used for detail work, while the coping blade makes beautifully curved cuts; capable of getting into tight places. With a beautiful sawcut handle, this pocket knife is as handy as it is handsome. A wonderful gift!

 

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For every camper, hiker, and scout—a hobo knife! And Ka-Bar Stainless Steel Original Hobo Knife is the only one I considered, due to its sleek design and quality construction. When closed it is just 3-3/4 inches in length. Comes with the three utensils anyone needs for on-the-go or outdoor dining. Pieces slide apart for washing and easily go back together again.

 

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Leatherman Charge Plus Multitool the quintessential gadget, is a mere 2-1/4 inches in length when closed, and 2 oz. in weight—pocket size! Its spring-action clip easily attaches to a key ring or backpack or slides easily into a small pocket in a handbag.

With its three screwdrivers, wire cutter, scissors, knife blade, file, tweezers, and bottle opener, you’ll have 9 tools powerful enough to keep you going when things fall apart. And did I say practical? This little Squirt PS4 requires only one hand to open and to use all the tools, too. Remarkable! The Leatherman Charge Plus Multitool is super cool, available in three colors and comes with 25-year warranty.

 

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Olight Baton3 Premium Edition Flashlight  is the smallest flashlight ever, yet so powerful with its 1200-lumens, ultra-compact rechargeable LED battery and charging box. Having been married to the same man for 52 years (I know, I can’t believe it either), given birth to and co-raised our two now-adult sons, and now the luckiest grandma on earth to our two grandsons, I know a thing or two about the male human. He loves a flashlight. A good flashlight. Really powerful. One that always works, is always handy, which means never lost.

Imagine all of the best features in a flashlight that is the size of a fat tube of lipstick. With a pocket clip, so it slips into a pocket without going all the way to the bottom, where it ceases to be 100% handy. And it has a magnet on the end to make it stick to things so you can have both hands free. Stop imagining because such a thing really does exist.

The upgraded Baton3 is designed with an aluminum alloy case, which makes it waterproof and corrosion resistant. This rechargeable flashlight that weighs just 53 grams with the battery, so that he can easily carry it with him at all times.

 

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If you can hear your dad entering a room because his keychain dangles, it may be time to bring him into the 21st century. This Keysmart Holder and Organizer fits 14 keys in a compact device that slips right into a pocket. Once you can get him to give ‘er a try, he’ll never go back. Do it!

 

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Such a handy addition to any keychain, this microlight has an On-Off switch, then operates with a pressure switch in a couple of choices of beam color. Photon II LED Keychain Micro-Light comes with replaceable Lithium battery and unbreakable high intensity LED bulb. No more fumbling to read the playbill or restaurant menu or find the keyhole in the dark. What an inexpensive, sweet gem!

 

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Why is it that when you need to light a candle in an emergency or on a birthday cake, that you have no idea where to find a match? Dad will never find himself in that position again once he has this very small, but fully functioning lighter. Just don’t mention that it is so adorable. PPFish Mini Brass Lighter.

 

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With this awesome invention (who thinks of these things?!) Dad won’t have to let his golfing skills get rusty when the weather’s not right for the outdoor version of the game. This Indoor Golf Putting Vent Cup fits most household floor air vents and allows for a steady flow of air without disrupting Dad’s golf game.

 

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This beautiful, heavy-duty set of 20 stainless steel grilling tools is sure to turn even the most casual of grillers in a grill master. Made from stainless steel so they hold up to even the hottest grill, the tools come in a convenient and lightweight aluminum case for storage and transport. 20pc Heavy Duty BBQ Grill Tool Set in Case

 

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Even the best jack-of-all-trades needs this jack-of-all tools—and this socket wrench does the trick. Not only does it deal with nuts and bolts that have become stripped, it fits a wide variety of nuts and bolts. It includes an adapter to attach to electric drills and screwdrivers for speedy work.  Universal Socket Tool Sets with Power Drill Adapter.

 

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The Mr. Fix-It in your life needs the proper tools to do his job. This toolkit will give him the ability to repair almost any kind of tech. As a bonus, iFixit.com offers Dad over 60,000 online repair guides if he gets into a jam.

 

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It’s just the coolest thing, and a really hot item with men who cannot stand to wear traditional gold or silver wedding bands. The silicone ring is not only good-looking, but it is also practical. Your man can wear it while working out (those barbells won’t destroy his fingers). QALO Men’s Functional Silicone Ring comfortable because it is so lightweight and flexible. Best of all? Inexpensive (cheap!).

 

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This is such a great gift for the first-time dad in your life. Perhaps the most powerful influence in the world is that of a dad on his child. Baseball gloves, dirty diapers, tiny little hands, first days of school, daddy-daughter dances, and learner’s permits… and so much more! This book by John Fuller is just fantastic. He writes First Time Dad: The Stuff You Really Need to Know from the heart using his own experiences and wisdom gleaned from his most important role in life—being a dad.

 

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This Anker Soundcore 2 portable cordless speaker is a sweetheart! I use this speaker all the time in my garden, and am continuously amazed how it can be 60 feet from my computer or phone but remain connected with no crackling or distortion—producing beautiful, glorious sound. And the battery life? Wow. Just goes on and on. Every dad needs a good bluetooth speaker.

 

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If Dad loves strong coffee, this will be his favorite gift on Father’s Day. It’s the world’s strongest coffee—with a strong name to match: Death Wish Ground Coffee. Just check out those reviews! Fair Trade and USDA Certified Organic.

 

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This sunrise and sunset simulation alarm clock gradually lights up from 0% to 100% in 30 minutes before the alarm rings. Could there be a better gift for a father? My son tells me Sunrise Wake-up Light Alarm Clock is the best gift I’ve ever given him, which makes me go, Huh, really?, but I’ll take it. Light can be changed to different colors, includes FM radio and a sleek touchscreen. It is as useful as it is cool to look at.

 

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If your man runs on dark, hot liquids, this Zojirushi stainless steel coffee mug is the answer. It’s sleek, it’s beautiful and keeps hot coffee hot for a very long time. It has a non-stick coated interior and flip-open lid. The entire thing disassembles for thorough cleaning. Accommodates full-size ice cubes for cold drinks, too. The 16-ounce capacity is just right, too. 

 

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A backpack for all eventualities—as a rucksack, bug out bag; for trekking, camping, hunting even works as a super cool diaper bag. Absolutely amazing in that G4Free 35L Sport/Outdoor Backpack comes with so many features and in several colors. And affordable.

 

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Every hip and cool guy wants it known that a mini-fridge for his mancave would delight him to no end. And this Midea WHS-65LB1 Compact Single Reversible Door Refrigerator is our choice for utility and functionality. Just the right size for all his snacks and beverages.


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