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Christmas Gift Ideas for Men
Member Name: Elaineee
Christmas Gift Ideas for Men
Advantages: There are loads of disposable things for men
Disadvantages: If they haven't got something already- they don't want it!!!
People are difficult to buy for as what they want they've usually already got. I've got loads of men to buy for- husband, dad, in laws, nephews, oldest sons but to be honest there's only my middle son who is a pain. I just ask most of them what they want, (the rest get disposable gifts) I get the usual 'nothing' from my dad but he always manages to come up with something in the end!!. This year it's a shammy leather, but usually he asks for little gadgets last year it was a wind up torch. He's also previously asked for a sander and another year grinding discs for his grinder. I try to get disposable things for male family members like wine, beer, smellies or car cleaning stuff. Gardening things are also an option-one year my dad got a knee protector. I usually spend around £10 on each relative but obviously have a bigger budget for my husband and kids.
My husband has already had his present which is a mobile phone that I bought with double up on points Tesco Vouchers. He'll get smellies, aftershave and chocolates on the day and probably a DVD off the kids. In the past he's had a games console, shaver and hair clippers.
My sons are easy the youngest wants one wants a Laptop- he's not a 'man' but I'll pop him in here anyway!
The eldest is 'too' easy it's a case of what not to buy, I've just bought clothes off a designer website- which I was really pleased with, most of the stuff is on sale I got a £112 top for 50 quid. He loves music too so he'll get a Vinyl disc for his collection. Maybe new cases for various phones and the like. Console games are the usual too.
My middle son hates 'stuff' so he's asked for money- sounds easy but I need to get things for him to open probably trainers, a DVD and disposables- smellies etc.
My dad wants a shammy leather- so that's easy, I've also got Sugared Almonds and a bottle of wine.
Father in law will get wine or Port so again super easy.
One nephew gets chocs and wine because he's grown up and lives with his girlfriend. The other is more difficult, I'm torn between giving him a tenner or trying to find something in the 3 for 2 in Boots maybe smellies or a book in the Tesco double up voucher scheme- actually that's not a bad idea Keith Lemon maybe. On the other hand he might have a Kindle- tricky one. The youngest nephew will get a tenner and a selection pack.
I don't have a Grandad anymore but I used to get things like talc and deodorant as he was in a Home for a few years and I knew he needed it.
To sum up then- smellies, booze, aftershave/ shaving things, food items, books, dvds, car stuff- I've even bought Redex petrol additive before now, gardening things, gadgets ie wind up torch, wallet, phone ipad ipod case, socks, a watch mmmm........ I've given myself some good ideas!!
Summary: If all else fails there's always aftershave!!
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