Perfect Christmas Gifts For The Man Who's Hard To Buy For

With the holidays just around the corner, you might be scrambling to figure out what exactly it is that men want, or even need.

By Noelle Ottinger3 min read

It’s all too easy to think men want the typical toolset or tie, and while some may truly appreciate a nice Phillips screwdriver, some men prefer an out-of-the-box gift that screams thoughtfulness and appreciation for their unique style. Check out these fun ideas for your significant other’s distinctive taste!

For the Outdoor Enthusiast

Adventure Essentials Survivor Kit

For the weekend camper in search of a short excursion to the mountains, this kit provides the essentials to keep you safe: LED flashlight, Matches, compass, wire saw, and even water purification tablets.

Buy Now - $135

11-in-1 Survival Gear Kits and Everyday Carry Gear

With a flashlight, fire-starter, water bottle clip, and emergency blanket amongst many other cool gadgets, this kit is sure to give your guy that splurge of adrenaline!

Buy Now - $45.99

LL Bean Plaid Flannel Shirt

You certainly appreciate your man’s ability to navigate the wild outdoors, why not dress him to fit the part? Fun idea: Try tucking these plaid flannels into a wooden box filled with an assortment of his favorite gifts for a daring surprise sure to spark his inner pioneer man!

Buy Now - $49.95

For the Sports and Entertainment Fanatic

NFL Fan Chest

What better way to surprise your sports-loving guy than with a box of his team’s memorabilia? This box includes 5 of his favorite sports teams’ products, and you have the choice to make it a surprise or to choose what items you want to include in the box.

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Fanatics Gift Card

For the price of $79.99, this gift card is worth $100 and offers Sports fanatics hundreds of officially licensed sports gear from the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, NCAA, along with hundreds of professional and collegiate teams.

Buy Now - $79.99

Pizza Playing Cards

Does your man love playing cards with the boys? These quirky yet functional cards are in the shape of a pizza and are sure to bring a fun, (and grease-free delight) to the card table!

Buy Now - $14

Roku Streaming Media Player

For the movie and entertainment buff, this digital online streaming service can be plugged into any HD or 4K Ultra HD TVs for a brilliant quality picture. With its enhanced remote and voice search capabilities, this gift is sure to bring out the popcorn and mood-lighting!

Buy Now - $69.99

Salbree Microwave Popcorn Popper

This portable and lightweight popcorn popper is perfect for those who don’t wish to pull out the giant appliances or extra pads during the movie previews. For those wanting a healthier option, feel free to leave out the oil in this classic movie snack!

Buy Now - $56.44

For the Foodie

Mesh Grill Bag

This lightweight and dishwasher-safe bag keeps veggies, kebab favorites, and other BBQ delights off the bottom of the grill so that you can enjoy EVERY last bite!

Buy Now - $22

Copper River Knife

This unique hand-forged knife is perfect for multiple uses, including chopping herbs to forming blocks of ice. With a sleek, rounded easy-grip handle and beveled blade, this knife makes it effortless to create masterpieces in the kitchen.

Buy Now - $55

NFL Chef Hat and Apron Set

For the football fan and the foodie, this chef hat and apron combo will fire up his passion in the kitchen and in the living room for those Sunday afternoon games!

Buy Now - $19.99

Coffee Roasting Kit

Nothing says love like a cup of morning java from the comfort of your kitchen—and your own hands. Included is a Horuku—a ceramic mug that has been used for centuries to produce that oven-roasted flavor, two unique flavors of green beans, along with a detailed instruction manual, so even the novel bean-brewer can enjoy the perfect brew every morning.

Buy Now - $89.99

For Both of You

You Are Special by Mister Rogers

For the avid reader, this book offers insight into success in life and business through the lens of compassion and relating to others. This gem of a read reveals how truly understanding people and what motivates them propels us to be successful in our personal and business relationships.

Buy Now - $11.29

The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

All of us could probably use some strengthening in the relationship department if we’re honest. Give your beau a chance to explore his preferred language of giving and receiving love. With an online quiz and book, this tool has helped millions of couples understand each other on a deeper level—we can all agree that THIS is the best gift!

The Star-t of Us Map

Using technology from NASA, find out what the stars looked like when you and your significant other had your first date, got married, or had any other special anniversary with this incredibly detailed star map!

Closing Thoughts

With so many gift ideas out there, show your man how well you know him—this will surely set his heart on fire this Christmas season!