Holiday Gift Guide 2010: For the Dudes

Hi friends ๐Ÿ˜€ Happy Monday! Hope youโ€™re having a great morning so far.

Itโ€™s Cyber Monday!!! Are you online shopping today? You can bet your booty I am ๐Ÿ™‚


With the amazing response to last weekโ€™s holiday gift guide, I received quite a few requests for gift ideas for guys.IMG00134-20100327-1303

(He flies a plane AND picks fresh vegetables. Swoon)

Here ya go, dudes ๐Ÿ™‚

For the Fitnessisto (heh heh): 


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1. Sport headphones

2. Metal Vent Tech

3. Insanity workout (read my review *here*- bonus: you can participate or stare at the Shaun T eye candy)

4. Dumbbells

5. New workout shoes, a new iPod, a lightweight sports jacket from Nike or lululemon

For the Foodie:

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1. Any Bobby Flay cookbook (The Mesa one is my fave)

2. Monogrammed grill tools

3. Smoker, BBQ and Grill

4. Customized chocolate

5. Winebreather decanter

For the AnyDude:

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1. Playstation Move

2. Amazon Kindle (Iโ€™m in love with my Kindle!! Itโ€™s seriously one of my favorite gifts)

3. Essential Long Sleeve (made with Pima cotton- so soft and comfy, itโ€™s kinda ridiculous)

4.Mustache beer mugs

5. Tickets to see his favorite comedian

6. Season Blue-ray sets of his favorite show, Netflix subscription

For Sylish Guys:

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1. Cologne is always a good choice- Armani code is one of my all-time favorite man smells ๐Ÿ™‚

2. New tie

3. Designer jeans (7s are mine and the Pilotโ€™s denim of choice)

4. Faux leather jacket


Hope you guys find some good gift ideas in there ๐Ÿ™‚ Happy Cyber Monday shopping!

If youโ€™re doing the โ€œone for them, one for meโ€ kind of shopping that I do, today is the last day to get a sick deal on the Core bag and use the code โ€œFREESHIP50โ€ for free shipping on orders over $50 (Garlic Gold, Sun Warrior- Iโ€™ll post the link to the promo here when I get it-, Vitamix, etc).

Have a great day! See ya later this afternoon <3



Is your man hard to shop for or easy to shop for? Any other great guy gift ideas?

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  1. Those gifts are great! I think this year we are getting my dad gift certificates to two restaurants he has never tried – I love getting people Christmas presents for activities (a weekend away for my parents, tickets to a play, a concert, or restaurants!) I think I am going to get my brother one of those Kurig individual coffee makers (hopefully today on cyber monday) ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. All of these gifts are GREAT ideas, Gina!

    I bought my boyfriend moustache band-aids as part of his gift last year from Urban Outfitters. I was trying to show my support for his participation in moustache March (this is typically when I nag him about how much I loathe the creepy moustache). He got a huge kick out of it!

  3. This was great! I always have such a hard time shopping for guys – ANY guys – because with a girl you can grab a lotion or a candle and call it a day if you get stuck but with a guy it’s FAR worse!

  4. I always get my brothers cookbooks – they love it!

  5. Great gift ideas Gina! I’m a single lady at the moment but I think all guys would look SO much more attractive if you did their wardrobe shopping for them! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  6. Great gift ideas!! My husband is the TOUGHEST person to shop for on the planet. I can’t buy him clothes because he’s a really tough fit, so I always have to bring him shopping (no fun when I want to surprise him). My brothers on the other hand, easy breezy…I will look into some of these gifts! I LOVE Cyber Monday!!!

  7. I usually just cook special dishes for my man – he insists that’s all he wants from me! I do have trouble finding the right gifts for my brother-in-law and father though!

  8. my boyfriend is the hardest to shop for because he doesnt really need much or even want much, so that makes it the most difficult.

  9. Guys are always the hardest to shop for in my opinion. What great gift ideas. I’m shocked you were able to come up with so many! I could never have done that.

  10. My man loves tech stuff, which means I always know what he wants but I can’t afford it. If only he loved clothes!

  11. What great ideas! I’ll be looking into some of those!

  12. Concert tickets are a good idea too! They just are a little tricky to plan because you need to make sure he’s free the night of the show.

  13. im definitely doing some cyber monday shopping today but its at which means its more for me than the boy…

  14. I’ve done the Netflix gift before – perfect!! I’ve also done the SONY alarm clock that has an iPod dock. It was a hit ๐Ÿ˜‰

  15. My husband is hard to shop for. He isn’t picky at all, but we’re at the time in our lives that if we need something, we just go buy it. i do have quite the wishlist for him, though – including all of the seasons of dexter and the novel that it was based on. i love the lulu for men stuff!

  16. Nice ideas! My guy is pretty easy to shop for. If it has bacon or University of Texas associated with it, it’s a big hit! ๐Ÿ™‚

  17. I’ve been thinking of getting my BF the exact dumbbells!

  18. Faboosh ideas for the boys!

    My hubby likes Diesel jeans…but I’m a big fan of 7’s on guys!

  19. Thanks Gina, Great ideas!

    I always get DVD’s or Best Buy cards, you just can’t go wrong. ๐Ÿ™‚

  20. Wonderful roundup!! I like 7’s on Austin too – and he has a great pair of Joe’s and AG’s (which cracked me up when he came home with those!).

    I like the ideas a lot -those beer mugs are TOO much! Hilarious!

  21. Thanks for the Ideas!

    My FAV thing this season that I found (We gave them to our groomsmen last month) are X-box button cufflinks. If you haven’t already, check for AWESOME homemade things!

  22. My man’s not too hard to shop for…he’s more of an outdoorsy guy. A few years ago I got him an iPod, so that went over really well. Anything that has to do with Patagonia or iTunes usually works for him ๐Ÿ™‚

  23. I’m SO going to get Shane the BoFlex Select tech weights!! And maybe use them myself ๐Ÿ˜‰

  24. You forgot about the Shake Weight for Men! Hehe. I kid, I kid. Great list!

  25. Hard to clothing shop for my guy – he is a goodwill loyalist! But something related to his favorite sports teams or TV shows usually works!

  26. Great suggestions, Gina!

    I love Armani Black Code for men. I actually love most Armani scents for women or men. Something about Gorgio’s blends work for me I guess ๐Ÿ™‚

    And the dumbbells. I have thought about getting those before to pimp out my at-home workout area but have never splurged for them.

    My hubs and my dad are soooo hard to buy for that I am always stumped. But Scott and I don’t really exchange gifts anymore; instead we take a big trip together, so it’s not as much of a biggie anymore that I am still always stumped 12 Chanukah’s and holiday seasons later!

  27. I love this list. My boyfriend is so hard to buy for…I have seriously been struggling to find him any presents. But I definitely think the workout stuff will work!

  28. A gift card for REI or Cabela’s. A coffee card or coffee of the month. Great list.

  29. Is your man a pilot? Mine is a private pilot! I wanted to get him some airplane cuff links for xmas ๐Ÿ˜›

  30. Great ideas! This year I don’t have a manfriend to buy for, which is actually a bit of a relief, but this is SUCH a great gift guide!

  31. Do you have any gift ideas for guys who are about to be deployed? My BF is a Marine and is being depolyed January 2nd. He can’t take much stuff but I still want to get him something that he can take with him while he is gone. If you have any great ideas, let me know :)! Thanks!

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