Is your guy obsessed with the art of shaving? Or maybe he loves his tech gadgets? Perhaps he considers himself a grill master or simply loves to cook? Here are some fantastic gifts for men, no matter whether you're shopping for Valentine's Day, Father's Day, Christmas, or his birthday!
Gift giving is so much easier when you have a plan. When I'm planning gifts for the men in my life I start with their hobbies. For example, what sorts of goodies could I gift that would help him dig deeper with his interest in great food and wine? Or his latest obsession with creating the most efficient smart home ever?
I use that brainstorming to find the latest and greatest gifts that I know they'll love and actually use!
No matter whether he loves a little vino, enjoys cooking, calls himself the BBQ king, or is a bit of a tech nut, these are some of the top gifts to give your dad, husband, brother or friend (no matter the occasion).
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12 Awesome Gift Ideas That He'll Love
I've pulled together my top picks for everything from a clean skin shaving kit to organic wine to the latest electronics. There's a gift idea for every type of guy!
Fun Gifts for the Grill Master of the Family
These are the gifts for the guys who obsess over achieving even grill marks, beautifully smoked meats, and the perfectly cooked medium-rare steak.
This smoking box is the perfect gift for a man who would love to try smoking his own meats but doesn't want a separate smoker. This stainless steel grill smoking box is a fantastic BBQ gadget that will make it easy for him to grill up some smoked shrimp or his favorite crispy smoked chicken wings.
I like the design of this smoker box because it doesn't have any holes along the bottom panel. This allows the wood chips to smolder (instead of burn up). This will allow him to get better flavor in his smoked dishes and further mileage from his wood chips.
This stainless steel BBQ kit is the ultimate set of grilling accessories. The full kit includes a spatula, fork, tongs, basting brush, grill brush, salt and pepper shakers, 8 corn holders, and 4 skewers. Packaged up in a sleek and portable carrying case, this set is sure to become his go-to BBQ toolkit for camping, cottaging, and everyday backyard cookouts.
All of the utensils are made from professional-grade stainless steel. And as far as materials go, this is my top choice for non-toxic cookware because it's built to stand up to heat without undergoing adverse reactions that could affect the taste (or safety) of your food.
A delivery of ButcherBox is a great gift for the grill master of your family. He'll love cooking up their premium-quality cuts of 100% grass-fed and grass-finished beef. Or heritage pork (including sugar-free bacon!). Or even wild-caught seafood.
There are plenty of different cuts to choose from, so the wide selection ensures that you'll find the best meat delivery perfectly suited to your guy's tastes.
Cooking Gadgets and Gifts for the Foodie
One of these cooking gifts might be the right choice for your guy if he loves to host game day parties, indulge in a glass (or two) of wine, or simply enjoys puttering around the kitchen.
Leaning towards the gift of vino? Look no further than Thrive Market's Master Sommelier-curated artisanal selection of sustainably sourced wines. Thrive offers a variety of gift boxes and wine packs with biodynamically farmed reds and whites. There are plenty of half-case and full-case options to purchase. Perfect for men known for hosting the occasional backyard grill out for their friends.
Thrive Market's clean wine collection features wines made with as little processing as possible. His clean wine will skip the flash pasteurization, be completely free of sugar and contain minimal amounts of sulfites. By skipping the 60 or so unwelcome-but-commonly-used chemicals and additives that typically end up in regular store-bought wines, this is just about as healthy as wine can get!
If your guy loves to snack on chips, fries and other traditionally deep-fried foods, this is the kitchen gadget for him. He'll be able to whip up healthier versions of his favorite snacks and meals! He'll be able to cook everything from chicken wings to dessert. (I have to admit my husband uses our air fryer more than I do---he loves it! )
This is my top air fryer choice. If you're feeling stuck (or just want to learn more about your options) you should check out this Philips air fryer comparison to better understand the top models on the market.
And there are a handful of useful air fryer accessories that will help him get even more mileage out of his new kitchen gadget.
An Instant Pot is a great cooking gift for dad if he loves making healthy meals...but doesn't necessarily love the time spent prepping and slaving over the stove. He'll be able to whip up everything from honey-glazed ham to easy pulled pork in just a matter of minutes. Warning: this gift might radically change the way he cooks for the big game!
It's no secret that the Instant Pot makes cooking faster and easier, but there are a handful of different sizes and models to consider. If you're stuck on which to choose, I would recommend going with one of these top 3 models.
Gifts For Men Obsessed With The Art of Shaving
These gifts ensure that you'll be giving the gift of the closest shave, neatly groomed beard, or simply healthy skin---without the harmful ingredients in conventional products. Because guys deserve to indulge in a little pampering too!
This natural beard care set is the perfect choice for the man that prides himself in a perfectly groomed beard. For beard grooming, the four key products he needs to keep his beard and skin feeling great: beard wax, beard oil, beard balm, and soap. All are simple to use. For a soft well-groomed beard and skin that's simply healthy. No unnecessary fussing required!
For men who prefer a clean shave, get him a classic shaving brush set to help him perfect the art of shaving. He'll get a smoother shaving experience with a traditional wet shave brush made from pure badger hair. And the rave reviews speak for themselves.
Because good guys deserve great skin care.
Top Tech Gifts for Guys Who Geek Out Over Gadgets
These gifts are perfect for the tech-obsessed, gadget-loving man who loves to have the latest and greatest electronics at his fingertips.
Smart home meet Echo Studio. It's a great gift choice no matter whether he's already building the smart home of his dreams or just getting started. The Echo Plus offers premium sound and a built-in smart home hub that's quick and easy to set up. With this high-fidelity smart speaker, he'll be able to control your smart lights, speakers, and sensors. All from the sound of his voice!
He'll be able to ask Alexa to play his favorite classic rock playlist from this premium Dolby-powered 360° speaker with a simple command. Perfect if he's already using Amazon Music, Spotify, or Apple Music. And if he has other Echo devices in the home? He'll be able to set up multi-room music streaming too!
The Fire HD 10 Tablet is the right choice if he loves having his music, movies, TV shows, books and apps at his fingertips. Its 10" screen is perfect for widescreen viewing no matter the medium. He'll have access to streaming and media tools like Netflix, HBO, Spotify, and even his Kindle ebooks. Not to mention plenty of Android apps and games!
He can instantly connect this tablet with his other nearby Echo-enabled devices (including the Echo Spot and Echo Plus). And the built-in microphone offers access to the Alexa hands-free mode. That's right. He can control his smart home, ask about the weather or even make a call to his favorite child (that's you!) – completely hands-free.
This is a fantastic gift for a man who loves to read just as much as he loves his tech gadgets. This membership works perfectly with either the Echo or Fire Tablet. But it also works just as well with other Apple, Android, or Alexa-enabled devices. Now he can take his entire library with him wherever he goes!
Best of all, the titles gained through this membership are his forever. He won't lose his favorite audiobook if he decides to cancel his membership later. He'll receive 3 titles with each month of membership. And exchanges are easy if he ends up with a book he doesn't like. Simply swap it for a different title! This is the easiest and most convenient tool for listening to audiobooks.
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