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2020 Gift Guide: for the man in your life



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The NUMBER ONE gift guide you guys requested was for the men in your life! What good wives/daughters/friends, you are. Here are my picks for your main dude (with some help from my hubby!

ALL of these gift guide posts are packed with items I either use and love, have purchased or have on the list for my own people (my husband even helped me create the men’s list!). Enjoy!

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1) A great flannel

What guy doesn’t love a good flannel? At least I (and my husband) think it’s a cozy cold-weather staple. These are a great price point and come in a ton of colors.

2) Whiskey glasses

Whether your dude is a scotch made, a bourbon guy or a rye lover… a great whiskey glass is a must!

3) Whiskey to go in the glasses

Of course, a delicious whiskey to go in the glasses is always a great gift. We’re a big fan of Bourbon, over here- this one’s a great one that might be nicer than he’d buy himself, but won’t break the bank.


4) Hardcover Dune

Dune is a classic- and with the show coming out next year, what a great re-read (and a nice looking book to keep on his bedside table).

5) Portable Espresso Maker

For the guy who’s a coffee lover… what a cool gift (my husband wants one!).

6) Bulldog Skincare Kit

My husband has loved using Bulldog skincare for a few years now, it’s felt great on his sensitive skin, he loves the peppermint-y shaving gel and it’s not overly expensive, either (I also prefer the peppermint scent as opposed to some of the overly-cologned men’s products, out there!).


7) A classic-but-modern watch:

We got my husband a nice everyday watch last year, and he loves how it dresses up his everyday wear, while also serving a purpose!

8) Noise-cancelling Wireless Earbuds

My husband owns and loves these, he said they were a must for the gift guide!

9) Leatherman Multitool

For the sporty or handy guy in your life, this is my husband’s favorite all-around multitool. He’s owned multiple (when you drop something in the ocean, it’s hard to get back!). He lost his this summer, so I think he might be sending me a signal 😉


10) Messenger Briefcase

For the guy who needs something to carry his computer but wants something a little more casual, a messenger briefcase is a great solution. We love Fossil leather goods, they’ve never steered us wrong for the decent price point.

Which of these items will you add to your list?? Share with me over on Instagram!

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