Stocking stuffers sometimes get a bad rap. They’re not the main event, and are often ignored or filled with last-minute candy bars or gift cards. Not that anyone’s complaining about a little extra chocolate, but this year go above and beyond and make sure your boyfriend’s stocking stuffers are stand outs by following the guide we’ve put together.
Lets be honest: most men aren’t known for their cooking skills or ability to fend for themselves when the fridge hits critical empty status. So cut him a break and give him the gift of Toasta Bags, the new solution to his all his dinner woes. The reusable bags make perfectly toasted grilled cheese, pizza, bagels, sandwiches, or anything else that fits in a toaster. The best part? Next to no prep time and no clean up. A meal made for a man in need.
Thug Kitchen 101
Because sometimes Toasta Bags just won’t cut it. And hey, sometimes you like be treated too. So give your guy a cookbook he can appreciate, aptly titled Thug Kitchen 101. The book contains over 100 easy recipes to introduce him to the art of cooking, and they’re healthy to boot. The recipes are taken from a plant-based diet and the book is part of a greater Thug Kitchen library. If he’s new to cooking, 101’s for him. It walks through the basics and even includes health and nutrition benefits. And with a name like Thug Kitchen, it’s a book your guy can get on board with.
If your boyfriend prides himself on his bar collection or extensive taste in finer whiskeys, these whiskey stones are for him. They’re designed to keep the beverage perfectly chilled at the optimum temperature for a premium whiskey drinking experience. Plus, they look much cooler than the average ice cube and will find soon find a permanent place in his bar setup. But don’t stop there — the company also makes stones designed for wine, so all his cooling needs are covered.
Star Wars Charger
This one’s for the secret Star Wars lover in every guy (and we all know it’s there). Because you never know when your man will find himself stranded and in need of a charge, so make sure he’s prepared with car a charger and make sure he’ll use it by making it Star Wars themed. This BB-8 charger fits neatly in cupholders and comes complete with a rotating head and sound effects. Most importantly? It comes with 2 USB ports, so he’ll be set and ready to charge when the need arrives.
No Christmas would be complete without the obligatory sock gift, but make this one he’ll enjoy by letting his inner sports star soar. Basketball socks are a great gift for a guy who loves to hit the court with his buddies. The socks are made for sports performance so you know they’re top quality, and come in a variety of colors and styles to choose from. With sock game like this, he’ll be scoring fashion points before even stepping foot on the court.
Perfectly sized for the stocking and a must for every man, a watch may be the best stocking stuffer you can get. If you want to keep it simple, go for a minimalist look like the Casio all black model. It comes in a matte black finish, is water resistant and under $10. At that price, you can’t afford not to include it at this year’s premier stocking stuffer. Of course, there are plenty of styles to choose from — anything from fancy work wear to an everyday classic leather banded watch — so pay attention to your guy’s style and choose what suits him best. After all, a man can never have too many watches.
Follow this list ladies, and this year’s stocking shopping will be a breeze. Any of the above gifts are sure to be winners, and the best part? They’re from you, of course.