December 13, 2013

101 Stocking Stuffers for HIM

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This is the PERFECT time of year to really show your special loved one how much they really mean to you.  There is NOTHING better than loving someone else and being loved in return.

SO, we thought we should help you all out with 101 awesome and amazing ideas to use for your spouse’s stocking!

Say what?!

Yeppers!  We have done all the searching for you, and now all YOU have to do is read the list and pick your favorite ones, and then surprise your spouse on Christmas.  Easy peasy!  Now, for some of these you might just need to get an over-sized stocking (or a SUPER-SIZED

one ;-) ) to fit them in.  OR you can do what my mom did and have most things in the stocking and bigger items surround it {which was SO much fun}!

Either way, you have 101 amazing ideas to use for his stocking,

so have at it…

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1- Tulip Surprise: Attach a note to 1-2 Tulip’s with a cute printable that tells your spouse your lips are waiting for HIM!

2- Custom Crossword Puzzle: make your spouse a crossword puzzle all about your relationship.

3- Gum: Any man who goes to work or school appreciates fresh breath.  Give him a gift that is a perfect size for his stocking and freshens him up.

4- Love Nutrition Label by NellieBellies- Get one of his favorite snacks for his stocking and print off this FREE printable at NellieBellie’s site, and attach it to the snack for a perfect stocking surprise.

5- Designer Ornament: My husband and I have a tradition of getting a new ornament every year, as do a lot of other families.  Getting this designer ornament allows you include any pic and design you want to make it extra special for the year 2013 (or any to follow :))!

6- Personalized Candles by A Girl in Paradise: Why not make your own set of romantic candles to use for any special occasion?  You can use candles you already have around the house and add your own touch to them, or buy a new set and design them.  Either way, these will be greatly appreciated for those romantic moments.

7- Shoe Polish: Every man needs to polish up their shoes once in a while.  Any color will do :-) .

8- Shoe Polish Shine Brush:  To go along with the shoe polish, you need a brush to shine it on the shoes.  Any man will appreciate this stocking gift.

9- Shoe Shine Cloth: No polish is complete without a cloth to finish up the shine.  This gift is sure to please.

10- Menu Magic by Design Eat Repeat- print this off with a note letting them know they can pick their own meal, when they would like it prepared, and then on that day, you have a magical meal for them of their choice!

11- Coded Love Message: Use a book and write a love message in code.  Your spouse will have a great time ‘de-coding’ what you wrote him!

12- Matching Drinking Glasses Sets: There are special occasions in anyone’s life that could call for a little ‘sprucing’ up.  Whether it be an anniversary or a football game (my dad loves to pull out a nice glass and pour himself some sparkling cider to watch his games – funny, I know), these drinking glasses are perfect.  You could go for the my heart beats for you glassesforever love glasses, or soul mate glass set.

13- My Favorite Symphony: Get a Symphony bar, print off a FREE printable, and put this cute gift in your hubby’s stocking to let him know his laughter is your favorite kind of symphony.

14- Check for 100 Kisses: Print off a fake check and write it to your man for 100 Kisses!  You BOTH get rewarded with this present!

15- 4X6 Custom Softcover Book:  Usually women are the ones taking pics and capturing memories, but my husband is the one that is always asking for pictures of our kids.  Personalize a picture book for your hubby so he can take all the memories with him to work!

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16- DIY Card {With Multiple Layers}: A stocking isn’t complete without a card! Make this amazing multi-layered card all about your hubby.  He will definitely appreciate it.

17- Break me off a Piece of That! by Creative Juice - a FREE cute printable by Creative Juice to attach to a yummy Kit Kat Bar to show your hubby they are really HOT!

18- Tie Clip:  A tie clip can be given to any man.  It will give their business attire a more professional look or dress up an outfit for a nice occasion.

19- Cufflinks: Every man whether he works in an office or on Wall Street can use a nice pair of cufflinks.  Try a pair of classic engraved cufflinkspersonalized silver initial cufflinks, or some nice stainless steel cufflinks.

20- Personalized Necktie: Every man needs a new tie once in a while.  Make him a great tie with your own pics all over it.  When wearing his tie, he will always know that he is a loved man.

21- Banana Love Note: write a love note on a banana and stick it in your spouse’s stocking.

22- Mint to be Together: Every husband appreciates fresh breath.  This gift will give him just that along with letting him know how special he is.  Get some mints, print off the FREE printable, small container (test tube), and he will appreciate a gift he can take to work with him!

23- Origami heart out of a dollar bill- fold a dollar bill into a heart for a fun surprise!

24- iPhone 5 Case: My husband is always dropping his phone, so without a case it would be toast!  Personalize a case just for your hubby’s phone so it can be protected and remind him of your love.

25- Apple Gift Card: Get an Apple gift card for your hubby’s stocking and include a cute printable card to go with it (FREE inside this post).  ANY man would LOVE a card where he gets to choose whatever music, movies, books or apps he likes.  Perfection!

26- Alone Time Door Hanger: Everyone needs alone time.  Give your spouse these door hangers and let him use them as he chooses.  He could have time to himself, with you, or even one-on-one time with one of the kids.  These are great all-around!

27- His and Her t-shirts:  I know that matching t-shirts are a bit cheesy, but for the right occasion they can be really cute!  Try the complete my heart and kissing you t-shirts.  They will be sure to put a ‘cheesy’ smile on your man!

28- His Favorite Things: put this FREE printable card in his stocking, have him fill it out, then you have a cheat sheet to go by when out-n-about to surprise him with small items from his list.  This is truly a gift that keeps giving!

29- Naughty or Nice Gift Tag: Include this gift tag in your hubby’s stocking to let him know he is invited for some intimate time after the kids go to bed.

30- Personalized Grande Mug with Lid: Every steamy drink is better with a lid on it AND to top it off, add a pic to the mug to really make it your husband’s!

31- Money Clip: There are some men who prefer a money clip to a wallet and others who want less bulk at certain times.  A nice money clip is a great alternative to both.

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32- Mad Lib Love Notes- Fill out one of these 4 Mad Libs for his stocking, then have some fun later that night filling out the other 3 together! This post has a link to the 4 printables Mad Libs to use!

33- Romance Novel Star: Create a romance book cover of your spouse, put it on a book, and surprise him with it in his stocking!  He will be surprised with his new HOT body that you create with a click of a button!

34- Seven Days of Love: Get a standard Monday-Sunday pill box, small candies (M&M’s, Lemonheads, Skittles, gum, etc.), print off the FREE printable, and give your hubby a week’s full of love, all in a pill box!

35- Desk Calendar: Everyone needs a calendar to keep track of dates.  Why not personalize a calendar for your hubby with pics of your family and that includes special dates like birthdays and your anniversary?  What’s great about this is it’s made for his desk so he has your smiling face to keep him happy all day long!

36- Lip Balm:  Winter always drys out skin and chaps lips.  Help your hubby counteract that with some men’s lip balm.

37- Love Magnets: These DIY magnets are easy AND will help your hubby feel extra special with the love notes you leave when using them!

38- Personalized Hot Cocoa Mugs by The Sweetest Occasion: Personalize some hot cocoa mugs and add them to your darling’s stocking.  Make it extra special by adding your favorite mix and mini marshmallows - Perfect for this time of year!

39- 5X7 Custom Softcover Book: Want a little bigger option than a normal 4X6 picture book for your hubby?  Make him a 5X7 personalized book and include pictures of all your favorite memories together.

40- Hint Box: In every marriage there are times that you wish your spouse would take a hint and pay attention to small things you want :).  I sometimes really try to drop a hint (which usually my hubby gets), but sometimes he just doesn’t quite remember or ‘get it’. {WINK}.  So, make these ‘hint boxes’, fill out the strips of paper, and then you each have a list of things you can get without having to try to read your spouse’s mind!  In the end you will BOTH be so much happier – less stress on guessing what the other wants and being able to receive things that are on your list.  GREAT!

41- His and Her Pillowcases: Anyone who likes to go to bed will LOVE these cute pillowcases to sleep on.  With these, you spouse will go to sleep thinking of you and wake up with you on their mind still!  What a great way to set the tone for the day.  There are a variety to choose from: complete my heartlove you all night longbubbling with love for youa big kiss, forever love, and soul mate pillowcases.

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42- Date Night Stickers: Give your hubby these date night stickers and plan the week, month, or if you are really ambitious the whole NEXT YEAR’S worth of date nights! Then place these stickers on those dates so you won’t forget!

43- Matching Mugs: I love this time of year because I get to get out our mugs and make hot chocolate! It’s making me warm just thinking about it.  My favorite is the yummy extras we add: mini marshmallows, candy canes, peppermint, etc.  Give him these his and her mugs to enjoy some hot chocolate Christmas night.  For an added bonus to your honey, include the hot chocolate in the mugs or any ‘extras’ you will have that evening!  Choose from say I love you mugs or you’re irresistible mugs, both are a great pick!

44- I Love You Because Frame: Frame this FREE printable, get some dry erase markers, and give this to your hubby so you can write notes to each other daily!

45- Couple’s Journal: Get a notepad, decorate it, and give it to your spouse for you each to journal in of your memories together.

46- Things You Don’t Know About Me Jar:  No matter how long you have been married, there are still SO many things your spouse wasn’t a part of in you life.  Fill a jar with a treat or snack of some sort along with slips of paper that your spouse DOESN’T know about you.  He can pick a candy and slip of paper each day.  Then when it’s empty, it’s his turn to fill it up so you can learn about him too!

47- Golf Tees: For the husband who loves golf, put a smile on his face with a package of golf tees.  I learned from my dad who is an avid golfer, one can never have enough golf tees lying around.

48- Golf Balls: Every golfer needs more golf balls on hand.  Get him a pack to keep on hand for ‘emergency’ situations (like too many balls lost in water or in the rough).  LOL

49- Golf Glove: If your hubby is a golfer or one that is just getting into golf, a golf glove is just for him.

50- Personalized Golf Towel: If your man is a lover of golf, then this is the perfect gift to put in his stocking.  You could personalize it with a pic of you, your family, your kids, or even his favorite golf hole.  All choices are great and his golf towel will never get lost again.

51- Soda Pop Gift Tags: Attach one of these cute FREE printable card to his favorite drink and include that in his stocking!

52- Pillow Talk: Keeping the spark alive in a marriage can sometimes be difficult during all the holiday madness!  This printable will help you stay close with fun conversation starters!

53- Personalized Mouse Pad: Every man is on a computer at least once a day.  Personalize a mouse pad with a pic of the 2 of your or you and the kids so he can be reminded of you while working on the computer.

54- Shower Love Notes by How Does She: Include some washable Crayola Bathtub Crayons in his stocking with a note (that could or couldn’t be a little ‘inviting’ {WINK}) that suggests you and your hubby leave messages to each other each time you get in the shower.  Now getting in the shower could be SO much more than just getting clean :).

55- Car Refresher:  If you hubby is like mine, he is more concerned with everyone else than himself.  Give him some TLC for his car with these refreshing vent clips.

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56- A Gift for Everyday: Get a jar, and fill it with handwritten notes about why you love your spouse or memories of the two of you.  Then he gets to pick one out every day for the next year!

57- Personalized Frosted Stein: My man doesn’t drink alcohol, but he sure loves his drinks cold – any man can appreciate that! Get this stein with your picture or your kids’ picture on it so while he’s drinking his favorite drink he knows he is loved.

58- iPhone 4 and 4s Case: My husband is always dropping his phone, so without a case it would be toast!  Personalize a case just for your hubby’s phone so it can be protected and remind him of your love.

59- Top 10 Slow Dance Songs: This is a PERFECT way to keep the romance alive during the holidays.  Burn these songs onto a cd with a note attached inviting your hubby to dance later on. OR type up the list and print it off with your invitation to dance and have the songs ready to play from your computer or any other electronic device you may have :).

60- Scarf:  With it being winter, it’s time to bundle up.  Give your hubby this nice scarf that he can wear to work or just on cold days.

61- Beanie (Winter Hat): Cold weather signifies needing warm clothes.  Get your hubby a nice hat to keep his head and ears warm in the winter weather.

62- Orbit the Moon For You:  A little gum didn’t hurt anyone, so why not pair it with a FREE printable for your hubby’s stocking.  Sounds awesome to me!

63- Santa’s Cookies Bedroom Game: Even with all the holiday madness, some intimate time with your hubby is a must!  Print off the FREE printables, add some sugar cookies, and put them in your hubby’s stocking for him to look forward to that evening!

64- Customized 11 oz Mug: If your hubby is a hot chocolate drinker or lover of herbal teas, this mug is just for him.  Add a picture of yourself, the kids, a favorite vacation, or his favorite sport.  Whichever you choose he will be sure to make sure no one drinks from his mug!

65- Sock it to Him by Darling Doodles: Include a pair of socks and a FREE printable for a foot massage from you, because every hard working man deserves a good foot massage!

66- Spouse Subway Art: Let your man know how much you appreciate him by framing words that describe him.  All you have to do is go to a site, pick the font, color, size, and directions you want your words to go, print it off, frame it (or put it on a card) and voila, a perfect, FREE stocking stuffer!

67- Ball Needles:  My husband is constantly being asked to pump up our kids’ bike tires and their balls they play with.  Every time he goes to pump up one of their balls, he can’t find the ball needle to do so.  Get a pack of ball needles for the husband that always seems to need a couple extra.

68- Pocket Knife:  A good pocket knife with multiple tools is a great gift for any man.

69- Wedding Invitation Ornament by From Glitter to Gumdrops: Any married couple has extra invitations lying around somewhere.  Put them to use by creating this beautiful ornament for memories that will last forever.

70- You’re Dynamite: Get a can of pringles, tape a FREE printable on it that says “You’re Dynamite”, add a pipe cleaner to the top, and voila – perfect stocking gift!

71- Mr. Memo Pad:  I don’t know about your husband, but mine is constantly trying to find paper to write on, and it seems when he does, it’s an important paper of mine.  This memo pad is perfect for the man who never can find paper :) or any organized man too.  LOL  Now your man will never have an excuse of not being able to find paper again.

72- Our Love Story Books: All couples have a story about how they met and fell in love.  Make a book of your love story using magazines and some FREE printables and give it to your man for him to keep!

73- 4-in-1 Pocket Screwdriver: Your hubby will most likely be putting toys together the rest of Christmas day for your kids, or maybe even himself {WINK}.  Give him a screwdriver that fits in his pocket so he will be ready for the task.

74- Notes to Make One Happy by Paper Coterie:  Include these notes in your hubby’s stocking and attach them to his favorite snacks and make him smile.

75- Face Wash:  A clean face is just what your hubby needs for work everyday.

76- Pomade:  Most men like to make their hair nice before leaving the house.  Help him out with a great pomade or any other hair gel you think he might use.

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77- ABC’s of Us: Print of the FREE printable cards and then write something special about your hubby for each letter of the alphabet!

78- Happy Husband Kit by Vale Design:  If your husband is a golfer, this is the perfect stocking gift for him.  This includes FREE printables, a small gift box, and gift cards for your hubby.

79- 10 Dates for $20: Put a small jar full of dollar bills and dates (provided by a FREE printable) in your man’s stocking. You now have 10 dates to go on for $20 – you BOTH get to enjoy this gift.

80- Pens:  If your man can find paper, but never a pen, get him some pens so he can’t ever complain about not finding a writing utensil again!

81- Mechanical Pencils: If your man would like an alternative to a pen, give him some mechanical pencils.

82- Lead Refills (for Mechanical Pencils): My hubby has a million pencils laying around, but can’t use them because he is out of lead.  Some refills is perfect for any husband in the same predicament!

83- DIY BBQ Rub by Real Simple: For the men that grill, this is the perfect gift.  A recipe to make your own BBQ rub.  You can’t go wrong with that!

84- Everything in a Jar by The Gunny Sack: Make a jar full of everything you would need for a certain item {example: Energy jar would include peanuts, energy bar, etc.) and then put the whole jar in your hubby’s stocking.  The Gunny Sack has a ton of different options and includes FREE tags and lists for each.

85- Batteries:  If your man is in charge of the remote OR great at putting together your kids’ new toys on Christmas, batteries will be great for him.

86- Couple Gratitude Journal: Everyone has heard of a gratitude journal, but here is a little twist to it.  Make a gratitude journal for you and the hubbs to share!  You each can record things you are grateful for or acts of kindness, etc.  You will both enjoy reading each other’s entries AND your marriage will be strengthened.  There is nothing better than that!

87- Nail Clippers:  Help your man’s hands out by giving him some nail clippers.  With his own set, he won’t have to bug you about them anymore.

88- Driving Gloves:  Driving gloves are so great to wear on cold days.   Give your hubby nice warm hands for his way to work.

89- Make Your Own Tickets: Invite your hubby to a fun movie by making your own movie tickets and putting them in his stocking.  A fun twist would be to add the DVD if you plan on watching at home!

90- Year in Review:  At this time of year you are reflecting on how the year went, what you did great and ways you can improve.  With this gift, sit down with your man and reflect together and record your great moments.  This is truly a gift that will last a lifetime.

91- Good ol’ Mistletoe:   Yep, just plain old mistletoe.  Sneak this into your hubby’s stocking and when he gets it out, make sure you have him hold it up so you can give him a big Christmas kiss!

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92- Can of Sharpies: Is your spouse always looking for something to write with?  Well, help him out with making this cute can and include all kinds of writing materials like sharpies, gel pens, pencils, ball point pens, markers, etc.  Now he will have everything right at his fingertips and be one happy hubby!

93- Erasers: When your hubby’s mechanical pencils run out of the erasers they come with, they will need a replacement.

94- Shaving Soap:  Give your hubby a nice alternative to shaving cream with some shaving soap.  Who knows, his skin just might fall in love with it! {WINK}

95- Personalized Playing Cards: Add a pic to a deck of cards so you can take them to your next game night with friends.  An easy and great stocking gift!

96- Peace of Mind by Papertastebuds:  I think every man has a LONG list of things to get done around the house.  With this gift, you can help give him peace of mind by doing those things on his list, writing them on slips of paper, putting them all in a small box, and giving him the gift in his stocking so he can really have a peaceful mind on Christmas, knowing that his to-do’s have been done :).

97- Husband Survival Kit (for bad days): Give your hubby a cute gift to help him get through a bad day.  Get a bag of M&M’s and write out a poem that prescribes just how many M&M’s your hubby will need to get over his bad mood. It’s sure to put a smile on his face!

98- Personalized Leather Key Chain: Trade in your hubby’s old key chain for one with your pic on it.  This upgrade is sure to put a smile on his face.

99- 10 Printable Cards with Treats: A stocking isn’t complete without some treats!  Print off the FREE printable cards and get the candy to go along to put the perfect touch to his stocking!

100- Galaxy s3 Phone Case: My husband is always dropping his phone, so without a case it would be toast!  Personalize a case just for your hubby’s phone so it can be protected and remind him of your love.

101- Couple’s Picture Block: Put a little twist on the normal picture in a frame gift.  Make a picture block of the two of you and give it to your hubby for him to display at work or add it to the decor of your house.  Either way, it will be a gift that lasts a lifetime.

If you would like some gift ideas, be sure to check out Our Love Keeps Running and a frugal, DIY I love you picture via text or email.

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5 Responses to “101 Stocking Stuffers for HIM ”

  1. Ashley Addison says:

    This list is great. I don’t think I’ve ever thought about any of these.

  2. Julie Julie says:

    Cami, this list is perfect and just what I needed!! Thanks so much:)

  3. Tara Tara says:

    I LOVE having such a HUGE list to refer to! Thanks, Cams! XOXO

  4. Stacy says:

    This is JUST what I needed! I always forget about stocking stuffers and scramble around Dec 23-24th trying to find ideas. You are my hero!!

  5. Evelyn Jones says:

    Seeing gum on the list made me giggle because I myself bought my brother 2 boxes of gum, considering he’s a smoker. I’ll surely bookmark this one!


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