I’m extremely lucky in that it’s pretty easy to find gifts for the very best boyfriend. As a fellow computer programmer he is somewhat of a geek and anything along those lines will make him happy. Unfortunately, he’s in the minority so I wanted to compile a list of gift suggestions for all different types of men.
For The Geek
We probably all remember the colored Rubik’s cubes that were popular in the 80’s. This one follows the same concept but instead of 6 different colors the cubes are of different sizes. Scrambled it is an intricate sculpture that miraculously transforms into a cube when solved.
This clock isn’t really all that practical but that’s not really the point. It’s just perfect for math whizzes.
This popular online comic series is almost required reading for every engineer. This book contains a wide selection of the comics supplemented by comments from the author in the margins.
For The Foodie
If your donee likes to cook then why not gift him a nice cookbook? Of all the cooking blogs out there Smitten Kitchen is one of my favorite. I love Deb Perelman’s writing style and here recipes are all delicious and easy to follow.
Nature Box is a monthly subscription box service that delivers 5 wholesome, nutritious snacks like dried California peaches, nut mixes, or baked sweet potato fries. Who doesn’t like snacks?
For The Coffee Aficionado
It seems that programmers in particular survive on coffee. If you’re looking for a gift for someone that falls into this category then look no further. Mistobox is a monthly subscription box service that sends out 4 different kinds of hand-picked, whole-bean coffee from coffee roasters around the country.
Another gift the coffee lover in your life may appreciate is a burr coffee grinder. Burr grinders crush the beans instead of using blades to chop them like other electric mills. This produces a more uniform ground and has the advantage that the beans don’t get heated as much as when they’re chopped by blades.
For The One That Enjoys Some Pampering
Shaving can become such a chore so why not gift something that would make it more of a treat. This 4 piece set includes pre-shave oil, shaving cream, after-shave balm and a shaving brush. Everything he needs for a bit of pampering.
I throughly enjoy receiving my Birchbox in the mail each month. If you need to find a gift for a guy that likes to try different grooming products then a Birchbox Men subscription is just the right thing. Each box also includes some lifestyle or tech items.