Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Vday Gift Ideas for Your Beau

Just some random ideas of what to get your significant other for Valentine's Day. I'm not saying LC would agree with all of these he was adamant once a upon a time that he would NEVER wear a button down that had been monogrammed. i spy a jos a. banks button down shirt in his closet with a monogram on its sleeve. tehe

1. The bowtie. I don't know why I love bowties so much, but I just do. I think maybe because guys just don't wear them often. Or maybe, I like them because they remind me of a different time. I'm just rambling. I don't know why. I JUST LOVE THEM. This bowtie by Brooks Brothers is super cute and only $49.50. I bought LC a tie from Brooks, and he loves it. You just can't go wrong with the quality they provide in their clothing.

2. The infamous Iphone. It's no secret that men love technology. Heck, I even love my Iphone. LC says that all I care about is my Iphone. this may or may not be true. what can i say, i love my twitter friends If the Iphone isn't economically feasible for you, an Itunes gift card would be nice.
3. COUPONS!!! Make your very own coupons. You could put things like washing the car, one for a massage, one for dinner at home one night cooked by YOU, etc. Put things you know he'll like. I know for a fact that LC would be stoked about this idea. I'm think I'm going to make one that says I will make sure I pick up all of my clothes off the floor for one week. And, I know he'd really LOVE this one. I'd give him a coupon for a one week vacation for Puggy at Grandma's house.Hahahahaha.

4. A watch. Every man needs a nice watch. It's an accessory they wear everyday. While a Tag might be out of your budget, you can still get a good watch for a fraction of the cost of this one. I used this pic because Brad was for you and me

5. A unique pair of cufflinks such as these made with maps. These will remind him of you everytime he wears them. They have such a personal touch. This particular pair pictured is of the Boston Red Soxs Fenway Ball Park and can be found in dlkdesigns shop on Etsy located here. What a great gift to give your beau of his favorite team!!! I have even contacted the seller about doing a pair with street maps from my city. I want to get LC a pair that has the exact location of our first date. I think it would mean so much.


6. TICKETS!!!!! You can get him tickets to watch his fave team, band, hunting show, or whatever it is that men love to go watch. Me? I bought LC a John Mayer ticket for the March concert in our city. Because, he LOVES John Mayer. so, he really doesn't love john mayer. he thinks he's a douche. the tix are for me in all reality. and no it's not my vip pass. i wish though


7. A Port Southern Polo. They have great croakies too. And watch for the womens line coming out this Spring!!!!


These are just a few ideas of something you could get your significant other. It's not so much about what you give as in the manner you give it. Sometimes, the most inexpensive gift is what means the most!!!!



And thank you to the lovely Mitsy at Tales of an All American Girl who gave me the Sunshine Award!
"The Sunshine Award is given to bloggers whose positivity and creativity inspire others in the blog world. I am now going to pass along the sunshine and present this award to some of my favorite bloggers who make my day "A Sunshine Day!"

I give this to my 12 newest followers (who have blogs) as a great way to introduce them to y'all and because my followers brighten my day!!!

1.   Calling Rhonda
2.   All That Inspires
3.   Just Lovely
4.   Sparkles and Sundresses
5.   Simply*Southern
6.   One Fabulous Mom
7.   The Engineer in Heels and Pearls
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16 comments:

Tami said...

I absolutely LOVE your Valentine's gift ideas!

The cufflinks are a definite on my list!

Also...I've shared a little award with you too, waiting on my blog for you!

Piper Jacquelyn said...

I wouldn't mind having some of the gifts on your list! Nice job - I know for sure that my bf would love the bowtie, he's been wanting one for awhile, ha!

Calling_Rhonda said...

Thanks for the award, how sweet of you!

Love love love the bowtie, reminds me the races...love that time of year!

Practically Perfect... said...

GREAT suggestions, but I can tell you right now that my husband would find objections to each and every one of them (well, except maybe the love coupons, ha ha!). I really like the cuff links, though - very unique! And there was a doctor who attended my parents' church, and he wore a bow-tie every Sunday w/o fail. I think they should make a comeback... ;-)

The Pink Chick said...

I love all of your suggestions! Sometimes guys can be so difficult to buy for, so it is always nice to get new ideas!

Port Southern said...

Our Valentines/Fall sale ends after tomorrow! It will be your last chance to get 25% off of our Southern Hospitality Polos before the spring.

Jen-Marie, youre a great Southern belle! Thanks for the support!

Marla said...

What a great list. I'm a first time visitor, but will be sure to come back again. :)

alanna said...

such great ideas!! haha thanks for doing all of the leg work for us (although i'm single. but still.)!

and THANK you for the award!! SOOOO exciting!!

Southern Champagne Wishes said...

These are such great ideas! I could not have picked better gifts myself. In fact, a couple of them are things I have or would like to have. Love it!

AMS said...

Those cufflinks are such an awesome idea! Love it!

Natasha said...

what GREAT ideas!!! i bought the cufflinks for my fiance for our engagement gift and he LOVED them...
and the bow tie, i'm adding that to his birthday must haves right now!

YourBeautifulSole said...

Those are such great ideas !!!

and thanks so much for metioning me.

That really brightened my day.(:

-Emilee

Lipstick said...

OK, that is the coolest Valentine's list ever. Actually I would like most any of those things for myself...except maybe the bowtie. Can't figure out how to rock that.

By the way, do you know where Calling Rhonda is? My reader shows a post from a few hours ago but now her blog is gone! :(

Megan said...
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Megan said...

you are awesome! thanks so much for the award! im just now getting back into my blog after a much needed break, but im so happy you recognized me for following!

i hope you have a wonderful vday and i loved the gifts in this post! happy bday too :-) 30 isn't so bad...(i hope) im getting there soon!!!

megan

asuitcaseandstilettos.blogspot.com

Nishant said...

would love the bowtie, he's been wanting one for awhile,

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