38 Frugal, Useful Gifts for Men

    38 Frugal, Useful Gifts for Men from The More With Less Mom
    This is a list of frugal, useful things to give a man. It is not pretty things, or really fun things, or the cheapest things. Many of them will save money and if you don’t want to waste money on something frivolous, or your man gets a kick out of pinching pennies, then this is the list for you.

    You can make a lot of useful and cute things, like air/car fresheners, fleece car duster, organizers, a tool roll up, hot pad, a case for his favorite gadget, fire starters, beer or wine, etc, that he then won’t have to buy.

    These item links all go to Amazon, and are affiliate links. Originally I did not have Amazon links, because I did not want to commercialize this list. But then I wanted to link anyways to show what I was talking about and what prices you might pay. And sometimes people just don’t have time to hunt around, but appreciate when I make it easy.
    *$10 or under

    Bidet sprayer is $35 on Amazon and saves on toilet paper

    Safety/non-disposable razor (with blades) $25 on Amazon, a shaving brush

    Bread maker
    Coffee grinder
    Ice cream maker
    Mason jar herb garden

    Plastic/refreezeable ice cubes*

    Jumper cables
    Safety hammer/car emergency tool
    Tire pressure tester/gauge

    Fabric napkins*
    Flannel sheets
    Good quality belt
    Heated blanket or better yet, heated mattress pad
    Reusable bags for sandwiches* and lunches*

    Thermal underwear
    Unpaper/fabric paper towels (pretty ones on Etsy)

    Fishing lures, USGS map of local fishing spots
    Hand-crank light*
    Hurricane lamp
    Multi-tool*

    Rechargeable batteries with slow charger for large batteries and fast charger for small
    Solar or crank flashlight
    Space heater
    Tools – Hunt thrift shops for some sturdy, quality tools like they don’t make any more

    Weather radio

    Business card case*
    Luggage tags*

    Rubber stamp with return address on it

    Smart power strip

    Thumb drive for backing up data/files (might save even more headaches than money)

    Wallet size magnifying glass*
    Coaster set

    Eyeglasses or sunglasses case*
    Family portrait (barter for a photographer’s services)
    Metal, glass, or plastic water bottles
    Spout topper for a mason jar, for hand soap
    Straw topper for a mason jar

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