Christmas stocking stuffers for your boyfriend are easy to shop for. These are 8 gift ideas that are more fun than neckties.
Boyfriend Christmas Stocking Stuffers: Movies
Movies make a great stocking stuffer you can enjoy on the cold nights ahead. Try Man on the Train by Director Patrice Leconte for a smart story about male friendship. It’s a funny and touching look at the relationship between a bank robber and an academic that examines their mutual regrets about the road not taken. ($13 at amazon.com)
Boyfriend Christmas Stocking Stuffers: Movie Gift Certificates
Fandango gift certificates will give you and your boyfriend movie dates for months to come. With the high price of movies, it’s a considerate gesture to reduce the cost of a night out. (up to $100 at fandango.com)
Boyfriend Christmas Stocking Stuffers: Books
Classic books are ideal for Christmas stockings. Catcher in the Rye is a great choice whether your boyfriend is a teen or would enjoy a look back at those years.
Boyfriend Christmas Stocking Stuffers: Knit Beanies
A soft beanie will help keep your boyfriend warm. Try the new Public Opinion cotton and cashmere beanie. It’s available in stripes of black and gray or gray and navy; and solids of black, cinder, chocolate, navy or white. ($19.50 at nordstrom.com)
Boyfriend Christmas Stocking Stuffers: Ski Goggles
It’s the time of year for winter sports and ski goggles fit easily into a Christmas stocking. Try the Bollé Nova Goggle with black frames and polarized brown lenses. They feature Flow-Tech venting to reduce fog and have anti fog/anti-scratch lenses. They’re helmet compatible and fit medium to large faces. ($58.95 at skis.com)
Boyfriend Christmas Stocking Stuffers: Lip Balm
Lips need protection from cold weather and wind. The Jack Black lip balm trio comes in a clear zip bag with lemon, mint and berry flavors. ($19.50 at neimanmarcus.com)
Boyfriend Christmas Stocking Stuffers: Beer of the Month Club
This stocking stuffer won’t end with the holidays. Put a gift membership card in your boyfriend’s Christmas stocking for the Beer of the Season Club. They’ll deliver a selection of 12 premium microbrews from award-winning, independent breweries across the country each spring, summer, fall and winter. ($135.80 at flyingnoodle.com)
Boyfriend Christmas Stocking Stuffers: Museum Membership
Another gift membership card you could put in your boyfriend’s Christmas stocking is one to support your local museum in these difficult economic times. A museum gift membership also gives you a year of education and entertainment. For example, the Cleveland Museum of Art has a duo membership for just $65.