Useless Gift Ideas for the Man in Your Life When You Can't Afford the Mustang
Ford Mustang is on his Wishlist
He'll Need Some Decent Driving Music
The Biggest Challenge of Them All is Buying Men's Gifts
There are seven men in my life, my father, husband, two adult sons and three brothers-in-law that present me with the biggest challenge of all time, not only throughout the year with birthdays and father's day but especially at Christmas. Trying to think of something special and different for each of them leaves me in despair. What to buy for the men in your life? Coming up with good gift ideas for men has never been easy for me.
Why is it so difficult? Surely there are many things men need and desire, apart from the obvious. The biggest dilemma is, of course, the things they want and yearn after, cost way more than I can afford. Let’s start with the husband. On the top of his list is the 1968 Mustang Fast-Back (the red one in the photo is a 1969). He's had his heart set on one of those for twenty years with a price tag of twenty thousand dollars, or the latest and greatest Holden Monaro GT whatever you can pick up at any bargain basement for $80K.
The subject comes up every birthday and again during the festive season. The main reason I even bother to ask is on the slight chance there might be something on his list that could make it into the Christmas stocking. I venture to ask.
"Is there anything you would particularly like as a gift from me this year?"
"Sure, a 1968 Mustang would be nice. Or if you really want to lash out, the Monaro GTS 350 has come down in price."
Yeah, great, what are they now $79K? Apparently you can pick one up second hand for about seventy thousand.
Gift Ideas for Him That Won’t Cost a Fortune
Seriously now, what could be considered great gift ideas for him that won’t need me take out a mortgage to cover the costs? I found a few on Amazon that could be in the must have list for every man except for their lack of usefulness. But there are some ideas for the younger men in your life because I'm all for giving a man ideas on things he should know.
Karanda's Gift Ideas for Men
The remote is in there so he can dream big and think he's in control and yes, you guessed it, after wracking my brain, searching the Internet and browsing the products in Amazon, I am no closer to knowing what to buy for any of the afore mentioned men this Christmas.
Top Gear Reviews the Mustang GT500
The man in my life will have to make do with a YouTube Video from the gang at Top Gear. I've always had a thing about Mustangs myself but we disagree on the model. That means we have to save up for two. I wonder how many hubs I'll need to publish before I can buy two of these?
Other Hubs about Mustangs
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