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Inexpensive Gift Ideas for Him Under $15

Updated on August 24, 2020
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Christmas gifts for men are the hardest gifts I could ever hunt for
Christmas gifts for men are the hardest gifts I could ever hunt for | Source
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What Is the Perfect Gift For Him

Do you always fret finding the perfect gift for your special someone, especially is a guy?

He could be your:

  • Hubby
  • Partner or boyfriend
  • Dad
  • Brother
  • Son
  • Nephew
  • Son--in-law
  • Close Male friends
  • Your first crush
  • Someone whom you are secretly in loved ( one-sided-love)
  • Colleague


No matter what type of gifts that you buy from the store, online or handmade by yourself, it is the thoughts that counts. Your had spent so much time, effort and money to look for the perfect gift , be it cheap or expensive, unique or common gifts.

Buying a cheap but useful gift is quite difficult especially when you are tight on a budget during economy slowdown or your salary isn't increasing at all.

Fortunately, lots of cheap and useful gifts can be found online and thrift shops where price range could be below $15 , something you could have your special HIM to smile for years.


Here are 10 cheap and useful gift ideas I had found perfect for him , for any festive season and special occasion that you could purchase online at Amazon.

My Review

If your men is a tea lover, this is the perfect, cheap and useful tea gift set for him!

Taylor of Harrogate Classic Tea comes in a perfect cardboard gift box that is ideal for any festive or special occasion gift. It comes with 48 teabags with 6 teabags of each variety. You will never get bored with these variety flavors of teabags. Some tea lovers prefers to mix tea with coffee or both teas of different flavors.

Most tea lovers prefers Earl Grey or Green Tea for health purpose.


Blackboard memo Mug $9.58

Make your own MUG

make a unique, one of a kind Blackboard MUG at home with a blank ceramic mug. Watch this video and you will be surprise how easy are the steps with all the DIY items at home.

My Review

I bought this Blackboard Mug for my teen nephew He loved the ceramic mug very much as he could writeshort notes or scribble nonsense onto the mug.

He is a talented cartoon artist, always drawing funny cartoon series around the mug during breakfast.

He never got tired of this Blackboard mug. However, he ran out of chalk, so he ‘stole “ a couple of chalks from his classroom.

The inside color of the mug is either Blue, Yellow, Red or White but customer is not allowed to choose but it is OK because my nephew drinks coffee, blacken out the Red color he got.

You can wash the caffeine stains easily with warm soap, no scrubbing required.


DIY Blackboard Mug

My Review

I bought this recipe book for my dad.

He is a retired businessman and loved to cook at home since my mom had stroke.

He learned to cook from scratch. He found his regular recipes are simply" BORING & TASTELESS " meals so I decided to give dad this recipe book for beginners like him. It comprises 120 different recipes that uses 5 simple, easy to find ingredients for dad to choose from.

Most of the ingredients required are the basic ones that we use in the kitchen, none of them are hard to get items.

So, whenever my dad runs out of ideas what to cook for lunch or dinner, he browse through this recipe book and found himself cooking meals like a Professional chef.

You can choose to buy either in Kindle or Paperback.



DIY Scrap Book of Recipes

Take a photo and write the step by step instructions in the scrap book
Take a photo and write the step by step instructions in the scrap book | Source

Alternatively, you can make a scrapbook recipe with your own homemade cook food. Take photos with your digital camera, print them out and paste them in a scrap book.

Write down the recipes and instructions clearly beside each photo.

Don't forget the name of the recipes and categorize them under different sections; Vegetable, pork, chicken, beef, salads, soups,etc.

My Review

Ah, my brother-in-law loved this gift set!

He is more conscious with his appearance since he is still dating with his ideal lady. This Beard and Mustache Gift Set comes with 4 items:

  • Wooden comb
  • Bristle Brush
  • Sharp pair of scissors
  • Leather Pocket
  • Pocket-size beard brush and mustache comb combo that fit perfectly in your man's jean pocket or waist pouch. Uses very small space, light to carry around.
  • This brush bristle is made from boar hair, firm and does not tangles your man's beard. The bamboo and wood comb set massages and keeps facial hair and skin healthy.
  • This gift set makes it a perfect present for Father’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Birthday, Christmas Day, Anniversary, or any special occasion.


My Review

Gosh!

I wanted a key holder but I wanted something that one knows where I hid my drawer key.

Hence, I bought this Portable Rock Outdoor Key Holder which I had seen on TV.

It looks exactly the same as those rocks in my garden. I put 4 rocks around and hid my drawer key inside.

It looks so realistic that I couldn't figure out which is the fake rock.

If you wish to hide a spare key to your home, do get this Portable Rock and fool those thieves!

Btw, men love this rock items, fool them this Christmas !



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The Right Gifts

Don't give your men the gifts that you like or fancied.

You are supposed to give gifts that are suitable and useful to them.

Preferably, gift that they can use daily, reminds them of your kind gesture.

Don't give men cute stuffs like keychains and teddy bears or couple Tees.

They grown up men except for your toddler son.

It is best to know what they like or the things that had worn out and surprise your men with these gifts instead.

Christmas Gifts That Men Hate

 
 
 
Ties
jewelry
couple Tees
Socks
necklace
cute keychains
Underwears
gift cards
teddy bears

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2009 peachy

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    • Peggy W profile image

      Peggy Woods 

      3 weeks ago from Houston, Texas

      The homemade wrapped gift at the top of this page is so cute. I think that presents that come from the heart are always appreciated. They need not be expensive.

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