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Little ideas for DH please?

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LuckyLopez Sun 07-Dec-14 12:17:18

His main present is a European (undecided) city weekend break. I'm giving him cash to book it but would like some small gifts to wrap up with the cash so he has something to open. So far I have
iPad cover
That's it!!

He likes to bake, films, football, but he's not one for trinkets and tat. I'm struggling!

addictedtosugar Sun 07-Dec-14 20:10:11

Are you going to decide on the city before Christmas? If so, a guide book to the city - or a guide book to European cities.
Cook book
Annual/scarf/calander/mug for his local team

attheendoftheday Sun 07-Dec-14 20:56:13

Fire striker
Gloves (maybe the ones you can use a smartphone with?)
Unusual bottle of beer or other favourite drink
Nano blocks
Key ring (with dp's photo if you have them?)

attheendoftheday Sun 07-Dec-14 20:57:09

With dc's photo obviously. A photo of himself would be a little odd!

happsymum Mon 08-Dec-14 00:00:02

Thank you for the nano blocks idea! Couldnt find any characters my boyfriend might like but just bought a minion for my brother fgrin i want one now too

BiddyPop Mon 08-Dec-14 08:44:53

Nice microwave popcorn for movie nights. Especially if you can find unusual ones like chilli flavor. Or maybe wasabi peas, or broad beans in stuff (I know I got both the peas and beans one year for DH just can't remember what was on the beans - he loved both with a bunch of Christmas beers).

Does he drink coffee or tea? A nice seasonal blend, or a special mix (I got DH a sleeve of Cuban coffee nespresso pods this year - very strong, as he loves, and a reminder of our holiday there 10 years ago).

Some unusual flavourings for baking with? Like orange essence, or lavender, ginger, poppyseeds, ....something from Lakeland or a specialist bakery shop that is not your run of the mill thing? Or maybe a small but useful tool?

LuckyLopez Mon 08-Dec-14 12:46:57

Thank you so much! Some really excellent ideas. Some I've not heard of so am off to google. smile

TypinginGloves Wed 10-Dec-14 21:52:50

Thank you! Just ordered nanoblocks after reading this!

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