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Stocking fillers for men?

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1stDinkyDecker Tue 24-Oct-17 15:15:15

Any tips on stocking fillers?

So far I have christmas socks, chocolate, and some screwdriver thingsmile

I've only ever had daughters so find men harder to buy for.

OutnumberedbyFurchesters Tue 24-Oct-17 16:29:55

I got DH a stocking for christmas from DD past year.

I put in mini alcohol bottles, lego light up key ring, gloves, socks, chocs, gadgety things.

I'm struggling for some solid different ideas too this year.

chanie44 Tue 24-Oct-17 17:05:22

Lottery ticket
Mini torch
Thermal long johns
Winter hat
Bottle of beer/spirit
Those gloves which you can use your touchscreen with

peachy94 Tue 24-Oct-17 17:20:19

Wallet ninja, pen knife, mini screw drivers, bottle opener, engraved key ring

Ragwort Tue 24-Oct-17 17:23:25

Lynx/after shave/whatever toiletries they use.


Boxer shorts/socks/hankerchiefs (if like my DH they still use them grin)

Foodie gifts - if he has a favourite jam/biscuits or whatever

imsorryiasked Tue 24-Oct-17 17:28:00

I've got some sugru this year, bought it a while ago on offer so may not be so bargainous now.

trainedopossum Tue 24-Oct-17 17:40:43

Edible insects:

GhostOfChristmasPudding Tue 24-Oct-17 17:57:49

I got this for DH last year, and it seemed to go down quite well.

Small bottles of favourite alcohol
Nice/personalised pen
Small notebook/organiser

Er....I'm struggling to remember other things I've got in the past! This year I am also popping in a small 'Charades' type game. I think I got it from B&M.

Kitee Tue 24-Oct-17 18:01:16

Playing cards
iTunes voucher
Phone case
Pocket squares/ handkerchiefs
Mini aftershave set
Card holder

AgathaOHara Tue 24-Oct-17 21:52:59

Chocolate covered coffee beans
Mini Rubik’s cube
Mini whisky
Christmas socks & boxers
Emergency moustaches
Puncture repair kit
Bottle of Christmas ale

13luckyblackcats Tue 24-Oct-17 22:53:21

My standbys are:

Copy of a magazine like Private Eye/PC Gamer/ Cycling (obviously adjust to taste!) as it looks cute rolled up sticking out of the stocking and takes up some room

Lovely wool socks from Falke/ Injinji

Handkerchief/pocket squares-I’ve had some lovely ones from Etsy, Folksy and also from local craft fairs over the years- tbh I think if you’re crafty they must be easy enough to make and use fabric meaningful for the recipient.

Mini spirits

Fancy hot chocolate-Green and Blacks is great and maybe a mug or travel mug

Little Moleskine or Leuchturm notebook

Little game like Dobble

Depends on the size of your stocking but that tends to be more than enough for DH, DF, DFIL.

dunraven Tue 24-Oct-17 23:17:40

Well, so far - it’s based on luxury food items that I can squeeze into the knitted stocking dating from DH’s first Christmas. Need to source a few more items and that’s it.

A bottle of Icelandic beer
Posh Jar of crackling
Macadamia Nuts
Annual Bar of Toblerone
Posh jar of Honey

tinytoucan Tue 24-Oct-17 23:58:10

This year I am thinking of getting a Christmassy ale, a back scratcher (although I haven't found a good one yet!) and some mini fancy toiletries. Maybe some socks as that's always a winner!

singadream Sat 28-Oct-17 00:01:55

Starbucks cats with a fiver on it
Lottery ticket
Nail clippers
£5 bet on the big horse race on Boxing Day
A silly magazine - I like to get dh viz or similar

BananaSandwichesEveryDay Sat 28-Oct-17 00:16:51

I found a bear care set at a ridiculous price in a sale. It has beard shampoo, beard oil, scissors and a comb. I'm wrapping each item individually for the stocking. I might see if I can find a smallish wash bag to go with it.
Otherwise, chocolate, face cream, any small, hobby related items, One year I made an iou notebook for dh - just bought a small notebook and on each page wrote something like 'Chinese takeaway', 'DVD rental of dh choice', 'one week of me taking out the rubbish ', (normally dh job). I managed to come up with enough ideas that dh could claim one a week for almost the whole year. Most didn't involve money and apart from a meal out or takeaway, those that did were still inexpensive.

BananaSandwichesEveryDay Sat 28-Oct-17 00:22:05

*beard, not bear.

HollyBollyBooBoo Sat 28-Oct-17 05:28:01

A good book - I’ve bought infinite monkey cage, flicked through it, looks interesting.

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