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Best Valentine gift idea for HIM .....
February 1, 2013 | lizavetta

Posted on 02/01/2013 12:08:36 PM PST by Lizavetta

Valentine's Day is coming up and I'd love to get Freepers' opinions of the best gift idea they've ever heard of for a man .... something that will completely melt him like butter and make him feel like a million bucks.

I know there are plenty of creative and imaginative people on this forum so please help me here .....


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: romantic; unique; valentine

1 posted on 02/01/2013 12:08:43 PM PST by Lizavetta
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To: Lizavetta

My wife bought me a crossbow for our 10th wedding anniversary.

I melted. Heh.

SnakeDoc


2 posted on 02/01/2013 12:12:55 PM PST by SnakeDoctor ("I've shot people I like more for less." -- Raylan Givens)
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To: Lizavetta

What is the dollar limit?


3 posted on 02/01/2013 12:13:11 PM PST by Perdogg (Mark Levin - It's called the Bill of Rights not Bill of Needs)
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To: Perdogg

$100 or so. We’ve both had some tough years financially.


6 posted on 02/01/2013 12:16:43 PM PST by Lizavetta (You get what you tolerate)
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To: Lizavetta

Almost anything that starts with 5.56/.223, .40 or 9 mm. Just the thought of that makes my little heart go pitter patter.


7 posted on 02/01/2013 12:17:11 PM PST by Perseverando (Gun control? It's really not about gun control is it? It's really about PEOPLE CONTROL!)
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To: CrazyJoeDivola

You phrased that so delicately. You are, of course, correct.


8 posted on 02/01/2013 12:21:39 PM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (What word begins with "O" and ends in economic collapse?)
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To: CrazyJoeDivola

There’s always that. Doesn’t cost nothin’ ... goes well with everything.

SnakeDoc


9 posted on 02/01/2013 12:22:38 PM PST by SnakeDoctor ("I've shot people I like more for less." -- Raylan Givens)
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To: Lizavetta

There’s one answer that is a no-brainer, and doesn’t cost a thing.


10 posted on 02/01/2013 12:27:23 PM PST by FamiliarFace
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To: SnakeDoctor

Dang, I missed posts 4 & 5 before the mods got them.


11 posted on 02/01/2013 12:27:36 PM PST by kosciusko51 (Enough of "Who is John Galt?" Who is Patrick Henry?)
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To: Lizavetta

I am a woman, so I may not really know for sure....

But, IMO, the best gift would not cost a cent. A note that tells him in heartfelt terms how much you appreciate all the things — big and small — that he has done for you and the kids could go a long way toward making him feel great.

Today’s husbands (and men, in general) are so often not given credit for all that they do for us women and far too often just hear criticism and ingratitude.

I am speaking in general terms, so please don’t think that I am assuming you are one of the whiny ingrates. :)


12 posted on 02/01/2013 12:32:24 PM PST by Bigg Red (Restore us, O God of hosts; let your face shine, that we may be saved! -Ps80)
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To: kosciusko51

I missed 4 & 5 also, but common sense tells me it was, as somone else said, FREE and plentyful and (usually) FUN for both.


13 posted on 02/01/2013 12:32:48 PM PST by corbe (mystified)
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To: Lizavetta

You can pick up a nice sword for $100.


14 posted on 02/01/2013 12:33:24 PM PST by wolfman23601
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To: Lizavetta
Tell him he's been "deputized"...


15 posted on 02/01/2013 12:38:29 PM PST by fattigermaster
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To: fattigermaster

so he is supposed to take her into custody “in the name of loooooove”?


16 posted on 02/01/2013 12:43:56 PM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Lizavetta

Send the kids away for the evening, have an indoor candlelight picnic with chocolate covered strawberries, cheeses, various finger foods that are ready to eat, champagne, etc. (in front of the fireplace if you have one.)


17 posted on 02/01/2013 12:48:49 PM PST by Girlene
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To: corbe

I heard a guy (not my husband. lol) say that if a guy’s not horny he’s hungry. So if he’s not horny make him a sandwich. My husband laughed when I told him that.

I always kinda figured if you took care of both he’d probably be pretty happy. Am I wrong in that assumption? (Guys, help me out here. lol)


18 posted on 02/01/2013 1:00:46 PM PST by butterdezillion
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To: butterdezillion

Want help? Gimmee a sammich. (J/K!)


19 posted on 02/01/2013 1:04:12 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

lol. I don’t need that kind of help. ;)

(Is it really true a guy can do a better job convincing his wife she’s loved if he’s full of baloney? lol)


20 posted on 02/01/2013 1:06:30 PM PST by butterdezillion
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To: Lizavetta

Speaking from experience... to make my husband smile.. I head to Home Depot or Lowes. Anything you can pour gas into or plug in AND makes this sound... VRMMMMMMMMMMM.. is a winner. Wet/Dry vac, chainsaw, leaf blower... as long as it VRMMMMMMMM’S.. it is therefore manly.

If you don’t want to do that... some meat dish, potatoes, (skip the salad unless your man is unique) and his favorite beer. (I could add a few more secrets, darling, but that is how I ended up with 3 kids... giggle, giggle)


21 posted on 02/01/2013 1:08:36 PM PST by momtothree
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To: butterdezillion
So if he’s not horny make him a sandwich.

mmmmm sandwich
22 posted on 02/01/2013 1:22:11 PM PST by TalonDJ
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To: Lizavetta
Get him the "Mysterious Love Bandit" from Vermont Teddy Bear and tell him he stole your heart like you stole mine.

Sorry, it's Vermont Teddy Bear season again and I'm getting brainwashed by the commercials already.

Badee-ah, badee-ah, badeeeee-aaah.

23 posted on 02/01/2013 1:24:08 PM PST by eCSMaster (Palin was correct!)
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To: Lizavetta

Baseball tickets. My guy also likes dark chocolate and red wine. And computer stuff.


24 posted on 02/01/2013 1:26:38 PM PST by married21
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To: Lizavetta

If I had a girlfriend or a wife, I would really be impressed if she got me a rare edition of one of my favorite books. Since you are talking about only $100, it probably cannot be that rare, but something along those lines.


25 posted on 02/01/2013 1:40:10 PM PST by Perdogg (Mark Levin - It's called the Bill of Rights not Bill of Needs)
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To: Lizavetta

Gallon-size jugs of Tabasco


26 posted on 02/01/2013 1:52:46 PM PST by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization)
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To: Lizavetta

Really? Not too hard to figure out and it wont cost much at all.


27 posted on 02/01/2013 1:56:11 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: Lizavetta

http://www.bbqaddicts.com/blog/recipes/bacon-explosion/

It’s a link to a blog (not mine). But it’s a blog post about bacon. Bacon that is rolled up in pork. And then wrapped in bacon, and of course smoked.


28 posted on 02/01/2013 2:06:28 PM PST by Darth Reardon
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To: momtothree

I agree. Many men I know take the same amount of time shopping at a hardware/home improvement store that a woman takes shopping at a department store.


29 posted on 02/01/2013 2:31:08 PM PST by FamiliarFace
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To: FamiliarFace

I call it the “hardware store lust” look. Yeah... I’ve seen you guys! Eyes all glassy, mouth slightly open and the smallest bit of drool just hanging out! The new power mowers, the snow blowers, the drills... tempting you! It’s hardware porn.. plain and simple. LOL!


30 posted on 02/01/2013 2:44:18 PM PST by momtothree
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To: Bigg Red

you are absolutely correct


31 posted on 02/01/2013 2:47:32 PM PST by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: eCSMaster

the most horrible teddy bear I ever gave my wife.....hard as a rock and totally un-hugable......who needs a teddy bear you can’t hug....

Get a Disney Duffy bear...the bestest hug-gable bear in the world....


32 posted on 02/01/2013 2:51:41 PM PST by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: SnakeDoctor
My wife bought me a crossbow for our 10th wedding anniversary. I melted. Heh.

You married quite a woman (mine got me a silencer for my AR-15)! I hope my kids do as well as we did.

33 posted on 02/01/2013 3:24:57 PM PST by Pollster1
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To: SnakeDoctor; CrazyJoeDivola; GlockThe Vote; kosciusko51
Come on, guys. THAT'S a given, and lovingly so.

I meant a special little gift of some kind.

34 posted on 02/01/2013 3:26:29 PM PST by Lizavetta (You get what you tolerate)
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To: Lizavetta
How about 3 laps/165+ mph at Talladega or other super speed way? Only $95.
35 posted on 02/01/2013 3:55:08 PM PST by kosciusko51 (Enough of "Who is John Galt?" Who is Patrick Henry?)
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To: butterdezillion

I believe you are correct in that assumption. I thought your type of the Female species died out with the Dinosaurs or was it the Flappers in the 20’s.

Thanks for sharing. You sound like a wonderful women.


36 posted on 02/01/2013 4:17:35 PM PST by corbe (mystified)
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To: CatherineofAragon
Gallon-size jugs of Tabasco

I'm a guy, and I like this better than Tabasco any day of the week.



37 posted on 02/01/2013 10:44:00 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Lizavetta
something that will completely melt him like butter and make him feel like a million bucks.

Well, there are only two things I can think of that make me feel that way, and I'm pretty sure you can whip both of them up for way less than a hundred dollars.

38 posted on 02/01/2013 10:49:12 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: momtothree
...hardware porn.. plain and simple. LOL!

Heh... I got to indulge in a bit of that today, and my wife even paid for it! Only thing better is when your wife pays for your gun porn! LOL

39 posted on 02/01/2013 10:51:58 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Lizavetta

Hmmmmmmm!


40 posted on 02/01/2013 11:05:55 PM PST by papertyger
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To: Windflier

And women think men are so difficult to understand. I am glad you had a good time! Hugs, Mom


41 posted on 02/02/2013 6:48:45 AM PST by momtothree
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To: Lizavetta

“... a special little gift of some kind”.

I know money is tight. Oh boy, do I know MONEY IS TIGHT! What is his favorite food of all time that he doesn’t get a lot of. Is he a steak guy? Is he a lobster guy? Believe me, Lizavetta, whatever you do.. he’ll love. Include a hand written love letter. I know you may laugh.. a love letter? Remember those from our courting days? Write out the top ten reason you love him. He will fully understand that you appreciate him and actually acknowledge the things he does for you. For example, I love how you smell right after a shower. Or, I love that you bring me a cup of coffee. Little things.. that need an acknowledgement. Hugs, Mom


42 posted on 02/02/2013 6:54:38 AM PST by momtothree
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To: kosciusko51

Now, that’s a really good idea. Thanks!


43 posted on 02/02/2013 7:53:55 AM PST by Lizavetta (You get what you tolerate)
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To: Windflier

Hmm, might look for that...I’m sure my husband would like it.


44 posted on 02/02/2013 11:47:45 AM PST by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization)
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To: kosciusko51; Lizavetta

My father-in-law did that, and he never got over it, LOL. He LOVED it.


45 posted on 02/02/2013 11:49:51 AM PST by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization)
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To: momtothree

That would definitely work for him ... thanks!


46 posted on 02/02/2013 5:15:44 PM PST by Lizavetta (You get what you tolerate)
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