Katie from WI
Well, I'm 16 years old (I know, young) and I've been with my boyfriend for 13 months now. If any of you girls are having issues with Christmas presents for your sweetie, I'd say you should make him something cute.. like a picture frame with your picture in it. If you would rather buy something or do both, then I suggest something silly that will make him laugh his butt off and think of how cute you are everytime he sees it. My boyfriend jokes about calling me Poohbear (because I hate it so much) so I've decided on a Poohbear stuff animal for him. Good luck ladies! (12/17/2006)
If you can cook, I think some food gifts would be great. Brownies, cookies, cookie bars are always a hit with guys. Snack mix made with pretzels, nuts and Chex cereals and maybe even some M&Ms or chocolate chips tossed in would be good too. You could bag up a mixture of some of these types of treats and then make up a little basket to hold them all. (12/18/2006)
How about a gift basket with stuff for his vehicle. anything that goes with owning wheels? (12/18/2006)
Why don't you get your boyfriend his favorite new CD, something that would remind him of you (like a picture frame with your pic in it) or something that would remind him of your first date (12/21/2006)
Well, I was totally stuck with what to get for my boyfriend and by Christmas, we had been together about 5 months but fell in love fast. I was 15 nearly 16 and he was nearly 17. And if you're stuck, just think of somthing that's special for both of you. I bought my boyfriend a bracelet and got the date we got together engraved on and he absolutly loved it. A year later and hes still chuffed to bits with it, so you could do that.
Hope it helps a bit X (07/15/2007)
Get your guy a mixed CD of songs that remind you of each other, or a hoody. All guys like hoodies. Just make sure you buy the right size. If you are a good singer, you could write him a song and sing it for him. If you can't sing, you could write him a sweet poem, including some memories you have shared. Print it out and put it in a nice frame. Maybe add in a picture of y'all in the bottom corner. Just some ideas. (09/10/2007)
I bought my boyfriend a really nice soccer jersey of his favorite player. He mentioned it a long time ago, so when he saw it he flipped over the fact that I remembered. Just keep your ears open for a hint, eventually an idea will come to you. (09/23/2007)
I am a 17 year old, I've been dating this amazing guy named Alex for nearly a year now. I didn't know what to get him for Christmas either, but just recently he has been talking so much about this picture that he loves of us that we took a while back. I'm a painter, so I decided I'd take the picture and put it in my paintings. For Christmas, I'm going to give him this. Of course you can either pay to get this done by a professional or do it in a black and white drawing. I just thought it would be a good idea. I'll let you know if he liked it or not. Good luck this year. (09/27/2007)
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For all you ladies having trouble finding the perfect gift for your boyfriends, don't worry I have as well. However, going onto my first year anniversary, I had ideas like an Edible Arrangements basket (look it up on the internet), it comes with chocolate covered strawberries, and yummy goodies. If not maybe a scrapbook, If you have a funny relationship story like i do, that wont be a problem. And if not then a simple dinner, or box of Godiva chocolates is nice, and if you have enough pictures of each other I recommend perhaps a collage of pictures with both of you together.
Good Luck (11/04/2007)
By Damsel in Distress
Well this year (2007) is my and my boyfriend's first Christmas together and I have decided to get him a gift basket filled with shirts, socks, and different candies and treats he likes. Also I am getting him a silver ring with something engraved on it. If you want to get creative, buy a camera and take pictures then put them in a scrapbook and give it to him on Christmas. I'm sure it any guy would love any of the gifts and girls choose for him if he really loves her. So girls don't worry about what you buy, it's the thought that counts, right? (11/06/2007)
What I did was I gave my boyfriend a ID bracelet with his name on it and the day we met in the back. He loves it and wears it everyday.
My boyfriend is a drummer, so im getting him engraved drumsticks with our anniversary and I love you on them. Also he loves his truck, a black lowered Chevy. I'm getting him a Hotwheel like it as a jokey thing, then a bag of his fave candy bar (Butterfingers). I'm making him a blanket, because he likes to cuddle and I'm going to make him a picture frame to put a picture of us in. I added all that up and it only came to about $100. Fits my budget perfectly and it's all got sentimental value. (11/13/2007)
Every year I always make chocolate covered pretzels, chocolate molds, almond clusters and chocolate covered strawberries (just make sure that the strawberries are totally dry before you dip them). You can get really creative and it's so cheap. Just get the chocolate discs at A.C. Moore or even Walmart. Melt them in a double boiler pot. If you don't have a double boiler, just put a little water in the bottom of the pot and put a slightly smaller pot inside it. The boiling water underneath melts the chocolate without burning it. You can probably microwave them too. Just follow the instructions. Just dip whatever you want or pour it into a mold and let it cool. It's a lot of fun. Sometime me and my boyfriend make it together too :) (11/14/2007)
For Christmas, I'm getting a huge stocking, like as big as I can find. Inside of it, I'm going to have boxers, shirts and PJ's all rolled up with ribbon around them and little things like a Christmas pillow, a cute stuffed animal. I want to make him a blanket, this ring he wants, movies with bows around them, or wrapped up, his cologne (Polo Blue), a calendar with our pictures on it, a frame with a picture of us in it. We love to go to Subway and Starbucks so gift cards for that. He's addicted to his Xbox 360 so games for that or whatever is "cool". I'd make like the reindeer candy canes and have personalized M&M's in there, make him a huge Christmas card, cookies and like a gingerbread cook, Hershey kisses and just all kinds of cute things. (11/15/2007)
The most important thing to remember when getting your partner a gift is that it should be a reminder to him that you love him more than ever. Getting him a sentimental gift will have a far greater impact and longevity than something edible or generic. The best way to show your partner you care is to: engrave jewelery, make him a goodie basket with favourite keepsakes, make him a journal and fill it with important dates and sweet messages (this works particularly well if you make a mix CD so he can play certain songs on special days), a relationship scrapbook, make him a cute storybook capturing your relationship, get a sweet pictures turned into a painting, get him gift cards or tokens for kisses and massages etc.
If you think long and hard enough about what your man will like, then I'm sure you'll strike something golden that will truly make him smile!
Goodluck xox (11/16/2007)
My boyfriend is a big movie freak. At Spencer's right now, they have a bunch of Scarface stuff. Every guy loves that movie. Also, "Books a Million" has some cute star wars toys. Ha ha, yeah corny. But you would be surprised. Oh! and I went to a marked down book store and got him a book on Marlin Brando, it has a bunch of pictures and tells about his life. This was all way under $50. I am just gonna get some candy and something more romantic and personal and then call it quits. Haha Christmas shopping is so stressful! But maybe if anyone's boyfriend is similar, this will help. =) (11/20/2007)
I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years. I'm 18. What I did for him last year was bought tons of candles, got a heart shaped cookie tray, and made him dinner. I bought roses and laid them out on my driveway to lead him into my house. Downstairs there was pillows, candles, and his favorite dish. Try it, he'll love it. (11/21/2007)
My boyfriend i have have been 2gether for six years and this year we are making each other gifts. i decided to make him a picture frame and use rose petals from roses he bought me weeks ago to put around a picture of us. i think the homemade ones are always the best. (11/25/2007)
i'm going to make him a scrapbook :) (11/27/2007)
I am 18 and my boyfriend and I have been dating for about 2 years. He loves to hunt, derby, and race. He isn't very picky Last year I got him a Raven's football jersey, he loved it. He bought me an engagement ring last year. So this year I think I am going to take him on a cruise. (11/27/2007)
I have been going out with my boyfriend for 3 months and I have no idea what he likes or what I should get him. We are both 14 so plz help
thank you x (12/01/2007)
Last year for Christmas, I bought my boyfriend a UK t-shirt from SMACKAPPERAL.com and some UK happy feet. For his birthday, I went to Walmart and got a keychain in the photo aisle and put a picture of us in it and bought him a video game chair. My parents game him a Cracker Barrell gift card cuz it's our favorite restaraunt. I make him brownies a lot and I have made him big cards too. Hope this helps! (12/01/2007)
Ok, well my bf is 18 (same as me). We've been together 1 1/2 years. He's a real guys guy mostly but can be sentimental sometimes. For Christmas last year, I bought him a stainless steel bracelet. You can easily pick a real nice one up for like $50-100 bucks. It's deff a good gift, if you've been going out for 6 months or not so long term, because it reminds him of how much you love him but doesnt have "I LOVE YOU FOREVER" plastered all over it.
Another good idea if you've just started dating is a nice cologne. It eventually runs out so he's not gona look at it as a marriage proposal and freak out about commitment, etc., if you've only been together a month.
For his bday I also made my bf a scrapbook. It's something more personal but I'd only recommend it if you've been together for a while (like over 6 months). It was definately something he didn't expect but loved it all the same. It nearly even brought a tear to his eye, which is saying something. I did mine on the cheap but if you're not a real arty person, it can start getting pricey so be prepared to part with your money if you don't think you can make things yourself. My worst fear would be making a book too tacky. You don't have to make it 100% perfect coz he is a guy after all and won't really notice if your handwriting is messy or something. A few ideas if you wana do a scrapbook: don't go too lovey dovey. I only had 1-2 pages that were all lovey. It was all the reasons why I loved him. Other than that, I had just formal pics and pics of us together. We also did a marathon together so with the pics from that, I just wrote a note next to it which said "Thank you for bein there for me" rather then the love hearts surrounding our photos. I also had a some pics that I got off his mates of him being stupid with the guys, etc. It kinda detracted from the whole lovey-dovey-ness but was still sentimental because it showed how I took the effort to go to all his mates. Also, rather then having every second page saying "I love you", say something like "hey there sxc boy" or something. He'll think it's the greatest. Trust me.
Hope this helps you all anyway to some extent. i tried to answer a fair few questions in one so sorry it's quite long. good luck. (12/02/2007)
Ok, my boyfriend has just turned 16 and I turned 15 not to long ago. We've been dating for about 3-4 months and Christmas is coming up! He loves to go hunting, loves movies [yeah, even the lovey-dovey ones], and definitely loves music [we're both in band]. He says he's already got not 1, not 2, but 3 gifts already for me! So, that puts a little more pressure on trying to find the right gift(s) for him. If any of you have an idea for me then please let me know! I already have some ideas but I need more! Thank you. (12/02/2007)
Make him a homemade coupon book with different things on each page decorated in Xmas colors. Like 1 page says "this coupon is good for one kiss." Something like that. "This coupon is good for a 20 minute back rub." It's cheap and meaningful.
Also you can go to the dollar store and buy mini stockings and decorate them with craft paint and paint his name on it Xmas 07'. Then inside you can put his favorite candy, the coupon book, and a homemade ornament "Sally and John's 1st Xmas 07'" (12/03/2007)
me and my boyfriend are both 13 almost 14 and i've been going out with him for almost a year now. Hes an awesome boyfriend and he treats me like I'm a queen! I wanna get him something that he'll love for Christmas this year but i have no idea. He skateboards and snowboards a lot and he plays drums. Anyone have any suggestions!?
I'm so confused me and my boyfriend been together for 3 1/2 months and I don't know what to get him. He said that the thoughts that count but I want to do something creative but I think that he might not like it. What are some ideas? (12/04/2007)
Boys are complicated, and us girls feel like we need to do the absolutely perfect thing for our guy on christmas. So, here are a few ideas that may interest you =)
This is my first xmas with my boyfriend (we're both 20) and I don't know what to get him. I love the stocking idea but he already gets one at home so I don't know if that's too much. What should I put in it if it is a good idea? Any suggestions would be appreciated :)
I have no clue what to buy my boyfriend for x-mas, this is our 1st time and I have no clue what to get him. He likes a lot of different stuff and he won't give me a hint in what he wants. (12/06/2007)
I'm lost as well. We've not been dating for very long but I still wanna get something nice. I'm 14 and so is he. So far I've only thought of two things. First I'll burn a CD of "our songs" and second, he's a drummer so I'll get him personalised drum sticks! Hope it'll help. (12/06/2007)
I think that if you want to buy a good gift for your boyfriend, always go for something that could benefit you too, like a nice shirt from your favorite store, cologne, a necklace or bracelet, and a picture of you with a really cute frame.(12/08/2007)
I've been with my boyfriend for 11 months. We're both 14. I love him to death. He's so perfect. He's so excited to give me my gifts, 4 of them apparently. And one is so amazing, he thinks I'll cry. But the bad part is I don't know what to get him! OMG, OMG, help please (12/08/2007)
If I'm creating a photo frame for my boyfriend, what should I put on it. I mean, of course, I'll write like 'I LOVE YOU' but what else help plz. Christmas is really soon! (12/08/2007)
Well, in response to one of the answers, I wouldn't advise getting a bass guitar for your boyfriend unless you're willing to spend a TON of money. A good bass can run at about $500 and a good amp can go for as much as $300. (12/09/2007)
I had absolutely no idea what to get my boyfriend either. We're both fifteen and we've been dating for almost eight months. I asked him what he wanted and he insisted that I shouldn't get him anything, that he didn't want me to spend money on him. So instead of spending a ton of cash on something artificial, here's what I did!
Find a shoe box, basket, or buy a photo storage box from the local craft store. You can leave it the way it is, or if you're a little more artsy, decorate it. I cut letters from a magazine and glued them around the edge of the lid so that it said "I love you" over and over. I wrapped the box in newspaper and glued little pictures of "inside jokes" on it. You can write quotes, make a collage, whatever you want, but be creative and make it your own!
Fill the box with cute little things that mean a lot to you and him. some ideas are:
These are just some ideas that will hopefully get you started. The main point is to make this your OWN. Make it fit YOUR relationship. If the relationship isn't as developed or long-term yet, include more joke-ish items. If you've been together for a while, don't be afraid to up the corny level. Don't be afraid that you're boyfriend won't like it because it's too sentimental, he'll love it, trust me. I really hope this helped!
Happy holidays! =D and good luck! (12/09/2007)
Last year for my boyfriend's birthday I went to his house in the morning and woke him up and he was so surprised to see me there. It was soo cute cause he had serious bed head and no shirt on and he kissed me and I told him I made him breakfast. He was so excited. I also gave him a frame with a picture of us in the middle and magazine clips surrounding the picture of all our inside jokes. It now hangs on his wall. Obviously I was on a budget. He loves homemade gifts though! Hope this helps! (12/09/2007)
If you haven't been dating for a while, get him a CD, a shirt or even a poster of his fav. band. If you guys have been together for a while, you can make a journal/scrapbook of all the times you've spent together. Me and my boyfriend have a journal that he made me on our one year anniversary that we write notes to each other in and pass back and forth. I don't know what else to tell you guys because I'm not even 100% sure what I'm going to get my boyfriend this Christmas. XP (12/10/2007)
I like the whole mixtape idea. But I'm a music fan. Maybe make a CD of all the songs that mean something to the two of you. Or maybe pick a fave band of his and make a whole grab bag of it, like autographed photos, t-shirt, badges (think ebay!)...the whole deal. I think I'm going that route with my husband this year, he's a big music fan too. Or just make a whole collage of pics of you and him. Super-sweet ones. They may act like they don't like the mushy stuff, but if you make it personalized and memorable, they def hang onto it. Or the homemade thing? Make him food? It's the way to a guy's heart. (12/10/2007)
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