frugal gift ideas for men

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Frugal Gift Ideas for Men

Men are so hard to shop for! Am I right? It can be tricky to come up with thoughtful and unique gift ideas for the dads, brothers and husbands on our lists. They either have everything already or don’t want anything. (At least in my case!)

I think what I have here in this gift guide for men, is a great variety of different ideas. I’m positive you will find something for that hard to shop for person. So sit down, cozy up with this gift guide and get the inspiration flowing with these frugal gift ideas for men!

Gifts under $5

gifts for men under $5

Swedish Berries – For the man with a sweet tooth.

Lindt Chocolate Bar – Another gift idea for the man that loves chocolate.

Lavazza Qualita Oro Ground Coffee – Great for the man who loves good coffee. Or maybe he loves tea?

Barkley’s Mints – Mints are always good to have on hand. These Barkley’s All Natural Mints seem fancy but are a nice price.

Scotch Mints – a classic!

Lip Balm – This Nivea Lip Balm is specifically for men. Because men get dry lips too!

Earphone Organizer (2 pack) – Great for the guy who doesn’t have wireless earphones yet or doesn’t like wireless!

Sudoku Puzzles – Fun for the guy that likes to challenge his brain. This Word Search book is another option.

GearTie – I think these are pretty smart! A great alternative to zip ties and much sturdier than a twist tie.

Beef Sticks – For the man that loves a savory snack.

Gifts under $10

Gifts for men under $10

Jack Links Beef Jerky – Delicious!

Plant Based Jerky – Even vegan men can enjoy some good jerky!

Method Body Wash – a highly rated men’s shower gel with a great manly scent.

Portable Back Scratcher – I’m not sure if this would be a gag gift or something really practical!

Dust Cleaner – This dust cleaner is so satisfying! Perfect for keyboards, car vents and more. This is sure to be a hit!

Pocket Tool – Your guy is sure to use these credit card-sized tools all the time!

O’Keeffe’s Working Hands Hand Cream – A practical gift for the man that gets really dry hands in the winter.

Stick on Wallet for Cell Phones – For the man that doesn’t like to carry a bulky wallet, but still carries their cell phone!

Novelty Socks – If he likes fun patterned socks, he’ll like these!

Kicking Horse Coffee – Kicking Horse Coffee is a delicious Canadian roasted coffee. I recommend the Kick Ass Dark Roast.

Gifts under $25

Gifts for men under $25

Skipping Rope – A simple exercise tool that’s fun and breaks a sweat.

What I Love about You Fill-in-the-Blank Gift – If he’s a sentimental type, this is a thoughtful gift to give.

Slim Minimalist Wallet – Perfect for the man that needs to carry some cards and cash, but hates a bulky wallet!

Personalized Wall Calendar – Every year we get my Father in Law a calendar with pictures of the girls. He loves it!

A Dad Joke a Day – 365 Dad jokes? I know what I’m getting for my dad this year. 🙂

Notebooks – For the man that likes to always take notes.

Maca Root & Aloe Softening Shaving Cream – This is a highly rated product for men from The Body Shop Canada.

Wood BBQ Scraper – In case you haven’t heard, wood BBQ scrapers are THE thing for BBQ’s right now. They won’t leave metal bristles in your food!

Basic Hoodie – A basic hoodie is a staple for most men’s wardrobes. You can’t beat the price for these ones!

Cable Organizer Case – Pack away all the chargers, cables, and devices in one convenient place. Perfect for travel.

Toiletry Bag – A nice toiletry bag is something every man needs.

BBQ Croc 3 in 1 Barbecue Tool – This is a unique tool with great ratings for the BBQ enthusiast.

Lifestraw Portable Water Filter – The outdoorsy type will love getting this so they can have safe drinking water where ever their adventures lead them!

Winter Daily Toque – A new toque might just be the thing he loves most!

Gifts under $50

Gifts for men under $50

Bodum Pour Over Coffee Maker – Perfect for the person that wants a really good cup of coffee from home.

Hammock – When we were camping this summer, we were pretty much the only ones without a hammock. So I’m thinking this would be a win for sure!

Portable Charger – Sometimes a wall plug in isn’t always available so a portable charger is perfect for convenience.

Under Armour Hat – A good classic baseball cap is sometimes the perfect gift!

Under Armour Hoodie – My husband’s favorite hoodies are his Under Armour ones!

Guide to the National Parks of Canada – Perfect idea for the man who wants to travel around their home land.

Extraordinary Canadians – An inspiring read to spark more patriotism for Canada.

Stanley Travel Mug – An indestructible travel mug is a must for any man who enjoys hot drinks.

Waterproof Hooded Blanket – Perfect for the sports dad.

Manmade Boxer Brief – Featured on Dragons’ Den, these highly rated boxer briefs might just be the favorite gift.

“Sawdust is Man Glitter” T-Shirt – For the man who loves woodworking.

Gifts more than $50

Gifts for men over $50

Hot Sauce Sampler Gift Set – This is a fun and unique idea for the guy that loves hot sauces!

Grilling Spice Set – Includes 20 unique BBQ rubs and spices to expertly season food.

Shiatsu Back Neck Massager – Relax those tired muscles after a long day.

Laser Distance measure – Nice for the handyman!

Weather Forecaster – For the man that is interested in the weather and temperatures.

Smart Wireless Meat Thermometer – This smart meat thermometer guarantees a perfect steak every time! Perfect for the foodie that loves tech too!

SAXX Underwear – Apparently these are the best! (They do go on sale occasionally.)

Razer BlackShark V2 X Gaming Headset – Every gamer need a good pair of headphones with a microphone.

There you have it! I sure hope you were able to get some good frugal gift ideas for the men on your list!

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