Holiday Gift Guide: Men

For the men in your life: A short-list of gift ideas for the holiday!

Men are interactive beings-and they just love their gadgets. Whether it’s a handy tool, for the car or just for fun, the holidays would not be the same without the bells and whistles that bring men young and old such enormous pleasure.

Here is a handy holiday gift guide for the men in your life this holiday season:

1. Electronic 500 Recipe Drink Library - If your guy loves to play bartender, the drink library sorts cocktails by alcohol type or drink names, so it's easy to find your favorites. Includes instructions for mixing, and easy recall for your favorites. Available at .

2. Men love their tools. What better gift than something from one of Danvers' oldest businesses, . Check out their fall catalog of specials here.

3. Did you know there are TEN gyms in Danvers? If the man in your life already has a gym membership, a renewal for next year would make a great gift. If he doesn't have one yet, get yourself one too, and it can be a gift for the whole year!

4. Do you have a sports lover in the family? Here are some local spots to check out for gifts: Western Cycle, Golfers' Warehouse, Comlax, East Coast Alpine: Ski - Board - Bike, or The Sports Authority

5. Need to do your shopping online this year? Here are some fun gadgets from Sharper Image:

  • The Photo Vault is a pocket size picture manager that finds, copies and stores all of the pictures stored within your computer.
  • The Digital Camera Binoculars is the best of both worlds: a clever gadget that allows you to digitally capture close up images viewed through your binoculars (great for nature scenes and sporting events.
  • 12 in 1 Survival Tool-  For the home or travel, this gadget can power up cell phones and MP3 Players, has a panic button, red flashing emergency beacon, emergency flashlight, a compass, signal mirror and much more.
  • Tablets- The Amazon Kindle-Fire or the Motorola Xoom family Edition are among the more affordable varieties of tablets this season. The Kindle sports a 7” touch screen and offers 8 GB of storage with access to over 1 million books, magazines and newspapers games and apps. to choose from; streams movies and TV shows for download, purchase or rent. The Motorola offers 16GB memory and  features a 10.1" HD widescreen/touch-screen display. With a compact design for portability, and  wireless LAN you can connect to the internet without wires, plus link with other Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as a mobile phone or MP3 player, video chat with friends on it’s built-in webcam, and much more.


Paul Harris December 05, 2011 at 06:27 PM
Excellent choices. Thanks for making the shopping easier. An books are a tremendous gift that keep giving for years. Paul Harris Author, "Diary From the Dome, Reflections on Fear and Privilege During Katrina
Tina December 12, 2011 at 08:28 PM
If you man is sensitive, he will love growing his own TickleMe Plant and watching how the leaves fold and the branches fall down when Tickled! http://www.ticklemeplant.com


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