Gift Idea for Him: The Five Senses Gift


Happy Friday!! We are 16 days away from Christmas and I have not purchased not one single gift.  Honestly, that’s nothing new because I’m always a last minute shopper.  When it comes to my kids, shopping is pretty easy.  The difficulty comes in when I’m shopping for my husband.  It’s not that he is hard to please, it’s the pressure of trying to top the gift I gave him last year.  As I was thinking about what I was going to get him the other night, it hit me!!  It’s not the value of the gift that counts, it is really the thought that counts!

So, instead of browsing Amazon, Best Buy, or Saks for the latest and greatest gadget or designer threads, I’m going to really put some thought into his gift this year. Which brings me to this awesome thoughtful gift idea I found!  The five senses gift concept.  This idea is easy, romantic, inexpensive, and definitely thoughtful!

The concept revolves around the five basic senses (sight, touch, hear, taste, and smell). Therefore, I will give him a gift for each sense. I haven’t purchased the gifts yet but I wanted to share the concept with you and gift ideas for each sense! 🙂

1. Sense of Sight

  • Trip to his favorite game (basketball, football, hockey, etc.…)
  • Gift card for a movie date night
  • Sexy lingerie for him to see you in! 🙂
  • Photos of you, the kids, etc.…
  • A handwritten love letter

2. Sense of Touch

  • Full body massage (a certificate to a spa or massage oils for you to massage him)
  • Silk boxers
  • Touch screen electronic device
  • Pillow

3. Sense of Sound (hearing)

  • Concert tickets
  • Watch (I thought the “ticking” of the watch could fit into this category)
  • Wireless earphones

4. Sense of Taste

  • Favorite bottle of wine, beer, vodka, etc…
  • Dinner to his favorite restaurant or cook his favorite meal
  • Favorite snacks
  • Edible massage oil

5. Sense of Smell

  • Cologne
  • Scented body wash/ lotion
  • Cigar
  • Car air freshener

These are just a few gift ideas for this concept to help get you started! Another great thing about this concept is that it can be used for any family member or friend!  Cheers to thoughtful Christmas gifts this year! Be sure to check out Pinterest for more inspiration! Happy Shopping!

Photos: Pinterest

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