There were Halloween costumes and candy in drugstores at 12:01am on the morning after Labor Day. I'm a last-minute shopper, but I guess it's not too early to post about guy gift ideas now that it's mid-November! Plus, guys are impossible to shop for; it always seems to take a while to find the right gift...
As luck would have it, I just attended an eBay press event. I don't know about you, but I tend to shop around to see whose selling my item for the cheapest price and then look for it on eBay (NIB, of course). The point of this event was to convince consumers that they should be checking eBay first.
As soon as I saw the heated ice scraper on his table of product picks, I knew the eBay Motors auto pro, Chris Jacobs, was from the Midwest (it turned out he grew up one town over from me in Chicagoland). Then again, he also had a muffler on his table, which made me wonder, Would someone really wrap a muffler and leave it under their tree? Isn't that a bit strange, not to mention stereotypical? And apparently I wondered out loud because Chris quickly responded that, as a car lover, he'd be thrilled.
I guess he has a point. Women stereotypically love spa treatments and, if someone gave me a spa treatment for Hanukkah, I certainly wouldn't complain!
Here are some other guy gift ideas from Chris that you can find on eBay:
In-Dash DVD Monitor + Bluetooth: Many new luxury cars come with an in-dash DVD monitor with Bluetooth capabilities, but for those who are not in the market for a new vehicle, this gadget is an affordable solution to make sure their car's equipped with the latest technology.
Portable DVD player: As a quick solution for those on the go, a portable DVD player helps keep the family entertained on those long road trips, as well as when they reach their destination.
iPod Accessible Stereo: Add some beat to your car with a high-quality car stereo and a set of quality speakers. This iPod-accessible model means you can download and listen to your favorite music anytime, anywhere.
GPS Navigation System: With GPS navigation systems having been one of the most popular gifts in 2007, the momentum is expected to continue in 2008.
Bluetooth Rearview Mirror+FM Headset+Parking Sensor: With wireless devices required in a number of states, the Bluetooth Rearview Mirror+FM headset+Parking Sensor takes safety one step further with an alarm to notify drivers of an approaching obstacle when they're backing up.
Happy online shopping!