Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For Him – My Family Ties

Valentine's Gift Guide For Him

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching it’s time to find some new and interesting gift ideas to give to my OH this year. I have put together some suggestions of some traditional and some quirky gifts that will make perfect gifts for your man this Valentine’s day. 

Iron Man Marvel Costume

How about this for a unique gift idea for the man in your life, an Iron Man costume from Morph Costumes. The officially licensed Marvel Morphsuits features virtual superpowers that bring the costumes to life with in-app wearable technology and augmented reality. A fun and quirky gift that uses augmented reality with smartphone animations, the in-app technology was developed by ex-Nasa engineer Mark Rober. As well as the Iron Man outfit you can also buy Spiderman, Wolverine, Captain America and Deadpool.  This would really wow as a gift idea as it is so unique! 

Priced at £44.95 and available from the Morph Costumes website
Morph Costumes Iron Man suit

Aldi Valentine Ideas

Planning a movie night at home? Treat him to these excellent quality character pyjamas or lounge pants. Made from 100% cotton and available in a range of popular designs such as Family Guy and Simpsons designs, these fun PJ’s are sure to be a hit. A fun and ideal Valentine’s Gift idea for the man in your life, with plenty of ideas from the quality and affordable Aldi Specialbuys range. You will need to get in quick to snap up these deals as they are on sale from the 1st February and available while stocks last. 
Priced from £7.99 and available from Aldi from February 1st as part of their great value Specialbuys 
Aldi specialbuys Valentine's Ideas
Hexbug – Love Bug

For an unusual and quirky gift idea, why not give your partner an extra special treat this Valentine’s Day with their very own ‘love bug’ from HEXBUG to show them how much you love them. 
The HEXBUG Original is a micro robotic creature that feels its way around, sensing objects in its path and avoiding them using its bump sensor feelers. Control where it scurries and make it change direction with a simple clap of a hand or by making a loud noise. 
The HEXBUG Original will be sure you scuttle into the heart of your loved one this Valentine’s Day.
Priced at £10.99 and available from all major toy retailers. For more information visit the Hexbug website 

Hexbug lovebug

MuleBar & Nuun 

If your man is sporty then the MuleBar range and Nuun electrolyte tablets are a great idea as a gift ideas for Valentine’s Day.  The MuleBar’s come in a variety of flavours and the new flavour is a very different Curry flavour! The Nuun electrolyte tablets are an ideal way to re-hydrate after a gruelling training session. 

MuleBar energy bar features.
  • 56g
  • No synthetic ingredients, artificial preservatives, colourings, flavourings or palm oil
  • Comes in 8 original and tasty flavours (do send us any flavour suggestions!)
  • Available as mixed boxes of 7 energy bars or customise your own
  • Organic certified
  • Fairtrade certified
  • Suitable for vegetarians
  • Compostable wrapper

Priced at £7.95 for a pack of 5 and available from the Mulebar website
The Nuun electrolyte tablets:

Nuun, the original sugar-free, minimal calorie electrolyte hydration tablet. They have 11 flavours and are sugar and carb free, meaning you don’t add unnecessary carbs on short training activity and can retain absolute control over your fuelling when training or competing. One Nuun tube has enough tabs to make twelve 16oz (500ml) hydration drinks. 
Priced at £6.00 per tube and available at the Nuun website 
MuleBar & Nuun products
If your man loves all things hot and spicy then why not gift him some Mexican treats from Mexgrocer this Valentine’s Day. If you are looking for the authentic taste of Mexican food then Mexgocer is the ideal choice to make your dishes stand out and taste amazing, try it for yourself and see the difference in their quality and authenticity. 

“Chillies & Chile Peppers on sale at, online grocery store for authentic Mexican food products We have the largest selection of chillies in Europe as Mexico is “La tierra del chile” we have many categories to make your surfing easier, tinned, dried, flakes, ground, anything you need to cook proper Mexican food. Please don’t hesistate to contact us if you require our wholesale catalogue, we import everything directly from the producer in Mexico to the UK in our own containers”

Priced from £1.95 and available from the Mexgrocer website 
Mex Grocer chilli's

The Real Shaving Company

For a skincare treat this Valentine’s Day The Real Shaving Company has the solution with a three step shaving routine to keep the skin looking it’s best.
Step 1 – Face Scrub
Deep cleansing face Scrub that buffs away dead skin cells, removing impurities and prepares
the skin for a smooth shave with fewer ingrown hairs. For best results use daily in the
morning or evening before shaving.
Step 2 – Super Slide Shave Gel
Invisible daily use Shave Gel creates a lubricating layer for ultimate easy razor glide. It helps to prevent skin irritation, leaving skin feeling conditioned and moisturised with Aloe Vera and Willowbark extracts.
Step 3 – Soothing Balm
Post Shave Soothing Balm immediately calms discomfort or irritation from shaving. Mild, non-oily formula with added Aloe Vera extract soothes and conditions, providing hydration and a comfortable skin feeling that lasts all day.

Priced from £3.99 and available from The Real Shaving Company Website

The Real Shaving Company
The Art Of Conversation For Couples

Designed to revive the art of conversation®, TAOC® for couples is a fabulous way to make all get-togethers of Families and friends memorable.
TAOC® for couples can even help revive relationships! And get you really talking again!

With 300 fascinating, conversation building questions, plus 4 blank cards on which to write your own TAOC® for couples questions, this game is for every couple out there to help to help the conversation flow and start communicating again.

A great gift idea that you both will use to re-connect and have fun on Valentine’s Day.

Priced at £9.98 and available from the TAOC Website
Celebrate. Share. Connect.
The Art of Conversation For Couples

Chocolat Chocolat

If you are looking to treat your man this Valentine’s Day with some quality chocolate, then why not try the exquisite range from Chocolat Chocolat.  Chocolat Chocolat is famous for it’s handmade sheet chocolate, made with the finest Belgian chocolate in a unique French Style brought from France by their chocolatier Isabelle, not see anywhere else the wavy sheets of chocolate are sprinkled with ingredients form across the world, French Sea Salt, Turkish Hazelnuts, Freeze Dried Raspberries all select to give flavour combinations that combine the familiar with the unusual.

Since it opened in 1999 Chocolat Chocolat can’t claim to have the same long history as the rest of the city, but the shop and it’s range of luxury chocolates are steeped in the traditions of the independent chocolatier.”
Priced from £5.95 – Available from the Chocolat Chocolat website
Chocolat Chocolat

Work Slide Driver

If you are looking for the perfect Valentine’s gift for your DIY and gadget-loving partner? then look no further – the Worx Slide Driver (SD) is the one for them. Quick and easy to use on a range of jobs around the home, the Worx SD is the ideal present for DIY lovers and novices alike. This thoughtful gift will be a great way to put a smile on the man in your life’s face this Valentine’s Day. 
Priced at £39.99 and available from the Worx website
Worx Slider Driver

Braun CoolTech Shaver

Every man deserves a perfect comfortable shave, why not gift this quality electric shaver from Braun and make their day this Valentines. Delivering an outstanding shaving performance for men this Braun CoolTec electric shaver is a revolutionary grooming gadget. With its advanced cooling technology it takes the heat out of shaving and puts irritation on ice, providing a refreshing shave every time. It features a high quality three stage cutting system that gives an efficient, close shave.
Priced at £199.99 and available from Argos  for more information on the CoolTech shaver go to the Braun website.

Braun CoolTech Shaver

I hope this has given you some inspiration for gifts for the man in your life this Valentine’s Day.  As one of the most romantic day’s of the year it is good to re-connect with your partner and treat each other to a gift, a meal or simply some time together. I hope you have a lovely Valentine’s Day whatever you are doing this year. 
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  1. February 2, 2015 / 11:19 am

    That hexbug is original and cute but honestly, I don't do valentine's at all. It''s not a big thing in France and I usually forget it's even happening!!

  2. February 2, 2015 / 11:45 am

    We have the screwdriver and love it. It is a fab gift for a man or woman!

  3. February 2, 2015 / 12:46 pm

    SO many choices – the men in our lives are about to be spoiled!

  4. February 2, 2015 / 12:46 pm

    Thanks – lots of good ideas – love the chocolate! Looks great!


  5. February 2, 2015 / 2:23 pm

    What a great selection! I love those Art of Shaving kits, my OH would love one of those…and the hexbug is SO sweet!

  6. February 2, 2015 / 4:08 pm

    I won't be buying any valentine's day gifts but lots of ideas for my grown up sons' birthdays 🙂

  7. February 2, 2015 / 5:10 pm

    We don't buy Valentine's Day gifts, but those are great ideas for birthdays etc

  8. February 2, 2015 / 7:24 pm

    The chilis would definitely appeal to my other half! xxx

  9. February 2, 2015 / 7:27 pm

    The thought of buying the iron man costume for my hubby is just hilarious! Hahahaha

  10. February 2, 2015 / 7:51 pm

    We don't celebrate Valentines Day really, however, I like the sound of the Iron Man costume, that would keep us both happy 😀

  11. February 2, 2015 / 7:55 pm

    Some great ideas for men x

  12. February 2, 2015 / 8:34 pm

    we dont do anything for valentines day but some of these ideas are inspiring.

  13. February 2, 2015 / 9:36 pm

    I think my mister would like most of these x

  14. February 2, 2015 / 9:49 pm

    We dont really bother with valentines day (well actually hubby usually forgets lol!) but I think my husband would love that work slide driver!

  15. February 2, 2015 / 10:00 pm

    My son would be thrilled if my husband got an Iron Man costume!

  16. February 2, 2015 / 11:37 pm

    My husband would love any new power tool but I'm not buying him any until he returns all of the tools he has 'borrowed' out of my tool kit!

  17. February 3, 2015 / 10:50 am

    We dont really do valentines day, but there are some fab ideas there – men can be so tricky to buy for cant they!

  18. February 3, 2015 / 7:30 pm

    Fab ideas here , we just get stuff as and when we want

  19. February 3, 2015 / 9:54 pm

    Ha ha, I want the Iron Man costume. The fun and giggles we could have with that!

  20. February 4, 2015 / 4:24 pm

    I like the conversation game. Goes on the list for pressies for when I need to buy something for Him

  21. February 4, 2015 / 8:49 pm

    Brilliant ideas nad suggestions for gifts here.I love the chocolates.

  22. February 5, 2015 / 1:46 pm

    Chocolate works, no matter what the occasion. The Iron Man costume looks fun too.

  23. February 5, 2015 / 4:35 pm

    Love the slide driver – we need something like that

  24. February 9, 2015 / 12:05 am

    Finally! Usually I see loads of gift guides for men but the one time I was stuck for ideas I couldn't find any decent ones. I was so happy to see you tweet this, got some ideas now, thanks! 🙂 x