Guys, have you ever struggled with gift ideas for your wife? I know I have. And the truth is my wife likes a lot of different things so sometimes it can be a little hard to keep up. It took me nearly 15 years to really nail down the perfect gifts for my wife without her assistance. Lame, I know. In the beginning years of our marriage I would usually ask her what she wanted or have her pick it out. But now I have learned more about her and noticed the things that she really likes.
I made this list for those husbands out there who may need a little help picking out that “perfect” gift for their wife. Even if you don’t find an exact fit on this list, I’m sure it will get your mind thinking and sooner than later you will be on your way to picking out the best gift for your own wife.
Ultimate List of Gift Ideas for Your Wife
Anyone who knows my wife, Carlie, knows that she is a very goal-oriented woman. She is also a very driven, type-A personality that likes to always be working towards something good to help others. One of her favorite tools to make that happen is her Cultivate What Matters Goal Planner. She loves going deep with her vision and goal setting so that it is rooted in God’s Word and has strong roots to help her stay planted and focused on what’s important in the process of conquering. If your wife is anything like mine, this is a no-brainer gift.
Godiva Chocolatier Ultimate Dessert Truffles Gift Box – in my opinion you can never go wrong getting your wife a box of chocolates (unless she’s allergic or hates them).
Ray-Ban Women’s OHH II Sunglasses – sunglasses seem to make my wife happy. Very, very happy. Maybe it’s the California sun? Or maybe it’s because she can hide her eyes. Not sure. But she sure does look good in them!
Give the gift of meal planning with MyFreezEasy. MyFreezEasy saved my wife (and myself) lots of time and money by providing a wide-variety of meal plans (ie: gluten free, clean eating, crockpot, etc) and grocery lists to fit our budget. I highly recommend this as a gift because it will simplify your wife’s life. You’re welcome.
The Power of a Praying® Wife – this book is a classic. My wife read it when we were dating back in the 90’s and still owns it to this day. Powerful stuff.
Melt: Massage for Couples is a phenomenal resource that Carlie and I learned about last year. This is a first class course that has given our marriage a lot more spice and healing than a night out on the town ever could. And let’s be real, who doesn’t like back rubs?
Personalized Hand-stamped Necklace – my wife really likes hand-stamped personalized jewelry that has my name and the children’s names on it.
Rachael Ray Teakettles 1-1/2-Quart Whistling, Orange – my wife is a tea fan so this is a winner.
Rene Rofe Plush Footie Pajamas – ever since my wife and I met in college she has loved warm pajamas. All these years later and she still loves them.
Shades of Indigo Flowers and Butterflies Ceramic Travel Coffee Mug 17oz – my wife is totally into fancy tea and coffee mugs that she can take with her on-the-go or use around the house.
KitchenAid KP26M1XER 6 Qt. Professional 600 Series – Empire Red – I bought this for my wife last Christmas and she LOVED it. It was an upgrade from our entry-level KitchenAid that she had worn down to the bone. Guys, if your lady likes to bake and cook and doesn’t already have this, it’s a great gift that keeps on giving.
Erin Condren Life Planner – this is my busy (work-at-home, homeschooling) wife’s favorite resource to keep her sometimes crazy life all organized and in one safe place. This planner has helped her build two successful businesses and continue to homeschool our children while getting them to and from their various activities. She is a very organized person by nature, so if this is her go-to, I can tell you it’s good (because she knows what she’s talking about).
Tahari Solid Knit Infinity Scarf With Lurex, Grey, One Size – ever since we lived in Europe my wife has an obsession with scarves, particularly infinity scarves.
Northpoint Ruya Oversized Printed Velvet Plush Throw Blanket, 50 by 70-Inch, Chevron – I don’t think my wife will ever have “too many” soft throw blankets. I used to think she was a little crazy for having so many, but over the years I’ve realized she is actually quite smart and she’s always warm.
Scarleton Zipper Washed Shoulder Bag – my wife is a total purse fanatic. In my experience, guys, you can’t go wrong when buying your wife a purse.
If this list hasn’t helped you, then you might be in for a hopeless cause. Haha. I kid, I kid. But hopefully you have found some inspiration for gift ideas for your wife. I will likely add to this list as I’m sure I forgot something, but just can remember what. Enjoy picking out those gifts men!
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