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Oh Man, Why Didn’t I Think of That? The Quintessential Gift Guide for All of the Men in Your Life




He’ll learn social and survival skills (he’d never want to ask) while getting a good laugh with the popular Man Up! book by Paul O’Donnell, $14.95; Personalized Beer Growler (seen here with letter M), $24.99.; Beer Snob glasses, $14.99 by Easy Tiger; Burl Handle Pocket Knife, $18.99; Glass Bottle Matches, $10.99 and up; Games by Wild & Wolf, $11.99; Personalized Glasses by Jillian Yee-Pham, $14.99; Best Intentions Flask, by Izola, $32.99; Bullet Cap 12-Gauge Coasters, set of four, $19.99; Natural Reindeer Antler Bottle Opener, $39.99



Whether it’s your husband, brother, Dad, teacher or trainer, finding the perfect give for a man in your life is never an easy undertaking.  Well, we are here to help, with a wide array of custom gifts to choose from for the enthusiastic sports fan, an urban trendsetter, the grill master, or even the armchair quarterback.  Personalizing and monogramming lets them know you’ve put a lot of thought into their gift, and will be remembered every time they use it!  So separate the men from the boys with our exclusive and personalized glasses, gadgets, grill mats and golf accessories, and rest easy knowing the guys will be happy.

Dating back to the early 19th century, when fresh brews were carried from the pub home in a glass jug, the Beer Growler (above with an M initial) got its name from the sound it made when the bottle top was opened. Today the growler has regained popularity as a way to transport and serve home brews. Sure to please your favorite brewer, 64-oz. twist-top glass growler keeps beer fresh for up to a week or more. And, what a conversation starter when used to serve any type of beer! Beautifully etched with the initial you specify, the growler makes a much appreciated guy gift, $24.99 HERE




It’s all about you Buddy! Every guy needs a set of classic Personalized Pub Glasses to entertain or watch the game.  Happily dishwasher and microwave safe. Designed by Jillian Yee-Pham, exclusively for Lillian Vernon, $14.99. Shop HERE for all of our designs.



one log fire

Man creating fire. Not always an easy proposition, unless you’re armed with this amazing little Original One Log Fire that lights effortlessly and burns for nearly two hours, only $16.99, by OneLogFire



Lighting a fire has never been easier with our strike-on-bottom Glass Bottle Matches by Skeem. Keep matches fresh for indoor or outdoor use. Makes an excellent gift with a vintage look: mini, medium and large matches in bottles, from $10.99-$32.99 HERE



Forget tin cans, it’s tastier and more sophisticated to enjoy a cold brew in our 16 oz. Beer Snob Glass with gold foil lettering. Great for at home or a gift, $14.99 by Easy Tiger



Declare yourself the master of the grill with your own personalized Patriotic BBQ Platter, chip-resistant and made in the USA! Shop HERE



Man Mats

monogram mat

Make his space look manly and neat with our personalized all-weather mat with a hunting motif and two initials, $39.99 HERE



Help him mark his territory with our exclusive, personalized all-weather mat symbolizing one of his favorite things, $39.99. Designed just for us by Jillian Yee-Pham. Shop HERE


The Grillmaster is in the house, now he can mark his territory with a personalized all-weather mat to show who’s boss, $39.99 HERE. Designed just for Lillian Vernon by Jillian Yee-Pham. Specify 2 initials and a 4-digit year (“EST.” is preprinted).


A Lillian Vernon exclusive, our Garage Double-Width Mat with a tool motif, makes the perfect entry into your special guy’s space! $39.99. Shop HERE for all of our special Man Mats.





Store shoes, balls, shirts, tees, towels, and more in your personalized Golfer’s Trunk Locker. Sturdy wipe-clean nylon canvas locker has three-sided zip opening, mesh airflow panel over shoe storage, movable inner dividers, and rubber handle, $54.99. Keep your beers cool and portable with our On the Go Six-Pack Cooler, attaches to golf bag and keeps up to six 12-ounce cans cold for hours, $26.99. Shop HERE for all of our sharp-looking golf accessories.



Look cool in the clubhouse with our Deluxe Golf Shoe Bag with mesh side for ventilation; comfort grip rubber handle. Holds one pair of shoes and other golf accessories, $19.99



Whether he’s a world traveler or a weekend road-tripper, he will love our NEW Personalized Toiletry Bag to keep all his essentials organized. Washed cotton canvas, in Chestnut, with 2 compartments and 3 pockets, $34.99, personalized for free!


Take a shot at our hand-cast Bullet Cap 12-Gauge Coasters nest in a red shotgun shell-shaped 4-1/2″ diameter holder.  Set of four, $19.99;  A work of nature, our Reindeer Antler Bottle Opener is made of naturally shed reindeer antler, and comes with a one-initial personalized disc, $39.99;  Give a personalized gift that’s sure to be used every day! Our custom Burl Handle Pocket Knife has a smooth, comfortable feel in your hand with rounded edges for an easy grip, $18.99;  Think Swiss with a wooden twist, our Wood-Inlay Multi Tool is a 13-function stainless steel knife/multi-tool measuring 3-1/2″ long when closed; wood inlay.  Personalize with one line up to eight characters, $19.99.  A perfect gift or stocking stuffer!



Cheers! He’ll find this Best Intentions Flask by Izola a time-honored accessory and always useful. Stainless steel, $32.99 HERE



The perfect addition to any barware collection, our 4-in-1 stainless steel set of Twain Shot Glasses by Izola is a must-have for beach days, picnics, boating, hiking or any moment worthy of a celebratory shot. When the occasion calls for a toast, he’ll reach for this set of shot glasses in a canvas carryall pouch. Salute! Set of four, $34.99 HERE





Now he’ll never lose his hammer…his name’s on it! Our personalized hickory wood handle Hammer is the best gift for any type of guy, whether he’s handy or not, $14.99 HERE


Our NEW and exclusive Stone Coasters by Jillian Yee-Pham come in four different designs and have a lightly chiseled edge for an eye-catching antique fresco look with cork backing, $32.99 Shop HERE for all designs.



Our games by Wild & Wolf will keep you in stitches in any group of friends or family. Choose from: The Name Game, Charades and Brain Freeze, $11.99 each. Shop HERE for more details.





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