Sometimes practical people are the hardest to shop for. You never know if they'll actually use what you're getting them. So instead of guessing what fun thing they might want, just go with the flow and get them something they'll actually use. This list is a great place to start.
1 Humangear Three Pack 3oz Gotoobs Squeeze Bottles
A squeezable liquid transport tube for traveling or spending time outdoors with a no drip cap that actually works? What else could you ask for? Oh yeah, they're airplane approved too!
2 Rhino Laces, Unbreakable Shoelace, Black
They're not kidding when they say these laces are unbreakable! They were made with firefighters in mind, so you know they're durable.
3 Menu Sweeper and Funnel
Sounds like a strange gift, but don't act like you don't know a neat freak who would love to get this for their birthday. The coolest part is the hollow handle of the dustpan also allows for easier disposal of collected waste.
4 Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus
Follow the wisdom of 20 leading creative minds who will give you a toolkit for tackling the challenges of a 24/7 workplace.
5 Converse Men's Chuck Taylor All Star Black Leather Sneaker
Everyone needs a simple pair of sneakers and Chuck's never go out of style so buying these is a no brainer!
6 Senz "Smart" Stormproof Stick Umbrella
The worst part about rain is the wind, right? Well this umbrella cuts the wind and makes sure to stay in your hand.
7 Apolis Transit Issue Key Chain
This key chain was made with military standard hardware so you know it can handle whatever you throw at it.
8 Svord Peasant Knife with Black Anodized Aluminum Handle
Sometimes it's best to go back to basics. There's no need for a knife that's also a screwdriver and bottle opener when all you need is a knife.
9 The Monocle Guide to Better Living
An original, informative, and entertaining collection of writing, reports and recommendations designed to help you lead a better life. What more could you want?
10 Bobble, Filtered Water Bottle, BPA Free, 18.5 Oz
This nifty little water bottle has its own filter so you always know your water is nice and clean.
11 Gerber Pocket Knife, Exchange a Blade
A simple pocket knife with a replaceable blade might be the last pocket knife you'll ever need.
12 Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player
No need for a ton of wires and gadgets when you can stream all of the entertainment you'll need through this little device. Whether you want to watch a movie, listen to music or watch a football game all you need is to plug this in to your TV.
13 Stelton EM Jug with Lid, 50.7 Oz
Interestingly enough, the man that designed this jug has had his designs shown in museums all over the world. You'll never need another jug again.
14 Casio Men's Black Resin Analog Watch
Any pragmatic person knows a good deal when they see one and who can deny that a watch for under $10 isn't a good deal? Perfect for everyday use!
15 Kwikset Keyless Keypad Deadbolt Lock
Keep your loved ones safe with this deadbolt lock. Not only can you have one code for your family to use, but you can create and delete as many as you need.
16 Tweezerman Stainless Steel Slant Tweezer
Everyone needs a good pair of tweezers. The best part about these is they come in a bunch of really cute colors and patterns.
17 Swiss+Tech ST53100 Micro-Max 19-in-1 Keychain Multitool
Completely different than the above pocket knives, this multitool has over 20 uses!
This list covers gift ideas for a wide variety of practical people. Which is your favorite? What would you add to this list?
This article written in collaboration with editor, Lydia Sheehan.
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