Birthday gift for man just started dating
You sail through dates two and three worry-free, but then it’s date four and Christmas is two days away.
Right in the middle of cuffing season, Christmas is basically an etiquette nightmare for the just-started-dating crowd.
If his mom's in the picture, go on, get carried away.
WHAT TO GIFT: When you're button-down-ed out, it's time to whip out the bigger guns; namely, sports and concert tickets.
(Don't deliver it yourself; that's creepy.) She’ll love it because sharing with colleagues is a nice way to humble-boast about her thoughtful new guy, and you’ll love it because all her gossipy coworkers will forever remember you as “the guy who sent that delicious baked good that one time.” Send her something from Dean & De Luca (these snowflake cupcakes are pretty and pricey) or send her my preferred romantic currency, the Christmas kringle. The pecan is a definite panty peeler, but they have about 9,000 flavors.DON’T: Get him something completely cliché like a tie if he wears jeans and tees to work, a baseball book if he hates sports, a universal remote for his TV, any sort of grilling apparatus, a box of golf balls, a power drill, a huge bag of “masculine” grooming essentials, or a subscription to the beer of the month club if you’ve never seen him drink beer.