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40 Gift Ideas for your Husband’s 40th Birthday

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When your husband has hit the “naughty forties”, there’s no telling what you can expect. Some would even go as far to say that life only begins then. It doesn’t matter what others have to say about turning 40, the fact of the matter is that choosing a gift for your husband’s 40th birthday that will make him want to live another 40 years with you is gonna be tough.

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We’ve made a list of superb gifts that are sure to get your hubby’s heart rate pumping and you the number one person (as you should be) in his life. Here’s 40 ideas to get your started.

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Multi-Combo Game Table

A Multi-Combo Game Table for your husband's 40th birthday
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Your husband is a kid at heart, so let him play a few rounds of his favorite games – pool, air hockey, or foosball. This rad gift can come with or without expert assembly, so if your husband needs a project, unassembled is the perfect way to go!

Virtual Reality Headset


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For the 40 year old who has everything, this headset is the icing on the cake. With HD quality, these glasses are sure to keep your husband chilling on the couch (or in his man cave) all day.

Customized Whiskey Flavoring Gift Set


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Put your husband’s name on a whiskey aging barrel and watch his reaction because he’ll be amazed! This gift is a show stopper and great for the elegant spirit drinker in your life.

Craft Beer Tasting Kit


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Expand your husband’s pallette with this craft beer tasting kit. Pair with your husband’s favorite beer and make any beer lover “hoppier.”

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40th Birthday – T-shirt


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This T-shirt is a great reminder of what it REALLY means to be 40!

Samurai Kitchen Knife Set


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Perfect for any ninja in the kitchen, this samurai kitchen knife set will make your husband smile every time he cooks you a magnificent meal.

Rouxbe Online Cooking Course

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If your husband is past the cool factor of samurai kitchen swords, and into perfecting his skills, a Rouxbe online cooking course might be just the thing. These self-paced courses are available on a variety of topics, or a membership model, and make an excellent gift. He will learn SO much. Click here to read a full review of Rouxbe.

Half Penny Cufflinks with his Birth Year

Give your husband Half Penny Cufflinks with his Birth Year for his 40th birthday to celebrate the occasion
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These are great milestone cufflinks. This will have your husband looking snazzy for the next 4 decades.

Sushi Kit

Now that your husband is forty he can try out some new recipes, like sushi!
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A fun pair for the above knife set, this sushi kit gives you all the tools you need to create perfect sushi rolls. A great gift for an aspiring chef or a simple sushi fanatic.

Retro Popcorn Machine


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A perfect addition to any man cave, this retro popcorn maker is also cute enough to live in other parts of your house. Your man will love enjoying fresh popcorn with his daily Netflix binge!

Wooden Wallet

Give your husband a wooden wallet for his 40th birthday
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If your hubby is a minimalist then this is a great way to keep those notes in check. This is a stylish daily reminder of how much you love him.

Harry Potter Wand Remote

A Harry Potter wand remote is a fun gift idea for your husband
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Let your husband swish and flick the TV on and off utilizing his knowledge of Harry Potter Spells. Your husband is sure to feel extra magical with this gift!

Turntable

DJ husband in da house!DJ husband in da house!
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For the husband who misses the good old days or is considering a DJ hobby, this turntable is a truly unique gift. Featuring built in speakers and a Vinyl to MP3 function, this turntable is versatile.

 Leather Watch


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Maestro hubby would love you until the end of time with this great piece. If music isn’t his thing, a beautiful new leather watch in a different style will stay with him for years as a reminder of this milestone birthday.

Washable Suit Jacket by Perry Ellis

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This great jacket will have him looking like a million bucks when you’re out on your dinner dates. Pair a new jacket with tickets to his favorite thing, or a kid-free date night at a nice restaurant.

Men’s Trainer Shoes by Adidas

Having comfy shoes is important as you get older, especially once you enter your forties
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This trainer shoe will have him finally making use of that gym membership.

Echo Dot

Amazon Echo - finally someone who listens to your husband's orders
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Whether or not your husband already has the Amazon Echo, the echo dot is a great gift for your techie husband, or just the guy who wants life to be a little bit easier. Play music, use as a universal remote control, or ask Alexa questions with this small but mighty device.

Leather Messenger Bag


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Make him the envy of all of his coworkers and co-commuters with a beautiful leather messenger bag that he will be able to use for years.

Beard Kit


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At 40, your husband needs to step up his beard game. This luxurious kit contains brush, comb, and beard oil – sure to make macking on your husband even sweeter!

Sweet Gift Tower

Can't go wrong with sweets for your husband's 40th birthday
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Ahhhh what the hell!! You only turn 40 once! Indulge his sweet tooth with this huge tower of sweets!

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FitBit


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After you’ve indulged his sweet tooth, a FitBit is the perfect way to help your husband stay healthy. Why not buy matching Fitbits for yourself and him and challenge each other?

Raw Silk Short Kurta


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Help him look stylish and stay cool this summer with a luxurious kurta – don’t worry, you don’t have to be a yogini to pull it off. These shirts scream sexy-casual!

Digital Drawing Graphics Tablet

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This gizmo will have hubby unleashing his creative side. It’s perfect for the gadget loving husband and the creative guy.

Bluetooth Headphones

Bluetooth headphones make a great gift for middle aged men
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Perfect for use in the gym or at home when doing a project, these headphones are wireless and waterproof.

Mountable Spice Rack


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If hubby is the master chef in the home, this spice rack will help him get organized. Tell him you want to “spice up” your lives.  ;-)

Personalized Guitar Strap


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Help him remember his name when he gets caught up in the flow of the music.

Wooden Memory Box – For Photos and Memorabilia

Turning forty is a big milestone, give your husband a way to keep special memories with a memory book
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This nifty handmade wooden box book will keep his things all in one place. Collect memories of your time together and his life to fill it, making it a wonderful sentimental gift. Alternatively, fill it with fun dates!

Beverage Pump

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He’ll be the star on game night. This is the perfect fortieth birthday gift for your husband who loves to have a good time with friends. Make sure this is unwrapped before the 40th birthday party starts!

Bourbon Making Kit

Time for your burbon drinking husband to start a new hobby
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If your other half is an avid bourbon drinker, let him try his hand at making his own with this kit – complete with a cask! This is a very fun gift that will keep him entertained for ages and give him a new memory to share with friends.

HP Sprocket


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For the photographer, the HP Sprocket is the perfect pocket photo printer. Even the man who has everything needs this gift!

3D Printing Pen

An alternative to 3D printer, this 3D printing pen will make your husband happy on his 40th birthday
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If your husband fancies himself an artiste, this pen is sure to keep him busy creating 3d masterpieces all day!

Nespresso

Morning coffee after age forty gets a lot better with a coffee maker as a birthday gift
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Step up your husband’s coffee game with this espresso machine built for leisure. Look forward to fresh brewed espresso every morning when you gift this to your caffeine obsessed husband.

Whiskey Wedge

Keeps his whiskey cold without watering it down, a win win for a birthday gift
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This classy gift will help your man enjoy his whiskey on the rocks without the usual side effect of watered down whiskey.

Personalized Whiskey Decanter Sett

Turning 40 means you get your own personalized whiskey set
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A great gift to go along with the above whiskey themed gift, this set includes a whiskey decanter and four whiskey glasses, all personalized by you specifically for your husband.

Shave Kit

Bring your husband back to a better time by giving this vintage style shaving kit for his 40th birthday
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Help your husband shave like a gentleman with this Gentleman Jon Shave Kit. The kit includes everything needed for a true gentleman’s shave, so your husband will enjoy a quality shave.

Personalized beer Mug

Give a personalized beer mug for your husband's 40th birthday
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On its own or paired with the above gift, this mug is sure to make any beer lover smile. Personalize with initials, a funny saying, or their nickname, but whatever you write, he’s sure to go back for a second pint!

Personalized Docking station


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Personalize this gift for your hubby to remind him of you. Plus it will keep him organized… you know there are some husbands who need help!

We hope you enjoyed this selection of unique gift ideas for your husband’s 40th birthday. We add new finds as we come across them, enjoy.

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