The upside of Man Caves!
My husband hates HGTV and most aspects of home design bore him to tears. The one exception is entertainment electronics. He's been grumbling about a noisy fan in our master bedroom for almost a year, and hasn't called anyone to fix it yet, but when the big screen TV went fuzzy recently, he was on the phone within an hour to find a repair tech!
His ideal man cave would be a home theater room with all the bells and whistles. That would be fine with me -- as the Abbott & Costello piece from his ex-wife will move out of our office and into that room pronto! The mugs from around the world and Don Rickles-autographed hockey puck might find a home there, too!
If you're sensing a decluttering trend here, you're not wrong. A man cave frees your home of his sentimental, not always style-friendly, stuff! You should embrace the man cave. It lives in the unused room of your house, maybe a spare bedroom or basement. It's where he relaxes with his stuff and his buddies. It's where they put their feet up and ignore coasters. Here's a guide to planning a man cave for your guy: