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Does Your Husband Have a Man Cave?

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If you are not sure what a “Man Cave” is, let me refer you to urbandictionary.com.  Their first definition is:

A room, space, corner or area of a dwelling that is specifically reserved for a male person to be in a solitary condition, away from the rest of the household in order to work, play, involve himself in certain hobbies, activities without interuption. This area is usually decorated by the male that uses it without interferance from any female influence. Tom retreated to the Man Cave to play his online rpg game.

(For those of you not in the know, rpg stands for “roll playing game” like Dungeons and Dragons)

Their second definition is:

An emotional sanctuary for men when they’re stressed and need “space” or time away from females, responsibilities, etc.  Sam went offline and wouldn’t answer calls, retreating to his man cave to think.”

The other 2 definitions are not fit to print on this website.

The idea of a man cave first came to the attention of my husband after reading an article about Man Caves on MSNBC of all places.  He’s starting, slowly, to turn our guest bedroom into his man cave.  When he first brought up the subject, I vetoed it so strongly that La Jolla Girl says when asked about man cave that, “Man cave is NO NICE!!!”  Somehow, the room is still morphing in that direction. Keep in mind, if our house was huge and we had more space than we knew what to do with, a man cave would be no problem.

So, right now he just has a “dork closet” in the guest bedroom full of comics and other garbage. It’s not the greatest photo but I had to run in stealthfully to take it because my daughter is obsessed with the dork closet and we have a hard time keeping her out of it.  My husband is funny. He’s a Harvard-educated lawyer that retired early in life.

Does your husband have a man cave?  If he doesn’t, would you allow it?

100 Comments
  • Kristin - August 28, 2009

    He doesn’t have one, but boy would he love one! Ah ha

  • A H.I.T. - August 27, 2009

    Husby desperately wants a man cave now that we’re moving into a house. I’m keeping him at bay. For the time being.
    .-= A H.I.T.´s last blog ..Making Amends =-.

  • Joy - August 27, 2009

    He doesn’t have one but only for lack of space. I wish he did! Or at least a home office for himself. Belated congrats on your SITS day!
    .-= Joy´s last blog ..joy to the blog’s stampers’ sampler magazine giveaway! =-.

  • Rhiannon - August 27, 2009

    This is hilarious! WHat about a girl cave?? Or is that the ktichen? hehe

  • Éimí (Amy in Gaelic) - August 27, 2009

    at the present moment, my husband having a man cave is a no go…we live with his parents, and there’s just not enough space, but he will when we get a home of our own…..stoppin by from SITS
    .-= Éimí (Amy in Gaelic)´s last blog ..Photo shoot 07aug09 =-.

  • The Redhead Riter - August 26, 2009

    Yes he does and it is full of guitars which he can actually play.
    .-= The Redhead Riter´s last blog ..My Blog Is Pregnant With Multiples =-.

  • Tiaras & Tantrums - August 26, 2009

    nope mine does not – he has ZERO taste! I hate that I have to let him have his stupid things on my walls!
    .-= Tiaras & Tantrums´s last blog ..Wordless Wednesday =-.

  • Zooly - August 26, 2009

    Interesting article ! Does a wine cellar count as a man cave?
    Thanks to SITs for higlighting this blog
    .-= Zooly´s last blog ..CHAMPAGNE CLUB – DIVAS IN THE KITCHEN =-.

  • Andrea Fellman - August 26, 2009

    I think a Man Cave is very good for your MAN! Because let’s face it ,The house is ALL OURS so why not let him have a little space of his own! My Husband works from home in an office attached to the garage and I think I have only entered it 3 times – it’s his he can do what he wants in there!

  • Mine does and it’s called the garage. And it’s messy and cluttered and full of shite galore. I don’t understand it in the least. When I was pregnant, and nesting like crazy, I organized it no less than TWICE and it still fell back into disrepair within a month. I’ve since given up trying to make sense of it. However, I’m grateful it’s not in the house!
    .-= Jessica – This Is Worthwhile´s last blog ..2:50 pm =-.

  • Connie Weiss - August 25, 2009

    My husband has a man cave and he has lot’s of those man dolls….but he never unpacked all of his geeky stuff and his room is decorated in cardboard boxes.
    .-= Connie Weiss´s last blog ..Christmas in August 2009 =-.

  • Karen MEG - August 25, 2009

    We fully intend on putting a mancave in our basement when we finish it; he needs a sanctuary, we may even put a bar in there, so I may hae to invade every so often :)
    .-= Karen MEG´s last blog ..Musical Musings =-.

  • Nicole- Chasing Blue - August 25, 2009

    Thank goodness my husband doesn’t have one! We have a kid cave which is a basement full of toys.
    .-= Nicole- Chasing Blue´s last blog ..Chasing fresh starts… =-.

  • Connie - August 25, 2009

    My husband has a man cave. He has some of those man dolls too but he has never unpacked his crap so his room is decorated in cardboard boxes.
    .-= Connie´s last blog ..Christmas in August 2009 =-.

  • Happy SITS!

    This is only the second time I’ve heard of a Man Cave. The first time was when my nephew & his fiance bought their house. There’s a Man Cave set up on the lower level of their split. I guess I’m behind the times. I would think that the Man Cave in our house would be the bathroom. LOL
    .-= Cindi @ Moomette’s Magnificents´s last blog ..Deet or Deet Free: The Mosquitoes Won =-.

  • Amanda - August 25, 2009

    LMAO!!! Thsi is great and I must make sure my Hubby never knows about the Man Cave. He has a collection of Model racing cars that he is dying to put on display and they are in our spare room (read junk room!).

    I am the same if there was space for it he could have it!!!

    Still laughing now!!!
    .-= Amanda´s last blog ..The House That Jack Built….. =-.

  • Sarah - August 25, 2009

    I would say the closest thing he has to a “man cave” would be his desk in the living room. We have a very small apartment, so not much room for either of us to really have our own space. Maybe when we get a house….. (Looks off into the distance with hope in her eyes)
    .-= Sarah´s last blog ..IT’S OFFICIAL!!! =-.

  • Simply Mommy - August 25, 2009

    You could say my husband sort of has one. Our basement is 1/3 bar area and 2/3 play area. It’s better than nothing though!!!!
    .-= Simply Mommy´s last blog ..How has Motherhood Changed Me? =-.

  • S.E. Sward - August 25, 2009

    The office at home is more or less Darling Husband’s man cave – that’s where the desk top computer resides. But DH hasn’t really had a lot to do with the artwork (such as it is) on the walls … although I’m sure that would change if he thought he could get away with it!
    .-= S.E. Sward´s last blog ..Life Is What Happens To You =-.

  • The Mom @ Babes in Hairland - August 25, 2009

    I guess you could say the garage is his man cave – although it’s almost too much of a mess for him to be able to retreat and do much of anything in it! But it’s his domain & I don’t touch it! :) Happy SITS day to you.
    .-= The Mom @ Babes in Hairland´s last blog ..Thought for Thursday =-.

  • Kristin - August 25, 2009

    Agh! This gives my guy an excuse to keep everything! His main thing is sports, especially from his alma mater. He’s even kept name tags from when he did some on-campus leadership stuff. I wish he would take my advice and if he’s going to display it, display it, don’t just lay it flat on a shelf, lol. We don’t have kids yet so we each have our own “office”. It’s so hard for me to stay out of his.
    .-= Kristin´s last blog ..Cooking with TVP: Red Beans and Rice =-.

  • Missy - August 25, 2009

    My husband has tried to turn the basement into his mancave, but he collects too much junk. Plus, with 3 kids, that just isn’t possible.

    Happy SITS day!

  • Unknown Mami - August 25, 2009

    I like the term Dork Closet. Very funny.
    .-= Unknown Mami´s last blog ..Guess Where I’m Taking You? =-.

  • Maureen - August 25, 2009

    Well not an “official” man-cave, but he has made a small corner in our room his own space. It would be nice if he had his own space though.
    .-= Maureen´s last blog ..Scrapbooking as an Educational Tool Part2 =-.

  • Nadirah - August 25, 2009

    Happy SITS day,

    Myh husband doesn’t have a cave, but I would allow it. I think everyone needs to get away.
    .-= Nadirah´s last blog ..Stubborn Baby Stains? =-.

  • Alma - August 25, 2009

    My husband does not currently have a “man cave” but desperately wants one. He’d love to turn the garage into one but we need some more money first!! I love that “dork closet” though.. LOL!

    Love your blog by the way, and I love La Jolla. My hubby & I got married on Windansea Beach there…
    .-= Alma´s last blog ..oink, oink =-.

  • Adrian - August 25, 2009

    Yes, we have a man cave, we call it the garage, but we are an equal opportunity family, so I also have a woman cave. I call it my scrapbooking room, but it’s got all the comforts of life, including my own Tivo!
    .-= Adrian´s last blog ..Prayers and Practical Help Needed =-.

  • Viv - August 25, 2009

    My teen boys both have “man caves” in their rooms! My oldest especially likes to turn off the lights (dark, like a real cave), put on his stereo and zone out. He never hears me asking him to take out the trash or help his brother (yes, I’m sure this is deliberate).

    My youngest does at least let our cats into his man cave, though.

  • Rachel - August 25, 2009

    I wish we had enough space for my husband to have a man cave! He’d enjoy it.
    .-= Rachel´s last blog ..Outdoor Flower Pot Gardening =-.

  • Amanda - August 25, 2009

    No man cave at our house either…he has workshop thats enough!
    .-= Amanda´s last blog ..Ponderisms =-.

  • Hannah - August 25, 2009

    My poor hubby NEEDS a man cave. Seriously. Today.

    Congrats on SITS!
    .-= Hannah´s last blog ..Not one but two. =-.

  • Melissa - August 25, 2009

    Oh gosh, I wish my husband could have a man cave. I guess right now it’d be his garage; the problem is if he has space like that of any kind, he doesn’t use it to make it nice; it usually gets totally cluttered, and he can’t find anything, and we end up losing things, like important documents (I speak from experience).:)LOL
    .-= Melissa´s last blog ..TOS Crew: Web Design for Kids (…And Curious Grown-Ups!) =-.

  • Daphne - August 25, 2009

    I had to stop my husband from purchasing Optimus Prime and also managed to pry what was intended to be the gaming room into my son’s bedroom.

    I guess the man caved, afterall.

  • Michelle - August 25, 2009

    My husband thinks he needs a man cave. If we had a garage at this house he would turn into a man cave. He keeps telling me how he NEEDS a garage. Unfortunately in Baltimore a lot of the houses just don’t have garages.
    .-= Michelle´s last blog ..Wedding Blunders =-.

  • Holly @ Domestic Dork - August 25, 2009

    I would totally allow it. But we tend to want to be in the same room most of the time. And I’m a big geek too. So I’m OK with a certain amount of geeky decor in the family room. Which reminds me…we need to get that map of middle earth framed so we can hang it on the wall next to our “String” replica.
    .-= Holly @ Domestic Dork´s last blog ..SITScation ‘09 Contest! I Need YOUR Help! =-.

  • Rhonda - August 25, 2009

    our garage is his man cave in our house! Now if I could just get a scrapbooking romm for myself with a winebar in it :)

    stopping by from SITS!
    .-= Rhonda´s last blog ..MckLinky Blog Hop: Time To Laugh =-.

  • zeemaid - August 25, 2009

    My husband does not have a mancave. I like the dork closet. My husband needs one of those for his old transformers toys (Still in their boxes from when he was a kid) that have been mouldering in the attic for the past 5 years.

    Course our home is too small. What about she caves? We may get to decorate the rest of the house but let’s face it, it’s pretty much accessible by everyone else out. I want a room just for me.. a No Kids/Husband Zone if you will. Where things can be pretty and STAY pretty. *L*

    Happy FB SiTS day!
    .-= zeemaid´s last blog ..A Mixed up Kind of Day – Warning =-.

  • Scrappy Girl - August 25, 2009

    LOL…Dr. Hubby needs a man cave badly! We are in the process of redoing our basement and he already has big plans. Happy FB day!
    .-= Scrappy Girl´s last blog ..T.I.G.E.R.S. or The Coolest Thing I Have Done In A While =-.

  • Pam - August 25, 2009

    Our formal living has been dubbed the Man Cave in our house. It is very separate from the general living areas of our house and my husband retreats their fairly often to get away from all the estrogen in our house (me and two teen girls). Poor guy!
    .-= Pam´s last blog ..Me? A French Chef? =-.

  • Sassy Chic - August 25, 2009

    My husband’s MAN CAVE is the garage! He has made it clear that I can decorate and arrange things as I see fit in the house, but I am too leave his domain alone!

    Smooches,
    Sassy Chica
    .-= Sassy Chic´s last blog ..Your HOT =-.

  • Rita - August 25, 2009

    Nope but I have a scrapbook cave for me!
    .-= Rita´s last blog ..I wish someone had told me that… =-.

  • Lisa - August 25, 2009

    Mine doesn’t have one. Maybe he should though, he has no outlet whatsoever.
    Happy SITS day!
    .-= Lisa´s last blog ..Mother of the Year Award =-.

  • Mammatalk - August 25, 2009

    The garage, without a doubt! It’s all his!

  • Brittany - August 25, 2009

    My husband doesn’t have a man cave, but wants one badly! I think he should have one, some days I hate fighting over ESPN vs My Shows !!! Happy SITS day!
    .-= Brittany´s last blog ..Jello Cake Recipe =-.

  • Christine - August 25, 2009

    I wish our condo was big enough to have a man cave – I think that would be so cool! Even though, Transformers in our living room is pretty sweet.
    .-= Christine´s last blog ..21 Days of Prayer =-.

  • Sarah - August 25, 2009

    My husband doesn’t have a man cave but mark my words, next house he will! I would love to throw him and all his junk into on confined space in the house. HEHEHE
    .-= Sarah´s last blog ..Ten…. Eleven Guilty Pleasures =-.

  • Robin G - August 25, 2009

    Thankfully, my hubs does NOT have a man cave. His dorky thing is he LOVES what I call “movie books” which are books but read like a movie, not exactly intellectually stimulating, like Dean Koontz, ect. Those books are all over the house along with the other million books we own, so it doesn’t intrude on any specific space, thankfully. Good luck with that!

    -Robin
    .-= Robin G´s last blog .."Listen with your Eyes" @ Solstice Cafe 8/7 Opening =-.

  • Pricilla - August 25, 2009

    I think my hubby’s man cave is his garden. He spends an awful lot of time out there…..
    Happy SITS day
    .-= Pricilla´s last blog ..Down in the Valley =-.

  • Michelle - August 25, 2009

    Doesnt work count as a man cave?
    .-= Michelle´s last blog ..Birthday pictures =-.

  • Tricia - August 25, 2009

    Me no caveman, me kitty.

    Tigger
    .-= Tricia´s last blog ..Meet Thailand’s cute and cuddly baby panda girl, Linping!! =-.

  • Ashley Clark - August 25, 2009

    I wish we had an extra room in our house for that! We haven’t been married too long and we have a little boy running around in our two bedroom house. If we had another room it would defiantly be a “man cave.” I say man cave in quotes because it would be called that, but it would so be “our cave.” You see, I am interested in all those geeky things that my husband is lol. That’s how we got together. So as of right now our living room is the “us cave.” We are big online gamers and such and my husband builds computers so we have two top of the line computers in our living room taking up a lot of space :) I hope to someday have a house with room for our us cave 😀

    Sorry if I wrote too much!

    Ashley ♥
    http://ashleyclarkphotography.blogspot.com/
    .-= Ashley Clark´s last blog ..Some pretty photos for you to gaze upon =-.

  • Date Girl - August 25, 2009

    My live in boyfriend does not have a man cave, but it’s only because we are currently living in a one bedroom apartment. He’s turned our garage into a slight version of the man cave for now. I’m all for it-because I like having a place I can go to relax by myself, so I want him to have the same. So long as he keeps it clean! 😉

  • breadwinner wife - August 25, 2009

    That’s a really great idea! When we get a house I’m sure my husband would love to have one of these.
    .-= breadwinner wife´s last blog ..I’m a flat person. =-.

  • Lorie Shewbridge - August 25, 2009

    The Hubs doesn’t have a man cave now, but I really wouldn’t care if he did, because he is retired and I am disabled, so we spend all our time together. I could understand it if he wanted to “get away” from me from time to time. :-)
    .-= Lorie Shewbridge´s last blog ..Self Portrait Sunday =-.

  • Are You There Mom - August 25, 2009

    Mine actually does. It’s a shed we have out back, it’s really cute…can I say that without hurting his feelings!? haha

  • Amy - August 25, 2009

    I know my husband wants one for sure.
    .-= Amy´s last blog ..Cheetah or Cheeto? =-.

  • Meg - August 25, 2009

    While I’m not married yet (in a year we’ll see if the man cave applies) my dad has an office/man cave. At least we know when not to bother him!
    .-= Meg´s last blog ..To Prove My Point… =-.

  • Reluctant Housewife - August 25, 2009

    Well I think comic books and action figures are cool.

    My hubs has his office, where he keeps his work-related books and his guitar & music. Although, I have to say all his stuff often spills out into the rest of the house. I can’t complain though, my craft table is in the living room!
    .-= Reluctant Housewife´s last blog ..Be Careful What You Wish For =-.

  • Robin - August 25, 2009

    LOL…..
    My all time favorite commercial:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0LgJo9Do-8
    .-= Robin´s last blog ..The Storm =-.

  • Sandy - August 25, 2009

    No man cave here! We have no room for it!

    Happy SITSday!
    .-= Sandy´s last blog ..There’s Nothing Better… =-.

  • Laura Day - August 25, 2009

    Happy Sits Day!!
    .-= Laura Day´s last blog ..Reflections of Mississippi =-.

  • Tonya - August 25, 2009

    He currently does not have one…but I want him to have one! Then all his stuff won’t be strung around in places that it shouldn’t be! lol Happy SITS day! I have enjoyed browsing your blog!
    .-= Tonya´s last blog ..End Of Summer =-.

  • Jackie - August 25, 2009

    Too funny! My husband doesnt have a man cave right now but I think once we have a bigger house, he will make sure of it. I dont think it would bother me though as long as it wasn’t in plain view for guests to see (b/c I know it will be messy – haha!).

    Happy sits day!
    .-= Jackie´s last blog ..How I Want to Wash Cloth Diapers =-.

  • Teri - August 25, 2009

    No, he doesn’t, but he would like to! Someday….;-)
    .-= Teri´s last blog ..my good side =-.

  • the mrs. - August 25, 2009

    Oh do we have a man cave. Our office is a shrine to my husband’s machismo. All his Marine Corps *stuff* is hanging up in there, I mean really how many pictures of airplanes, guns, and Marine stuff does one need in an office. And of course no man cave is complete without the call to war from the commandant.

    sigh. I don’t have a woman cave, unless you count under the bathroom counter where my tampons are.
    .-= the mrs.´s last blog ..who’s your best girl? and a side rant =-.

  • Kristen - August 25, 2009

    My hubby doesn’t have one….just no room in the house for that!
    .-= Kristen´s last blog ..Crazy Dog T-Shirts Review and Giveaway =-.

  • Allison - August 25, 2009

    My hubby doesn’t have a man-cave because we absolutely have no room, so I guess his “cave” is parked in front of the t.v. watching football. Of course, yelling at the t.v. like they can hear his coaching, our little one mimicking him. It’s too funny!

    Happy SITS day!
    .-= Allison´s last blog ..Week-end, it’s over right?? =-.

  • Amanda @ Serenity Now - August 25, 2009

    I am SO glad to read this and know that other wives are having issues with man caves. If we had a basement, I’d TOTALLY let T have a man cave.

    As of now, he wants to turn our guest room (after my oldest daughter moves in with her little sister in the large bedroom) into some sort of bullet-making center with some odd metal contraption stuck onto my nice made-over white desk. NO!!!! That room is so pretty, with girly pink and green stripes on the walls.

    Our Living room is sort of his room. His leather couch and chair are in there, his large TV, and he sits in there are freaking day when he’s home from work. I have a (family) painting of some hunting dogs up …I draw the line at dead animals on my walls though…even though he’d love it!

    Happy SITS Day!
    .-= Amanda @ Serenity Now´s last blog ..Tasty Tuesday: One Last Summer Hurrah =-.

  • Life of a Stepmama - August 25, 2009

    We totally have a man cave, its the theater room upstairs, he had a 94 inch projection screeen installed with 6 speakers, and a projector so he can watch HD TV and movies. It has no windows just furntiure a coffee table and lots of pillows and blankets. Whenever I cannot find him I check his man cave first, 98% of the time he is laying on the couch watching TV talking about how amazing his room his. :) Oh men….

  • Mom of Three - August 25, 2009

    Stopping by from SITS. Happy FB day!
    .-= Mom of Three´s last blog ..Monday’s Muse – This one’s for my girls =-.

  • blueviolet - August 25, 2009

    Oh boy, does he ever have a man cave but it looks nothing like your husband’s. It looks like an actual cave of disgust and filth.
    .-= blueviolet´s last blog ..RTT: Bugs and Stretching Freaks =-.

  • Carrie - August 25, 2009

    My poor husband’s stuff is relegated to a box on his side of the closet. I’d love to give him his own space… maybe we’ll finish the basement someday and he can take that over!

    Happy SITS day!

  • C. Beth - August 25, 2009

    Ha! No man cave here, though he does play XBox in the game room….
    .-= C. Beth´s last blog ..Today’s Writing Prompt: Computer =-.

  • Jill - August 25, 2009

    He has a seudo man cave with his exercise equipment, guitars and big screen TV. It reminds me of a large junk drawer. And yikes, no one wants to see a picture of that :-)
    .-= Jill´s last blog ..Monday =-.

  • Miss Behavin - August 25, 2009

    Ha! They never grow up, do they?

    Hey, at least your hubby keeps his dork closet clean and well organized.

    My hubs has a corner in the guest room he utilizes as his man cave and the chair is always piled high with his clothes, video game papers, and a ridiculous collection of Danner boots!
    .-= Miss Behavin´s last blog ..Stop Spankin’ the Monkey! =-.

  • Jacky - August 25, 2009

    I’m not married, so no, he doesn’t have a man cave. =) I’m not sure if I would allow it or not…It probably all depends on if we actually had the space. =)

    Happy SITS Day!
    .-= Jacky´s last blog ..Telephone-a-phobia =-.

  • LiveLaughLoveCj - August 25, 2009

    Hmmmm a man cave. My husband would like to think of the master bedroom as his own personal man cave, in many ways it is. All his stuff (everywhere) his dog – on the bed – his seat by the TV. It’s where you can find him after a long hard days work, with his snacks, his dog, tv remote in hand and a beer or two. He just tunes out what is going on in the house, if the teenagers and 20 somethings (we have 5) get to be too loud or too much for him to handle – he closes the door.

    I’d also say, being out in the woods, is his natural ‘Man Cave’. He is never happier than when he is in the woods, yest, hunting, fishing etc.

    Happy SITS Day :)
    .-= LiveLaughLoveCj´s last blog ..Monday Mingle – 3rd Edition =-.

  • Jeanette - August 25, 2009

    Hmmm…. my hubby doesn’t have one. He seems to veg at the TV, but that’s not “free of female persuasion” LOL

    Dropping by from SITS!
    sweetjeanette.blogspot.com
    .-= Jeanette´s last blog ..Fall Extravaganza =-.

  • Jennifer Juniper - August 25, 2009

    He doesn’t, unless you count the garage full of tools – but come to think of it, I’ve infiltrated that too. I’d allow it, if Icould find some room for him!
    .-= Jennifer Juniper´s last blog ..Tutorial Tuesday – How to Make 10 School Lunches in 5 Minutes =-.

  • Jen - August 25, 2009

    Yup….mine does. He has a whole section of our finished basement. He plays guitar so all of his equipment is set up for him to have nightly “jam sessions”.

    Keeps him home and out of trouble :O)
    .-= Jen´s last blog ..One Hour Parties =-.

  • JennyMac - August 25, 2009

    GI Joe? Very cute.

    Happy SITS day!
    .-= JennyMac´s last blog ..Me love you long time =-.

  • Flory - August 25, 2009

    My husband does not have a room to himself, but when he wants to relax, he goes online and listens to music, reads the news, and watches videos. I wouldn’t mind if he has his own separate room though.
    .-= Flory´s last blog ..My Husband’s Heart Attack =-.

  • Mikki - August 25, 2009

    I would never deny my husband his cave. He loves his little retreat and can spend hours arranging and re-arranging his action figures and reading comic books. He loves it.
    .-= Mikki´s last blog ..…and a gracious good evening to you. =-.

  • becky@oursweetpeas - August 25, 2009

    My husband has an “office” that flirts with the idea of a man cave but I am constantly fighting it. He also likes to chill out in our bedroom which I call his cave. I don’t know if this counts so I guess “officially” he does not have a man cave.
    .-= becky@oursweetpeas´s last blog ..6 things that make me happy :) =-.

  • Kim - August 25, 2009

    I told my hubby that his man cave could be the garage and the shed. LOL! I wasn’t trying to be mean…we just don’t have the space after Baby Boy was born.
    .-= Kim´s last blog ..Rave Reviews: Velveeta Shells & Cheese Cups =-.

  • Kirsten - August 25, 2009

    My husband doesn’t have a man cave, but if he wanted one – by all means everyone needs there alone time.
    .-= Kirsten´s last blog ..I WON! =-.

  • pam - August 25, 2009

    Oh yes, my husband has a man cave (a big one, too, while our triplets are sharing a room about half the size. He loves his kids, but his man cave…well, I won’t go there.) It’s got his computers. His old star wars and doctor who toys from his youth. He has it decorated like an English pub, complete with huge Guinness mirror and whiskey bottles on the walls.

    He claims he has his cave, and the rest of the house is mine. Somehow…I don’t buy that.
    .-= pam´s last blog ..Giggling boys – caught on video =-.

  • tina - August 25, 2009

    haha…my hubby and i always joke about him having one. we have very limited space though. so i told him when i get a craft room, he gets a man cave!! so for now his cave-and all of his crap- stays in the garage!!

    happy sits day!

  • glenna - August 25, 2009

    Oh yes. He has his man cave. We call it “the shed” He can spend hours “tinkering” in the shed with tools, nail, workout equipment and various other man cave junk.

  • Type A Mommy - August 25, 2009

    This is funny, particularly because a friend of mine’s husband has a man cave, which I just recently discovered. I’ll ask her to send you a pic, it’s wild.
    .-= Type A Mommy´s last blog ..A very good chocolate chip cookie recipe =-.

  • Karen, author of "My Funny Dad, Harry" - August 25, 2009

    Oh yes, my husband’s “man cave” used to be a spare upstairs bedroom, but when I used it for the new cat Manny when he first came into our home, my husband decided to use the basement as his man cave. My dad’s was his garage AND basement.

    Happy SITS day!
    .-= Karen, author of “My Funny Dad, Harry”´s last blog ..It’s Not Fair! by Abby =-.

  • Yaya - August 25, 2009

    Yup he does! In the basement!
    .-= Yaya´s last blog ..Monday’s Muse-Family =-.

  • mub - August 25, 2009

    We’re in a 1 bedroom apartment which doesn’t leave a lot of room for a man cave, but when we’re in a bigger space there will be a man cave AND a woman cave!
    .-= mub´s last blog ..Honest Scrap Award =-.

  • La Belle Mere - August 25, 2009

    Oh my goodness, my husband sooooo wants a man-cave. Although he doesn’t have one here in the house, he does have an allotment that he regularly retreats to. He has also stated that when we do eventually move, the new place MUST have some sort of workshop or shed that he can use. Suits me…. a bit of peace and quiet and control of the remote, works for me to!!

    LBM xxxx
    .-= La Belle Mere´s last blog ..Camping it up….. =-.

  • Kim - August 25, 2009

    Mine’s got one. It’s just an extra bedroom in our basement. It drives me crazy! It’s a disaster. He is not the cleanest person in the world and whenever I mention cleaning it up he has a mini meltdown. It’s HIS room and he should be allowed to do what he wants with it. And for now I’m fine with that. But once I check a few more things off my to do list, I will be cleaning his man cave! :)
    .-= Kim´s last blog ..Date Night! =-.

  • Beyond Alice - July 8, 2009

    My husband doesn’t have one yet, but we are about to buy a house with a 3rd bedroom, and he is SO incredibly excited to create his Man Cave! I am excited about it too…I can’t wait to get all his man stuff out of my living area!

  • ThetaMom - July 8, 2009

    I would say my husband’s man cave is the internet. He’s always connected (I’m probably just as guilty of this)! Whenever he needs some “time,” he’s online.

  • Marie - July 7, 2009

    I had the hardest time finding you girl! Wren I click on you picture on the little follower widget it doesn’t give your link for some reason! Wow! I had no idea that there was a mancave site! I’m going to rush over! Hilarious:) Since you don’t have a follower widget I’ll subscribe and if you want me to folow anything else just holer! I like your writing style!

  • Buckeroomama - July 6, 2009

    Seriously? He still keeps his GI Joe figures? Cute. :)

    I shouldn’t laugh, though. Hubby does shut himself off in the study to play his RPG’s and hd still has a stash of comic books (collector’s items, he says) back in my in-laws’ garage. LOL!

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