I have mentioned the blog "Oh Happy Day" before but I am consistently amazed by her ideas & after a recent post I realized that one of her gift suggestions was perfect for a friend of mine.
A homemade "Leisure Book". Basically a book where you list all sorts of fun stuff to do in your leisure time. I separated it into these sections: Museums & History, Festivals & Fun Stuff, Treats, Outdoors, Restaurants, & Book Recommendations.
You basically buy a pocket sized book & have your awesome husband exacto knife it into sections:
(I typed it up & printed it so I could include pictures, maps, etc. but it's not necessary if you have good handwriting you could just write it all in):
(and B&N for the book recommendation section- my fav section) for her to try out: