I know you'll think he's splashed out a bit, but he never got me anything last year (my big 4-0) as I couldn't decide what I wanted - so it's a bit of a joint gift.
It's a PURPLE laptop!! All for myself!!
Our main PC is rather slow - and it saves me pinching his work laptop in the evenings.
I'm now trying (subtly) to get him to understand that me saying "I don't really need a new sewing machine" is exactly what I mean!!