I went into my stash again, and ended up using leftover fabric from the shield pillow I made him last year, as well as a piece I bought years ago 'cause I thought it was cute, that I used for one of the pockets.
I've made aprons before, but I wanted to try a reversible one, so I looked at a couple tutorials online. I wanted to add a pocket to both sides, so I did what I usually do when I decide to sew something, fake it till ya make it.
Here's how it turned out:
I wrapped it up with his cookbook, with a note inside telling him I expected an invite to dinner. :o)
Here are the links to the other girly apron gifts I've made: