Of course, if you’re like us, you find it incredibly tricky to shop for your father and often leave shopping until the last minute (shh). Lucky for you, we’ve kept our eyes peeled for goodies for all types of dads—available on Amazon. Maybe your dad’s a sports fan, word nerd, or fitness freak. Or maybe the man’s got needs: sore joints, a forgetful mind, trouble sleeping. Never fear!
Bryce Gruber covers gift ideas, shopping, and e-commerce at RD.com, although you've likely seen her work across a variety of women's lifestyle and parenting topics at TheLuxurySpot.com, Bravo, Parents.com, Martha Stewart, and on your TV screen through national talk shows including The Tamron Hall Show. She lives and works in New York's Hudson Valley with her five small children. Find her on social media at @brycegruber.
Another item from the Stanley brand that makes the ‘nice’ list this Christmas is the Stanley Adventure Flask. Responsible for many shared family memories and adventures of friends, the all-steel vacuum bottle invented by William Stanley in 1913 is a prized possession that is often passed on from generation to generation, for camping trips and hikes. All Stanley vacuum bottles are easy to clean and are made to last a lifetime by using rustproof, food-grade stainless steel covered with a hammertone powder coat that can stand the test of time. You can enjoy your swig of beer without fear of rust being a part of the mixture. This flask can fit into anything and any occasion. Carry this flask it in your pocket while you have fun at a music festival or keep it in your hiking bag as you get closer to your campsite.
Baking is more fun than ever with the Baketivity Face-Bake DIY Cookie Kit Baking, because young and advanced bakers alike can create cookies with edible images, text, logos, and even favorite teams. The company offers a fun design-it-yourself tool that’s fun for everyone on your list, and even more delicious to eat. You’ll also love these stocking stuffer ideas for kids.

She’ll brighten up her skin-care routine with this impressive antioxidant-packed skin-care set. It comes with seven HydroPeptide 5X Power Peel treatments, a full-size Radiance Mask and HydraFlora Essence, and a deluxe mini Firma-Bright 20% Vitamin C Booster. You won’t be able to tell if it’s her smile that’s glowing brighter or her absolutely radiant skin. Husbands, pay attention: This is a splurge-worthy gift for your wife that she’ll really want.
Sometimes you’re just not in the mood to hear "Hotel California" for the umpteenth time in a row, but Dad’s got his boombox out and he’s ready to rock. Entice him to isolate the experience with this pair of slick earbuds. These little pods have an incredible 10 hours of battery life and feel great in the ear, so they can be worn comfortably for as long as he feels like it. Now he can blast his beats to himself until he falls asleep. Read the review here.

This gorgeous wrap dress from Bluffworks is just the sort of business casual essential her wardrobe could use, because it’s perfect for both in-person work and stylish video calls, and its timeless tailoring will easily make it her favorite piece for the next several years. Offered in both petite and standard sizes, it resists odors and wrinkles and has six thoughtfully placed pockets. Yes, it has pockets!
The Filson Rugged Twill Tote Bag makes a great present for Dad for the same reasons we love it as a gift for any other occasion: It’s lightweight, well constructed, and can suit any occasion, from running errands to sitting in on a business meeting. And it has a standard but elevated design that makes it appear as though the wearer has it all together, too (even if that’s not the case). The Filson tote is made from 100% cotton water-repellent twill, and the inner seams are bound to protect them from fraying. Basically, it’s safeguarded against all of the activities that dads are wont to do—but in case you’re still worried, the Filson Tote has a lifetime warranty.

Take, for example, the D.I.Y. Laguiole Toothpick Knife Kit: Like a pocket knife, a traditional toothpick knife can be used for a wide variety of everyday tasks, from opening a package (video) to chopping fruits and veggies. (If your dad is so daring, he can even take its name literally and use it to floss.) With this knife kit, your dad will have all the parts necessary to make his own Occitan-style pocket knife (so it’s a mini assembly project, where building it is half the fun). This gift is craftier and requires a bigger time commitment than if you simply got your dad Wirecutter’s favorite budget pocket knife, the Sanrenmu 710 (aka 7010). But the 710 is a great choice, too, if your dad doesn’t have time for crafts.
While the stereotypical dad might bristle at the idea of preparing food with anything other than caveman methods, this propane smoker is a fantastic alternative to traditional wood-based cooking. Where a regular smoker would require constant fussiness and attention to ensure the meal comes out just right, the Masterbuilt needs little caretaking. Dad can just place the ingredients onto the four racks inside the cooking chamber, set the temperature, and wait for the perfectly smoked delicacies to emerge. Read our full review here.
Maybe he's an audiophile or maybe he likes not dealing with a pesky wire when he's out for a run. No matter his reason, every guy appreciates a good pair of wireless earbuds—and according to our experts, it doesn't get any better than Apple AirPods Pro. Not only do the recognizable white earbuds have a more comfortable fit, but the upgraded AirPods Pro also use active noise cancellation technology so he can listen to his tunes in peace.
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