For the fitness-minded father, here’s a full-body bodyweight system that fits in a carrying pouch and weighs less than a pound. The system includes a suspension training strap and anchors so he can easily attach it to a door or tree. He’ll be lunging, rotating, pushing, and pulling in no time, and with six months of free access to the TRX app included, he’ll have plenty of workouts to keep him in shape during this long, gym-free winter.
As someone who just got the keys to my first home, there’s one thing I wish I had at all times: a wireless camera to keep an eye on things. The Logitech Circle 2 is the best pick, as it ran away with our roundup of the best smart indoor security cameras. It’s affordable, easy to use, comes with free 24-hour storage, works indoors and out, and is compatible with Apple HomeKit, Alexa, and Google.
In this strange, strange year, a 1,000-piece Lego set (1,023 pieces, to be exact) paired with a cup of coffee sounds like the perfect Saturday-morning getaway from Dad’s usual doomscrolling. We’ve been drooling over Lego’s The Mandalorian Razor Crest set since we first saw it at Toy Fair in the Before Times. (How can you resist tiny Baby Yoda?) We think dads who are Star Wars fans will get a kick out of it, too.
If you’re shopping for a lady who seems to have everything, a gift subscription to GlobeIn is the pick for you. Every month she’ll get a box filled with handcrafted, artisanal goods from around the world. Everything from beautifully woven baskets and hand-blown glasses to tea kits and pottery is up for grabs in GlobeIn’s wonderful variety of products.
This sweet holiday treat will ship right to their door, packed to stay frozen and preserve the holiday cheer. The Holiday Premium Collection includes four pints of custom-churned ice cream flavors, each with festive titles. The flavors included in this set are White Chocolate Peppermint Ice Cream with Chocolate Flakes, Chocolate Cake Ice Cream with Fudge Swirls & Brownie Bites, Vanilla Ice Cream with Toffee Crunch, and Sea Salt Caramel Brownie Ice Cream. Yum!
This aptly named Seize the Season holiday gift box that includes three pairs of Gaten Matarazzo x Happy Socks will make the Stranger Things fan in your life quiver with joy. They’ll celebrate the moment they’re in with Gaten (aka Dustin), his holiday spirit animals, and the stocking stuffers of everyone’s happiest sock-related dreams. Any true Netflix fan will approve of this awesome gift for boys.
Signe Brewster is a senior staff writer at Wirecutter covering drones, virtual reality, 3D printers, STEM toys, smart-home gadgets, and hobby tools. She previously reported on emerging technology and science for several tech publications (with brief stints at CERN and The Onion). She spends her free time quilting and pursuing an MFA in creative writing.
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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.
Sneakers are having a major moment right now—so get him in on the trend with a sleek pair that all the influencers are wearing. Maybe that's Allbirds, washable wool sneakers that you see on every third person walking down the street (and that our editors are obsessed with!). Or maybe it's a pair of classic Adidas sneakers like the Stan Smiths which have hundreds of five-star reviews and that are giving us all the nostalgic feels.