While I am sure that your dad doesn't mind mowing the lawn, he could probably do a lot with the time he has spent over the years making sure the lawn is green and trimmed adequately. The Husqvarna Automower is a really cool gift that he might not be able to wrap his head around at first, but once he sees what it can do he will definitely speak of the gift as being "cool" This is the kind of gift he will brag to all of his friends about and even though he isn't actively mowing the lawn that doesn't mean he won't sit and watch as this lawnmower does its thing.
As a working man, you must be ready for anything. The Leatherman Super Multitool from Tim Leatherman’s brand is an ideal tool to have within your reach always when you’re prepared to work. The first multi-tool was created in Oregon, the place for people who love to get stuff done. With a handle made for gripping with gloves and 19 tools built with a pair of the strongest pliers ever to exist, the Leatherman multitool comes complete with knives, pliers, a saw, ruler and an awl for more functionality. The all-locking feature that accompanies this toolbox ensure that all your valuable tools are securely in place at all times.
This simplified indoor-gardening kit comes with everything they’ll need for a photo-worthy organic lavender windowsill plant except water and sunshine. In just two to four weeks, the custom soil blend, fertilizer, and seeds germinate, and little lavender plant babies will start to fill the room with their soft scent. They’ll keep growing year-round until the kitchen window becomes one of the dreamiest lavender farms in the world (or the house, at least). Each kit is lovingly made in Salt Lake City, so you’ll feel good about this made in the USA gift.
Everyone loves Alexa, and there’s no doubt that your father will fall in love with her too with one of these great Christmas gifts. Both intriguing and exciting, the second generation of Echo comes complete with noise cancellation, beamforming technology and seven microphones. Talk from any corner of your home and watch Echo react with ease on the Echo 2nd Generation Smart Speaker. There is an instant connection between Alexa and Echo to help you make calls, enjoy some music, ask questions and set timers for your Christmas dinner. Just ask for a song, audiobook, radio station or order an extra-large pizza and watch this smart speaker work its magic.
There are backpacks, and then there are backpacks. This one from Milwaukee Boot Co. takes things to that next level, striking just the right note of rugged style with hand-stitching and leather accents. There’s plenty of room for everything in the canvas North Point for the guy on the go, as well as a cinch-strap side pocket for water. If you’re looking for something to tote a computer, try these 12 best laptop backpacks at every price point.
Cuisinart is known for their modern, innovative culinary tools ideal for the contemporary chef. The brand is not limited to food processors and they also provide a wide range of products loved by both professional chefs and regular food lovers. With the Cuisinart Deluxe Stainless Steel Grill Set, dad can have a jolly ‘barbecue’ time in the lawn, patio or this favourite campsite this Christmas. Complete with grill tongs, a chef’s spatula that has an in-built opener, corn holders, cleaning brush and an extra brush head, this stainless steel grill set from Cuisinart is a joy to use. This grill is ideal for on the go cooking with its aluminium storage case that can contain anything the chef finds vital to his delicacy. A perfect BBQ Christmas gift for your favorite man.
When was the last time your dad bought himself a new pillow? Was it after you puked on his bed from eating too much Halloween candy in third grade? If so, it’s time he had a new one. It might not sound like the most glamorous gift, but we’ve found shredded-foam pillows like the Nest Bedding Easy Breather to be life changing, both in comfort and in their impact on our sleep quality. It’s the ultimate practical gift that Dad might not even know he’s missing.
This deeply relaxing Anim massage oil from Asheville Botanicals was created with input from professional massage therapists to offer the deepest therapeutic relief for sore, tired muscles. It contains organic oils blended with a concentrated hemp extract for a light, moisturizing oil that enhances relaxation. Each bottle contains 200 mg of hemp extract that works hard on muscles to soothe, calm, and relax. A massage with this stuff is a surefire way to be lulled into restful sleep.
We’ve been wearing and recommending L.L.Bean’s Wicked Good Moccasins since 2017, and no other slippers we’ve tried have been as comfortable or kept our feet as warm as the Wicked Good Moccasins—making them the perfect gift for your dad. Their stitching is durable, and the suede shearling upper means he won’t have issues with the moccasins wearing thin or splitting open on top. And L.L.Bean backs these slippers with a one-year guarantee, if anything should happen in that time (although we don’t anticipate it).
This hefty set of chocolate-covered almonds is just what the peckish person on your list is craving—and you’ll both feel good about the layers of vegan, 73 percent dark chocolate the almonds are dipped in. It’s a superfood on top of a superfood, punctuated by a small amount of heavenly sea salt. They also make some of the most delicious road trip snacks.
For dads who love to bird-watch from their kitchen, Wirecutter’s pick for the best bird feeder is the Droll Yankees 18-Inch Onyx Mixed Seed Bird Feeder with Removable Base. It was the sturdiest and best-built bird feeder we tested, with tough metal components that secure tightly to the body of the feeder. The Onyx is versatile enough to hold several different feed types, and it’s backed by a lifetime guarantee against the damage any pesky squirrels can do. The base is easy to take off and clean, and—most importantly—there’s plenty of room for birds to perch.
Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls offer total performance for every player. With its extraordinary yet consistent flight distance, each element works together precisely as per the initial design to deliver the performance you need on every shot. These golf balls feature penetrating trajectory and extremely low long game spin to make all your shots a breeze. In a variety of ways, quality balls can help improve anyone’s game, so don’t listen to those who say higher end balls are only for low handicappers or pros. Titleist ProV1 Golf Balls are well worth the price, so use them and feel the difference! A perfect golf gift for your dad!
Got a carb lover on your list? You’ve just found the perfect unique gift. This countertop machine provides fresh-baked goodness without your giftee ever having to leave home—and delivers it in under two hours with the express cycle. There’s even a keep-warm function that allows up to 60 minutes of additional warming, so everyone in the house gets a fresh taste from the family bakery. For more ideas for home chefs, check out these other kitchen gadgets they’ll wish they had years ago.
Depending on who you're shopping for this holiday (say, your loving grandma or your tough-to-please teenager), classic gifts may be the best choice. But what happens when you realize that you've bought the same cashmere sweater for your husband for the second year in a row? Browse through this list of unique Christmas gifts to find something that'll surprise and delight him. While some may consider these gift ideas to be unusual, we think they're just more creative than the basic (read: boring) finds that you give (and re-gift) year after year. These gifts, which start as low as $10, are perfect for anyone (and everyone) on your list: your kids, mom, dad, significant other, friends, you get the idea.
If your dad just needs to chill out (and he’s open to it!), we recommend giving him the AirVape X, our favorite portable cannabis vaporizer—which we recommend after researching more than 50 models and testing nearly two dozen over the past four years. Whether he’s completely new to cannabis or has been a casual smoker in the past, a vaporizer is a great way to bypass the sticky, ashy, black mess that comes along with smoking joints, pipes, and bongs. It also provides a cleaner taste, less lingering odor, reduced throat irritation, and more efficient use of your material.
This gentle-on-skin Cilque Plus silk face mask is a one-size-fits-most face mask made of 100 percent mulberry silk. It’s machine washable, but if you don’t have access to a laundry machine, you can disinfect your face mask in another way and swap out the air filter for a new one. The adjustable ear loop and nose clip make wearing it ultra-comfortable.
Whether you’re celebrating your granddad, your dad, or your favorite “zaddy,” you may need some gifting inspiration. Dads often don’t help in this regard; the most common refrain from my own father as we approach any holiday is a gruff “I don’t want anything.” But of course he does, and even if you can’t pull it out of him, you can still get your dad something he’ll appreciate. Send him one of these great, Wirecutter-recommended gifts for dads—none of which is another boring tie.
If he has a thing for furniture and interior decor then there is a unique gift idea that you won't see on a bunch of shopping lists this year, but that doesn't mean that it isn't insanely cool. The Globe Shaped Wine Bar is a fantastic gift that really stands out. This is something that he most likely wouldn't ever dream of asking for but if he is a fan of hosting parties and a fan of mixing a great cocktail or uncorking a nice bottle of wine then he is going to fall in love with it the second he lays eyes one it. This gift will be a conversation piece for years to come and will be something that he definitely keeps forever.
This sterling silver necklace is a statement piece that’s versatile enough to wear with almost any outfit. It features both smooth and textured links, with a dash of oxidation to enhance the details. The fashion-forward S-shaped clasp is a breeze to put on and take off without any help, too. Another way to find the perfect present? By looking to the stars and perusing our ultimate gift guide for every zodiac sign.
Many power banks are made either too heavy, or they work for only a while before giving up on you when you need them the most. With this USB power bank, you’re offered a sleekly designed power bank, complete with USB cords which will keep you charged up at all times. It comes with a stylish mesh bag which can be kept in even as you change your devices. Now dad can charge up his phones, camera and even a tablet at the same time, and watch this power bank stay strong will three full lights. Join millions all around the world by choosing the RAVPower Treatment.
These newly released Made In red wine glasses are crafted by the cookware brand of choice for Michelin-star restaurants around the United States, and they feature titanium-reinforced coating that hardens the glassware itself to make it more resistant to abrasions, scratches, and breaking. Made in Italy with pure raw materials, they are light in the hand and dishwasher-safe.
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!
If you're on the hunt for a gift for your friend who has everything (a dream decoding kit) or looking for a sweet way to show your partner some well-deserved love (a personalized piece of jewelry), these top-rated gift ideas are the best way to leave an impression this holiday season and beyond. From this point forward, you'll never go back to gifting him or her a standard tie, sweater, or PJ set ever again.
While many women are happy with "traditional" gifts like candy, flowers, or jewelry, it can sometimes be a bit harder to find a gift that resonates with a man. The best birthday gifts for him include everything from a new luxury watch to a stylish slim fit suit to a healthy supply of his favorite protein powder. The Ringside 100-pound Muay Thai Punching Heavy Bag is another great gift choice.
They’ll love cuddling up to this thoughtful duvet cover from made from 100 percent certified organic bamboo in a sateen weave finish. The buttery-soft texture will lull them to sleep, and the brand promises no blends, compromises, or drama with the fabric. It’s also mindfully designed with easy-to-use interior snaps and antibacterial finishes. This duvet is even more exciting than finally learning how to fold a fitted sheet.
This Veritas Farms Holiday Tinctures Kit is loaded with festive, seasonally flavored CBD tinctures anyone looking for relaxation might want. Here’s the science behind how CBD can help with anxiety, which may be just enough to make the person on your list more open-minded about its many benefits. This set comes with four 15 ml bottles, each with 250 mg of full-spectrum hemp oil. One extra-strength serving offers 25 mg. The hard part is deciding which flavor to try first, because this package includes Sugar Plum, Cinnamon Roll, Clementine Spice, and Cranberry Orange.
These headphones are worth their price if your dad values performance, comfort, and some control over his auditory environment. He’ll be able to adjust the level of active noise cancellation on a scale from 0 to 10, depending on how much of his surroundings he wants to hear. The Bose headphones have a lightweight design, so they’re comfortable to wear for hours; plus, their controls are easy to use, and they fold for uncomplicated storage.
If they’re prone to loving everything pink—from pink clothes to pink lakes—this bag of SaltWorks Ancient Ocean Himalayan Pink Salt is the ideal gift under $10. It’s comparable to regular table salt in use and size but a million times more beautiful, thanks to the natural mineral deposits that give it a soft, rosy glow. It’s also ethically sourced and devoid of GMOs.
The Mixed Tool Set from Stanley is a smart set and a great gift for all DIY enthusiasts and pros, as it can be used for various fastening applications. This excellent product comes with colour coded handles and ten of the most popular sizes of screwdrivers. The tool box is a joy to move without the risk of losing any of your tools with its tri-fold case and twist lock. Use this tool in any weather and watch it stay sleek with its full polish chrome finish that resists corrosion of any kind. Purchase this as a gift for your father and watch him enjoy a lifetime warranty on what might be the best multi-tool yet.
Oral B has been in existence for years, and their aim remains the same to help consumers obtain white teeth with no surface stains from day 1. The Oral-B PRO 3000 is an electric toothbrush that comes with three main modes; the daily clean, gum care and sensitive modes. These work to provide you with whiter teeth from your very first use, together with its specific polishing cup feature found on its round head. This electronic brush is known to remove more plaque as compared to a regular toothbrush. It also comes with an inbuilt timer that helps you brush your teeth according to the recommended time stated by dentists all around the world; two minutes.