Are Your Christmas Gifts For Dad Ready?
Dads are notoriously difficult to shop for come Christmas time. They usually have all the basic man-stuff, and you can’t really get away with cutesy-something-I-made-myself when you are past the age of twelve. Fortunately, online shopping has made it a breeze to find just the perfect gift for dear ole Dad no matter where you are. Here are some nifty Christmas gift ideas that might turn the trick.
Oggi Pro Stainless-Steel 10-Piece Cocktail Shaker and Bar Tool Set
Dad doesn’t have to be drinker to enjoy having this around the house. It is a 10-piece stainless-steel bar set, including the classy black stand to keep it tidy. It includes the shaker, double-jigger. Slicing board and knife, tongs, strainer and stirrer, everything you need to make cocktails handy in a small space. Great for parties or just for display on the home bar. ($39.95)
Corkcicle Color Wine Chiller, Blue
You might want to opt for this one if Dad enjoys his wine more than cocktails, but gripes about keeping it cool enough to enjoy. The Corkcicle is a BFA-free plastic tube filled with a freeze gel that keeps wine just at the right temperature. Slip it in after it has been in the freezer for an hour and a half and Dad will never have to use an ice bucket again. It is reusable and portable, so Dad can bring it on picnics and barbeques. It is a great gift for just $24.95.
The Art of Fixing Things
Dads are the default go-to fix-it guy, even when they don’t know a screwdriver from a ratchet. This can be a little disconcerting for the less techie. You can solve this conundrum by slipping him this ultimate how-to guide to fixing everything from farm equipment to the kitchen sink. It is fully illustrated and written with the non-techie in mind. It is available as a Kindle ebook ($5.99) and paperback ($11.10). We recommend the paperback in case Dad hasn’t yet figured out the Kindle you have him last year.
Stewart Stand Silver Stainless Steel Trifold w/Straight Cross Slots
A wallet may not seem like anything special, but you will have to admit there’s something cool about giving a metal one. At $72.00, it may seem a bit pricey , but it is truly unique and it comes with an RFID blocker that’ll keep identity thieves from scanning his credit cards.
Logitech M570 Wireless Trackball Mouse
Carpal tunnel syndrome is no joke, so if Dad is always at the computer, you can spare him pain by giving him this combination mouse and trackball gizmo. Its ergonomic design follows the natural curve of the hand, and Dad has the option to use his thumb to move the cursor instead of moving the mouse around. The best thing about it is its wireless, so Dad can use it wherever he wants within a 30-foot radius. ($29.00)
Fitbit Charge Wireless Activity Wristband, Black, Large
Is Dad a couch potato? Give him this gadget to get him going! It tracks all active minutes, sleep time, and syncs it to Dad’s smartphone and computer. It may be just enough to get him going when he finds out his active minutes is equivalent to that of a bear in hibernation. It is a steal at $116.05, considering how much he will save on medical costs.