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Gift Guide 2017: Fathers, grandfathers, father-in-laws, uncles and any other jolly gents!

Christmas is just around the corner! Today, I’d like to conclude my 2017 Holiday Gift Guide with the final installment. I tried to find items that would suit lots of different folk at various price points. Each gift is something I love or would love giving! I hope you find some inspiration. Happy Holidays!

Chemex coffee maker which was selected by the Illinois Institute of Technology as one of the 100 best designed products of modern times. (Amazon, $41)

Clipboard calendar, plus 12 carefully selected photos of his favorite little folks. (Artifact Uprising, $30)

This Daniel Wellington watch in a classic style that will complement any outfit for any of his outings. (Daniel Wellington, $229)

A piece of art featuring his favorite cocktail. (Etsy, $9 +price of a frame)

A pizza cookbook to fan the flame of his latest passion. (Amazon, $15)

A cool place to stow all his essentials when he gets home after a long day. (Etsy, $32)

This snack subscription box for new goodies at his doorstep every month. (Love With Food, $7.99/month and up)

A tiny multi-tool that packs a mighty punch. (9 tools in 1!) (Amazon, $30)

L.L. Bean’s toiletry bag which he’ll think is fitting for his seasoned traveler status. (L.L. Bean, $30)

This kitchen counter air fryer for the crispiest most delicious french fries (without the guilt!). (Amazon, $85) 

A sturdy pair of winter adventure shoes for all those walks in the woods. (The North Face, $110)

A New York Times bestseller which is described as, “an excellent, hyperliterate, genre-pantsing detective novel that deserves every inch of its…blockbuster superfame.” (Amazon, $11)

P.S. Gifts for the gals in your life! Gifts for the guys in your life! Gifts for your Mama! 

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Gift Guide 2016: Fathers, grandfathers, father-in-laws, uncles and any other jolly gents!

Christmas is just around the corner! Today, I’d like to conclude my 2016 Holiday Gift Guide with the final installment. I tried to find items that would suit lots of different folk at various price points. Each gift is something I love or would love giving! I hope you find some inspiration. Happy Holidays!

rustic-frame

A rustic frame to help him display his favorite adventure (and favorite adventuring partners). (Wayfair, $12)

lobster-pot

For the huge meals he whips up to feed the whole family (think: seafood gumbo and spicy chili), give him a GIANT pot. (Amazon, $38)

balderdash

Because he’s always been able to tell believable tall-tales. (Amazon, $15)

the-agony-and-the-ecstasy

The classic biographical novel about Michelangelo for a lazy weekend read that will bring his favorite artist to life. (Amazon, $13)

brass-lion

This vintage brass lion to adorn his desk with a quiet roar. (Etsy, $35)

mens-workout-pants

He goes out for a morning jog even when the temperature starts to drop. These Nike pants will protect him from the elements. (Kohl’s, $40)

glenmorangie-18

An 18 year old bottle of Scotch for a super smooth nightcap experience. (Reserve Bar, $153)

biz-card-holder

A place to keep his business cards at the ready for networking (and free lunch drawings). (Etsy, $23)

iphone-lens-set

This smartphone lens set will really up his iPhone photography game. (ModCloth, $15)

cashmere-lined-gloves

The most gorgeous pair of cashmere-lined gloves. (Saks Fifth Avenue, $240)

ceramic-mug

For his morning cup of joe, a handcrafted mug inspired by mid-century Scandinavian design. (Etsy, $27)

bourbon-smoked-sea-salt

Because he believes everything is better with bourbon! (Farm to People, $11)

P.S. Gifts for the gals in your life! Gifts for the guys in your life! And gifts for your Mama! 

Gift Guide 2015: Fathers, grandfathers, father-in-laws, uncles and any other jolly gents!

Christmas is just around the corner! Today, I’d like to conclude my 2015 Holiday Gift Guide with the final installment. I tried to find items that would suit lots of different folk all at moderate price points. Each gift is something I love or would love giving! I hope you find some inspiration. Happy Holidays!

enchilada soup mix

A slew of his favorite soup mixes for easy, cozy dinners all winter long. ($4/each, Thrive Market)

library kit

To keep track of all those books he’s forever lending out to anyone and everyone. ($16, Knock Knock Stuff

collapsible lunch box

He’s promised to stop grabbing convenience lunches at the office so maybe an easy way to carry his healthy meals to and fro will help him stay true to his word. ($13, Amazon)

wrecking bar

Since his home improvement projects always start with some carefully calculated destruction, how about a multi-tool known as the “ultimate wrecking bar.” ($30, Home Depot)

the short and tragic life of robert peace

A heartfelt, riveting biography is the perfect excuse to feverishly turn page after page in front of a roaring fireplace. ($9, Amazon

nike momentum camo

Even his golfing wardrobe should be on fleek. ($85, Nike

fjallraven kanken

A classic backpack for weekly adventures and vacation excursions. ($75, Fjallraven

poppin blue desk set

Give his boring ol’ desk a refresh with a desk-set complete with colorful, utilitarian, Swedish vibes. ($100, Poppin

striped leash

To take his best friend out on the town in true style. ($29, Etsy

classic reds hat

Root, root, root for the home team with a new cap that sports a classic look. ($24, Fanatics

jimmy cd

A CD from his favorite late-night host that will keep him laughing on those long commutes. ($10, Amazon

the new york times

Even though he keeps ups with a thousand and one news websites and stations, nothing quite beats a physical copy of The New York Times arriving on Sunday mornings. (Prices vary.)