Thursday Thirteen things to get dad for Father’s Day – A gift guide

So I get e-mails all the time asking if I’m making a Father’s Day Gift Guide. Hmm. So here is my gift guide. In no particular order upon request I’ll link to a review if I have one but most of these I have never seen or touched.

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clip_image002The HEXBUG Ant is an autonomous, high-speed micro robotic creature with probing, tactile antennas and hooked claws.  The industrious critter features front and rear touch sensors, which allow it to maneuver around objects in its path, and wheel-legs that propel it forwards, backwards and over small obstacles with furious speed.  The HEXBUG Ant has an inner body loaded with robotic intelligence, protected by a hard, transparent exoskeleton casing.

Best yet, with a retail price of $9.99, this gift is economically friendly and can be found at www.hexbug.com and at RadioShack stores nationwide.

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With so many families on a limited budget, it’s smart to give the “Mr. Fix It” in your life a Father’s Day gift he will really love AND use. CarMD (www.CarMD.com) is an award-winning handheld diagnostic tool that instantly diagnoses the health of a vehicle using the same technology used by repair shops. Additionally, Studies show that the number of Americans choosing to take driving vacations within the U.S. is likely to approach all-time highs this summer. Give your car a clean bill of health before embarking on summer road tripsCarMD retails for $98.99 (less than the typical trip to the mechanic), www.CarMD.com.

 

 

 

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storksak khaki jess diaper bag

Daddy Diaper Bag -  The latest addition to the Storksak collection, this canvas diaper bag is stylish and functional. Water resistant canvas with faux leather patent trim. Roomy pockets, wipe clean lining, padded changing mat, separate insulated bottle holder, and adjustable shoulder strap. detachable key holder, inner detachable make-up bag, padded changing mat, wipe-clean lining and leather trim. This Diaper Bag retails for 158.00.

 

 

 

4) i465

At only $129.99 the Clutch i465 can be used with Boost Mobile’s Monthly Unlimited plan which provides UNLIMITED talk, text messaging and Walkie-Talkie, all for one flat rate of $50 per month, taxes included! Boost Mobile’s $50 Monthly Unlimited Plan can save families up to $695/year in comparison to similar prepaid plans. In addition, with no contracts or credit checks, dads and grads will have an easy, reliable and inexpensive way to keep tabs on family and loved ones.

The Clutch i465 is available online at www.BoostMobile.com with NO CONTRACT and at select retail stores, including RadioShack, Wal-Mart, Best Buy and Sprint stores

 

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Walletbe designs and manufactures high quality yet inexpensive wallets for men that are small, thin, slim, zippered, non-zippered, and handcrafted with 100% Italian leather. Each men’s wallet is designed to fit comfortably and conveniently in the front pocket of your shirt, pants or jeans. If carried in your back jeans pocket, the slimness and thinness of the design does not leave the creases of larger bulkier wallets Our wide selection of men’s wallets is fun, smart, functional and fashionable and is priced under $30. Each designer wallet has a sturdy construction for durability, can withstand the rigors of your busy lifestyle and accommodate your needs: thin design, plenty of space for credit cards, easy access identification sleeves and a secure yet convenient cash holder.

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Keurig Coffee Brewer – Every Keurig single-cup brewing system makes a perfect cup of coffee every time. Coffee enthusiasts simply insert the no mess K-Cup® Portion Pack into the brewer and hit the brew button. K-Cups brew a cup one-at-a- time and quickly, in under a minute.The Platinum Brewing System is Keurig’s best single-cup brewing system for your home. This premium model offers discerning coffee drinkers the widest range of five cup size options for brewing.

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Fish for some gift-giving compliments from your fave angler with Bottle Cap Lures ($40/6), lures made from soda and beer bottle caps – that really work. Keeps the caps out of landfills, new materials out of production, and Dad out on the water reeling ‘em in. Give it. 

 

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http://cache.gifts.com/photos/X/Q/2/5/XQ255JTQHAJULTGFFEGY_L.jpgGive the gift of movies the fast and fun way with Fandango Bucks via e-mail. It’s easy! Choose the design, amount and personalize the message. They’ll instantly receive your Fandango Bucks – redeemable for any movie, any time, at any Fandango partner theater!

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Clairsonic Skincare System

New! Free Father’s Day Gift
Purchase any Clarisonic Skin Care System and receive a free gift valued at $50. Includes a Normal Brush Head and full-size Gentle Hydro Cleanser. Offer ends Sunday, June 21.

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10)halo wars

Get your hands dirty in the early stages of the epic battle between UNSC and Covenant. Developed by Ensemble Studios, Halo Wars for Xbox 360 brings all the drama of a real-time strategy game to the popular Halo Universe. Set in the year 2531, before the initial Halo first-person shooter game, this game lets you control the human armies of UNSC in a whole new way.

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Amazon Kindle – A copy of every book you purchased from the Kindle Store is backed up online at Amazon.com in case you ever need to download it again. You can wirelessly re-download books for free any time. This allows you to make room for new titles on your Kindle, knowing that Amazon is storing your personal library of Kindle books. We even back up your last page read and annotations, so you’ll never lose those, either. Think of the Kindle as a bookshelf in your attic–even though you don’t see it, you know your books are there.

12)Remington R-3130 Flex 360 Corded Rotary Shaver

Remington makes great products for women and for men, from hair care products to personal grooming products there is a Remington product for you. Featuring slick designs, great functionality, user friendly options, and affordable prices, Remington offers something for everyone in the family.

 

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Motorola MOTONAV™ TN30 GPSFor those who can’t live without a personal navigation system and their mobile phone when on the go, the advanced MOTONAV TN30 enhances all the great features of a standard GPS with added bonuses. MOTONAV TN30 is an ultra-durable Bluetooth® enabled, portable GPS navigation system that combines the confidence of finding destinations with a speaker for hands-free cell phone connectivity on the road.”

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Number 7 and 8 were taken from Ideal Bite. They have an eco Father’s Day Gift Guide

For the full bite visit www.idealbite.com.

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  1. says

    You put together a fantastic list of Father’s Day Gifts. Each one would be terrific. I had no idea there was a CarMD! OMG-every man in my family would flip over one of them.

    JDS Guy
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