1. Smartbox™: These all inclusive packages let you give Dad an experience he’ll never forget. Simply go to www.smartbox.com, choose and purchase a gift package (themes include culinary, getaway, and discovery), and the Smartbox service will assemble a guidebook of up to 125 experiences for your dad to choose from. The recipient may then book directly with the establishment he selects, and a voucher enclosed in the Smartbox serves as his ticket to adventure.
2. Stainless Steel Wallet: Protect your dad while keeping him stylish with a stainless steel wallet, designed to combat credit card and identity theft. Stewart/Stand’s stainless steel wallets come in various shapes and styles that will appeal to Dad just as much as functionality. An added bonus- Stewart/Stand’s eco-friendly wallets are made from recycled stainless steel!
3. Wireless Grilling Thermometer: With this gift, Dad can remain master of the grill even from a distance. This convenient gift allows your dad the freedom of movement with the bonus of perfectly cooked meat. Brookstone’s Grill Alert Talking Remote Meat Thermometer sends temperature readings from a grill thermometer to a receiver carried by the griller up to 300 feet away. All dad has to do is insert the stainless steel probes into the meat, select the type of meat and how it should be cooked. A voice prompt will alert when the meat is “Almost Ready” and “Ready.”
4. Dadisms Coffee Mugs: Most dads have received a coffee mug or two for Father’s Day, but make your dad laugh this year by giving him a mug emblazoned with a classic dad quote. Cafepress.com carries coffee mugs printed with such dad-centric sayings as “You think money grows on trees?” and “Don’t make me stop this car!” Both funny and personal, any dad is sure to love this gift.
5. iPhone Photo Printer: For the tech-savvy dad, this photo printer is the first to produce quality pictures straight from a docked iPhone or iPod touch. This printer requires no computer, software, or ink cartridges, and is operated from a free downloadable iPhone app. The iPad and iPad 2 are compatible with this printer, and Android phones can connect via a mini-USB cable. With this gift, Dad can hold onto all his favorite on-the-go photos. Available at Hammacher Schlemmer.
6. The Deluxe Baby Keepsakes Set: This sweet gift will always let Dad remember the first years of fatherhood. The kit, available in several color palettes, captures a baby’s first year with a 4x6 photo and footprints or handprints. Just press your baby’s hand or foot into the included non-toxic clay and put the prints into the enclosed frame with your child’s photograph. Dad is sure to get sentimental over this gift. Available at Kaboodle.com.
7. Brooks Brothers for Ray-Ban Sunglasses: Keep your dad looking good in the new line of sunglasses made by Brooks Brothers and Ray-Ban. The glasses, which come in the classic wayfarer shape, add a preppy twist to the timelessly cool frames with patterned inner arms. Available on BrooksBrothers.com.
8. Outdoor Foosball Table: Much to Mom’s pleasure, Dad can take his games outside with a sturdy outdoor foosball table from Front Gate (www.frontgate.com). Indulge your father’s young and competitive spirit with this gift.
9. Flip Camera: Let Dad capture special moments forever with a small and easy Flip video camera. The cameras come in three different models, the UltraHD, the MinoHD, and the Slide HD, and the outside cover can be customized for a personal touch. Visit www.theflip.com to see which Flip video camera is perfect for your dad.
10. NFL/MLB Glassware: For the sports aficionado, these glasses made by Pottery Barn are the perfect Father’s Day gift. Dads can declare their loyalty to their favorite football or baseball team on this customizable glassware which can be ordered to bear the logo of any NFL or MLB team along with a free monogram.
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