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There are so many new gadgets out this year that Dads and Grandpas would love. They cover the gamut from low tech to high tech, while all being user-intuitive. In looking for the best gift ideas out there for older dads and grandpas, I searched for gadgets that are not the usual boring ideas. My picks are for some of the most effective and best rated gadgets on the market. Perfect for Father's Day and just in time to use this summer!
Usually for me hot dogs have to be grilled outside on a hot day and have been cooked in a manner that creates a lot of extra crispy bits. For anyone who feels similarly about hot dogs, the Spiral Hot Dog Cutter by Wynder may be for you. This would make a great addition to Dad’s barbeque gadgets, perhaps even as a Father’s Day gift.
(Editor: This article was originally published for Father's Day 2006)
Father's Day is the worst. Every year, it's the same lame presents. Come on, you know what I am talking about! If I never see another tie, cologne, BBQ set, belt, wallet socks, underwear, shirt, sweater or lame ass book, I will die happy. Listen up, guys and let me know if you agree with me. I think I have come up with some really novel gift ideas for dear old dad (other than the obvious stuff he really wants but I can't afford like a Porsche, the model girfriend or the giant flat screen tv). Here's my picks for what to get the old man, depending on what type of Dad you have (together with some choice ad content from their vendors)...
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I'm always on the hunt for animal lover gifts, so naturally I was wooed by these animal clocks made by Mark Feldstein Products. Each clock represents an array of 12 breeds of dogs, cats, or birds and every time the big hand hits 12, you get the bark, meow, or song of the breed of the hour. These clocks are sure to surprise and please kids and adults alike.
What happens when you take a standard home video camera and enable it to a customized video and alarm management platform built from the ground up?. You get an easy-to-install, souped-up home surveillance system offering a boatload of features that'll help you keep an eye on people, things, and pets. Check it out and see for yourself.
Is anyone else amazed by the toys that are out there? Sometimes I look at the toys and ask myself, is this really for kids?
When I had my first child, I saw the mini motorized cars for kids. I immediately wanted one. To tell the truth, sometimes my children end up with certain toys because I want it so badly (yes, my sons have a mini motorized fire truck). Is this wrong? I don’t think so. What’s the point of having kids if you can’t relive your childhood a little bit (just more responsibly).
Well, here are some toys that I know daddies all over the world would love to play with. More...
Father's Day. When you get to my father's age, it becomes quite difficult to find something original as a gift. Ties, while quite nice, are well-overplayed and no longer an option. Take him out to lunch? Sure... but again, not the most original of ideas. Movies are a good idea... but unless it's a drafthouse, it's really not that special.
So what to get for Dad on this Father's Day? Well, here are 8 ideas...
A danish, a yogurt, lunch... to go. They all come with plastic knives, spoons, and forks. We accept them, but always with that little nudge in our minds and that pang of guilt. I've actually been saving the plastic throw-aways, washing them, and re-using them. No more guilt for me though - I just received a set of RePEaT To-Go Ware Utensils as a thank you gift, and I'm never going to set my teeth on another throw-away-and-destroy-the-earth plastic utensil again.
Tasks that require the application of tools to groom or beautify are difficult to manuever for those with poor vision. Among boomers and seniors, 80 percent are affected by significant vision loss due to presbyopia or macular degeneration. Prescription lenses or reading glasses help with reading, if you read at a precise distance, but what about other activities like grooming or applying makeup? Here are six tools I think you'll find very helpful....