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Here are a few items we have put together just for Dear Old Dad!
The Microbrewed Beer of the Month Club – Microbrewed beer is all the rage right now. Give DAD the latest and greatest delivered straight to him each month. DAD will receive twelve, 12 oz. hand-crafted beers from two different lightly distributed U.S. Microbreweries. He’ll get four different beer styles, three of each style. Also included is the Monthly Newsletter with detailed tasting notes, beer profiles, brewery histories, and suggested food pairings.
Available at Monthlyclubs.com. $27.95 a month plus $15.00 S&H
PROJI Projection Clock with In/Outdoor Temperature and Weather – DAD will love this clock that is is both easy to work and easy to read. He will never have to set the time again with this radio-controlled (atomic) alarm clock. The adjustable projection arm offers a 180-degree flip projection image that can project the time and outdoor temperature on a wall, ceiling, or any angle that suits him.
Available at Oregonscientific.com and Amazon.com. MSRP $49.99
Bespoke Post – Each month, they release at least one new Box of Awesome. It’s a limited-edition collection of products packaged together – in a box. Each box is built around a specific story or theme – the goal is to introduce men to something new.
I received the Weekender box. We would have loved it even more if we received a bag in any other color but this natural canvas color, this color just does not work. The bag itself is heavier than it looks. It features an inner pocket and heavy-duty reinforced frame, the handles and buckles are quality leather, and a rugged canvas shoulder strap clips onto reinforced D-rings. Also included were a pack of custom-designed Miller Lite playing cards, and a sample of Brode, a water hydration vitamin and Goodwipes, a deodorizing wipe.
Available at BespokePost.com. For club members, each Box of Awesome is $45 – no matter the contents. For those who are not club members, each box is $55.
Carbon Fiber Sunglasses – DAD will be looking good in these shades made with real carbon fiber! These are a lightweight but strong carbon fiber that is combined with a custom polarized lens. Over 30 color combos to choose from.
My son, who is sixteen, discovered these carbon fiber glasses and just had to have them. He loves the way they both look and fit.
Available at BoostedShades.com. MSRP $85.99
Filter Snap – DAD will never forget to change the filters again! When you sign up, you will receive a brand new filter delivered to your door every 30, 60, or 90 days. There are three levels of filters to choose from: the basic, a MERV 8 rating, standard, a MERV 11 and ultimate, a MERV 13. DAD will love the gift of convenience!
I received the ultimate filter, the frame was more sturdy than what we are currently using. The MERV rating on it is 13 which protects from pollen, dirt/dust, pet dander and virus carriers, smoke, and smog plus lead dust, oil smoke, and micro allergens. This is great since we have allergy sufferers.
Available at FilterSnap.com. Prices start at $12 for the Basic Filter, $15 for the Standard, and $20 for the Ultimate Filter plus there is always free shipping!
StrengthCrate – If your DAD loves to work out, then this monthly subscription service is for him! Some of the products you could expect to see include equipment, clothing, supplements, training aids, and products that support the fitness lifestyle. What’s great about this service is that they allow you to customize your own StrengthCrate Subscription to fit your needs.
Our monthly crate included a Harbinger weight lifting belt, 2 rubber bands, 2 tee shirts from Ideal fitness, a Scoop Mate, and a Mestrength drink mix.
There are three different crates: The Warm-Up ($39.95), The Game Day ($59.95) and the G.O.A.T. (79.95) plus you do need to pay $6 in S/H. Each box offers more and more great workout gear and products!
Available at StrengthCrate.com. NO LONGER IN BUSINESS
Filson Leather Belt – If DAD wears pants, you can’t go wrong with a new belt! The saddle-grade bridle leather makes for a strong belt. With seven holes for a custom fit, they’re giving you room to plan ahead. Sourced from North American hides and tanned in the USA, this durable leather is strong enough to retain its integrity even when repeatedly twisted or bent.
The Jock’s Box – For the DAD that loves all sports! The Jock’s Box delivers 4 – 8 unique sports merchandise, collectibles, and gear every month all with a new theme. The boxes are curated around a unique theme each month. The theme determines the kind of items that are in the box, not a specific team or player. Give DAD a monthly sports surprise where he’ll never have the same experience twice!
I received the May Finals Bound Box. This box included Gummy Basketballs, 2 packs of 2015-2016 NBA Trading Cards, LeBron Mesh Hoodie Mask, Limited Ed. Steph Curry Doll, Spurs Mini Basketball, and a Toronto Raptors T-shirt. My basketball fanatic was lovin’ this box!
June 2017: This Company is no longer in business. Available at
TheJocksBox.com. A monthly subscription is $49.95 plus shipping
Tech 3+ Special Edition Darth Vader Pen -Behold The Forces… This multifunction pen is more powerful than you can possibly imagine converting from a black pen, red pen, pencil, eraser, and digital stylus. DAD will love this pen which comes in a luxury gift box with a Star Wars themed sleeve and keepsake booklet.
When my son saw this pen, he tried to commandeer it for himself but the powers that be would not allow that! The chrome against the black satin finish is fit for a Sith Lord!
Edifier P293 Headphones – Designed for runners or DADs who need their music on the go. The ergonomic canal plug fits at a natural angle and comes with three different-sized earbuds for a more comfortable fit. The noise-isolating earphones have an inline mic, and anti-tangling durable wire and come in white, black, or green.
I received the P293 headphones and gave them to my son since he literally just broke the day before racing these. He loves them! He said that they stay in his ear especially when he is out shooting hoops and the sound quality is great.
SAXX – HE will never return once he slips into a pair of SAXX Underwear! Move freely in these, without restriction; it’s apparel that feels like it’s barely there. The BallPark™ Pouch, Three-D Fit™, and Flat Out Seams™ combine to give the room needed while preventing unwanted friction. Each pair also features a moisture-wicking waistband that keeps you dry when the temperature rises.
We received two styles: the Ultra (on top) and the Vibe (on bottom). The Ultra features a viscose fabric from natural fibers derived from plant cellulose, creating a moisture-wicking and breathable soft blend. The Vibe uses prints, patterns, and stripes to keep up with the latest trends and season colors. The Vibe has a much softer and smoother feel. My husband wants more!
Sock Fancy – It’s about time DAD was a little FANCY! Sock fancy socks are designed in-house in Atlanta by their creative design team. They obsess over the design and details of each sock to ensure that you are getting the best sock around. The socks are constructed on a 200 needle count machine from quality combed cotton to guarantee the comfort and quality of every single pair.
We received the Father’s Day box with 6 pairs of FANCY socks! Even my kids like wearing these fun socks!
WHOOSH! Duo+ – If you are reading this then you need this, and so does DAD! The natural proprietary polymer formula literally repels smudges and fingerprints on all your techie screens! Your phone is 10x dirtier than a public toilet seat – clean it! You” be glad to know that it is also non-hazardous, non-toxic, and environmentally friendly.
We received the Duo+ set that includes 1 Desk (3.4 FL OZ / 100ml) bottle of Screen Shine, 1 Pocket (0.3 FL OZ / 8ml) bottle of Screen Shine, and 2 6″ x 6″ W! antimicrobial, microfiber clean cloths (protected by Cliniweave® Antimicrobial Technology). We love this stuff, it doesn’t leave a residue, it is easy to use and it resists fingerprints!
SYNC: Stuff You Need Cheap – Sign DAD up to receive new styles of BRIEFS and SOCKS that SYNC designs every month delivered straight to his door! He’ll receive 3 pairs of briefs or socks in a box and he’ll have the option of alternating deliveries of briefs and socks every month.
We received the 3 socks box. My son took these right away! They are well made and super soft, which is always a plus. SYNC solicits feedback from lots of college-age guys to produce the freshest styles so DAD will be looking hip!
Available at StuffYouNeedCheap.com. MSRP $18 per month plus $2.00 shipping. 2 shipping options are available: every other month or every month.
Gold Toe Basic Support Firm Compression Dress Socks – Does DAD do a lot of air travel? These socks offer a firm compression (20 to 30 mmHg) for support for feel-good feet and legs! They offer great support for people on their feet; travelers and they are recommended for varicose veins and those with circulation problems.
Dollar Shave Club – Give DAD the gift of a close shave without the hassle! Select one of three different types of blades, and then they send them right to your door every month. The first-month set also comes with a free handle.
Choose from 3 blade types: The Twin Blade is $1 per month + $2 S/H, the 4X Blade is $6 per month with free shipping and the Executive Blade offers 6 blades is $9 per month also with free shipping.
We received the Executive Blade which comes with 4 cartridges each month. My husband has been using them for a few weeks now and has no complaints! He said that they work just as well as the “higher price” models from the store. This will be quite a savings over the course of a year!
Available at DollarShaveClub.com.
Survival Hacks: Over 200 Ways to Use Everyday Items for Wilderness Survival by Creek Stewart – Survival expert Creek Stewart shares his cache of practical, easy-to-follow tricks to help DAD transform everyday items into valuable gear that can save a life.
This rough-and-rugged guide covers everything from small-scale hacks, like using sticks and rope to make a table, to the big stuff, like creating a one-person emergency shelter from a trash bag or purifying dirty water using a plastic bottle and the sun. And you can be ready anywhere you go with everyday carry kits, pocket-sized survival kits, so you’re never without the essential tools you need to make it on your own.
Available on Amazon.com. MSRP $16.99
HOMiDO Virtual Reality Headset for iOS & Android Smartphones – Bring DAD into the world of 3D with this virtual reality headset!
HOMiDO is the world’s most versatile virtual reality headset that works with any 4-6″ iPhone/android/windows smartphone to offer truly immersive 360° games, videos (watch 3d movies with big-screen theater experience), photos, and unique virtual reality experiences. It is compatible with over 300+ google cardboard iOS/android apps on the Apple app store and Google play store. There is also a free humidor VR player iOS/android app to view normal 2D, 3D, or 360° videos. The custom-designed VR lenses offer industry-leading 100° field of view (FOV) and optical clarity to give you the best picture and immersive experience. It is wireless and battery-free to give you ultimate freedom of movement.
Available at Mobilefun.co.uk. MSRP $68.99 (Shipping is only $2.99)
Trendy Butler – Trendy Butler is an exclusive and diverse men’s apparel subscription service that will give DAD $150+ worth of men’s clothes for only $65 per month. Trendy Butler caters to each user’s style preferences, sizes, and overall personality. By going through the partnered apparel network and based on the criteria of what is entered into the style profile, coupled with his geo-location and feedback data, stylists are able to select clothes that are sure to please! Read my Trendy Butler Review.
Available at TrendyButler.com. MSRP $65 Includes Free Shipping plus use Code “styleu10″ to receive $10 off!