A Waterpik, an insulated travel mug, a smart notebook, a countertop compost bin, a set of resistance bands, and 19 other practical gifts your hard-to-shop-for dad will truly appreciate.
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A double-insulated travel mug for keeping his cold drinks cold and hot drinks hot for hours. Seriously, hours.
A set of seat-gap fillers that’ll protect his belongings from the dreaded black hole between the seat and center console.
A heated shiatsu-massage pillow to prove that at least one of his children isn’t a pain in the neck.
A Ninja blender, because even if your dad’s not so smooth, his fruits and veggies can be.
A Squatty Potty, a little stool that makes other stool-related things easier. Look, it makes you poop faster. And honestly, what’s more practical than that?
Kabob baskets that’ll keep his onions off the coals and his grill skills second to none.
A compact power bank — which will charge an iPhone 6 3.8 times and a Samsung phone 2.2 times — to keep his phone from dying and the dad-texts flowing.
A set of resistance bands for swole dads who won’t let the restrictions of time or space stand in the way of a workout.
A Lodge cast-iron skillet he’ll be able to whip up breakfast in for years to come.
A set of ergonomic bowls designed for couch eating, to optimize his relaxation (and prevent spills).
A smart notebook so he can upload all his thoughts, lists, and doodles to his computer (and then email them to all his kids, obviously).
A set of packing cubes to whip his luggage into shape and cut down on travel stress.
A windproof, Teflon-coated umbrella that will have your dad’s back (also his head and shoulders).
Some highly effective charcoal shoe-deodorizing bags, for dads who are ready to take one small step toward better-smelling feet.
A bedside caddy to hold a book, phone, laptop, remote control, glasses, water bottle, and whatever else your dad needs close at hand at night (midnight snacks, perhaps?).
A bag of scarily strong coffee to give your caffeine-fiend dad what he needs to tackle the day.
A countertop compost bin that’s a gift for your dad, his garden, and the whole dang environment.
An overhaul of his wardrobe basics — one pair of socks, one pair of underwear, one T-shirt, and one pair of joggers — to raise his style game and his comfort level.
Beard balm that will keep his facial coif looking, feeling, and smelling amazing.
A moisture-wicking sun hat that, in addition to being great protection from UV rays, is truly Peak Dad.
A five-in-one tool pen — featuring a screwdriver, a touch stylus for smart devices, a bubble level, and a ruler (in addition to an actual pen) — for your paternal James Bond.
Michael Pollan’s How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence, because a good book is practical whether or not your dad is planning on getting into psychedelics himself.
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