31 Gifts For The Dad Who Has Basically Everything

31 Gifts For The Dad Who Has Basically Everything

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A bottle of Mike’s Hot Honey he’ll be able to eat with pizza, chicken, ribs, biscuits, salads, fruits, cheeses and MORE. The way to a dad’s heart is through his love of unique condiments.


Promising review: “I’m in love with this! My entire family (with the exception of my husband, who doesn’t like spice) reaches for this bottle of Mike’s many times a week. We’ve tried it on biscuits, cornbread, fried chicken, bacon (AMAZING), and more. Mike’s offers just the right kick of heat to balance the delicious sweetness of the honey. I plan on keeping this in my pantry.” —MichiganTraveler

Get it from Amazon for $8.06.

Check out a BuzzFeeder’s review of Mike’s Hot Honey for more.


A pair of bread slippers to give his idea of “loafers” a whole new meaning.


Promising review: “”These must be the most hilarious Christmas stocking present I have bought. They are even warm and comfortable. We live in France!”—Customer

Get them from Firebox for $26.99 (available in two colors).


A fill in the blank book, What I Love About Dad, so you can customize love notes that’ll stay in his heart forever. Take time to share how much he means to you!


The book contains 112 pages of fill-in-the-blank prompts to inspire loving letters!

Promising review: “This is an awesome gift for a Dad. My daughter gave this to me. It is something I will keep forever and I can take of my shelf and re-read again and again. You fill in the blanks and write your own story for Dad.”—Sean

Get it from Amazon for $14 (available in designs).


A New York Times customized front page puzzle so the news could actually be enjoyable for once. You can pick from front pages dating all the way back to 1851!

Uncommon Goods

Promising review: “I have purchased this item many times! It is such an original gift. It is customized for the person receiving it.”—Customer

Get it from Uncommon Goods for $49.


An AeroGarden for his countertop, because some dads do NOT have a green thumb but still love to cook with fresh herbs. A greenhouse for their kitchen, the future is now and look how yummy it is!

Tasty Aerogarden

It features LED grow lights, plus a system that reminds them when it’s time to feed and water the plants! They can choose from four different seed kits.

Get it from BuzzFeed’s Tasty line by AeroGarden for $49.95 (originally $99.99).


A beard care kit to help him soften, shape, and smooth his facial hair with a combo of: peppermint beard wash and conditioner, beard balm, beard oil, and a beard brush.

The Art of Shaving

Get it from The Art of Shaving for $120.


A pair of moisture wicking and anti-odor socks because we love dad and he loves his feet to smell fresh.

Hill City

Promising review: “Great length and fit. Not too thick where heat gets trapped or your foot feels tight with shoes, but enough cushion in places that need it (heel, forefoot).”—HillCityCustomer

Get it from Hill City for $14 (available in one-size and eight colors).


A subscription box to The Rad Dad Box for any new fathers out there who would love a monthly gift they can share with their young ones.


The Rad Dad Box comes with three to four gifts per month and the Deluxe Box comes with five to eight items. Gifts include anything from children’s books about fathers, toys for him to play with the little one, and some other treats just for dad like candies to keep him awake and shaving cream!

Promising review: “I ordered the Rad Dad Essentials box for my husband and toddler as a special gift for them before baby #2 arrived. My husband enjoyed it, and my toddler LOVED getting a special gift for ‘me and Dada’ in the mail. The packaging is simply adorable and the gifts inside were high quality, fun, and practical! This is a wonderful gift idea for expecting dads, new dads, and even dads of toddlers!” —Ashleigh

Get it from Cratejoy for $22 per box (also available in Deluxe for $38).


An Instant Pot if he’s the kind of Dad that likes to pressure cook, slow cook, sauté, or steam his food but also likes to keep the effort involved to a minimum.


It’s a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté pan, yogurt maker, and food warmer all rolled into one nifty appliance. Check out a BuzzFeeder’s review of the Instant Pot for all the deets!

Promising review: “Perfect addition to the Instant Pot family. This little pot does the same incredible job as it’s bigger brother and sisters. Great for making the side dishes or smaller main dishes. If you haven’t gotten on board the Instant Pot train, do not hesitate! This mini pot even makes yogurt. The benefits to pressure cooking are numerous, using the Instant Pot makes it incredibly easy. Can you tell I’m completely smitten with this little appliance?!”—Praries

Get it from Amazon for $59.92 (available in three sizes).


A vintage-inspired 8-in-1 entertainment center so he can listen to his best records, AM/FM radio, stream music from his phone (via Bluetooth), or cassette directly to USB, plus play CDs and cassettes! I mean, what else could he want!?

Amazon, amazon.com

Promising review: “This record player really breaks all boundaries. I used to have a super old, plastic covered turntable that I bought for five dollars at a consignment shop. I decided that it’s time that I splurged on a really nice player that was multifunctional. I spent weeks looking at different models and reading reviews. Everything kept coming back to Victrola’s Nostalgic Aviator. The 8 in 1 is an amazing touch, as I have a lot of mix CD’s and collectible cassettes that I scarcely get to use because I had to use so many different things to play them with. I just couldn’t keep up with them all. I can play my records, CD’s, cassettes and use Bluetooth​ on my phone if I want to listen to Spotify. The speakers are great and so clear, and when playing records you get a nice old-timey sound between songs. I just love it. The white wood is also such a retro touch and it really looks so good anywhere I put it in my house. Thank you for this product! I would recommend it to anyone who wants a reliable player to play their records without any worry that it will scratch them.” —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $114.99 (available in five colors).


A KitchenAid Stand Mixer he’ll hand down to his children (you), because it’s just that well-built. It’s a gift for him, but eventually it’ll be a gift for you, too!


Promising review: “To be fair, I have only used the KitchenAid I bought a couple of times. However, my mother has had the same model for about 16 years. I was shocked to learn that it was already 16 years old. Her machine is just as powerful as ever, which says something about the integrity of the product.” —KateG

Get it from Amazon for $279 (available in tons of colors).

Need further convincing? Read our story on why you need one.


FYI: “For every belt sold, Good Threads is able to feed a child at the Joan Rose Foundation for two weeks. The non-profit organization Joan Rose Foundation is located in Jacmel, Haiti. The JRF provides over 75 children with food, clothing, medical care and education to promote emotional and physical growth and development.” —David Palmer (Owner)

Get the belt from Good Threads LLC on Etsy for $125 and the custom keychain for $42.50.


A Waterpik water flosser, because what’s better than the gift of fewer dental bills?


Features: 10 pressure settings, seven Waterpik water flossing tips, and 90 seconds of water capacity.

Promising review: “We love it. I purchased two of them for my daughter and husband and they love it. They both have braces and have a hard time flossing so their orthodontist recommended a water pick to help. This product worked amazing for them, and it’s so easy to use. Since using this, their orthodontist gave both of them great reviews; and on their last cleaning and check up, the dentist told them they see a huge improvement. She told them to keep using it because it’s working amazing for them. I highly recommend it to anyone with braces.” —Charles

Get it from Amazon for $59.99 (available in nine colors).


An attachable aerator that’ll infuse oxygen, releasing his wine’s ~best aromas~ and emboldening the taste right out of the bottle.


Promising review: “These wine aerators are FABULOUS! I do wine demos for different wineries and I don’t always have time to let a bottle of wine breathe properly before a demo starts. These greatly enhance the flavor and it makes all the difference in the world. My sales numbers increased greatly. And you can’t beat the price!” —AshBash

Get it from Amazon for $15.99 .


A 10-piece ceramic cooking set so Dad can cook those family meals more effortlessly and in style.


Includes a 9.5″ frying pan, saucepan with lid, 11″ grilling pan, 3 Qt. saucepan with lid, 4 Qt. jumbo cooker with lid and helper handle, 6 Qt. Dutch oven with lid and a recipe booklet to help him actually make use of all these cool new pans!

Promising review: “These pots are amazing. I was going to spend $500-$800 on a name brand set, and decided to try these out first. So glad I did! They were so great!” —Customer

Get this set from BuzzFeed’s Goodful collection, exclusively at Macy’s for $104.99 (originally $214.99)


A whisky ice wedge mold for a dad that appreciates a ~cool~ drink. Trust me, this work of art will melt his heart.

Amazon, amazon.com

Promising review: “We absolutely LOVE these whiskey wedge glasses. They are simple to use, durable, and such a hit at dinner parties and cocktail hour. The wedge stays solid for a very long time and melts at the appropriate pace so as to not water down your drink. The bourbon drinkers around here are very pleased with the water melt ratio in this glass and we have since ordered three more to add to our first purchase! Highly recommend!!” —Haley

Get it from Amazon for $17.95


A mini violin so your dad can actually play the world’s tiniest one the next time he’s poking fun at your dramatic complaints.


Promising review: “Hilarious gift for my dad, who keeps it in his pocket to ‘play’ when we whine about things. It’s on display when not in use. The look is great! Comes with bow and little case. Well made.” —Axel

Get it from Amazon for $10.99.


A stainless steel French press with four levels of filtration for the dad who won’t even talk to you before he’s had his morning cup o’ joe.


Promising review:For coffee aficionados, you really can’t go wrong with this. As someone who enjoys a good cold brew but finds it difficult to find a place that serves it exactly as I like it, I found that this french press absolutely meets my needs and then some. With a smooth, minimalist design, its simplicity doesn’t really illustrate how good a cup of joe this thing makes. A common complaint that I’ve seen is that there’s that ‘grit’ that comes with it not removing every bit of ground coffee from it. Not so with this one. The filtration system they have keeps the grounds out when you press down.” —Amazoncustomer

Get it from Amazon for $20.35.


A scratch-off bucket list of 100 books. Many dads will enjoy scratching off the ones they’ve read and especially the one’s they’ve said they’ve read.


Promising review: “This is a great gift! I got this for my mom who is a book worm. She has told all of her friends about it and already asked around to borrow the books she hasn’t read, that way she can scratch them off! A fun way to encourage the classics.” —Alexander D Campbell

Get it from Amazon for $14.99.


Promising review: “I purchased this as a small gift to send to my boyfriend and it is perfect! He is a huge movie buff and has already scratched off some of his favorite classics, and now we are working through what’s left on the list. I love the little images behind the “scratch off” because they definitely go with the movie theme, but you never know what they’re going to be!”—Anna

Get it from Amazon for $13.50 (available in three varieties).


A pair of Under Armour UA HOVR Phantom running shoes so he can kick start his 2019 resolutions early.


Promising review: “Best shoes for running and training ever! I have four different pairs of HOVR. I don’t wear anything but these shoes now. Comfort, Performance and Style is what these are.”—UnderArmourCustomer

Get it from Under Armour for $140 (available in sizes 7–15 and 12 colors).


A customizable fishing themed name mount
so you can ~catch~ dad by surprise with his very own name plated in some really cool fish-themed photos.

Bass Pro Shops

BTW: It takes 1-2 weeks for delivery, and the personalization you choose can include a name/word with a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 11 characters.

Get it from Bass Pro Shops for $34.99


A digital photo frame so he can upload precious memories that will play on a loop. Now dads everywhere can stop asking us to print out every family photo ever and start asking us how USB drives work.


A sensor turns the frame on when you enter the room and off when you leave the room! It also works as a clock and calendar as well as a stereo speaker!

Promising review: “I wanted superb picture quality, and I needed a frame that would recognize portrait orientation and adjust accordingly. My old frame cut off the tops on all portrait pictures (a plus if I was in the shot). Well, this frame has better picture quality than I could have imagined, was a breeze to set up, and does adjust portrait pictures to display the entire image. It sits on my desk at work, and I am blown away by things I’ve never seen in some of these pictures. I usually only write reviews on products I hate, which tells you how much I love this frame.” —Arthur

Get it from Amazon for $89.99 (available in four sizes).


A set of three personalized car air-fresheners, because your dad’s car should smell good and he has a great scents of humor.


*Place your order before the 15th of December if you’d like your order to arrive in time for Christmas.*

Promising review: “”They came out so perfectly! The smell is strong enough and lasts long and the colors are vibrant! Totally worth it! Buying again soon!”—Customer

Get a set of three from Firebox for $19.99 (available in 13 sets).


A set of four glass photo coasters so Pop can have his favorite family photos right in front of him for his morning coffee. Plus you could print a bunch of extra pics — that way he can switch them out every so often.


Promising review: “Very nice, filled with precious photos for a dear friend, and she loved it so much, she cried. Makes a wonderful heirloom gift of unforgettable pictures. An inexpensive, priceless gift.”—DW

Get them from Amazon for $10.96.


A stone drink dispenser so when your dad asks for a “scotch on the rocks” you can LITERALLY give him scotch on the rocks.

Uncommon Goods

Promising review: “I saw this product at a friends house and loved it. I ordered myself one and absolutely love it. I would recommend it for a gift to self or a gift for someone special. Very heavy and durable.” —Melinda

Get it from Uncommon Goods for $150.


A box of retro candy for the dad with a sweet tooth stuck in the ’50s. Any dad will appreciate a trip down yummy memory lane.


Promising review: “Sent it to my husband. He was very happy to get. Candy of his childhood. It brought him back great memories” —Maria

Get it from Amazon for $27.90.


A hand crafted tissue box cover designed to look like a stack of books so it will fit right in with your dad’s old fashioned office vibes.


Promising review: “I purchased this for my bookworm father as a Father’s Day gift. He’s usually very hard to buy for, but he loves this. My mother came across this tissue box in the evening, and it’s realistic-looking enough that she tried to pick the books up to look at them. She was confused as to why they were all stuck together before she realized that it was a decorative box. It’s sturdy and painted beautifully.” —EOLS

Get it from Amazon for $16.99.


A waterproof shower speaker so he can sing his favorite songs and become the rockstar he says he was born to be.


Promising review: “This is the best affordable shower speaker that I’ve used. I’ve owned many Bluetooth shower speakers in the last 5-10 years and so far this has been the best one. The sound quality is better than most. It is not nearly as tinny as others and has a little bit of base. The battery life so far has been great. Ive been using it for showers for two weeks so far and the battery is only around 50%.”—Matthew

Get it from Amazon for $22.99 (available in four colors).


A wine bottle vacuum sealer for the dad who likes to enjoy a glass of wine with dinner but doesn’t want to waste the rest.


Promising review: “My dad often drinks just one glass of wine with dinner and he always has wine bottles full of ‘vinegar’ that he has to throw out. I bought him this as a gift, and he loves it. I would recommend this product to someone who likes to enjoy a bottle of wine over a longer-than-average period of time.” —Thomas

Get it from Amazon for $11.89 (available in eight colors).

Learn more about how it works in If You Like Wine, Boy Do You Need This Vacuum-Sealing Bottle Stopper.


Promising review: “Droll, whimsical, occasionally laugh-out-loud funny: a daily dose of cartoons culled from The New Yorker is as essential to me as morning coffee. My wife knows that this is a keenly anticipated find in my Christmas stocking. I sneak an advance peak in case she judges that I haven’t been good that year.”—C.CBlack

Get it from Amazon for $13.10.

*heart breaks all over again*

Disney / Via Giphy

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