2007 Father’s Day Guide

Follow Me on Pinterest | Posted: 01 Jun, 2007 by Margaret Mason

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  • Giant Finocchiana

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    Four pounds of exquisite artisan salami made with naturally raised pork and wild fennel seed. You’ll practically be able to smell it through your computer screen.

    $50 at Zingerman's | Buy

    (4 lbs.)

    | Posted 29 May, 2007 by Margaret Mason
  • BBQ Sauce of the Month Club

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    Show him you understand how much grilling season means to him. He’ll receive two bottles of small-batch barbecue sauce every month. Sign him up for three, six, or twelve months.

    $60 at Amazing Clubs | Buy

    ((for three months)

    | Posted 29 May, 2007 by Margaret Mason
  • Planet Earth DVD Set

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    You know how he sometimes watches the sunrise channel just so he can revel in his high-definition TV? Wait until he sees this. The breathtaking, 11-part Planet Earth series took over five years to make. It employs new technologies to capture animal behaviors in the most remote environments. From jungles, to deserts, to the deepest ocean – give him the world.

    $80 at The Discovery Channel Store | Buy

    | Posted 29 May, 2007 by Margaret Mason
  • Posey Ring

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    Inscribe it with the baby’s name or birthdate, a nickname, an inside joke, or simply “Dad.” Eighteen character limit, including spaces.

    $20 at Katherine Riechert | Buy

    | Posted 24 May, 2007 by Margaret Mason
  • The Dangerous Book for Boys

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    If he’s gonna teach the kid how to make a go cart, first he’ll need to learn how.

    $15 at Amazon | Buy

    | Posted 24 May, 2007 by Margaret Mason
  • Gorillapod

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    This all-terrain tripod will help him get more pictures of the whole crew – the whole crew hanging upside down from their knees in the rainforest.

    $22 at Joby | Buy

    | Posted 23 May, 2007 by Margaret Mason
  • Grill Popcorn Popper

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    Help Dad in his quest to make his tailgate party supreme. (Thanks, Lindsay!)

    $25 at Home Wet Bar | Buy

    | Posted 23 May, 2007 by Margaret Mason
  • TiVo Series3 HD Digital Media Recorder

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    Lets him record 300 hours of his favorite programs, record two live programs at once, and fast-forward through the commercials. This is a life-changing technology on par with the cell phone. Go in on one with your siblings, or use it to edge them out of the will.

    $606 at Amazon | Buy

    | Posted 23 May, 2007 by Margaret Mason
  • Non-Iron Blue Stripe Pajamas

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    The ultimate Dad Pajamas. They come with a chest pocket for his crossword pen.

    $75 at Brooks Brothers | Buy

    | Posted 22 May, 2007 by Margaret Mason
  • Laphroaig 10 Year Old Cask Strength

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    This cask-strength single malt tastes best when mellowed with a bit of spring water and a round of golf.

    $62 at BevMo | Buy

    | Posted 22 May, 2007 by Margaret Mason
  • Rubberband Plane Kit, Hishou

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    This is a rubberband plane with distinction. It dates from 1911, when it crossed Japan’s Sumida River in a model plane contest. The kit includes balsa wood, Styrofoam, rubber bands and two reverse pitch propellers. Clear off the dining room table and get your dad a cup of coffee. He might be a while.

    $25 at Think Geek | Buy

    | Posted 22 May, 2007 by Margaret Mason
  • Bamboo Mouse

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    You can also buy him a matching bamboo keyboard and monitor, but don’t go blaming me if you end up with a panda infestation.

    $36 at Nigel's Eco Store | Buy

    | Posted 21 May, 2007 by Margaret Mason
  • New York Times Sunday Delivery

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    Spring for eight weeks of Sunday morning comics, crosswords, and politics. Throw in some exceptional coffee and he may never find time to mow the lawn again.

    $32 at New York Times | Buy

    (Approximate price, varies by delivery area.)

    | Posted 21 May, 2007 by Margaret Mason
  • Photo Rubik’s Cube

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    Choose six family photos for this personalized photo cube. Makes peeling off the stickers and reassembling slightly more challenging.

    $30 at Gifts.com | Buy

    (2 1/4")

    | Posted 21 May, 2007 by Margaret Mason
  • Cuisinart GR-4 Griddler

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    The retro-styled Griddler is a contact grill, panini press, large open grill, and a griddle. It has removable non-stick plates, a grease drainage system, and a floating hinge that lets you adjust for thick sandwiches. Grilled cheese for everyone!

    $125 at Amazon | Buy

    | Posted 14 Jun, 2005 by Margaret Mason
  • Shoe Valet Set

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    This kit comes with brown and black liquid polish, two buffing cloths, a shoe horn, a shoe brush, and a storage box with shoe rest.

    $15 at Linens 'n Things | Buy

    | Posted 14 Jun, 2005 by Margaret Mason
  • Duncan Industries Kitchen Grip

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    The Cadillac of oven mitts, these won the American Culinary Institute’s Gold Excellence Award. They’re made of a nonporous material that allows you to safely handle temperatures from -134 to +500 degrees F. They even work when they’re wet! You can put them in the dishwasher or washing machine to clean them, and they come with a one-year warranty.

    $25 at Amazon | Buy

    | Posted 14 Jun, 2005 by Margaret Mason
  • Water Pik Aquafall Shower Head

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    The best shower possible after a long day of yard work. Easy to install, and surprisingly attractive. It’s the perfect gift, except for the part where you have to picture your dad having a “soft and drenching warm rain experience.” That’s kind of disquieting.

    $30 at Linens 'n Things | Buy

    | Posted 14 Jun, 2005 by Margaret Mason
  • Timbuk2 Laptop Tote

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    Tough ballistic nylon laptop bag with rubberized waterproof bottom and corduroy lining. It comes in black, blue, red, and orange, and has side zip pockets for cables, power adapters, and extra junk. Comes in large and extra large.

    $80 at Timbuk2 | Buy

    (Sold Out.)

    | Posted 14 Jun, 2005 by Margaret Mason
  • Monogrammed Brander

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    For the man who takes pride in his grilling, or the one forced to share a communal grill in some inexplicably large group-grilling event.

    $79 at Red Envelope | Buy

    | Posted 14 Jun, 2005 by Margaret Mason
  • Silver Beer Can Ring

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    Made of sterling silver and beer (or soda) cans.

    $30 at Elsewheres | Buy

    | Posted 14 Jun, 2005 by Margaret Mason