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The Ultimate Father’s Day Gift Guide – Gift Ideas For Him

There is no one harder to shop for than a man. My husband NEVER tells me what he wants when Birthdays or Christmas come around, let alone Father’s Day. So I guess (or buy him things that I secretively want for myself 😜) Here is our round up of Father’s Day gifts.

Father's Day Tech Gift Ideas
  1. Leather AirPod Case – If you have more than one set of Airpods in the house you are going to want a case or sharpie your initials on them.
  2. Wireless Charging Station – For the tech dad with all the gadgets this sleek charging stations eliminates the messy cords.
  3. Wireless Speaker – This speaker has enough sound to still hear while cruising across the lake
  4. Apple AirPods – After one week of working from home with Mr. Speaker Phone, I bought the hubs these. Our home life has never been so quite
  5. Apple Watch – My Husband was not sold on this one but having the notifications on your wrist is a game changer for me. Plus we can compete to see who can close all our move rings.
  6. Wifi Extender – Amazons top selling wifi booster covers up to 800 square feet
  7. AirPods Pro – These upgrade AirPods have a softer fit in your ear and can charge wirelessly
  8. Roku – We’ve tried a few different streaming sticks and Roku has been our favorite. Plus we were able to ditch the monthly cable box rental with this saving us about $120 each year
  9. Watch bands – If Dad works in an office you may want to upgrade the Apple Watch band to this sleek stainless steel one.
  10. AirPods Pro Case – a drop proof case for Dad’s AirPods Pro
  11. Smart Light Bulbs – Now Dad doesn’t need to leave the couch in order to turn the lights off behind you. These work with Alexa, Google and Siri
Father's Day Backyard Gift Ideas
  1. Grilling tools – I love this set of tools it is made of extra thick solid stainless steel plus extra large loops for hanging
  2. Traeger Grill – I know absolutely nothing about grilling or grills but I have heard so many people praise Traeger Grills.
  3. Mosquito Trap – If you spend time outside during Mosquito season this a MUST. We have on at the Lake House and it get so many bugs
  4. Rtic Cooler – All the bells and whistles of a Yeti but half the price
  5. Tree & Shrub Care Set – Yard care set includes lopper, hedge shears and pruner
  6. Dual Meat Thermometer – Never second guess if your grilled chicken is done again this digital meat thermometer works with ovens, BBQ Grill, or Food Smoker
  7. Yeti Can Holder -Keeps Dads drink cool all summer long- fits standard 12 oz. cans and longnecks
  8. Cedar Grill Scraper – Did you know that pieces of the standard metal grill brushes can end up in your food? I didn’t either until my sister in law got my husband one of these
  9. Hammock -For when Dad wants to take a break, this hammock can be installed between two trees, fence posts or on a stand.
  10. Sriracha Keychain – This 1.7oz bottle to make sure Dad’s favorite sauce is always by his side (Sauce Not Included)
Father's Day Gift Ideas for Any Dad
  1. Trimmer – One blade trims, edges, and shaves any length of hair
  2. Dad Bod Shirt – For the Dad’s with the best sense of humor, but maybe not the best physique
  3. Aluminum Wallet – This slim fit wallet holds Dad’s cards and cash plus blocks thieves from scanning your card information.
  4. You’re Too Close Hat – This hat is pretty fitting, considering the whole global pandemic thing and all
  5. Silicon Ring –  Keep your mans digits safe while workout, doing manual labor or any other physical activities with these silicon rings.
  6. Percussion Massager – This is one of those look what I bought “you” 😉 for Father’s Day gifts
  7. Personalized Collar Stays – Keep Dad looking dapper in his work shirts with these simple but personalized collar stays
  8. Sunglasses – If Dad loses, breaks or misplaces sunglasses – these polarized sunglasses are for him
  9. Flip Flops – Reef flip flops are a favorite in our house, they hold up so well and have great arch support
  10. Travel Coffee Mug – Get Dad on the whole VSCO trend with this Hydro Flask 12 oz Travel Coffee Mug
  11. Dad Jokes Book – Update Dad’s bad jokes with some fresh ones

Good luck shopping for the dad in your life!

Love, Cathy
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Gift Ideas for Boys – The Ultimate Tween Boy Gift Guide

Tween boys, possibly harder to shop for than teenage girls. We searched the internet and went through list of past presents that we loved in order to create the best list of gift ideas for boys. Our tween boys gift guide covers your gamer boy, sports guy, outdoor enthusiasts or skater boy gift ideas.

Boys Gift Ideas for Gamer

  1. Game System Travel Bag – Keep your game system safe while traveling to your friends for a Fortnite game party (it’s a thing).
  2. Cable Bites  – Adorable animal cord protectors saves your charging cables from breaking where the cord meets the plug.
  3. Nintendo Switch Lite – The Nintendo Switch Lite system plays the library of Nintendo Switch games that work in handheld mode.
  4. Batteries for controllers – Say goodbye to buying tons of AA batteries. This set comes with a High Speed Docking Station and 2 Rechargeable Battery Packs.
  5. Gamer hoodie – Eat Sleep Game hoodie comes in an array of colors
  6. Tripod – If you’re sons dream is to become a “famous YouTuber” this flexible tripod with wireless remote shutter will certainly come in handy
  7. Charging Cables – My son is a black belt in losing and breaking cords, this year he’s getting a whole pack so he stops stealing mine
  8. Pacman Machine – The OG arcade machine. Outrun the ghosts and collect Pac-Dots with this 4ft tall replica of the original
  9. HP Chromebook – Part laptop and part tablet the touchscreen chromebook is great for gaming, school work or streaming
  10. Fortnite Jenga – for when you need your gamer to do something else beside game
  11. Sueded slippers – Extra Thick Faux fur lining and Indoor/outdoor rubber sole make these the go-to lounge slippers
  12. Charging Station – No more cluttered cables or crazy bunch of chargers. This charging station keeps all your tech together in one place.
Gift Ideas for Nature Loving Boy

Boys Gift Ideas for Outdoors Type Boys

  1. Under Armor Sweatshirt – Bright orange hoodie to keep them seen while headed to the woods
  2. Fishing lures – This laded swim jigs belong in every bass angler’s arsenal. Cabela’s has the best selection of lures for snagging any fish.
  3. Hammock – Lightweight nylon hammock with carrying bag, two heavy duty carabiners and two tree straps can hold up to 500lbs
  4. Fishing pole – Update the old snoopy fishing pole with this Shakespeare® Ugly Stik® GX2™ Youth Spinning Combo
  5. Walkie talkies – We have had these long range 2 way radio for years. The kids love to take them in the woods or use them to chat with the neighbors .
  6. Camouflage Hat – Realtree camo hat with stag horn logo
  7. Pop-Top Mittens – Hot shot fleece mittens in realtree camouflage. These mittens are a great for outdoor lovers who enjoy hunting and fishing.
  8. Carhartt hat – ribbed knit beanie with logo 
  9. Paintball gun – Great for playing tag in the woods or at your local paintball facility
  10. Headlamb – Whether building forts in the woods or playing night time tag these rechargeable headlamps make great stocking stuffers
  11. GoPro – Durable waterproof camera to capture all of the your tweens outdoor adventures
  12. GoPro Accessories – Bundle Set that includes everything you need for your GoPro – cases, straps, varies mounting brackets and more!
  13. Slackline – This slackline kit includes 1 Main line 2 Training line, Ratchets and tree protector to create your own an outdoor adventure park
Skater Boy Gift Ideas

Gift Ideas for Skater Boys

  1. Razor – The Razor A5 lux kick is a step up from the original and perfectly suited for growing boys
  2. Inline Skate – Adjustable size, hard structure inline skates are great for new skaters with their high ankle support
  3. Paradise Box Boys Hoodie – If you haven’t shopped at Tilly it’s a boarders’ paradise for sweet threads. Including this exclusive Diamond Supply Hoodie
  4. Skateboard Sticker – Spitfire Wheels Green Fireball Skateboard Sticker 
  5. Grind Rail – Turn your driveway into the ultimate skate park with this durable grind rail. Ideal for skateboarding, scooter tricks, snowboarding
  6. Vans – Classic van checkerboard pattern with updated gray and black color scheme
  7. Skateboard ramp – Great beginner jump ramp for skateboarding, scooters, rollerblades, & BMX bikes
  8. Razor RipStick Electric – the RipStik Electric unleashes a continuous flow of surf and snowboard inspired action
  9. Skateboard Wall Hook – Hang your skateboard anywhere along your wall and display it as a work of art!
  10. Helmet & pad set – Protect your little guy while he is learning new trick with this set of protective gear
  11. Trucker Hat – RVCA Sphere trucker hat. Mesh back snapback hat
  12. Lights for bike tires – Ultra bright waterproof bicycle spoke lights makes your wheels stand out from all angles for night riding, plus they look cool.
  13. Skater Trainers – Perfect your ollie and kickflip in no time with these rubber skateboarding accessory

Gift Ideas for Sports Fan

  1. Champion hoodie – The interior of this boys sweatshirt is a brushed fleece which gives a super soft hand feel that is very comfortable when wearing 
  2. Dartboard – We have this board in our basement and my son and his friends love it. Plus the electronic darts are a bit safer.
  3. Waterproof Drawstring Bag – These are great to have in your teens practice bag for stinky, sweaty, muddy or wet stuff.
  4. Baseball hat rack – White Wood Wall-Mounted 6-Slot Baseball Cap Display Rack
  5. Basketball Net – Sleek over the door metal basketball net.
  6. Vinyl Decal – Vinyl Decal of their favorite team for water bottle, laptop or folder
  7. Hydro Flask -Keeps your drink cold for 24 hours and the straw lid is a must for practice or games.
  8. Under Armor slides – Footbed built with two layers of Performance 4D Foam for unprecedented comfort
  9. Mini locker – Keep your stuff safe and away from the prying eyes of your sister with this mini locker coin bank and storage
  10. Stubhub – What better gift for your sports enthusiast than tickets to watch their favorite team.
  11. Baseball Display Case – Keep all your game balls and autographed baseballs on display with this beautiful case
  12. Sunglasses – Great for active youths in sports such as Baseball, Golf, Track and many other activities with this flexible frame

Good luck shopping for all the tween boys in your life, I hope our list sparks a few ideas for you this holiday season.

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The Ultimate Teen Gift Guide – Gift Ideas for Teenage Girls

Much like teen girls themselves, buying gifts for the teenage girl in your life can be difficult if not all together impossible. Teenage girls either have everything, want super expensive gifts or just want cash which makes gift giving more difficult. This year I started taking notes of all the things they, need, want or must have. Here is our gift guide for teen girls, there is gifts for every budget. Good luck shopping 🛍

Glam Teen Gift Guide
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Gift Guide for Glamorous Teen Girls

  1. Acrylic Makeup Storage Tower – Keep all of those beautiful palettes and lip kits neat and organized with this sleek storage tower
  2. Makeup Brushes – Synthetic bristles infused with charcoal for less bacteria buildup
  3. Rhinestone Snap Clips – Celebrity hair stylist and Kitsch teamed up to create these trendy snap clips. 
  4. Velvet Scrunchies – Beautiful blush, pink, mauve and cream colored scrunchies in soft velvet material.
  5. Face Palette – Kylie Holiday Face Palette contains blush, bronzers and highlighters to create the perfect complete look for any occasion!
  6. Silk Sleep Mask – Great for travel or everyday use, my daughter loves a good sleep mask.
  7. Traceless Hair Ring – Spiral hair ties help create the perfect messy bun and help prevent hair headaches from tight ponies
  8. Wet Brush – My hair stylist Sister In law got us addicted to this brush. Now it is the only brush truly worth owning. 
  9. Eyeshadow Palette – Romantic mauves, peachy pinks, and multidimensional Pressed Glitters create the perfect palette for littles.
  10. Press-on Gel Manicure Creamy hues of Plush Sorbet Gloss Ultra Shine Gel Strips by Dashing Diva are soft, sweet and almost good enough to eat
  11. Bath Bomb – What teenage girls’ Christmas list would be complete without a Lush Bath Bomb?
  12. Bioré Nose+Face Strips – Nothing says “teen” like T-zone clogged pores, these are great if used correctly (checkout the top rated review, super helpful info)
  13. Luxe Pearl Hair Clip Set – Move over scrunchies – pearl hair clips are 2019s hair trend 
  14. Milani Lip Gloss – Perfect sheer, creamy lip plumping gloss for an everyday glam look.
  15. Blending sponge – soft, flexible sponge great for applying foundation & concealer around the contours of the face. 
  16. Spa Headband – This multitasking headband has a pony slit in the back to keep hair out of your face while cleansing, genius!
Gift Guide for Athletic Girls
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Gift Guide for Athletic Girls

  1. Champion Cropped Hoodie – I love the logo on the hood and the simple design of this cropped hoodie.
  2. Hydro Flask -Keeps your drink cold for 24 hours and the straw lid is a must for practice or games.
  3. Headband Set – Nike nonslip stretchy elastic band are comfortable and cute.
  4. Apple AirPods – Wireless earbuds are sweat proof, with good sound and decent battery life.
  5. Practice Bag – Keep your life organized with this quick grab Lulu Lemon duffle bag.
  6. AirForce 1 – The radiance lives on in the Nike Air Force 1 ’07 Triple White, the b-ball OG that puts a fresh spin on what you know best
  7. Apple Watch – Track your movement and compete with friends to close all your rings.
  8. Headbands – Keep her focus on her moves, not her mane in this headband with a silicone gripper.
  9. Dry Shampoo – give Your PostWorkout hair new life with dry shampoo
  10. Vinyl Stickers – Set includes 5 cute beachy vinyl stickers perfect for water bottles, laptops, backpacks, or phone case!
  11. Basketball Net – Sleek over the door metal basketball net.
  12. High waisted leggings – great quality and they are super comfortable. Moisture-wicking and Side slip pockets perfect for holding phones or ear buds. 
  13. Crew Socks – 80% of the girls were wearing these at pickup.
  14. Waterproof Drawstring Bag – These are great to have in your teens practice bag for stinky, sweaty, muddy or wet stuff.
  15. Vineyard Vine T-Shirt – Comfortable and cute yeti whale long-sleeve pocket tee from vineyard vines.
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Gift Guide for Teen Bookworm

  1. Wreck This Journal – the book for those who’ve always wanted to draw outside the lines but were afraid to do it.
  2. Backpack –  these stylish Doughnut Macaroon backpacks have plenty of storage for all your daily essentials.
  3. Velvet Zodiac Journal – Beautiful velvet lined notebook prefect for note taking or journaling. 
  4. Stack of Books Ornament – Each year the elf brings our kids North Pole Breakfast and a personalized ornament. 
  5. Rechargeable Reading Light – Every great book worm has at least one reading light stashed in the nightstand. The best thing about this book light is that it’s rechargeable. 
  6. The Book is Better Sticker – durable vinyl sticker great for 
  7. Black Dyed Agate Bookends – Update the baby A and Z bookends with these beautiful agate bookends
  8. Kindle – My bookworms stack of novels outweighs her clothes most vacations and I’m this year she makes the switch to an eReader.
  9. T-shirt – Bookmarks are for Quitters t-shirt
  10. The Tyrant’s Tomb – Book 4 of the Apollo series, which happens to be the book series of choice at our house. 
  11. Pillow – Just one more chapter linen pillow
  12. Bookmark – These leather bookmark made from high quality of Italian leather, which can be personalized with up to 15 letters. 
  13. Rose Gold & Concrete Book Ends – These beauties are not cheap but boy are they stunning
Teen Tech Lover Gift Guide
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Gift Guide for Teen Tech Lovers

  1. Portable Charger – this compact power bank will keep all of your teens devices going through out the day
  2. HP Chromebook – Part laptop and part tablet the touchscreen chromebook is great for gaming, school work or streaming
  3. Charging Cable Protector – Adorable animal cord protectors saves your charging cables from breaking where the cord meets the plug
  4. Apple AirPods Pro – The priciest thing on our whole list but they are a true tech lovers must have this year.
  5. Travel Cable Organizer Bag keeps all of your electronic accessories together in one compact bag.
  6. Jewel Popsocket – Collapsible Grip & Stand for Phones in Metallic Diamond Rose Gold.
  7. Fujifilm Instax Camera – The new, Instax Mini 9 features a selfie mirror and macro lens adapter for close-ups.
  8. Cell phone tripod – has an extendable tripod stand, bluetooth remote shutter and comes with an 8″ rotating ring light.
  9. LuMee Phone Case – influencer approved iPhone case, natural LED lights which allow you to create the pictures and videos.
  10. Charging Cables – Cords just have a way of disappearing so everyone is getting these 6 feet long charging cable in their stocking
  11. Phone Camera Lens – 120° Wide Angle Lens, 20X Macro Lens, Clip-On Phone Lens Compatible iPhone.
  12. Echo Show – Calendar manager, weather and traffic updates plus you can “drop-in” to let everyone know it’s time for dinner. Best gift ever.
  13. Instax Mobile Printer – Print photos on Instax film wirelessly from your Smartphone or Tablet. 
  14. Charging Station – No more cluttered cables or crazy bunch of chargers. This charging station keeps all your tech together in one place.

Good luck shopping for the teen in your life this holiday season!