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The Chris Loves Julia Father’s Day Gift Guide | 2017

June 8, 2017  —  Written by Julia Marcum 

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Father’s Day is just 10 days away and I had so much fun gathering a few favorite things for the guys in our lives. Some of these are tried and true favorites Chris personally loves. Some I have gifted previously, with great reception. And others, you just can’t go wrong with! I tried to mix a variety of price ranges, as well as, gifts for husbands or father figures–so hopefully there is something for everyone and you’ll be able to find one or two things that stand out as the perfect gift for the dad(s) in your life!

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1. A beautiful, modern, custom photo calendar (it comes with that gorgeous easel, too!) for his desk with photos of all his favorite people. $48

2. A Bocce Ball set  that’s the perfect gift and game for dads of all ages (I got one for Chris and my dad), and quality enough to stay in the family. $149

3. A Weekend Tee, that’s so soft he’ll never take it off…all weekend. $29

4. Fun socks that he’ll get a lot of laughs and compliments over, like these Shark socks or these Llama socks. $10

5. Onitsuka Tiger Sneakers. Classic, comfortable tennis shoes he’ll reach for everyday. $85

6. A Sonos speaker, that’s smart (it really gets better and better the longer you have it), connects to wi-fi, and has the richest sound. $199

7. A StoryWorth Subscription is the perfect gift for your own dad (I got one for my mom for mother’s day). It sends them a prompt every week for a whole year. There are questions (that you can edit or change if you’d like) about their life, like “What was one of the toughest parts about raising kids?” or “Tell about a time you got in trouble at work.” or about their first date or regret or car. It all sums up to be their life story with all these interesting aspects you may have never known. And at the end of the year, StoryWorth sends them a hardcover book with all of them in it. You can even order extra books so the whole family can have a slice of Dad’s history. :) Get $10 off here. 

8. A Father’s Day Card, that will absolutely put a smile on his face. $3

9. An Instant Read Meat Thermometer that comes with an accurate temperature chart, so he can whip up a perfect medium rare every time, and impress all his friends. $19

10. New Glasses (These are the Watts) that he can try on at home. Pick up to five pairs (for free!) for him to choose from for Father’s Day and demand a fashion show (fashion show, fashion show at lunch!). He can choose which one looks the best and it’s only $95 a pair!

11. Ray-Ban Clubmaster Classicsthey have never looked bad on a single soul. (If your guy has a larger face, it’s worth it to size up!) $150

12. What Do You Meme? A Hilarious game where you have to match text to funny pictures to create Memes–basically his favorite part about the entire internet. (And Chris’s new favorite game). $29

13. A Burger Press because no one can make a burger like him. $15

14. Stickers for Grown-ups that he’ll die laughing passing out to his co-workers randomly. $14

15. A Herschel Supply Co. Chapter Travel kitThe perfect, most stylish way, to stash all his toiletries on the go, or even at home. $30

16. A beard trimmer that will leave him with the perfect sexy stubble or 5 o’clock shadow. There are 15 length settings, it’s safe to use in water, and it’s been Chris’s favorite grooming tool for the last 3 years and counting. $74

17. A Leather Case for his iPhone that only gets better with age. Just like him. $34

18. A cross-body tool pouch so he can always have his tools at arms-reach during all those home renos and honey do-lists, without them pulling down his pants–like his tool belt always does. (Chris loves this one!) $32

What do you think?

  1. Ariel says:

    Thank you so much for suggesting StoryWorth! I’d never heard of it. My dad is a wonderful writer and has had the most incredible, adventurous life. I just purchased it for him for Father’s Day and cannot wait to read his answers.

  2. Jenn(ifer) says:

    we got #16 per your recommendation a year an half ago
    still loving it
    So thanks
    Greetings from Germany
    Jenn(ifer)

  3. abby says:

    i say that kelly kapoor line in my head EVERY time i hear/read the words fashion or fashion show :)

  4. Bethany says:

    fashion show, fashion show, fashion show at lunch…favorite part of this post. :)

    • Courtney says:

      Me too!! Glad to know I’m not the only one who cannot say fashion show without quoting The Office!!

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