For Father’s Day this year I imagine Chris will be doing exactly what his heart wants to be doing… grilling. He wouldn’t have it any other way and I would never deprive him of that. Along with that, we’ll be spending the day as a family, playing games and taking it easy. Of course we’ll also be dreaming of how we’ll get to spend Father’s Day NEXT year when our backyard is fully finished. It’s going to be magic, but until then we’re enjoying the moment.
I recruited Chris to help me put together the ultimate Father’s Day gift guide for the men in your life and this might be our best one yet. One thing you might not know about Chris is he is a master product curator. He keeps nothing that doesn’t meet his quality expectations or that he doesn’t absolutely love. In other words, this is a gift guide you can trust.
1. Layrite Matte Cream $20 Chris has hunted for the perfect pomade for years and this is the one that has satisfied everything he wants a pomade to be. It’s a matte cream, medium hold, and washes clean without any waxy residue.
2. Pit Boss 700 Classic Pellet Grill $396 One of Chris’s favorite pellet grill brands at a really great price.
3. Hemlock Straw Hat $42 The hat that comes with Chris on every beach trip and vacation!
4. Chubbies Shorts $69 Chris is extremely brand loyal and when he finds what he likes, he goes all in, just like he has with Chubbies. These shorts are apparently worth all the hype.
5. OluKai Woven Sneakers $165 These shoes are so unique and classic at the same time. Pretty sure Chris wore these to dinner almost every night in St. Lucia!
6. Greeting Card $6 The cutest Father’s Day Card there is.
7. Backbone Gaming Controller for iPhone $99 Funny story, I actually got this for Chris for Christmas only to find out he got it for himself for Christmas. Turn your phone into a gaming device, you know for the gamer in your life!
8. Mesh Grill Bags $19 This product is genius, and Chris loves using them. Throw your smaller food pieces into them and toss ’em on the grill!
9. Cryo Ball $24 Now this, you put in the freezer and enjoy a cold therapy deep tissue massage. Sounds invigorating.
10. Purple Pillow $120 Chris is absolutely obsessed with this pillow. As a side sleeper, this satisfies all of his neck’s needs and he never wakes up with kinks or discomfort anymore.
11. Harry & David Snack Basket $50 I would say this is the ultimate gift snack basket that any dad would be thrilled to get.
12. Leather Belt $35 You can’t ever have too many leather belts right?
13. Project Smoke $22 Chris says this is basically a bible for grillers and I would never doubt that statement.
14. Dad, I Wrote a Book About You $15 Got these for the girls to give to him. It gives prompts for them to fill in things all about Dad and I can’t wait to see what they say!
15. Lawn Bowling Set $140 We plan to play all the yard games, some day when we have a yard again. This set is so classy.
16. Adjustable Dumbbells $77 We’ve had these for years and they’re the starter kit to any home gym.
17. Taft Candle $40 Taft has never failed to create a candle that we love.
18. Stanley Tumbler $30 The Stanley cup that doesn’t spill! I got these for myself a couple weeks ago and they’re great!
19. Linen Shirt $79 A classic shirt that the men in your life will wear everywhere.
20. Ridge Commuter Backpack $175 Chris has this and loves it so much! We took it to St. Lucia and couldn’t stop talking about how great it is. Use code CLJ for 10% off.
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