Rachel’s Picks: Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is almost upon us! It’s not too late to make some last minute Amazon or other online orders, though. Here are a few of my picks based on what I know the men in my life like.

Steve Jobs – My husband, I and many of our guy friends have read this biography and highly recommend it. It’s a long one but an intriguing page turner. This book would be especially inspiring for the entrepreneur in your life.

Wine Insiders – This company’s tagline: “We bring you world-class wines at affordable prices.” I got my husband–a wine lover and notoriously hard man to buy for–a gift certificate to Wine Insiders last year and he loved it! This is a unique company in that they have a panel of wine connoisseurs who preselect their favorite wines that are within a very affordable price range, many as low as $10 a bottle. Shipping is very reasonable, as well. So far, we’ve loved everything we’ve tried.

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption – My dad and brother (who is a dad), both rugged, outdoorsy-type guys who enjoy learning about history, just listened to this book on CD on their 8 day driving trek from Alaska to Missouri. They said it was one of the best stories they’ve ever heard and highly recommend it. Here is the audio version.

Prop ‘n Go Lite – Hybrid Lap Stand for iPad & Kindle with Adjustable Angle Control – I think I’m going to get this for my husband this year. He spends a lot of time on his iPad or laptop while on the couch and in bed, so I know he’ll like the comfort of this lap stand and the adjustable angle control.

Black & Decker Cordless Drill – My husband has been asking for one of these for quite some time. Hmm, another gift idea for this year? And very affordable at only $19.88 and eligible for free shipping!

Cigar Smoking: How To Become A Know-It-All Cigar Aficionado Who Enjoys The Best Cigars, Including Authentic Cuban Cigars, And Uses The Best Cigar Smoking Accessories – My dad has taken up the hobby of cigar smoking in retirement and recommends this book for the beginner.

Cigar Sampler – My dad has also enjoyed the sampler from this place, if you have a dad or hubby into cigars.

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  1. Michelle W says

    I recently read Unbroken, and it was easily the best book I’ve ever read. I recommend it to everyone!!

    • Rachel says

      Thanks for the seconding my recommendation. I look forward to reading it myself!