Put down the striped tie, and check out these 5 fresh, budget-friendly ideas for Dad that are sure to make his Father's Day special.
Road TorqSafety First
After all those lectures from Dad on roadside safety, turn the tables on him this Father's Day with a multi-purpose Road Torq Spotlight ($30, momastore.com). A combination-spotlight and emergency beacon in one, it also comes equipped with a folding tripod, so in event of a break-down, he can set it up on the side of the road and signal for help. Long spiel on the dangers of letting your gas tank get too low not included.
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The Best of Both Worlds
Combine two of Dad's favorite things - grilling and power tools - with this Motorized Grill Brush with Steam Cleaning Power ($29.99, brookstone.com). Equipped with a sprayer to steam clean and a motor to power through tough grease and dirt, he'll be sure to appreciate the cool-factor this gadget lends to cookout cleanup.
Make sure Pop's wine is always the perfect temperature with this rad-looking icicle-shaped cork. Put the frozen Corkcicle ($24.95, corkcicle.com) into a chilled white to keep it chilled on your table for up to an hour, or place it in a room temperature red wine to cool it to cellar temps. The best part? It's reusable!
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Tim Tebow BioGame Time
Gift a football fan this Tim Tebow biography ($16.45, amazon.com), which unveils the unique story of the how the son of Christian missionaries grew up to be one of the sport's most talked about player.
Stop and Smell the Hops
For the beer aficionado, it doesn't get better than the Beer Tasting Test Kit ($18, uncommongoods.com), which comes with paper sleeves for 18 bottles, cans, or pints; tasting notepads; and a 48-page booklet, all designed to help your dad discover (and remember) his favorite brews.
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