Every year when my kids ask their Dad what he wants for Christmas he responds with the same answer… “I don’t want anything”. Usually followed by something cheesy like, “except everyone to be happy” or “but everyone home for Christmas”. Stuff like that. The kids groan and then try to get out of him some concrete gift ideas.
On the assumption that many of your kids might be able to relate (or if you personally are trying to get something unique for your hubby), I had my daughter put together a list of 25 unique gifts under $30.00 (because kids really need an inexpensive budget :)) that she would want to choose from this year.
These gifts are unique, clever, many have a sense of humor, and are great for kids to give their Dads that “don’t want anything”. Which is, of course, code for they have zero idea what they want but love getting gifts from their kids because it makes them know their kids really think of them (yes, that was a run-on sentence but was necessary for effect).
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Best Magnetic Wristband from Amazon-
Does your dad love to put things together and take things apart? If not, this may not bethe best gift for him. But if yes, this wristband is super handy for him to keep thingsbeside him while he tinkers. Whether that means fixing cars, the refrigerator, or even ifhe just likes to play with hot wheels. Anything magnetic will stick to this wristband.
SumoJerky from Cratejoy –
This subscription box is perfect for the dad who loves beef jerky, especially for the dadwho may need to widen his horizons on the type of jerky he gets. SumoJerky is priced anywhere from 14.95- 72.75 a month, based on how many bags of jerky you get (the most expensive option is a whole 12 bags!). They deliver new flavors of jerky every month, and promise that the jerky has minimal preservatives, additives, and less than 5g of sugar. The flavors are hand picked each month from the best jerky chefs in the US.
[easyazon_link identifier=”B00005KB37″ locale=”US”]Presto FryDaddy Electric Deep Fryer[/easyazon_link]-
Okay honestly, this gift my dad would adore. This fryer is really just for anyone you know who loves to fry, or cook, or maybe doesn’t like either of those things but loves to experiment. We really recommend it. Also, have him try fried broccoli, trust us.
Match Made Coffee from Cratejoy-
Okay, we’d be lying if we said we didn’t also kinda want this subscription box. But this isa perfect simple box for any coffee lover. Match Made sends you two gourmet coffees a month,along with two gourmet cookies to pair with the coffee. Not only will this make your dad superhappy, but it will give you a great reason to go to his place for a chat every month!
If your dad loves looking festive and being the life of the party, these are for him. Even if your dad hates being the center of attention, he will still probably think these are great. He can be fashionable, AND jingle when he walks!
We like beer. Nate likes beer. Your dad probably likes beer. With this Beer of the Month Club, he can try new kinds of beer every month. Who knows, maybe he’ll invite you over for one!
Spiffster Club from Cratejoy –
Maybe your dad is a business guy. This subscription box is perfect for helping him spiff up his outfit every month. Each box contains a trendy tie or bow tie specially curated to his style.Perfect for him to wear to work, or just for fun!