Five Unique and Awesome gifts for Dad – all under $50!

Dad’s Day is coming up in a few weeks and if you’re like me, you’re racking your brain trying to come up with something to get your hubby or dad that he doesn’t already own!

Luckily, my hubby loves tools, gadgets and outdoorsy stuff so he’s fairly easy to buy gifts for. I love ordering from since I can get free super saver shipping when I order over $25 worth of stuff :). Here are a few gift ideas for Dad, all under $50.00! I know my hubby would love all of them!

Father’s Day gift ideas

 TEKK worktunes headset

TEKK WorkTunes Headset for Father's Day

Protect your hubby’s ears while keeping him motivated with his favorite tunes or radio programming with the 3M TEKK 90541-80025T WorkTunes  headset with digital tuning hearing protector. Includes AM/FM radio and jack to connect an MP3 player! Awesome for use while mowing or working in the shop! Currently going for $39.02

Greatest War Stories Never Told book The Greatest War Stories Never Told

One hundred fascinating stories from two thousand years of military history. Book has a ton of photos, maps, drawings, and documents to bring each story to life. The Greatest War Stories Never Told: 100 Tales from Military History to Astonish, Bewilder, and Stupefy will tell you Little-known tales that will make you shake your head in disbelief — but they’re all true! Did you know that One military unit served on both sides during the Civil War or that a siege on Poland in 1519 gave birth to the marriage of bread and butter? Currently going for $12.37

I bought this book for my hubby last year and he really enjoyed it, even though he isn’t a reader. There is a whole series of The Greatest books, check them out!

nostalgic hot dog roller

Hot Dog Roller

The old fashioned hot dog roller will take you back to yesteryear. This 280 watt retro hot dog cooker holds up to 8 regular sized hot dogs or 4 foot long dogs. Also, try it for breakfast sausages and hot links! Includes convenient bun storage warmer in the canopy top. Currently going for $48.88

I am seriously thinking about getting this fun kitchen gadget for my hubby. He’s the only one in the family that could eat hot dogs every day and I know he’d get a kick out of this! Wouldn’t it be fun to make a retro hot dog themed gift basket? Hmmm…

chill out summer hammock

summer hammock for dad

The Aruba hammock is a comfortable, standard single size hammock crafted with wood spreader bars and a special Elltex poly/cotton fiber blend that has a cotton feel and is UV and water resistant. Holds up to 250 pounds and is the perfect place for Dad to spend the day relaxing! Currently going for $49.99

I love this brightly colored hammock and know my hubby would too! If you don’t have the right kind of tree set up, you could always get dad a great portable folding hammock instead! 

the barbecue bible

The Barbecue Bible

The Barbecue! Bible is a IACP/Julia Child Cookbook Award winner, it includes full-color photographs illustrating food prep, grilling techniques, ingredients, and irresistible finished dishes. There is also a FAQ about grilling, proven tips from author, Steve and other grilling solutions. There are over 500 delicious babrbecue recipes that are easy to make and will have your guy feeling like the King of the Grill! Currently going for $15.61

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  1. 1

    those headphones would be GREAT for my husband!

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    Wow! It was wonderful, and a huge help to me. Finally I saw the perfect gift for my dad. Thanks for posting.

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    I love the BBQ bible! First, though, I need to get him a new grill.

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    Those are some great gifts – I love the headphones.

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    Our husbands must be related. They both love the same things. Thanks for sharing. Those are great ideas.

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    Everything looks awesome and this post came just in time for fathers day celebration. Thanks for sharing this with us!

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    My dad and brother would both love that BBQ Bible!

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    I will take the Hammock, it will make me more relaxed which in turn will make Dad’s day much better ;-) lol Great fit ideas for sure!

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    I might just have to buy my husband that BBQ Bible. He’s much more likely to cook when he has some inspiration.

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    Hubs would love the hot dog roller!

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