16 Great Gifts for Dad

by The Texas Lifestyle Magazine Team on June 9, 2022 in Gift Guides,

Have you run out of ideas for the perfect gift for this Father’s Day?  Our Father’s Day gift guide will inspire you to show your love and appreciation for that special dad in your life with the perfect gift.


Just for Him

Fab Slab’s Wood Cutting Boards

Toss those ugly plastic cutting boards and say hello to the gorgeous naturally antibacterial and eco-friendly wood cutting boards by Fab Slabs! These stunning boards are made of the Camphor Laurel tree sustainably found in Australia. I personally use them every single day in my own kitchen and they are truly incredible! Fab Slabs are a natural antibacterial cutting board brand made of sustainable Camphor Laurel trees in Australia. Whether they love to entertain or are always cooking up something delicious, Fab Slabs makes a great for Father’s Day!  From $54


Life is Golden

Whether they’re paragliding down snow-covered mountains, exploring vast ice caves, or kite surfing enormous waves, the golden retriever Kicker and his human, Andrew Muse, do it all together. In this new book from Gibbs Smith Books, Life Is Golden, Andrew shares the history behind this dynamic duo’s incredible bond through personal stories and stunning, never-before-seen photos of their breathtaking adventures. A winner for all the guys in your life, no question. $17.99

Spice of Life Bladeless Neck Fan

Make the best dad in the world even cooler this holiday by gifting him the wearable Spice of Life Bladeless Neck Fan. This sleek and blade-less neck fan is ergo-designed to wear during the hot and humid summer months. Lightweight and quiet the fan will keep dad cool while doing any summer activity outside, whether it’s at the beach, concert or an outdoor sporting event or while playing any sport like golf or pickle ball, walking or jogging the W-Fan will keep him cooler and makes the heat of summer more tolerable! Features include: lightweight, USB Port w/cable for charging, blade-less, quiet and sleek looking!  $48


Husqvarna 150BT Gas Backpack Leaf Blowers

Leaf blowing might not be his favorite activity but this sure does put some excitement and ease in the chore! Help him cruise through outdoor jobs with Husqvarna’s best-selling backpack blower. Its ergonomic harness system and high blowing capacity make lawn care tasks, like cleaning up heavy, wet leaves and debris, as well as regular yard maintenance much more manageable. He’ll wonder how he ever cleaned up the yard without it! $329

Kyte BABY Lounge Set

Dad will love these buttery, bamboo soft pajamas from Kyte Baby that can even match his child’s jammies. These cozy, soft pajamas will have him living in his PJs all day/night! Bamboo is three degrees cooler than cotton, while also being hypoallergenic. Because this set is a long-sleeve t-shirt and joggers, they don’t even look like PJs. $85

A Celebratory Drink

NEFT Vodka

NEFT Vodka, an ultra-premium spirit with a taste so smooth it’s changing the way people think about vodka. Using only two pristine ingredients that are naturally low in salts and ions – Artesian Alps spring water filtered for 50 years down to the Rhein River, where it is sourced, and Old-World ancient rye grains selected for their soft and mild flavor profiles – NEFT employs a minimalist approach to distillation designed to maintain the nuanced flavors of its ingredients, not strip them out. The result is a vodka with an unparalleled taste and pleasing viscous mouthfeel, so good, you’ll want to sip it neat. AND available now in Texas at Total Wine. $30

Tip Top Proper Cocktails

He’ll love these “tiny but mighty” cocktails crafted by veteran Atlanta mixologist and seven-time James Beard Award nominee Miles Macquarrie (of Kimball House). Frequent flying Texans may already be familiar with the company’s Margarita or Old Fashioned since its debut as an official Delta Air Lines beverage partner. Now, Tip Top Proper Cocktails has officially re-entered the Texas market! These cocktails are clever, cute, and perfectly crafted to celebrate Dad with a much-deserved “cheers.” For dads who live outside of Texas, 8-packs of the cocktails are available online for nationwide shipping HERE.18-PACK: $89.99

Fort Worth’s TX Whiskey

TX Whiskey launched its single-sourced expression known as TX Straight Bourbon in 2016. This award-winning bourbon was exclusively made from corn, wheat, barley grown in Texas by a fourth-generation farmer and pure Texas water, coupled with a proprietary strain of yeast captured from a Texas pecan. The maple and cinnamon aroma pairs with its allspice and brown sugar tasting notes, offering a balanced, smooth finish. $49.99

Highland Park’s 18-Year-Old Viking Pride

This true whisky harmony is sure to bring a smile this Father’s Day. We love two of these Scottish natives in particular. The well-rounded Highland Park 12-Year-Old Viking Honor is matured in sherry seasoned oak casks, and packed with the flavors of sun-kissed Seville oranges and rich fruitcake spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves; you’ll find molten heather honey in this whisky’s waves of heathery peat smoke. Or, splash out on the 18-Year-Old Viking Pride, Highland Park’s most highly-awarded whisky. This single malt presents a sophisticated medley of ripe cherries dusted with bittersweet cocoa, freshly harvested honeycomb, and candied orange peel. $51.99/$150

Balcones Distilling

Texas Pot Still Bourbon is aged for 24 months in new charred-oak barrels, bottled at 92 proof and features a mash bill of roasted blue corn, Texas wheat, Texas rye and malted barley. It boasts aromas of honey crisp apples, kettle corn and graham cracker. On the palate it delivers honey, sweet cream, and candied pecans and finishes soft and sweet with a tannic fade and lingering spice. The bold expression is bursting with flavors as big as the state itself. $39.99

Gran Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2021

Concha y Toro’s Gran Reserva Collection of wine celebrates Chile’s rivers that give birth to the vineyards to create these special wines. Their environmentally-friendly production hopes to shed light on being aware of the land bringing nature into rich flavor. The Gran Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2021 brings the citrus of the summer with a mineral driven character perfect for a dinner party to celebrate all the important dad’s in your life or a Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon for a fruity wine with hints of black pepper. $16.99

A Tasty Treat

Vervana’s Gourmet Gift Sets

For the Italian Dad at heart, Vervana’s gourmet food collection that offers exceptional flavors and health benefits. Vervana is redefining ‘comfort food’ and proving it can taste amazing and be satisfying while still being good for you. For The Love Of Pasta Gift Set is a satisfying, healthy gift set that includes: a jar of Organic Marinara Sauce, a jar of Organic Arrabbiata Sauce, Gluten-free Organic Red Lentil Pasta and Italian Seasoning & Dipping Blend packet. All items are beautifully wrapped in a rustic wooden planter box with festive paper shred and decorative ribbon. $74.99

TRUTH BBQ’s Father’s Day Butcher Box

Texas is known for amazing BBQ and we’ve found a favorite! Truth Barbeque –between Austin and Houston- is now offering high-quality meats all wrapped up with the tools needed to make great barbeque at home (feeds 6-10 people). The butcher box includes 1 Central Texas Style Brisket (6-8lbs.) and 1lb of Sausage; in addition they include helpful sides like onions, pickles and BBQ sauce. This box comes with a meat thermometer and a BBQ denim apron to make all of your backyard barbeque dreams come true. This is a hit for ease and taste! $425.00


If he’s a carb fan, this is a gift that keeps on giving. Wildgrain is the first bake-from-frozen membership box for sourdough breads, fresh pastas, and artisanal pastries. All products can be baked within 25 minutes (no thawing) for delicious treats or additions to a great meal. Choose from croissants, sourdough bread, or a beautiful english muffin or blueberry muffin to start your morning. $89

Texas Roadhouse Butcher Shop Steaks

The Texas Roadhouse Butcher Shop sends restaurant quality steaks directly to his door for an easy surprise. Their meat cuts are hand trimmed, USDA choice and aged to perfection for the most delicious barbeque. Choose from ribeye and New York strip bundle, filet tips or medallions to be sent directly to him. Use it for a special Father’s Day dinner or let him enjoy them when he chooses. $69.99 to $224.99

Zingerman’s Corned Beef Reuben Kit

If your favorite guy loves real deli fare, we have the perfect lunch to send him- by mail! The Reuben sandwich continues to be a bestseller, with people lining up around the block to try it. Now, you can get your hands on this popular signature sandwich through Zingerman’s Mail Order program. The Zingerman’s Corned Beef Reuben Kit is available to ship nationally in 2 sizes (serving 6-8 or 3-4). The kit includes: Jewish Rye, sliced Corned Beef, sliced Emmentaler Swiss cheese, Zingerman’s potato chips, Coleslaw, Sauerkraut, Russian dressing, garlicky pickles, and delicious Magic Brownie Bites. (Assembly is required). $159


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