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Things You Didn’t Know They Needed: Men Edition

If you are shopping for gifts to get your dad, husband, son, or son-in-law for Father’s Day, today’s post is full of practical, handy tools and gadgets that they are sure to love. You can even bookmark this post to save as ideas for stocking stuffers or birthday gifts later in the year. I thought about my husband, Joe, and things I thought he would like or could use when I was writing this post, but I guarantee the gentlemen in your life will love the items on this list of things they didn’t know they needed!

If you like finding practical gadgets that can help make your life easier, you’ll love the other posts in this series:

Things You Didn’t Know They Needed: Men Edition

1. Battery Daddy Storage System

If you don’t have a junk drawer full of random batteries rolling around, then you really have life figured out, LOL. This Battery Daddy storage system has room for 180 batteries. It’s sleek and compact enough to fit into a drawer (like in his tool chest). It also has a built-in battery tester so that you aren’t holding onto old dead batteries.

2. Zap It Bug Zapping Racket, 2 Pack

Whether you just like to hang out on the patio or love to go camping, these are the best invention ever to get rid of pesky bugs! I can just see Joe swatting bugs like he was a tennis pro.

3. Digital Tape Measure

Reading those tiny lines on a tape measure can be a difficult task, especially if your man struggles with his eyesight or forgot to grab his reading glasses! This digital tape measure displays the measurement digitally. It also saves their measurement, which is so helpful.

4. Men’s Travel Backpack

If a man in your life travels often for work or fun, they’ll love this anti-theft, water-resistant backpack. It also has a luggage strap, allowing them to place it on top of their suitcase.

5. Maui Jim Sunglasses

Have you ever worn Maui Jim sunglasses? They produce some amazing and vibrant colors. My husband and I both love them! They are a bit of an investment, but they have a wonderful warranty policy.

6. What I Love About Dad Fill-in-the-Blank Journal

There’s absolutely nothing like a heartfelt, keepsake gift, in my opinion! If you are stumped on what they would like, finding sentimental gifts to get your dad, husband, son, or son-in-law for Father’s Day is the best! This fill-in-the-blank journal is sure to bring on tears or smiles when he opens it and reads about all the things his children have said about him.

7. Wireless Smart Meat Thermometer

The grill master, meat smoker, or home chef in your life needs this wireless smart meat thermometer! The wire-free probe and phone app allow you to monitor your meat from inside the house, at the office, in the pool, etc, and send an alert to your phone to notify you that your meat has reached the desired temperature and is ready to be removed.

8. Gooseneck Tablet Holder

This tablet holder is a simple tool that can make such a large impact. It positions your iPad or tablet to the perfect position so you can watch your favorite show while you walk on the treadmill, lay in bed, display a recipe while you cook, show digital sheet music while you play your instrument, and so much more!

Shop More Gifts to Get Your Dad, Husband, Son, or Son-in-Law for Father’s Day:

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Psalms 23:1

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  1. Very helpful! Thank you!

  2. Cathy Waters says:

    Love your blog and the Joe stories. Hope you give us a glimpse of your new furniture.

  3. Can’t wait to see new furniture!!!

  4. Help, I stopped get your daily emails. Not in my junk or spam so I resubscribed and I still am not getting them what should I do?I miss getting my daily Tania dose.

    1. Kristine, try searching for emails from Tania@50isnotold.com it might show you where it went. I went in and refreshed your subscription, so maybe that will help.

  5. thank you for these ideas, I really enjoy your daily posts..I am proud that you are a local..I live in Kingsport and worked in Johnson City, now that I am recently retired no doubt I will be shopping in your Bristol area I will have to meet you for lunch sometime..would love to meet you!

  6. Thank you for all these great Father’s Day gift ideas, they’re great. P.S. Enjoy your new furniture.

  7. Mary Kinard says:

    Thanks for this post, great gift ideas for men!

  8. Love the Joe stories! These are really neat ideas for the guys in your life.

  9. Great gift ideas Tania. Again, another enjoyable Joe story. Please post pics of your new furniture, etc. when you get your rooms all decorated. Have a good weekend.

  10. You left out an item every dad needs, a “bug assault”, it’s a gun that shoots table salt at flies in small quantities. Ultimate dad toy!