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Ambitious Kitchen’s Father’s Day Gift Guide 2022

Father’s Day is coming up and I’ve got 25 incredible gift ideas that are perfect for the dads and father figures in your life! From grilling outside to traveling in style – your dad’s going to LOVE using these unique gifts wherever he goes.

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Father’s Day is just a few weeks away and we all know how tricky it can be to shop for the men in our lives. That’s why I wanted to put together 25 amazing, unique Father’s Day gifts that any dad or father figure in your life will LOVE.

Each year around the holidays I get tons of requests for guides and ideas “for him.” Whether you’re shopping for your own dad or grandpa, helping kiddos pick out a gift for their dad, or getting a gift for a father-in-law — there’s truly something for every dad in this guide. We’ve curated grilling tools, travel companions, and plenty of wardrobe updates and he likely not only wants but also needs.

Take a scroll and pick out a few favs for each of the dads in your life! Leave a comment with any of your go-to’s, too. Happy Father’s Day to all of the dads out there!

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  1. Cooler Backpack: he’ll love packing up his favorite beers and snacks in this insulated backpack! Perfect for fishing trips, boat or lake days, and more.
  2. Grandpas are Dads Without Rules Mug: the cutest gift for grandpa to sip his morning coffee. Great for in-laws and for kiddos to gift their grandpas!
  3. Pizza Rocker Cutter: help him level up his pizza game with this fun, fancy pizza cutter! No judgment if he uses it on a frozen DiGiorno.
  4. Birkenstock Waterproof Sandals: I’ve gifted these awesome waterproof sandals to pretty much everyone in my family and they’re all obsessed. He’ll seriously love wearing them all around the house and yard — plus they’re easy to clean.
  5. Pasta Maker: dinner with the kids just got even more fun with this sleek pasta maker. Perfect for date nights, too!
  6. Set of Steak Knives: there’s a good chance your dad or husband needs to replace his favorite steak knife, or he may not even have one! This set of 6 makes a great gift.
  7. Work Gloves: a pair of heavy duty, water resistant work gloves for working in the yard and around the house. These are a must-have for dads and grandpas who work with their hands a lot!
  8. lululemon Airing Easy Short Sleeve Shirt: he can wear this super lightweight, quick drying button down shirt all the time with his fav shorts and pants. It comes in tons of different colors to fit his wardrobe.
  9. lululemon ABC Classic Fit Pants: guys seriously swear by the lululemon ABC pants. They can dress them up and down and they’re SO comfortable as a dress pant alternative.
  10. Make Your Own Hot Sauce Kit: he’ll have so much fun mixing and matching ingredients to create his new favorite hot sauce! Great for dads who like to put sriracha on literally everything.
  11. BBQ Tool Set: this amazing set comes with 36 BBQ tools that will make him feel like a grill master. Whether he’s never had a good set or his go-to tools need an update — this set is perfect for him.
  12. Baseball Stadium Blueprint: baseball-loving dads will be obsessed with a vintage art blueprint of their favorite stadium. A fun gift for him to hang in his office or “man cave!”
  13. lululemon City Sweat Pullover: say hello to his new favorite hoodie. It’s super soft, lightweight and comes in plenty of different colors (he’ll probably ask for more than 1!) Great for travel, running errands, and everything in-between.
  14. lululemon Evolution Short Sleeve Polo: trade out one of his old polos with the holes in it (yes, that one) for a super comfy, light polo that comes in some great colors. He can pair this with any shorts or pants in his closet!
  15. lululemon Commission Shorts: these shorts are pretty much guaranteed to be his new favorites to wear all summer long. They use the same fabric & technology as the lululemon ABC pants, so they’re made to be extremely comfortable while still looking sharp.
  16. Personalized Engraved Tape Measure: for any handy dads and grandpas — a fun, personalized tape measure that will make him smile every time he uses it!
  17. Jerky Variety Pack: his new fav on-the-go snack that comes in tons of amazing flavors. These jerky packs are great for travel or just stashing in the snack cabinet.
  18. Meat Thermometer: if he doesn’t have a go-to meat thermometer yet (or his old one needs replacing) this is just the thing
  19. Abercrombie & Fitch Essential T-Shirt: the softest, comfiest tee he’ll probably ever own. Choose from 20 colors or pick a couple that you know he’ll love!
  20. Board Shorts: I’m sure we can all think of a dad who could use a new pair of swim trunks or board shorts. These are perfect for beach and lake days all summer long.
  21. Men’s Rechargeable Trimmer: the only beard / hair trimmer he needs! This one has 24 attachments and is rechargeable for ease. Great for travel and everyday use.
  22. lululemon Pace Breaker Linerless Shorts: awesome workout shorts that come in tons of different colors and even lengths! They’re super lightweight and perfect for his running or training routine.
  23. Decanter: all whiskey lovers need a nice glass decanter. Style up his bar cart with this sleek, modern one.
  24. lululemon Always in Motion Boxers: guys swear by these lululemon boxers and how comfortable they are. Every dad could use an upgrade!
  25. Whiskey Glasses: can’t have a fancy decanter without good glasses! These are perfect for pouring up his favorite whiskey and cocktails.

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