Holiday Gift Guide – Holiday Gift Ideas for Dads Who Love DIY with GIVEAWAYS

Hello Creative Family Holiday Gift Guide For Dads Who Love DIY

Who has a hard-to-buy-for hubby, brother or Dad on their list? Sometimes men leave us puzzled, and we don’t just mean when it comes to communication (!). Gift-giving for the guy set … well it can be a bit challenging. Never fear, our gift guide is here with our top recommendations for what to get the hard-to-buy for guy on your list who loves to be creative, hands-on and have a bit of fun too. Read on for our holiday gift ideas for dads who love DIY and make sure you read all the way to the end for some great giveaways!

Holiday Gift Guide – Holiday Gift Ideas for Dads

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Brew and Beast Beer and Bacon Making Kit
What man doesn’t love beer and bacon?! This is a cool way for him to make it all his own.

Beer Kits:
These DIY all-grain brewing kits come with everything you need to brew one gallon of delicious, thirst-quenching beer in the comfort of your own home. With a variety of styles to choose from, the ingredient refills allow you to use the equipment in the kit over and over again! Give your dad who loves DIY all the tools he needs to be a brew master in training! 

Bacon Cures:
Nothing tastes quite as good as homemade bacon. For those of you that haven’t tried it, you’re in luck! These DIY bacon cures are designed to give you 5 lbs of artisan-style bacon to satisfy your taste buds and impress your friends. With three flavors to choose from, this low-maintenance project is both fun and rewarding! The ultimate kitchen DIY Dad project 

Check Brew and Beast out online or on Facebook.

Netflix Gift Cards

Netflix Gift Card          
Because every DIY Dad needs some down time… A Netflix
gift card is the perfect gift for the movie or television
lover in your life. Give the gift of Netflix, and your
guy can stream an incredible selection of movies and
television shows, including Netflix original programming.
Plus they have great home design and cooking shows so your
DIY Dad can get a little bit of inspiration while chilling out!
Grab a gift card to make gift-giving super easy. Learn More

Nest Learning Thermostat

Nest Learning Thermostat
This is a cool gadget that can actually save you
a ton of money. Guys will love playing around
with it’s many features – including setting it up to
remember your heating preferences at each point
in the day – and you will both love pocketing change
as you enjoy saving energy by heating smartly.
PS. Our resident DIY Dad, Rob, has been playing with
this gadget for over a year now and is a huge fan!
Buy Now

 

R2D2

Star Wars
Not really a gift that helps with DIY, but pretty much
anything Star Wars is hot on guy’s lists right now. We love
the Star Wars USB R2-D2 Car  Charger. Who wouldn’t
want to bring that little guy along for a ride? Or grab a
collectible for the kid at heart. Crystal’s husband bought
Turtle a pair of Star Wars headphones for Christmas.
Crystal wonders who will end up using them more, the 3
year old or the 36 year old. Buy Now

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Ryobi 10 Inch Portable Table Saw
It’s easy to get lost in the tools section of Home Depot.
If your guy is looking for a few new building toys, Ryobi is
a name to trust when you aren’t quite sure what you
are looking for. This 10 inch Portable Table Saw is a great
price point with a lot of pro features. Buy Now

 

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Sonos Play         
They call this “the ultimate smart speaker for streaming
music”. A music-lover on your list will appreciate it for the
vibrant sound and it’s pretty sleek and unobtrusive too.
It uses WiFi to wirelessly stream your favourite
music. And we’re sure he won’t mind if you use it to
to crank up some Taylor Swift! Crystal has created playlists
for each member of her family for their Sonos Play 1’s, so
that everyone can have a chance playing DJ!  
Buy Now

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Herschel Supply Backpack
This company is re-inventing the backpack, but with a
nod to the past. For the guy that doesn’t love carrying a
bag, this is just the right size and style, unobtrusive
and yet really sharp with lots of room for his notebook,
pencils, rulers and what ever other design tools he happens
to be carrying around! We love that it’s made in our
home province of BC. Love local! Buy Now

 

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Home Right Finish Max Paint Sprayer
Our resident DIY Dad, Rob, is CRAZY for his Home Right
Finish MaxPaint Sprayer. If the man in your life does a
lot of DIYprojects that need painting, the Finish Max will
save him tons of time on painting, which means he’ll be
able to start his next DIY project sooner!
WARNING: Once he starts playing with it, he may want to paint
every surface in your home! Buy Now

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Weber Genesis 6511001 E-310 637-Square-Inch
38,000-BTU Liquid-Propane
Gas Grill, Black
For the guy who is serious about the grill, imagine
the delicious meals that can be made on this baby?!
This Weber is a gift for the whole family, really.
And it lets Dad be creative in the kitchen.
Buy Now

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'Holiday Gift Guide – Holiday Gift Ideas for Dads Who Love DIY with GIVEAWAYS' have 119 comments

  1. December 8, 2015 @ 3:30 pm Brenda Penton

    I’d get the Home Right Finish Max Paint Sprayer for my dad who is a painter. He actually just mentioned he wanted a paint sprayer.

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  2. December 8, 2015 @ 3:34 pm Amy Heffernan

    The Home Right Finish Max Paint Sprayer for my hubby! He likes to repaint cars.

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  3. December 8, 2015 @ 4:36 pm ginette4

    I would add the Weber Genesis 6511001 E-310 637-Square-Inch

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  4. December 8, 2015 @ 5:04 pm Elena

    I’d get the NEST thermostat for hubby. He likes that sort of thing.

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  5. December 8, 2015 @ 5:27 pm Karla Sceviour

    Ohh,I`d get the Brew and Beast Beer and Bacon Making Kit for my hubby,I think he`d get great use out of that and he would love it!

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  6. December 8, 2015 @ 5:35 pm Bailey Dexter

    Hubby would love the Star Wars !

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  7. December 8, 2015 @ 6:23 pm angela eagle

    i would get my dad netflix although he loves beer and bacon lol

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  8. December 8, 2015 @ 6:49 pm Chris Stockford

    tools!

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  9. December 8, 2015 @ 7:01 pm ivy pluchinsky

    I would get the Weber Genesis 6511001 E-310 637-Square-Inch 38,000-BTU Liquid-Propane Gas Grill, Black for my dad!

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  10. December 8, 2015 @ 7:13 pm Judy Cowan

    Ryobi 10 Inch Portable Table Saw would be perfect for my hubby.

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  11. December 8, 2015 @ 8:48 pm krystyl olson

    o0o0, id love to gift hubby (aka myself) a new grill – he (we) are in dire need ….we (we) LOVE GRILLING ,…. and it saves me from having to cook ;)

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  12. December 8, 2015 @ 9:33 pm Angela Mitchell

    My husband would absolutely love the Herschel Supply Backpack.

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  13. December 8, 2015 @ 9:44 pm Sunshine H

    The Weber Gas Grill for sure! It has been on my list for awhile.

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  14. December 9, 2015 @ 2:45 am seham merzib

    the Home Right Finish Max Paint Sprayer for my husband

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  15. December 9, 2015 @ 3:05 am Pam

    I would love to surprise hubby with the Weber Genesis Gas Grill because our bbq is very tiny and old.

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  16. December 9, 2015 @ 5:14 am Sindy Murray

    I`d get the Brew and Beast Beer and Bacon Making Kit for my husband and his dad. My husband loves bacon and his day beer.

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  17. December 9, 2015 @ 8:05 am lori b

    the nest thermostat, he loves to be able to play with his phone

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  18. December 9, 2015 @ 8:43 am Maria

    I would get the Brew and Beast Beer and Bacon Making Kit for my hubby

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  19. December 9, 2015 @ 9:38 am David

    would love the Star Wars

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  20. December 9, 2015 @ 10:25 am nicolthepickle

    The Ryobi 10 Inch Portable Table Saw would be well used by my husband.

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  21. December 9, 2015 @ 2:41 pm Gillian Morgan

    I WOULD GET THE HomeRight Finish Max Sprayer FOR MY DAD.

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  22. December 9, 2015 @ 4:13 pm loriag

    I would get the home Right Finish Max Paint Sprayer for my hubby as I think he would love to use it.

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  23. December 9, 2015 @ 4:15 pm jan

    well, my husband really wants Netflix, but the Sonos is high up there too

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  24. December 9, 2015 @ 5:00 pm Rebby

    I’d love to gift the HomeRight Finish Max Sprayer to my Dad!

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  25. December 9, 2015 @ 5:01 pm Dana Miller

    I would add the Herschel Supply Backpack to my gift giving list for my little one’s Dad. It would get a lot of use.

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  26. December 9, 2015 @ 7:29 pm Jonnie

    The portable table saw would be perfect for my husband

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  27. December 9, 2015 @ 7:42 pm Crystal Porter

    I would get my husband the brew and beast kit or the table saw. Might work for my dad too.

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  28. December 9, 2015 @ 8:58 pm Tainan L

    I’d get the NEST thermostat

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  29. December 9, 2015 @ 9:12 pm Nicole

    The portable table saw would be perfect for my husband.

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  30. December 9, 2015 @ 11:34 pm andrea amy

    the 6 months of netflix for my husband

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  31. December 10, 2015 @ 8:47 am Brenda Haines

    My uncle Don is like a dad to me and he has been taking care of my aunt and dealing with a lot of things. I would love to get him a nice gift like the Brew and Beast Beer and Bacon making kit or the travel table saw. Thanks for this chance!

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  32. December 10, 2015 @ 12:31 pm Jeannie

    My father in law would love the netflix subscription.

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  33. December 10, 2015 @ 1:48 pm Robyn Bellefleur

    I would get the Weber Genesis 6511001 E-310 637-Square-Inch 38,000-BTU Liquid-Propane Gas Grill for my husband.

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  34. December 10, 2015 @ 3:30 pm Tamara

    These are great ideas!

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  35. December 10, 2015 @ 3:56 pm Christine Topley

    The holiday gifts for DIY Dads I would get is the Beer Kit!!!
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  36. December 10, 2015 @ 4:12 pm Courtney

    My husband is a netflix junkie, so I’d get him a subscription

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  37. December 11, 2015 @ 7:05 am angela september

    my husband could definitely use the sprayer!!

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  38. December 11, 2015 @ 11:31 am naiddia p

    My hubby would love to get Netflix.

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  40. December 11, 2015 @ 3:16 pm elaing8

    The Netflix Gift Card for my Dad.

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  41. December 11, 2015 @ 4:18 pm Victoria Ess

    I’d definitely buy the Weber Genesis 6511001 E-310 637 for my partner!

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  42. December 11, 2015 @ 5:49 pm Kelley Moore

    I would get hubby the Weber Genesis Gas Grill

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  43. December 11, 2015 @ 5:52 pm Lisa

    The Netflix Gift Card! I actually didn’t know you could get GCs for Netflix! I would give it to my Dad and my sister.

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  44. December 12, 2015 @ 11:21 am Silvia D

    for my hubby I would gift him the Weber Genesis 6511001 E-310 637-Square-Inch
    38,000-BTU Liquid-Propane Gas Grill, Black. Our BBQ . He loves to BBQ all year round.

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  45. December 12, 2015 @ 1:29 pm louise

    I would get the NEST thermostat for hubby and my brother

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  46. December 12, 2015 @ 2:47 pm Colleen Boudreau

    The Nest Learning Thermostat for my dad.

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  47. December 12, 2015 @ 3:45 pm Tabathia B

    The Netflix subscription and the Home Right Finish Max Paint Sprayer and would be for my husband

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  48. December 12, 2015 @ 6:31 pm maria

    The Netflix gc for my nephew. He could use some downtime to unwind and relax.

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  49. December 13, 2015 @ 4:32 pm Sydney

    My husband has really been wanting to get a NEST thermostat!

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  50. December 13, 2015 @ 7:28 pm heather sibley

    My husband loves technology so I would give him the Nest Learning Thermostat

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  51. December 13, 2015 @ 7:44 pm Bo Simms

    From your DIY dad’s list I would add to my holiday list the Weber Genesis 6511001 E-310 637-Square-Inch
    38,000-BTU Liquid-Propane Gas Grill in black, for my dad. He loves to grill and he could really use a new one, he has an old bbq which he refuses to upgrade so unless we buy it for him, he won’t do it himself!

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  52. December 13, 2015 @ 8:23 pm Maritess S

    A Weber Genesis 6 Propane Gas Grill for my hubby. We are in cow country and steak is a fave. He needs a good grill to make those BBQ dinners better.

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  53. December 14, 2015 @ 1:05 pm Cheryl

    I would add the Ryobi 10 Inch Portable Table Saw :)

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  54. December 15, 2015 @ 5:17 am LaTanya

    the bacon making kit to my boss

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  55. December 15, 2015 @ 1:57 pm stacey dempsey

    Well any of those things would be great but the Nest Learning Thermostat would be a fun gift for my dad who has for as long as I can remember complained about the heating costs and the heat being to high etc lol

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  56. December 15, 2015 @ 2:07 pm Kelly H

    I would get the beer making kit for my father!

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  57. December 15, 2015 @ 2:54 pm farhd

    I would give my dad a ryobi 10in table saw!!

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  58. December 15, 2015 @ 3:25 pm John C

    would love the Nest Learning Thermostat

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  59. December 15, 2015 @ 4:00 pm Jeffrey Rossnagel

    I would add Brew and Beast Beer and Bacon Making Kit and give to my father. He enjoys making beer!

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  60. December 15, 2015 @ 4:55 pm Jasen H

    I’d get my father the Netflix Subscription!

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  61. December 15, 2015 @ 5:41 pm tanyab79

    would love to get the paint sprayer for my better half it would be needed shortly

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  62. December 15, 2015 @ 7:57 pm Lawrence

    The Nest thermostat

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  63. December 15, 2015 @ 8:29 pm mrdisco

    i really want a Herschel Supply Backpack

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  64. December 16, 2015 @ 12:37 am marla

    I would choose netflix for our family

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  65. December 16, 2015 @ 3:59 am Vicki Ho

    I’d buy the Home Right Finish Max Paint Sprayer for myself, I’m the painter in the family

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  66. December 16, 2015 @ 4:29 am Sarah Oswald

    I would get the Weber Genesis 6511001 E-310 637-Square-Inch 38,000-BTU Liquid-Propane Gas Grill, Black for my husband and he would love it.

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  67. December 16, 2015 @ 5:29 am Chris MacDonald

    I would choose the Netflix gift card

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  68. December 16, 2015 @ 6:36 am Darren Scrubb

    I would enjoy to finally have netflix

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  69. December 16, 2015 @ 6:54 am Alison Braidwood

    I’d get the Brew and Bacon making kit for both of my brothers. They both like beer and bacon. Perfect man gift.

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  70. December 16, 2015 @ 8:02 am William Ng

    I would get the Home Right Finish Max Paint Sprayer for myself. It’ll help save me to much time and trouble!

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  71. December 16, 2015 @ 10:02 am Garry D

    I am a DIY grandpa and our whole house and garage and things need a fresh coat of paint, so the Home Right Finish Max Paint Sprayer is definitely is what we would love to win. Of course my wife, the granny, would also love to use it, she likes doing things her ways :)

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  72. December 16, 2015 @ 1:23 pm Caroline

    I’d definitely choose the gas BBQ for my dad. He needs a new one.

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  73. December 16, 2015 @ 2:59 pm kayla_93@hotmail.ca

    I’d get the Brew and Bacon Makin Kit!

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  74. December 17, 2015 @ 1:06 am kathy thorn

    I would buy the HomeRight Finish Max Sprayer for my son-in-law

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  75. December 17, 2015 @ 1:12 am Daniela Plume

    I would buy my husband the hand mixer so he can whip up some yummy yummy cakes

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  76. December 17, 2015 @ 7:37 am Dana

    My dad would love the Netflix gift card

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  77. December 17, 2015 @ 7:57 am Khris

    “Which of our gifts for DIY Dads would you add to your holiday shopping list and who would you buy it for?” I would buy the portable table saw for my father-in-law who is the ultimate do-it-yourselfer in our family and in his community. He’s constantly building, repairing, inventing things for friends and family. This would be a lovely surprise for someone so generous with this talents.

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  78. December 17, 2015 @ 9:17 am Wehaf

    My boyfriend (and I) would love the Netflix subscription.

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  79. December 17, 2015 @ 9:46 am Wayne Couzens

    I would love the Home Right Finish Max Paint Sprayer for myself as my wife says it is time to paint again and guess who does all the painting.

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  80. December 17, 2015 @ 9:46 am joni taylor

    I would choose netflix and give it to my son

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  81. December 17, 2015 @ 10:15 am Stacie Humphrey

    My husband could really use the paint sprayer.

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  82. December 17, 2015 @ 10:48 am DebP

    I think my husbands would like to try the beer making kit.

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  83. December 17, 2015 @ 10:49 am DebP

    Oops, just one husband. Typo.

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  84. December 17, 2015 @ 11:30 am chris z

    i would get my dad the The Weber Gas Grill

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  85. December 17, 2015 @ 12:15 pm WSiemens

    Ryobi Table saw would be wicked!

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  86. December 17, 2015 @ 12:32 pm Natalie

    My mom would love the Home Right Finish Max Paint Sprayer!!

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  87. December 17, 2015 @ 2:51 pm Leanne Cobbledick

    6 month Netflix Gift Card would come in handy over upcoming the long winter nights

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  88. December 17, 2015 @ 3:56 pm melissaandkeith miller

    Weber Genesis Gas Grill because we need a new one

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  89. December 17, 2015 @ 4:17 pm Angelica

    I would add the Nest Thermostat. I think it would be great for my Dad! Their thermostat is upstairs and they don’t have the easiest time getting around. Being able to change the temperature from their smartphones would be amazing!

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  90. December 17, 2015 @ 5:17 pm Lucien

    Weber Genesis 6511001 E-310 for sure

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  91. December 17, 2015 @ 7:39 pm J OB

    Nest Thermostat for my husband

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  92. December 17, 2015 @ 8:44 pm Alan H

    the Brew and Beast Beer and Bacon Making Kit for my son

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  93. December 17, 2015 @ 9:46 pm aarone mawdsley

    i like the netflix subscription

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  94. December 17, 2015 @ 10:06 pm c.m

    i would add the Brew and Beast Beer and Bacon Making Kit. it would be for me. i’ve always wanted to get into craft brewing.

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  95. December 18, 2015 @ 4:16 am christina barany

    My Dad would live the Beer Kit

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  96. December 18, 2015 @ 6:41 am Muhammad

    Weber Genesis Gas Grill

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  97. December 18, 2015 @ 7:18 am Amy Hall

    I’d add animation studio for my son.

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  98. December 18, 2015 @ 8:34 am Wanda Bergman

    I would add the Star Wars USB R2-D2 Car Charger to my shopping list to give to my husband.

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  99. December 18, 2015 @ 9:58 am William Karcher

    I would like to win the Weber Gas Grill for my son !

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  100. December 18, 2015 @ 5:12 pm Leanne S

    I’d get the Netflix subscription for my partner. Netflix rocks!

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  101. December 18, 2015 @ 6:28 pm Kiley Downey

    The Beer Kit, my dad would love it

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  102. December 18, 2015 @ 7:17 pm missbobloblaw

    I’d get the 6 month Netflix Gift Card for DDs dad because he watches netflix 24/7.

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  103. December 18, 2015 @ 10:24 pm savannah hadden

    My guy would actually love everything on the gift guide but he has been asking for a beer making kit for months and months now!

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  104. December 19, 2015 @ 6:25 am Eric Stroud

    I would add the Ryobi 10 Inch Portable Table Saw because we are remodeling our basement and don’t have a table saw yet!

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  105. December 19, 2015 @ 8:26 am Lesley F

    My husband would love the Home Right Finish Max Paint Sprayer. There are lots of projects to be done

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  106. December 19, 2015 @ 6:58 pm Lushka Smith

    The new thermostat for my brother.

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  107. December 19, 2015 @ 8:27 pm Sharon Cubic

    My husband would love the beer and bacon making kit

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  108. December 19, 2015 @ 9:38 pm Jen L

    My Dad would love that barbeque!

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  109. December 20, 2015 @ 8:49 am David

    I would like any of them for myself, but for my dad I would get the beer and bacon making kit. I woul;David explain why, but it really needs no explanation!!!

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  110. December 20, 2015 @ 9:57 am marian boll

    I have always wanted the NEST thermostat for better control of our home.

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  111. December 20, 2015 @ 11:49 am jane kramer

    i would buy the Brew and Beast Beer and Bacon Making Kit for my boyfriend .

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  112. December 20, 2015 @ 1:24 pm Throuthehaze

    I would get a netflix subscription for my dad.

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  113. December 20, 2015 @ 1:27 pm Amanda Whitley

    i would get the netflix for my dad since he is a homebody and watches a lot of movies.

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  114. December 20, 2015 @ 4:16 pm Sarah Cool

    I would choose the Weber Genesis 6511001 E-310 637-Square-Inch 38,000-BTU Liquid-Propane Gas Grill, Black and I would give it to my brother :)

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  115. December 20, 2015 @ 4:44 pm D Schmidt

    I would add the HomeRight Finish Max Sprayer for my Husband, he has been asking for one for months.

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  116. December 20, 2015 @ 4:50 pm Steven weber

    I would choose the home right paint sprayer — my dad has so many projects he could use that for..

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  117. December 20, 2015 @ 5:12 pm Mayla M

    I’d get the Nest Learning Thermostat for my husband.

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  118. December 20, 2015 @ 6:34 pm Mary Gardner

    I’d get the bacon making kit for my son because he loves bacon with everything!

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  119. December 20, 2015 @ 7:37 pm Jody D

    the home Right Finish Max Paint Sprayer for my hubby

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