Here are even more suggestions for your shopping pleasure for your favorite dad or grad!

1-800-Flowers – Have you looked lately – Much more than beautiful flowers, though flowers for dad are certainly acceptable.  Check them out online at They always have great gift ideas and they are the perfect place to shop, especially for last-minute ideas and procrastinators.  Here are a couple of suggestions:


Sharper Image® All-in-One Grill Fork
Product Code: 12999


This is the perfect cooking aid for novice cooks and gourmet grill masters alike! The versatile multi-tool fork features a built-in cooking thermometer (with ultra-sensitive “fish” option) alerting you when your food is grilled to your specifications. Also included are a bottle opener, a corkscrew and a flashlight. Runs on 2 AAA batteries (included).

This product is shipped via one of the following carriers: UPS, FedEx, or USPS.



Sharper Image® Golf Ball Sweet Spot Finder
Product Code: 12687



If he wishes to improve his game, or just wants a toy for the home or office – we know he’ll love this spot finder – it’s a gift no golfer can be without. This inventive tool spins the ball to determine its variance mass and optimal spin axis. After a 20 second spin, insert the included pen in the hole to mark the “sweet spot.” When he swings he’ll hit his mark every time! Requires 2AA batteries. Please note: batteries are included.

This product is shipped via one of the following carriers: UPS, FedEx, or USPS.


Bushnell Instant Replay – Binoculars with built-in digital camera.  Here’s a gimmick that works!  This 8 x 32 mm set of binocs features a respectable 3.2 megapixel digital camera so dads can immortalize that blown play on the field, that spotted owl and much more.


It’s not just a digital camera, however. Like most digital cameras today, this one can also record 30-second video loops and display them on the built-in 1.5-inch LCD!  Images are stored internally on built-in 32 MB of memory and, additionally, on a standard CF card (not supplied). This is a serious piece of equipment and it really works as I found out when I tried it!  Retail: $660. More info is here or call 1-800-221-9035.   Available wherever fine outdoor optics are sold.  I   found it online through for a delivered price of $448!  Maybe you will find it for even less.

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