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DADS & GRADS 2021 aka Dadgets & Gradgets

Looking for a gift idea for your Dad or that special Grad— I’ve got some gadget ideas from (temp) tattoos to earbuds to that perfect gift for the couch potato in your life—

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Prinker — Thinking about getting a tattoo but worried about the pain and making a life-long decision? Prinker is your perfect solution! It is the world’s first mobile digital temporary tattoo device that makes it easy to create and apply water-resistant but soap-washable custom temporary tattoos. Prinker inks use a unique cosmetic formula that is EU CPNP and FDA VCPR-compliant, to deliver vivid color and rich blacks without staining or irritation to the skin, making it safe, even for children! Do you enjoy changing your look on the fly? Prinker’s Content Platform has more than 8,000 ready-designs that you can use or you can even customize your own!  Complement your OOTD with a brand new design every day. Price starts from $269.00, for more info, go to:

Earin A-3 — Perfect for Dad or that recent Grad — The Earin A-3 True Wireless earbuds – dad and/or your future grad will love listening to their favorite music, podcast, or audio book while relaxing, exercising or traveling. The A-3 are also great for making calls to stay connected and are ideal for a work from home set-up. Combining sleek, Scandinavian design with innovative audio and wireless connectivity features, the A-3 are the smallest earbuds on the market. Users can expect superior audio quality with custom speakers that provide a crisp and clean sound with deeper base. Utilizing an “open” design, the A-3 sits comfortably in the outer ear, making them easy to wear throughout the day, as well as an attractive and discreet appearance with the removal of the ‘stem’ found in typical wireless earbuds. Other user-friendly features include the option for wireless and wired charging, an intuitive touch interface on the earbud to quickly answer calls or play music, and no designated “right” or “left” earbud. The A-3 are also sweat, water and dust resistant. The A-3 are available now on and Amazon in black and silver models for $199. Additional information can be found online at or by following Earin on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

AirFly by Twelve South lets you easily use your wireless headphones with the in-flight entertainment system. No need to buy the airline’s headphones when all you have is your wireless buds. Plug this tiny transmitter into a headphone jack to listen to in-flight movies or the TVs at the gym. With multiple models users can pick the device with what they need, for example, AirFly Pro acts as a wireless splitter, so you can connect two wireless headphones at the same time. $54.99

SkyClip Tray Table Phone Mount — when you fly, sometimes you want to watch your own phone or tablet, SkyClip lets you mount your phone/tablet to the CLOSED tray table.  So you as the passenger have more space and your phone/tablet are at the correct viewing height.  Check it out at:  $10   VIDEO:

Sofa Stud is a neat and nifty couch cup holder. It uses the space between couch cushions for stability instead of the place where the remote and spare change end up. It has a slim paddle on the end that slides between couch cushions and the broad base holds dad’s favorite beverage. The Sofa Stud has a three inch opening so it can hold a 12 oz. can, bottle or cup. Stop spilling, more chilling with Sofa Stud! For more info, visit: Sofa Stud is an affiliate on ShareASale.  The price is $10.95 for one and $17.95 for two.  Amazon link:

EazyHold — Gotta Getta Grip?  Are your hands giving out after 2 hours of painting the house, digging that 5th post hole, or reeling in that big fish? There’s a solution for that! It’s an innovative grip assist that helps you get a better hold on tools that require a firm grasp and a repetitive motion.  It helps relieve the stress and strain that tool use puts on hands and joints, and gives you more control. Use EazyHold for working around the house and garden. For activities like fishing, tennis, and rowing. Great for no-drop tools when working up on a ladder, or in tight spaces like automobiles or boat engines. Even for musical instruments, Eazyhold makes holding drumsticks effortless. Rock on and get a better grip with EazyHold.  Starts at $14.99 (set of two)

Hurt Skurt — is perfect for that weekend warrior – it uses a revolutionary, patent-pending stretch-to-fit design made of ultra-soft, custom printed stretch fabric encasing individual gel panels. Smooth those sore knees and aching elbows.  These innovations allow HurtSkurt® to work without harnessing devices and stretch to double it’s size. Clinically proven to maintain a therapeutic body temperature for over an HOUR!  The genius of the design is the articulating joints that still allow full range of motion in joints even when it is frozen solid, allowing you to be fully mobile while receiving treatment. Hurt Skurt | Flexible ice pack | United States (  Small  – $19.98 Medium – $29.98. Large  – $39.98  Extra Large – $44.98

Shave Rescue — Have you ever heard Dad complaining about shaving?  If he has, it’s probably because he’s experiencing some discomfort like pulling and tugging or nicks and scrapes!  Much of the discomfort that is felt from shaving can be attributed to the collection of shave gunk that accumulates throughout the shave.  Most Dads can relate to tapping their razors against the sink or running it under water for prolonged periods of time in an effort to get that clean blade feeling.  Shave Rescue is a brand that is dedicated to Making Every Shave Better and their Original Rescue Brush might just be the solution.  It is a thoughtfully crafted, hands-free brush that efficiently cleans that gunk out of your razor, leaving it poised to perform in the way it was intended.  It’s high-quality feel is a result of being made in the USA using quality components throughout.  In a world of hi-tech gadgets, the Original Rescue Brush is proud of its lo-tech functionality and simplicity.  The WOW comes from, “why hasn’t someone thought of this before?”  $24.99 each

The Full Page Illuminated Desktop Magnifier — Only available from Hammacher Schlemmer, this is the cordless desktop magnifier that enlarges and illuminates an entire book or magazine page. Its extra large 9 3/4″ x 11 3/4″ glass lens provides 3X magnification of a standard 8″ x 11″ page without requiring you to adjust or reposition your reading material or the magnifier itself. Its 13 white LEDs help to reduce eyestrain and have dimmers to provide your ideal level of brightness for reading, writing, or inspecting coins and stamps. The neck tilts up/down 120º and the body rotates a full 360º. LEDs are rated for 50,000 hours. Requires four AA batteries. Base 11″ L x 7 1/2″ W x 9 3/4″ D.  $79.95