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Squirt guns and Super Soakers, water cannons and water balloons, even a pair of dunk tanks get their day on my list of the 12 best squirt guns & water fight gear for the summer...

May The 4th Be With You: 13 Star Wars Gifts for 2021

Star Wars Day has come again, and along with saying May the 4th be with you in 2021, I can also offer you this collection of 13 of the best Star Wars gifts the galaxy has afforded us in recent times. Hint: It's a lot...

Dude's must see products for April 2021 saw a little bit of summer creeping in. A little bit of sweetness - though not the kind that tickles tongue. And, not to ignore what kicked off the month of April, a fair amount of foolishness. Enjoy Dude's must see products for April 2021...

15 Little Gifts to Brighten Someone's Day

If you're on the hunt to brighten someone's day, these 15 little gifts should present you with plenty of opportunities. Whether it's a spouse stressed from work, a buddy down on dating, a mama about to have a Mother's...

March 2021 marked the 1-year anniversary of my working from home. Working out out from home. Working not to go crazy from staying at home. It's been a long year. But one thing that hasn't changed is Dude's must see products for March 2021. Well, for any month, really. Before COVID, during COVID...

10 "I Dare You" Gifts

Let me explain what I mean by 10 "I dare you" gifts. These are items either inherently weird / funny / gross, or that I've come up with something weird / funny / gross to do with so that you can present a gift to your...

It's been not even 2 years since I first wrote about the best gifts I've ever given my wife. So in one way, it seems crazy that I would have compiled a whole, 11-strong list of the best gifts I've ever given my wife, part 2 in such a short time. But in another way, I think it just goes to show what...

Dude's Must See Products for February 2021

Dude's must see products for February 2021 reflected a month of looooove. Lovely animal rings in every species from hippos to pugs. Brotherly love between Darth Vader, Boba Fett, and The Emperor, as they spend some quality...

Some of these clever storage solutions are simple, and some use sophisticated designs and technology to help you store and schlep your stuff, and tidy up your mess. Some of my nods of approval go to storage solutions that just get the job done, while others are works of art unto themselves that also...

Dude's Must See Products for January 2021

New year, new must see products, right? Yes and no...

This roundup of 16 of the best gifts for cat lovers, like my compilation of 17 of the best gifts for dog lovers, includes both pet care items that will give your kitty something to meow! about, and cat-themed human items that will give you as a cat lover something to...well, if you love our feline...

17 of the Best Gifts for Dog Lovers

My compilation of 17 of the best gifts for dog lovers includes both doggone good dog goods, and doggone good goods spotlighting dogs that will make dog lovers go, Hot diggity dog! Enjoy...

It all started with T-Rex Hates Pushups. Or was it T-Rex Hates High-Fives? Or maybe it goes all the way back to Jurassic Park. However it began, T-Rex has stormed onto the pop culture and related product scene like, well, a ravenous carnivorous dinosaur on a rampage...

Dude's Must See Products for December 2020

Oh thank the Baby Jesus we've finally gotten to Dude's must see products for December 2020. The last month of 2020 we'll ever have to revisit. At least around here. At least I hope...

When I say "The 17 Best Gifts to Warm You Up & Keep You Warm," I guess what I really mean is "The 17 Best Gifts to Warm Her Up & Keep Her Warm." At least that's the case in my household. Be it my wife, She-Ra: Princess of Power, or my mama we're talking about, those ladies are always cold. And they're...

14 Gifts for the Bummed Out & Stressed Out

These 14 gifts for the bummed out and stressed out recognize that the holidays are not the most wonderful time of the year for everyone. And in this year of 2020, one of the most BSC of all the years, that sentiment probably...

Not dogging Peloton here - I have one and love it - but these 12 best home workout gifts that aren't a Peloton simply take into account that getting the company's COVID-exploded exercise bike and treadmill is tough right now. Popularity, combined with supply chain slowdowns, leaves many starving...

14 Charming Design Gifts for 2020

These 14 charming design gifts feature exceptional executions, yes. But they're as much about the cleverness of the ideas to create them in the first place. They're super cool designs conceived by people who were wearing...

My collection of 17 of the best boozy gifts for 2020 isn't just about the booze itself. The beer, the wine, the liquor, sure, there's some of that. But there's also a lot of what you're gonna put your booze in. How you're gonna serve it. How you're gonna make it better. ... And in one case, how you're...

18 Groovy, Gnarly & Dope Gifts for 70s, 80s & 90s Kids

If you were groovy in the 70s, gnarly in the 80s, or dope in the 90s, these 18 throwback gifts are for your own nostalgic self...

Dude's must see products for November 2020 are all about your holiday gift-buying pursuits. Being generous, sharing love and thoughtfulness with others...

16 Stellar Stocking Stuffers for 2020

These 16 stellar stocking stuffers score Santa's stamp of approval. And also that of the Sesame Street episodes brought to you by the letter "S". Enjoy...

Kid. Kid at heart. Grown ass man who just likes Star Wars and video games, OK?! They're all welcome here, and this list of the 12 best "kid" gift for adults should make them all very happy...

18 No-Fail Gifts for Women in 2020

My 2020 roundup of 18 no-fail gifts for women should have something for every special lady on your list. And even un-special ladies, like your mother-in-law and Karen...