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You Can't Miss Friday's Best Amazon Deals

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As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, October 7.

Mental Floss has affiliate relationships with certain retailers, including Amazon, and may receive a small percentage of any sale. But we only get commission on items you buy and don’t return, so we’re only happy if you’re happy. Good luck deal hunting!


Spy Gadget Hidden Camera, Spy Camera Pen & 720p HD Video Camera Recorder DVR - Record in 1280x720 HD Video Resolution - 8GB SD Card Included for $39.99 (list price $44.99)

Car Mount TechMatte MagGrip CD Slot Magnetic Universal Car Mount Holder for Smartphones including iPhone 7, 6, 6S, Galaxy S7, S7 Edge - Black for $8.79 (list price $19.99)

RAVPower 22000mAh 5.8A Output 3-Pord External Battery Pack/Charger for $31.99 (list price $99.99)

Lexar Professional 633x 64GB SDXC UHS-I Card w/Image Rescue 5 Software - LSD64GCB1NL633 for $19.99 (list price $21.99)

DeKaSi Accessories Action Kit for Gopro HERO 5/4/3/SJ4000/SJ5000/SJ6000 (55-IN-1) for $28.00 (list price $82.00)

Circuit Maze Board Game for $23.99 (list price $29.99)

ZeroLemon ToughJuice USB-C/Type-C 30000mAh Dual Layer Rugged External Battery/Portable Charger (USB-C/Type-C Port + QuickCharge 2.0) for Apple MacBook, Pixel C, Samsung & more for $79.99 (list price $199.99)

Bluetooth Headphones, TaoTronics Wireless In-Ear Earbuds Sports Earphones (Secure Ear Hooks Design, 8 Hours Play Time) [Upgraded Version]  for $24.99 (list price $59.99)

Mini Pong - Bring The Party Anywhere Game for $29.07 (list price $39.99)

Verbatim USB 3.0 Universal Card Reader, Black 97706 for $13.49 (list price $19.58)

iXCC 3400mAH Power Bank - Mini Portable External Battery Charger for Apple iPhone, iPod, Samsung, HTC One, Fire Phone, Google Nexus and More - Black for $10.99 (list price $21.99)

GreatShield LCD Touch Screen Cleaning Kit with Microfiber Cloth, Brush, Cleaner Wipes Spray Solution for Laptops, PC monitors, Smartphones, Tablets, iPhone, iPad, LED, TVs, DSLR Cameras, Camcorders for $5.99 (list price $7.99)

Aukey 20000mAh Universal Portable External Power Bank with Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 - Black for $34.99 (list price $43.99)

Aonsen 2pcs 6ft 10ft Lightning Cable,Extra Long,Nylon Braided,Charging and 8 Pin iPhone Cord for iPhone 6/6 Plus/6s/6s Plus/5/5c/5s,iPad 4(Gold) for $10.85 (list price $20.99)

BONAZZA Universal World AC Travel Adapter Kit 4 USB Ports Travel Charger Wall USB Power Adapter for iPhone USB Devices International Plug Adapter UK/US/AU/Europe Over 150 Countrie - Surge Protection for $24.95 (list price $54.95)

Aukey CC-S1 4.8A Dual Port USB Car Charger - Black for $9.99 (list price $39.99)

Bluetooth Headset, Q26 Mini Invisible Earpiece In Ear V4.1 Wireless Bluetooth Car Headset Headphone Earbud Earphone with Microphone Hands Free Calls for iPhone Samsung LG HTC Motorola iPad (Black) for $16.89 (list price $18.99)

Anker PowerCore Slim 5000 Portable Charger, Ultra Slim External Battery with iPhone battery technology and Fast-Charging PowerIQ, Pocket Friendly Power Bank, Perfectly designed for iPhone for $17.99 (list price $49.99)

Anker 50W/10A 5-Port USB Car Charger PowerDrive 5 for iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPad Air 2/mini 3, Galaxy s6/s6 edge and More for $16.99 (list price $39.99)

HooToo 9-Port 60 Watts USB 3.0 Hub with 2 Smart Charging Ports and 7 Data Transfer Ports for iPhone, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPad, PC and More for $33.99 (list price $49.99)

Lumsing Ultrathin Portable 2-Port USB Charger 8000mAh Premium External Battery Pack & Power Bank with Smart Charge for iPhone, iPad, Samsung Galaxy, and Android Smart Devices (Black) for $13.69 (list price $17.99)

iPhone 7 Plus Screen Protector, Trianium(2 Pack) Soft Fiber Glass Film iPhone 7 Plus &iPhone 6/6s Plus Screen Protectors 0.2mm [3D Touch Compatible]Work with Most Protective Case for $7.95 (list price $19.99)

[Upgraded] Anker 24W Dual USB Wall Charger PowerPort 2 (with 2 Ports and Foldable Plug) for iPhone 7 / 6s / Plus, iPad Air 2 / mini 3, Galaxy S7 / S6 / S6 Edge / Edge+, Note 5 & More for $10.99 (list price $29.99)

Pet Nail Grinder , Petist Professional Electric Pet Nail Trimmer/ Clippers/ File with 3 Different Gentle Filing Wheel for Dogs and Cats / Premium Gentle Paws Pet Nail Grooming Tool Kit for $15.99 (list price $19.99)

iClever Mini Universal In-Car Wireless FM Transmitter, Stream Music for Car Stereo System, Grey for $9.99 (list price $45.99)

Bluetooth Headphones, TaoTronics Bluetooth 4.1 Wireless Headphones Stereo Sports Earbuds - Sweatproof In-Ear Headsets (aptX, CVC 6.0 Noise-Cancelling) for $25.49 (list price $59.99)

Citizen Men's BM8240-03E Eco-Drive Stainless Steel Watch with Leather Band for $87.28 (list price $175.00)

Men's Sport Watch by CIVO Multifunctional Military Waterproof Big Numbers Digital Casual Business Watch for $16.99 (list price $39.99)


Microwave Bacon Cooker - The Original Makin' Bacon Microwave Bacon Rack - Reduces Fat up to 35% for $11.99 (list price $14.95)

Meal Prep Haven 7 Piece Multi-Colored, Color Coded Portion Control Container Kit with Guide, Leak Proof, BPA Free, 21 Day Planner for $6.85 (list price $24.95)

Instant Pot IP-LUX60 6-in-1 Programmable Pressure Cooker, 6-Quart 1000-Watt for $89.91 (list price $99.95)

Danby DAR017A2BDD Compact All Refrigerator, 1.7 Cubic Feet, Black for $99.00 (list price $129.00)

Yeti Rambler Tumbler Stainless Steel, 30 oz for $32.88 (list price $69.95)

RTIC 30 oz. Tumbler for $13.76 (list price $59.95)

New Star Foodservice 46878 Commercial Citrus Juicer, Enameled Black for $65.95 (list price $75.95)

Waiters Corkscrew By iXCC, Handle Wine Corkscrew Made of Rosewood and Stainless Steel - All in One Wine Bottle Opener and Foil Cutter for $9.97 (list price $24.99)

Nesco Snackmaster Pro Food Dehydrator FD-75A for $64.99 (list price $72.95)

Shun DM0702 Classic 7-Inch Santoku Knife for $99.95 (list price $119.95)

Medelco 12-Cup Glass Stovetop Whistling Kettle for $9.88 (list price $24.99)

Lodge L5WS3 Pre-Seasoned Cast-Iron Wonder Skillet, 5-inch for $9.97 (list price $19.99)

Lodge L8DD3 Double Dutch Oven and Casserole with Skillet Cover, 5-Quart for $38.99 (list price $64.00)

Tovolo Better Batter Tool - Chili Pepper for $10.65 (list price $12.00)

Anchor Hocking 11-Cup Rectangular Food Storage Containers with Green TrueSeal Airtight Lids, Set of 2 for $18.69 (list price $23.99)

New Star 50943 Commercial Grade Seamless Aluminum Pizza Screen, 10-Inch, Set of 6 for $15.95 (list price $23.41)

Anchor Hocking 64-Ounce Mini Montana Jars with Brushed Aluminium Metal Lids, Set of 2 for $29.42 (list price $40.38)

Hiware Good Glass Teapot with Stainless Steel Infuser & Lid, Borosilicate Glass Teapots Stovetop Safe, 27 Ounce / 800 ml, Clear for $14.99  (list price $25.00)

Best Rated Checkered Chef Stainless Steel Rolling Pin, French Style Straight Rod, Metal Rolling Pin for Bakers. Dishwasher Safe. for $11.95 (list price $19.95)

Holstein Housewares HH-0937012SS Omelet Maker - Black for $29.99

Rachael Ray Cucina Hard-Anodized Aluminum Nonstick Cookware Set, 12-Piece, Gray, Cranberry Red Handles for $120.65 (list price $360.00)

Elkay EZS8L ADA Compliant Barrier Free Water Cooler, 8 Gallons Per Hour for $390.99 (list price $819.00)

J.A. Henckels International Statement 15 piece Knife Set with Block for $115.91 (list price $129.99)

Jamie Oliver Basting Brush for $7.89 (list price $9.99)

Tovolo Easy Reach Baster for $14.50 (list price $20.00)

Pyrex Easy Grab 2-Quart Casserole Glass Bakeware Dish with Glass Lid for $12.39 (list price $17.16)

Wilton Recipe Right 3 Piece Cookie Pan Set for $9.99 (list price $13.49)

Alpha Grillers Garlic Press and Peeler Set. Stainless Steel Mincer and Silicone Tube Roller for $17.97 (list price $49.99)

OXO SoftWorks Can Opener for $13.79 (list price $17.39)


Dyson AM07 Air Multiplier Tower Fan (Certified Refurbished) for $149.99 (list price $399.99)

WBM Himalayan Glow Hand Carved Natural Crystal Himalayan Salt Lamp With Genuine Neem Wood Base, Bulb And Dimmer Control.8 to 9 Inch, 8 to 11 lbs. for $21.75 (list price $39.95)

Dyson AM06 Air Multiplier 10-Inch Table Fan - Black (Certified Refurbished) for $119.99 (list price $299.99)

Buff Pro Multi-Surface Microfiber Towel - 12 Pack | Premium Microfiber | Clean, Dust, Polish, Absorb | Large 16"x16" for $14.98 (list price $19.98)

B&C Homegoods Woven Espresso Seagrass Waste Bin, Waste Paper Basket for Bedroom, Kitchen, Bathroom or Office - Woven Trash Can - Versatile wastebasket for garbage and rubbish for $21.99 (list price $39.99)

Simplicity Super Soft Warm Plaid Patterned Polar Fleece Blanket Throw 50" x 60" for $16.99 (list price $19.99)

Perfect Cloud Full 8-Inch Memory Foam Mattress for $299.99 (list price $749.99)

Hoover Commercial CH53010 TaskVac Bagless Lightweight Upright Vacuum, 13-Inch for $152.23 (list price $299.99)

Luxury Hotel & Spa Bath Towel 100% Genuine Turkish Cotton, 27" x 54" ,Set of 4,White for $39.85 (list price $69.99)

Magnasonic Professional Ultrasonic Jewelry Cleaner , Dual-Wave Heavy Duty Cleaning, Large Tank, Digital Timer, for Eyeglasses, Watches, Rings, Necklaces, Coins, Razors, Dentures, Tools, Parts (UC71) for $39.99 (list price $49.99)

Evercare Large Fabric Shaver for $7.86 (list price $8.99)

Tide PODS Ocean Mist HE Turbo Laundry Detergent Pacs 57-load Tub for $12.32 after on-screen coupon (list price $18.74)

Black+Decker HNV220BCZ22FF Compact Lithium Hand Vac 2Ah Kit - Cobalt Blue - Cordless for $25.99 (list price $29.99)

The Original GORILLA GRIP Non-Slip Bath and Shower Mat Featuring Powerful Gripping Technology, Machine Washable, Fits Any Size Bath Tub (Clear: Rectangle 35" x 16") for $12.99 (list price $29.99)

VDOMUS Non-slip Microfiber Bath Mat Bathroom Mats Shower Rugs, 20"32" Gray for $13.89 (list price $39.99)

AmazonBasics Wood Suit Hangers - 16-Pack, Maple for $7.03 (list price $20.49)

Black & Decker IR03V Easy Steam Iron, White/Blue for $14.59 (list price $28.38)

Royal Stainless Steel Paper Towel Dispenser with Weighted Base for $20.95 (list price $34.99)

MopDash Space Saving "Extreme" Spin Mop and Bucket, No Foot Pedal Needed. With Extra Mop-Head and Scrub Brush Included. (Plastic) for $32.99 (list price $59.99)

Griffith Bronze Table Lamps and Floor Lamp Set of 3 for $67.95 (list price $79.99)

Royal Kitchen Towels, 12 Pack - 100% Soft Microfiber with Pearl Woven Design -14" x 25" - Great for Cooking in Kitchen, Household Cleaning, Bathroom and Garage for $9.97 (list price $29.99)

Set of 2, Quilted White Goose Feather and Down Pillow, Quatrefoil Print, Standard/Queen Size for $38.99 (list price $99.99)

Vintage Distressed Wood Breakfast Coffee Table Tray / Office Desktop File, Mail, Document Holder -MyGift for $19.99 (list price $36.99)

Queen Size 3 Inch Thick, 4 Pound Density Visco Elastic Memory Foam Mattress Pad Bed Topper. Made in the USA for $116.78 (list price $759.99)

Whitmor 50 Pair Rolling Shoe Rack, Chrome for $43.33 (list price $129.99)

AmazonBasics Microfiber Sheet Set - Twin Extra-Long, Gingham Plaid for $3.59 (list price $13.99)

Dyson Cinetic Big Ball Animal Vacuum, (Certified Refurbished) - Corded for $226.09 (list price $689.99)

Etronic 3D Dancing Flame Flickering Flameless Battery Powered LED Pillar Candle, 3" x 5", Ivory for $8.99 (list price $22.99)

Sunbeam TSM8US-R608-25B00 Microplush Heated Throw, Olive for $33.25 (list price $69.99)

AmazonBasics Lightweight 200 Thread Count Sheet Set - Queen, White for $11.10 (list price $24.99)

Sauder Original Cottage Coffee Table, Rainwater Finish for $65.99 (list price $79.99)

Furinno 11179EX Simple Design Coffee Table, Espresso for $24.88 (list price $33.86)

iRobot Roomba 650 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner for $299.99 (list price $374.99)

URPOWER 2nd Version Essential Oil Diffuser,100ml Aroma Essential Oil Cool Mist Humidifier with Adjustable Mist Mode,Waterless Auto Shut-off and 7 Color LED Lights Changing for Home Office Baby for $16.95 (list price $49.99)

DampRid FG60 Refillable Moisture Absorber, 2-Pack for $4.53 (list price $6.99)

GermGuardian AC4825, 3-in-1 Air Cleaning System with True HEPA, UV-C and Odor Reduction, 22-Inch for $96.00 (list price $149.99)

Hibate Premium Rubber Door Stops w/ Wedge Stopper Storage Holder - Set of 2 for $7.99 (list price $14.99)


O'Keeffe's Working Hands Hand Cream, 3.4 oz., Jar, (Pack of 2) for $10.79 (list price $11.99)

Pure Body Naturals Beauty Dead Sea Mud Mask for Facial Treatment, 250g / 8.8 fl.oz for $14.95 (list price $29.95)

Vitamin C Serum for Face - 2 fl. oz - 20% organic Vit C + E + Hyaluronic Acid - Professional Facial Skin Care Formula that helps Repair Sun Damage and Fade Age Spots - Radha Beauty for $15.95 (list price $49.99)

Retinol Moisturizer Cream for Face - With Retinol, Hyaluronic Acid, vitamin e and Green Tea. Best Night and Day Moisturizing Cream 1.7 Fl. Oz. for $49.99 (list price $17.03)

Dove Body Wash, Sensitive Skin Pump 34 Ounce for $7.62 (list price $12.09)

Biotin (High Potency) 5000mcg Per Veggie Softgel; Enhanced with Coconut Oil for better absorption; Supports Hair Growth, Glowing Skin and Strong Nails; 120 Mini-Veggie Softgels; Made In USA. for $14.95 (list price $29.95)

CeraVe Foaming Facial Cleanser, 12 Ounce for $8.89 (list price $16.25)

Sundown Vitamin E Oil 70000 IU, 2.5 fl oz for $5.98 (list price $8.99)

Aria Starr Beauty Dead Sea Mud Mask For Face, Acne, Oily Skin & Blackheads - Best Facial Pore Minimizer, Reducer & Pores Cleanser Treatment - 100% Natural For Younger Looking Skin 8.8oz for $14.95 (list price $58.95)

Eye Cream for Puffiness, Dark Circles, Wrinkles & Bags - The most effective eye gel for every eye concern - All Natural Ingredients - .5 fl oz for $15.95 (list price $59.99)

Cetaphil Restoraderm Eczema Calming Body Moisturizer, 10-Fluid Ounces (Packaging May Vary) for $11.39 (list price $15.99)

St. Ives Naturally Clear Blemish and Blackhead Control Scrub, Apricot, 6 Ounce for $3.68 (list price $4.99)

Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay Deep Pore Cleansing 2 Pounds for $13.99 (list price $17.99)

Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Moisturizer with Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen, 1 Fl. Oz for $16.32 (list price $19.99)

Art Naturals Enhanced Vitamin C Serum with Hyaluronic Acid 1 Oz - Top Anti Wrinkle, Anti Aging & Repairs Dark Circles, Fades age spots & Sun Damage - 20% Vitamin C Super Strength - Organic ingredients for $15.00 (list price $15.00)

Amara Organics Aloe Vera Gel from Organic Cold Pressed Aloe, 8 fl. oz. for $15.95 (list price $24.99)

Aveeno Positively Radiant Skin Brightening Daily Scrub, 5 Oz for $4.80 (list price $7.69)

Aria Starr Beauty ORGANIC Argan Oil For Hair, Skin, Face, Nails, Beard & Cuticles - Best 100% Pure Moroccan Anti Aging, Anti Wrinkle Beauty Secret, EcoCert Certified Cold Pressed Moisturizer 1oz for $9.95 (list price $39.95)

Eltamd MD Skincare UV Daily SPF 40 Broad-Spectrum SPF 40, Moisturizing Facial Sunscreen, 48-Gram 1.7 Ounce for $15.78 (list price $25.00)

Puracy Natural Body Wash - Sulfate-Free - The BEST Shower Gel & Daily Cleanser - Citrus & Sea Salt - 16 ounce (Pack of 2) for $20.99 (list price $35.97)

Dove Purely Pampering Beauty Bar, Coconut Milk 4 Ounce, 6 Bar for $6.88 (list price $10.59)

Glycolic Acid Exfoliating Cleanser - Anti-Aging + Acne Face Wash With AHA Power For Wrinkles, Lines & Spots Reduction - Natural Blend of Best Rosehip & Tea Tree Oils + Jojoba Beads For a Deep Clean for $17.99 (list price $35.99)

Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream, 16 Ounce for $8.09 (list price $15.99)

EFINNY Blackhead Remover Cream Deep Clean Purifying Peel Acne Black Mud Face Mask for $4.99 (list price $15.99)

Rose Water - 100% Organic Natural Moroccan Rosewater (Chemical Free) - 4 oz for $13.97 (list price $29.97)

Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion+ 4.2 fl oz with Pump for $25.79 (list price $35.00)

Babyganics Alcohol-Free Hand Sanitizing Wipes, Mandarin, On-The-Go, 20 count reseal pack (Pack of 4) for $6.00 (list price $12.24)

Art Naturals Aloe Vera Gel for Face, Hair & Body - Certified Organic, 100% Pure Natural & Cold Pressed 12 Oz - For Sun Burn, Eczema, Bug or Insect Bites, Dry Damaged Aging skin, Razor Bumps and Acne for $24.95 (list price $20.00)

Burt's Bees Facial Cleansing Towelettes for Sensitive Skin, 30 Count for $5.09 (list price $5.99)

Dove Purely Pampering Body Wash, Pistachio Cream with Magnolia 22 oz for $5.44 (list price $8.89)

Hyperbiotics PRO-15 Probiotics: 60 Once Daily Time Release Pearls - 15x More Effective than Capsules with Patented Delivery Technology - Easy to Swallow - Promotes Digestive Health for $34.95 (list price $49.99)

Garcinia Cambogia *** 100% Pure Garcinia Cambogia Extract with HCA, Extra Strength, 180 Capsules, Made in the USA. New and Improved Formula Pharmaceutical Grade for $19.99 (list price $105.20)

Optimum Nutrition Creatine Powder, Unflavored, 600g for $14.43 (list price $27.99)

Vitafusion Women's Gummy Vitamins, Natural Berry Flavors, 150 Count for $9.79 (list price $12.99)

Jarrow Formulas Methylcobalamin (Methyl B12), Supports Brain Cells, 5000 mcg, 60 Lozenges for $14.43 (list price $29.95)

NatureWise CLA 1250, Highest Potency Non-GMO Exercise Enhancement Supplement, 180 count for $19.99 (list price $38.95)


Colby Brushed Nickel Desk Lamp with Outlet and USB Port for $79.95 (list price $99.99)

Tanmit Colored Glitter Gel Pens Art Set for Adults Coloring Book - 60 Assorted Colors Pen Office Set Great for Sketching,Drawing,Calligraphy,Writing (0.8-1.0 mm) for $10.99 (list price $50.00)

Hammermill Paper, Premium Multi-Purpose Poly Wrap, 24 lb, 8.5 x 11, Letter, 97 Bright, 2500 Sheets / 5 Ream Case (105810C) Made In The USA for $24.62 (list price $80.99)

Sharpie Oil Based Paint Markers Medium Assorted 2 Pack for $5.13 (list price $7.47)

Sharpie Permanent Markers, Broad, Chisel Tip, 8-Pack, Assorted 2015 Colors (1927322) for $9.61 (list price $12.57)

SINGER 14CG754 ProFinish 2-3-4 Thread Serger With Machine Intro DVD for $154.99 (list price $179.99)

Sharpie Metallic Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Gold, 12-Count for $12.23 (list price $13.62)

SINGER One Easy-to-Use Computerized Sewing Machine for $168.27 (list price $229.00)

ACCO Rubber Band Ball, 275 Bands Per Ball, Assorted Colors, 1/Box (72155) for $5.00 (list price $8.32)

Blue Sky 2017 Weekly & Monthly Planner, Wire-O Binding, 5" x 8", Endless Summer (19576) for $7.28

Prismacolor Premier NuPastel Firm Pastel Color Sticks, 96-Count for $88.03 (list price $109.00)

Squirrel Products 60 Gel Pen Set with Carrying Case for $12.99 (list price $16.99)

Post-it Super Sticky Notes, 3 x 3-Inches, Mediterranean Blue, 5-Pads/Pack (654-5SSBW) for $6.31 (list price $7.59)

uni-ball Vision Stick Needle Rollerball Pens, Micro Point, Black Ink, 5 Count for $11.24 (list price $12.49)

Derwent Pencil Extender Set, Silver and Black, For Pencils up to 8mm, 2 Pack (2300124) for $10.25 (list price $12.99)

SUDEE STILE 120 Unique Colors Pack (No Duplicates) Art Drawing Colored Pencils Set with Case for $21.99 (list price $87.96)

Sharpie 1792910 Brush Tip Fabric Marker, Assorted Colors, 5-Pack for $7.99 (list price $13.61)

Slime 1050 Rubber Cement - 8 oz. for $4.49 (list price $7.49)

Westcott Wood Yardstick, 36" for $2.09 (list price $3.65)

Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Graphing Calculator for $104.98 (list price $150.00)

Expo Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Fashion Colors, 8-Count for $5.37 (list price $7.16)

Swingline Thermal Laminator, Inspire Plus, 9" Max Width, Quick Warm-Up, Includes Laminating Pouches, White/Pink (1701865ECR) for $17.21 (list price $29.99)


Gemmy Halloween Airblown Inflatable Wide Kaleidoscope Lightshow Spider, 8-Feet, Black/White for $79.99 (list price $89.99)

Gemmy Imports 23623 8' Halloween Airblown Inflatable Cat Lawn Decoration for $88.30 (list price $94.99)

GreenWorks BA40L210 G-MAX 40V 115MPH - 430 CFM Cordless Brushless Blower, 2Ah Battery and Charger Included for $119.00 (list price $169.99)

Fiskars 30 Gallon Kangaroo Gardening Bag (94056949) for $15.56 (list price $24.99)

GreenWorks Pro GBL80300 80V 125MPH - 500CFM Cordless Blower, 2Ah Battery and Charger Included for $186.00 (list price $249.00)

InnoGear Solar Gutter Lights with Mounting Pole Outdoor Motion Sensor Detector Light Wall Sconces for $21.99 (list price $40.99)

Famili OT008 Wireless Remote Digital Kitchen Food Meat Cooking Electronic Thermometer Dual Probe for BBQ, Oven, Grill, and Smoker with Timer/Alarm for $42.48 (list price $69.98)

Gardenhome Hand Leaf Rakes, Large Size Rakes (One Pair) for $9.99 (list price $13.99)

Midland GXT1050VP4 36-Mile 50-Channel FRS/GMRS Two-Way Radio (Pair) (Camo) for $57.99 (list price $71.99)

Ergodyne N-Ferno 6823 Wind-Resistant Hinged Balaclava, Black for $12.43 (list price $19.04)

Suncast CPLPTW175 Slide Trak Hose Hideaway, 175-Feet, Mocha Brown for $40.49 (list price $69.99)

Raku 2 Person Portable Outdoor Traveling Camping Parachute Nylon Fabric Hammock (green) for $15.99 (list price $33.99)

Camping Cookware Mess Kit Backpacking Gear & Hiking Outdoors Bug Out Bag Cooking Equipment 10 Piece Cookset | Lightweight, Compact, & Durable Pot Pan Bowls - Free Folding Spork, Nylon Bag, & Ebook for $21.95 (list price $69.95)

Hudson 2100 Hose End 26 oz Sprayer for $8.56 (list price $13.99)

goDog Puppy Tough Ball Pig Dog Toy with Chew Guard Technology for $10.08 (list price $12.60)

AusKit Twist Ties, Reusable Gear Ties 18Pcs (Diameter-5mm , 6 Inch and 12 Inch) Assorted Colors Black, Green, Orange, Red for $14.99 (list price $45.99)

HAKE Outdoor Inflatable Hangout Portable Bag Lounger Nylon Fabric Suitable For Camping Beach Couch Sofa (Pink) for $29.90 (list price $69.90)

OUTXPRO 6 Pack Mosquito Repellent Bracelet - Micorfiber No Plastic No Deet Adjustable Waterproof Wristband For Kids, Men and Women Repells Mosquitoes, Flies, Bed Bugs and More for $12.90 (list price $23.95)

2XFaster Razor Tooth Folding Saw Pruning Tool Slices through 10" Thick Branches in Seconds. Professional Grade, 3 Angle Sharpened Hard Chrome Plated High Carbon Steel Pruning Blades, Anti-Slip Handle for $14.99 (list price $16.99)

Petmate Metal Litter Scoop for $9.34 (list price $14.99)

Arm & Hammer Double Duty Litter, 40 Lbs for $13.31 (list price $27.99)

Taste of the Wild Dry Dog Food, Pacific Stream Canine Formula with Smoked Salmon, 30-Pound Bag for $43.99 (list price $62.99)

Camping Towel Quick Dry - Extra Small, Big, Large Absorbing Lightweight Microfiber Camp Towel Set for $12.99 (list price $19.99)

VicTsing 200 Lumens Solar Powered LED Landscape, 180° Adjustable Waterproof Outdoor Spotlight for Driveway, Yard, Lawn, Pathway, Garden (2-Pack) for $24.99 (list price $39.99)

Premium Self Inflating Sleeping Pad by TNH Outdoors ✦ Thick Foam Padding ✦ Great For Camping and Backpacking ✦ for $29.70 (list price $55.00)

Etekcity Upgraded Portable Rechargeable LED Camping Lantern, 4400mah USB Power Bank (Black) for $18.99 (list price $29.99)

GreenWorks STBA40B210 G-MAX 40V Cordless String Trimmer and Blower Combo Pack for $139.00 (list price $159.99)


Poweradd 3-Outlet Power Strip 5ft Extension Cord with 3 Smart USB Ports for iPhone 4s/5s/6s/7/Plus, Samsung Galaxy Note 3/4/5, HTC and More for $13.99 (list price $29.99)

Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station (ME918LL/A) for $178.99 (list price $199.00)

ViewSonic PJD5155 SVGA HDMI DLP, 3300 Lumens Projector for $299.99 (list price $346.49)

Safemore 10-Outlet 4-USB Surge Protector Power Strip Power Socket Strip 6.5ft Cord (Black) for $36.99 (list price $79.99)

1byone Amplified Indoor HDTV Antenna for UHF / VHF / FM with Stand, 40 Miles Range with Detachable 20dB Amplifier USB Power Supply, 10 Feet High Performance Cable for $23.99 (list price $56.99)

iSmartAlarm iSA5 Deluxe Package, White for $195.34 (list price $249.95)

D-Link Wireless AC1900 Dual Band WiFi Gigabit Router (DIR-880L) for $129.99 (list price $179.99)

Fire HDX 8.9 Tablet, 8.9" HDX Display, Wi-Fi and 4G LTE, 64 GB - Includes Special Offers for $479.99 (list price $579.99)

Amazon Fire TV + HD Antenna Bundle for $109.99 (list price $131.47)

Singtrix Party Bundle Premium Edition Home Karaoke System - #SGTX1 for $265.50 (list price $349.99)

NETGEAR N300 Wi-Fi Router with High Power 5dBi External Antennas (WNR2020v2) for $19.99 (list price $29.99)

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Always Fits
Revisit Your Teen Years With Vintage Sweet Valley High Editions
Always Fits
Always Fits

The '80s and '90s were a special time to be a reading-obsessed child. Young adult series like The Baby Sitter’s Club and Sweet Valley High were in their prime (and spawning plenty of spinoffs and blatant knockoffs), with numerous books a year—Sweet Valley High creator Francine Pascal published 11 books in her series in 1984 alone.

You can't find original Sweet Valley High books on the shelves anymore (unless you want to read the tweaked re-release versions published in 2008), but fans of Jessica and Elizabeth no longer have to trawl eBay looking for nostalgic editions of their favorite installments of the series. Always Fits, a website that sells gifts it describes as “nostalgic, feminine, feminist and wonderful,” has tracked down as many vintage teen series from the '80s and '90s as it can, including a number of Sweet Valley High books.

A stack of Sweet Valley High books
Always Fits

The collection of books was sourced by the Always Fits team from vintage shops and thrift stores, and covers editions released between 1983 and 1994 (the series ran until 2003). While you can’t get a shiny new copy of books like Double Love, you can pretend that the slightly worn editions have been sitting on the bookshelf of your childhood bedroom all along.

Each of the Sweet Valley High books comes with an enamel pin inspired by the cover for one of the series's classic titles, Secrets. Unfortunately, you can’t pick and choose which installment you want—you’ll have to content yourself with a mystery pick, meaning that you may get In Love Again instead of Two-Boy Weekend. Hopefully you’re not trying to fill in that one hole from your childhood collection. (You may not be able to get Kidnapped by the Cult!, but it appears that Crash Landing!, with its amazingly ridiculous paralysis storyline, is available.)

The Sweet Valley High book-and-pin set is $18, or you can get a three-pack of random '80s books for the same price.

Here's To Dad: 27 Father's Day Gifts He'll Love

Whether he's Pops, Dad, Papa, or something else, let's face it, the father figure in your life probably knows best. This Father's Day, show your appreciation for those hard-earned life lessons with one of these gifts that he's guaranteed to love.

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mountain glassware
North Drinkware

Portland-based company North Drinkware is known for stunning hand-blown glassware featuring replicas of mountains. The Oregon Pint captures the likeness of Mount Hood—the highest peak in the state at 11,250 feet high. There are also models for mountains in Washington, California, Colorado, and more.

Find It: North Drinkware


Designed in collaboration with three National Geographic Explorers, this duffel—which has 60 liters of space—is tough enough for the most adventurous dads. The pack unzippers to two large compartments, divided by mesh, that allow for easy organization and locating of whatever items are inside. Its moisture-wicking straps can be configured so dad can carry it as a duffel or wear it as a backpack, and weatherproof fabric allows it to be wiped down inside and out.

Find It: National Geographic


Whiskey Stones
Whiskey Stones

Instead of regular ice cubes that water down spirits, make sure Dad has whiskey stones. He can stick these handcrafted soapstone cubes in the freezer for four hours, pop them into his glass, and enjoy a cold, stiff drink.

Find It: Whisky Stones


It doesn’t get more comfortable than these kicks, which have a removable footbed with a gel insert, a drop-in heel—so dad can wear them as either shoes or slides—and a breathable nylon upper. Plus, a portion of the proceeds from your purchase will go to the Ama OluKai Foundation, which supports charities that honor Hawaii’s cultural heritage.

Find it: OluKai


coffee socks
Courtesy of The Perfect Pair, Etsy

For the father figure who loves his coffee and can be regularly found kicking back on a recliner: Help him send a message from the comfort of his chair with these socks that feature a plea for caffeine on the bottom. Bonus points if you bring him a cup of joe on Father's Day.

Find It: Etsy


Dad Magazine

Dads are the source of endless internet fodder, from well-crafted dad jokes to heart-warming anecdotes from real-life fathers. This book-length parody magazine stemmed from the fake Dad Magazine covers that creators Jaya Saxena and Matt Lubchansky published on The Toast, the now-defunct feminist site edited by Daniel Mallory Ortberg and Nicole Cliffe. The periodical bills itself as being "for dads, by dads" and features pitch-perfect satirical articles on classic dad-friendly topics like tools, golf, and grilling.

Find It: Amazon


These calf-high socks—which are mostly made of merino wool—wick moisture away from the skin and dry quickly. They’ll keep dad’s feet warm in the winter and cool in the summer, and thanks to the wool’s antimicrobial qualities, they won’t stink. Best of all, they come with a lifetime warranty.

Find It: Darn Tough


umbrella chair

This outdoor recliner chair has a large built-in umbrella so dad can relax in the shade at the beach, by the campfire, or on the sidelines of your soccer game. In addition to three adjustable positions, the chair includes a detachable footrest, cup holder, and built-in bottle opener.

Find It: Amazon


Paddle Your Own Canoe cover

In his first memoir, Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man's Fundamentals for Delicious Living, actor Nick Offerman (who made us laugh as Ron Swanson on Parks and Recreation) instructs readers on the finer points of woodworking, cooking meat, and growing facial hair. He also shares his philosophy on life, what it means to be a man, and tales of growing up in Minooka, Illinois.

Find It: Amazon


If your dad loves National Parks, this is the shirt for him. Made by the Jackson Hole, Wyoming-based Mountain Khakis, this 100 percent cotton jersey shirt comes in green or blue and features a pattern of little bison—including a few that are giving too-close tourists the boot.

Find It: Mountain Khakis


Trunk Club

Dad can't be trusted to pick out his own clothes? Give him the gift of a box of swanky threads, curated by a personal stylist with Nordstrom's Trunk Club for Men. All he has to do is chat with a stylist online, answering questions about what he likes to wear. Then, a box will be shipped right to his door full of pieces for him to try on. He can return what he doesn't like for free and keep what he loves. A $25 styling fee is credit toward his final purchase.

Find It: Trunk Club


Basic Outfitters clothing in drawers
Courtesy of Basic Outfitters

Don't forget socks and underwear! The Create-a-Drawer from Basic Outfitters (which you might recognize from Shark Tank) is a one stop shop for restocking on wardrobe basics. Put together a box of up to 17 pieces, including boxers, briefs, socks, undershirts, Henleys, hoodies, and sweatpants, for $60. With a wealth of classic colors and fun patterns in soft fabrics, there's something for every dad. Trust us: Basic Outfitters let us curate a box to sample and it was easy as can be to find things suited to the dad in our life.

Find It: Basic Outfitters


hot sauce

If your dad has a high tolerance for heat, challenge him to try the impossibly hot Blair's Original Death Sauce, which comes with a skull keychain.

Find It: Amazon


Travelambo RFID Front Pocket Minimalist Slim Wallet

If dad has been using the same worn out billfold since 1987, it's probably time for an upgrade. Travelambo's minimalist wallet is designed to hold everything he needs in an impressively slim frame.

Find It: Amazon


Pint Glasses

Each of these pint glasses comes with a chilling cone that you put in the freezer for 30 minutes and then screw into the bottom of the cup. The cold core will keep dad's ale at the perfect temperature despite the summer heat.

Find It: Wayfair


Ivation Long Range Wireless Thermometer

This wireless meat thermometer allows dad to kick back with a beer and still monitor the grill from up to 300 feet away.

Find It: Amazon

17. SMOKER BOX; $50

smoker box
Williams Sonoma

This smoker box is the perfect addition to any culinary dad's grilling collection. He'll love experimenting with different smokey flavors.

Find It: Williams-Sonoma


Dyson 300906-01 Air Multiplier AM07 Tower Fan

The uber-modern Dyson Cool tower fan is completely bladeless, using Air Multiplier technology to cool dad off. It's also quiet, easy to clean, and features a sleep timer.

Find It: Amazon


"Honestly" Abraham Lincoln Mug
Fishs Eddy

If your dad is a history nerd, he'll love this quirky mug from Fishs Eddy.

Find It: Fishs Eddy


Dueling Shots Hamilton and Burr
Fishs Eddy

These American-made "dueling" Hamilton and Burr shot glasses honor blasts from the past. Plus, they're cheaper than tickets to Hamilton.

Find It: Fishs Eddy


Stanley Classic Growler Set

Perfect for camping or backyard BBQs, this set comes with a 64-ounce vacuum-insulated growler made of stainless steel that promises to keep beer cold for a full 24 hours. It also includes four tumblers in different colors so no one gets their drinks mixed up—if Dad feels like sharing, that is.

Find It: Stanley


belt buckle multi-tool

Fashion meets function in this multi-tool, which includes pliers, a ruler, a screwdriver, a wire crimper, scissors, a blade, and a three-sided file, among other tools. It folds down into a belt buckle and can also be clipped on a pack.

Find It: Sog



This leak-proof cooler—which comes in three colors—has a puncture resistant nylon exterior, a wide opening to make getting food or drinks easy, and straps that allow it to be carried either on the shoulder or as a backpack. It can be opened with one hand and will keep ice for up to three days.

Find It: Otterbox



Dads who love Leatherman will want this multi-tool, which is based on the brand's original 1983 design. The 4-inch-long, 5.2-ounce tool has 11 tools, including four screwdrivers, pliers, a knife, and an awl; it comes with a wooden case, a leather sheath, a collector’s coin, and a t-shirt—not to mention a certificate of authenticity signed by Tim Leatherman himself.

Find It: Leatherman


baseball cap
Coal Headwear

These adjustable ripstop cotton hats pair funny phrases with classic illustrations, a great fit for the Pop who loves his dad jokes.

Find It: Coal Headwear


beer flight

Dad will cherish this wooden set that includes space for up to four drafts and a chalkboard for marking what's on tap.

Find It: Gilt


pop chart movies scratch off poster
Pop Chart Lab

This scratch-off poster from Pop Chart Lab features 100 classic films making it the perfect gift for film buffs with a den full of meticulously organized DVDs and Blu-rays.

Find It: Pop Chart Lab


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