STUDIO CITY (CBS) — Father’s Day is just around the corner! Lifestyle Expert Jeanne Benedict stopped by KCAL9 Wednesday for tips to finding that perfect gift for dad.
Jeanne’s “Best Buys”:
• Hybrid Grill for the “BBQ King Dad”: This huge hybrid grill has a double grill-top and chamber set up, one for gas and the other for charcoal, that holds up to 45 half-pound burgers at once! Best of all, it is an incredible deal for $259.88 at Sam’s Club.
• Ooma Telo Free Home Phone Service for the “Money-Smart Techy Dad”: Say goodbye to pricey phone bills! Ooma’s sleek, revolutionary gadget hooks up to your high-speed Internet and existing phone so you can make calls for free in the U.S. (plus applicable taxes and fees) and international calls for next to nothing. OOMA Telo is easy to set up and even easier to use, in fact you don’t even need a computer or a headset. $199.94
• DIY Toolbox Kit for the “Handyman Dad & Kids” : The Red Toolbox line features a variety of tools ergonomically designed to fit a child’s grip. Plus, they have cool carpentry kits – like making a billiards or air hockey table – that Dads and kids can create together, allowing them to spend valuable time with each other while learning new skills. Red Toolbox products are currently available at Lowe’s stores nationwide and at Lowes. Additional information can be found by visiting Red Toolbox. Prices range from $8.98 to $12.98
• Robotic vacuum cleaner for the “Gadget Guru Dad’s” tool shed/garage: Neato XV-11, the world’s first laser-mapping robotic vacuum cleaner works on all types of floors. Its laser-based smarts can actually see its surroundings to avoid scuffing furniture/walls. This hands-free clean-up machine re-docks itself on its base to recharge and covers maximum floor area so it can clean larger homes. $399 at Neato Robotics
• Digital Camera for the “Adventurer Dad”: Built tough with an altimeter, compass, GPS and 3D mode, the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-TS3 is Panasonic’s flagship extreme camera. The TS3 is also shockproof, freezeproof, dustproof and waterproof, making it the ideal camera for guys on the go. This “take anywhere” camera features a 28mm wide-angle lens with a 12.1-megapixel sensor for capturing high-quality photos and full-HD video recording. The TS3 has an SRP of $399.99.
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