It's our go-to source for quirky, one-of-a-kind presents. 

By Katie Holdefehr
May 30, 2018
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Let's face it, Dad probably doesn't need another tie or a set of golf balls this year. If you're looking to get a little more creative with your Father's Day gift ideas, there's one place Real Simple editors swear by for offbeat yet useful presents: Uncommon Goods. This online shop is full of gift-worthy options at a range of prices, all guaranteed to make Dad ask, Where did you find this?? This year, the company revealed the best-selling Father's Day gifts from last year, so we're declaring the hunt for the perfect present officially over. Here, the top five favorites, in order of popularity. And good news: they're all under $50. 

Uncommon Goods

1
Kabob Grilling Baskets

Does your Dad consider himself the self-proclaimed grill master? Help him up his grilling game with a set of four kebab baskets that keep chopped vegetables contained so they'll cook evenly—and won't fall through the grates. 

To buy: $17 for 4, uncommongoods.com

Uncommon Goods

2
My Life Story - So Far

Even if your father has never journaled before, this log of his life will prompt him to remember key milestones and important relationships through the years. This meaningful gift will turn into a treasured keepsake for generations to come. 

To buy: $30, uncommongoods.com

Uncommon Goods

3
What I Love About Dad By Me Book

Want to tell Dad how much he means to you, but aren't sure how to put it into words? This book offers 50 sentence starters for you to fill in and start the conversation. This is a great gift idea for your own father or for your little ones to fill out for their dad. 

To buy: $10, uncommongoods.com

Uncommon Goods

4
Pistachio Pedestal

Have a dad or grandpa who's always munching on pistachios? This two-tier wooden pedestal was crafted from North American Maple and is designed to keep shells separate. 

To buy: $48, uncommongoods.com

Uncommon Goods

5
City Map Glass

Whether you want to celebrate the city where dear old Dad grew up, or where he lives now, these etched glasses will remind him of familiar streets. Choose from 24 American cities, including Los Angeles, Houston, Denver, and Detroit. 

To buy: $16, uncommongoods.com