Chip’s Gift Guide

As Seen On Fox & Friends – Sunday December 10, 2023

The holiday season is here, and it’s time to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones. If you’re looking for unique and exciting gift ideas, you’ve come to the right place! Chip Wade’s Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide has got you covered. Whether you’re shopping for your guy, the whole family, or even your furry friends, we’ve curated a list of top-notch products that are sure to bring joy and delight this holiday season. So, let’s dive in and explore the perfect gifts for everyone on your list!

Make a Fort – Kid Heaven

If you’re looking for screen-free fun for the whole family this holiday, check out Make-a-Fort! These durable, easy to assemble, and easy to store kits bring the joy of fort building to kids of all ages.

Made in the USA, their fort building kits are perfect for sparking creativity and imagination! With their easy-to-use connectors and rods, kids can build their own personalized fortresses, castles, and hideaways. Make-a-Fort kits keep kids off screens and encourage active play and imaginative thinking.

The fun doesn’t end once the fort is built! Kids love to read, take naps, and role play in the forts. Make-a-Fort unlocks hours of fun. Made from durable cardboard (over 3 times stronger than typical shipping cardboard), you can re-use the kits over and over again! Plus, they are easy to store. Each kit comes with a carrying case that fits in the closet or under the bed!

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This Christmas, elevate the gift-giving experience with the Pulsar Krypton 2, a cutting-edge Thermal Imaging Front attachment designed for the outdoor enthusiast or the tech-savvy adventurer in your life! Its compact and precisely balanced design marries seamlessly with its rugged magnesium alloy housing, ensuring durability without sacrificing comfort or ease of use. Crafted for the demanding terrains and ever-changing conditions, this thermal scope is a testament to resilience and reliability, making it an ideal companion for the modern explorer.

One of the standout features of the Krypton 2 is its supreme energy performance, offering up to a staggering 11 hours of operation on a single battery charge. Say goodbye to interruptions during crucial moments or breathtaking encounters—this device ensures extended usability, allowing for uninterrupted exploration and observation. Moreover, its quick transformation capability from a clip-on to a 3x thermal monocular adds unparalleled versatility. Seamlessly switch between functionalities to adapt to varying scenarios, whether for precision sighting or detailed observation, making it an indispensable tool in the arsenal of any outdoor enthusiast or wildlife aficionado. This Christmas, gift the power of extended exploration and adaptable functionality with the Pulsar Krypton 2, redefining the boundaries of outdoor adventure and technological innovation.

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Senix – Power Tool Combo

If your guy loves DIY projects or is always tinkering around the house, the Senix Power Tool Combo is the perfect gift. This 2-Tool Cordless Brushless Combo Kit includes a 1/2-Inch Hammer Drill/Driver and a 1/4-Inch Impact Driver. With a powerful 20 Volt Max* brushless motor, these tools offer efficient performance and longer runtime. The ergonomic and compact design ensures user comfort during prolonged use. The combo kit includes two 20V Max* 2.0 Ah lithium-ion batteries, a 20V Max* 2 Amp lithium-ion battery charger, and a soft bag. Available at both Amazon and Walmart for under $200!

Another great option is a versatile lawn & garden tool! The SENIX 2-in-1 Grass and Hedge shear delivers precise & efficient cuts for a professional-looking lawn & garden; The 4-inch grass shear & 8-inch dual-action laser-cut hedge trimmer blades offer flexibility for your projects!

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Turtlebox – Unleash the Sound of Adventure

Born in south-central Texas, Turtlebox is a leading manufacturer of premium portable audio devices designed for adventure. Their award-winning Gen 2 Portable Speaker is the ultimate outdoor speaker. With a waterproof and rugged design, Bluetooth 5.0 wireless connectivity, and a premium 6×9″ speaker, it delivers big, directional sound. The speaker also features the ability to pair two Gen 2 Turtlebox speakers for a left/right listening experience.

With a lithium-ion battery providing 20+ hours of playtime, stainless steel tie-down anchors, and a portable design (weighs about 10 lbs), the Turtlebox Gen 2 Portable Speaker is perfect for any outdoor adventure.

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You can also customize your Turtlebox! Offered in various colors, multiple body and handle options for match your Turtlebox to your personality. Try it out risk free! Turtlebox Guarantee: 60-Day Risk Free Trial. Find all the details at

DUDEROBE – The Robe He Wants to Wear

Robes don’t have to be boring, and DudeRobe proves that with their innovative design. Made more like a hoodie, the DudeRobe features non-floppy sleeves, a permanently attached belt you can’t lose, an extra inside pocket, and dual fabrics that make it look like a premium sweatshirt outside and absorbent/comfy Terry inside. This is the robe he’ll actually want to wear!

Got a little dude, or a girl-dude too? DudeRobe added an XS size for teens and tweens as well as Luxury Youth Bathrobes. Great for a Father-Son gift!

And this year, DudeRobe has released a game-changing Reversible Hoodie! With the All New DudeHoodie, your guy can enjoy the comfort and style of a sweatshirt with the functionality of a robe. It’s 2 Great Looks in One – Terry Side Out & Hoodie Side Out! Spill something on the Outside? Flip It! Sweaty on the Inside? Flip It! Flipping it also makes it eco-friendly…fewer washes! And what dude doesn’t like that? Perfect for after the gym, beach, morning coffee run or just lounging around!

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4 Patriots – Stay Self Reliant

If your guy is all about self-reliance and preparedness, 4 Patriots has the perfect gifts. The CoyoteXT all-in-one tactical shovel kit is a versatile tool that includes a hidden survival kit in its handle. This “crisis-ready” tactical multi-tool is unlike anything you’ve seen before! With the CoyoteXT All-in-1 Tactical Shovel Kit you can dig, chop, hunt, and even clean game while enjoying a range of other functions to keep you safe. It’s perfect for outdoor enthusiasts and survivalists alike.

The SoLantern is a reliable, portable off-grid light source and emergency power bank with a built-in solar panel. It has 5 modes of lighting, for blackouts or outdoor adventures. Lightweight, compact, and rechargeable via USB or solar, it’s ideal for RV’ing, camping, hunting, fishing, emergencies, and power outages. It provides light for up to 12 hours!

Patriot Power All-in-1 Emergency Car Kit is comprehensive solution for unexpected roadside issues. With 95 pieces covering everything from power needs to sustenance and safety essentials, this kit is a must-have for every car. Fix a flat, jump-start a dead battery, or recharge your phone – this kit has you covered. Including 9 emergency food bars and 16 pouches of drinking water specifically crafted to endure extreme temperatures, ensuring they’re safe for car storage. Safety remains paramount with a 45-piece first aid kit and roadside visibility items. Thoughtfully organized to neatly fit in your trunk, this all-in-one solution guarantees you’re prepared for any roadside situation, offering peace of mind while on the go.

For those who want to stay informed, the Liberty Band Emergency Solar Radio is a must-have. Whether at home during a power outage or tucked into your pack while exploring the outdoors, this device is an essential companion. Offering 24/7 weather-alert protection through NOAA alerts, it ensures you’re informed and prepared for changing conditions. This versatile radio charges for free using solar power, AC, hand crank, or batteries, ensuring constant functionality. Moreover, it doubles as a power bank, capable of charging your phone in urgent situations. Ultra-lightweight and easily portable, it’s designed for convenience, making it an indispensable addition to any emergency kit or outdoor excursion.

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Buffalo Jackson – Leather Made for the Long Haul

For guys who appreciate style, craftsmanship and durability, check out Buffalo Jackson! We gave our son, Mac, one of their jackets for his birthday in September. The kid has worn it every single day since…even when the temps have been over 70 degrees! He likes the way it feels equally as much as the compliments he gets on it!

Buffalo Jackson has much more than jackets too! They offer a wide variety of heirloom-quality leather goods. Although it’s hard to narrow it down, here are some of our favorites from Buffalo Jackson this year:

  1. Bridger Leather Down Jacket – Light Brown: Exceptional warmth and style blend together, offering comfort in a sleek, timeless design suitable for various occasions and weather conditions.
  2. Roosevelt Buffalo Leather Pilot Bag – Dark Oak: Rugged durability meets classic design, making it a versatile and stylish companion for travel or daily use, ensuring longevity and sophistication.
  3. Ryder Reserve Bison Leather Duffle Bag: Unparalleled craftsmanship and robust material promise a lifetime of travels with both style and reliability, making it a perfect gift for adventurers.
  4. Roosevelt Leather Laptop Messenger: Professionalism and durability combine in a premium leather construction, providing both functionality and timeless style for work or travel.
  5. Dakota Handgun and Pistol Case: Offers secure and stylish protection for firearms, making it an excellent gift choice for gun enthusiasts who value safety and sophistication.
  6. Roosevelt Leather Travel Padfolio: Perfect for organizing essentials while maintaining a classic and sophisticated look during travels or meetings, making it an excellent gift for professionals.
  7. Ryder Reserve Bison Leather Billfold Wallet: Superior quality and timeless style ensure durability and sophistication for everyday use, making it an ideal gift for those who appreciate both craftsmanship and functionality.
  8. Limited Edition Roosevelt Billfold Wallet: Its exclusivity and impeccable craftsmanship make it a treasured and stylish accessory for daily use, offering a unique and thoughtful gift option.

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ICE SHAKER – For the Gym

If your guy is a fitness enthusiast, ICE SHAKER is the perfect gift. This unique bottle features a patented twist-in agitator that breaks up any type of powder, whether it’s protein, hydration, or vitamin powders.

The Twist-On Agitator boasts a noise-free, patented design that guarantees a flawlessly blended drink with each use. This innovation is coupled with a twist-on lid, ensuring a leak-proof bottle that adds to the convenience. Beyond its mixing prowess, its double-wall vacuum insulation prevents condensation and maintains icy cold temperatures for over 24 hours, defying even the scorching Texas sun. Inside, the cup features clear measurement lines at 5oz, 10oz, 15oz, and 20oz, enabling users to craft their perfect blend with precision. Crafted for portability, the ICE SHAKER is travel-friendly, fitting seamlessly into standard cup holders and equipped with a handle integrated into the lid, facilitating effortless transportation wherever you go.

You can even put your favorite team logo on the bottle, with NFL, NBA, and NCAA licensing available. These bottles are third-party tested to keep your drinks cold for over 30 hours, perfect for those intense workouts.

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Springer Pets – Essentials for Your Dog

Don’t forget about your furry friend this holiday season! Springer Pets offers the perfect gift for your dog—the Springer Dog Travel Water Bottle. This convenient water bottle allows you to hydrate your dog on the go, making outdoor adventures more enjoyable for both of you. Simply squeeze the bottle with one hand to fill the bowl and release to drain the excess water back in. The leak-tight innovative bottle includes a carabiner for easy clipping to your backpack, bag, or leash!

The size options cater to various needs and activities, offering versatility for dog owners on the move. The Mini, at 15oz, suits daily strolls or quick outings with your furry friend, providing just the right amount of hydration. The Flip, sized at 20oz, stands out with its integrated foldable silicone bowl, enhancing its portability for travel purposes without compromising on convenience. Stepping up, the Classic at 22oz strikes the balance, fitting perfectly into most adventures and park trips, catering to dogs that enjoy an active lifestyle. Finally, the Growler, an impressive 44oz, accommodates longer walks, more active pups, or those who love to share their water, ensuring ample refreshment for every occasion.

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GOATBOX – Go Anywhere Prepared

For the guy who loves adventures and being prepared, Goat Boxco has got you covered. First, it’s a really great and American-made cooler, but it’s so much more than JUST a cooler!  Their cans protect and organize your outdoor and emergency gear, like BBQ tools, first aid supplies or even emergency power for your boat or truck. Whether it’s tailgating, camping, fishing, or first aid, Goat Boxco has specially-curated kits tailored to fit any activity.

Combine Goat’s Cooler with the Rack, and you’ve got a true home-to-field gear management system. It’s the perfect gift for the outdoorsman or tailgater in your life, and Goat Boxco is running a huge Holiday sale right now at

And if you needed yet one more reason to buy from Goat Boxco…Goat supports military and first responders with a year-round 25% discount!

Waterpik– Aquarius Water Flosser

Make your loved one’s smile sparkle this holiday season with the Waterpik Aquarius Water Flosser! While a Waterpik might not scream excitement at first glance, it’s a thoughtful and practical gift that promotes better oral hygiene, offering the joy of healthier teeth and gums. Its ability to make everyday routines more efficient and effective can bring long-lasting benefits, making it a gift of care and wellness.

With almost 100K 5-star ratings on Amazon, it’s the perfect gift for achieving healthier gums and brighter teeth. Dental professionals recommend Waterpik as the #1 water flosser brand, and for a good reason. The Aquarius Water Flosser harnesses the power of water to remove up to 99.9% of plaque bacteria from treated areas, preventing gingivitis, cavities, and bad breath. Give the gift of a brighter smile this holiday. Find it on Amazon and at

Lowe’s Home Improvement – Go All Out in Holiday Decor

Before the gift giving commences, transform your home into a festive wonderland with holiday decor from Lowe’s! This year go all out with enchanting and larger-than-life pieces. From the towering 12-ft Nutcracker Inflatable to the whimsical 7-ft Lighted Christmas Tree Inflatable and the mischievously delightful 8-ft Lighted Dr. Seuss The Grinch Inflatable, these eye-catching decorations instantly infuse joy into any space.

You can also elevate your indoor decor with the lifelike 9-ft Richmond Fir Pre-Lit Tree, a stunning centerpiece that radiates warmth and holiday cheer. For a touch of nostalgia, the 6-ft Holiday Lamp Post adds a classic charm, illuminating your entrance with a timeless holiday spirit. Lowe’s collection offers a variety of magical decorations, inviting everyone to bask in the spirit of the season.

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