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For the “I Need Coffee” Dad: New England Blend coffee — Dark roast blend with notes of dark chocolate, maple, hazelnut and caramel with a creamy body. 16 oz. $17.99, Perkatory Coffee Roasters, Middletown.

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For the Dog Lover Dad: Cast-iron Labrador — Decorate dad’s desk, bookshelf or around his plants with this dutiful dog statue. Available in black or brown. $28, Outdoor Design & Living, Fairfield.

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For the Green Thumb Dad: Niwaki golden spade + canvas carrying bag — Ideal for digging, tree planting, rootballing and mixing cement. Tubular steel handle, firm tread and rigid steel pipe shaft. $134, Niwaki. Terrain, Westport.

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For the Snuggle Dad: The Connecticut Blanket — Made from wool pooled from small sheep farms throughout the state. Dye free with all-natural colors from the sheep. $225, Kindred Crossings, North Franklin.

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The Car Guy Dad: Knit cars shirt — Help dad sport his passion for cars with this cotton short-sleeve shirt festooned with colorful autos. $169, 7 Downie St. Morneault’s Stackpole Moore Tryon, Hartford.

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For the Sweet and Salty Dad: Maple candied bacon kit — Includes thick-cut, uncured bacon from Nodine’s Smokehouse in Torrington and a bottle of Hot Honey Bourbon Barrel Aged Maple Syrup. $30.99, Maple Craft Foods, Sandy Hook.

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For the Go Everywhere Dad: MOVA Globe — Handcrafted globe mingles vibrant artwork with flawless rotation without batteries or messy cords. $280, Mova Globes. The Mark Twain House & Museum, Hartford.

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For the Note Taker Dad: Field Notes notebook cover — A timeless and functional leather notebook cover made in three sizes to hold Field Notes notebooks. $58-$98, Blackkat Leather, Chester.

This article appears in the June 2021 issue of Connecticut MagazineYou can subscribe to Connecticut Magazine here, or find the current issue on sale hereSign up for our newsletter to get our latest and greatest content delivered right to your inbox. Have a question or comment? Email And follow us on Facebook and Instagram @connecticutmagazine and Twitter @connecticutmag.