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2016 Dog Days of Summer Gift Guide

Summer never drags on if you really appreciate it. These gift ideas might help anyone tired of the "dog days" of August appreciate the season a little more.

John Scott Lewinskiby John Scott Lewinski

“Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summer’s lease hath all too short a date…”

– William Shakespeare

Yes, I just led with Shakespeare in a gift guide story. There’s no rule against it. But, there is a rule against summer lasting forever. The clock is ticking, and the calendar is crossing off the days of Summer 2016.

But, it’s not quite over yet. We’re in the hottest, dog days of the season now, and there’s still time for days at the beach, road trips and everything else summer calls to mind. To get the most out of these days, here’s a gift guide offering ideas on ways to enhance these last couple of weeks before the seasons begin to turn again.

Also: 2016 Summer Power Tools Gift Guide

Below you’ll find a neat and tidy little gallery of summer gift ideas. You can send them the way of anyone who’s moping about the impending arrival of autumn — or give them to yourself while there’s still time to