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Shopping for dad isn’t always easy. In fact, many people struggle with finding the perfect gift that goes beyond the typical tie, golf equipment, or gift card that many dads receive on holidays.

To that end, I’ve become somewhat of an expert helping people find cool gifts for dads. My annual Holiday Gift Guides are among the most popular posts on Mocha Dad (and my other site, Mocha Man Style). When November rolls around, people start sending me messages asking what they should buy their dads for Christmas. I try to find out as much as I can about their dads and recommend gifts that will suit their personality, interests, and personal tastes.

This year I have some competition in the gift advice area. Sears’ has introduced the “Meet With An Expert” service that will help you to select the perfect home appliances for dad. Accessing the service is easy. Simply click the “Meet with an expert” link directly from the appliance you are interested in purchasing and complete the pop-up form. Then a knowledgeable associate from Sears will call you back to confirm an appointment. Once you arrive at your appointment, you can enjoy shopping top products with your expert. They’ll stay with you as long as you need. There’s extra support for if you want to continue your shopping at home with a shopping recap – an email that summarizes information and items discussed with the Sears associate in-store.



In addition to “Meet With An Expert, Sears has many other convenient ways to shop in-stores and online through their integrated retail services, including my favorite, In-Vehicle Pickup. Earlier this year, I purchased a new TV online and selected In-Vehicle pickup. It was simple, fast, and convenient. Now Sears expanded the program to include returns and exchanges – making the process more manageable and convenient. The service, available on the Sears or Shop Your Way mobile app, lets members pick up, return or exchange their online purchases for free – guaranteed in five minutes or less – without ever leaving their vehicle.

I’d like to give you a chance to try these services from Sears. One lucky Mocha Dad reader will win a $25 gift card. To enter the giveaway, you must:

  • Visit
  • Watch the video
  • Share your thoughts in the FB Comments below or on Twitter with hashtag #MeetWithAnExpert.

Be sure to check out hot appliance deals and more during the Sears’ Veteran’s Day sale from 11/5-11/14

Additional Entries

  • Sign up for the Mocha Dad Newsletter (5 extra entries)
  • Like Mocha Dad on Facebook (5 extra entries)
  • Like Sears on Facebook (5 extra entries)
  • Tweet This: Enter the @sears #MeetWithAnExpert $25 GC Giveaway on @mochadad – (1 extra entry per tweet – 5 per day)
  • Share any Mocha Dad post via Twitter, Facebook, StumbleUpon, or Google+ (1 extra entry for each share or comment. No limit)

Mocha Dad’s “Meet With an Expert” Giveaway starts on Monday, November 9, 2015 and ends on Monday, November 16, 2015 at 11:59 a.m. (CST), and is open to all Mocha Dad readers, subscribers, and/or fans 18 years old and older in the continental U.S. No purchase required. Relatives and employees of Goodall Family Media are not eligible to win. You are also ineligible if you’ve won a prize from this website within the past 30 days. One (1) winner will be chosen via and announced soon after the ending date. You must leave your contact information to collect your prize. If a winner does not respond within 3 days, a new winner will be chosen. Disclosure of Material Connection: I received compensation and/or one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in the hope that I would mention it on my website. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.” All opinions are my own. Allow 3-6 weeks for giveaway fulfillment. While Master Lock has provided promotional support in the form of prizes, Sears is not administering the giveaway on this website. Prize value is approximately $25.