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Selfie toaster and other holiday must-haves

In the third installment of CNBC.com's Holiday Wish List series, Ben Lerer reveals his must-have gifts for the season.

Growing up, Christmas was always my favorite holiday to celebrate which is kind of weird because we're not Christian. My best memories were staying up all night with my sister on Christmas Eve waiting for Santa to come. I fully believed Santa was real and still sort of do.

Ben Lerer, CEO, Thrillist
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Ben Lerer, CEO, Thrillist

This year, I'll be in Miami with my family for the holiday. My son will be old enough this year to understand that it's a special time and I'm so psyched for him to experience it all. Then we're headed to Utah for New Years and some skiing.

Since we'll be soaking up some sun and hitting the slopes, here are my top holiday picks:

Tickets to Mets Spring Training

David Wright #5 of the New York Mets looks on during batting practice prior to game one of the 2015 MLB National League Championship Series.
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David Wright #5 of the New York Mets looks on during batting practice prior to game one of the 2015 MLB National League Championship Series.

Via MLB, $16-$35

We had such an awesome run this year and I actually can't wait until next season starts. Would love to get tickets to spring training for me, my son and my dad. It'll give me something to look forward to as I suffer through what will probably be another brutal winter.

Custom-Fitted Honma Golf Clubs

Source: Honma

Via TourSpecGolf, $6,000-$75,000

I played a ton of golf last summer and it's literally all I think about now. I'm getting to be a pretty good and I think all that's holding me back from going professional is a sweet new set of clubs from Honma.

The Selfie Toaster

Source: Hammacher

Via Hammacher Schlemmer, $69.96

This is something that I need so desperately I don't know if I can wait until the holidays for someone to buy it for me.

JackThreads Fishtail Parka

Via JackThreads, $189.50

The description of this is "Designed for soldiers. Modded out for daily use." I don't think further explanation is needed. (Cost: $189.50)

Happiness for my family and friends

I know it sounds cheesy and but this is all I really want.

Commentary by Ben Lerer, the CEO of Thrillist Media Group, a men's digital media company. Follow him on Twitter @BenJLerer.