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21 Fabulous & Fun Father’s Day Gifts

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21 Fabulous & Fun Father’s Day Gifts

Ties, whether striped or paisley, sell well around Father’s Day, but does dad really want — or even need — another tie to add to his wardrobe? I recently surveyed dads about ties as the standard default gift for grown men, and really, unless it is one spectacular power tie, he would rather not receive another one for Father’s Day, Christmas or his birthday for that matter. So what would dad like for Father’s Day? Here are some suggestions from dads across the country:

1. Detail his car. You can do this yourself (it does make a great family project) or pay a professional to shine dad’s wheels.

2. Sporting event or concert tickets.

3. Videoscreen Microscope — super cool and fun for the whole family.

4. Massage certificate. Most dads would not treat themselves to a massage but if given a certificate, most would delightfully accept the royal treatment.

5. Chocolate tool set — the tool set you can eat!

6. Shine all of Dad’s shoes and add new laces.

7. Giant outdoor inflatable movie screen — great for family movie night on warm summer evenings.

8. 4D Cityscape puzzle from National Geographic — great hands-on family project.

9. iPhone photo printer — a great way to share family photos.

10. Hammock. Need more be said?!

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Cherise Udell

Cherise Udell is a mom, clean air advocate, anthropologist and feline aficionado with the nomadic habit of taking spontaneous sojourns to unusual destinations. Before her adventures in motherhood, she was an intrepid Amazon jungle guide equipped with a pair of sturdy wellingtons and a 24-inch machete, as well as a volunteer at a rainforest animal rescue center.


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1:51AM PDT on Sep 7, 2014

Thank you

1:27AM PDT on Jul 18, 2014

Thank you

2:08PM PDT on Aug 1, 2013

I like the idea of the handprint tshirt

4:26PM PDT on Jun 15, 2013

Thank you.These are nice ideas,but what can you make for a father who is older.

9:16PM PDT on Jun 11, 2013

Hmm...interesting. This will give me a few ideas on what to give my dad for Father's Day.

5:29PM PDT on Jun 11, 2013

One more day to win a gift card!

2:57PM PDT on Jun 9, 2013

Wish my dad were still here to give him one of them gifts. A walk with him in nature would be great

9:07AM PDT on Jun 9, 2013

Two more days to make a suggestion and WIN a gift card!

7:33AM PDT on Jun 9, 2013

Thanks for sharing.

3:50PM PDT on Jun 8, 2013


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@ Harry S - I can't believe anyone is really that stupid. You must be pulling our leg...

Thanks for the reminder.

thank you, interesting


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