Father’s Day is fast approaching, so make sure to set aside some time to get dad a gift he’ll really love. Forget the ties or the socks, we have some ideas that dad will get excited about.
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A new way to make memories
For the tech-savvy dad who loves to capture all of the special moments in your family’s life, why not get him a new Digital SLR camera? The Canon EOS 70D can practically turn dad into the professional photographer he already thinks he is. It captures video like a camcorder, with amazing stills and smooth full HD movies, and it also has built-in WiFi, making it easy to shoot and share pictures with friends and family no matter where you are. Let dad capture all of those candid moments and have every recital, game and graduation recorded for your family to enjoy for years to come.
Beauty tools for men
These are perhaps the easiest “sell” if your father isn’t the type to dabble with serums or creams. A good electric shaver is a great way to spend your gift budget, as he’ll get the close shave he wants, and the shaver will last for years to come. If you’ve been noticing he could use some tidying up in the nose department, a nose hair trimmer could be your not-so-subtle hint to him. Is your father a busy business traveller? Hotel hair dryers are often not of good quality; a compact but powerful travel hair dryer will keep him looking well coiffed for his meetings.
What man doesn’t love a power tool? Even if the dad in your life isn’t very handy, something simple like an electric drill can turn him into a handyman in no time. For the more advanced dads, consider something like a table saw.
A day out
Does dad have a favourite band, sports team or even just a favourite restaurant? Plan a day dedicated to him by giving him tickets or a gift certificate to enjoy one of his favourite activities. You can plan an event for the whole family or send dad off with his friends for some quality man time.
A day off
Does dad spend his weekends cleaning up the yard or fixing things around the house? Perhaps he would just enjoy a day off to do something he wants to do. Consider hiring a yard service or another service professional to take care of some tasks on dad’s to-do list.