Category: Father’s Day Gifts

Gifts for the dad who has everything: 2014 Father’s Day Gift Guide

You know the dad who has everything? The one who’s impossible to shop for? Yep, so do we. So even though we’ve now suggested dozens of Father’s Day gifts of all kinds, you might still be looking. And we feel for you. So here, we present some of our favorite gifts for the dad who seems to have everything. Some are splurgey, some are free, some just a little off the beaten-path. Hopefully there’s something here for the lucky paternal superstar in your life.  Besides your undying love and affection, of course. Which may in fact be all he needs. We’re happy to welcome our friends at Dove...

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13 cool gifts for dad under $20: 2014 Father’s Day Gift Guide

As much as we love shopping and splurging and splurging some more, we are also big supporters of the thought that counts, especially when it comes to Father’s Day Gifts. So if you’re looking for an affordable but cool gift for dad under $20 to go along with a picnic in the park, breakfast in bed, or just some handmade cards and a day to himself to do…whatever, we’re hooking you up with some really neat ideas. We hope they all feel like actual gifts, not trinkets from the dollar store. Speaking of affordable gifts, we’re happy to welcome our...

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Best books for dads: 2014 Father’s Day Gift Guide

We are always fans of giving books as gifts, so we put together some of the best books for dads of all kinds as part of our 2014 Father’s Day Gift Guide. Whether the dad of the house is a book junkie like mine is, or would simply appreciate some funny bathroom reading (you know what I mean), we’ve got plenty of ideas for you. Plus, because we all adore the dads, granddads and stepdads in our lives so much, be sure to check out our massive Father’s Day giveaway below, valued at over $900, that we’ve put together from some of our very...

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Father’s Day gift ideas for new dads: Father’s Day Gift Guide 2014

A dad’s first Father’s Day may be the most special of all–if he can even remember it through the whirlwind of those early months. So for them, we present these Father’s Day gift ideas for new dads as part of our 2014 Father’s Day Gift Guide. They range from the sweet and sentimental to the “Wow, you got me what?” Just don’t forget a great card. First rule of Father’s Day: There always, always has to be a great card. (Because it’s totally fine to talk about Father’s Day.) And because we all adore the dads, granddads and stepdads in our lives so much, be sure to check...

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Gifts for the stylish dad: 2014 Father’s Day Gift Guide

We’re excited to present our next post in our 2014 Father’s Day Gift Guide, gifts for the stylish dad. Oh, you must know one: He cares about which socks go with which shoes, he knows which cream gets him the closest shave, and he knows a mobile phone is an accessory too. For him, boy do we have some swanky gift ideas, and they don’t all cost a fortune either. And hey, if he’s a new dad? All the more reason. He’s probably not enjoying his undereye bags much either these days. Speaking of which, we’re happy to welcome our...

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Gourmet gifts for dad: 2014 Father’s Day Gift Guide

If your dad and baby daddy are anything like my dad and baby daddy, they love food. I can skip the clothes, tech, and even the cute pics of the kids and make their Father’s Day gifts deliciously edible. Which is why we present some awesome Gourmet Gifts for Dad in today’s installation of our 2014 Father’s Day Gift Guide series. Also, don’t miss our insanely awesome Father’s Day giveaway below, valued at more than $900! It’s filled with some of our very favorite Father’s Day gifts that we hand curated just for you. Or your dad. Or your grandpa....

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Personalized gifts for dad: 2014 Father’s Day Gift Guide

We’re thrilled to present our annual Father’s Day gift guide series, starting off with the coolest personalized gifts for the men in our lives we love. But hurry–personalized gifts need to be ordered stat! This year, we’re also so happy to welcome back our friends at Dove Men+Care who are in part sponsoring our gift guide, since they really do get the importance of celebrating men who care for themselves and (our favorite part) care for their families. 21st century dads FTW! Plus, because we all adore the dads, granddads and stepdads in our lives so much, be sure to check out our massive Father’s Day giveaway below, valued at over $900, that...

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18 seriously funny Father’s Day cards. Because a dad who laughs is a dad to celebrate.

While you’re busy looking for the perfect Father’s Day gifts, you can’t forget the perfect funny card, right? If you’re like me (and your dad like my dad) then you’ll appreciate these 18 funny Father’s Day cards that I tracked down on Etsy this year. We promise they’re all SFW–unless maybe your work is in a monastery–and somehow, we managed once again to avoid tired references to lazy dads, power tools, remote controls, golf, and mowing the lawn. Hey cardmakers: Take a cue from these artist and get with the 21st century. If It Wasn’t For You…Father’s Day Card ($4.50, Hello Small World) A...

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5 great photo book ideas for Father’s Day gifts

Father’s Day is coming up, and I’m excited that it’s time to celebrate the amazing dads and grandpas in my kids’ lives. One of our favorite gifts is photo books, which is such a simple way to create an affordable, truly special keepsake that’s loaded with sentiment. So I’ve put together 5 great photo book ideas for Father’s Day gifts, all using the affordable mini photo books from our sponsor Pinhole Press. -Don’t miss an exclusive discount code just for our readers below – We’ve all been fans of Pinhole Press for ages, for their spectacular design options and truly impressive end results. This is...

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13 awesome last-minute Father’s Day gift ideas, most of them free. There’s still time!

My kids are still young enough to need me to “help” them get their Father’s Day gifts, so we’re usually scrambling to finish things up before Father’s Day arrives. If you’re in the same boat, keep reading for some great last-minute, yet still awesome, Father’s Day gifts, cards, and “awwwwww” filled ideas. -Christina + Liz WE LOVE DAD shadow photograph Pray for a sunny day this weekend and get the kids photographed with a sign proclaiming their love for dad, cut out the letters, and…awesome. This tutorial at Crafty Gator calls for a Cricut Machine but we think an...

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Father’s Day ideas for family fun: 2013 Father’s Day Gift Guide

This post in our Father’s Day Gift Guide series brought to you by Dove Men+Care. We all know that the gift of time can be the best Father’s Day gift of all–along with a handmade card, of course. If you’re looking for some family fun ideas, here are a few that can make the family the gift. Father’s Day Room Service Download this adorable Father’s Day printable (top), tell him to hang it on his door the night before, and then get the kids to take care of his order in the morning. Be sure to make enough for everyone–it...

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Splurgey gifts for the dad who has everything: 2013 Father’s Day Gift Guide

You know the dad who has everything? The one who’s impossible to shop for? Yep, so do we. So here, we present some of our favorite splurgey Father’s Day gift ideas for that very guy. Not that he wouldn’t love something from the rest of our Father’s Day Gift Guide, but if you want to spend a little more this year, here are some gifts that wow us. Vintage Scrabble Set For family game night, there is just no comparison between this originali style board and those flat cardboard ones. To say nothing of the digital version on your...

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Father’s Day gifts from the kids: 2013 Father’s Day Gift Guide

Nothing is sweeter than a Father’s Day gift that really truly comes from the kids. Whether they make a card (still our all-time favorite gift), get crafty, or pick out something a little fancier, here are some fun Father’s Day gift ideas “from the kids.” Even if they’re not the ones paying. Yet. Also: Don’t miss our huge Father’s Day Gift Guide Giveaway! Details below. Father’s Day photo from the kids (above) It’s so easy to have them hold big letters from a craft store, or just their own letters hand-colored onto construction paper. (Free tutorial at No Biggie) Custom...

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Gifts for the stylish dad: 2013 Father’s Day Gift Guide

This post in our Father’s Day Gift Guide series brought to you by Dove Men+Care. Next up in our series of Father’s Day Gift ideas, some of our favorite swanky gifts for the stylish dad. You know the one–trousers pressed, hair always in place. He probably even says “trousers,” doesn’t he. Or maybe he’s just a dad who wants to step up his game a bit? Either way, we can think of quite a few fellas who’d be delighted with any of these. Handcrafted Pocket Square ($24 at Fox and Brie Haberdashery) We’re having trouble narrowing down a favorite...

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11 great homemade Father’s Day gift ideas: 2013 Father’s Day Gift Guide

There are great gifts for dads, and then there are the great gifts they’ll always remember. This next batch of our 2013 Father’s Day Gift Guide series offers up incredibly thoughtful Father’s Day gift ideas with heart and homemade charm. We always love handmade gifts, because there’s no price you can put on thoughtfulness. And these shouldn’t take you all day either. DIY Father’s Day art We totally love this Daddy art which is backed up by your kids’ own watercolors, for something extra special. There are two templates you can download that read DADDY and GRANPA but you could probably...

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Father’s Day gifts for new dads: 2013 Father’s Day Gift Guide

It’s so special shopping for Father’s Day gifts for new dads or dads-to-be. That’s why the next post in our 2013 Father’s Day Gift Guide series is just for those lucky fellas. Check out some of these thoughtful ideas in every price range, and let him know just how appreciated he is. Don’t forget the sappy card. (Trust us.) Don’t miss our huge Father’s Day Gift Guide Giveaway! Details below Framed photo of the baby in a dad tattoo onesie No dad can resist a baby wearing his love for dad on his chest, and this onesie does the...

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The coolest personalized Father’s Day gifts: 2013 Father’s Day Gift Guide

Personalized Father’s Day gifts are always some of our favorite to track down, but this year we kept an eye out for personalized gifts for dad that were a bit off the beaten track. So no mugs. Just these cool custom gift ideas. Don’t miss our huge Father’s Day Gift Guide Giveaway! Details below Personalized Keychain for Dad We’re not sure if there’s anything sweeter than this sterling keychain personalized from your very own kiddo. The more imperfect the handwriting, the more perfect the gift. ($48+ from Cherished Sentiments)   Custom Pocket Square  We love that this pocket square...

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Gifts for grandfathers – Fathers Day Gift Guide

In this, the final post in our Father’s Day Gift Guide Series, we are so happy to honor those dads who hold such a special place in our hearts–grandpas. For all those grandfathers, grandpas, papas and pop-pops of the world, we’ve got 10 great ideas in every price range to honor them for all they do. If this is his first Father’s Day as a grandpa, this baby footprint artwork turns your baby’s tootsies into a heart in your choice of colors. Totally custom, and short lead time too. ($20 from By Katherine Therese) A document of his life’s...

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Geek gifts for dads – Father’s Day Gift Guide

Geek gifts may be some of our favorite Father’s Day gifts to shop for. (We love our cool geeky dads!) Here, some super fun gift ideas if the dad on your list isn’t quite the yachting in Greenwich while wearing an ascot type. Spell out Happy Father’s Day using the periodic chart with this geeky Father’s Day Card (at top) that comes with a custom tie tack. ($13 at Shop Gibberish; $4.50 for just the card) Even the geekiest of dads probably love time with the kids more than with his computer. In which case, grab the Geek Dad book...

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Gourmet gifts for dad – Father’s Day Gift Guide

Gourmet gifts make great Father’s Day gifts for any dad, at least in our families. It’s hard not to be thrilled by a little something sweet (or salty or sour or beer-y) to go with that sentimental card. Here, a few tasty Father’s Day picks for the food-loving dad in your life, whether he’s big on grilling it, cooking it, or just eating it. The knives from Schmidt Bros Cutlery (at top) make great gifts for men who rule the kitchen, and this single 8″ teak handled chef’s knife is a great value. ($40 at Schmidt Bros) Cliche though it...

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DIY Father’s Day gifts from the kids – Father’s Day Gift Guide

One of the most sentimental, sweet things any kid can do for a dad is to make a DIY Father’s Day gift. Whether a gift made from their own artwork, or something entirely crafty (with a little help from another adult, ahem) we just love all of these sentimental–and very affordable–ideas for your favorite dad. This post brought to you by Dove Men+Care, proud supporters of all kinds of dads. Whatever the gift, wrap it up in some handmade gift wrap (above) hand painted by your own kiddos. Use white gift wrap or craft paper, then use crayons, paints, stamps, you...

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Gifts for new dads – Father’s Day Gift Guide

This roundup of awesome gifts for new dads is the second in our Father’s Day Gift Guide series brought to you by the wonderful folks at Dove Men+Care. The perfect b+w of Daddy and the new baby in a great frame is always a classic First Father’s Day gift. We happen to love this upcycled tin ceiling picture frame in your choice of red or blue. ($45 at Uncommon Goods)   We love this clever My Dad Rocks baby tee or onesie that continues “…and feeds and changes.” Pick from five different styles, and 13 colors, dress the baby...

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Fathers Day Gifts – For the tech-loving dad.

Of course you can always give a new iPad or a MP3 player to a cool dad. But we’re excited by these tech-inspired Father’s Day gifts that are a little off the beaten path. While of course the handmade card from the kids, or the breakfast in bed will be the thing any cool dad will treasure most, if the dads on your list are anything like the dads on ours, they won’t say no to a little high-tech awesomeness. For swanky dads, the QR Code Cufflinks (at top) can spell out I Love You, or customize your own message. It might just inspire...

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Father’s Day Gifts – For the gourmet. (Yes, there is bacon involved.)

Some of us are lucky enough to have dads in our lives who know their Manchego from their Mahon. Maybe we married them. Maybe they’re our own dads. All we know is, we like to keep them happy, so they’ll keep the yummy stuff coming our way. If the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, these gifts are a serious shortcut. The Bacon Chocolate sampler pack (at top) from one of our favorite chocolatiers combines the two greatest foods to make a delectable delight dad will flip for. Just make sure to include a thoughtful card so he’ll be inclined...

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Father’s Day Gifts – For the grandpas we love

If there’s one thing that men love more on Father’s Day than love from their own kids, it’s love from their grandchildren. So when June 20 rolls around, make sure not to forget those beloved grandfathers, grandpas, papas and pop-pops in our lives with something special. And don’t forget to throw in a handmade card from the kids. Feeling crafty? Make your own folded Father’s Day cards (at top) with this folded shirt card tutorial at Martha Stewart. All you need is decorative paper and some glue. This stunning recycled sterling silver custom key chain is one of the nicest...

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Father’s Day Gifts – For the manly man

We won’t get the 2 1/2 Men song stuck in your head (okay, so we just did) but we have to admit we have a soft spot for the manly men dads in our lives. Here are a few Father’s Day gift ideas for the men in your life who just wouldn’t be satisfied with a pair of cufflinks or a bottle of cologne. The best part: They’re all things you can live with too, mamas. No WWF posters here. Skip the sterling and instead frame a photo of kids in this rough, reclaimed wooden frame (at top). Think of...

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Father’s Day Gifts – Custom gifts for the dad who likes things his way

The great thing about planning your Father’s Day gifts ahead, is that you have a lot more options. Like some really incredible custom gifts. In our world, customization doesn’t mean a mug with DAD on it. If you want something really cool, just the way you (or the dads in your life) like it, we’ve tracked down a few neat options that you still have time to order in time for Father’s Day. The custom dress shirts from Blank Label (at top) start around $60 and the styling is lovely. You get a say not just in the length, fit, and...

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Father’s Day Gifts – For the first-time new dad

You never forget your first Father’s Day. Which is why we wanted to launch our Father’s Day Gifts series with gift ideas for that guy who’s one part sentimental, one part exhausted, and all parts awesome–the first time new dad. A big gesture doesn’t have cost a fortune–or anything at all. The We Love You Daddy printable garland (at top) from Happyshop Printshop is absolutely free. We’re a little picky about Daddy and Me Tee Sets, but the ones from UK’s Twisted Twee are just fabulous, whether you’re spending the day at the pub together or not. (£32 from Twisted Twee) Silhouettes can be...

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Our 2010 Father’s Day Gift Guide is here!

Yesterday, our subscribers got a first look at our super-awesome, totally helpful, very cool Father’s Day Gift Guide. (Yet another reason you should sign up to be a subscriber too!) And now we’re putting it out there for all to see. Because tokens of love and appreciation come in all different sizes, this year we’ve found Father’s Day gift ideas in every price range from nearly free and crafty, to wow, that’s a whole lot of zeros on that price tag. But every one of them is sure to let the fabulous dads and granddads in your life know...

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Presenting the Cool Mom Picks Father’s Day Gift Guide

If you’re one of our beloved newsletter subscribers, you got a first peek at our Father’s Day Gift Guide yesterday. And now we’re excited that all our readers get a look at the awesome gifts, gadgets and goodies that we’ve personally selected for our favorite menfolk in all the land. You’ll find personalized gifts for dad “from the baby,” gifts to tame the overanxious dad to be, really special grandfather gifts, and plenty of surprises in various price ranges for everyone from wannabe rock stars to Star Wars geeks. Happy shopping, mamas! Now go kiss that big hunka hunka...

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