Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day 2014 is just around the corner and it is time to figure out the best Father’s Day gifts for your dad. There are many options to choose from, all you need is a little perspective about your dad. The things he enjoys, his habits and idiosyncrasies, hobbies will tell you a lot about what to give him on Father’s Day.

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For the Active Dad

While you have been living as a potato couch, your dad is training for the next marathon, running few miles every day or doing fifty laps in the swimming pool. Get your athletic dad his workout gear from the best sports brands in the universe. Check out the latest collection of clothing and shoes, along with state-of-the-art workout gear from Nike, PUMA and New Balance. You will get running shoes, basketball shoes, baseball shoes and more from these brands. If your dad loves golf, then he will love nothing better than a set of great golf clubs, golf balls and other golf equipment.

For the Outdoorsy Dad

If your dad still goes hiking and camping get him hiking shoes from Nike, or good sturdy boots. While buying shoes make sure they are ultra-light, a great rubber sole with good traction and a wide toe box for optimum balance. You can also get all the necessities for camping like tents, flashlights, fishing poles, water bottles, maps, compass, and other tools at Walmart. Get him something that he will love like Engraved Sportsman’s Gift Set.

For the Homebody Dad

Some dads like to stay at home, keep things organized, cook and clean. They are relaxed and like to spend time with a good book, watching games and spending time with their loved ones. Buy your darling father kitchen appliances from Best Buy and Target, great barcaloungers, home appliances like vacuum cleaners, or little cleaning robots from iRobots. Get him a yearlong subscription of Sports Illustrated and you will be his favorite, for at least a year.

For the Chef Dad

Thank God for dads who grill! Get him the best grilling equipment like Cuisinart 10-Piece Premium Grilling Set from Best Buy, Target or Walmart. Most of these places will have discounts and deals that will help you save money. The set comes with tongs, skewers, spatula, grill fork, grill brush, a leather carrying case and more. Nothing trumps giving your dad what he wants while saving money yourself.

For the Sensitive Dad

Your dad still keeps a picture of you when you were a baby in his wallet. He regales his guests with stories of his favorite moments. He wears his feelings on his sleeve and is not afraid to show them. Get your sensitive father something that he will love through the years. Gift him a customized photo album with all his favorite pictures or a digital photo frame that will display the pictures he carries in his wallet.

 

For the Laidback Dad

If he loves to read books, get him his favorite books in old editions. There are many bookstores that sell old editions of classics, all you need to do is spend some time to track them down. If he loves wine and desserts, get him a beautiful basket of his favorite gourmet foods along with a great bottle of wine and a personalized message from 1-800 Flowers, Organic Bouquet, FTD and ProFlowers. Accompany your gifts with a heartfelt message of love and gratitude in the form of wonderful cards from CardStore and Red Envelope.

For the Hobbyist Dad

Get him the new iPod for his daily runs, or a tablet for his ebooks. If he loves to write, get him one of the best laptops in the market from Apple, Hp, Lenovo, Sony and others. Get great deals while shopping for technology at Sprint, AT&T Wireless and Best Buy. Maybe he likes to travel around the world with his iPod on, buy him a trip to places you know he will enjoy and get awesome deals from Expedia, Priceline, Southwest Vacations, Travelocity and Orbitz. Get him the best clothing and shoes from top online retail stores so that he can travel in style. Check out the summer collections for Men at Nordstrom, Macy’s, Shoemall, YOOX, Famous Footwear, Kohl’s and FootSmart.

Make this Father’s Day special with gifts that are thoughtful and enjoyable. It doesn’t take much to show how important he is to you, just a little love and good planning.

 

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