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THE HISTORY OF FATHER’S DAY:
The first Father’s Day was celebrated on June 19, 1910. It was not until 1972 that the day honoring fathers became a nationwide holiday in the United States. On the third Sunday of every June in the United States, children across the country honoring their fathers with cards, gifts and more.
GIFT IDEAS FOR FATHER’S DAY:
For Father’s Day, I always have the roughest time deciding on gifts. I asked a few fathers to help contribute to this post to make it the most detailed so you can find that #1 perfect gift for your father, grandfather, or other special men in your life. Each item was selected if it had a general-purpose of making a father’s job easier on a day to day basis.
- For the NEW dad on the GO! Every new dad wants their own masculine nappy (diaper) bag that is not with flowers and is more tactical. My husband loved his backpack one featured below:
- For the Music Lover: How about a new set of headphones? My husband LOVES listening to music on them as well as taking calls when needed. He can have both hands free as well to help prepare dinner or handle any situations that arise.
- For the Experience: Concert/ Comedy Show/ Sports tickets – as you will see below experience is something that will never get lost like a material object. Plus, if you go with them and it’s your husband it could also be like a date. (Yes, DATE! Hard to come by often after you have kids.)
- For Car Guy: I would recommend some fresh car washing and detailing items to keep his vehicles shining! Have you checked out Norwex’s line of Car Care Products? We both LOVE the Car Wash Mitt and Car Cloth. The best thing about them too is you don’t need SOAP! Just WATER and clean!
- For the Handyman: Do you have a gentleman that loves working with wood or tools? What about the father that does all the repairs around the house? Does he need new supplies to make it easier for him to get the jobs done more efficiently so he can get back to family time?
- For the Outdoors Man: My husband LOVES fishing, boating, camping, and just about anything outdoors. You can freshen up his tackle box with new lures or even a new fishing pole. A new fish finder for his boat or kayak. Even fresh camping supplies such as a flashlight, and more!
- For the Beer Man: I have heard some feedback that their fathers and spouses LOVE beer, so I asked around. Some said they would love to try out a new brewery. However, if you like what they serve why not save by bringing your own growler to keep it fresher longer.
- For the Grill Master: My husband, father, and several others I know LOVE to grill. It tends to be a competition sometimes it tastes better. However, in order to be a grill master, you need the proper equipment here are a few options as well as a nice new bamboo cutting board, claws to shred, and fresh grilling utensils.
- For the Golf Lover: Some dads would say a new set of irons or a day out golfing would be just what they need, but of course, they would love some FRESH gear to make it more fun and relaxing. If you are like me who really knows nothing about golf, but my neighbor who is a father was ecstatic that he got new golf balls. You will see a link to them below.
If none of the Father’s Day Gift Ideas above seem perfect, I would recommend the following three tips below:
- Something personalized and handmade. Pinterest– You could even customize your own mugs, classes, cozies, picture frames, and more!
- Something they would love, but would never buy themselves. This may be tough, but think long and hard about it and I sure you will come up with something great!
- An experience because like I have said before material objects can disappear, but memories you never forget. I have listed a few ideas above.
Need some more recommendations? Please check out the following links from some fellow bloggers which provide great ideas for any special male in your life.
- Kevin at Live a Blissful Life
- Jade at Its Jade Farhat
- At GoalGetters they have even more of a list that is so detailed you will be amazed!