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Thoughtful Father's Day Gifts by Larissa

by Larissa, posted to Gifts

Don't know what to get your dad this year? Here's my list of the best Father's Day gifts that are a bit more imaginative than a singing fish or a tie.

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Make Pa the star of the bedtime story! have a range of books that make great Father's Day...more

Suggested by Caroline Edwards

Thoughtful Father's day gift that will encourage Dad to read the bedtime story!

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Luna & Stella Birthstone Locket Cufflinks

Luna & Stella birthstone locket cufflinks make a unique gift for any...more

Suggested by Cynthia

These unique cufflinks allow Dad to carry a special reminder of those closest to him wherever he goes.

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Photos to Canvas Prints - Your Photos on Canvas Art

Turn your photos to canvas prints. Photos on canvas are the perfect...more

Suggested by Easy Canvas Prints

Get your father a photo on canvas of his children!

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Activity with Dad

Take a cooking class, schedule a spa day, paint some pottery at Color Me Mine, or do a dinner & movie date with dad - it's the thought and time you spend with Dad that counts.

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'Fresh' Maine Lobsters delivered to Dad's doorstep


My cousins surprised their parents with fresh lobsters over Christmas and I thought this was a fabulous idea that I'm sure YOUR dad would love.

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Personalized Card With a Kid Pic

Even better if it's an old pic of you and pops, he'll LOVE it. You can customize and order on Tiny Prints, they'll even address and mail it for you - all for less than $5! (Yes, that's me in the pic and no, I'm not a TinyPrints employee)

Jackie: Thanks for the tip Larissa! I made my dad a personalized card for Father's Day and he loved it :) I think I'm going to send out all of my cards this way from now on!

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This year, I compiled my dad's old photos, had them scanned and compiled them into a photobook that I had printed on (highly recommend this service - great software, quality and price). This was truly a labor of love,,, hope he loves it!

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The Beertender™

BeerTender, from Heineken and Krups, serves up the ultimate at home...more

Fully automated, this great looking piece more than holds its own with the wine rack! This is the gift many guys dream about, definitely my favorite father's day gift idea...

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Bottle Opening Thongs

Suggested by Wei Jhek Teo

What more is there to say? Its a bottle opening flip flop, slipper, thong or whatever you want to call it. A great novelty gift dad would love on Father's Day. Should get a couple of great laughs out of it too!

Larissa: These are hilarious, dad will love them!

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[Last Minute] A Live Concert DVD

For the audiophile who likes showing off his sound system. Over the years, I've gifted the men in my life DVDs like the Eagles Live, Paul McCartney, etc and they're always a hit and are more "evergreen" than movies.

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[Poll] Forget the tie, what does dad really want?

A mom who hopes to give Dad what he wants this year may want to leave...more

When BabyCenter surveyed more than 1,000 dads about their special day, 57 percent picked getting intimate and making love as their top gift choice. What do you think?

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Hand-printed Concert Poster

A hand silkscreened poster for The Dutchess and Dukes in store...more

"Bay area artist that makes awesome prints and actually used in concerts around the bay." - Suggested by Alex V.

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The Camera Lens Mug

Just a week ago, we walked into our local cafe, and our barista handed...more

For the shutterbug in your life...some have used it as a flower pot. - Suggested by Alex V.

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Where's the Beef?

For dads who are meat-eaters, the grill is their place to shine. Kick off the grilling season and send dad a good cut of steak.

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CoolMomPicks: 4 cool photo Father’s Day gifts

Father’s day is just around the corner, but fear not, mamas. Cool...more

I'm a big fan of photo gifts, here are 4 more ideas. Check out the 'Photo cell phone cases' - what a great idea, didn't know you could do this!!

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[Last Minute] Fun Father's Day Printable Coupons

Here are some fun coupons you can print out to give to dad or any...more

Perfect last minute, easy gift you can print out and customize, add a fun activity dad enjoys or offer to help with a project he's been putting off. Download for free at the link.

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Last minute Father's Day gift ideas - Boing Boing

Here are some recommendations for Father's Day gifts. Since you've...more

Top Father's Day picks: Vibram Fivefingers, Bikehugger's iPhone kickstand, Whiskey Stones (Chill a drink without watering it down)

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[Last Minute] Treat Dad to his Favorite Indulgences

Skip the predictable gift cards like Amazon, iTunes and treat him to his favs instead- I got my dad gift cards to some of his guilty pleasures last year: In & Out, Rubio's Fish Tacos, Starbucks, Outback.

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Simple Kids: Free, Last-Minute Father’s Day Gifts

Once again Father’s Day has crept up on you. Sure, the father in...more

Some good ones: The Freebie involves anticipating some chore that needs to be done and doing, The Disappearing Act, take the family out without Dad. Surprise him by letting him have some impromptu time to himself on Father’s Day.

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Eden's Father's Day Gift Ideas

We've all seen the list of useless golf gadgets or fruit baskets that...more

Bacon of the month, Custom Poker Chip Set -- some awesome ideas from my co-founder Eden!

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Crafty Gift Ideas for Dad

Some crafty, personalized gift ideas on this Pinterest board, the "love" photo idea is super cheesy cute.

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The Stir: 9 Father’s Day Gifts for Every Type of Dad

Got your Father's Day gift all picked out and wrapped up for Daddio?...more

My favorite pick: Your favorite Dad will love busting out his beautiful Carved Wooden Corkscrew ($15) from Seltzer Studios at the next wine-tasting party.

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ArtofManliness: Unique Father's Day Gift Ideas

Here in the U.S, the 100th anniversary of Father’s Day is coming up...more

Some great ideas found here, I especially dig the Brooklyn Brew Shop Home Brewing Kit, if your dad is looking for a manly hobby.

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Tip Junkie's Father's Day Activities and Homemade Gift Ideas

27 creative Father's Day activities, crafts for kids, printable...more

Some cute ideas for kids...especially the Scrabble Letter Art, Gift of Time Coupons for Dad...

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Father's Day: Unexpected gift ideas

This year, why not surprise Dad on Father's Day with something a bit...more

Love these "unexpected ideas"...esp the prostate coupon and crazy golf pants.

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A Bundle of Books

Here are some books that I think would make great gift ideas for...more

Suggested by cynthia cross

Pick out some books that he will love (my Father's Day book list has ideas) and bundle them up in a basket or bag. If he has a Kindle, you could always load them up there.

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