Sunday, June 2, 2013 / by Alicia Angstadt
Every June, we celebrate our love for dad with Father’s Day and, although we don’t always know exactly what gift to give that could possibly express our gratitude, it is possible to get him something that he will love.
Boys & Their Toys
Doesn’t every dad love his remote control, his comfortable chair or a trusty weather scanner? If you really want to make dad smile on Father’s Day, consider giving him a gift that will make life a little easier. Whether it’s a universal remote control or an armchair attachment that allows him to keep all of his favorite magazines, a cold drink and the remote within arm’s reach, your dad will love you for it.
Forget the common membership clubs; what dad really wants is a membership to something that he loves. If he’s a golfer at heart, consider buying him a membership to the nearest golf club/course. If he loves to fish, why not think about getting him a lifetime fishing license that will never expire? You get the idea!
Revved Up On Racing
If your dad is a big fan of racing, you can treat him to his very own ride around the racetrack with any one of the driving schools that offer training and/or ride-along programs. One of the more well-known companies to offer this service is the Richard Petty Driving Experience. If dad prefers to watch the action from afar, that’s okay too. A great gift idea for the race fan is an authentic piece of race-used memorabilia. In addition to being produced on trading cards from popular manufacturers, race-used memorabilia is also available for purchase from the North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame & Museum.
Everyone needs to know what time it is and, yes, this includes dad. Every man would appreciate having a watch that is made to last, which is why one of the most popular gifts for Father’s Day is a watch. One of the many timeless designs is that of the gold watch face with a genuine leather band. Because most men prefer brown or black leather watch bands, these are the most commonly found styles in the marketplace. A yellow gold face with a solid white dial will create a rich and timeless look that every dad will love.
Now that you know some of the ways to give dad a gift that he will love this Father’s Day, remember that the one gift he will cherish most in this world is time with you! After all, it’s because of you that he is a dad. Make sure to spend time with your dad and always let him know how much you appreciate him.