Ever since I was little Mother's Day and Father's Day has always been a day my family celebrates. My dad or mom would cover the other one in gifts, while us kids would whip up our best breakfast dish we could think of (usually including at least half the ingredients in the cupboard) and we would spend the whole day celebrating. BUT since becoming a mom I am the queen of forgetting Holidays, Birthdays and any day that is semi important. Father's Day is no exception and I am always scrambling to find the perfect Father's Day Gift. It's not that I am not grateful because I am, I just always tend to wait until the last minute. If your like me and you need some grab and go gift ideas, whether it be for your hubbie, your father or someone you are extremely grateful for, check out my Last Minute Gifts below.
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Breakfast in Bed
Like I said before, breakfast in bed has always been a staple to our celebrations. It seem so luxurious to sit in bed and dine. This Father's Day were making Starbucks Copycat Vanilla Scones, my husbands favorites! Check out my recipe here.
There is nothing that says I love you more than a homemade, personalized card. If you have littles this can get messy quick and often times ends in scribbles. I have taken the hard work for you and created an easy fill in printable! You can find it here or click on the image below to download your PDF.
I always gravitate towards gifting tools. My dad is always fixing everything and my husband is an aspiring handyman. He loves new little gadgets that make life that much easier. This year we've been focusing on minimizing and decluttering. I couldn't gift him another hammer or wrench. So instead I got him a Craftsman 6 Door Tool Chest.
If you follow me, you know we love camping. It's our go to getaway when things get crazy. Plan a surprise camping trip. We have everything set up and ready to go in crates. Packing is so simple. Check out our tips and tricks here.
Monthly Dad Box
There so many precurated boxes that keep the gift giving months after Father's day. In the past I've used Mancrates, Daily Harvest and The Gainz Box. A quick google search will show you there is something special for each and every person out there!
Crossfit enthusiast, secret crafter, coffee connoisseur... take this as a chance to gift them with something they are truly passionate about and will get use out of!
Just because you didn't have time to go to a fancy studio to create an award winning mug doesn't mean you lost your chance. Grab a plain mug, whip out the sharpies and doodle away. Once done decorating bake the mug in the oven at 425 degrees for 1 hour.
When was the last time you created a personalized mix tape? Ok maybe not a "tape" but create a playlist of all your favorites. Load on a file and email them in the morning. Better yet, create a slide show of all your wonderful memories to accompany that mix tape.
Along with the mix tapes, you could have everything playing on a portable speaker. We use ours all the time- camping, working out, playing outside. It's so incredibly useful! You can find one here or in the link below.
DIY Berry Card
I wish I was more creative! Check out an awesome tutorial here on how to make this adorable berry card for Father's day! The tutorial by Ambitious Parenting includes simple templates and supply lists.
When will there be any other opportunity to purchase and wear matching shirts? Our favorites are "The Original" and "The Remix" tee shirts. You can find them here or in the link below.
DIY DAD Picture
Back when I was an extremely new mom and did everything the day before, I quickly threw together a baby photo shoot. Using our foam blocks, similar to these here, I had Austin pose with D, A, D. He didn't move much at that age so it worked out perfectly. I even dressed him in one of my husbands baby outfits! I couldn't dig up the DAD pictures but I did manage to find one of the out takes. You get the idea.
Toys for the Whole Family
Gifts dad can share! Board games are always fun for all ages. I also thought of all the fun we would have with a drone or remote control car! Check out these awesome remote boats for a day at the lake!
If your kids are still little like ours, than you know that time together is truly a gift. Gift a date, a night for just the two of you. You can see my favorite fun and easy date night ideas here!
A lot of our dates include hitting up breweries. When I this pressurized growler I knew my husband and dad would love it! It's unique, clever and most importantly keeps a growler of beer fresh for 2 WEEKS! That's a win in my book. You can find the Pressurized Growler here or by clicking on the link below.
Who doesn't love a gift card? A chance to get yourself something you truly love and are looking forward to. Check out a wonderful selection here. Last year we painted fishing boxes for the grandpas and put a gift card for fishing gear inside!
Wallet/ Key Finder
Just last night my husband lost his keys. He had to find a ride home in the middle of the night and I had to get up bright and early to bring him back. You know what he's getting this year! Check out the Tile Slim here.
Don't forget the most important part of Father's day, spending time together. So whatever you plan to get or don't get, make a point to schedule a moment out of the day to call, text or hug your dad and tell them how much they mean to you.
Did you find the perfect gift and can't wait to share it? Post in the comments below!