Thanks, Dad: Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Fathers Day always seems to be one of the most overlooked holidays, so this year, let’s take some time to recognize dad for being our super hero without the cape!


Tired of the same ol’ gifts? Check out our list of great gift ideas for dads of all kinds.


For the Dad Who Loves A Good Read

Photo: Time

For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway   

The story of Robert Jordan, a young American in the International Brigades attached to an antifascist guerrilla unit in the mountains of Spain, and the tragic death of an ideal. Hemingway surpasses his achievement in The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell to Arms to create a work at once rare and beautiful, strong and brutal, compassionate, moving, and wise. “If the function of a writer is to reveal reality,” Maxwell Perkins wrote Hemingway after reading the manuscript, “no one ever so completely performed it.” Greater in power, broader in scope, and more intensely emotional than any of the author’s previous works, it stands as one of the best war novels of all time. -Amazon Book Review


Photo: Penguin Random House

The Autobiography of Malcolm X

The life of one of the most controversial leaders of the Civil Rights Movement, here’s his autobiography. He’ll take you through his life, and his transformation from street thug to spiritual enlightenment.


Photo: Simon & Schuster

The Art of War by Sun Tzu

Written in the 6th century B.C., The Art of War remains the ultimate guide to combat strategy. Sun Tzu explains when and how to engage opponents in order to prevail in difficult situations. Instead of describing the logistics of warfare, he shows the reader how to succeed by motivating soldiers and leveraging tactical advantages.


For the Dad Who Loves The Outdoors

Photo: Step to Kilimanjaro

The Fisherman – A unique and creative idea is a personalized fishing lure. Consider adding a nice quote or just having it monogrammed with his initials. He’ll be hooked when he sees it.

The Hiker –  A new hiking pack with a reservoir, and of course every great hiker needs a great pair of shoes.

The Camper – A set of camping tools, engraved with dad’s initials. To keep dad ready for any situation, a multi-tool is a great idea. If you want to add to it,  keep him well-rested with an air mattress that’s perfect for getting a good night’s sleep on those tough campgrounds.


Dad, What’s Your Recipe?

Photo: Etsy

Give your gourmet dad a thoughtful gift:

  • Personalized Apron or Chef Coat
  • Personalized Maple Cutting Board
  • Spice Collection
  • Smart Kitchen Thermometer
  • Personalized Knife Set


Couch Potato Poppa

Photo: Etsy

Because after all that hard work, sometimes dad just wants to sit in his man-cave

  • Man Cave Rules: Get creative and create a set of of rules for dad’s cave
  • Sports-Fan: Decor with his favorite team’s logo is always a great idea.
  • Dart Cabinet Set
  • Customized Bar Tools and Shot Glasses


Good, clean shave

Lastly, something every dad can use to help him get that perfect shave – natural cleansers he can use as part of his shaving routine.


Our Lavender Brightening Micro-Foam Cleanser is lighter than air, made with real harvested lavender oil, and great for oily skin. Best of all, it won’t strip dad’s skin of any moisture and it’s perfect as a pre-shave treatment.


Brightening Creamy Cleanser will calm and soothe dad’s skin and get it ready for a close shave. Made with natural marine botanical ingredients, it doesn’t over-dry and it lathers up for a nice, clean feeling.


Tell us in the comments below, what are your favorite Father’s Day gift ideas.

Bianca H

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