I don’t know about you but buying for the older men of the house is the most difficult task of all. I mean, when they already have us in their lives, what else could possibly top it? Well, if truth be told, nothing can.
So I’ve had a look around for a little inspiration and come up with these gift ideas which, though may not outdo the wonder that is us, gives them something to unwrap on that special day:
Something to eat
Take him back to his youth with a large, personalised jar of retro sweets. Nostalgia is sure to take over as his tastebuds take a trip down memory lane with shrimps, Kola Kubes, Aniseed Balls, Spacedust and more. That’s 4½ litres of retro sweets in one personalised jar.
Something to wear
I’m thinking this shirt and gilet set would be perfect for oldest son, who is currently at uni miles away from home and cold, starving and under pressure. Or probably just hungover, if the truth be told. Still, I would take great comfort knowing that he is warm and cosy over the winter and he’ll probably just like looking cool and stylish.
Something to relax with
Every first class dad needs something top of the range to drink their tea out of so how about this 1st Class Dad mug? Perfect for brilliant dads everywhere – especially if they’re postmen!
Now the kids can have their very own input and tell a story explaining what makes their dad the best. Then they can present it to him in his very own Why My Daddy is Brilliant book. Fully personalised, there are blank frames to add your own photographs or for the children to draw their own pictures. A lovely idea for a gift Dad is bound to treasure.
Something to read
Reading is the one thing our whole family does a lot of. It wouldn’t be an issue but we’re running out of room. With so many books on the wishlist already a Kindle Fire HDX 7″ would be the ideal solution to limited storage in our home.
What gifts would you recommend for the men in your life? Quirky or practical? Are they fussy or easy to buy for? We’d love to hear how you deal with gift-buying for them.