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Creative Ways to Appreciate Your Dad

Father’s Day is around the corner again. Are you ready to show your dad some love? He is, after all, part of the reason, along with your mama, that you grew up right. So take this chance to give him something back for all the sacrifices he’s made for you.

father and son in matching outfits.

Sure, you could get him a tie, but do you think that’s worth enough for your dad?

Father’s Day gifts don’t need to be expensive to be meaningful.

Though there are many ways you can show your appreciation to your dad, there are more creative ones.

Here are some examples. 

Give Dad a Broquet:

Manly Man offers the ultimate in man bouquets, and they cleverly named them broquet.

Forget the daisies and gift dad the MOST masculine arrangement.

Broquets are like roses, but their petals are made with 100% beef and their stems are a blend of pork, beef, and spices. 

Is your mouth watering yet?

AS a bonus, Broquet include the  “vase” which turns out is a Manly Man pint glass!

Yeah, somewhere I hear Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor grunting in approval.

The idea for the Manly Man Company® came to Greg Murray after a simple conversation with his wife Jacquie, for whom he had recently bought a bouquet of flowers: Why isn’t there a gift for men that’s equivalent to flowers? Yes, you can buy men flowers, but the practice isn’t what you might call commonplace. The couple speculated that a bouquet of beef jerky might be the perfect stand-in. Soon after his wife surprised Greg with the very first iteration of what is now called “Man Bouquets”— sticks and sheets of jerky carved into the shape of flowers and roses that are presented inside a pint glass or beer mug “vase”.

manlyman beef flowers mug on a log with knife.

A Different Way of Carrying Cash

Do you want to give your dad a stylish edge?

A money clip made of carbon fiber from Carbon Fiber Gear can be a great gift for him.

Carbon fiber is a lightweight and durable material that is typically used when manufacturing chassis for a sports car.

Carbon fiber products usually have a sleek, sophisticated design due in part to the nature of the material.

Now, imagine your dad carrying a wad of cash held neatly together by a carbon fiber money clip.

He’ll look like an elite high roller with money to throw around. 

appreciate dad money clip.


A Traditional Gift with a Twist

Money clips are good for about twenty bills.

Anything over that only invites unnecessary attention from ne’er-do-wells.

In that case, it’s better to go traditional with a wallet.

Chances are, your father may already have a wallet.

Even more likely is that his wallet may have been bought when he was a wee lad, which means that it’s been worn down to a decrepit state.

You don’t want your old man to look like some broke bloke with an ancient wallet that’s falling apart.

Therefore, you will want to buy him a brand-new wallet this Father’s Day.

Of course, not just any wallet will do.

Get your dad a personalized wallet from Groovy Groomsmen Gifts, because nothing’s more meaningful than imprinting “Best Dad in the World” on a personal effect.

Every time he pays for something and opens his wallet, he’ll be reminded of how awesome a father he is and how much he means to you. 

appreciate dad wooden box

A New Hobby to Practice

Retirement can be boring.

One’s twilight years are usually spent napping, sitting on the front porch and yelling at trespassing kids, then napping again.

That idleness isn’t healthy, as it can accelerate age-related illnesses both physical and mental.

As early as now, introduce your dad to a new hobby so that he has something to do once he retires from his job (if he hasn’t already).

A quick one to get into is lockpicking.

You just need to get your pop a set of lockpicking tools from Lock Pick World and some practice locks.

Lockpicking can help your dad maintain his mind’s sharpness as he puzzles out the mechanisms of locks.

If he becomes good at it, he can earn cash on the side as a locksmith. 

 lockpicking kit.



A Virtual Hobby to Enjoy

Maybe your dad doesn’t like to get his hands dirty.

Maybe he likes vicarious experiences through a screen.

In simpler terms, your dad may just want to play video games, because, hey, retirement’s boring, so it’s the best time for him to go through gaming’s storytelling masterpieces while he’s still able.

Build him a PC using professional help from IbuyPower to guarantee that your dad will get the most out of his gaming experience.

Immersion is important in modern gaming, especially if you want him to experience video gaming’s best releases.

Another good thing about this hobby is that, if you love video games, you and your papa can play together.

Co-op titles like Josef Fares’s A Way Out are great for creating bonding moments with your pop.

 build a pc.


An Alternative Option

For dads who prefer Macs over PCs, here’s a gift suggestion: a case for their MacBook Air from MacFixIt.

Though MacBooks can last around a decade, they are expensive.

If your dad’s Mac gets hit by any type of impact, it may get damaged.

That would hurt his feelings. Because, again, MacBooks are expensive.

Ergo, get your dad a MacBook Air case.

They protect laptops from low- to medium-force impacts, as well as scratches and scrapes. 

appreciate dad mac book.


And Remember . . .

Nothing is worth more to a father than the love of his child. Though you can give him the most expensive gift in the world, you will always be his most precious treasure. These trinkets merely sprinkle glitter to your already-beautiful bond. So this Father’s Day, spend time with your dad. Show him that you appreciate him and tell him how much you love him.

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