Christmas gift ideas for Dads

posted 2 years ago in Holidays
Post # 2
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2016

edobbs87 :  i got my dad a kindle last year and he really likes it…

i 100% have no idea what to get him this year, so i feel you rpain.. and we *never* know what to get Father-In-Law.

Post # 3
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

We’ve started doing couple gifts for my inlaws.  They’re hard to shop for because they don’t have hobbies, but show/receive affection by giving gfifts so not giving a gift is out of the question.   Have you tried doing a “date night” for them?  Gift card for dinner and the movies, or a baskete with gournmet popcorn, a couple dvds, and chocolate?  

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

Gift card to a favorite local restaurant? Books or movies? Does he like to grill, maybe a nice personalized set of grill utensils? 

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2016 - City, State

We got my husband’s dad an ipad recently and he loves it! My husband’s grandparents each have one and they really like it (easier to use than a computer).
Otherwise I’d suggest:
– food: depending on what he likes it could be chocolate, homemade jams, gift cards to restaurants,etc.
– memories related: a nice picture of the family framed or a photo album from a recent family event/holiday. One other thing i thought about doing for my husband’s grand parents is having some old family photos professionally scanned and maybe put into an online scrapbook photo album like shutterfly

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

What about something edible? Everyone likes food. Last year I got my father in law gourmet coffee he would have never bought himself. He loved it.

Post # 7
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Bumble bee

Last year I bought my dad a Yeti cup, equipped with a handle. He loves it so much he uses it everyday.

Does your Father-In-Law read any? What about a christian book? Or as ppm a kindle?

One gift I did for my Future Father-In-Law was had a custom picture frame made with their Last name and a little loving quote, then framed a picture of all the generations of the men and kids. It’s something that they really cherish since it has his father, himself, and his kids. Heart felt is away a winner!

Post # 8
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2019

We give my in-laws a calendar each each year (one for my Future Father-In-Law and one for my FMIL) as well as another gift for each of them. Calendars are always useful and I have seen some nice ones with Psalms and spiritual messages.

We are getting my dad a somewhat generic gift as well (that he asked for) – a wallet!

Post # 9
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2014

edobbs87 :  gifts I’ve given my dad include:

-Selection of craft beers

-Wine

-Favourite chocolates

-Sweater

-Tickets (opera; band/artist; comedian)

-Gift card to his favourite restaurant

-CDs

-Leather belt

-Leather wallet

I also like PPs idea of cooking/grilling utensils; another idea if he’s into DIY or gardening could be tools/gardening tools. And edible gifts are always good; you could make a hamper with his favourite foods and drinks for eg.

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