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Last Minute Father's Day Gift Ideas

Father's Day Sunday 15th June 2014.

With Father's Day fast approaching and as a sometimes last minute person, I thought I would share some possible gift ideas for the daddies in our lives. 

Over the past 2 years I've found it more of a struggle trying to think of good gifts for smaller occasions such as Father's & Mother's Day, Anniversaries etc. So I have had a think and come up with 7 great gift ideas for Father's Day that will also be purse friendly (bonus).

1. Underwear - boxers, socks, vests
You can have a little fun with these in choosing fun and cheesy prints. Asda and Next usually have some good picks. T K Maxx has nice gift sets too.

2. A Book 
Books to me are a good inexpensive present if they like to read. There's so many different books out there that appeal to men also. There is also never a shortage of games of thrones-ish type books. 

3. Personalised gift - mug, key ring, phone case
Our papa bear got a key ring last year with a picture of bubba. So cute.
These are always such a special gift and very handy as who doesn't need a mug or key ring. You can also get the kids to help design or personalise the item with a drawing or writing to their daddy.

4. Aftershave 
A simple present if they use aftershave. The Perfume Shop and Superdrugs always have good deals on fragrances. This is also a lovely way to get them to wear a scent that you love.

5. DVD Box Set / DVD Films
Box sets can be more expensive but if there is a programme they loved, it's nice for them to have the complete series to re-watch when they wish. 
They may have a favourite film that they have not got on DVD yet. Or there may be that film you know they really enjoyed watching at the cinema. Purse friendly gift which can provide entertainment for them. Tick and tick.

6. Cuff Links
I think cuff links are a classic item to have in a man's wardrobe. They add a nice touch of detail to an outfit.
You can also personalise cuff links with initials, writing, shapes and a little person's hand print or footprint.

7. Clothing / Male Accessories
Clothing is always a practical present. You can also take advantage of the upcoming summer months and get them something for their summer wardrobe.

Even though you may be doing your Father's Day shopping last minute; these items are also easily accessible and majority of online shops, offer next day delivery, to ensure your gift is received within good time.

I will share with you guys how Mal's day went. We don't tend to do much for these occasions, but it is lovely to show him that we appreciate him!

What do you have planned for Father's Day this year?

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