more about: Father’s Day

Last-Minute Father’s Day Ideas

It’s Friday night, Father’s Day is on Sunday, and you haven’t gotten him a gift yet. You’re not alone.

I’m no stranger to the last-minute gift scramble; there’s still plenty of time to go out and snag something special for the Dad in your life. It’s too late to order online, but most will find one of these stores nearby (and all sites have a Store Locator tool so you can). Best of all, since we’re nearing the end of June, many stores have already started to mark-down their summer items, so it’s easier to get a bargain.

Here are a few Dad-specific suggestions:

Get Him Grilling

Williams-Sonoma Mesh Grill Top Fry Pan, $30. He can saute all sorts of smaller, chopped-up veggies and sides in it while he grills the meat – so Dad can take charge of the entire meal for once.

Fry Pan Grill

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Easy Summer Gifting

With the month of June fast approaching, I’ve got gift-giving on my mind. A nice way to get organized is to shop ahead for the special occasions already on your calendar, and stock-up on a dozen or so (less specific) gift items to stash away – this way you’ll have a reserve of hostess and thank you gifts at the ready when a last minute party or weekend invite pops up. Online ordering makes this a cinch…

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