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Meaningful and Thoughtful Father's Day Gift Ideas

Meaningful and Thoughtful Father's Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is only a week away now, y’all! In order to help reign in the chaos surrounding this week and holidays in general, I’ve put together a pretty comprehensive list of meaningful and thoughtful Father’s Day gifts. These are both products and activities that any dad would love. Let’s show Dad how much we love and appreciate him this Father’s Day!


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  • Big breakfast made by the kids (with mom’s supervision & help if needed
  • Parents ONLY date
  • Beer/pizza with the guys
  • Hike with the whole family
  • Spending the day with dad, doing whatever he wants
  • Let him sleep in
  • Alone time - to do whatever he wants.
  • Bike ride (bicycle or motorcycle)
  • Brewery/Distillery Tour



Food Related

Growler for Craft Beer


Travel Coffee/French Press


Whiskey Balls/Drink Set

Beef Jerky/Meats




Nintendo Switch

Dad t-shirts



He Reads Truth 



Have you gotten the dad in your life something special? Did the kids already make him a meaningful craft? Or are you a last-minute gift giver like me? Hopefully this Father's Day gift guide gave you some inspiration to help celebrate Dad.


I can’t imagine what it’s like to be a single parent and have to raise my kids by myself. I am so thankful for my husband and all the work he does as “Dad”. Let’s all show our husbands and dads some extra love this Father’s Day in a heartfelt way!

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