Father’s day has snuck up and you still don’t have a gift? Don’t worry ~ there is still time to nab a great gift for Dad that only you will know was a last minute purchase!
Everyone loves getting mail and that includes Dads and Grandpas. Since it takes a few weeks for the subscription to arrive simply wrap up the latest issue with a note telling Dad to look forward to receiving a year of his favorite mag!
You can pick up some great deals on magazine subscriptions right now with some calculating out to less than .40 cents an issue! Here are some terrific deals available for Dad this month ~
ESPN (1-year) ~ $14.97
ESPN magazine is a great choice for any Dad interested in sports. Pick it up at an 88% savings (.58 an issue) for one year which gives Dad 26 issues to enjoy!
TIME (1-year) ~ $20
This is an amazing offer as it is a 93% discount from the individual magazine price! Dad will get 56 – yep 56 issues of Time which means you paid only .36 cents per magazine!
Hard to beat that but you actually can by choosing their two year option for $35 which makes them only .33 apiece!
Some other terrific deals for Dads are Popular Science for $10 (12 issues /.83 an issue), Rolling Stone for $19.97 (26 magazines/.77 each) Men’s Journal for $9.95 (12 copies/.83 apiece) and Wired at 83% off.
Digital Picture Frames
What a great gift for any Dad or Grandpa! If they work in an office they can place it on their desk or it can be enjoyed at home or even on the road for Grandparents that travel by RV. Grandpa can show everyone what great looking grandkids they have!
And speaking of travel, a digital frame is a perfect way for Dad to enjoy past vacations and trips. And if he is a fisherman he won’t have to tell fishing stories he can show them ~ or use the photos as a visual aid as he recalls bringing in those whoppers.
Smartparts SPX8 8-Inch Syncpix Digital Picture Frame
Wonderful frame features auto-sizing software (free download) to very clear 800×600 photos, allows you to choose which slide show to view from all your albums, has the option to view 1, 2, 3 or 4 pictures at a time and a motion sensor that turns the frame on when walked by and turns itself off automatically. Available through the link above for under $50 ~ a 72% savings!
A basic 7 inch Digital Picture Frame that can be picked up for under $40. There are all the needed options such a remote control, viewing choices (multi-screen, single, split-screen, random) as well as a calendar and clock function.
The frame size makes it a perfect for a work desk or other small area.
Other last minute Father’s Day gift ideas:
Gift certificates ~ Pick one up to Dad’s favorite store, restaurant, coffee shop, Garden nursery or movie theater.
Printed Photo Books ~ Grab a bunch of dad’s favorite photos (or Grandkid shots for Gramps) and have them made into a book. These can be made quickly in-store at many camera shops (like Kitts) and then printed up in a hour.
Coupons from the kids ~ Have the kids write up some coupons for Dad from a free car washing to a bear hug to staying quiet through a whole baseball game on TV to a quiet car ride to helping with a chore with a smile to smiling on demand which can be the hardest one to collect on!
Cook Dad something special ~ What parent doesn’t love having the kids fix them a special meal? Mother’s Day brunch by kids – without using the stove gives some great ideas that will of course work for Father’s Day as well.
For other Father’s Day ideas (including free ones) check out the articles below~
Best Father’s Day books for kids
Top 10 gifts for men all under $10
Best 10 gifts for Coffee drinkers with links
Father’s Day movies that Dads actually want to watch
Father’s Day gifts for the golfing Dad: 10 gifts under $20
5 FREE ways to make Dad feel special this Father’s Day
Dad and Me photo– a fun tradition to start this Father’s Day
Father’s Day quotes: quotes about Fathers and to our Fathers
An easy, FREE Father’s Day gift kids can make for Dad or Grandpa