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Use a baby wipe to dust the car dashboard and in between the gear shift or if your child just happened to rub their sticky hands on the door or the back of your seat.
Don’t you hate when you pull your shirt over your head and look on the side where you discover your deodorant has left its mark on your black top? A baby wipe will get rid of those marks and the wetness will dry in no time.
Need to wipe the counters quickly if company is coming over then just whip out a wipe and go to town. If it’s good enough for your baby then surely it can give your counter a clean in a pinch. However, I wouldn’t rely on a baby wipe to solely disinfect the counter.
Let’s face it. Sometime, most of the time Father’s Day is overshadowed by Mother’s Day. I mean we give birth to the child and many of them scream for mommy first when they get hurt or want something. But we can’t forget our fathers.
They are our family’s protector and provider, but they also get to nurture little ones too. My husband has a son from a previous relationship and our little girl is my first child and his first girl.
She arrived early by six weeks and is truly our miracle. I only saw glimpses of his relationship with his son when he was our daughter’s age, but I’m seeing my husband with her. I see when he tosses her into the air and she erupts in a fit of giggles. I also see him melt when she gives him wet baby kisses on the cheek and tries to wrap her tiny hands around his neck for a hug. Or when it’s bath time and he let’s her splash around getting water all over the place “because she’s having fun,” he says.
These are the sweet moments of fatherhood. To be honest doesn’t a man like that deserve a great gift on HIS day. Below is a collection of great, albeit last minute-not-so-last-minute Father’s Day gifts.
Blaze Smart Fitness Watch, Fitbit, Nordstrom, $199.95.
This watch keeps track of calories burned, measures hours and quality of sleep, monitors heart rate, track food intake and syncs with your smartphone.
Two-button suit with trousers, Jos.A. Bank, $498.
Now is the time to shop at Joseph A. Bank because now is the semi-annual sale. Purchase a suit for less than $500 and they will throw in a second. The popular high quality men’s clothier is currently having a buy 1 get 1 free Father’s Day sale.
Combo gas/charcoal grill, Smoke Hollow, Sears, $199.99.
This a three-burner gas grill with an option for charcoal. It comes with a chrome-plated warming rack and retails for $299.99, but is currently on sale.
Metal framed sunglasses, Cole Haan, Nordstrom Rack, $29.97.
These sunglasses look like you paid a million bucks, but are very affordable, especially if your husband, boyfriend, brother or father loses his sunglasses often.
Anthony Hamilton/Fantasia, Bojangles Coliseum, June 19, $47.50-$60.
Anthony Hamilton and Fantasia are performing this weekend in Charlotte and best news ever, there are still tickets available.
Reusable water bottle, S’Well, $35.
For the fitness guy in your life. What’s so great about these bottles are that they keep cold drinks cold for 24 hours. Heck yeah. But also keep hot drinks hot for 12 hours. Also S’Well helps support the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, which provides clean drinking water to children around the world.
Baking soda — it really is hands down one box with countless uses. I don’t know how many times I’ve reached for baking soda to clean and of course neutralize refrigerator odors, but there’s so much more this little box can do. I mean it’s easy to find, inexpensive and who doesn’t have a box in their fridge?
While you’re making dinner throw a load of clothes in wash and/or if you have time before getting the kids up or after they go to bed. I mean let’s be honest, laundry is one of those things that requires little action from you — put the clothes and laundry detergent in and start it up, that’s it. You can fold the clothes after dinner.