Father’s Day 2016 Gift Guide: It’s Not Last Minute if it’s Two Days Before

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.

Here are some gift ideas for the man in your life — some are over $100 and under $50. https://thehousethatwalkerbuilt.wordpress.com/

Here are some Father’s Day gift ideas for the man in your life — some are over $100 and under $50.


Priced Over $100

Smart Watch

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.


Priced Under $50


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.

Concert tickets

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.

Water bottle

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.

Share with me some of your last minute-not-so-last-minute gift ideas you have for the man in your life via instagram, twitter or comment below.



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