Monday, June 9, 2014

Last MInute Father's Day Gift Ideas - Practical Gifts for Dad

Each Father's Day, kids and moms alike repeatedly wrack their brains trying to figure out what to give the special men in their lives, which usually ends with a kitschy coffee mug with your face on it, a generic spice rack or cleaning supplies so that the "kids can finally help with chores."

This year, why not give Dad something practical he can actually use and can help him feel extra special?

Below, I've listed the perfect gifts that will help keep Dad hoping Father's Day came more than once a year!

  • Pritikin Longevity Center and Spa Getaway is a nationally recognized premier health and wellness spa is PERFECT for the dad that does it all or has it all and would love a relaxing getaway. What sets Pritikin apart from other spas is its' promotion of health and wellness -mom can indulge in a little R&R, lay by the pool and relax at the spa, but she can also reboot her health by partaking in a number of wellness offerings including healthy cooking seminars, fitness classes, and gourmet yet waist-slimming dining and healthy living workshops.  Price varies depending on packages.

  • Best in Class performance for families everywhere, the new Diono Rainier convertible+booster, is the ultimate in car seat safety giving dad's everywhere the peace of mind his little ones are safe while toting them around from play dates at the park to running errands while Mom is at the office. With reinforced deep side walls providing enhanced side impact protection, the convertible booster seat can be use from birth to 12 years with the highest rear-facing capacity of any car seats from 5 to 50 pounds and the highest forward-facing capacity of any car seat in a 5-point harness from 20 to 90 pounds and up to 57" in height. Available for $379.99 at Babies-R-Us

  • Dads will love squeezing fresh OJ in the morning or refreshing lemonade on a hot summer day with the IMUSA Chef Citrus Juicer. The sleek, contemporary design provides an easy to use one lever operation when making juice. The sturdy cast base and non-slip rubber feet provide stability when squeezing your favorite citrus fruits. A stainless steel strainer separates seeds and pulp from the juice as it flows into the matching stainless steel cup. Available in yellow, green and orange at Bed Bath& Beyond for $24.99

  • The T-fal OptiGrill is a new, one-of-a-kind way to grill healthier indoors! Perfect for apartment living or raining summer days, it's the ideal gift for dads who love to grill all season long. This grill features a cooking sensor that ensures a perfectly cooked meal every time by automatically adapting to the thickness of your food and delivering perfect doneness from rare to well-done. Its angled plates also allow fat to drip off easily into the dip tray, creating a nutritious and delicious meal every time. Available for $179.99 at

Calling All Judy Moody Fans! Enter to Win BIG in the Mooo-dy Summer Mania Contest with Borden Dairy

Does your child LOVE Judy Moody - the award-winning series created by author Megan McDonald.
Well, Borden Dairy has teamed up with Candlewick Press to launch “Mooo-dy Summer Mania”, a summer reading campaign centered around the award-winning Judy Moody and Stink series.
From June 9 – July 31, you'll see Judy Moody and Stink featured on Borden milk labels alongside Elsie the Cow, and will have the chance to enter unique codes found on specially marked Borden half gallons to download exclusive Judy Moody and Stink short stories and activities at
Fans can also enter the Way-Cool Sweepstakes for a chance to win the entire Judy Moody and Stink collection (20+ books) signed by the author and illustrator, and other fun prizes. 
Mooo-dy Summer Mania half gallons can be found at retailers throughout Borden’s distribution area.