Saturday, June 16, 2012
If you're still having to buy a Father's Day gift, don't sweat it. Here's some help.
Saturday, June 16, 2012
This Father’s Day gift thing isn’t really that complicated. Dads like what they like — yes, even the “Three Stooges” — and that’s just the way it is. Take it from this Dad, if you get a gift that falls into his personal interest zone, you’re going to be fine. But what if Father’s Day 2012 is staring you down and you’re still at a loss about what to get? Don’t sweat it. There’s still time. Here are some last-minute, easy-to-get, gift ideas that are better than a necktie and will be appreciated by nearly every Dad — well, by many of them, anyway, including (hint) me. And check out our links at the bottom of this article for more great ideas. 1. Food. A Sunday brunch may be the way to go on Mother’s Day, but Dads are different (you know, …
Friday, June 17, 2011
Fun Father's Day activities for the whole family.
Northeast Cobb Patch has found great food and fun activities happening on Father's Day that the whole family can enjoy. 1. Begin Father’s Day with a Sunday Brunch Buffet at Aspen Signature Steaks located at 2942 Shallowford Road. Brunch is 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. For more information, call 678-236-1400. 2. If your family has plans in the city, you want to enjoy brunch at The Sundial, Atlanta's famous rotating restaurant atop the Westin. The Sundial will kick up brunch a notch with a special area for dads featuring a putting green, Wii games and a Sweetwater Brewery tasting. 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. For more information, email email@example.com. 3. In the afternoon, take dad to the Father's Day Music Fest. He'll enjoy an all day rock music …
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Forget the ties and cheesy coffee mugs; what dad really wants is intangible.
Please, whatever you do, do not make your kids buy their dad anything for Father’s Day (especially a tie). Fathers don’t want anything (unless it’s a Black 1962 Lincoln Continental Convertible with suicide doors). They don’t want boxer shorts or a card. They don’t want cologne or new socks. Do NOT believe the commercials. No dad ever told you to buy him anything. It is the dad-like guy on TV who told you to buy him something. If you have to spend money, then just go ahead and hand him the cash (not in ones). Believe me, no man is sitting around dreaming of his new $19.99 cordless air compressor or lusting after a World’s Greatest Dad mug. No man is sitting at Walgreen’s debating if he should spend money on a fog-free shaving mirror or a …