Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is fast approaching and I need to up my game and make sure that I don’t forget yet another important opportunity to shower Matt with some well-deserved gifts. Our list contains some products that he already owns and loves, some items that would make some an excellent Father’s Day gift this year, and a few dream items (for if we come in to a substantial amount of money between now and the 19th of June.)

Father’s Day Gift List

1. Braun Series 3 ProSkin

Braun kindly sent us the ProSkin as part of their #SensitiveDads campain, which you can read all about here.  Although we received this as a gift, Matt genuinely recommends it highly. He has always had trouble with shavers – he has sensitive skin and cannot wet shave too often, but finds dry shavers to generally be less efficient. He often had to choose between red patches and irritation or a shave that is not close enough. This was different. Not only can it be used wet or dry, it also seems to get a really close shave used wet or dry, with no irritation.

The S3 ProSkin has advanced MicroComb technology which guides beard hairs into the cutting element of the trimmer reducing overall shaving time and thus skin irritation. To offer a comfortable shave three independently floating cutting elements and two SensoFoils adapts to every facial contour to offer a comfortable shave.

It also has a really useful carry case, which Matt loved. It retails for £139.99 but you can actually find it for less on Amazon right now. A great Father’s day gift.

2. Superdry Sunglasses

Father's Day Gift - Sunglasses

Matt goes through sunglasses like hot dinners, but they are essential for driving etc. and so we tend to buy a few pairs a year. Superdry sunglasses are really stylish but fairly reasonably priced, so it does not break the bank to replace when one of the children breaks them or he leaves them at a National Trust Site. This pair (SDS SAN 104) is £42.50 but you can find various styles for even less.

3. Google Home

Father's Day gift Google Home device

We were gifted a Google Home to try out earlier this year and we are in love with it. Not only can it control all sorts of things, from your central heating to what plays on your TV, it can answer most questions without you having to reach for your phone, plan your route to work, tell you the weather, a fact, a joke – almost anything – and all without pesky screens interfering with your day. Add Netflix and Google Music accounts into the mix and you have something that can revolutionise the way your family interacts with technology. They are on the pricey side, at £129, but honestly, I think that is cheap considering all the things it can do. Any technology savvy dad would be chuffed to receive one as a Father’s Day gift.

4. Gaston is my homeboy T-Shirt

Father's Day Gift - T-Shirt

This one will only really be appropriate if you have some Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom fans in your household. If you have never watched, you should. It is perhaps the only children’s programme that I find genuinely hilarious and can watch endlessly. If yours is a household where the correct answer to ‘What does a ladybird say?’ is ‘Woof!’, then this may well be the t-shirt for you. This is guaranteed to get strangers smiling at you and is a bargain at only £9.99

5. Anker Powercore Portable Charger

Father's Day Gift - Anker Power Bank

It can be fairly exasperating when you text your other half to remind them to bring home milk, only to discover that their phone died several hours ago when they come home, milk-less. Portable chargers make this nuisance a thing of the past. Mine is essential these days, as I need my phone so much for work. The Anker power bank shown above is just £28.99 and it will charge your phone several times over before needing to be charged again itself.

6. Lego Death Star
Father's Day Gift - Lego Death Star

Who doesn’t dream of one day owning a Lego Death Star? At £429.90, I am afraid Matt will not be getting this any time soon. But it is seriously cool. Seriously.

7. Wireless Bluetooth Headphones

Father's Day Gift - Wireless Headphones

Once you have had wireless headphones, it is hard to go back to any other kind. Matt uses ours for exercise.  However, they are great for housework and for watching things on phones or tablets when the children want something else on the TV. These Philips SHB3080BK Wireless Bluetooth headphones are just £39.99.

8. Zelite Infinity Utility Knife

Father's Day Gift - Luxury Knife

Matt is a very keen chef, as you may have seen on the Daddy Cooks Food Instagram account. He devises most of the recipes that I share on Someone’s Mum. High quality knives make him happy when he cooks. This one is currently on offer for less than half price, at £29.97, and it claims to be the Rolls Royce of knives. This is a strong contender for the gift I may buy this year (Shhhh!). It has a 15 year warranty and 100% money back guarantee.


 

And there you have our Father’s Day Gift suggestions for this year. Which would you choose?

 

Father's Day Gift Guide Feature Final Father's Day Gift Guide - a selection of gifts for Dads in different price ranges

 

Please note, I’m working in a paid relationship with Braun and BritMums on their #SensitiveDads campaign. However, all the products are ones we genuinely use and love, or aspire to own.

Some of the links included are affiliate links.


For more gift guides, check out:

Gift for Autistic Children – A Guide

and

Arty Apple – Beautiful Personalised Gifts for Children

5 Comments

  1. 1st June 2017 / 8:12 am

    Thanks for the reminder about Google Home – I might actually buy that for Steve as I want it for myself – haha #sowrong

    There are some fab choices here – I second the Braun suggestion too. Perfect for #sensitivedads

  2. 2nd June 2017 / 8:28 pm

    Ooh Google Home, what a great idea. We have an Echo and LOVE it

  3. 2nd June 2017 / 9:12 pm

    Love your suggestions here! I like the wireless headphones. Nick is always losing his headphones so I think these proper headphones will be easy to keep around. The travel charger from Anker is the best. I got one and it has been a life saver so many times. We have not tried the google home. We have the echo one and we love it. The Braun shaver is fantastic! 🙂 x

  4. 3rd June 2017 / 9:17 am

    What a great gift list. That razor looks great and I love the Google Home, definitely need one of those in my life! My daughter is ALWAYS asking questions 🙂

  5. 5th June 2017 / 12:23 pm

    My husband would love that last idea. Commenting for myself and on behalf of BritMums and thanking you for taking part

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