June 15, 2010 --
We bet your dad has enough socks and neck ties to last him a lifetime. Do you think he may be getting a tad jealous that Mom always receives nicer and more memorable gifts on Mother's Day? Lisa Stricker of Woodfield in Schaumburg has some out-of-the ordinary ideas that will remind Dad he's special, too?all for under $50.
All gifts available at Woodfield; for more information www.shopwoodfield.com.
Mom isn't the only one who likes personalized gifts. Things Remembered has lots of great personalized gifts, perfect for Dad.
Multipurpose Gadget: Practical, multipurpose gadget includes a large blade, scissors, can opener, saw, Phillips and regular screwdriver, nail file and more. Something for just about any situation.Engrave his initials or a special message on the stainless steel handle to remind Dad you care about him, whenever he uses it. $25 GB Gunmetal USB Key Chain: Another great personalized gift for Dad?especially if he often has to bring work home from the office.Keychain design makes it easy and convenient to carry around. Retractable closure means he'll never lose the cap.May want to engrave with e-mail address or phone number, in case it's misplaced.$30
Art of Shaving
Art of Shaving is one of Woodfield's newest stores. Dedicated to the pursuit of the perfect shave, this unique store has great gifts for the Dad who's discovered (or might be ready to discover) the "wet shave revolution!"
Wet Shave Starter Kit: Help Dad find art and passion to a daily ritual he'll probably repeat 20 thousand times in his life.State-of-the-art ProGlide Razor Blades, specially-formulated Pre-Shave Oil and Shaving Cream, a Genuine Badger Hair Shaving Brush and After-Shave Balm. $40 The Art of Shaving Book: Authoritative book covers everything from choosing the right shaving tools and using the right techniques, to skin care and nicks-and-cut repairs. $17
Motorized Grill Cleaning Brush: If Dad loves to grill, gotta' love this gadget! Fast, effortless and environmentally-friendly way to keep a grill clean. www.brookstone.com/top-fathers-day-gifts.html?ref=sort%7EPrice%20. (Ascending)" \\l "ReviewHeader No scrubbing, no chemicals! Powerful motor and two brass-bristle rotary brushes quickly strip away cooked-on food residue. Built-in stainless steel scraper works on extra-tough buildup. Push-button control is located on top of handle, enabling one-handed operation. $20
Board games make great gifts, and provide a fun way for Dad and the kids to spend some quality time together!
Ticket to Ride - Award-winning strategy game that takes the whole family on a cross-country train adventure. $50 Tripoley - fast-paced game of chance combining three favorite card games: Hearts, Poker and Michigan Rummy, for ages 8 and up.24.99
Build-A-Bear Workshop "Father of the Year" Bear: What could be cuter than a Lil' Chocolate Cub hand-stuffed and dressed by a child in a "Father of The Year" T-shirt?Dad will certainly know he's loved! $26