If you still haven’t bought dear ol’ Dad a gift to thank him for being a keeper this Father’s Day, it’s probably time to figure out how you’re going to express your gratitude toward the man who donated his chromosomes to the project of your existence. We won’t lie; you’re cutting it pretty close. Your dad would probably feel a little discouraged if he knew you were sitting here reading the Internet instead of shopping for a gift that truly expresses how lucky you are to have him. But Mogo’s here to help. Here are four last-minute presents for the dad who has everything (except a kid who remembered to properly prepare for Father’s Day). Caddie Daddy Nothing says “I love you, dad,” like actually spending time with the chap. And what better way to do it than on the green? GolfNow.com offers access to over 100,000 tee times all over the world, but that’s not all — you can book one with virtually no advance notice for a fraction of the price you’d normally pay. How’s that for doing more and spending less? Smooth Operator If your
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Father’s Day 2011 is just about here, and it’s time to start thinking of a great present for dear old dad. If your father is anything like mine, he doesn’t want you to make a big fuss, or spend a ton of money on him for Fathers Day. Luckily for Dad, and you, there are some great ways to spend a little and give a lot this time of year. Keep to the traditional gifts and you’ll be light on the wallet, while still making sure your dad has a great day. Here are some of my favourite low-cost Father’s Day presents and activities to make for a special day on a light budget: 1. The Right Steak This one is foolproof in my family. If it’s Father’s Day and it’s my Dad and I, I’ll stop at the butcher to grab a few steaks and light the grill as soon as I arrive. There’s nothing like some good dude-time on the back deck while cooking a steak. Dad loves it, and the only cost is dinner. It definitely means more to pick out steaks and cook at home – rather
Last week we asked our fans on Facebook to share the best “do it yourself” tip their Dad had taught them. We got over 70 great tips! Here are just 10 of them that we thought would save you money and time! 1. “My Dad taught me that if you coat any tool with WD-40 before using it, it wont become covered in grease, dirt etc…” 2. “My father taught me to measure twice and cut once.” 3. “My dad taught me the easy way to clean up your dirty paint brushes is not to clean them at all, but to wrap them in plastic and put them in the freezer. Of course this only works if you want to reuse them with the same paint, unless you want to end up with some funky color mix!” 4. “My dad told me if you can buy the part you can probably fix it yourself and if you can’t well it was already broken so call someone that knows what they are doin!” 5. “My dad always told me to never give up and if you start something to finish it!” 6. “My dad taught me always to clean up
All you have to do is a leave a comment our Facebookpage with the best or most disastrous “do it yourself” tip your Dad taught you (bonus points if you share an hilarious photo or video of you trying to do it)! One lucky winner will get a $150 Home Depot gift card to share with Dad on Father’s Day (or use it to buy the supplies to fix the do it yourself disaster that resulted)! Contest closes @ 11:59am EST on June 14th and is open to Canadian residence ONLY. A winner will be randomly selected and notified by private Facebook message.