When you think of the typical Father’s Day gift, it’s usually a gaudy and loud tie that comes to mind, and is the punchline to every comedian’s joke. However, if you’re having trouble finding dear ‘ol dad the perfect present for Father’s Day, you don’t have to stray into that clichéd territory, because there are plenty of other simple ideas for things your father will love this year. So, read on for my recommendations for the most stereotypical gifts to buy your dad on Father’s Day.
When you think about overlooked household items, what comes to mind? (Or, I suppose, what doesn’t?) Hair traps, bath mats, cookie cutters … or maybe just that floppy old umbrella that you leave by the front door and always seem to manage to forget when it’s overcast. Well, the umbrella actually has a much more interesting history than we give it credit for, and I’ll be sharing with you today just a little snapshot of those moments!
Nowadays, we schedule everything right down to the very minute. Your job interview? That’s at 10:30—not 10:25, and definitely not 10:40. The kids’ first day at school? You’re going to need to get them there right for 8:15; 8:20 is too late. But what about a time without time?