Treat dad to a hot shave, massage and haircut in a relaxed atmosphere where can shoot pool and knock back a beer in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale.
2. Man candles and accessories from Yankee Candle; $2.99-$39.99 at Yankeecandle.com.
Make mom move her flowery fragrances because it’s time for dad to get in on the aromatherapy action. From bacon-scented car air fresheners to popcorn candles, Frst Down football candles and cool beer mug-shaped candleholders, these are some fun gifts that will strike a match made in heaven with papas everywhere.
Take the grooming guesswork out of your dad’s next business trip with the Aveda Men Pure-Formance Grooming Essentials Kit. The kit contains travel-sized products such as Aveda Pure-Formance Shampoo and Conditioner, which cleanses and protects strands, Aveda Men Pure-Formance Grooming Clay, which holds hair in place and has a spicy citrus scent and Aveda Men Pure-Formance Dual Action Aftershave, which is a non-greasy post-shave moisturizer.
4. BaconPop; $4.99 at Thinkgeek.com.
Dazzle dad by combining two of his favorite flavors: popcorn and mmmmmmm...bacon. This slick snack tastes like bacon but is conveniently vegetarian. The whole concept just gets more curious with every kernel.
5. Appeteether; $9.99 each at Littletoader.com.
Any new dad is bound to get a chuckle out of the Appeteether—clever chicken wing and barbecue rib-shaped teething toys that are safe for babies to chomp on. The company behind this brand of nifty baby products has dessert-themed teething toys in the works as well. But perhaps the best part of this gift for dad is when baby bites into this and silences the crying. He’ll thank you later for the gift that keeps on giving.
6. Fisticup Brass Knuckle Mug; $16 at Fredflare.com.
Dad will love to get his hands on this mug especially for those rough days at the office. This is a prime desk accessory that proves the cup doesn’t have to be half empty or half full—it just has to be tougher.
Fulfill dad’s need for speed with this one of a kind driving experience. According to Samsclub.com. dad will “get to drive an actual NASCAR race car that has been formerly raced by Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick, Tony Stewart or other NASCAR stars.” The three-hour experience includes safety training and in-car radio communication during the five minute racing session. Make the race happen locally at Homestead Miami Speedway.
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