Frugalista Gift Ideas 4 Father : D-Day – 10 More Last Minute Selections




Still need a Father’s Day gift? Whatever you call your father, you don’t want to disappoint him today of all days, right? Oh, he’ll say it’s OK. That’s to make you feel better.  So, delight him with your thoughtfulness.

We’re unsure what makes up the Dad equivalent of buying Mom flowers from the grocery store or off-ramp guy. but just say ‘No’.

No worries. As long as you have time to stop at the store before the Father’s Day event or gift presentation happens.


As with the previous “last minute” posts, all of the choices are from physical retailers.  Sure you can buy the usual: cologne, run of the mill watches, slippers, ties, etc. But, why not stand apart with your gift?


Etched Globe Decanter – Macy’s

How much will Daddy enjoy offering guests wine from this Wine Enthusiast Etched Globe Decanter? It will also be quite the conversational piece. Cool factor: the globe revolves.

$ 50 Macy’s

Sharper Image Electronic Wine Opener

The Sharper Image Rechargeable Electric Wine Opener might better fit his needs. Easy to use 2-button operation. 

$30 $40 Macy’s

Papa a music fan? Does he still have his vinyl LP collection? Get him several Room Essentials Record Album Frames for his favorites. Papa can also entertain guests with stories as he shows off his collection. Made of aluminum; accommodates double albums.

$9 (single); Set of 4 – $40  Target  



George Foreman Grill

OK, the George Foreman Grill is a classic gift, but it’s also on sale. Plus, it’s a healthy choice for Pops.

$50 $80 Macy’s

Metro BBQ Tote

With the Picnic Time Metro BBQ Tote, DaDa demonstrates his grilling prowess and displays his NFL allegiance. Includes a triple duty large spatula, BBQ fork and tongs. His team logo graces the front of the tote.

$35 Bed, Bath and Beyond

NFL Grill Cover

Or cover Baba’s entire grill with his team colors. The NFL Deluxe Grill Cover provides heavy duty protection for his grill in two ways. Cleans easily.

$ 45 Bed, Bath & Beyond

For more team (MLB, NFL, NBA, etc) gift ideas check here.

Farberware Deep Fryer

Daddio is going to fry foods no matter what you preach. At least contain that practice with the Farberware Deep Fryer. He could even take the frying out to the patio to prevent smelling up the house. Stainless Steel, easy clean-up.

$30 Walmart 


Babayi the Health Guru

Euro Cuisine Yogurt Maker

Babayi gets all the benefits of yogurt with none of the detriments with the Euro Cuisine Yogurt Maker. Includes 7  convenient glass jars for preparation and storage. Includes recipe book and instruction manual.

$ 31 Target

Papi the Organized 

Suncast Golf Organizer

Golf equipment and tools. Two areas Papi probably wants organized. Check out Suncast Golf Organizer. Plenty of room and compartments to store all Papi’s golfing essentials, including two golf bags.

Rubbermaid Tool Storage

For his tools, Rubbermaid Deluxe Tool Tower Storage Unit. It will hold 40 of his tools and is easily maneuverable. 

$58 (Golf Organizer) Target

$48 (Tool storage) Target

LP Album Frames

Papa a music fan? Does he still have his vinyl LP collection? Get him several Room Essentials Record Album Frames, or the set, for his favorites. Papa can also entertain guests with stories as he shows off his collection. Made of aluminum; accommodates double albums.

$9 (single); Set of 4 – $40  Target  

For more ideas, check out these other “Last Minute” posts; and the “Love to (your father)” series below:



OK, get out there and shop like it’s Christmas Eve.  Eyes on the prize, singular purpose.  

Happy Frugalista Shopping!

Thanks for stopping by. 

May you find the perfect gift for Father’s Day.  

© DLewis 2013 All Rights Reserved

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