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We know you could never forget about dad, but sometimes the days turn into weeks, and the next thing you know Father’s Day is here. We get so focused on the start of summer and the kickoff to cottage weekends, ideas for dad’s big day take a backseat. Luckily, we’ve put together a list of thoughtful gifts that he will have no idea were a last-minute choice.
Instant-read meat thermometer
This year, Father’s Day happens to be the right after the first day of summer, so it would be almost a crime not to break out the grill. Whether you want to grill a whole fish or try one of our best burger recipes ever, this meat thermometer will help make sure dad gets the perfect cook.
Who doesn’t love a good summer song? Turn up dad’s favourite jams on the vinyl he’s been saving since he was a teenager with this turntable with built-in speakers and a bluetooth receiver by Crosley. It’s suitcase style shell means you can pack it up and take it out to the backyard or the dock. P.s. You can order this for curbside pick-up and surprise dad with one stop he’ll be happy to make on the way up to the cottage!
30oz Rambler by YETI
Long, hot summer days require a cold drink. Whether your dad loves a good beer, a grilled lemonade, or an iced coffee, this rambler will make for a refreshing sip long after it’s been poured. That means less time coming in from the dock and more time soaking in the sun.
Men’s Reading Robe
What guy doesn’t want to spend Father’s Day (or any day, really), keeping cozy once he rolls out of bed? This robe is made with breathable, ultra-comfy fabric that makes lounging a little bit longer a no-brainer.
Fitbit Versa 2
Now that the weather is nice and you can head outside for endless activities (walks, hikes, or even a swim), gifting dad a Fitbit will keep him moving all summer long. This health and fitness tracker will monitor heart rate and calories burned during all types of sports so dad can work up an appetite for all those chips we know you’ll be crunching on.