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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

5 ways to celebrate Dad

Does it occur to you that Father's Day, which comes Sunday, gets short shrift compared to Mother's Day? Surveys say 83 percent of U.S. adults celebrate Mom, but only 76 percent do it up for Dad. We spend $140 on mama but just $106 on papa, scolds the more
MiamiHerald.com ( 6/12/2013 8:01:29 PM -08:00 )

Happy Father's Day to Mom
A couple of years ago, Louisville Democratic political activist Mary John Celletti posted on her Facebook page that she got a Father's Day present from her son Patrick. He said she had been the mother and father in his life. Mary John and I have been friends more
Huffington Post ( 6/12/2013 2:57:54 PM -08:00 )

Five Last-Ditch Efforts for Father's Day
Although getting something for dad has been on your to-do list for weeks, you still haven't been able to cross it off. I know that it's not because you don't care. Dads are just notoriously hard to shop for, and yours is no exception. Press the pause button on more
Huffington Post ( 6/12/2013 1:45:07 PM -08:00 )

5 Financial Gifts Dad Really Wants
Dads can be tough to buy for. Often they don't even know what they want. Plus, in these instant-gratification, credit-happy days, if something has struck Dad's fancy, chances are he's already bought it. Either that, or it's out of range for him and anyone else in more
Fox Business (press release) ( 6/12/2013 12:56:19 PM -08:00 )

Father's Day Quotes: 23 Great Sayings About Being A Dad
Looking for the perfect quote to fill Dad's Father's Day card this year? We (er, Mark Twain, Jon Stewart and Jay-Z) have you covered. Here are 23 outstanding quotes about fatherhood -- some funny, most deep, all sincere. Click through the gallery below and more
Huffington Post ( 6/12/2013 11:32:44 AM -08:00 )

6 Meaningful, Surprising and Cheap Father's Day Gifts
Father's Day is almost here — and you're broke? Don't worry! These gift ideas are all cheap (or free!), totally unexpected, and incredibly meaningful! 1. Carving Your Dad's Name on Your Arm With a Knife. This is a permanent way to say "I love you" -- and it's a more
Huffington Post (satire) ( 6/12/2013 11:30:31 AM -08:00 )

COOL JAPAN?: Store pitches Father's Day gifts on true-to-life 'Daddy' mannequin
NAGOYA--Shoppers looking for a Father's Day present at a department store here are getting a true-to-life reminder of "dear old Dad" through a fat, balding mannequin decked out in an undershirt and traditional summer underpants. “We want shoppers to buy more
Asahi Shimbun ( 6/12/2013 11:02:06 AM -08:00 )

What happens on Father's Day in a two-mother home?
The Essay is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at tgam.ca/essayguide. Our son came home from school in late May with the inevitable note about the Father's Day craft his class would be working on over the more
Globe and Mail ( 6/12/2013 9:57:30 AM -08:00 )

Father's Day Gifts 2013: 8 Homemade Presents Your Dad Will Actually Want
Before you know it, it'll be time to celebrate the dad in your life and all the awesome things he's done for you. But if you're still racking your brain to come up with awesome Father's Day gift ideas, there's no need to worry -- we've got your back. We've rounded more
Huffington Post ( 6/12/2013 9:42:38 AM -08:00 )

Steaks and cars for Father's Day
Steaks and cars for Father's Day. WITH Father's Day weekend fast coming up, here are some of the special offers being given at hotels, restaurants and malls around the metropolis and beyond. RELATED STORIES. NY chef learns, excels at Filipino cuisine more
BusinessWorld Online Edition ( 6/12/2013 8:53:50 AM -08:00 )

Father's Day Gift Guide: Cool Tech Gifts for Dad
FatherFather's Day is Sunday, June 16, and it's time to get shopping. Before you reach for yet another tie or polo shirt, here are some tech-y suggestions that will put you in Dad's good graces. ht dollar shave father day gift thg 130611 wblog Fathers Day Gift Guide: more
ABC News ( 6/12/2013 8:01:01 AM -08:00 )

Celebrating Father's Day with food in Atlanta
Celebrating FatherIt's time to think about celebrating dad. Offer your thanks with food at one of these meals and events around town. Freebies. At STK dads will receive a complimentary Bell Meade bourbon cocktail with dinner on Sunday. 1075 Peachtree St., Atlanta. Score a more
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog) ( 6/12/2013 7:48:24 AM -08:00 )

Think Outside the Tie Rack
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 12, 2013) - With Father's Day fast approaching, many Canadians will be looking for the perfect way to show their Dad that he is appreciated. However, making your Dad feel special this weekend shouldn't break the more
Wall Street Journal (press release) ( 6/12/2013 6:30:12 AM -08:00 )

For Father's Day, restaurants luring dads with golf bags, cigars and dry-aged beef
Restaurants are luring families in on Father's Day with cigars and golf bags and by dry-aging anything that's not nailed down. Here are some Father's Day dining options around town: Fleming's Prime Steak House & Wine Bar is offering a three-course brunch more
Baltimore Sun ( 6/12/2013 6:26:43 AM -08:00 )

The 5 Money Lessons I Learned From My Father
One-day in the early 1960s, my dad arrived home from his Pittsburgh engineering and consulting firm and brought along a beautiful English leather saddle. He put it on the back of a living room chair with great fanfare. Mom laughed and asked what the heck more
Forbes ( 6/12/2013 6:00:11 AM -08:00 )

Father's Day Gift Guide
Dan Brown's latest offering is another race-against-time thriller that most dads will love. Currently on sale for €14.99 Easons. He'll love this manly looking Carve On iPad Cover to keep his iPad safe. Arnotts €59. What dad wouldn't look smart in this Paul more
Irish Independent ( 6/12/2013 5:31:30 AM -08:00 )

Why Dads Get Short Shrift on Father's Day – And Dads Are OK with It
When it comes to their respective days of honor, why do dads get funny ties and moms get diamond heart necklaces? Why do we spend 40% more on Mother's Day than Father's Day? Some seemingly ungrateful children (and a few dads) offer explanations. more
TIME ( 6/12/2013 5:03:20 AM -08:00 )

Daddy-themed cupcakes, spas, dinners: Planning a special day for dad
Daddy-themed cupcakes, spas, dinners: Planning a special day for dadDelhiites are spoilt for choice when it comes to making this Father's Day special. From spa offers, special brunches and complimentary drinks to special menus and desserts, the capital has many treats planned for the fathers. It's common belief that kids go all more
Times of India ( 6/11/2013 10:25:38 PM -08:00 )

Photos: 10 affordable Father's Day tech gifts
Photos: 10 affordable Father's Day tech gifts. A selection of 10 high-tech gifts that dad should love without breaking the bank.8GB Eye-Fi MobiCard - $49.99If dad has only just moved to a digital camera while the rest of the family are hooked on Instagram, the more
San Jose Mercury News ( 6/11/2013 3:28:12 PM -08:00 )

Fathers to the fore
THERE are dads who change diapers, feed baby and read their kids bedtime stories. But, there are also dads who prefer not to be hands-on. With Father's Day just around the corner, we ask a few dads why men are not more involved in bringing up their more
The Star Online ( 6/11/2013 3:25:12 PM -08:00 )