In this special edition MoM celebrates Father’s Day with Days with Dads!
We have bundled together some of our favourite gift ideas for Father’s Day to help you spoil your dad… gadgets, gizmos, treats and eats + more! Whether your dad is a sports star, a tech-head, a food lover or a handyman – you will find an idea to spoil him.
EcoSwitch from EcoSwitch, $19.95 (plus postage) : The simplest way to reduce your power bills – and save money and CO2 – is to switch off appliances, devices and equipment at the wall every time you’re not using them. By eliminating this standby power the average household can save over 10% of the total electricity they use. Businesses can save even more! Rated 4 STARS by Choice, this multi-award winning Australian innovation is the easiest and most cost-effective solution to entirely eliminate both active and passive standby power by 100%.
Spider web mens shower cap from So Pretty, $22.50 : Designed specifically for Men, this quality shower cap is hand made in Australia and made to last. A fun yet practical gift idea for the Man in your life! Being generously sized they are also ideal for accommodating dreadlocks.
Power Up Plane from CowTrees, $29.95 : The world’s first electric-powered paper airplane. Only 20 seconds to charge for over 30 seconds of flight duration. Durable, lightweight carbon fiber body. Creative and education, make your own free flight origami airplanes, experiment with different models.
Island Magazine $59.99 for an annual subscription : Island is a quarterly magazine of ideas, writing, and culture. It is one of Australia’s leading literary magazines, tracing the contours of our national and international culture, while still retaining a uniquely Tasmanian perspective. Island publishes new fiction, essays, artworks and poetry from around the world.
Funky Trunks Underwear $27.95 : In perfect time for Father’s Day, three new designs have been added to the Funky Trunks underwear collection to help save the social status of your Dad’s top drawer. Hurry to make use of the 25% online discount on all underwear and gift vouchers for the run-up to Father’s Day!
Key rings from Mister Minit, $9.95-$12.95 : Ties and socks are usually the norm when it comes to buying dad a Father’s Day gift but think of the impression you could make with a few chosen words. Personalising a gift through engraving is the perfect way to commemorate and cherish a moment. So this Father’s Day, consider engraving as a unique and timeless reminder of how much Dad means to you.
The Scrubba wash bag $64.95 : The 180g Scrubba wash bag is the world’s first pocket-sized washing machine. Perfect for washing travel or gym clothes, it features a flexible internal washboard. For a machine quality wash in just minutes, simply add water and laundry liquid and rub the clothes against the washboard from the outside.
Power Tool Clipper from Remington, $79.95 : The Power Tool is Remington’s most advanced clipper yet. Featuring exclusive Neodymium Super-Magnetic Motor technology – previously reserved for heavy-duty power tools and industrial fans – this clipper will deliver high-speed cutting performance usually found in the realm of a toolbox to the comfort of his bathroom.
Coconut charcoal hand-made soap from Nalia Organics, $14.90 : This soap is hand-made in small batches using the best natural ingredients. The activated fine coconut charcoal will gently draw impurities and toxins out of your skin, helping to relieve acne and other skin problems. The olive oil used in this soap is from a Victorian producer. We choose Australian olive oil for its purity and high standards. Enjoy amazingly fresh and clean skin from today!
Air Hogs Hover Assault Eject $74.99 : “On road, in the air…. Air Hogs takes the action anywhere!” Combining all the features of the original Hover Assault…. RC car, heli and missiles… now you can eject your wheel base!! The Air Hogs Hover Assault Eject is designed for more devastation and more aggressive takeoff and flight! Drive, Jump, Blast, Fly and EJECT!
Oral-B Trizone 3000 $179.99 : If your dad loves his power tools, why not introduce the latest tool to help power up his morning ritual? The Oral-B TriZone combines the familiar brushing motion of a manual brush, with the triple-action, deep-clean technology of a power brush – supercharging the everyday brushing routine
Gillette ProGlide Power and Gillette Series Sensitive Shaving Gel $16.99, $5.99 respectively : For the slickest look, give dad the Gillette Fusion ProGlide Power. It has a redesigned cartridge which has thinner, finer leading blade edges that cut effortlessly through hair for unsurpassed comfort even if you shave every day.
My Dad and Me by Tania Cox, from Allen & Unwin, $12.99 : A celebration of all the things dads and children enjoy. From cooking to dancing to building a cubby – and of course sharing a big HUG! – happiness comes from sharing time together.
Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve Father’s Day gift pack by Johnnie Walker, $100 : Spoil dad this Father’s Day with the celebration blend from Johnnie Walker. The premium Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve gift pack is ideal for dads who want to enjoy a smooth, bold and full-flavoured whisky. Complete with matching Johnnie Walker glassware, the gift pack is available at Dan Murphy’s.
Bermuda Triange 100% Cotton Charcoal Singlet & Aztec Orange Retro Short from Sleep’n Round, $29.95 – $34.95 : Motivated to put sleep first, Sleep’n Round encourages people to embrace the benefits of sleep and look good whilst catching some zzz’s! Incorporating edgy prints, on-trend styles, unique graphics and a contemporary colour palette, Sleep’n Round delivers an assortment of onesies, tees, leggings, shorts and singlets in a range inspired by the Australian beach and street culture.
Salt Grill by Luke Mangan, from Murdoch Books, $59.99 : Salt Grill brings together Luke Mangan’s signature dishes alongside Luke’s favourites. Suitable for the home cook and with more than 140 recipes, this book includes simple twists on old favourites. Salt Grill captures the signature freshness and elegance of Luke’s food, in recipes that you can cook at home for your family and friends.
Hamburger Gourmet by David Japy, Elodie Rambaud and Victor Garnier, from Murdoch Books $35.00 : This collection of delicious recipes celebrates the burger. Reflecting the recent trend for burgers of every type and description, Hamburger Gourmet takes you from the beautiful simplicity of a classic beef burger to burgers made of everything from chicken to quinoa, along with blendies, delicious American sweets with a French twist.
1001 Beers You Must Try Before You Die by Adrian Tierney-Jones, from Murdoch Books $39.99 : A comprehensive guide to the very best beers in the world, this book includes incisive entries that provide information on each beer’s region of origin, style, flavour, and how it is made and served, together with entertaining anecdotes about the breweries. This is the only guide to beer you will ever need.
1001 Whiskies You Must Try Before You Die by Dominic Roskrow, from Murdoch Books $39.99 : Celebrate the wonderful world of whisky, in all its glory and variety. An invaluable resource for whisky aficionados everywhere, this book explores the diversity, introduces you to a host of often new, and sometimes rare, finds, and is sure to enhance your appreciation and enjoyment of the drink in all its forms.
Fired Up Vegetarian by Ross Dobson, from Murdoch Books $34.99 : Ross Dobson turns traditional barbecue recipes on their heads to create colourful and flavoursome dishes that every vegetable fan and vegetarian will love. Drawing on culinary influences from around the globe, Fired Up Vegetarian features 80 easy-to-cook recipes. This book is a refreshing and versatile selection for anyone who savours good food.
Cheers to Childbirth by Lucy Perry, $29.95 : ‘Cheers to Childbirth’ is the must-have handbook for expectant fathers and is recommended by midwives, obstetricians and expectant couples. Childbirth can be daunting, but this book gives dads-to-be the information they need to be involved in the births of their babies in a positive and empowering way.
Mosquito Protection Band/Clip by Para’Kito, $24.95 : The Para’Kito pellets diffuse a blend, of 7 essential oils extracted from plants, which naturally protects from mosquitoes. The bands are waterproof and can be comfortably worn on your wrist or ankle. The handy waterproof clip can be attached to your belt buckle, backpack or even your keys. Each band and clip comes with two pellets, essentially protecting the wearer from insects and mosquitoes for 30 days straight.
Inkless Print Frame Kit from Belly Art, $34.95 : Utilising our no mess, no fuss Inkless Print System parents are able to create prints of their little ones hands and feet and then create their own unique keepsake incorporating the details of their child’s name, DOB and age at the time of creating the memento.
Recordable Card from Belly Art, $12.95 : This unique keepsake is suitable for any age. Using Belly Art’s Recordable Card series parents can now record their child signing their favourite tune, nursery rhyme, first word or a funny saying … and of course that adorable giggle.
Maker’s Mark by Maker’s Mark, $44.99 : Maker’s Mark is the original handmade bourbon whisky. Each batch is taste-tested over 5 times before being bottled and hand dipped in the signature red wax. The use of soft red winter wheat and iron-free spring water in Maker’s Mark results in a gentler, smoother and more pleasing taste.
Herbie’s Thrilling Grilling Kit $37.50 : Most Dads love nothing more than being outside with a few mates and something cooking on the BBQ. Let your Dad show off his culinary prowess with the “Thrilling Grilling – Barbeque for Blokes” Kit – his mates will be impressed with his command of the grill and how well he’s matched the spices to the meal he’s preparing.
GAIA Made For Men Overnight Pack by GAIA, RRP $17.95 reduced to $15 for Fathers Day : Take your favourite natural & organic GAIA Made for Men products in miniature when you travel. Complying with Australian Government regulations for liquids in ‘carry-on’ luggage for international flights, this convenient re-usable zipped bag come with refillable bottles and makes the ideal gift, gym bag addition or travel companion.
“Eye Love U” giftwrap kit from Nice Package, $22.95 : Give him extra love this Father’s Day! This kit provides 3 papers, 3 tags, and 3m of tie. Guaranteed to inject charm & personality into any pressie! Perfect for gifts from you & the kids to show how much you care. Celebrating not just the occasion, but the gift of giving too.
Mr PinHead iDock from IT Gadgets for Gifts, $19.90 : For Dads who love Apple products & demand cutting edge accessories – now recharging, syncing or displaying your iPhone and iPod has never been so cool! Designed specifically for the iPhone and iPod. We have it EXCLUSIVELY from the US – PLUS its gift boxed ready for Father’s Day. Posted daily so order now to receive in time for Father’s Day! Simply run your Apple sync cable from your computer or charging cable into Pinhead’s behind, mount your device on his shoulders, and—Bazinga!—you are syncing and charging all thanks to this stand-up guy
Retro Tech 4 Cup Set from Ecococoon, $34.95 : Like technology? You need Retro Tech! Included in this set is 18/8 stainless steel 4 cups with Cassette tape, Typewriter, Atari Joystick and Polaroid Camera with a neoprene newspaper cup cuddler (cover). Great for everyday and outdoor activities. Dishwasher safe and as the name states – INDESTRUCTIBLE!
Cufflinks from Smith Street, $59.00 : SMITH STREET combines quirky style with form, function and quality finishing. Their cufflinks range is created with a modern, edgy style designed for today’s urban professional.
Handy Man Notes from Two Paper Dolls, $9.95 : For that DIY man in your life who helps with all your home handy man jobs, from changing a light bulb to laying new decking. These notepads are great for making to-do lists, keeping track of measurements or compiling a Bunnings shopping list. 12.7×17.8cm, 50 sheets.
Amazonas Brasil Hanging Chair from Baby Gear and Hammocks, $99.95 : This gorgeous king size Brazilian hanging chair from Amazonas is perfect for lounging around in the man cave, or out on the deck. It’s huge, so theres plenty of room for the kids in there too. Lightweight, yet sturdy, and made from 100% cotton. Various colours available.y
Father Day’s Dummies by Name Your Dummy, $5.50 : These 3 dummies are reduced to $5.50 each until Father’s Day – normally $8.00. All our dummies are BPA-, Lead- and Nickel-free and complies with Australian Safety Standards
Schwarzkopf Professional’s [3D]MENSION styling range for men $21.95 : Engineered specifically for men, the [3D]MENSION range guarantees performance efficiency so you don’t need to compromise on your style or your lifestyle. Working on 3 dimensions, the [3D]MENSION products target the hair, scalp and roots to provide a full care routine with minimal fuss. Stockists: 1800 251 887
SupaDry Logo Polo Shirt from AussieOi, $29.95 : The brainchild of former 4 time Olympic Water Polo Captain Thomas Whalan, the AussieOi™ brand celebrates all that’s great about Australia and gives sports obsessed dads something to stand out with and support their team!
Zig Zag Cashllama scarf – Black/Grey by Cascada Eco Textiles, $71.50 : Cascada’s Cashllama (100% llama) scarf is not only the perfect addition to every man’s wardrobe, but it is also completely natural and sustainable. This unique llama material has the luxurious softness of Cashmere, but it is warmer and stronger, and can be washed and dried in the machine.
Tasting Box from Crave Good Food, from $49.95 : Australia’s artisan food subscription service is proud to connect food lovers with passionate food makers in our local & regional areas. Succumb to a delicious, curated tasting experience that will pleasantly surprise you every time it arrives at your door. Gift a Tasting Box, voucher or subscribe monthly.
Car shaped wireless mouse from Supercheap Auto, $12.98 : Available in five assorted colours, this quirky mechanics’ mouse is a budget friendly gift for the gadget dad who has everything.
Camping Stove Cupboard from Supercheap Auto, $97.95 : So dad is the camping man who has everything? Give him somewhere to store it all. This portable camping cupboard can hold 30kg of weight and features a stovetop surface with foldable wind deflectors for outdoor cooking on any adventure.
Matrix 18v drill from Black & Decker, $179.00 : The BLACK & DECKER MATRIX 18V DRILL features the world’s 1st innovative Quick Connect System, patented interchangeable tool attachment design allowing the user to add different heads for different jobs and applications. It can cut, sand, drill and even inflate your car tyre by simply changing to a different head attachment.
Men’s underwear by Reer Endz, Briefs $19.99, Trunks $24.99 : Australia’s newest online Men’s underwear label – Reer Endz is all about fun. It’s humorous & mischievous personified as the name suggests. It has no limitations, it’s for every guy young or old….Coveryours
Abdo Cream by Rider Cosmeceuticals, $99.00 : Help Dad Shred, Sculpt and Tighten his abs with Rider. Cosmeceuticals revolutionary new Abdo Cream! Developed by world-leading cosmetic scientists, this unique topical application breaks the boundaries between science and nature with results showing a reduction in waist size by 4.5-inches in just 4-weeks* *Individual results may vary
The Blessed Bean Gender Blend Coffee Pack $50 : Men wear aftershave unlike women and drink beer instead of sweet sparkling wine, so it stands to reason that they need a different blend of coffee for their male palate – The Hombre! Infused with dark chocolate, fruit and hints of tobacco, this masculine blend is the perfect gift for any man! The exclusive Father’s Day gift pack includes Hombre coffee beans, an espresso soy Hombre candle and delicious chocolates and goodies.
BBQ Branding Iron from MaleBox, $35 : Just when you thought the Aussie BBQ had reached its potential… we discovered the very popular BBQ Branding Iron. The BBQ Branding Iron allows you to personalise your steaks, signature sausages and monogrammed chicken fillets! With 52 changeable letters, as well as spacers, the name can change as regularly as you like! The branding iron is 43 cm long. The lettering plate is 9 x 4 cm.
Annie’s Lane Quelltaler Watervale Riesling 2013 $26.99 : Highly aromatic and zesty with lemon lime blossom and subtle hints of clove, talc and charcuterie, this Riesling is crafted to age gracefully. Sourced from the Clare Valley, Annie’s Lane wines are crafted with minimal intervention, keeping them as natural as possible to maximize fruit flavor and intensity.
Interior Cleaner from Carma Natural Car Care, $14.95 : The Carma Car Care range is naturally based and provides the most environmentally responsible products for car maintenance available. The Interior Cleaner is a gentle, high performance plant based car cleaning concentrate designed for the removal of soils and other contaminations from the interior surfaces of motor vehicles.
Mini Keyboard Folio from Logitech, $99.95 : A striking protective folio that perfectly complements your iPad mini. The EasyType Bluetooth® keyboard reinvents typing on the iPad mini with comfort and easy action. Hidden magnets hold the iPad mini at the ideal angle for typing and keep your folio securely closed when you’re on the go.
Belkin Thunderstorm $249.95 : Is your Dad a movie buff? Music Junkie? Gamer? Dads are going to LOVE Belkin’s Thunderstorm – the ultimate Father’s Day present! Earth-shaking action sequences will come to life in his hands with this handheld theatre for iPad.
ManCandle in Vodka & Schnapps Fragrance from NavyCrockett $29.00 : With their 27 hour burn time and pure soy wax, ManCandles have a truly exceptional scent throw. Their manly scents are masculine enough for any man without being overpowering. ManCandles are beautifully presented in a glass amber jar and packaged in a rigid sliding box.
Spartan Race $109 – $199 : Give your dad an entry into the world’s most popular and competitive obstacle race series! Perfect for Dad’s who have a real sense of adventure or who are adrenalin junkies, Spartan Race is the ultimate experience gift. Great for overcoming fears or giving Dad a reason to get fit!
Next generation hot water bottle from Skyla, $39.95 : Dad will fall head over heels for this next generation hot-water bottle. The thermostatically controlled, electric hot water bottle is perfect for chilly days and nights, and is great for easing muscle pain after Dad’s gone for a run or workout!
Folio for iPad from Logitech, 79.95 : The Logitech Folio for iPad gives dad the chance to personalise his iPad with a rich palette of colours and sumptuous fabric that evoke his sense of style. The protective sleeve safeguards both the front and back of his iPad, while hidden magnets keep the Folio securely closed, protecting his iPad when on the go.
Groom Mate hair trimmer from Global Travel, $29.95 : The Groom Mate Platinum XL is a battery-less, easy to use, high quality nose & ear hair trimmer. The simple twist and trim design ensures no pain. IT is made from 100% corrosion proof ISA made stainless steel. Only 6.5cm long it is supplied with a cleaning brush.
Beard and nasal hair trimmer from Valera, $59.00 : The Valera trimmer trims beards, sideburns, nasal & ear hair with ease. It is Battery operated “AA” 1,5Vdc (not included) with precision stainless steel blades. A built-in suction & storage system removes unwanted hair. Included are 9 cutting lengths: 0.5, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14 & 16mm. Incorporated are two interchangeable & adjustable cutting guides with a washable blade set and built-in Smartlight.
ATC Chameleon action video camera from AGL Smarter Living Stores, $199* (Special *$60 off price) : If the dad in your family loves sport and adventure mixed with a charge of adrenalin, this hands-free action video camera is perfect. It actually shoots and records two videos at once. That way it can catch all the excitement that lies ahead plus dad’s reaction as the action happens1. And the Chameleon’s two lenses can each move 180 degrees, so dad can capture all the thrills (and maybe even the spills) from heaps of camera angles. Plus there’s a built-in microphone so he can add his own running commentary. The ATC Chameleon comes ready to mount on a bike helmet and with optional extras it can be fitted to just about anything that moves.