Your Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Guide

Stumped on what to get dad? Check out our gift guide.


Okay, you’ve hit the mall, looked online and found nothing! Maybe you just plain forgot that Sunday—this Sunday is Father’s Day. We’ve got you’ve covered! So sit back, relax and check out our last minute, yet truly fabulous Father’s Day gift guide.

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1. eGift Card by Spa Week. Starting at $25, you can pick up an eGift card that dad can use all year long. Gift him with a hot stone massage, professional shave or a sport pedicure. Right now $100 egift cards are on sale for $84.99. Click here to buy.

2. Weber Smokey Mountain Cooker, $399, Ace Hardware stores nationwide and online. Dad’s a grilling beast, give him this home smoker where he can create ribs that fall off the bone!

3. Pearl™ Brilliant White Ionic Teeth Whitening system ($195, nordstrom.com and Nordstrom stores nationwide.) Keep dad’s pearly whites sparkling with this at home whitening system. Teeth are whiter in just five minutes and will be incredibly whiter in five days!

4. macAllan Fine Oak Scotch (MSRP $50-fine liquor stores nationwide) It’s a single malt that’s been aged in a mix of bourbon and sherry casks. It has notes of pasty, barley, nuts, marmalade and a touch of caramel.

5. EvolutionMan Cleansing Shave with orange essential oil ($23, evolutionman.com and stores nationwide). Dad will love this citrus-scented shaving cream, made with essential oils that can be used as a cleanser and a shave cream. Made without parabens and plant-derived exfoliators, his skin will stay soft and healthy.

6.  Mission EnduraCool™ Large Cooling Towel (comes in Volt, Blue, Black and Pink) (MSRP $14.99 and can be found at sporting good stores like Dick’s Sporting Goods, The Finish Line, The Sports Authority and Modells.) Made with patented Coolcore™ technology, this towel immediately cools down hot and sweaty athletes.

PJ Gach is Managing Editor/Social Media Manager Spa Week.

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The Big Le-Brewski + 8 more Fab Father’s Day Cocktails

This Father’s Day serve up a custom cocktail to your dad.

Whether you’re going to fire up the grill in honor of Father’s Day, serve a buffet lunch of have a casual Father’s Day get together, make it shine with some tasty (and easy to make) cocktails.

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We’ve gathered up cocktails that were created in the name of Dad. Some of them are even low calorie ones!

The Don Andrés Cocktail
Created by Jason Mendenhall (The Wayland)

Ingredients:
1.5 oz. Brugal Extra Dry Rum
.5 oz. Campari
.5 oz. Cynar
2 dashes of Peychaud’s Bitters
Directions:
Stir all ingredients together in a mixing tin, strain into an absinthe-rinsed rocks glass over a fresh block of ice.

Father of the Year

Ingredients:
1 ½ parts Skinnygirl Bare Naked Vodka
1 ½ parts seltzer
Directions: 
Pour ingredients together into cocktail glass filled with ice. Garnish with a lime.

NOLET’S Silver Roquette

Ingredients:
1.25 oz. NOLET’S Silver Dry Gin
1 oz. Agave Nectar
1 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
Baby Arugula
Soda Water
Directions:
Muddle eight pieces of baby arugula with lime juice and agave nectar. Add ice, gin and shake vigorously. Strain into a rocks glass over ice. Top with soda water. Garnish with baby arugula.

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EFFEN® Dad’s Delight
Created by David Nepove – National President, U.S. Bartender’s Guild

Ingredients:
1½ parts EFFEN® Vodka
3 one-inch chunks of Fresh Pineapple
5 Mint Leaves
1 part Lime Juice
¾ parts Agave Nectar
Directions:
Muddle pineapple and lime juice, add to a cocktail shaker with remaining ingredients over ice and shake.  Pour into a bucket glass.

Dad’s Day Cocktail

Ingredients:
1 part Skinnygirl Bare Naked Vodka
1 part chilled light beer
2 parts raspberry lemonade concentrate
Frozen raspberries
Directions:
Mix all ingredients over ice and serve.

Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon Daddy
Recipe by JP Caceres

Ingredients:
2 parts Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon 
1 part Fresh Lemon Juice
1⁄2 part Agave Syrup
1 Egg White
3 Sage Leaves
4 Pink Peppercorns

Directions:
Add all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and muddle the sage leaves and pink peppercorns.  Add ice and shake. Double strain into an old fashioned glass filled with ice and garnish with a sage leaf.

The Big Le-Brewski

Ingredients:
3 parts Skinnygirl Sangria
2 parts light beer
Directions:
Pour over ice and enjoy!
Man of the Hour Martini

 

Ingredients:
1 ½ parts Skinnygirl Bare Naked Vodka
½ part vermouth
½ part olive juice
Olives for garnish
 Directions:
Shake all ingredients, including the olives for garnish, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

 Handy Man Screw Driver

Ingredients:
1 ½ parts Skinnygirl Tangerine Vodka
6 parts orange juice
 Directions:
Add Skinnygirl Tangerine Vodka in ice-filled glass and top with orange juice.

 Tell us: What’s your fave summertime cocktail?

PJ Gach is Managing Editor/Social Media Manager Spa Week Daily and Spa Week.

 

10 Ways to Spoil Your Dad on Father’s Day

This Father’s Day (June 16), show dad how much you care with a fantastic gift.

Dad taught you how to ride a bike. He helped you decipher boys, showed you how to drive a car, moved you countless times…Well; dad is always there for you, right? So this Father’s Day, show him how much you appreciate what he does and who he is with a gift that he’ll use all year long.

Check out our Father’s Day gift guide and get inspired.

1. Merona Men’s Messenger Bag in Brown ($24.99, target.com). Whether dad’s lugging a little one’s toys, work stuff or books, he’ll love using this sleek canvas bag that’ll carry everything he needs.

2. The Zimm ($75, eyebobs.com).  Help dad stop squinting when he’s cooking, reading or trying to figure out the remote! Give him a pair of these on-trend reading glasses. They were designed in partnership with Chef and TV host (Bizarre Foods) Andrew Zimmern.

3. Sean Customizable sneaker ($100, bornshoes.com).Dad’s an original and so is Børn’s Sean sneaker. You can mix and match four neutral uppers with five colorful outsoles, creating two-tone sneakers made of soft suede.

4. Versace Eros EDT, 1.7 oz, ($62, macys.com). Dad will love this brand new scent from Versace. It’s fresh, woody and spicy with a hint of leather. It’s distinctive, masculine and warm….just like dad.

5. Vintage Style Camera stainless steel flask, 6 oz ($26, unique-vintage.com). When Auntie Ida starts droning on a family parties, Dad can discretely sip from this retro flask to keep up his, ahem, flagging spirits.

6.  Facial Fuel “Heavy Lifting” Fiming, Lifting, Anti-Wrinkle Moisturizer for men ($40, kiehls.com). With every purchase (while supplies last) of Kiehl’s superhero moisturizer for men, you get a limited edition Captain America comic book.

7. Epic Fight shorts ($55, adidas.com).Made with climacool® ventilation, these shorts will keep dad cool when he’s working out—or working out in the yard.

8. Bringing Home the Bacon gift set ($16, sugarfina.com).Who could resist this yummy bacon flavored gift set? Dad’ll enjoy this trio of bacon flavored snacks: Chocolate bacon toffee, Uncured Bacon (they’re just Gummy piglets…cute!) and Chocolate Bacon pretzels.

9. Cellairis Vessel Case with kickstand for Apple iPad Mini ($34.99, cellairis.com). The silicon shell hides a hard inner shell, so no matter how many times dad may knock it off the table, his iPad mini will be safe.

10. Balance ball chair ($79.98,gaiam.com). If dad’s been complaining about lower back pain, this chair, developed by a chiropractor could help him. The chair is comfy and alleviates stress to the lower back while working on core muscles.

 Bonus round:

Book a pampering spa treatment for dad. The Red Bell Day Spa in Hicksville, Long Island is offering their Neptune’s Retreat—Ultimate Therapeutic 4 hands massage (2 therapists) for only $139.95, regularly $200. You could also pick up a Spa & Wellness gift card and let him pick his treatment anytime of the year. Right now Spa & Wellness gift cards are on sale–You can purchase a $100 gift card for only $84.99.

Tell us: What are you thinking about getting dad for Father’s Day?

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 PJ Gach is the Managing Editor of Spa Week Daily, and the Social Media Manager of Spa Week.

Giveaway: Get Centered in Paradise

A Calming Getaway at the Four Seasons Costa Rica for a Deserving Dad or Recent Grad

June is all about honoring our deserving dads and recent grads. That’s why at Spa Week, we’ve put together a relaxing wellness escape to reward them–the Get Centered in Paradise Giveaway.

Any stress will melt away during a four night stay for two at the Four Seasons Costa Rica. Enjoy paradise from a luxurious Canopy Suite, complete with its own private plunge pool. You’ll leave feeling refreshed and renewed from head-to-toe.

Also included in your stay: Private airport transfers, daily breakfast for two, a round of golf for two and our favorite pastime: Spa! At the world renowned Four Seasons Costa Rica Spa, you’ll both be treated to a soothing massage and refreshing body scrub to round out your stay.

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You will also receive a Wellness Essentials Kit to make your stay and travels as comfortable as can be. Inside the kit, you’ll find two $30 gift cards to 3 Fl. Oz to purchase TSA-approved travel-size essentials. On the plane, sleep well with two Tempur-Pedic Comfort Travel Pillows. Plus, enhance your travels with a luxurious Yon-Ka Bath Soak, two THERAPEARL Eye Masks, and a set of VMV Hypoallergenics sunscreens to protect your skin from the powerful Central American sun.

With to-die-for views, balmy weather and luxurious spa treatments, this package is pampering enough to help any stressed out dad, grad or loved one find their center and return stateside with their personal wellness back in focus.

The contest runs from June 1-30th, click here to enter the Get Centered in Paradise Giveaway!

Spa & Wellness Gift Cards by Spa Week On Sale for Dads & Grads

The Gift of Wellness is 15% off for dads and grads June 1-16 from Spa Week.

From June 1-16th, in honor of hardworking grads and deserving dads, Spa & Wellness Gift Cards by Spa Week® are on sale! Purchase a $100 Gift Card for $84.99, and 15% off all other denominations.

Graduation season is here! Yup, every time you turn around, someone has a brand new degree. Each of those  hard-working grads deserves a little TLC. Give your fave grad the gift of pampering with a Spa Week Gift Card. Think of how wonderful it’ll be for them: Instead of burning the midnight oil, let them inhale scented candles while they get a facial, body wrap, massage or mani/pedi.

Dad’s been there for you since you were an itty bitty, right? The poor guy’s moved you a million times, changed the oil in your car, chased away the bad boys, smiled at the good boys and has sat up countless nights worrying about you.  On June 16th honor dad by giving him a hot stone massage, or a deep tissue massage or even a sport pedicure. He deserves to be treated like the rockstar he is at the spa. His Spa Week Gift Card guarantees that there’s one day (at least) where the focus is on him.

Spa & Wellness Gift Cards make the perfect gift for every dad and grad, and now that they’re on sale, it’s a no-brainer. Purchase on SpaWeek.com through June 16th!