When I think back to my childhood, several memories come to mind: riding my bike all around the base with my friends, adventuring down nature trails, hanging with my mom and sister at a restaurant, and playing with my dad on Christmas morning. No matter what we got for Christmas my dad would be right there with us sitting on the floor playing with us and our new toys. Sometimes I thought he liked our toys more than we did. In my early childhood my dad worked hard to care for his family. He was in the military and sometimes he had to spend a long time away from us. When I was 6 or 7 years old he spent an entire year stationed in Korea while we lived in Puerto Rico, but he got to come and give my sister and I a surprise visit. The memories of that visit are hazy, but I will never forget the excitement of seeing my dad getting out of the car when we thought he was hundreds of miles away.
We may have fun memories of dad playing with us in the yard even after a long day at work, fixing our bikes, watching our favorite show with us, and even playing stickball, but after all that why is it so hard to find the right gift for dad on Father’s Day? Seriously, doesn’t dad deserve more than some tacky tie? But, if your dad is anything like my dad, it’s like pulling teeth to get him to tell you what he wants for Father’s day. To poke a little fun at the tacky tie tradition, but still help you out with finding the right gift for dad, check out these Tacky Tie Bribes from JCPenney.
Create a tacky tie for dad online and share it with him, giving him a heads up on what he could end up getting if he doesn’t tell you what he wants for Father’s Day. Besides creating a tacky tie and sharing it with your dad, you can also get a coupon that you can use towards his gift from JCPenney.
Let’s try and make that tie as tacky as possible, this way he will have no choice but to tell you what he wants for Father’s Day. It will be great, you get a straight answer on what Dad really wants, and he doesn’t have to pretend to like a bad gift. It’s a Father’s Day miracle!
Trying to stay away from the tacky tie or the standard shirt, I thought long and hard about what to get my dad for Father’s Day. While cruising the JCPenney Father’s Day Gift Hub I stumbled upon a SodaStream. Eureka! This is it! My father loves soda, probably a little too much, but I thought a SodaStream would be perfect for him. Maybe your dad loves soda or enjoys entertaining friends at home and playing bartender, with a SodaStream he can always have seltzer water on hand and with their many syrups he can give his bartending skills some flavor.
What are your plans for Dad on Father’s Day? Tell us your favorite gift to give Dad in the comments and have a chance to win a $100 JCPenney gift card!
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