capability mom Here is my link from last year’s Father and Father-in-law Gifts because it gets searched all year – I guess everyone finds these gifts a challenge.

Do I have anything to add? New ideas? Sure.

More experience gifts like hiking, fishing, sporting events, concerts (classical, rock or pop -find his favorite).

Take a class together like black smithing, wood working, book binding, or a cooking class.

Share a hobby, stamp collecting, baseball cards collecting… you get the idea.

Pragmatic Mom is in charge of the Mother and Mother-in-Law side – Can’t wait to see her separate but equal gifts!

The 12 Days of Shopping

Dec 1: Make Your Own Gifts Granola, Day 1 of 12 Days of Shopping – Granola versus Homemade and Personal – Granola from Flour and Barefoot Contessa.

Dec 2: Kids Make Gifts CRAFT (ModPodge versus Clove Fruit)

Dec 3: Personalized Gifts (Fancy Address Stampers versus Pretty Papers Giveaway)

Dec 4: Father-in-Law/Dad and Mother-in-Law/Mom

Dec 5: Tutors/Teachers

Dec 6: High Tech/Low Tech

Dec 7: Hostess/Gifts That Give Back

Dec 8: Sanitation Engineers, Mail Carriers, Hairdresser, Delivery People, Babysitter, Cleaning People, Dog Walker/Dog Trainer, etc. (a.k.a. who else did I forget?) and Emily Post’s Etiquette on this subject.

Dec 9: Husband, Me (Our Own Wacko List); Capability:Mom Husband/Wife

Dec 10: Dog/Cat

Dec 11: Quick Gifts from Whole Foods versus Gourmet Food Store

Dec 12: ‘Cause I Am So Together, Last Minute Home Made Gifts: Pragmatic Mom and Capability : Mom

7 comments on “Father and Father-In-Law Gifts – Day 4”

  1. Ooooh! Love the experience gifts! Blacksmithing!!! My husband would love that! Maybe for another person to gift for them and their dad as an outing. We don’t have any living grandfathers/father-in-laws unfortunately to do this ourselves.

  2. I hope you are going to do a day for gifts for 5 to 7 year olds. What an awkward age to shop for. Too old for Playskool too young for Pokemon. I am struggling for Christtmas this year!

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