Gift ideas for dad – Father’s Day 2016

It’s Father’s day on Sunday the 4th of September and with a just over a week to go, it’s not too late to find the perfect gift for your dad, grandfather or father of your children (on their behalf of course if they are young) 

The Dad who loves music

Whether your dad likes AC/DC & Queen (like mine does) or prefers easy listening. There are so many great gifts for the music lover.

dad1. Turntable with legs, $149 from Aldi (Available in store from Sat 27 August), 2. AC/DC: Dirty Deeds DVD, $17 from Big W (online only), 3. Cassette Tape Tin, $4.95 from Lark , 4.1000 Record Covers by Michael Ochs (hardback), $49.95 from Myer

The dad that likes to fire up the BBQ


1.Wembley Grill Instructor Man Apron, $15 from Target, 2. A4 Wooden Sign ‘Chillin & Grillin’, $12.99 from Typo, 3. BBQ branding iron $19.99 from Typo 4. Hampers with Bite BBQ Bag Delight Hamper, $60 from Dan Murphys

Men’s Fragrances for Dads

There are some great new release men’s fragrances just released in time for father’s day! see below


1. Police gold icon, eau de parfum 125ml for $39.99, 2. Mercedes-Benz Man, eau de toilette 50ml $49 & eau de toilette 100ml $69, 3. Hollister for Him 100ml $29.99- all three fragrances are available exclusively from Chemist Warehouse, My Chemist and My Beauty Spots


I hope all the dads have a wonderful father’s day!





Last Minute Mothers Day Gift Ideas 2016

This post is really last minute, but hopefully my Mothers Day gift ideas will help you out if you haven’t been able to pick anything up yet or if you want to add something a little extra.
Pamper your mum
mothers day Mothers day is a chance for your mum to put her feet up and relax. You could have a DVD day or a ‘spa’ day. Two movies I highly recommend are Big Eyes and (if she likes comedy movies) Get Hard. I think that scented candles always create a great ambiance for relaxing, if you can’t afford the full-size glasshouse candles the minis are great too (their scent throw is amazing), they’re available at Peter Alexander and David Jones. also pictured- *Ulta3 Mothers Day gift card with nail polish attached and Care and Repair Nail nurture kit, available at selected Pharmacies.

Below are the other *Ulta3 Mothers Day Cards that are available
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For Creative mums
mothers dayAbove is a selection of items that would be great for the creative mums. The Fujifilm instax mini 8 is great for capturing candid wallet sized photos, I’ve seen at target they now also have a new range of frames and accessories specifically for the instax prints. Also pictured- A great little inspirational book of mantras, quotes and words of wisdom, A note book for her thoughts and ideas and ‘The Urban Canvas’ book of colour-in postcards, both from Typo.

Happy Mother’s day for tomorrow to all the mum’s (including my mum) & grandmothers. I hope you all have a lovely day. Also thoughts to all whose mums are no longer with them.


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