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Father's Day gives us a reason to show appreciation for every dad in our lives! The hardest part about it: gifting! Who else has a partner or a dad in their life that seems to have everything they want and need?! 

Here are some gift ideas for different types of dads:

Still unsure? Consider getting a book from The Adventure Challenge to give you a ton of at-home date ideas for you and your partner! Or call an airport local to you and purchase an introductory flight lesson as a gift! 

More interested in creating an experience you two can enjoy together? Here are some at home date night ideas that you can plan for Father's Day:

  1.  Backyard Movie Night:
    • Set up a cozy outdoor movie night in your backyard. If you can, hang a white sheet and use a projector screen. If not, a laptop will do just fine!
    • Create a comfortable seating area with blankets, pillows, and outdoor chairs.
    • Prepare Dad's favorite snacks, popcorn, and drinks. Or you can get your favorite take-out!
    • Choose a movie that he loves or one that you can enjoy together.
  2. Indoor Picnic:
    • Set up a picnic in your living room or any indoor space.
    • Lay out a picnic blanket and decorate the area with fairy lights or candles for a cozy ambiance.
    • Prepare a picnic basket with Dad's favorite foods.
    • Play some soft background music and enjoy a leisurely picnic together.
  3. Game Night:
    • Plan a game night with board games, video games, or make up some of your own games that contain meaningful memories from your life together.
    • Set up a dedicated game area with comfortable seating, snacks, and drinks.
    • Prepare a selection of snacks, appetizers, and beverages for the evening.
    • Play games, compete, and have fun together. Consider keeping a tally of wins and offering a prize at the end.
  4. Cooking Adventure:
    • Plan a special cooking night where you and your partner can prepare a delicious meal together.
    • Choose a recipe that he enjoys or one that you can try for the first time together.
    • Get all the necessary ingredients and cookware ready.
    • Put on some music, pour a glass of wine, and enjoy the process of cooking and creating a memorable meal together.
  5. DIY Tasting Experience:
    • Set up a DIY tasting experience with Dad's favorite beverages, such as craft beers, wines, bourbons, or whiskeys.
    • Research and select a variety of different brands or types for the tasting.
    • Prepare a charcuterie board that you can enjoy together during the tasting.
  6. Romantic Candlelit Dinner:
    • Set up a romantic candlelit dinner at home for your partner.
    • Decorate the dining area with candles, flowers, and soft lighting.
    • Prepare a special meal that he loves or order takeout from his favorite restaurant.
    • Dress up for the occasion and enjoy an intimate and memorable dinner together.
  7. Spa Day:
    • Create a relaxing and pampering spa day for Dad.
    • Allow him to sleep in and bring him breakfast in bed.
    • Prepare a warm bubble bath or a foot soak for him to relax.
    • Offer massages or foot rubs using essential oils or lotions.
    • Have a selection of his favorite snacks and beverages available for a truly indulgent experience.

Remember, the most important aspect of a Father's Day is showing your appreciation for him. Customize the activities based on his interests and preferences, and make it a memorable and enjoyable experience for him!

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Hannah is a Certified Lactation Counselor located in Lancaster, PA, and a spouse and parent to two lovely daughters. Her passion lies in aiding women in achieving success on their breastfeeding journeys and raising awareness regarding the numerous benefits of breastfeeding. She knows firsthand the struggles of breastfeeding as a mother, which has fueled their desire to help others. Hannah provides personalized and compassionate care to families, whether they are expecting, new parents, or preparing to return to work.

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