Father’s Day

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Father’s Day is just around the corner. Are you prepared for it? Finding the perfect gift for men can often be a challenge. This year, I’m giving Reid a house for Father’s Day, and I think he’s really excited about it. What are you planning to get for the special man in your life?

It’s almost Father’s Day, so I asked Reid what he wants. He’s incredibly good at these round ups and I usually shop off of this list for fathers day! He’s super hard working and the best dad so I’m excited to make his dad extra special! I remember my late father-in-law telling me while Reid and I were dating, that “Reid will be a great dad one day” and boy was he right. He’s much more patient than I am, and even more sacrificial. This Father’s Day, how are you making the men in your life feel loved and appreciated ?



1 . Hoodie // 2. Shoes // 3. Jacket // 4. Polo // 5. Cash clip wallet // 6. Jacket // 7. Henley // 8. Joggers

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How to buy Father’s Day Gifts

Reid here. 

To prevent the cliché of getting a new ugly tie every Father’s Day, I’ve provided some fatherly insight on Father’s Day gift buying.  Let me know if you have any questions.

What to get him?  Think about his hobbies.  Is it golf, fitness, hiking, or reading?  Whatever it may be, pick a category.  Let’s take golf for example.  The kids buy small gifts under $15 and Shalice typically buys the bigger gift.  For golf, don’t buy something like golf clubs, putters or golf shoes, if you don’t know specifics.  Avoid technical things primary to the hobby.  Instead buy gifts that support the hobby.  It lets him know you know him but also trust him to make those bigger purchases.  Therefore, I advise you buy gifts like golf tees, golf balls, a golf cleaning brush or even a golf hat.  These practical gifts support the hobby and are always appreciated during his next golf game.

The DON’T of Father’s Day Gift Giving

·      Do not buy him something that you desire him to be.

·      Do not buy something that requires assembly. 

·      Do not buy something regarding career or self-improvement.

·      Do not get him something that is not his color.   For example, I look sickly in yellow.

·      Do not give him a gift card!  They add bulk to his wallet and or get lost in the trash. 

The DO of Father’s Day Gift Giving

·      Do shower him with meaningful words of encouragement.  He needs it even if he doesn’t say it.

·      Do make cards instead of buying cards.  Take the money you would have spent on a pricey card and give him cash.

·      If overly spending money stresses your husband out like it does me…prove to him how you didn’t spend a lot on his gift by getting something thoughtful or will save you money of the lifetime of the product.  Like home gym equipment or DIY stuff.  Think of something that has a lot of bang for your buck.  I always appreciate that.

Of course, this applies if you want to surprise him.  If he gave you a list, I suggest you stick to the list or play it safe and pick from my Walmart selections.  Tip: there are lots of 2 day shipping options!

Thank you Walmart for sponsoring this post! All opinions my own.

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Reid is so good at sharing his father’s day wish list every year. I literally shop off of his wish list! I love this hat, new coffee machine, and tee from the Nordies sale.

Do you know what you’re getting your dad or hubby? Happy to help. Email with any questions. Happy Thursday!

xx Shalice

Reid loves all the practical things for father’s day! He loves a good watch, a workout bike, sandals for the heat and sneakers he wears daily that can be dressed up or down. We are so grateful for all Reid does for our family. Happy Father’s Day to all the dad’s out there!

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1. Speakers // 2. Hat // 3. Henley similar // 4. Assault Bike // 5. Watch

6. Fendi sandals // 7. Swim Trunks // 8. Birkenstocks

9. Sandals // 10. Yoga Mat

my dress // sunglasses

  1. oxford shirt 2. leather oxfords 3. hooded sweatshirt 4. compression pants 5. fleece joggers 6. commuter backpack  


This weekend is all about Reid. I mean, if we’re serious, he’s really the VIP around here. My favorite site in the evening is seeing the kids run to the door and scream DADDY’S HOME!!!! Is there anything better than that? I even feel like joining them in a celebratory dance. I rejoice that his getting home means reinforcements are here to help with these crazy monkeys, an extra hand, and an adult conversation. Bliss. So, a little way to thank him are gifts like homemade cards and his favorite? Workout gear! This bag is only $65 for work and day trips and this cute $50 oxford  goes with everything. Hope this gives you some valuable ideas, what are you getting your dad or husband?

For one day, we can honor our dads and husbands. It’s a great time to send a card, a gift and if you’re long distance to your father, pick up the phone and call. Either way, a gift means a lot. Reid does so many things for our family, from working downtown all week, to helping spread out breakfast before he leaves, to always taking time for me and the kids. We love him so! Don’t forgot to honor our dads and husbands. Below is a list of things my hubby would love, approved by me, and I’m sure yours will love as well. Order now to get it in time for Father’s Day, Sunday, June 18.

1) SURFER TEE Hubby really wants to learn how to surf, so this is perfect! Worn with jeans or shorts.









10) ONA CAMERA BAG A cool camera bag exists

11) FJÄLLRÄVEN DUFFEL BAG Who knew they had duffel bags?