Queen of free: Don’t be generic, honor dad creatively




Dear ol’ dad. We love him. We’re thankful for him. We want to celebrate him in special ways, especially on Father’s Day on June 15.

Whether it’s the father of your children or your own dad, I know one thing he’d want you to do — get the best possible deal you can on whatever you give. It’s almost as good as giving him two gifts when you can spend less and still bless your pops. Here are a few of my favorite ways to celebrate the special fellas in your life without breaking the bank.

Creative gift wrap

Don’t you dare think about buying your day a generic “Happy Father’s Day” burgundy pinstriped gift bag that will be in the trash before you finish visiting him. I know very few dads who love a good gift bag.

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