Fathers Day Gift Guide 2018

June 17th is a day to celebrate dads all over the world! Of course it is Father’s Day! Both of my children will enjoy creating their own Father’s Day cards, this is something we have always done and it’s so much more personal and meaningful. My husband is a great dad to our children and what better way to spoil him than with the latest and greatest products!

Here I have put together a Father’s Day Gift Guide to help you buy the perfect gift for dad!

Nextbase 312GW Dash Cam (RRP £99.99)

First off we have the dash cam! All dads love to express their opinions when driving so what better way to back them up than by gifting them a top of the range dash cam! This is the Nextbase 312GW Dash Cam. Nextbase is the market leader in Dash Cams in the UK. Did you know, dash cams are now outselling SatNavs! They provide peace of mind and concrete evidence to liability in the event of an incident.Nextbase 312GW

The Nextbase 312GW features a unique Click and Go mount providing easy installation. The picture quality is superb, recording in 1080 HD at 30fps. It has a Six-Element Sharp lense made with 6 layers of glass ensuring stunning clear images.

The Nextbase 312GW comes with a mount, usb cable, in car charger and software.

I am not very technical and I was dreading setting this up however even I managed to do this successfully, it really is so simple, just plug in a go. The 312GW (RRP £99/99) also features built in Wi-Fi which can be used with an app based on your smart phone or you can also use your computer. The app makes it so easy to view, download and manage your recordings. Plus I have also found it makes a great security camera for watching over our cars at night. The Nextbase 312GW is currently on offer at £79 – the lowest price ever! It is available on every retailer. As the bestselling dash cam in the UK,  the 312GW represents 20% of all Dash Cams sold!


Retro Go Joystick (RRP £14.99)

Next up we have the totally awesome Retro Go Joystick from MenKind. RRP £14.99. This handheld device simply plugs into your television and enables you access to 200 arcade-era games! It’s incredibly easy to set up, just plug in and go.

Retro Go Joystick

The controller itself is very small however it is so easy to use and you really don’t notice this when you are in game mode.

I will say it is a bit of a guessing game as to how you are supposed to play each game as there are no instructions on what to do however most are quite simple.

The Retro Go Joystick features full on 8-bit 70s arcade machine style. This awesome little device is compatible with PAL television displays. It is designed to play with ease and lets your get straight into the action, no messing around with any type of set up. All you need to do is install 3 AAA batteries.  It’s so nifty in fact that you could even bring it on your travels with you, if you can spare some time off it for your little ones to have a go that is!

The Retro Go Joystick would make a great gift for all those retro cool dads out there!

Panasonic ER-GB80 Multi-Groomer (RRP £79.99)

As we all know beards are the in thing at the moment. So why not treat your dad to the Panasonic ER-GB80 Multi Groomer. Style and design your beard, body and hair. This is a high performance trimmer for great styling.
Panasonic ER-GB80
It can be used cordless for on the go or with the cord connected for quick use whilst charging. Using attachments 1-10mm you can trim or with the precision trimmer you can create a more detailed trim, with the 45 degree blade you can create lines and precise cutting or if you’re looking for a change you can use the 11-20mm attachments to cut the hair.
Your beard is not the only place you can use the Multi-Groomer, it is perfect for those that manscape! Your man can use this for body hair grooming too including underarms, shoulders and legs!  The Panasonic ER-GB80 is easy to set up. It has an LED charging light which allows you to be able to see when your device is ready to use. A 1 hour charge provides 50 minutes of trimming time. Or if you don’t have time to charge it you can use it whilst it is plugged in. It also has universal voltage therefore making it useable worldwide.

Bird & Wild Coffee (RRP £4.99/200g)

This is the Bird and Wild Coffee. Doesn’t it sound wonderful! Bird & Wild is a sustainable, eco-friendly coffee that gives back to charity for dads with an environmental conscience.

Bird & Wild coffee is Fairtrade, Organic, Bird Friendly and Shade Grown. As the RSPB’s official coffee, 6% of all sales are donated back to them to help them to protect wildlife, restore our woodlands and build a future where we live in harmony with nature. Available in two delicious flavours, the Seasonal Blend is medium roasted to perfection for a smooth coffee with dark chocolate tones, balanced acidity and bright
floral aromas. The medium dark Espresso Blend is expertly roasted to produce a well-balanced tang of cocoa and fruit within a dark, creamy body that makes it ideal for espresso and milky drinks.


Bird and Wild Coffee
The flavours taste fantastic and much more fragrant than our usual coffee which is just wonderful. Its smooth and easy to drink, it really is delightful! Plus I have to say I love the design on the packaging!
Bird Friendly Certification guarantees that every bean is produced organically and under high-quality shade, ensuring tropical ‘agroforests’ are preserved and migratory birds find a healthy haven when they travel from northern climes to faraway farms producing the beans. With wildspread clear cutting for sun coffee plantations, it’s imperative to protect the tropical forest that remains and help to rehabilitate degraded ecosystems. Every cup of Bird Friendly coffee you drink encourages more farmers to grow in the shade, which is good for birds and people.
Both packs are 200g and retail at £4.99. Stockists include Bird & Wild, Amazon and Ocado.

Braun Series 3 ProSkin (RRP £59.49)

Look after Dad well this Father’s Day with this nifty shaver that has been designed to be gentle on skin. It’s MicroComb guides the beard hairs into the cutting element, reducing overall shaving time and irritation in the process. Braun is an iconic German brand specialised in world-class precision shavers. It is globally recognised for its simple, intuitive design and outstanding product performance.

Braun Series 3 pro skin


The Series 3 ProSkin comes with a handy pouch to keep your shaver protected in plus it perfect for storing in your suitcase when travelling on your holidays.
It also comes with a charging stand to easily recharge the device. 45 minutes of shaving with no performance loss, a quick 5 minute charge is enough for one shave.
It has a built in pop up precision trimmer, ideal for shaping moustaches and sideburns. Three independently floating shaving elements adapt to your contours for high comfort.


The Braun Series 3 ProSkin shaver is a durable wet and dry shaver. Making I perfect for use in the shower.

Jelly Belly Beans £21.99 

My husband certainly has a sweet tooth and his favourite treat is these Jelly Belly Beans. You can buy them in most supermarkets now and they are relatively cheap too.


I love that you can now buy them in this huge 1.8kg tub! There are 44 flavours including blueberry, bubble gum, cola and many more including, tropical flavours, sour and fruity!

Keepsake Journal

Conversations With My Father is just the sweetest keepsake journal I have seen. There are 80 pages for you to write and share your stories and experiences. To personalise it even more you could fix your most treasured photos onto the pages and turn it into a bit of a scrapbook.

At the back of the journal there is a dedicated page for your family tree. My husband has spent evenings researching our family tree all the way back to the 1800s! So this will be a special place to keep these safe.


Romanticist BBQ Tool Set £24.99

This 20 piece set comes in an aluminium case, perfect for keeping your tools safe and clean. These are heavy duty professional outdoor camping barbeque grill tools.
What man doesn’t love taking om the BBQ and providing delicious food for his family!

Included in this tool set is; Spatula, fork, tongs, shakers, basting brush, cleaning brush, extra brush head, corn holders and skewers. The tools are made from professional grade stainless steel that resists heat and stands the test of time.

However you decide to treat dad we hope you all have a lovely Fathers Day!

Items gifted for this guide include the Nextbase 312GW Dash Cam, Retro Go Joystick, Panasonic ER-GB80 Multi-Groomer, Bird & Wild Coffee and the Braun Series 3 Pro Skin Shaver. All thoughts and opinions are my own.


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