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Best Gift For Dad On Turning 60?

Discussion in 'Parents & Siblings' started by AllizWell, Sep 6, 2017.

  1. AllizWell

    AllizWell Bronze IL'ite

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    My Dad is a very simple person who does not like much pomp and show. He has limited needs and does not prefer fancy gifts.(vice versa in my case;))

    I am in a fix.....what to gift him?o_O He will not like it if I host a party and people come with gifts.:neutral:

    He has sacrificed a lot for the family. He has worked very hard and will retire on turning 60 :) Me and my husband really want to make him happy!

    Kindly suggest!
     
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  2. blackbeauty84

    blackbeauty84 IL Hall of Fame

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    How about gifting him a pilgrimage trip or some sight seeing trip which he might enjoy?
     
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    AllizWell Bronze IL'ite

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    Thank you, seems a very good idea :)
     
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    Op, Why don't you gift him a trip with your mom. See rarely we hear our parents say they had a honeymoon. Why not a trip now.
     
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    creativemumma Gold IL'ite

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    Recently my father got retired. I thought about trip but my mom's health doesnt co-operate
    So we have gifted clothes, couple gold rings and I made a big framed collage of around 120 photos (starting from his childhood and covering his entire 60 years journey) - This was a big hit!
     
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    The answer depends on many factors such as geography to which he is exposed, various cycles of weather he would encounter, his hobbies, past time, spouse, theist, present and past health, his interest in literature, whether he is a netizen, official status of past and current, outlook western or occidental, etc. There are numerous things comes to mind. You can see him in modern haberdashery, if vision is corrected you can buy him power gogle in gold coated thin spectacle, if his ear lobes already adorned you can replace it and have wonderful selfi , you can buy him I phone, I pad, telescopic walking stick, and so on and so forth!!!! With my best wishes to your dad
    Regards.
     
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    Take a trip with him to the place he was born and brought up, visit his school , college and meet up with his childhood friends. Have all his loved ones send a video wishing him for his birthday and compile it together . Happy birthday to your dad !
     
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    Please arrange an international tour, for mom and dad like Europe. Or Singapore Malaysia...
     
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    Reading ur post makes me happy. Happy birthday to ur dad.
     
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