Celebrating Father's Day the CG way

You can't give him socks again...can you?


Father's Day is a special occasion dedicated to celebrating the men who have played a pivotal role in shaping our lives. Whether they are fathers, grandfathers, uncles, or the one who stepped up, these guys deserve recognition and appreciation for their unwavering support, love, and guidance. Here are some thoughtful ways to honour and celebrate the fathers in your life this Father's Day.

1. Personalised Gifts

A personalised gift, shows you've put some thought and planning into what to buy and not just picked something up at the station on the way home.   A notebook, a keyring or a piece of jewellery are all great gifts and then become a keepsake, reminding him of your love and appreciation every time he sees them.

2. Time Together

Spending quality time together is one of the best gifts you can give. Plan a day all about him, doing the things he loves, even if they're not top of your list.  Today is all about him and whether it's a meal together, a hike or watching is favourite film...again, it will also create memories too. 

3. Cook His Favourite Meal

Show your love through food by preparing your father's favourite meal. Whether it's a hearty breakfast, a BBQ feast, or a delicious roast, cooking for him is a wonderful way to show appreciation. Don’t forget to top off the meal with his favourite dessert and tipple!

4. Handwritten Cards and Letters

In today's digital age, a handwritten card or letter can be a meaningful and heartfelt gesture. Cards are at the heart of Caroline Gardner from the first cards that we created over 30 years ago to the huge range we have today they have the ability to tell those closest to you how much they mean to you or bring those further away a little closer - perfect for those who can't be with their Dad this Father's Day. Check out our previous blog on what to write in a Father's Day card here.  

5. Father’s Day Adventure

Plan an adventure that caters to your father's interests. This could be a weekend getaway, a road trip to a place he’s always wanted to visit, or an exciting experience like skydiving or a hot air balloon ride. Adventures create lasting memories and offer a chance to bond over new experiences.

6. DIY Projects

If your father enjoys working with his hands, consider a DIY project you can do together. This could be building a piece of furniture, working on a car, or gardening. The time spent working side by side could be full of laughter and fun, just avoid the flatpack furniture and inevitable stress levels increasing!

7. Reflect on Memories

Create a scrapbook, slide show or playlist  filled with photos, songs and memories from your time together. Include captions, stories, and even video messages from family members. This trip down memory lane can be a touching tribute to the special moments you’ve shared.

8. Charity in His Name

If your Dad is passionate about a particular cause, consider making a donation or volunteering in his name. This is a meaningful way to honour his values and make a positive impact on the community with a side of the warm and fuzzies.


We've curated a Father's Day edit of some of our best sellers here, take a look.  Father's Day is a perfect opportunity to express your love and gratitude for the father figures in your life. Happy Father's Day to all the incredible dads out there!