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Frugal Friday: Fun Father’s Day Gifts

Posted By Jessica Fisher On June 10, 2010 @ 7:40 pm In Frugal Friday | 21 Comments

Father’s Day is a little over a week away. Have you planned a special surprise yet?

I’ve got three special men to shop for: FishPapa, my dad, and my father-in-law. And while I’d love to buy the new guitar, the new computer, or the new horse, those items aren’t in my budget.

Let’s face it. Guys are hard to shop for inexpensively. Usually the items they have an eye on aren’t found in the bargain aisle. The value of the gift really doesn’t matter. If we put meaningful sentiments behind whatever gift we bestow, we’ve greatly added to its value, regardless of the ticket price.

That said, it’s still fun to find unique and useful items that don’t cost an arm and a leg.

If you’re looking for ways to show the love, consider the following:

What do YOU do to save money on gifts or just life in general?

Share your favorite money-saving ideas today. Leave a link to a post that shares some frugal wisdom. (Please no giveaways or deals posts. Teach us how to fish!)

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