Gift Ideas Blog

An Ode to Sears, Roebuck, and Co.

Posted on 16 Oct 2018

At Dad's Tie, we feel a special connection to the Sears and Roebuck Company and in particular with the Sears catalog. In fact, it is the Sears catalog that inspired the earliest concepts and ideas for Dad's Tie. But before we get down to the feeling behind Dad's Tie, let's take a loo...

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Best Gifts for Dad in 2018

Posted on 08 Oct 2018

We selected the name Dad's Tie to represent the concept of giving someone a gift that was just sort of okay, but definitely did not hit the mark. Obviously, this is a play on the concept of giving Dad a new necktie every year for Father's day. We like to think of these as "just because&...

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5 Reasons to Register with Dad's Tie

Posted on 02 Oct 2018

The Holiday season is probably the busiest and most stressful time of the year. The expectations are long and time is short. At Dad's Tie, we get it, that's why we created our gift exchange website. It's our goal to save you some time and to make sure everyone on your list receives&...

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A Look Back: Most Popular Gifts of 2017

Posted on 20 Sep 2018

As we begin looking toward the 2018 Holiday season and we research the newest and most popular trends in products for the 2018 Holiday season, we thought it would be fun to look back and see what was the rage in 2017. This glance back in time gives us the opportunity to see how much things have...

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5 Tech Savvy But Budget Friendly Gifts for 2018

Posted on 14 Sep 2018

Sometimes the really tech-savvy people on your shopping list can be the most difficult to shop for. Tech markets are rapidly changing, existing products are constantly being updated to the dot next number model. In this post we set out to make your tech shopping a little easier. We also tried t...

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Our Favorite Unique Gifts for Her

Posted on 10 Sep 2018

We all want our gift selections to be thoughtful and unique but what if you don't have enough time to research and find the perfect unique gift for that special woman. It could be a sister, aunt, or even a new girlfriend that we want to show how much we care. Below we have created a great list o...

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Five Favorite Budget Kitchen Gadgets That Make Perfect Gifts

Posted on 31 Aug 2018

Kitchen Gizmo Snap 'N Strain Strainer $ The Kitchen Gizmo Strainer is a must for all pasta lovers on your list. This gadget saves time and reduces the number of dishes you need while preparing a meal. This device is not only great for quickly removing the water from your pasta but it als...

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5 Budget-friendly Unique Gift Ideas for "Hard to Shop For" People

Posted on 29 Aug 2018

Okay, so we all have to shop for those certain very special people who are impossible to read. It's not that they don't appreciate the gifts they receive, it's just that they have a super-good poker face that shows no emotion. The thank yous are fine and by the book (most of the time the...

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Dad's Tie 10 Favorite Gifts for 2018

Posted on 22 Aug 2018

Here at Dad's Tie, we spend a lot of time researching gift-giving trends. We love to see what's popular and who is buying the hottest gifts of the season. In this post, we will cover our favorite 10 gifts as we approach the 2018 gift-giving season. This list is gender neutral but please stay...

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