10 Perfect Mom & Pop Gifts for Parent's Day

By Justin Hun  •  July 23, 2014

After years of dealing with diapers and temper tantrums, your parents deserve a little memento for all that they’ve done for you growing up. Parent’s Day is on Sunday, July 27th and even though they deserve more than just a day to be thanked, you can show how much you care by getting them a gift they deserve. Here are a few ideas to help you find the perfect gift for Parent’s Day.


Gifts for Parent’s Day


For Pro-Digital Parents


Amazon Fire TV: at Amazon.com for $99.00

If your parents enjoy watching movies and catching up on their favorite TV shows, then the Amazon Fire TV is just what they need. It’s easy to set up and works like a small computer that can stream anything you want to watch from your registered providers including: Amazon Prime Instant Video, Hulu Plus, Netflix, and many more! It’s small and simple to use even if your parents aren’t the most tech-savvy.


Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speakers: at Bose.com for $199.00

My parents enjoy listening to music throughout the house—and that’s why installed the Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speakers. They’re portable and pack a huge burst of sound that you can hear even in the largest of spaces. Bose offers the highest quality sound backed with an ultra-durable design if they decide to take it on their travels. The wireless charging dock is also a great feature that makes it incredibly easy to charge and go.


Keurig Rivo Cappuccino & Latte System: at Amazon.com for $191.99

No morning can be started right without a cup of fresh coffee or in this case, espresso. Any parent would appreciate an espresso machine and Keurig makes it incredibly easy to have ready-to-drink cappuccinos and lattes. With the simple idea of using single serving canisters, mom and dad can have just the right amount to start their day.


Date Night for Mom and Dad


Nostalgia Electric Fondue Pot: at Amazon.com for $21.99

Going out for fondue can cost quite the pretty penny. Get this great gift for your parents and they’ll love melting their own cheese and dipping their own chocolate strawberries. This Fondue Pot by Nostalgia is extremely affordable and comes electric so it’s as easy as plugging in and dipping away. The best part is that it comes with six sticks so they might have to just invite you over sometime.


Picnic Basket: at Picnic-Basket.com starting at $44.95

If you have the kind of parents who love to go out and spend time with each other, or just parents who need to, then this is the gift they need. You can get a lot from the essentials basket including utensils, plates, and cups, to luxurious silverware, wine glasses and a folding blanket, all complete in a delightful woven picnic basket. Give dad a reason to take mom out more often; he’ll pretty much have to. 


Subscriptions They’ll Love


Gold Medal Wine Club Subscription: at GoldMedalWineClub.com starting at $37.00

Every parent deserves a little wine time and that’s why Gold Medal Wine Club makes a great present. Presented by Forbes.com as one of the best wine clubs to join, the people at Gold Medal offer exceptional wine choices that your parents will love and learn to love. They offer an array of choices that include various amounts and types of wines that’ll be delivered right to their door. It’s fun and your parents will be surprised when they get a box of wines every month providing something new to try.    

Stonewall Specialty Food Club Subscription: at StonewallKitchen.com starting at $80.00 for 3 months

If your parents enjoy eating and trying new things, then the Specialty Food Club is worth trying. Stonewall Kitchen provides delectable and unique specialty foods ranging from Maine Blueberry Honey to Maple Pumpkin Butter. The founders decided they wanted to take whatever was in season and make only the freshest and most delicious things they could think of. That same idea still goes on today and you can get a monthly package of some of the things that made them hometown favorites in New England.


Scribd Subscription: at Scribd.com for $8.95 a month.

Electronic devices are changing how we read and see things. It’s because of this that e-books are becoming the ideal way to read hundreds of your favorite books all from the convenience of your smartphone, tablet and laptop. Scribd is a site that provides you with access to a huge database of books and best of all, you can read as much as you like all under the low monthly fee. If your parents are avid readers, then they might like the idea of this portable library.


Make Something Special and Unique


Zazzle Canvases: at Zazzle.com starting from $20.95

Zazzle is a great resource if you’re looking to make something completely one-of-a-kind for your parents. Take some of your baby pictures or their wedding photos and create a special photo album for them. Or perhaps you might want to take one of their favorite photos and create a large scale canvas that they’ll treasure. You have limitless possibilities as long as you have ideas and photos to share.


Heart Collage: at Collage.com starting at $9.99

If you have a large collection of photos of you and your parents then maybe a collage is perfect for you. Collage.com allows you to design something unique for your parents. Take all their favorite memories of love and incorporate them in the dozens of different shapes that Collage.com offers. Or better yet come up with your own idea and Collage.com will help you figure it out and make it happen.

No matter what it is you decide to get for your parents, rest assure they’ll appreciate it. It’s the thought alone that says that they are great parents.  

Justin Hun Justin Hun Justin Hun has an obsession with food and books—especially books about food. His favorite past times include watching the Food Network and researching for ways to save money and be cheap.

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