Category: Father's Day (24)

Free $9 Kiehl's White Eagle Shave Cream through Saturday


Here's a great freebie for men.

On Saturday, get a free Kiehl's White Eagle Shave Cream, right, valued at $9 when you swap any brand of shave cream at Nordstrom. No purchase is necessary.

Bring your old shaving cream to participating Kiehl’s counters and trade it for a complimentary 2.5-ounce shave cream in exchange.

Click here for the deal and find a location. Call before you go to verify participation in the promotion.

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Father's Day freebies: Fun things to do, eat on Saturday and Sunday


Happy Father's Day!

Celebrate with Dad in South Florida style with tasty dining deals and fun things to do with the man in your life on Sunday. Show Big Daddy he's No. 1 with free visits to local attractions and free entrees and treats at restaurants. We even threw in a few last-minute gift ideas, too.


Xtreme Indoor Karting: Dads who bring the family to the indoor track in Fort Lauderdale on Sunday get up to three free go-kart races. The track's tricked out with 20-foot sculptures of Miami Heat's LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. Bring a Heat ticket stub and score a free race when you buy one, too. Prices start at $19.50 for an eight-minute run. License and head sock not included.

Rapids Water Park: Dads get in free when a regular priced admission is paid on Sunday at the Riviera Beach water park. All-day weekday admission is $36.95; Saturday-Sunday is $40.95; Sunset Special Admission after 4 p.m. weekdays is $18, after 4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday $20.

Butterfly World: Dads get in free entrance at the Coconut Creek attraction on Sunday, a $24.95 value. No coupon necessary.

Bonnet House: Dads get in free with one paid admission from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fort Lauderdale museum and gardens. Admission is $20 for adults, $18 for seniors, $16 kids 6-12 and free for 5 and under; gardens only is $10.

Miami Science Museum: Dads get free entry on Sunday with a paid child admission. Fun activities planned include a romp through "Big Truck Days!" in which kids can climb in buses and trucks and other interactive things to do. Admission is $14.95 for adults, $10.95 for seniors and kids 3-12. Children 2 and under are free. Info: 305-646-4200.

Flamingo Gardens in Davie: Dads get free entrance with regular paid adult or kid admissions on Sunday ($18 ages 12 and up, $10 for kids 4-11, under 3 free). We've also got a coupon for $5 and $2.50 off admission for adults and kids. Info at

Mizner Park: Downtown Drive Car Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, features 100 unique cars on display from antiques to classics to street rods. Check out Braman Motors' limited edition $1.8 million Bugatti Veyron 16.4. Admission is free.


Texas de Brazil: Fathers eat free on Sunday with the purchase of one full-priced dinner with a Facebook coupon at participating locations. There are locations in Fort Lauderale, Hallandale Beach, Miami and Orlando. Offer is one free meal per table. Reservations recommended.

Beef O'Brady's: Dad's eat free on Sunday with purchase of an entree of equal or lesser value up to $10 at partcipating locations. There's one in Cooper City.

NYY Steak: Dads who dine on Sunday get a free lobster tail with any steak entree at the new restaurant inside Seminole Casino Coconut Creek. Reservations required.

Champps: Dads get a free burger with purchase of an adult entree with a coupon good on Sunday.

Friendly's: Dads get a free three-scoop sundae with purchase of another with a coupon valid on Sunday.

Denny's: You and Dad get a free Pancake Puppies Sundae when you send him a Father's Day wish through its Facebook fan page.

First Watch Daytime Cafe: Dads who dine on Sunday get a free bottle of pure Maple Syrup while supplies last. There are locations Central and South Florida locations in Sunrise and Boca Raton.

IKEA: Dad gets a free breakfast at the stores in Orlando and Sunrise before 11 a.m. He gets scrambled eggs, hash browns, bacon and a cup of coffee.

Ruby Tuesday's: Buy a $50 gift card and get a $15 bonus coupon via email through Sunday.

Tijuana Flats: Dads get a free entree on Sunday with purchase of another entree at participating South Florida locations.

Buca di Beppo: Buy a large paste entree and get a small fettuccine, spachetti or ziti free with a coupon. Expires Sunday.

Hooters: Dads get 10 free wings on Sunday at participating locations. Dine-in only.

TCBY: Dads get a free cup of frozen yogurt on Father's Day at South Florida participating locations. No purchase necessary.

SSpecial meals: Sun Sentinel Dining Critic John Tanasychuk rounds up South Florida restaurants offerings for Father's Day.


Macy's: Save $25 on a $100 purchase with a couon good through June 24.

MLB.TV: For $49.99, score a hit with baseball-loving Dads with a premium subscription for 50 percent off. Through the end of the season, he can watch all out-of-market games live or on demand any time online, on mobile and Xbox and PS3, now to. Plus, premiums service now includes a free subscription to At Bat 12 for supported iOS and Android devices.

Kodak: Get a free 8X10 collage valued at $3.99 when you buy a $1.99 folded greeting card using the Kodak Picture Kiosks at Target, CVS and Navarro pharmacies with a Facebook offer. The coupon expires Sunday.

Father's Day Gift Guide: From JetPack Adventures to pampering Pop, these unique South Florida gifts offers thrills and chills.

Free Candy Bar Wrappers: Print cute, customizable wrappers and slip over a full-sized Hershey bar for a sweet gift.

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Dads get in free at Rapids Water Park on Saturday and Sunday


Dads get in free with when the kids pay at Rapids Water Park on Saturday and Sunday.
Purchase a regular priced admission for the child (no matter the age) and Dad gets in free, a $40.95 value.

What better way to celebrate Dad's day than with some serious fun in the sun with the kids floating down the lazy river or slippin' and sliding at the Riviera Beach theme park.

All-day weekday admission is $36.95; Saturday-Sunday is $40.95; Sunset Special Admission after 4 p.m. weekdays is $18, after 4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday $20.

Click here for the deal.

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Free lobster tail for Dads at NYY Steak in Coconut Creek


Here's a championship deal for Father's Day.

Dads who dine at NYY Steak on Sunday get a free lobster tail with steak dinners at the hot new restaurant inside the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek.

Pop will enjoy the restaurant’s tasteful memorabilia and diamond-shaped dishes stamped with retired Yankee numbers, which will make your champ feel at right at home (plate).

NYY also offers 27 wines by the glass, which is one for each world championship won by the Bronx Bombers.

NYY Steak is at 5550 NW 40th Street in Coconut Creek; reservations at 954-935-6699. There is another location inside Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.

(Extra points if you know who wore #49.)

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Unique South Florida gifts for Father's Day will thrill and chill


Who's your Daddy? If he's a South Florida man, forget the ties and cologne for Father's Day on June 17. Instead, give Dad some a gift to help him chill or thrill.

High times: Give Dad a lift with Jetpack Adventures. He'll strap on the JetLev R200 for a water-powered ride 20 feet above the Intracoastal Waterway. The Fort Lauderdale company offers two-hour excursions that include 30 minutes of fly time at locations in Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton and Miami Beach. Packages start at $300. Best part: The whole family (up to six people) can take the boat trip to see Dad blast off, Agent 007 style.

Info: 2019 SW 20th St., Suite J108, Fort Lauderdale; 954-552-8050;

In the swing: Score a hole-in-one by giving him group or private lessons at the Toski-Battersby Golf Learning Center in Coconut Creek. Beginning and experienced golfers will learn techniques and fundamentals from pros Gary Battersby and Bob Toski on the shaded practice range, which features well-manicured Bermuda turf. Or, buy him a custom set of clubs at the on-site Putter Around Club Repair. Individual lessons start at $125 an hour; four, one-hour group sessions are $100.

Toski-Battersby Golf Center, 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek; 954-975-2045;

Close call: Pamper papa with a professional shave at The Art of Shaving, which has four South Florida locations. He'll start to relax as soon as the pre-shave oil and hot towel are applied. Then, it's lather up before the straight razor gives him a baby face. Add a haircut and he's ready for anything. Prices start at $35 for a 30-minute shave, but we recommend the 45-minute Royal treatment for $55.

Info:; Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Blvd., 305-937-1877; Boca Town Center, 6000 Glades Road, 561-362-7333; Palm Beach Gardens Mall, 3101 PGA Blvd., 561-622-8626; Dadeland Mall, 7535 Dadeland Mall, Miami, 305-665-4233

Prime time: Carnivores will appreciate a trip to Prime 112 in Miami Beach, one of South Florida's finest steakhouses. The menu has a distinct Southern accent, offering caviar-white truffle deviled eggs and fried green tomatoes to start. Don't miss the bacon-bar snacks, and he can't go wrong with the flavorful bone-in ribeye. Late-night-dining dads just might catch a glimpse of Miami Heat superstars, too. Steaks start at $38; reservations are required.

Info: 112 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, 305-532-8112,

Need for speed: NASCAR dreams come true when Dad gets to drive a Ferrari F430, Audi R8 or a $249,000 Lamborghini Gallardo on the track at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Miami Exotic Auto Racing offers the ultimate driving experience as he pushes her to the limit: There are no speed restrictions. Participants get one-on-one instruction from a pro, and kids are welcome to come on a high-speed hot lap ride-along. Prices start at $249 for three laps. Gift certificates are available for the next available dates: July 1 and 28.

Info:, 305-810-9286.

Superhero makeover: Turn Dad into a Marvel Avenger or villain. Using a photo, a team of artists at The Comics Factory in Hollywood can digitally transform fathers into Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk or other Marvel comic-book characters. The company has exclusive access and licensing rights to thousands of images in the Marvel Comics library. Prices start at $110 for 10-by-16 poster. It takes about a week to get the goods.

Info: 2040 Washington St., Hollywood, 877-728-9278,; save 20 percent on orders at

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$10 off Lowes, American Express gift cards at Publix


Mother's Day is over and Father's Day is coming up on June 17. Publix has two great ways to save on gift cards for Dad:

First, save $10 on a $100 American Express Gift Card with a $25 grocery purchase with a coupon in this week's flyer. Grab one as your enter the store. If you buy AMEX cards as gifts, you'll save a few bucks on top of the $5.95 activation fee. The offer expires on Wednesday, May 16.

Second, save $10 on a $50 Lowe's gift card, also with a $25 grocery purchase. That coupon is printed on the cover of the yellow "Happy Mother's Day" flyer in the lower, left-hand corner. Grab one at the store entrance. This offer expires on May 18.

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Free TCBY treat, IKEA breakfast for Dads on Father's Day


TCBY is giving away a free cup or cone of frozen yogurt and IKEA in Sunrise and Orlando is offering free breakfast to dads on Sunday, June 19, for Father's Day.

Bring Dad to IKEA before before 11 a.m. on Sunday and he'll get free scrambled eggs, hash browns and bacon with a cup of coffee. Then, stop in any TCBY and he'll get a free cone or cup of frozen yogurt.

Click here for the TCBY deal. Click here for the IKEA deal.

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Free admission to Butterfly World for Dads for Father's Day weekend


Butterfly World in Coconut Creek is offering free admission for Dads on Father's Day weekend.
That's a $24.95 value.

Dads can get in free on Saturday and Sunday, June 18-19 when they say they're a father at the admission gate.

Also, Moms can get 2-for-1 admission to Butterfly World using the Super Summer Savings Card.

Adult admission is $24.95; children ages 3-11 are $19.95 and kids under 2 are free. Butterfly World is located inside Tradewinds Park, 3600 W. Sample Road in
Coconut Creek; 954-977-4400.

Click here for the deal. There is a $1.50 per person gate fee to get into Tradewinds.

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Men's suits on sale at Filene's Basement

Designer men's suits from Emanuel, Calvin Klein, Lauren, Hickory Freeman and others at Filene's Basement in Aventura.

The suits range in price from $139.99 to $399.99.

Men's dress shirts and sports shirts also are $15.99 to $39.99, including Tommy Hilfiger, Ike Behar, Ben Sherman, Eagle and others -- might be a good Father's Day present (coming up next Sunday, June 19.)

Filene's Basement is at 17651 Biscayne Boulevard, Aventura. Get directions at: Filenes Basement.

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Create a free, customized Father's Day card ($3.50 value)


Create a free, customized Father's Day card and have it mailed to Dad for free from with a coupon code good only on Monday, June 6.

There are some super cute designs to choose from and it's fun to put your own special touch on that card for Dad. I just created a card with photos of the kids and personalized the text inside in just a few minutes. I then I opted to have the card mailed to my husband, all for free.

If you don't want to make a Father's Day card, choose others, from birthday to graduation to photo cards.

Click here for the deal. Enter FREECARD at checkout. Bypass the credit card info and scroll down to the bottom to enter the coupon code. Worked like a dream!

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Father's Day fun and 2-for-1 deals around South Florida


It's Big Daddy's day, so here are a few South Florida deals running Friday through Father's Day as well as some good clean family fun for now or later during the long hot summer.

Take Dad to City Place in West Palm Beach with 100 shops and restaurants to celebrate his day and enjoy special shopping and restaurant offers Friday through Sunday unless otherwise noted.

Shop: Get 20 percent off all books on the Father's Day table at Barnes & Noble; 30 percent off everything at Bobby Chan; 30 percent off everything at S!R Men's Wear (Sunday only); extra 50 percent off all clearance at Macy's; $50 toward future purchase when you spend $250 at Tommy Bahama; $25 gift card and towel or flip flops when you spend $125 at Solstice Sunglasses; 20 percent off at SEE Eyewear.

Drink: Free free draft beers at Brewzzi and B.B. King's Blues Club on Sunday.

Eat: Get complimentary appetizers, wine and drinks and enjoy a Perdomo Cigar event from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday at Lost City Cigars; three-course prime rib special for $29.95 at McCormick & Schmick's; $39.95 three-course special at Ruth's Chris Steak House; $23.95 Sunday brunch at Taverna Opa;

City Place is at 700 S. Rosemary Ave. in West Palm Beach. Click here for more info.

Stay on track: Since City Place is a long drive from Broward County, eat, drink and be safe by taking Tri-Rail. It's a great comfortable ride and the train drops you right at the complex. Click here for destinations, schedules and fares. While you're at it, check out Rail Rewards and get special offers and coupons from South Florida restaurants, attractions and retailers.

All wet: Rapids Water Park is offering a free admission for dads on Saturday and Sunday with paid child's admission ($35.95 + tax). The park also is offering daily half-price admission after 4 p.m. until closing (weather permitting). Sign up for Rapid Rewards in which each day a winner and up to three guests win prizes like concert tickets and movie passes. You'll also automatically be signed up to win a four-pack of tickets.

Get carded: Check out the two-for-one summer deals with the Vacation Like a VIP card from the Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau. Get 2-for-1 visits to the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, take in the Polynesian revue at the Mai-Kai, visit the Coral Springs Museum of Art, or go scuba diving or snorkeling at eight South Florida locations. Or perhaps Dad would like to get in 18 holes at Orangebrook Golf & Country Club in Hollywood.
Click here for your VIP printable coupon. It's good until Sept.30. Click here for vacation deals.

Go wild: The Palm Beach Zoo comes alive every Friday for Safari Nights from 5:30 to 8 p.m. through August admission with live entertainment, children's games and crafts, up-close animal encounters, interactive wildlife shows and complimentary carousel rides. Get discounted admission: $9.95 for adults, $5.95 for kids; tots 3 and under are free. Click here for hours, pricing and address. Become a member and save even more on admission.

Don't pass this up: Don't forget about the Summer Savings Pass that offers unlimited visits to Miami Metrozoo, Miami Seaquarium, Lion Country Safari and a one-day visit to Wanadoo City for $54.95, plus tax. The pass is good through Sept. 30. Click here.

Enjoy and stay cool.

-- Doreen Christensen

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75 percent off Florida state park admission on Father's Day


Visit one of our incredible state parks and get 75 percent off admission on Sunday, June 20, in honor of Father's Day.

The deal is good for any vehicle or group of up to eight people visiting with their dads, of course, at at all 160 state parks, excluding Skyway Fishing Pier State Park. This year, the Florida Park Service is celebrating it's 75th anniversary, hence the 75 percent off offer.

In South Florida, you can frolic in the sand at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park in Key Biscayne, John U. Lloyd Beach State Park in Dania or John D. MacArthur Beach State Park in North Palm Beach. Or how about biking or Rollerblading on the 1.9-mile road at Birch State Park in Fort Lauderdale? Or have a picnic or rent a canoe or go on a hike.

Here's a link to Florida's state parks, along with addresses and hours.

To all the guys out there, Happy Father's Day!

-- Doreen Christensen

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Superhero cuff links for Superdads: $5.99 + free shipping



Got a Superdad on your Father's Day list? has cute Batman and rhodium-plated Superman cuff links for $5.99 with free shipping. If you're not into those, the site offers loads of others to choose from, from tiny guitars, to fire extinguishers to soccer balls. I personally like the "Trust Me" 'I'm a Banker" set.

Click here to see the huge selection.

-- Doreen Christensen

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Give Dad classic shave kit


L'Occitane en Provence has a choice of two smooth shave kits on sale for Father's Day (June 20): the Classic shave for $45 and Cade for $50.

I smelled both at a L'Occitane store this weekend and I prefer the Classic Shave, but chacun pour soi (to each his own). The kits include a shaving gel, after shave and shea milk soap.

In South Florida, L'Occitane stores are located at The Mall at Wellington Green, Town Center at Boca Raton, Galleria Mall in Fort Lauderdale, Sawgrass Mills in Sunrise, Aventura Mall and Village at Merrick Park in Coral Gables.

-- Marcia "Bargain Hunter" Pounds

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Dad will rest easy at his next meeting with the Pillow Tie

If your dad has to endure endless hours of meetings and business functions, give him a Father's Day gift he will really appreciate: the Pillow Tie.

A hilarious twist on the traditional gift, this good-looking silk-blended tie contains a PVC insert with a tiny valve on the underside that Dad can blow up in one breath and then get his 40 winks because, as the company's slogan goes, "Most functions that require a necktie...deserve to be slept through." The clip-on tie works great a church, too.

Once the gag's over, he can remove the PVD insert. Or not.

The ties sell for $19.95 at But I found them at Deals.eBay for $11.99 with free shipping. There are 30 styles to choose from.

Let's hope he doesn't snore too loudly.

-- Doreen Christensen

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Polaroid 12-inch Digital Picture Frame for 79.99 + free shipping

41U7ww4wMcL._AA260_.jpg has a deal on a 12-inch Polaroid Digital Picture Frame for $79.99 with free shipping. It was $149.99. It has a black frame and also comes with a changeable brown frame so it will suit any decor.

This would make a wonderful Father's Day gift. The frame has stereo speakers too so you can add music to accompany the photo show.

I received a 12-inch digital picture frame for Mother's Day two years ago and it's hands down one of the best gifts I've ever received.

Click here for the deal.

-- Doreen Christensen

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Bargain massage for Dads

Melt Dad's stress with this great deal:

Florida Career College is offering dads special packages and treatments in time for Father’s Day, available at the Clinical Skin Care and Massage Clinic at its Pembroke Pines Campus.

The "Dad’s Delight" package includes a 60-minute massage and a 30-minute facial for $30. Aromatherapy can be added for an additional $5.

Other treatments available for 20 to 30 percent discounts include:
30-minute massage with aromatherapy for $18.75
60-minute massage with aromatherapy for $28
60-minute facial for $20
Microdermabrasion for $40
Back facial treatment for $28

The campus is located at 7891 Pines Boulevard. All treatments are performed by students from the Florida Career College School of Wellness under the supervision of instructors.

The Clinical Skin Care and Massage Clinic is open Monday through Thursday. To purchase a special gift for dad, call 877-250-6772.

Mom is sure to like the price. -- Marcia "Bargain Hunter" Pounds

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2-for-$25 shirts for Dad at Macy's

Macy%27s%20shirt.jpgTwo-for-$25 John Ashford shirts for men this weekend at Macy's (regularly $37.50 apiece). Then pick out two-for-$25 ties to match for Father's Day. To ship, buy online by June 16 to get it to Dad in time for his special day (June 20).

The lightweight poplin dress shirts are a perfect gift for the Dad who's job hunting or wants to take his lady out on the town. Choose from white, blue, blue stripe and other colors.

While you're at Macy's, check out the other three-day deals including Martha Stewart non-stick cookware for $89.99 to make Dad his favorite dinner. -- Marcia "Bargain Hunter" Pounds

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Notable mousepad for Dad

mousepad.jpgHere's an interesting spin on the mousepad, on sale, for Father's Day: the notable mousepad.

It has a dry eraser surface that allows you to write again and again, for only $9.99 (usually $14.99). No more need to find pad and paper when you want to jot down that great item on Shop-o-matic.

The idea comes from: Quirky.

Other "Quirky" ideas include the PowerCurl, to wrap MacBook computer cords; and the Beamer, an iPhone case with a built-in LED light that can serve as a flash for taking a photo. -- Marcia "Bargain Hunter" Pounds

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Dad can party on with these fun Father's Day gifts


Forget the tie and the shirt for Father's Day on June 20. Here's a few gift ideas Dad can use to get the party started.

How many times has Dad asked you to get him a beer? Well, this Remote Control Cooler from Sharper Image will bring him a cold one (it holds a 12 pack) and he'll never have to leave the recliner. It's soft-sided and collapsible so it stores easy. It's $49.99, batteries and beer not included. Click here to see a hilarious video demonstration.

Score a hole in one with the Designated Driver Kooler Klub from Tucked in his golf bag, this above-par drink dispenser is disguised as a golf club and holds 48 ounces of cold or hot beverages for $49.99. After a couple of shots, maybe he'll finally land it on the fairway. See it in action here.

He'll arrive in style on the Motorized Cooler from It's a little pricey at $1,895, but he'll have the most tricked-out 6.5 horsepower Coleman in the neighborhood.

What dad wouldn't love a talking Homer Simpson beer bottle opener? Pop off a cap and Homer says "Mmmmmm.....Beer." Perhaps he'd like a Three Stooges or Family Guy opener. From NASCAR to NFL to MLB, this site has cornered the market on talking bottler openers. They're $8.95 at

Put his favorite scotch on the rocks with Whiskey Stones. These Vermont soapstone cubes won't water down his spirits. Pop them in the freezer, then use them in place of ice in a highball glass. A set of nine is $19.95 at Sur la Table locations in Coconut Creek, Pembroke Pines and Palm Beach Gardens and at

Ok, I'd say Dad's drunk enough for now. Cheers!

-- Doreen Christensen

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Father's Day specials at Neiman Marcus Last Call

Still looking for a Father's Day gift? Head to Sawgrass Mills on Saturday and check out the specials at Neiman Marcus Last Call.

The store is offering an additional 20% off its regular prices on selected ties, sportswear, golf apparel, men's suits and shoes. And markdowns from 20% to 30% are available though Monday, June 22.

So while you're shopping for your children's father or your father, you can afford to treat yourself! -- Marcia "Bargain Hunter" Pounds

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Viking surfboards on sale


Hey dudes and dudettes,

Buy a Viking surfboard to ride those waves, on sale at Viking's Warehouse, 5150 SW 48th Way, Bay 609, in Davie.

Clothes and accessories also "must go," according to the announcement. Sale is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 15 to June 20.

Hey, a surfboard could be a cool Father's Day (June 21) gift, for certain Dads.

For more information, call 954-321-9266. -- Marcia "Bargain Hunter" Pounds

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Father's Day: Cosmo X-Factor Watch


If your dad always has to be on the cutting edge, the black Cosmo X Factor limited edition watch may be just the ticket to his heart.

Only 500 of these watches, which are numbered on the back, were made to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Timex. It has a 2-inch diamter black mirror face and black leather strap.

Proceeds go to Karim Rashid's charity -- The American Heart Association. Find it at

The price is $150. Order on line, email a photo of your dad and get a 25 percent discount.

XOXO -- Shopper Girl

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Father's Day Gifts: AntiGravity Lounger


I found this cool Antigravity Lounger for a great Father's Day gift. It is on, but your dad doesn't have to be a hunter or fisherman to love this. He can just relax in the backyard.

The multi-position, adjustable chair is made from polyester open-weave weather resistant fabric. It conforms to your body for comfort and erogonmic support. It comes with a matching pillow.

Colors are honey tan and chocolate mocha. It sells for $79.99.

You may just steal it for yourself.

XOXO--Shopper Girl

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About the authors
Doreen Christensen has never paid full price for anything. If there is a way to save on something, she will find it and share how you can save, too. Doreen is a senior reporter covering consumer news, health, beauty and features for the online and print editions of the Sun Sentinel. A 32-year veteran of the newspaper, she previously was a senior copy editor on the universal copy desk. Doreen spends her time off hunting bargains, clipping coupons, gardening and traveling.

Justine Griffin covers retail and marine business for the Sun Sentinel. She is a Tampa Bay native who graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2010. After spending a year covering crime in St. Augustine, Fla., she moved to Fort Lauderdale and made the switch to business journalism. When she’s not writing, she’s riding horses and spending time with her whippet puppy, Josie.

Marcia Heroux Pounds is the Sun Sentinel's workplace columnist when she's not shopping for shoes. She also writes about small business, which allows her to visit many of South Florida's unique shops and boutiques.

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