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Father's Day 2014 is more than just a tie

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What to get for a Father's Day gift can be a problem. Pricegrabber, online shopping site, released results of its Father's Day shopping survey. Results reveal that half of consumers plan to budget less than $100 on gifts this year. As for the types of gifts they plan to purchase for Father's Day, the clothing and accessories category was the most popular choice at 28 percent. This was followed by 25 percent who said that their gift would be spending quality time with Dad. Only 18 percent were considering a tech-type gift.

Overstock.com also did a survey. The majority of fathers surveyed noted the worst gift to receive on Father's Day is underwear, followed by a tie and socks. Fifty percent of survey respondents said they plan to spend $10 to $49 on a Father's Day gift. One of the unique gifts they said fathers might want and they just happen to have is a mustache beer glass set. Beer is purchased separately.

There is a gadget that had recent quality airtime that may be good for the Dad who's tech and or athleticly inclined. The popular 4id product PowerSpurz was featured in "The Gadget Guy" segment of the Today Show with on-air expert Steve Greenberg alongside other top fitness and technological products. The PowerSpurz product features a lightweight heel spur with unique LED lighting and slides easily onto the back of each shoe for optimal comfort and safety during an early morning or nighttime workout. The 4id PowerSpurz are now available online at www.4id.com so you'll have to give an IOU.

Pizza Hut is providing a chance to give dad the ultimate #PizzaHutFathersDay Experience: a VIP trip to Dallas filled with Blake Shelton concert exclusives and of course, pizza. Lasting through Father's Day, Sunday, June 15, 2014, fans can enter for a chance to win the Pizza Hut Father's Day Experience by sharing photos, videos and/or a message via Twitter or Instagram telling @PizzaHut why their dad should win this trip. Pizza Hut will choose a winner on Father's Day and communicate with fans throughout the contest using the hashtag #PizzaHutFathersDay. Deadline for submitting a chance to win is 2 p.m. ET on Sunday, June 15. The winner will be announced on Monday, June 16. Complete contest rules can be found at http://pizzahut.com/assets/w/marketingpages/sweepstakes/Fathersdayrulesweepstakes.pdf.

It may not be a Father's Day gift, but you can go to Wendy's this weekend for a good cause. Throughout Father's Day Frosty Weekend – Saturday, June 14, and Sunday, June 15 – participating Wendy's restaurants will donate 50 cents from the sale of every Frosty product to support the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption® (DTFA), an organization that works to help find permanent, loving families for the more than 134,000 children in North America waiting in foster care to be adopted.

You may decide to have a movie marathon for Dad. If your cable company is Charter, the on demand selection for June has five vintage Jack Ryan action thrillers. Or try Netflix and select Star Wars, Star Trek, Lord of the Rings, or The Matrix. Just don't order The Twilight series.

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