A Sentimental Father’s Day for the Ultimate “Thank You”

| June 17, 2015 | 8 Comments

Father’s Day, the time of the year we set aside to celebrate that special man in the family will soon be upon us! With that in mind, have you solved what you will do to let this person know how much you appreciate everything he does? Finding the perfect gift can be a daunting task.

Instead of racking your brain to think about the perfect gift to buy dad, what about making some of dad’s treasured favourite things new again!

Take a Walk with Dad Down Memory Lane

Consider dusting off an old photo of him with his friends and family, or a trophy he’s proud of, and frame it for display. Nostalgia can be a powerful force, so don’t underestimate how sentimental a father can be! Simple gestures like these will go a long way and bring him back to his fondest moments.

With OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover, it’s perfect for both his favourite clothes and fabric upholstery. For soft surface stains, simply mix one scoop with water to remove excess stain before treating. Apply only enough solution to saturate the stain and allow the solution to stand for 1-5 minutes. Blot with a white towel and repeat until the stain is not visible. Then, rinse with clean water and blot until dry. For tough laundry stains, mix 2-4 scoops per 3.8L of water and submerge the stained items into the solution after dissolved. Soak the garment for 1-6 hours depending on the severity of the stain, then wash as normal.

 

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While you are cleaning up some of dad’s favourite things, why not refresh dad’s favourite things from the good ol’ days. This means restoring his lucky baseball cap, or the colours on his old sports team jersey to bring him back to that championship game. Try cleaning up his favourite childhood toy and let the memories pour in.

So to all of you dads out there, whether you work in or outside of the home, you will always have a special place in our hearts. Happy Father’s Day!

 

Disclaimer: This post was compensated by Church and Dwight.

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My name is Lian Wright. Born in Toronto, I came to Ottawa as a student to study Political Science at Carleton University, and came away with an Honours Degree, and decided to stay. I'm a huge sports fan, have a love of reading, and like experiencing new things whenever I can. I am now a mother of three children (11, 1 and 7 months old) and am kept constantly on my toes. My blog, Pieces of Me, is my way of sharing what I have enjoyed and encountered in my life so far as a mother. So far, being a mom has had it's expected ups and downs, but that's what makes being a parent so fulfilling for me. I've loved and learned from what's happened so far, and I can't wait to see what's in store for me next. I hope you enjoy the journey with me!

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  1. kathy downey says:

    I just started using Oxi products this month and I can see a difference

  2. Erika E says:

    I’ve been using OxiClean powder for a while now. I didn’t think of using it on baseball caps, great idea!

  3. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    I would never have thought of doing this – great idea 🙂

  4. kathy downey says:

    baseball caps…thanks going to try this

  5. Victoria Ess says:

    This would be a pretty sweet idea actually!

  6. kathy downey says:

    The ball cap was the best tip ever,it cleaned them so well

  7. kathy downey says:

    Oxi is now my favorite cleaner

  8. Debbie White Beattie says:

    I love Oxi Clean because it cleans better than bleach but doesn’t fade my colors

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