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“The most important thing in the world is family and love.” John Wooden

Food Files: Father's Day Gift Ideas - Lisa of LuxxChocolat

Food Files: Father’s Day Gift Ideas – Lisa of LuxxChocolat

Food Files: Father's Day Gift Ideas - Food Gift Idea at a Farmer's Market

Food Files: Father’s Day Gift Ideas – Food Gift Idea at a Farmer’s Market

This morning, after taking an early walk on the aqueduct, I checked out the Farmer’s Market stalls that were set up on the grounds of our Main Street school. There were a great group of local farmers selling foods grown organically and locally. There were also some terrific additions to the mix; Lisa of Luxxchocolat; a chocolatier, Preston of Teagevity; a tea specialist, Pamela of TrueFood Kitchen; an organic food restaurateur, A rep from WaveHill Breads; an artisan micro-bakery, and many more specialty food folks. Walking through the displays of excellent food items got me thinking about how preparing and enjoying great food can be one of the best ways to celebrate a special occasion. We can purchase just the right amount/assortment of foods we love and prepare a memorable meal. We don’t always have to go to a 5 Star restaurant to do so. We can start by supporting our local food suppliers and make Father’s Day and other special days a true family affair.

Food Files: Father's Day Gift Ideas - Breakfast in Bed Chocolates

Food Files: Father’s Day Gift Ideas – Breakfast in Bed Chocolates

A Chat w/ Lisa of Luxxchocolat

I love desserts and we can’t have a full course, celebratory meal without terrific desserts. Lisa Mecray Roger, Chocolatier Xtraordinaire of LuxxChocolat, and her table of divine chocolates caught my attention. Lisa is a certified graduate with honors of the acclaimed Ecole Chocolat Professional School of Chocolate Arts in Vancouver, British Columbia and the famous L’Ecole Du Grand Chocolat at Valrhona, Tain L’Hermitage, France. Her chocolates have won/continue to win local and international awards for the exquisite way they are crafted. She has been an award-winning medalist for Best Chocolatiers & Confectioners in America in 2013 and 2014, and this year will bring even more awards. I stopped and chatted with Lisa and she shared that Breakfast in Bed would be a perfect gift for Father’s Day. She also takes bookings for Chocolate and Wine tastings. This year, why don’t we do something truly special for the men in our lives? Let’s treat them to delectable, memorable meals and desserts that will make their hearts sing for years to come. Check out Lisa’s website , and connect with her on Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter, and try some of her selections.


“Father’s Day is hopefully a time when the culture says, ‘This is our moment to look at who our men and boys are.'”Michael Gurian

Food Files: Father's Day Gift Ideas - Try The World Gourmet Food Subscriptions

Food Files: Father’s Day Gift Ideas – Try The World Gourmet Food Subscriptions

Another way you can whet the palette of a loved one is to take them on a Try The World whirlwind foodie tour around the world… “What?” you might ask. Wait! Before you start complaining about expensive travel plans to exotic lands, my recommendation is a far easier and exciting option. You can sign up for either a single gift purchase or a series of deliveries of Try The World’s themed gift boxes. Every two months, your loved one will be reminded of your generosity when they receive their carefully curated box of fine foods from around the world. Guess what? I have a special offer for you below and you can use it for Father’s Day or any other special occasion.
SPECIAL OFFER: TTW – Try The World is also a perfect food gift for Father’s Day. Don’t forget to use the special offer of 30% discount off the first subscription box code to all my readers. Use the coupon code MIRTHANDMOTIVATIONTRAVELS during your checkout to get your awesome discount.

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“Son, brother, father, lover, friend. There is room in the heart for all the affections, as there is room in heaven for all the stars.” Victor Hugo

Food Files: Father's Day Gift Ideas - Food Gift Idea Selections

Food Files: Father’s Day Gift Ideas – Food Gift Idea Selections

Food Files: Father's Day Gift Ideas - Robert Rothschild Farm Gourmet Sauces

Food Files: Father’s Day Gift Ideas – Robert Rothschild Farm Gourmet Sauces

Gourmet foods are always a great way to send special gifts to friends and family and Father’s Day is no exception. If you like sauces, and I mean sauces for desserts and entree dishes,  you’d love the full range of what the Robert Rothschild Farm has to offer. Check out my delicious dish and I bet you’d love the sweet and spicy flavor of their Pineapple Coconut Mango Tequila Sauce. You can send a gift of the delectable gourmet sauces from their website and be rest assured that the quality and packaging will be top notch. So make no more excuses about what to give the man who has everything, and make excellent desserts and cuisine a top option this year.

As the popular proverb goes, “The way to a man’s heart is though his stomach.”  Try good food and build great memories for this and any other special occasion.

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Positive Motivation Tip: The way to a man’s heart might be through the stomach but it sure is a healthy approach to living and loving.

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Until Next Time…
Ask. Believe. Receive. ©
Elizabeth Obih-Frank
Mirth and Motivation
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72 Comments leave one →
  1. R U S S permalink
    14/06/2015 3:13 pm

    My dad is geographically not with us but I got some good ideas from this for Father’s Day. Any dad would love to receive something from their kids, no matter how simple it is.

  2. Christy Maurer permalink
    14/06/2015 3:24 pm

    Those are some very good food gift ideas for Father’s Day! I love the chocolates. They’re so pretty and colorful!

  3. Jeanine permalink
    14/06/2015 3:58 pm

    So many great ideas! My husband loves the around the world box, I didn’t even think to get him that as a gift! So great!

  4. Carol Cassara (@ccassara) permalink
    14/06/2015 4:33 pm

    I want a Carol’s Day. That would mean I’d get these great chocolates!

  5. loisaltermark permalink
    14/06/2015 10:14 pm

    Okay, I’m getting hungry just looking at all of these – especially the chocolate! If I ordered any of these, I doubt they’d make it to Father’s Day!

  6. 14/06/2015 10:18 pm

    Chocolate heaven!

  7. Kendra permalink
    14/06/2015 10:20 pm

    What great ideas for Father’s Day gifts! Thanks for the list!

  8. Ron permalink
    15/06/2015 1:47 am

    Wow! This get’s me more excited this coming Father’;s day! Hopefully, I can receive something like this hahaha.

  9. Jonathan permalink
    15/06/2015 6:34 am

    Food boxes are huge these days. I’m not brave enough to subscribe to one myself but it sure could make for a gift that keeps on giving!

  10. 15/06/2015 1:38 pm

    So many things to choose from – I wouldn’t know where to start.

    • 15/06/2015 6:57 pm

      Start from the top and work your way to the rest… Chocolates are always good. Thank you for checking in Judith. 🙂

  11. Lainy permalink
    15/06/2015 6:29 pm

    Sweet and decadent treats are simply the perfect way to indulge! My husband would love to receive one like this. Hahaha!

  12. John Lopez permalink
    15/06/2015 8:18 pm

    I really love foods, Im planning to celebrate this coming Fathers day to eat in a famous reataurant. Thanks for smart idea.

  13. SweetMemoirs Page permalink
    15/06/2015 8:37 pm

    Cool gift ideas, my sweet toothie hubby would certainly be delighted to receive one. 😉

  14. Karen of MrsLookingGood permalink
    15/06/2015 10:49 pm

    Those chocolate displays are mouth watering! I say it’s a perfect gift for Mother’s Day too since I have a very sweet tooth.

  15. Papaleng Pagulong permalink
    15/06/2015 11:12 pm

    Nice gift ideas. But for me, a kiss and a hug will be fine.

  16. JessicaACassidy permalink
    16/06/2015 3:39 am

    These are awesome food ideas on Father’s Day. we are having it in our house too. My husband decided to order some chicken barbecues.

  17. Esme Sy permalink
    16/06/2015 10:16 am

    Those chocolates are to die for. My husband would definitely love that.

  18. Nova permalink
    16/06/2015 12:58 pm

    I have to say that your article is very helpful, esp with the upcoming Father’s day.

  19. Robin Masshole mommy permalink
    16/06/2015 2:50 pm

    I think gourmet foods make a fantastic Father’s Day gift idea. Especially for the dad who loves to cook.

  20. Christina Aliperti permalink
    16/06/2015 2:54 pm

    My husband would love any kind of food related gift. I love surprising him with new and different things that he has never had.

  21. amanda permalink
    16/06/2015 3:24 pm

    These are absolutely wonderful and tasty gifts for Dads. Thanks for sharing.

  22. vegetarianmamma permalink
    16/06/2015 3:56 pm

    Wow, those are some great gift ideas for fathers day! I love it. Now to decide what I am going to get my dad!

  23. Kiersten permalink
    16/06/2015 4:51 pm

    These look so good and everything is so colorful! Great ideas for Father’s Day or as a just because present. 🙂

  24. martinkadelux permalink
    16/06/2015 5:13 pm

    These are great ideas! my hubby loves chocolate- I know he would love these!

  25. Carol Cassara permalink
    16/06/2015 8:10 pm

    I’m still looking at those chocos. I might have to get some.

  26. Wendy permalink
    16/06/2015 8:40 pm

    I get my father food gifts very often. These are great ideas to change up the foods I give him. He would love the tequila sauce.

  27. Michelle hwee permalink
    16/06/2015 9:00 pm

    These are all really great! I do love the hand painted chocolates most though! Super fun and yummy too!

  28. 16/06/2015 9:09 pm

    That food looks so fun. It would be a nice gift for father’s day.

  29. Heather permalink
    16/06/2015 10:06 pm

    Oh those chocolates look yummy! I would love to try the Pineapple Coconut Mango Tequila Sauce, I bet it goes great on a lot of different kinds of meat!

  30. Maria Teresa Figuerres permalink
    16/06/2015 10:44 pm

    I guess I would have to cook something special for hubby on Father’s Day. My son and I already bought him Father’s Day gifts last week, but we plan to do something special at home for him, too, to honor his hard work for us.

  31. upliftingfam permalink
    17/06/2015 3:52 am

    My husband would enjoy the box of chocolate. I would like some too though. I’m having a hard time giving up on sweets though.

  32. Stephanie Pass permalink
    17/06/2015 4:14 am

    Wow, hand painted chocolates just sound amazing. I love the colors!

  33. Ali Kirby permalink
    17/06/2015 5:46 am

    It’s so hard to shop for Father’s Day. These are such great ideas, thanks for the help!

  34. Megan permalink
    17/06/2015 5:55 am

    Delicious foodie gifts are great for ANY reason, Father’s Day included! Some fun new finds in this list, thanks!

  35. sicorra permalink
    17/06/2015 10:00 am

    I love Farmers Markets. The chocolates in those pictures look delicious!

  36. Jonathan permalink
    17/06/2015 12:15 pm

    Those Luxxxchocolates look so good! I love the packaging for them. They sure would make for a great gift!

  37. April G permalink
    17/06/2015 1:24 pm

    My mouth was watering as I read this post. My husband loves chocolate and food!

  38. Rebecca Swenor permalink
    17/06/2015 4:05 pm

    This sounds like an amazing event indeed.These sounds like great gift ideas for Father’s Day. A subscription box would be the perfect gift for my dad for sure. Thanks for sharing.

  39. Teresa Martinez permalink
    17/06/2015 5:04 pm

    So many delicious gift ideas not only for Father’s Day here but for other occasions as well.

  40. Teresa Martinez permalink
    17/06/2015 5:05 pm

    So many delicious gift ideas here not only for Father’s Day but for other occasions as well.

  41. Victoria permalink
    17/06/2015 5:15 pm

    Food can always be great gift ideas. I am sure dads would love to receive this on Father’s Day.

  42. Lori Bosworth permalink
    17/06/2015 5:21 pm

    Those are great ideas for Father’s Day gifts! The chocolates look amazing!

  43. thegreeneyedbride permalink
    17/06/2015 8:27 pm

    Yum! Those chocolates look amazing, so does the tequila sauce!

  44. MomGlenz permalink
    17/06/2015 9:58 pm

    Thanks for sharing …perfect Father’s day gift!

  45. Lisa Rios permalink
    18/06/2015 4:51 am

    All these sounds like delicious gift ideas for fathers day. These chocolates looks so pretty and I really love them. My husband loves eating delicious and different variety of foods. I think this would be perfect for him. Thanks a lot for the idea.

  46. Catherine C. permalink
    18/06/2015 5:06 am

    I love eating food, I’m so excited this coming Father’s day!! I love these foods this is would be so much fun.

  47. Mystarlight permalink
    18/06/2015 9:08 pm

    My husband and I have been wanting to try the around the world box. My husband loves trying to eat different kinds of food and so do I. 🙂

  48. Camesha permalink
    18/06/2015 9:27 pm

    I seriously felt my stomach growl while reading this post. I want to try that mango tequila sauce. YUM!

  49. Daytodaymoments permalink
    19/06/2015 2:51 am

    There’s subscriptions to everything now. Like the food one!

  50. LifeAsAConvert permalink
    19/06/2015 1:07 pm

    I definitely think supporting local farmers and their products is important. I like adding that idea to a Father’s day gift!

  51. Virginia permalink
    19/06/2015 7:01 pm

    Awesome ideas! Those chocolates look beyond amazing!

  52. Christina Aliperti permalink
    19/06/2015 8:25 pm

    My dad would love those chocolates, that explains my sweet tooth. We are going to make him a special dinner and the kids made him homemade gifts this year.

  53. laurenpaintsflorida permalink
    20/06/2015 1:42 pm

    Oh my goodness, those chocolates look amazing! I may have to get a box for myself and for my dad! 🙂

  54. Debbie Denny permalink
    21/06/2015 6:05 pm

    Awesome choices. Love these boxes.

  55. Tiffany Meiter permalink
    13/06/2017 5:24 pm

    Sometimes I really struggle getting gifts for Father’s Day. The gift of food is always a great idea because it is something he can enjoy.


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