Father’s Day is this Sunday and, if you’re like most of us, work can take a toll on the time you get to spend shopping. This year I shopped for my father via the gift-giving site Wantful, which allows users to create a booklet of items chosen by you that you think your recipient would like. It’s extremely helpful when you get to the point where the friend/family member in your life “has everything,” and the last thing you want to do is get them another tie, pair of socks, or bath robe.
Wantful works for a variety of reasons. First of all, it has an amazing user experience, which guides you seamlessly through the entire gifting process. Second, the variety of products is a surefire way to get your loved one something they’ll like and use. Finally, Wantful offers a digital as well as physical experience of their booklets. Since Sunday is this weekend, the digital copy of Wantful’s booklet of gifts is a great last-minute way of saying “I love you” without making a stop at Wal-Mart for yet another $50 gift certificate to the neighborhood Chili’s.
Let’s dive in.
Wantful does a great job of keeping things light and simple by making it all about the products and the person you're buying for. Besides highlighting the most major upcoming holiday, Wantful keeps tabs on general holidays/occasions in the bar below each month. Once...