South Shore Macaroni Kid's focus has always been providing hyper-local e-newsletters and a website featuring events, activities, products and places for parents, kids and families. If you have been following Macaroni Kid for a while, you know we always promote SHOPPING LOCAL! Why? Because we too are a small business, run locally by a mom living right here on the South Shore, so we know the importance of supporting other local small businesses.
In this guide you will find awesome ideas, gifts and experiences for all the dad's in your life!
BirchBarn Designs is an artisan gift shop in Scituate, MA. Husband and wife team Matt and Shelley Swanson handcraft dozens of unique and personalized gifts using domestic and exotic hardwoods.
Founded in 2013, BirchBarn Designs grew from a love for colorful wood, slow-smoked BBQ and craft beer. From cutting boards and beer caddies to barware and family games, they offer the perfect gifts for guys. And everything can be engraved with Dad's name or initials for a truly memorable gift.
Burke’s Hot Sauce is a handcrafted and fermented hot sauce that is focused on quality, flavor and heat made to be enjoyed with your everyday foods. The Burke's have planted the seeds for a flavorful, innovative, community-centered line of products rooted in love.
Use code: MacKid20 for 20% off!
The Golden Cod is a celebration of New England and our heritage; it’s a tribute to who we are, a symbol of where we’re from, and an ode to our way of life. We offer a collection of crewnecks, t-shirts, hats, and jewelry. And know that when you wear The Golden Cod, you’ve got a little piece of the Northeast no matter where in the world you are.
Use code: MACARONI10 for 10% off apparel + hats from Memorial Day to Father's Day!
At Island Creek Oysters, you can eat the best oysters and learn about them too! What better present for any oyster loving dad that an incredible experience right on Duxbury Bay. A Farm Tour includes a 2-hour tour of their hatchery, property, and Duxbury Bay (aboard the “Nathaniel Winsor”, our 27-foot Carolina Skiff tour boat). You will also receive a lesson in shucking and eat a whole bunch of oysters! Following the tour, a table awaits you to enjoy the beautiful (and delicious) raw bar and all it has to offer!
Top pick for Father's Day: Farm Tour or Private Farm Tour
The Wi-Fi Tide Gauge, made in Massachusetts, offers a selection of nautical designs with easy to understand LED lights. Simple to setup and customizable to thousands of preset harbors, inlets, waterways and beaches. This will always fall at the top of our gift giving lists!
Coastal inspired apparel line of hats, sweatshirts and tees all with a focus on giving back. We are anchored in the phrase "a rising tide lifts all boats" and a portion of all sales benefit local organizations to help raise the community tide. We have designed feel good favorites with a modern surf / prep spin, that celebrates the ocean and living on the South Shore.
Rustic Marlin is a home decor and lifestyle brand founded out of love in 2012 by husband and wife owners, Brian and Melanie O'Neil. What began as a few signs for their wedding has grown from a local favorite into a nationally-recognized brand. The best part? All items are designed and manufactured in the USA!
Rustic Marlin specializes in customization and their products make for meaningful decor and gifts!
Top picks for Father's Day: Rustic Wooden Flag, Cornhole Game Set, Bottle Opener and Serving Tray
Small family owned fresh seafood home delivery service. The ''Sea Box" comes with (4) 6oz portions of Haddock, (4) 6oz portions of Sockeye Salmon, (4) 8oz portions of Swordfish, (1) 12oz package of 10/20 scallops, and (1) 2lb bag of large 16/20 shrimp. Everything is frozen at peak freshness, individually packaged and portioned. Best part is each box is delivered to your house for FREE. Customers are able customize their own box to remove a product and double up on another product of their choosing.
Top pick for Father's Day: a custom seabox
Use code: SBDAD15 for 15% off!
Give dad what he really wants: WORKSPACE -- with locations in Hingham, Canton, and Braintree -- provides flexible and affordable office solutions that give small businesses and remote employees a home away from their home. We specialize in private furnished offices, coworking, meeting rooms, and virtual office services. Our clients benefit from having all the amenities of a professional work environment without the cost and commitment of a traditional long-term lease because our flexible terms enable them to secure the space they want only when they need it.
Top picks for Father's Day: One Month of Unlimited Coworking or One Day in a Private Office!
Use code: MacKid for One Month of Unlimited Coworking for $149 or One Day in a Private Office for $59