The Mimipots, handcrafted concrete creations by Myriam Soucy and designed in her Mascouche workshop, are a special gift that will revive the nostalgic fiber of many fathers. To the classic storage compartment that has been part of the collection since its inception, a version adorned with three Lego figurines, molded in concrete, has been added for the occasion. This trinket tray is available in two sizes and in five colors (white, black, grey, marbled black and white as well as marbled gray and white), with gift packaging.
All the fathers who devoured the Tintin albums when they were children will have a blast immersing themselves in this new primer by Patrice Leconte. The French filmmaker says he grew up with Tintin like a big brother and it is with humor that he dives into these alphabetical reflections around the timeless hero of Hergé – even going so far as to bet, to the letter E for “eternity”, that in 50 years, we will still be reading the adventures of the famous reporter. A beautiful book, nicely illustrated with excerpts from the albums, which can be read with a smile on your face.
To this father who has kept a child’s heart, why not offer hours of family fun with this new edition of Tock’s game, a classic revisited by the creator of Quebec board games Gladius? The large board disassembles into five pieces for easy storage in its library and then assembles in no time. It is even possible to play as a team with groups of four, six or eight players.
He likes barbecues with the family, preparing cocktails for his guests or simply enjoying the summer while sipping on a classic or a tasty concoction of his own? Quebec distillery Ubald has just launched its new Essentials collection, which comes in a London dry gin and a vodka – both ideal for serving as a base for summer-flavoured, carefully distilled cocktails sure to please everyone. palace.
To the father who likes to tell stories, invite him to tell you his. The autobiographical journal My roots: the story of my life, from the Quebec company L’Assembleuse, will allow him to put into words the significant moments of his life and to transmit his wisdom thanks to the hundred questions proposed in this notebook. A present that he can then bequeath to his offspring when he wishes.
Long hikes in the forest and camping are some of the favorite hobbies of the man you want to spoil? The “great air” kit from Montreal company Les weeds will allow him to take care of his skin, even lost among the birches. In addition to a moisturizing lotion and a lemongrass soap, the set includes a soothing ointment, made from a maceration of fresh plantain and essential oils, which will relieve its itching if unwanted mosquitoes make him their target.
For those who like to feast on spicy food, this is a great opportunity to offer them a selection of hot sauces. La Pimenterie’s discovery box includes six 60ml bottles with a sometimes very powerful taste, such as Bollywood sauce, or even intended for “thrill lovers”, such as The Forbidden Fruit. Others are more unifying, for example the Oak reaction sauce, with its woody and vanilla notes.
Birthday, night at the cabin or block party, whatever the occasion, is dad wearing the photographer’s hat? If, in addition, he loves puns, the Québec company Ouate de phoque has the t-shirt for him. The “dad radish” in your life will look great at the next family event.