father’s day Archive


20+ Father’s Day Gift Ideas to Make, Buy, or Do

Do you find it hard to shop for Father’s Day gifts? Every year, Father’s Day rolls around and it’s time to celebrate dads of all kinds – including granddads, expectant dads, and stepdads. You want to do something special for the men in your life, but it can be a challenge deciding


My Dad Rocks Keepsake Box Father’s Day Craft

This My Dad Rocks Keepsake Box Father’s Day craft is fun and easy for kids to make. Not only does this box make a nice present on its own, it could be a gift box containing something else for Daddy! This kids craft  is more than a memorable handmade gift, it provides an


Home Is Where the Heart Is Magnet Popsicle Stick Craft

Do you remember making popsicle stick crafts as a kid? I see a lot activities involving popsicle sticks in my future because we bought a box with 1000 of them! My daughter was ecstatic to go on a mom-daughter date with me to the craft store. We loaded up our basket with


Dance With Me Daddy

Every time I hear the song “Summertime Blues” fond memories of dancing with my dad come to mind. The chink of the quarter dropping into the jukebox.  Pressing the familiar buttons, queuing up the song.  As the first notes hit the speakers he’d take my little hand in his, guiding me along.  Twisting,


We Had Fun at LEGO KidsFest! #LEGOKidsFest

Last weekend we headed to the Frontier Airline Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for three acres of LEGO fun!  Here are some of the highlights of our time there: The place was huge and full of families enjoying themselves.  We weren’t sure where to begin!  Batman and his gargoyle are made entirely out


Happy Father’s Day From Rissa!


Fulfilling Family Wishes

Like many of us, I often wish for material things like more money, a bigger home, a newer car, or a dream vacation. Yet these aren’t my most important wishes. They are things I want, sure, but ultimately my happiness involves my family. Those are the wishes most special to me. And


Happy Father’s Day Clip From #Brave

This Father’s Day clip from Disney/Pixar’s Brave is cute. I crack up every time I see King Fergus imitate his daughter, Merida. Enjoy!


Father’s Day & Graduation Gift Idea: Linksys EA2700 Wireless Router #fathersday #graduation

Over the years we have been pretty brand loyal to Linksys for routers, though my dad did stray once or twice based on a sale.  Homes are getting more and more connected these days – my parents’ house included. My parents live a few hours away, so we visit them once a


Bond With Dad at LEGO KidsFest in #Milwaukee This Weekend #FathersDay

Kids and dads love building with LEGO bricks, so why not attend LEGO KidsFest where there are 3 acres of building fun?  I’m excited that it’s here in Milwaukee for Father’s Day weekend since I wanted Brian to experience something special for his day.  There will be activities and fun available for