father’s day Archive


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


Father’s Day Giveaway Event: Win a Linksys Wireless Router! (US) 6/10-6/18

It is a perfect time to find what gifts you would like to give to your father. Makobi Scribe is proud to present Father’s Day Gift Ideas Giveaway Event June 10-18!  I have a techy dad and a techy husband, so something from the electronics department tends to go over well.  This year my


Father’s Day Event For Bloggers

It is a perfect time to find what gifts you would like to give to your father. Makobi Scribe is proud to present Father’s Day Gift Ideas Giveaway Event from June 10 12:01 PM EST to June 18  at midnight EST and is accepting signups now.


Dove Men + Care Grooming Kit

Women do a lot to take of their skin and men should too!  One of the most important tips that was included with this kit is the need to moisturize.  That is key to healthy looking skin!  And in the dry winter months, skin that’s not hydrated is itchy and flaky.  No


Happy Father’s Day to the Two Best Dads!

Yes, I said TWO! I’ve always been a daddy’s girl. I don’t know how my dad was so patient with me. Watching old home videos gives me a new perspective now that I am a parent myself. I respect him so much more now.  As you can see below, I was… not


Working Dads Feel Their Jobs Can Interfere With Their Parenting

Press Release: New National Survey Commissioned by Care.com Finds a Third of Working Fathers Believe that the Demands of Their Jobs Interfere with Their Ability to be Good Parents; Fathers Twice as Likely to Feel this way as Mothers Nearly Half (48 Percent) of Working Parents with Young Children Believe That Spending


I Love My Daddy Giveaway Blog Hop ~ Ends 6/19 #win4dad – Closed!

** This post will remain at the top until this giveaway event is over.  Please scroll down for other new posts! ** Welcome to I Love My Daddy Giveaway event hosted by Makobi Scribe and co hosted by Jamie’s Precious Peas and Little YaYa’s . From June 15 at 9pm (Est) –


Father’s Day Gift Guide: Cowboy Food {Cookbook Review} #win4dad

Most dads love grillin’ and good, hearty foods. Chili. It’s such a man’s food, right? Definitely was a popular and practical choice for cowboys! Wait… Cowboys? No, I’m not talkin’ football. I’m talkin’ the old west!  And Food!  Though, chili (and variations thereof) work great for tailgating and parties.  DD Little has


Father’s Day Gift Guide: What Haven’t They Told Me? {Book Review} #win4dad

Today I want to share another great gift idea for a new dad.  Well, for new parents, really, but right now we’re focusing on dads!  There are lots of tips books out there, but each have their own take of things.  What Haven’t They Told Me: Practical Tips for Surviving and Thriving


Father’s Day Round Up 5 Book Set #Giveaway! (2 Winners) – Closed

Does your dad love to read? Then check out these books!


Father’s Day Gift Guide: Bobblehead Dad: 25 Life Lessons I Forgot I Knew {Book Review} #win4dad

They say life changes when you have children.  It also changes when our life as we know it is at risk.  Combine these two things together and life’s perspectives take on a very powerful role in how someone handles their situation.  Today we share with you Jim Higley’s book, Bobblehead Dad: 25


Father’s Day Gift Guide: Mossy Bayou Foods ~ Cajun Goodies #win4dad

Some adventurous daddies like hot, spicy food.  If this sounds like your dad, check out Mossy Bayou Foods.  They are a Louisiana specialty foods store.  They have a variety of Cajun condiments – seasoning blend, spicy relish, hot sauce and gourmet rice.  Ever wanted your own unique blend? Look into their Private


Father’s Day Gift Guide: Man Kit Store #win4dad

Flowers. Spa baskets. These don’t fit for most dads. While gift baskets are expanding in themes and variety, they are often lacking in manliness.  That is… until now!  Let me introduce you to the Man Kit Store! The Man Kit Store just launched on June 7th, 2011.  I’d been keeping my eye


Father’s Day Gift Guide: Jockey staycool Men’s Shirts #win4dad

Last month I reviewed the women’s reversible Jockey staycool shirt.  This month we are talking about the men’s shirt! I received the women’s in white to review.  Hubs received the men’s Jockey staycool shirt in black.  He was a bit skeptical.  He wasn’t thrilled about black, either, because I told him to