Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Father's Day Ideas

Okay, Brian, my love, you can go away now.

Now we can talk.

So, in case your the last minute type too, here's some inspiration:



  1. Start coloring now and you'll have plenty of signs to decorate with by Sunday.
  2. Make a T-Shirt for Dad, or better yet, go to church wearing matching t-shirts declaring your love.
  3. Have your little ones make this mini book, let the slightly older try this one, and the self-motivated can go all out.
  4. Create a decorative license plate.
  5. Print some coupons.
  6. This tie takes the cake.
  7. But my kids' Reese's loving dad is getting these.
  8. Hijack his desktop and give him some new wallpaper.
  9. Get some minor league baseball or monster truck tickets for dad, grandpa, and the kids.
  10. Build a picture frame - nifty!
  11. Or a business card holder from his best golfin' buddy.
  12. And, if your crazy like us, why not sing him a song? I wrote this chart-topping song many years ago and enlisted one of my siblings help in distributing the copies to the kids still living at home, and we sang it to my dad together. We may have to do a reunion tour - what'd'ya say, Hannah?

"DEAR OLD DAD" - (sung to the tune of the Mickey Mouse Club - my dad and I have a long history with this song) - and yes, we are weird, and so is our sense of humor

Who's the leader of the home that's made for you and me

D-E-A-R O-L-D D-A-D-D-Y

Hey! there, Hi! there, Ho! there We're as happy as can be

D-E-A-R O-L-D D-A-D-D-Y

Dear old Dad (He's so swell!) Dear old Dad (We know it well!)

Forever loving him until we die (Die! Die! Die!)

Come along, and sing a song and join the family

D-E-A-R O-L-D D-A-D-D-Y

6 comments:

Terri said...

We just had those "Reese's" brownies on Saturday and they were y-u-m-m-y! I hope Brian enjoys them :)

Alicia said...

Yay, Terri! I'm glad to heat that they're as good as they look. Last year Brian's gift was an assortment of every kind of Resse's cups that I could find. :^)

Hannah said...

Wow! Leash, some things are better as forgotten memories. j/k. I'm laughing so hard right now that I can hardly think to write this.
The best part is the "Die.Die.Die"
LOL!!!
Good times.

Wendy said...

Thanks, I needed some ideas! The kids are making something today.

Kelly said...

I love these ideas, Alicia! The Mickey Mouse tune song wil most definitely be sung, LOL! Love it!

Jenna said...

Fun ideas -- I always created home made cards for my father and they seemed to mean the most! : ] He always held on to them.