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Wallet Updates for the Man in Your Life from The Wallet Shoppe

Wallet Updates for the Man in Your Life from The Wallet Shoppe

*This is a sponsored post but all thoughts and opinions are my own.* My husband is a military man. That should give you a clue about his style- simple and practical. I noticed the other day when he pulled out his wallet it was falling apart. Like, literally falling apart at the seams, because it was busting to the brim with receipts, business cards, and who knows what else. That poor wallet had seen better days. When … Read entire article »

Filed under: Accessories (Adult), Dad, Daddy Gifts, Gift Ideas

Personalized Gifts For the New Year

Personalized Gifts For the New Year

The biggest days of gift giving are almost here but there are plenty of birthdays and anniversaries this time of year and I often find myself trying to find gifts that I can distinguish Christmas presents. Personalized gifts are a great way to give something a little special to the ones you love any time of year. Here are a couple of unique gifts that make personalization easy and fun: Morfologi Bracelets ($199) by Joseph Nogucci made for … Read entire article »

Filed under: Dad, Daddy Gifts, Gift Ideas, Mommy Gifts

Finally: a LifeProof™ iPhone Case

Finally: a LifeProof™ iPhone Case

As a mother to two boys under four, everything in my life and home has become a toy, a prop, or something to play catch with.  It can be exhausting (and nearly impossible) to keep all of my valuables out of reach of the kids. My cell phone is especially alluring. It has a bright screen, buttons to push, noises to make, and games to play. It’s the best toy ever! And it comes with us … Read entire article »

Filed under: Childproofing, Dad, Daddy Gifts, Gift Ideas, Safety

Acoustic Research ARS35i Rotating iPad Docking System Review

Acoustic Research ARS35i Rotating iPad Docking System Review

If you’ve ever tried to watch Netflix on your iPad you know that the built-in speakers aren’t up to the task. The Acoustic Research ARS35i Rotating Docking System amps up the iPad’s audio output while offering several other clever features. The first time you dock the iPad it will offer to take you to the App Store to download the Acoustic Research Dock Plus app. The app serves as an interface to the docking … Read entire article »

Filed under: Dad, Daddy Gifts, DVD, Electronics, entertainment, Featured, Gift Ideas, Mommy Gifts, Movies, Music, Uncategorized, Video

What He Really Wants: Win a $100 Home Depot Gift Certificate

What He Really Wants: Win a $100 Home Depot Gift Certificate

Shopping for dad can be difficult. Many men view gifts of clothing much the way women view receiving small kitchen appliances and cleaning supplies as presents– way too utilitarian. Practical gifts are useful, but they are not exciting.   But who wants to waste money on frivolous things in this economy? Seriously….how many office toys and other useless junk does dad really need? For a gift both exciting and practical, consider a Home Depot gift card.  My husband’s eyes light up when he walks … Read entire article »

Filed under: Chanukah, Christmas, Contests, Dad, Father's Day, Home and Decorating, Seasonal

A Twist on the Tie

A Twist on the Tie

Valentine’s Day means chocolates, Mother’s Day brings May flowers, and Father’s Day calls for neckties. Before you abandon the classics, consider this twist on traditional tie. Bird Dog Bay Neckware makes ties that are 100% silk, handprinted and handmade. You’ll find playful repeating patterns and more traditional designs with a touch of whimsy. My husband works in a more conservative office, so I selected the subtly fashionable Y-Knot in Blue. The interlocking pattern has … Read entire article »

Filed under: Contests, Dad, Father's Day, Gift Ideas, Hip Find

Babywearing Daddy Liev Schreiber

Here is Naomi Watts with Liev Schreiber carrying Alexander in a Lightly Padded Maya Wrap Sling in Olive (fabric 58), available for $53.15. He’s got the rings on his back–which some people prefer for newborns. The sling is 100% hand loomed cotton fabric and the dyes do not contain any poisonous substance. Here’s another source for Maya Wraps ($55.95). Check out PopSugar for an image of Liev Schreiber using the rings in front … Read entire article »

Filed under: Attachment Parenting, Baby Carriers, Celebrity Babies, Dad, Slings

Moms and Dads Will Love this Safe, Comfortable Way to Carry Baby

Babywearing isn’t just for moms–dads can share the benefits by using a carrier like the ERGOBaby, too. Moms everywhere are turning onto babywearing. What’s not to love? Baby is safe, happy, and secure and mom can have two hands free, too! The motion is a natural way to soothe colicky newborns and you can keep toddlers close and out of trouble in new places. I’ve nursed Baby Diva in a carrier, taken her … Read entire article »

Filed under: Attachment Parenting, Baby Carriers, Baby Gear, Baby Gifts, Dad, Father's Day, Gift Ideas, Shower Gifts

Happy Father’s Day!

This Daddy’s Girl wants to wish Captain Dad and all the Pops in Blogland and elsewhere a “Happy Father’s Day!” Win a copy of Punk Rock Dad Don’t forget to tell us why Dad Rocks and be eligible to win a copy of Punk Rock Dad by Jim Lindberg. Ooops, I know there was something else I needed to do If you forgot a present, Get him a gift certificate at his favorite store at GiftCertificates.com, take him out … Read entire article »

Filed under: Dad, Daddy Blogs, Father's Day, Gift Guides

Father’s Day Book Giveaway: Punk Rock Dad

Punk Rock Dad by Jim Lindberg is a fast read that is furiously funny. You’ll laugh out loud as Lindberg figures out how to maintain his punk integrity while becoming a great Daddy. I’m in the process of moving (more about moving with a baby later), so I just got this book and Father’s Day is Sunday! So, just a short and sweet contest: Leave a comment by 11:59 PM on Father’s Day (June 17) about why that Dad in your life rocks. Make sure to leave a valid e-mail address or a link to your website so I can contact you if you win! Although business trips for Lindberg involve going on the road with his band and “Daddy Time” means slam dancing until he breaks his nose, he faces … Read entire article »

Filed under: Contests, Dad, Father's Day, Free