Sunday, 20 June 2010

Fathers Day Carnival

They may hog the duvet and take over the TV remote but for at least today its all about the men folk in our lives. The promise of a lay in or the treat of a cooked breakfast, a little rest and token of appreciation  for the fathers of this world.  
From baking cookies to tales of dads mending broken teenage hearts. Go and grab yourself a cup of tea and settle down to enjoy this selection of posts dedicated to fathers everywhere


Burton wants to wish his daddy a happy first Fathers Day over at Mummy Mishaps. Simple heart felt sentiments and some beautiful pictures of their lives together.

Michelle from Mummy from the Heart and her dad dance to some young Cliff Richard on her wedding day.

Susie took a trip down memory lane over at New Day New Lesson (although she may have already forgotton by now) and was brave enough to let us see some of her childhood photos.

Nurture Store knows that the way to a mans heart is via his stomach and shares this fab recipe for chocolate chip cookies with us 

Mellow Mummy hopes her Mr B enjoys the magic of fatherhood for his second Fathers Day. It seems that little girls make their daddies go weak at the knees from the moment they are born.

Two become Four shares her Fathers Day gift ideas with us with some unique finds from Etsy.

Claire from Snug Baby shares a truly beautiful poem from her father to her teenage self as she headed to life at university. 

The Mad House and her mini mad's share their fathers day craft showcase with us. As always there are some fantastic creations on display, not just for fathers day. You can also find her beautiful creations on Folksy.

Liz, Living with Kids explains what is important to her when it comes to what it takes for a man to be a good dad.

Vamp Kelly thanks her dad for being there when she needed it and for believing in her. Sometimes decisions in life are hard but worth it in the long run.

Susan dedicates a poem to her father and recalls her dad being there for her, from broken hearts to fishing trips.

Sandy from Baby Baby reminds us that Fathers Day can bring difficult memories with it. Sandy and her children have been making cards and envelopes for the men in their lives.

The Moiderer is hoping to create new Fathers Day memories after discovering what being a true dad means.

Diary of a Not So Single Mum explains how a dad doesnt just have to be the man that brought you into the world and that life can turn good men into dads.  

 Kerry from "And Then All I Thought About Was You" has written an inspiring piece dedicated to her partner and father of "baba"

I hope you enjoyed this selection of posts. If it inspires you to write one of your own then feel free to link it to the carnival.


Also, dont forget the Summer Sun Carnival on the 22nd June 2010. 

I want your tales of  holidays, pictures of your own fun in the sun, fashion or beauty advice for those daring to bare more of themselves to the world this summer, recipes for cakes, salads and BBQ’s, play ideas or places to visit with the little ones. You name it I want it. 

Carnival entries need to be with me by 9pm on Monday the 21st June 2010. You can send your post links to me on 


  1. Well done Denise a lovely collection of posts. You have done a fab job with your first carnival. Mich x

  2. Thank you as always for you wonderful and kind words. I really appreicate you including me. Thanks again

  3. What a lovely carnival. Thanks for putting it together and for including my post x