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Did You Know? Countdown to Father’s Day (06/08)

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

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Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
About Father’s Day & Fatherhood

June 08 : 11 days till Father’s Day

Did you know that the concept of Father’s Day was first proposed in 1909 by Washingtonian native Mrs. John B. Dodd?

Her inspiration for the holiday was to honor her own father, William Smart, a Civil War veteran and single dad, widowed when his wife died in childbirth with their sixth child.

Father’s Day is a day of commemoration and celebration of Dad. It is a day to not only honor your father, but all men who have acted as a father figure in your life – whether as Stepfathers, Uncles, Grandfathers, or “Big Brothers.” So join our Father’s Day festivities as we present a new “Did You Know?” fact each day as we countdown to Father’s Day on Sunday June 19th!

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Holiday Invite: Father’s Day on the Net

Monday, June 6th, 2011

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Happy Father’s Day

Holidays on the Net is delighted to invite you to join our celebration of Father’s Day. Come celebrate with us as we honor our dear old dads.

At our special Father’s Day celebration, Father’s Day on the Net, you can learn all about the history of Father’s Day and then test your knowledge of father-related facts & figures. You might even get some inspiration on original ways to celebrate your dad by reading what the President (AKA Dad-in-Chief) has to say about fathers across America.

Or, if you are looking for ways to get your children involved in celebrating Father’s Day, you will definitely want to check out our collection of dad-inspired crafts and coloring pages. Plus, we have a flush list of gift suggestions, with options to fit any budget.

For a real Father’s Day treat, try winning the way to his heart with one of our super special daddy-friendly recipes. We have everything from sweet treats for breakfast to hero sandwiches for lunch to BBQ with all the fixins’ for dinner.

Are you a fan of famous fathers? Whether it’s TV dads (everyone from Ward Cleaver to Tony Soprano) you like, or real-life celebrity dads you prefer (Brad Pitt, anyone?), we have you covered!

In America (and 53 other countries around the globe), Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday in June. In 2011, we will be toasting our dear dads on June 19st. We look forward to seeing you in the coming days as we gear up for a most special celebration of fatherhood!

Happy Holidays,
Holidays on the Net

Holiday Reminder: Father’s Day 2011

Sunday, June 5th, 2011

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Holiday Reminder: Father’s Day will be celebrated in two weeks, Sunday June 19, 2011.

Join our Father’s Day celebrationFather’s Day on the Net – where you’ll find fun Holiday things for you, dad and your family.

(June 04) This month we’re celebrating . . .  International Men’s Month

Saturday, June 4th, 2011


International Men’s Month
International Men’s Month aims to raise media and community awareness about the unique issues impacting men’s lives – from health and wellness to money and relationships.

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(May 24) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Brother’s Day

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Brother’s Day
Celebrating the brotherhood of men! For whether their bonds are biological or via fraternity, military, union, or friendship – a brother is a brother is a brother.

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(November 04) Today we’re celebrating . . .  National Men Make Dinner Day

Thursday, November 4th, 2010


National Men Make Dinner Day
Give your wife or girlfriend a break today and whip up something to eat for dinner without any help.

(October 24) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Mother-in-Law Day

Sunday, October 24th, 2010


Mother-in-Law Day
A day set aside to honor mother-in-laws and their help, love, and contributions to the family.

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