As you hopefully realized, Father’s Day was Sunday. In the past we have written recaps here and here, about celebrating Father’s Day when deployed, about traditions, created a great gift guide, about how dads can shape your romantic relationships (here), and also about how dads can and will parent differently, but that isn’t necessarily a bad thing (here). As you can see, we’ve written quite a bit about the dads in our lives. And now here I am adding yet another Father’s Day post to the mix. This year, I must confess I am spoiling my hubster a bit.
I tend to go a bit over the top when we add a new baby to the mix and now that the Goober is big enough to actually make his dad something, I take full advantage over that. The hubster’s first Father’s day, he got a new tie stamped with the Goober’s tiny little footprints and the very popular trio of pictures with the Goober holding the letters “D-A-D”. We also started an informal tradition of taking a picture of the Goober in his father’s suit.
That first year’s suit picture isn’t stellar, but it is still pretty cute to us and it is so fun to see the Goober’s progression over the past three Father’s Days. Last year I had a local photographer (Tiffany Casey of Casey Photography) take his suit picture when he was having his 18 month/our “We are having a baby” reveal pictures. Tiffany Casey is super talented but has since moved out of the area.
This year I decided to try and take the pictures myself again and thanks to setting up a little backdrop on our deck using push pins and some fun burlap fabric I found at Hobby Lobby and a pretty summer day, I think the pictures turned out pretty great.
The Grandfathers received this picture as their Father’s Day cards, which I made using Photoshop, but would be simple to do using a free site like picmonkey.