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In 1910, Sonora Louise Smart Dodd of Tacoma, Washington heard a sermon at church on Mother’s Day. She was inspired to honor her own father in a meaningful way. So on June 19, 1910 Spokane celebrated the first Father’s Day, the anniversary of William Jackson Smart’s birthday.   After that first celebration, people turned to Washington, DC to get a national Father’s Day enacted. In 1924, President Calvin Coolidge publicly supported plans to nationalize the proposed holiday. It was not until 1966, 48 years after Coolidge’s endorsement that Lyndon Johnson proclaimed Father’s Day to be an official national holiday.  ...

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On Father’s Day we pay homage to dads everywhere in lots of different ways. One of the favorite events to give dad the spotlight on his big day is to have a backyard barbeque. Dad can show off his talents with a simple fire, tongs, a spatula and raw pieces of meat. Like a magician he can take an ordinary hot dog or patty of ground beef and turn it into a mouthful of pure joy. Of course we all take things like barbecuing to different levels. For a dad with a real desire to become a real honest-to-goodness grill...

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Gift Ideas for all kinds of Dads:   For the patriotic Dad: All American Gift Box and All American Gift Basket For traditional Dads: Special Delivery Truck for the World's Best Dad For sporty Dads: All Star Gift Box For brainy Dads: Entertaining Gift Box and Classic Gift Box SaveSave

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As Father's Day nears we thought you'd love some good old fashioned Dad humor! "This Graveyard looks overcrowded" "People Must Be Dying To Get In There" "Why Did The Can Crusher Quit His Job" "Because It Was Soda-pressing" "What Do You Call Cheese By Itself?" "Provolone" "I'll Call You Later" "Don't Call Me Later, Call Me Dad" "Why Did The Coffee File A Police Report" "Because It Got Mugged" Speaking of mugged, we've got a great affordable Father's Day gift mug!   Save

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We think Dad's are always All-Stars! Often with little credit, and little reward they soldier on and ask for little in return.  This year we honor Dad's with a variety of gifts that let him know he's appreciated!

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