Celebrate Dad with these fun Happy Father’s Day Free Printables! 

Fun Happy Father’s Day Free Printables

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I think so many people grow up thinking that their Dad is their hero for good reason.  Being a Dad is a hard job.  My Dad was my first hero.  He worked so hard for our family but he always took the time to be with us.  He made everything so much fun ~ I remember always laughing so hard when I was with him and feeling so very loved.  If he told me everything would be okay, I knew it would be.  Growing up with a feeling like that is something to truly be treasured.  

World’s Best Dad

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When my two older sons were younger I went through a divorce and I was so worried that they would never have a Father influence in their life.  My father passed away when I was pregnant with my second son and my sister’s husband passed away when my second son was only 2-years-old.  I thought that the chance of them having a good and healthy ‘guy’ influence (let alone a Father) in their life was something they would always be missing…..but then……

My second husband came along.  He was young and a bit wild but he loved my boys……one day he was spending time playing with my then youngest who said, out of the blue, “Can I call you Daddy?”.  At that time my husband and I were just dating so he said, “just a minute”, ran in and told me what had happened.  At first, my heart sank but then he said, “If you’re okay with it, I am….I would love for him to call me Daddy”.  That, right there, was one of those oh my heavens I love him moments.  

Happy Father’s Day Snack Printables – S’mores and Popcorn for Movie Night 

Father's Day Printables from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

(click here to get the free printable of the above)

A few years later we got married and shortly after we had our own son.  My husband NEVER treated our son any differently than he treated my two older sons.  As a matter of fact, he always has referred to them all as OUR BOYS.  That is such a gift and the reason that my husband is a hero not only to me but to OUR BOYS.  

Father's Day Gifts for the food lover from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

The other day we went shopping at Target for Father’s Day gifts.  My husband is pretty easy to shop for….he likes just about anything and everything but my oldest son insisted on getting him mostly food {we ALL love food} and something for fun.  We (not me really…I just pushed the cart and nodded) picked a tray to marinade meat in, a hamburger press, a little hick-a-ma-jig that lets you stuff burgers (guys are into that sort of stuff), Steak Jerky, jalapeno crackers (EEEK!), cookies, the ingredients to make s’mores plus some new s’more skewers and some dessert mixes for them to make with Dad {probably when I’m not around!}.

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The something fun was a pretty easy choice ~ my husband loves to spend time with the boys around our fire pit sitting and talking, playing football, taking walks around our neighborhood with the kids and he loves to grill for us all.  

Daddy You Light up my LIFE with your LOVE free Father's Day Printables from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

That being said, most of the time we’re running late so grilling time, football time, walking time and fire pit time are spent in the dark ~ in order to ‘shed some light’ on the grilling, walking and football especially we chose a headlamp for my husband. 

You're s'more than my Daddy, You're my HERO from cupcakesandcrinoline.comThe plan the other night was for s’mores around the fire pit….the boys were all ready….and then it rained.

Boys with Dad having indoor s'mores wearing an Energizer Headlight at cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Not wanting to disappoint the kids my husband put on his headlamp, lit a candle in the living room (I had a fire extinguisher nearby!) and they started to make s’mores….see that flaming orb or sugar above? 😉Indoor s'mores from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

The kids also wanted to plan some movie night fun with their Dad….

Popcorn Printable for Movie Night ~ Father's Day Printables from cupcakesandcrinoline.comand below is a card to give to Dad ~ you can print it out for the awesome Dad in your life (click for the card to open in another window and then download as usual).

Happy Father’s Day Free Printable Card – World’s Best Dad

Father's Day Card World's Best Dad with Trophy from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Here is a video of two of my guys and my husband having some fun!

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