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Holiday Gift Ideas for the Geek Dad

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The geek father is a tough one to shop for. Here at Lil’ Duck Duck we have a couple of geek dads, and we asked them what they most wanted to receive for Christmas. Here are their Holiday Gift Ideas for the Geek Dad!   Doctor Who 17 oz. Figural Tardis Mug Doctor Who has been around for a LONG time but in 2005 the series found new life and has once again become a cultural touchstone. Here you can have a nice ceramic mug modeled after the famous Doctor’s Tardis.   Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures Game Core Set Every Star […]

November 9, 2014 by Daddy Creature

Fun ideas for making your own tutus!

Here are some easy & fun ideas for making your own tutus! Use old nylon slips, lacy dresses, nightgowns or other washable clothing items by cutting diamond shaped pieces. Attach them to an elastic band & enjoy! Colorful scarves or colorful old wide ties can also be lots of fun. Just cut the ties to the length you wish for the skirt, then attach them to an elastic band (you can use the tie-on bands but they tend to come untied and need parental help). Cut nylon net (which is very cheap, by the way) to double the amount that […]

November 12, 2014 by MamaDuck

Better Family Photos and Children Photo Taking Tips

Better Family Photos and Children Photo Taking Tips Tired of the same family group poses in your photos? Would you like your photos to look more “together” or more professional? Want your children to look happy and enjoy having their photos taken? Well, read on… We love the variety of settings and poses we see in the photos for the custom designs here at Lil Duck Duck. So we thought you would like the following suggestions for more interesting photo poses and are from the article, “Top 20 Tips for Taking Family Photos” in Scrapbooks Etc. PICK A FAMILY-FRIENDLY LOCATION […]

November 10, 2014 by MamaDuck

When Only A Daddy Will Do…

Judsen Culbreth, author of numerous books and articles on relationships, recently published this article “What Dads Are Made Of,” on 3 distinct ways that fathers contribute to their children’s lives. ================================== A Father’s Parenting Style Will McAlpine, two and a half years old, likes to “help” his dad, Eric, in their suburban backyard in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. As father and son toss grass, leaves and rocks into a wheelbarrow, Eric points out different colors and shapes. Sometimes they pause during their chores to observe planes and clouds overhead. What they don’t pay attention to is the mess of mud on […]

July 14, 2013 by The Crane

Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Deluxe Edition (Classic Seuss)can inspire anyone who is entering a new phase of life – college, professional life, marriage, highschool – the sky’s the limit!   While Dr. Seuss’s books are popularly known as children’s books, this book can touch older people deeply. Several years ago, I attended a luncheon for college seniors, and a professor read this book to the graduating class.  As I scanned the faces of the graduates there, I could see that they were touched by Dr. Seuss promises,” You’ll be seeing great sights!  You’ll join the high fliers who soar to […]

November 9, 2014 by The Crane

Secret Recipe Tea Chest For Mother’s Day!

Secret Recipe Tea Chest For Mother’s Day! For the mom who loves a good cuppa, this wooden chest of assorted teas is full of delights. Eight different kinds of tea (including fruit teas, herbal teas, and traditional teas) are packed into this tea chest, made with secret blend recipes of the world-renowned Wissotzky tea merchants.  With this selection, your mom can enjoy a cup with whatever kind of tea she feels like drinking. The teas are attractively arranged in a wooden tea chest, which you can easily decorate yourself with markers or paints.  Add your own meaningful Mother’s Day message […]

November 9, 2014 by The Crane