Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Is underwear a stupid gift to give dad on Father's Day? - Discount Code

Is underwear a stupid gift to give dad on Father's Day? According to the makers of SwampButt Underwear it is not. In addition to their obvious bias, making underwear for men, the plain fact is that many men will not buy underwear for themselves.

Relying instead on their wives or girlfriends to keep them supplied. This approach is not conducive to a reliable set of undergarments for the male populace as the women in their lives tend to come and go (mostly go). "A man will literally walk right out of his worn, stained, droopy, drawers before admitting he might need something new," said fashionista, social commentator, and SwampButt Underwear spokesman Nick Heraldson. "So before he has to tie his sad undershorts in place with a rope or piece of electrical cord, please order him some new SwampButt Underwear."


Origin of Father's Day                                                                                                    

According to Google (www.google.com) Father's Day was founded in Spokane, Washington at the YMCA in 1910 by a woman, Sonora Smart Dodd, who was born in Arkansas. Its first celebration was in the Spokane YMCA on June 19, 1910. Her father, the Civil War veteran William Jackson Smart, was a single parent who raised his six children there. "You have to admire a man who survived war and single parenthood, especially before indoor plumbing was universal," said amateur historian and SwampButt Underwear spokesman Nick Heraldson. Dodd's attention strayed to art and art school after the initial celebrations of Father's Day. In the 1930's Dodd finished with art school and returned to Spokane where she again promoted the celebration of Father's Day.

Counterpoint to Mother’s Day

Given that Dodd and her five siblings were raised by their widowed father it made sense to her that fathers were due some recognition. With the help of businesses that would profit from Father's Day, (the manufacturers of ties, tobacco pipes, crudely worded t-shirt makers, golf equipment, lawn tools or fishing gear, and any traditional present to fathers) Dodd and her day for dads was set.  In 1938, Dodd had the help of ‘The Father's Day Council’, founded by the New York Associated Men's Wear Retailers to consolidate and systematize the commercial promotion of Father’s Day. The rest is retail history. “It would be cynical for us to speculate that the people who helped Sonora Smart Dodd promote Father’s Day were only interested in making money,” Heraldson said. “So, we will leave that to others who are already cynical about what motivated the original supporters of Father’s Day to continue with their skepticism.” 

Scheduling to Coincide                                                                                                              

The U.S. Open golf tournament is scheduled to finish on Father's Day, as was the 2016 NBA Finals. The FireKeepers Casino 400 NASCAR auto race at Michigan International Speedway is sometimes held on Father's Day.

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Get 25% off your purchase of SwampButt Underwear this Father's Day. Just use the code "Dad 2021" and get 25% off your entire purchase. The amount will be subtracted during check-out. This applies to all  SwampButt Underwear Made In the USA Brand garments.

 About SwampButt Underwear                                                                                   

SwampButt Underwear is a real company that makes and sells a product that helps solve a real problem.  SwampButt Underwear is perfect for the guy who has sweat issues south of the belt or just likes to be comfortable. These incredible drawers were created to draw sweat away from the skin and are made with 91% polyester and 9% spandex.

Form fitting with natural coverage

Wicks away moisture for improved wear-ability

Quick drying

Extends to mid-thigh

Great strength and resilience

Signature logo on waistband

Machine wash and dry

SwampButt Underwear™ is a registered trademark in the USA and other countries. 

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021

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PAW Patrol: Moto Pups - DVD Giveaway

The PAW Patrol pack is back in the brand-new DVD release PAW Patrol: Moto Pups! Available on June 1, 2021, this DVD features the newest member of the PAW Patrol, Wild Cat, and all-new high-speed bikes and high-tech gear from the hit preschool series PAW Patrol, airing on Nickelodeon and produced by Spin Master Entertainment. The beloved pups are in for a wild ride as they stop the Ruff-Ruff Pack from trashing the town, wrangle giant runaway donuts and even gear up for an epic rescue of one of their own—Chase!

For some extra fin-tastic fun, the DVD also includes a bonus episode of Nickelodeon’s brand-new preschool series Baby Shark’s Big Show!, based on the world-famous pop culture phenomenon. Co-produced with SmartStudy, the global entertainment company behind the beloved children’s brand Pinkfong, Baby Shark’s Big Show! follows Baby Shark and his best friend William as they journey on fun-filled comedic adventures in their community of Carnivore Cove, make new friends and sing original catchy tunes along the way.

 

PAW Patrol: Moto Pups is available on DVD from Paramount Home Entertainment and Nickelodeon Home Entertainment now, for the suggested retail price of $10.99.

 PAW Patrol: Moto Pups episodes:

Pups vs the Ruff-Ruff Pack

Pups Save the Donuts

Pups Save the Kitties

Pups Save a Moto Mayor

Rescue at Twisty Top Mesa

Pups Save a Sneezy Chase

 Bonus episode:

Baby Shark’s Big Show!:  Baby Tooth

 PAW Patrol: Moto Pups synopsis:

The pack is back! The Motorcycle Stunt Show comes to town bringing famed stunt cyclist Wild Cat and the troublemaking Ruff-Ruff Pack with it. Wild Cat joins the PAW Patrol to help stop the baddies from trashing the town. Then, the Moto Pups use their tastiest tricks to wrangle giant runaway donuts, save Mayor Goodway and even rescue one of their own—Chase!

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Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Logan's Graduation Party

Logan with step-sister, Emma

 As I mentioned in my last post, Logan graduated from Quincy University with a major in Human Services and a minor in Psychology.  Friends and family gathered a couple weeks ago to celebrate his accomplishment.

I stuck a poster print of Logan on canvas and had each guest sign it with marker.

My original plan was to have the event at a park that's just a couple blocks away from where I live.  I didn't want to clean my house, to be quite honest.  And, I didn't want a ton of people hanging out at my place.  I don't mind entertaining, but 30 people is a lot to handle in my home.  Turns out, that's just what I did.

Logan's best friend of five years is on the left and his brother is on the right.

Brandon and Faythe took some time out to take a nap on the couch.

Partly my fault and partly theirs, the Park District claims they didn't receive my emails to reserve the park shelter for the day.  When I finally did get a hold of them via phone, all park shelters in town were already booked.  Soooo, my home it was.

Shelby, Logan and Adam wouldn't behave for pics of the three together.  The nuts don't fall far from the tree!

Although we had to take turns making our way around the kitchen for food, it was a great day.  Having so many people together to talk, run around, and celebrate was a good time.  Jason grilled hamburgers and hot dogs, and there was no shortage of sides.  Definitely a good day to celebrate a great grad!

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Logan's College Graduation


You have no idea how hard it is to get Logan to take pictures of his own for any darn thing.  I got lucky that he came by the house beforehand and let me take a few pics. 

 Logan, my oldest son of the two, graduated college a couple weeks ago.  His major is Human Services and minor is Psychology.  Four years of hard work have paid off!

I know I'm bias (but I think I'm right) :  Logan is one of the most selfless, loving people I know.  He gets along with most everybody and has so many genuine characteristics.  He's not sure where he's going on from here.  Right now he's busting butt as a bartender at Texas Roadhouse and landscaper at a local business.  

It was Henry's first graduation ceremony to attend.  He did so well. 

Logan and Trader Jimmy are best buds.  Logan swears that he's gonna take the cat with him when he gets his own place.  We'll see about that!

It has taken a small village to raise Logan.  He's super smart and super caring but also super forgetful and has a lot of questions about life in general.  For the last two years he's lived at my husband's ex's house.  Back in the day I would've had qualms with that but she's like a second mother to him and has been fantastic with helping raise him into the amazing man he is today.


Logan's Bachelor's degree.  They did a generic form for all graduates, but he should be getting the real deal sometime soon.  


The ceremony itself was divided into three graduations.  Logan's was allotted for the 2 pm time slot.  Due to the pandemic, people had to wear a mask and only six people could attend for each graduate.  I'm totally okay with that!  Made it last a lot shorter than usual.  

It always cracks me up seeing Logan and Allyson together, with their huge difference in height. 

I have no doubt that Logan will do great things in life.  He's one of my favorite people to hang around and be with, and I'm super proud of his accomplishments. 

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Saturday, May 22, 2021

Consider TV Store Online for Father's Day Gifts - Review and Giveaway

 Almost everyone has a TV show or movie that they spout off as their favorite. TV Store Online feeds your TV and movie obsession with its classic TV and movie shirts and memorabilia. You'd be hard pressed not to find a tshirt, accessories, or other apparel featuring one of your favored shows or movies.

TV Store Online has launched a special promo (Buy 1 Tee, Get Two Free) that is running through Father's Day on 6/20/21.  Check out the collection now.  You will will need to use the coupon code: Buy1Get2 for the promo.   And it will run until 6/20 or until supplies last.


I've received several pieces from TVSO in the past and have never been disappointed.  This time around, I got the SOA Samcro Boxed Logo Tank and the Alan One Man Wolfpack Hooded Sweatshirt for my husband.  He's already worn them and really likes both.  I tried to snatch the hooded sweatshirt up for myself, but Jason's laid claim!

Father's Day will soon be upon us and TVStoreOnline.com is a great place to get your geeky gifts for the dad in  your life.  But, if you're a procrastinator and don't get anything ordered in time for Father's Day, go ahead and buy something for yourself.  You won't regret it!

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