Daddy Cam Is a Big Hit!

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I always try to get my boys to make something for their dad for Father’s Day, and I usually ask for Help Coupons for myself on Mother’s Day. This works out well — I’ve gotten the hillside weed-whacked, foot massages, and breakfast in bed. All better than a box of candy or new kitchen towels in so many ways!
This year I got inspiration from Brenda Ponnay’s fantastic-looking Daddy Cam over on AlphaMom. Brenda does a great job describing just how to do make your own Daddy Cam, and the photos are really helpful (plus her daughter is super cute!).

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The boys both approved of making our own Daddy Cam, and there was something for all of us to work on. Pictures had to be chosen and printed, wooden blocks had to be spray-painted, and peanut butter had to be eaten (we needed the lid!). As an extra touch we added a rectangular photo on the back as the LCD display window, and my oldest son added a red dot in the corner, because “they always have a red dot when you take the picture, Mom!” I can’t argue with that logic, plus it’s the perfect finishing touch!
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