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The Best Father's Day Gift

April 04, 2022

The Best Father's Day Gift

Father's Day and the perfect gift to give this year

Fathers Day will arrive on the 19th of June and is the time of year when we give Father's Day gifts and cards to the male role models in our lives. Did you know that Father's Day is celebrated in many other countries but is usually on different dates?

The first celebrations of Father's Day

The first Father’s Day occurred in 1908 in Virginia when a church held a special sermon honouring fathers after 362 men were killed in a local mining accident. People gave out red and white flowers to men, which signified those who had died and the men that who were still alive and providing for their children. The following year, a woman called Sonora Smart Dodd thought that the celebration should become an annual event, especially as Mothering Sunday was celebrated due to its religious connotations. She eventually encouraged her local government to implement it as a holiday in West Virginia and the day spread to other states. Washington State celebrated its first Father's day in 1910. 

How Father's Day reached the UK

During the second World War, US newspapers and radio started using Father's Day as a way to acknowledge all the fathers serving in troops out on the field. By the time the war was over, it had become a national institution all over America and also in the UK. The UK saw it as a good way to keep up morale during the war. Children would honour their father by giving handmade gifts from the kitchen or crafts.

Chocolate brownies make perfect Father's day gifts 

Hand baked chocolate brownies are a perfect choice for Fathers Day. Firstly, not only is chocolate adored by most, but studies have also shown that chocolate is good for us!  It gives us a sense of well-being by raising endorphin levels in the body. Chocolate brownies really do make the best Father's Day gift. 

A Father's Day brownie gift is a perfect present for Dad with plenty of pieces to share. You can choose from a wide variety of gift boxes in our range and request one of our vintage style father’s day gift tags. And we also have the Vegan Dad covered with a delicious Vegan chocolate brownie box. Or choose a box adorning our gorgeous and quirky Father's Day art sleeve.

Why not explore our complete selection of handmade chocolate brownies and choose the best Father's Day gift from our delicious range?

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