Sunday, June 16, 2013

Celebrating the Father-of-the-Bride

In the weeks and months leading up to your wedding most days the focus will be on you and your soon-to-be husband. But today is is about the dads, and if you are a bride-to-be then your dad has an even bigger role to play this year: Father of the Bride. To give your dad some extra special attention this year in anticipation of the events ahead we've put together some of the best father-daughter dance songs and gifts for dad that show the bond between father and bride. So take a look and make sure you tell your dad just how much you look forward to spending today and the BIG DAY with him!

Ten Songs for Father-Daughter Wedding Dances
1. I Loved Her First Heartland
2. I Wish You Love Frank Sinatra
3. Daddy's Little Girl Michael Buble
4. In My Daughter's Eyes Martina McBride
5. Daddy Beyonce
6. My Girl The Temptations
7. Because You Loved Me Celine Dion
8. Butterfly Kisses Bob Carlisle
9. Through the Years Kenny Rogers
10. My Father's Eyes Eric Clapton

Not into traditional songs? Try turning it up a notch and doing a fast dance with your dad. Take a look at this video for some inspiration on how to jump start the party with dad.


Gift Ideas for Dad
Custom Album- For a truly personal gift compile pictures of you and your dad through the years and create a custom album. Try easy to use sites such as or Have your pages start from birth and finish with either your favorite picture together or an image of you both at a wedding related event.

Food and Drinks- Treat your dad to a fine wine or a delicious meal as a gift from you. Make it a date for just the two of you to enjoy when you return from your honeymoon. Chances are your dad will be missing you soon after your wedding and it will be a good time to reconnect after the hectic days before and after the wedding. Pick a place that is quite and not busy so you can have nice conversation and won't be rushed to leave before you want to.

A Keepsake- A watch or cufflinks will let your dad literally wear his love for you on his sleeve. Have it engraved with a quote or both your initials and the date to truly make it extra special. Check out sites like for great gifts like this past, present and future watch, prefect for showing dad that you will always be in his life.

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