Thirty-One Gifts

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Have you ever heard of Thirty-One Gifts?
If not, let me fill you in! Thirty-One Gifts carries the most fabulous personalized bags, totes, and accessories! Independent Thirty-One Gifts consultant, Amanda Bettencourt, contacted us recently, and wanted to introduce you, our readers, to this amazing company and their products, as well as sponsor a fantastic giveaway! We said, "Yes!," of course! As an owner of several Thirty-One bags and products myself, I can vouch for...

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Learn to Love

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When it comes to loving our husbands, we try our best. We show love in any way we can. We try to keep the house looking fabulous, we work on sprucing up our cooking skills to produce delicious dishes, we work together to help raise our children, and we even try to find the never-ending missing socks when it’s time to fold the laundry! But loving your husband is so much more than that and requires one key ingredient... that you love yourself! Many women struggle...

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Complexions Photography

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We are super excited to introduce Jaelyn of Complexions Photography, one of the newest members of our "Photographer In Residence" team!! I've had the pleasure of working with her on a couple different projects and she is so talented! Today she's got a fabulous giveaway for you, so be sure and enter!! NOTE: Due to the location of Complexions Photography, this giveaway is for Utah residents only. Sorry! :)
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Quick & Easy

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With four kids and little time, I am always looking for a quick and easy way to spend a few quality moments with my husband at the end of the day. Most days, the only moments we get are after the children are asleep. :) By that time, I'm spent, exhausted from the day with the children, and not motivated to do anything that requires very much effort. That's why I love dessert dates! Dessert dates are easy to prepare ahead of time, and they hardly cost anything. For parents...

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Top 10

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Do you remember how romantic it was to slow dance with your special someone at your high school prom or homecoming dance? Do you remember how dreamy it was to move to the music, close enough to smell his cologne and feel his heartbeat, at the same time escaping into a world of pure bliss? A slow dance can be a quick and easy way to add a burst of romance to the end of a date night, or at anytime for that matter. It's an easy way to reconnect physically and emotionally...

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The 50/50

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When you first announce to your friends and family that you are getting married, all smiles and pure excitement showing on your face, it is much like when you announce you are expecting your first child. Well-meaning loved ones shower you with congratulations, and then they start giving you their two cents. They offer advice on everything from how to cook for your husband to tips on how to iron his shirts. The advice I heard the most when I first got engaged and...

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A Few of Our Favorite Things Questionnaires

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After almost fourteen years of marriage and four kids, I've learned that it's often the little things that make a marriage. I've also learned that over time people change. Often it's for the good. I am much more in love with the man my husband has grown and matured to be than the 20-year-old I married. Those sometimes subtle changes over time can often go unnoticed, and that's why my husband and I started doing a yearly 'Favorite Things Questionnaire.' It's our way...

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