A Few of His Favorite Things

A few of his favorite things... date idea.

One day, I was watching The Sound of Music with my kids and the classic song, "These Are a Few of My Favorite Things" was playing.  It got me thinking about my favorite things and even better...my husband's favorite things!  I quickly jotted down a list of things that I knew my husband loved.  I then challenged myself to plan a whole week worth of fun and a date for us, all for under $10.  My idea started on a Monday and ended on a Friday.

What You'll Need:...

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The Winner Is…

We are EXCITED to announce that we have chosen a winner for our FIRST giveaway!
We used an online number generator to make sure it was completely fair....and the WINNING number was #46!!

JOLENE who said:

Congrats, Jolene!  Please email us at...
thedatingdivasblog@gmail.com
...with your name and address so we can get your PRIZE in the mail!!
A HUGE thanks to everyone who entered and keep on coming back.  We have a LOT of giveaways planned this year!  :...

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Giveaway: Lunch Box Love Notes

Lunchbox Love Printable Love Note giveaway.

GIVEAWAY!  GIVEAWAY!  GIVEAWAY!
**GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED!!  Thank you SO much to everyone who entered.  We will announce the winner next week!  :)  ...and don't worry....we have PLENTY more giveaways up our sleeves!

Life is crazy busy and we don't always have the time we need to show our spouse how much we love them.  I love quick and easy things and also things that make me smile. Who doesn't love getting a little note? Well....

While I was cruising...

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Simply Spa… At Home!

Simply Spa - a date night at home!

Who wants to go to the spa?

Well, it is about time to sit back and relax with your man!  Here are a few essential items that will make any night the right night!  Simply Spa will help you to create a serene, peaceful spa in the comfort of your OWN HOME!

Simply Spa At Home Items:
Chocolate
Bubble bath
Tea lights
Back massager
Bath sponge
Relaxing lotion
To get your man in the mood, simply wrap up the spa items and leave them on his pillow. I found...

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Drop It Like It’s Hot

My Mix of Six shares this darling Family Service idea.

"What are we going to do today?"  This is a question posed to me by my children throughout the day.   I am always searching for ideas that are worthwhile and FUN!

When I came across this awesome service activity for families, I had to share it.  The darling mom at "My Mix of Six" did an awesome post!
The basic concept is simply this...
1. Your family creates a few smiley faced greeting cards.
2. Inside the greeting card you get to put a cute saying...something...

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My Man’s Twilight Survival Kit

A "Twilight" survival kit for the perfect movie date!

About three things I was absolutely positive...

First, most women LOVE Twilight!
Second, a lot of husbands don't get as excited as their wives!
And third, a great way to get your man on board with Twilight is through TREATS!
My husband has heard a lot about Edward, Jacob, and the whole Twilight saga. To put it simply....he just doesn't get it. So with the recent release of Eclipse, I created a "My Man's Twilight Survival Kit." This kit is guaranteed to...

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Love Story: Corie and Jared

Love Story: Corie and Jared

I was sixteen years old and at the DMV with my mom. In line, two people ahead of me was the hottest guy I had ever seen in my life. I just kept staring at him.

I turned to my mom and said, "Check out that guy! He is so hot!" My mom said, "Yeah, he's cute!" I then said to my mom, "I think I will marry him!"

They called his name for pictures and I placed my name with his last name and it sounded so good!  A week later I found him again at my high school!

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Recreate Your First Date

Recreate your first date!

Recreate Your 1st Date

My husband and I are getting ready to celebrate our 9th wedding anniversary. I wantevd to create a date that had a little history to it. So...I decided to recreate our VERY FIRST DATE. Let me paint the picture of our first date...

We were both 16 and in high school.

Here's Our First Date Story:

1. My husband picked me up and we went to a Mexican restaurant.

2. After dinner, we headed to the 1996 hit movie, Romeo and...

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Anniversary Gift Idea

The Memory Jar Anniversary Idea.

The Memory Jar Anniversary Gift Idea

My husband and I are getting ready to celebrate our 8th wedding anniversary! I have been working hard on making his gift...a memory jar! Jared and I have known each other for over 14 years, so we have A LOT of memories. So I thought up this idea that I think you will all really love! It's inexpensive, but extremely thoughtful and is sure to bring you spouse a giant smile and warm fuzzies... it's the Memory Jar!

Here is...

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