Love in Disguise

Love in Disguise - an intimate Halloween date night idea.

Holy Hannah!  It's seriously getting to the point that I gotta swing wide around the Halloween costume section at the store just to avoid having to cover my kiddos' eyes from all the sexy costumes on display!  Okay, so maybe that's a little dramatic, but there are plenty that I just don't want them staring at because they're soooo.... what's the word... provocative?.... seductive?...
Waaait a sec... um... basically....
AWESOME FOR MY "HUSBAND TIME!!"

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Cast Away Movie Date

Cast Away movie date night idea.

Cast Away. What an intriguing concept! You've totally seen this movie, right? Years ago, when I saw it, I both laughed and cried - it is totally entertaining! So I was thrilled when one of our awesome readers, Elischa, submitted this great date she created for her hubby! They had so much fun elaborating on the Cast Away theme, she wanted to share her date with everyone.

First things first... the setting! Throw some open sleeping bags down on the floor along with...

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Big {Belly} and Beautiful!

13 tips to feeling beautiful while pregnant, big belly and all!

The beautiful experience of pregnancy can take a real toll on your energy, mood, health, and ability to take the time to look and feel good.  So we wanted to focus today on how we can still feel beautiful about ourselves, our growing bodies, and also look good for our husband while the mama-oven is working overtime.
If you've been there, you know how valuable this topic can be!  Here is some advice from the divas to keep you feelin' beautiful, sexy, confident, and...

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Announcing… Baby On Board!

How to announce the baby on board to your spouse and other family members!

 Oh, BOY! {or girl!} You are literally about to burst with the secret of expecting... SUCH BIG NEWS! It seems ridiculously anticlimactic to just tell your closest peeps in casual conversation because... oh, I dunno... it's only your whole world about to change!
So, honey, if you got the "BIG NEWS", we've got an easy or extravagant idea amongst this compilation from the divas and our awesome readers {thx!} on how to announce you've got a.....
BABY ON BOARD!

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Lingerie… for HIM

Lingerie... For HIM!

Got lingerie? Who doesn't?  It's no secret that what a gal wears {or doesn't wear} in the bedroom definitely has an affect on her Mr...  So, what about your Mr.?!?  How often does HE show up wearing a little sum'n sum'n playful for your bedtime parties?  If the thought of seeing him in anything other than the "regular" makes you laugh, it's still all good!  Don't underestimate the delight of laughing together in the bedroom.  After all, it's about enjoying...

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Baby, You’re a Firework!

Baby You're A Firework 4th of July fun!

I know, I know, that song is gonna be stuck in your head now too.  I love it!  BTW - here is a FABULOUS version of that song in case you really want to get in the spirit!  :)
This is totally my theme for an unforgettable 4th of July date.  Celebrating family, freedoms, and blowing things up, right?  This is a 4-star holiday for my hubby - cuz we all know boys will be boys - and they are like magnets to anything that explodes.
 So... Carpe Diem!

Everybody...

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Impromtu Breakfast in Bed

Breakfast in Bed, a romance idea.

So I had a little idea for those mornings... you know the ones... usually a weekend when the kids are still up at the crack of dawn, but you kinda take turns getting up with them so there's a chance you might get a few minutes of extra sleep?  I looove the extra minute!  Well, here's a quick 'n' easy suggestion for giving your spouse that luxurious extra minute while you prepare them a surprise breakfast in bed. Kids can join in!  Oh WAIT!  That doesn't have...

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Little Afterthoughts

Little Afterthoughts that add romance to your intimacy.

My bedroom is always adorned with a bouquet of fresh flowers, rose petals strewn about just like in a fantasy suite, and there is never EVER a pile of dirty clothes spilling over the laundry hamper.
Riiiiight... I wish.

I was in the cuddle mode the other night, lookin' around my room, when it occurred to me that I am totally in control of making little changes that could make a big difference to the end of these special moments with my hubby.  So here are...

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Couples Appreciation Journal

Start a couples journal with your spouse to show your appreciation!

Q. What do you do when you hear of a DAAANG good idea that you just KNOW would give your marriage that extra warm-fuzzy feeling?
A. You GET ON IT, girl!  What a perfect way to kick off your summer!

We received this powerful {yet beautifully simple} idea from one of our beloved readers, Myriam Comito.  She turned a lovely journal into an even lovelier gift for her marriage by making it into an Appreciation Journal she and her Mr. could both use to share their...

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