Beach Party in the Basement

A basement beach party for two!

Basement Beach Party
The winter can seem like a long time. But there are things you can do to make it feel warmer and more enjoyable. Don't get me wrong...I love winter and the snow, but it is nice to enjoy the warm weather. So I came up with the idea to have a beach party in my basement. It makes it seem like it is warmer, plus it is fun to try different things.
The first thing I started with was the invite. I bought some beach balls from Oriental Trading. You can...

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The Power of Flowers

The power of flowers - a romance idea for her.

Romance Her with Flowers!
This post was contributed by our honorary diva, Charlene.  Here she is:
My sweet husband surprised me with yet another perfect birthday! My favorite thing about this day was he got the entire day off! He is really busy and our time together is limited. This meant more to me than words can describe. Our Hubby Guest Blogger for this month is my man, Nate!
My one and only true LOVE whom I can't wait to grow old with!
Let's try the Flower thing,...

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A Ramen Noodle Secret!

A Ramen Noodle secret recipe your family will love.

This post was contributed by our honorary diva, Charlene. Here she is:
We are a small family living on a college budget, so lets just say that we've eaten our share of Costco size bundles of Ramen noodles!

 But I have a secret..... Many have tried to guess and many have failed. You are dying to know aren't you! Okay, here I go! It's as simple as pie! Boil the water,

add the noodles (like normal). Let cook on high until noodles start to get tender.

Drain...

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Give Thanks

10 Ways to give thanks to your husband.

10 Ways to Give Thanks

Make a Pumpkin Pie for your husband, with a sweet note in the middle. You can put the note in as you put the pie in the oven. He will be impressed no matter how it comes out!
Make a card for your husband to give him thanks for all he does in the house, and then display it in the kitchen or living room.
Prepare an extra special dinner made before Thanksgiving with a small turkey and some of the fixings. He will be surprised when...

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What’s In YOUR Wallet?

A quick and easy romantic idea: What's in your Wallet?

Wow, so I was looking at my husband's wallet about a month ago and decided that the pictures were old and definitely not my favorite choices. I was currently putting together Family Scrapbooks and I realized how easy it would be to help my hubby update his wallet at the same time! It would be easy and then the pictures would be ones that I loved. They are also pretty cheap!

So I went onto Shutterfly to finish my books and I made a new album. I placed all of my...

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Spooky Fun Halloween Ideas

Spooky fun ideas to scare your spouse!

10 Ways to Spook Your Husband… 

Put fake blood in your mouth and allow it to ooze out after your husband comes home from work.
Place fake spiders all over the house and allow them to be found by your man.
Create a "dummy" with the kids before he gets home from work and set it on the porch or somewhere that he will see it right when it gets home.  (Make sure the porch lights are off...)
Buy fake teeth for yourself and your kids. Put them...

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Remember When…

Remember when... recreating your first date idea.

Remember When.... Ways to Reconnect! 

10 Ways To Remember When You 1st Dated

(Lisa P. & Brent - in the "beginning years".  WINK!)

1. Have your husband come to the front door to take you out on your date.
2. Remember to cuddle while driving because you always want to be close.
3. Find somewhere to go dancing together. Create the dance floor at home if needed and you can even put together a great CD or IPOD mix to dance to.
4. Play slug bug in the...

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A Little Way To Say I Love You!

A little way to say "I Love You."

Quick and Easy Way to Say "I Love You."

This post was contributed by our honorary diva, Charlene.  Here she is:
Abby, one of our readers, sent in this fun "hide and find" idea!

"My Man, is fantastic. He’s my best friend, my biggest fan, my true love, and a wonderful Father. I’m not saying he’s perfect, but I may complain about now and then are REALLY small potatoes and I know that. God has blessed me with a wonderful mate, and I do my best to keep that...

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Fitness Tips

Fitness tips for couples to stay active.

Fitness Tips to Help You Stay in Shape with Your Spouse

The Top Ten Ways To Be Fit Together This Summer...

Go on a walk while holding hands.
Ride bikes together while laughing and talking about your day.
Count your partner's sit-ups.
Sit on your front porch and eat a healthy snack.
Go swimming, hiking or running together.
Load your man's IPOD with awesome songs that will pump them up for fitness.
Set up the Wii and play fit games for...

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