MECCA: Making Every Cent Come Alive

SAVING MONEY PLUS THRIFTY IDEAS FOR DATE NIGHT????
Are ya IN?!
Our darling friends, Fun, Cheap, or Free {Jordan} AND Freebies2Deals {Melea} have joined forces to put together a FABULOUS one-day event for our Utah peeps! It's the ultimate money-saving conference called MECCA: Making Every Cent Come Alive!
You'll get to hear all sorts of money-saving tips, tricks, & ideas!  Including.... a class ALL about romancing your spouse ON a budget, taught by US!!! ...

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Taking on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

When all of these videos of people pouring ice water on their heads started circulating, I'll admit it... I was a skeptic. How on EARTH did freezing your bootie off help make a difference in the world?
I told my personal sports consultant, the hubby, that I just didn't get it and he then took the time to share with his sports-illiterate wife the story of Pete Frates... the inspirational former athlete who started it all. Intrigued, I wanted to know a little more and...

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101+ Quick & Easy Birthday Gift Ideas

Birthday Ideas for Friends

Creative {UNDER $5} Birthday Gift Ideas
We've joined forces with a BUNCH of our talented blogger friends to share 101+ Birthday Gift Ideas for your Friends, which includes OUR cute Birthday Candy Bar Printables.  {Pssttt... for even more B-Day fun, check out Kristen Duke's Birthday Celebration Week!!} 
We aren't shy about being chocoholics around here.... so, of course, our idea involves CHOCOLATE!! 

 Is your mouth watering yet? You can head on over...

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Pretty In Pink Baby Shower Theme + Printables

First Comes Love, 
Then Comes Marriage, 
Then comes a BABY who needs a SUPER CUTE BABY SHOWER, right???
 I recently threw a "Pretty In Pink" Baby Shower for one of my cute friends and the gorgeous printables designed by the ever-so-talented Erin of Strawberry Mommycakes are just too fun NOT to share!

Wanna take a closer look at everything included?
I thought so! Just you wait until you see all of the cuteness...
This is literally the most DARLING baby...

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The ULTIMATE Camping Giveaway!

**GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED - SEE BOTTOM OF POST FOR WINNER**

Camping Giveaway
If you love SUMMER, INSTAGRAM, & CAMPING - then this post was written for you!
If you are anything like me, scrolling through your IG feed and seeing creative & inspirational peeps posting amazing things makes you smile! I'll tell you another thing that makes me SUPER happy... spending quality time with my family, especially in the summer! One of our FAVORITE things to do as a...

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The Valentine Date

The Valentine Date

Ready to plan the most MEMORABLE at-home Valentine's Day of your life?
Don't you worry, we are here to walk you through every step of the way. There are only 6 steps.... you can do ALL six OR just the ones you think your sweetie & you will like the most.
 
IDEA #1 - CANDY GRAM

We are BIG fans of starting off your creative dates with a "bang!"  There are a TON of cute Candy Gram Bouquets out there now, but I like mine to read kinda...

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DIY Romantic Wall Decor

Home Decor Idea

DIY Romantic Home DecorDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. To learn more about 'em, click here.
"K-I-S-S-I-N-G"
Gotta love that childhood sing-song rhyme we all used to chant in elementary school! Who says we can't say it  once we grow up? Thanks to the talents of the darling Merrymint gals, they used this rhyme to help me turn the song Jamie & I danced to at our wedding... into gorgeous art!

It's SO easy to make one for yourself!
{This could also...

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Love Story Subway Art

Love Story Subway Art

Love Story Art

I don't know what it is about Subway Art - but I just LOVE how it looks! When our last Anniversary was approaching, I decided I wanted to do something to capture our love story in a way that would be SO amazing that we could display it for us to look at each day.
Enter in the ah-mazing Sameeha with The Inked Leaf. I told her about my idea and this talented {seriously... I melt over her designs} girly made it come to life!

This was SO easy to do,...

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We’re Hiring Two Marketing Project Managers!

With the NEW YEAR almost upon us, it's the perfect time to make some fabulous NEW CHANGES!! We're opening up our Marketing Team to welcome two Project Leaders aboard! 
We are excited to announce that we will be expanding our "Dating Diva" team... by TWO Marketing Project Managers! :) Our speedy growth is overwhelming, exciting, and full of promise! We want to deliver the best and ONLY the best to our readers so we are looking to bring on a couple more talented...

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