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Mini Love Notes

Remember how everything is so much cuter in the mini version? Well, the same is true for love notes.

My husband and I are doing the long distance relationship thing right now as he is doing medical school rotations all around the country. And as "fun" as it sounds to take 2 kids and travel with him we decided to stay put and just visit as often as we could. {And a huge applause to those of you that do the long distance thing because, man, is it hard!}
I know...

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NYOM:

Don't you love when the new summer flicks come out? Well, my husband and I are both VERY excited for the newest Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises" to be released. To get us excited and our minds refreshed I thought we'd do a movie date night and watch "The Dark Knight." However, most of these ideas would work for ANY of the Batman movies, so pull out an old classic if you like. So let's get to the ideas...to the batcave!

The Invite
Cut out a shape of a bat with...

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Dad’s Stache

Create the perfect Candy "stache" for your husband, dad or grandpa! My husband just left on some away medical rotations and I knew he had long drives ahead of him. He likes to stay awake by eating candy, so I thought I'd supply him with a good "stache." This is perfect for anyone as it can be used at home, at the office, in their car... anywhere! Let's be honest, I'd LOVE a stash of my own. :) So here's how I put mine together.

Grab Your Supplies:

Container (I...

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12 Father’s Day DIY

Does anyone else think that the HARDEST things to craft is for your man? Crafts tend to be more girly and that is the LAST thing you want to give your man or father. However, with the collaboration of our FAVORITE bloggers, today we have some GREAT manly crafts that will be perfect for your man or father this Father's Day. Take a look....

#1) Measure Up: Father's Day Card {The Dating Divas} - Write a cute note to your spouse or father on this special day to...

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Finding Disneyland Deals

Disneyland Deals

Disneyland Deals you won't want to miss out on!

At some point in your married life, you'll more than likely be taking a trip to Disneyland. Hopefully, sooner rather than later. The Dating Divas are big fans of Disneyland because, well, it is a truly magical place after all! The only downside can be the expense. So we've gathered up our collective knowledge from our own trips to the "place where dreams come true" so that you can save a penny or two... or a LOT of...

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Missing U

Does your spouse travel a lot? Or are you going to be apart for the first time? This quick and easy note is the perfect way to let them know you are missing them. It has the alphabet on the front with the letter 'U' missing. On the inside it says, "Missing U."

Just print it out, jot a quick message and slip it into their suitcase the next time they are headed out of town. It is sure to brighten their day.

Download your Missing U Card here!

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New York Date

I surprised the hubs today with a trip to NEW YORK!  Yep!  It sure was easy to generate our OWN custom-made tickets!!  You can make your own here. Things have been a little stress-full 'round these parts lately so I knew it was time for a vacation... well, at least for a a few hours...

I gave him our tickets to New York and off we went!

First to the New York Pizzeria.  Wanna see the large we shared? Doya doya doya?

What would a day...

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Gift for Mom

Quick & Easy Mother's Day Gift Idea
Mother's Day is coming up and today we have the perfect gift wrap for any small Mother's Day gift. These gift 'boxes' are perfect for any small gift and are so cute and EASY to put together. I promise you, you have EVERYTHING on hand for these. So let's get started....

Gather your supplies:

Toilet Paper rolls
Scrapbook paper
Glue
Paper trimmer/scissors
Ribbon
Mother's Day Gift Tags from Hello, Good Gravy!...

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Love No Bunny But You!

Love No Bunny Free Easter printable

Easter Surprise for Him!
Do you have the Easter baskets all set for Sunday? Did you think of anything special for your spouse? We have a quick little project you can put together in no time that is sure to be a hit.

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Supplies Needed:

Bottle of Soda - I used the Stewart's Orange soda because I thought the color was fun for Easter
Small googley eyes (purchased at craft...

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