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101 Birthday Treats

Easy Birthday Food Ideas
Hold on to your (birthday!) hats because it’s about to get all colorful and confetti’d up in here! We’ve compiled a list of over one hundred of the sweetest, sprinkley-est, and oh-so-celebratory treats that just scream ‘birthday’- and taste even BETTER! From quick and easy cakes to fabulous finger foods, you’re sure to find something that will satisfy the pickiest of palettes. Make a wish and get ready to party as we present a list...

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Birthday Decorations

100 of Our Favorite Ways to Decorate for a Birthday Party
Ever find yourself stuck in a birthday party rut? You know, you keep using the same birthday decorations over and over because they're quick and easy and who has time to throw a party worthy of Pinterest anyway?! Well, we've scoured Pinterest for you along with all of our favorite party sites to bring you our absolute favorite ideas for the next time you're throwing a birthday party. So say 'good-bye' to the...

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Canvas People Holiday Offer

Well, it is that time of year again and if you are anything like me, you are searching for that "perfect" gift for that person that is SO hard to shop for. I like meaningful gifts, but they aren't always inexpensive or easy to come by! However, I have found my new "go-to" gift that has been a winner. Seriously, this gift does NOT disappoint. Last year my sister-in-law got one, this year my OTHER sister-in-law AND my Mom are both getting one. Want to know what it is?...

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Remember,

Hello?! Are you all awake from your Thanksgiving Feast and Black Friday shopping? I have a fabulous gift ideas to share with you for that person on your list who has EVERYTHING! You know, the one who is the hardest to shop for! Well, one day while I was browsing Pinterest, I came across this idea and immediately fell in love. The idea was originally for a Dad's {who has EVERYTHING} Birthday, but I thought it could be used for anyone. Gifts can be difficult, especially...

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A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words

Today I have a fun and EASY craft idea for those of you in long distance relationships. Actually, my sister-in-law gave me this idea (since I AM doing the long distance thing...which stinks!) but she said she's going to do it during the day while her husband is at work - so it really can work for anyone.
You've all heard the saying, "A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words" and it's true. My husband LOVES getting and seeing pictures of me and our kids when he is away. It...

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You Put a Spell on Me

Have you seen this new trend that's around of dipped things?! Furniture legs, lamps, candlesticks, silverware...I've seen it all! I think it is such a fun idea and late one night it occurred to me it would be fun to dip a goblet/wine glass in some Halloween-ey colors. This would be the perfect addition to a Halloween Party or Dinner. Or you can add a quick note, some candy and make it a fun way to show someone you love them. So let's get started.

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A Game Of Love

While browsing Pinterest this past January, I found this idea and knew it was perfect for Valentine's Day! AND I KNEW I had to have them share it with all of you. Seriously, this is the perfect and easiest gift for Valentine's or Anniversary, etc. Check it out.

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What are two DIY bloggers doing guest posting on a marriage blog?  Don't you worry, no hammer and nails...

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Anniversary Gift DIY

I love giving thoughtful gifts to my husband for our anniversary, but often times I have a hard time coming up with something that isn't too cheesy. At my sister's house the other day, I stumbled upon this frame she had made for her husband. Perfect! She said she saw a similar idea on Pinterest and decided to make it herself. I'm going to give you step-by-step instructions of how to do it yourself.
Because of copyright laws, I couldn't make it a printable for you {darn...

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Love is a Battlefield

All is fair in love and war, right?! Well, today we are going to find out. I have the perfect end of summer date night for you and your hubby OR for a big group. Leave this invite with a bag of ammo to get them excited.

Next up, you'll need to prep your weapons. Lucky for me, my awesome brother made these for us for Christmas this past year so the hard work was done for me. Here is a tutorial for a real simple one. Make sure you have a gun for each person and...

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