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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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Book Club With My Babe

LONG DISTANCE OR NOT?! Start a Book Club with Your Babe!
What a great way to stay connected even while you're apart.  This Diva Central Exclusive is a GREAT conversation piece when you talk on the phone or see each other again!

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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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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 my...

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NYOM: Batman

Batman Themed Date Night
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. So in anticipation for this movie to come out, I put together this Batman themed date night that could work for any of the movies in the series.

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To get us excited and our minds refreshed...

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Dad’s Stache

Dad's Stache Father's Day or Birthday Gift Idea

Dad's Stache - A Father's Day or Birthday Gift Idea

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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...

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