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Friendly Competition {Happy Wives Club}

Cheapest Date Night Challenge

Hi there!  My name is Fawn and I write over at The Happy Wives Club!  I adore The Dating Divas.  Hands down, my favorite blog to read on the web.  But I must admit some of their blog posts make me feel incredibly uncreative.  Erika’s “Date Wheel,” are you kidding me?  How creative was that?  I love the thought that went into that one!
Unfortunately, my husband, Keith, and I live our lives by our Outlook calendars and have more events and dinners to attend...

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The Places We’ll Go Photo Book

"The Places We Will Go" travel photo book keepsake gift.

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Christmas is coming up quick, and I have a great thoughtful gift idea you could put together in a snap! I've mentioned before that my husband and I LOVE to travel. One Christmas he gave me the best gift to remember all the places we've gone. I thought I'd share with you in case you wanted to do something similar for Christmas this year.

He found a photo book deal going on...

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Love Map

Love Map - a DIY gift idea perfect for your next Anniversary.

While browsing Pinterest the other day, I came across an amazing idea for an Anniversary or Wedding Gift.

It is a Love Map showcasing the cities they met, married, and now live. This would be SO easy to do and pretty cost friendly! You could make it as big or as small as you wanted. I'm thinking I'd do mine on canvas and have the hearts raised up?! {Oh, the possibilities!} I can't wait to do this for my next anniversary.
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E-Mealz: Dave Ramsey Approved!

Emealz is Dave Ramsey Approved!

E-mealz is one of our top choices for ways to simplify your life and make your marriage happier simply by giving you more time to put into it! We all have to eat and sometimes we tend to eat less healthy for lack of time or energy. But with E-mealz, that burden is relieved.
Also with the economy the way it is, everyone is looking to save some money. We at The Dating Divas are trying to strengthen relationships AND families. Well, the fabulous people over at E-mealz...

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Ready for some Football

Are you ready for some football? Date idea for him1

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College football season has started and for me that means I've lost my husband to the TV most weekends. He's good to keep his watching in check and I want to be supportive of his hobbies, so I decided to embrace the season and get in on the fun!

A little envelope with some tickets inside. Each ticket is like a coupon for something fun like "one football treat", "a night out...

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The Date Wheel

The Date Wheel printable date night idea.

I'm like you; my husband's schedule is busy and he's often gone on the weekends, money is tight, and we have two little munchkins (one being a newborn.) With all of that going on, date night often ends up being at home after the kids are in bed. So why not have date night on Wednesday? Wonderful Wednesday! No rule that Date Night has to be on the weekend. ;)

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So the kids are...

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Missed You A “HOLE” Lot!

I Missed You a "HOLE" Lot romance idea.

Show your husband you've missed him with this simple note and sweet treat!

My husband was due to arrive home after being gone for a few days. We wanted to show him that we had missed him in a fun way. I picked up some donut holes from a local bakery, set them out on a plate, and wrote this quick note. Pretty cheesy but he loved it and knew we had really missed him.
Check out more Quick and Easy ideas here!...

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After The Baby

Post Baby - how to keep the romance alive after baby comes along.

**EDITED TO SAY: We've received email after email from women asking for ideas on how to involve their husbands more after a new baby comes. We were also asked if we could come up with ideas on how to keep the romance alive during that *six-week* time period. We initially emailed each reader back, but after the emails continued to pour in asking for ideas, we decided to put together a post that included all of the ideas that other readers had come up with as well as ideas...

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Big {Belly} and Beautiful!

13 tips to feeling beautiful while pregnant, big belly and all!

The beautiful experience of pregnancy can take a real toll on your energy, mood, health, and ability to take the time to look and feel good.  So we wanted to focus today on how we can still feel beautiful about ourselves, our growing bodies, and also look good for our husband while the mama-oven is working overtime.
If you've been there, you know how valuable this topic can be!  Here is some advice from the divas to keep you feelin' beautiful, sexy, confident, and...

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