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Stud Muffin

Stud Muffin idea for him.

My recent project for my husband was inspired by this bib!
As I was feeding my studly little man - who was wearing this bib - the other day, I thought, "My husband's a stud muffin, too!"
So on the first day of his second year of grad school, I left this out on the table before he rushed out the door.

He appreciated it and it was SUPER easy to do. All I did was create a little logo in photoshop, printed it out, cut, and taped a skewer to the back. Stick it...

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Rockstar Date

Rockstar Date

Everyone wants to be a Rockstar, right?  Well, this is your chance to be that "rockstar."

My husband was greeted with this trail of rocks when he got home.  At the end of the trail was this invite.

Download your free copy of the invite here.

These "hot rocks" are all over the Internet right now.  It is easy and fun to do - get your kids involved! My little guy is too small, so I did it myself.  Here's what you do:

1. Go outside and find...

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Prescription for Fun

Prescription For Fun!

Everyone needs a little fun with their spouse. I have a prescription for you on how to have more fun. Here's how to fill the order...

First, grab an unused small pill bottle.
If you have an old empty one from a previous prescription you can use that. Or you can go to your local pharmacy and ask to buy a new one. If you are lucky like me, they'll give you a whole bag full for free!

Next, go to your stash of scrapbook paper and find a cute one to...

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Game Night for Two!

Ticket to Ride: Games for two!

My husband and I love to play games. We used to have game nights more frequently with family and friends, but life got busy with school and having a child. Game nights were hard to come by. BUT for the past little while now, my husband and I have found a few games that are really fun and can be played with just TWO players! This is a great solution for our busy lives because we can pull them out and play together when we suddenly realize we have some down time.

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Love Story: Erika and Justin

Love story from Erika and Justin

I knew I was in love the minute I met my husband, Justin. It was the first day of High School, and he had just walked into my math class. I can still remember what he was wearing - Lucky jeans, K-Swiss shoes, a navy blue shirt, and he had cute spiky hair (gotta love 1999!). Every girl in the sophomore class was drooling over this kid who was the Class President. He was nice to everyone and I was totally smitten.

I asked him to Sweethearts Ball right after I turned...

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All The Single Ladies…

All the single ladies: advice on dating and marriage.

I recently did a guest post on a CUTE blog called, Exposing the Drapes to My 20's.  Jessica is SUCH a doll!!  When she asked us to do something for the "single ladies"....we loved the idea!  Heck, we were ALL single at one point...and some of us were QUITE the playas (sorry....can't tell ya who...) and some of us sure dated the players!!  :)   I then realized that we probably have some *single* readers who would ALSO love this advice....so I am "reposting"...

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Couples Minute to Win It

Couples Minute to Win It group date.

Couples Minute to Win It Game

Have you seen this game on TV?!?! If you haven't, STOP everything. Go now. Seriously. (I'll wait for you...)

I have a secret love affair with game shows. It is my dying goal in life to be on one. I'm not even kidding. (Especially Jeopardy, but I'm still working up to that one! A few years back I submitted an audition tape to the Amazing Race...obviously, I didn't make it. BOO!) Anyhow...when NBC started Minute to Win It, my husband...

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Anniversary Idea “Four” You

Anniversary Date "Four" You

Celebrate your Fourth Anniversary!

Using the number 4, we've created this fun and unique anniversary idea for you to recreate! You're spouse will feel so 'fourtunate' to be married to you after you pull of this darling gift idea.

My husband and I just celebrated our Fourth Wedding Anniversary a few days ago. It was a fabulous day, albeit low-key as he is taking finals! When he got home from school, I had this on the table:

A Chinese takeout box (but...

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Dating while in Grad School

How to date your spouse while their are in grad school.

How to Date Your Spouse While in Grad School

One of the Diva's asked me to share some tips about how my husband and I spend time together while he is in podiatry school. The first thing that came to mind was Make friends with the other wives. Yes, a lot of my time is spent with my little guy or other wives of students, but Justin and I try to make our marriage and our family our number one priority. I'll share a few of our ideas, and these aren't limited to medical...

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