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Freezer Meals Challenge Date

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Meal Prep Date Night
I always really WANT to be prepared for dinner and I've always WANTED to spend a day preparing freezer meals to make those crazy nights just a little less crazy, but let's be honest - it's a ton of work and I always end up putting it off and it never gets done. We've got some GREAT news though... we've turned the dreaded task of meal prep into an outstandingly fun date night that you're going to be excited to try!

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The Ultimate Pumpkin Recipe Round-Up

Over 100 Delicious Pumpkin Recipes

It's September!  And if you're ever on Pinterest, you know what that means - PUMPKIN Season!!!  In honor of fall we've rounded up...
Over 100 of the BEST Pumpkin Recipes!
 

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To make browsing a little easier, we’ve divided them into categories including…

23 Pumpkin BREAKFAST Recipes
7 Pumpkin DRINK Recipes...

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King of Cakes Date Night

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Design a Cake for Another Couple Date Night 
Last summer, my husband and I were hooked on watching TLC's show "Cake Boss". In this show, bakery owner Buddy Valastro takes unique cake requests to create ah-mazing works of art with cake. I am talking about  4 foot tall cakes, cakes with fireworks, cakes with moving pieces etc. INCREDIBLE! As my spouse and I watched Buddy and his crew whip out these masterpieces, in our minds we thought "we can do that" and wanted...

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St. Patty’s Party Pub

St. Patrick's Day Family Dinner

Fun St. Patrick's Day Family Dinner Idea

It is time to PARTY!!! I have such a fun idea to spice up your upcoming St. Patrick's Day dinner that even the pickiest eater is sure to love!
Get ready to treat your family to dinner at...
"St. Patty's Party Pub!"
This is a super-simple party that your kids will remember forever, and with our free printable dinner menu- we've got all the hard part done!
It's time to get a little crazy because this is no ordinary...

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The Grinch Dinner and a Movie

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We are thrilled to be partnering with Inside BruCrew Life for this Holiday idea packed post!
If you haven't stopped by Inside BruCrew  Life to check out Jocelyn's delicious recipes, go there now! Jocelyn is the baker, photographer, and writer behind the blog Inside BruCrew Life. She is married to her best friend, and they have three great children. When their youngest went to school full time, she began a blog to share fun crafts, recipes and pictures. This blog...

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Sweetheart Tarts

Sweetheart Tart

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My husband and I knew each other for 12 years before we finally got married. During that time we were best friends and helped each other through the good times as well as the bad. One particular evening, we were together with other friends and decided to make these heart-shaped tarts for a homework assignment I had in a college cooking class. We had both recently been...

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The Cake Date

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To me, dinner is just NOT complete without dessert!  My sweet tooth may be the end of me one day but, until then, I just relish in it!  With the weather making it less appealing to venture outside, I decided to combine two of my favorite things, my hubby and dessert, into one fun date night!

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Date's Ingredients:

1 Boxed cake (easy, right!?)
2 Mini cake or loaf tins
1...

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Pumpkin Patch Date

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It's Fall Ya'll... get excited!!! I absolutely LOVE fall!  Crisp air, beautiful colors, sweatshirts, and PUMPKINS!!!  ANYTHING "pumpkin" is amazing... pumpkin candles, pumpkin pie and just plain 'ole pumpkins!  This date is pumpkin to the extreme!!

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The Invite
I saw this super cute idea on Pinterest (..what idea isn't cute on Pinterest?), using tic tacs, but I tweaked the wording...

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Quick & Easy

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With four kids and little time, I am always looking for a quick and easy way to spend a few quality moments with my husband at the end of the day. Most days, the only moments we get are after the children are asleep. :) By that time, I'm spent, exhausted from the day with the children, and not motivated to do anything that requires very much effort. That's why I love dessert dates! Dessert dates are easy to prepare ahead of time, and they hardly cost anything. For parents...

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