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Earn Your Badges Date

Date night list

 Do you and your hubby have a LIST of things you'd like to accomplish?!  Why not turn that list into fun mini-dates?!

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My hubby and I have a running list of all the FUN things we'd like to do together and all the things we NEED to get done around the house!  To ensure we have an equal balance of work and play, I decided to create a fun, Girl Scout inspired date that accomplishes...

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Ghouls Night Out

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It is always fabulous spending time with your husband, but every now and again a girl has got to have girl time! Just a few hours with some amazing ladies can really boost your spirits and energy level:) If you are a fan of Halloween fun and DIY Spa nights, then you are going to LOVE Ghoul's Night Out!
You can make this super simple and just invite a couple of your best girl friends for a casual night over at your house OR you can go all-out in a decorating frenzy...

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Sweet Home Alabama Date Night

Sweet Home Alabama movie date night

We are SO excited to be partnering up with Amanda from Kevin and Amanda today for this month's Dinner & a Movie! 

If you haven't checked out her site yet- you really, really should.  It is seriously one of our very favorite blogs.  She shares delicious recipes, stunning travel photography, and easy DIY tutorials. Among the diverse content of her site, you’ll also discover her latest fashion and shopping finds, home decor projects, and even the free...

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Sweet’n Tasty Morning Messages

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 Mornings in most houses are nothing short of crazy. Usually a quick good-bye kiss on the way out the door is all anyone has time for.  This tasty idea is great for a weekend morning, or for a morning when you set your alarm just a few minutes early. In the short amount of time it takes to make pancakes, you can give your husband or wife a tasty start to their day.  
You will need:

Your favorite pancake mix made according to its directions
A pre-heated...

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12 FREE Printables for SUMMER!

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Bring on the HEAT,
bring on the SUMMER,
bring on the FREE PRINTABLES!!!
The Dating Divas, along with 11 other INCREDIBLE bloggers, have teamed up to bring you only the CUTEST of "Summer" themed printables and they're ALL IN ONE PLACE!
So far, we've featured 12 Spring-themed printables, 12 Cinco de Mayo-themed printables, 12 4th of July-themed printables, and NOW we are absolutely thrilled to offer you lovely readers...
12 FREE printables for SUMMER!

I bet...

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Crepes in Paris:

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Bonjour!
Spring is by far one of the best times to travel to Paris. The weather is beautiful, the streets aren't too crowded, and romance is blossoming everywhere. It's too bad that Paris happens to be so far away... but I have a fun and easy date planned for you so that you can bring Paris right to your very own home!
On the menu tonight: Create Your Own Crepes!
Yum! I am not a gourmet French cook, but crepes are so simple, anyone can make them - I promise!...

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I Love You With My Whole Heart

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When I spotted this box of  Quaker Whole Heart Cereal at the store, I KNEW I had to buy it. How cute are these sweet little hearts?? The flavor of them is similar to Honey Nut Cheerios but the shape - SO FUN! I thought I could do a little something on the box to make it a cute love note for my husband. Lucky for me, one of our AMAZING new designers Brie with All Around Eye Candy knew exactly what to do. I am going to pass on her amazing talents to you with...

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Menu Planning Date Night

Menu Planning Date Night Idea

Menu Planning with your spouse for date night!
I LOVE getting my husband's help in the kitchen. There is something romantic about working side-by-side to create a delicious masterpiece. To be honest, when I cook alone, I’m doing it just to get it done. But, when my husband gets in the kitchen, he cooks to perfection (his second favorite channel after ESPN is the Food Network - in a way, cooking is a sport to him)! I love watching him cook! Whoa baby, it's attractive!...

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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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