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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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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

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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