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You Light Up My

I adore this time of year- all the twinkling lights seem to cast a romantic glow around the city.  For this date, I wanted to show my husband that he is the "LIGHT" of my life!  To set the scene, I couldn't resist trying out an idea I spied on Pinterest: making a strand of light bulbs out of fingerprints!  This fun technique became the background of a little card I set amidst a strand of lights for my hubby to find.

For the main part of our date, we created...

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A Link to

 
The holiday season can be SO hectic! Holiday parties, work events, Christmas shopping... it can be harder than ever to show your man love with everything else on your mind AND your "To-Do" list!  To be sure your hubby knows you are always thinking of him, send him a YouTube link to the classic Mariah Carey Christmas song, "All I Want for Christmas is You."
 I've even done the hard work for you.... here's the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXQViqx6GMY. ...

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12 Days of KISS-mas Countdown!

Merry Kissmas

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Tis the season to put up your mistletoe and moisten your lips for this flirty spin on a 12 day Christmas countdown inspired by one of our readers - Ashley! With all of the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season, it could be so easy to put aside the romance but not anymore!  To show your husband some lovin' this holiday season, here is what Ashley came up with:
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Mocktails with your

Since I've been pregnant, James and I have had fun discovering new nonalcoholic drink recipes.  So - for those of you who are expecting or don't drink... here is a quick and easy date to cook up some fun in the kitchen with your sweetheart when you are in the mood for something besides water or the classic Shirley Temple during this Holiday season.

Your date begins with a tasting party!  I set the scene by leaving this little invitation for James.  I spied...

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A Picture is Worth

Today I have a fun and EASY craft idea for those of you in long distance relationships. Actually, my sister-in-law gave me this idea (since I AM doing the long distance thing...which stinks!) but she said she's going to do it during the day while her husband is at work - so it really can work for anyone.
You've all heard the saying, "A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words" and it's true. My husband LOVES getting and seeing pictures of me and our kids when he is away....

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Service with your

No joy can equal the joy of serving others.
~Sai Baba
Life is never so busy that there is no time to serve.
~Author Unknown
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
~Mohandas Gandhi
Sometimes when things aren't going the way we want them to in life or our marriage, we get SO involved with worrying about ourselves that we forget the very thing that we can do to help us feel better: serve others!
If you want to feel closer to...

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DIY His & Hers

These quick and easy DIY His & Hers Pillowcases are the perfect way to show your hubby all the fabulous things you appreciate about him during this "Season of Thanksgiving!" It also doubles as a mini-date since he can take part in the appreciation, too! But I'm getting ahead of myself... Here's how you can create a love note and pillowcase all-in-one!
You Need:
- two plain white pillowcases (washed and dried first)
- fabric markers
- small scraps of fabric...

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Family Photo Date

Signs for family photo

November rings of crisp air, bright colors, pumpkin pie..... OH, AND those pesky holiday cards!  This year, don't let the stress of getting your holiday cards created ruin the fun of the holiday's themselves!

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Grab hold of these creative printable signs, designed by our FABULOUS friend, Leah Adlous, and get to snapping those photos!  Each sign has a unique prompt (one is blank...

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Flashback Friday:

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November is such a fun month filled with crisp leaves, apple cider, football, and turkey. Anticipation is building for all the upcoming celebrations, and it seems like there is always something to look forward to. Take the time to share and enjoy these special moments with your spouse. If you are looking for some creative ways to find that connection, the Divas have you covered!  Check out some of our best ideas from November 2011.
Holiday Bucket...

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