October 24, 2013

Dear Diva Emails: Frequently Asked Questions


We LOVE hearing from our readers! And each week we are receiving  so many emails from readers wanting ideas for a specific situation or looking for help. We completely understand that we have so many ideas on our site that it can be hard to find ones that specifically apply to your current situation.  To make it easier for you to filter through all of the fabulous ideas, we have organized some of our FAVORITE ideas into applicable categories to simplify your search. Check out the main titles to be directed to that specific idea! 

If you STILL don’t see what you’re looking for, please feel free to email us at deardivas@thedatingdivas.com!


Long Distance Ideas: Does your spouse travel for work a lot?  Are you currently separated due to job situations or the military?  Are you looking for things to tuck into his suitcase before he leaves? No worries, we have plenty of long distance ideas that may work for you!  Check out some of our favorite:

1. Kiss Countdown – Mark off the kisses until he is home and can receive the last one in person! You can adjust the kisses according to the length your spouse is gone (1 kiss = 1 day or 1 month, etc.)

2. Kiss Flip Book – Send kisses to your man, even when he’s not around!

3. Missing You Very Much – Simple treat to pack in his suitcase or mail to him!

4. Flat Hubby – This is a great one to include the kiddos on!  Create a replica of your man and take pictures of the doll with you on your daily activities.  Text them to your man and make him feel like he was with you all along!

5. Panty Gram – Here is a spicy way to tease your man and make him eager to get back!

6. H.U.G.S – Attach this simple and sweet printable to a bag or handful of kisses and sneak them in your man’s suitcase (or mail them in a gift package) while he’s away.

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Birthday Gift Ideas: Is your man’s birthday sneaking up on you?!  Here is a list of great ideas that can be purchased OR made! DIY is just as meaningful than something from the store!

1. Birthday Gifts for Him in His 20’s, Birthday Gifts for Him in His 30’s and Birthday Gifts for Him in his 40’s – Check out ALL three of these amazing round-ups for a variety of fantastic gifts for him.

2. Exploding Love Box – One of my personal FAVS.  This is a great DIY idea that allows you to place pictures, sweet messages, memories, inside jokes and more inside!

3. Birthday Countdown Chain – Make him feel special for a little longer than just his birthday by making this countdown chain and counting down to his special day!

4. DIY Man Bouquet – It doesn’t have to be Valentine’s Day to make your man his very own Bouquet equipped with all of his favorite goodies!

5. Birthday Bag – This is a great DIY birthday bag that will surely make your man smile as it’s filed with all of his favorite things!

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Anniversary Date Ideas:  Each year is special! You can easily make a night at home as romantic as a night out with some of our fun dates!

1. Happy Anniversary Banner – Print this off and put it up! Be proud to be married to your man!

2. 10 Romantic At Home Date Nights – No sitter required for you and your man to have a romantic evening focusing on one another!

3. Time Capsule Anniversary Gift – Regardless of how many years you’ve been together, its not too late to start a time capsule to capture all the special you’ve shared, only to revisit them later…together!

4. Our Love is Timeless – Another romantic date night idea great for anniversaries, as it really focuses on the many reason you said “I do.”

5. In the Kitchen – Tips and tricks on how to set the mood, and create a meal with dessert look just like or BETTER than a restaurant!

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Anniversary Gift Ideas:  It can be hard to find the perfect gift for the perfect person in your life, but we have a variety of meaningful options! And don’t forget a DIY gift is just as special as anything store bought!  Check out some of our amazing anniversary gift ideas!

1. Creative Anniversary Gifts – An array of creative and personable anniversary gifts to surprise your spouse with!

2. Top 5 Creative Anniversary Gifts – MORE adorable and meaningful anniversary gift ideas!

3. Gifts Galore: Anniversary – Affordable DIY anniversary gifts that will knock his socks off!

4. Mosaic Picture – Turn your favorite picture into a tiled Mosaic masterpiece compiled of all of your favorite couples photos.

5. Romance Novel Cover – You hubby into humor!?  Then he’ll find this gift hysterical! It’s super easy and FREE!

6. Anniversary Gift Ideas – Another great round up of anniversary ideas for your man! Take your pick!

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Military: We greatly appreciate all that you spouse does for our country and can’t even imagine how hard it is while they are away!  But don’t let distance get between you and your spouse! Check out some of these long distance date and gift ideas to make the time go by just a little faster!

1. Military Date Night: Check out what this girl did while her man was away! It’s a great idea for you try!

2. Skype Date Night: Set up a date over skype where you both participate in the same activities…just like you’re together!

3. Book Club with Your Spouse: Create a mini book club with your spouse and read the same book while you’re apart, giving you something to always catch up on when you talk and feel like you’re doing together even though you’re apart!

4. Long Distance Super Hero: Because your spouse is our country’s hero, this is a great gift box to send them to remind them how much they mean to you!

Be sure to check back here, as we will always be updating each section with new ideas!

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2 Responses to “Dear Diva Emails: Frequently Asked Questions ”

  1. Tara Tara says:

    What a great QUICK referral list for everyone! Love it!! XOXO

  2. Michelle Michelle says:

    Best post ever!!!! This is a must pin and bookmark for reference!!! xox

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