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Family Fridge Magnets

I have SUCH a fun craft tutorial for you today! My kids absolutely LOVE these magnet people and they were so easy to make. This would be something fun to do with your hubby after the kids are in bed OR something for you to do to decorate your fridge and surprise him!
The first step is to take the pictures! The best way to do this is to find a solid colored wall in your house. Make sure that you stand the same distance away from everyone when you take the picture...

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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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You Put a

Have you seen this new trend that's around of dipped things?! Furniture legs, lamps, candlesticks, silverware...I've seen it all! I think it is such a fun idea and late one night it occurred to me it would be fun to dip a goblet/wine glass in some Halloween-ey colors. This would be the perfect addition to a Halloween Party or Dinner. Or you can add a quick note, some candy and make it a fun way to show someone you love them. So let's get started.

Supplies Needed:...

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A Game Of

While browsing Pinterest this past January, I found this idea and knew it was perfect for Valentine's Day! AND I KNEW I had to have them share it with all of you. Seriously, this is the perfect and easiest gift for Valentine's or Anniversary, etc. Check it out.

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What are two DIY bloggers doing guest posting on a marriage blog?  Don't you worry, no hammer and nails...

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Anniversary Gift

DIY Anniversary Gift

I love giving thoughtful gifts to my husband for our anniversary, but often times I have a hard time coming up with something that isn't too cheesy. At my sister's house the other day, I stumbled upon this frame she had made for her husband. Perfect! She said she saw a similar idea on Pinterest and decided to make it herself. I'm going to give you step-by-step instructions of how to do it yourself.
Because of copyright laws, I couldn't make it a printable for...

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Missing U

Does your spouse travel a lot? Or are you going to be apart for the first time? This quick and easy note is the perfect way to let them know you are missing them. It has the alphabet on the front with the letter 'U' missing. On the inside it says, "Missing U."

Just print it out, jot a quick message and slip it into their suitcase the next time they are headed out of town. It is sure to brighten their day.

Download your Missing U Card here!

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Lucky

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It is March and just two weeks until St. Patrick's Day! Do you feel the Luck of the Irish? Well, let's spread the luck to your spouse and give them a 4 Leaf Clover. This is the perfect and simple card to give your spouse for St. Patrick's day.

Remember my Lucky in Love lotto cards? This is the same idea on one card. So gather your supplies:

Lucky You Shamrock Card (there is my version and a blank version if you want to write in other things)
Glittery...

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Couple’s

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I love to display family pictures.  Each year for Valentine's Day, I love to get my husband an updated photo of us together.  But, wow, after ten years of marriage, my photo gifts are usually the same...in a frame. When I stumbled across this idea here, I decided to turn it into a couple's photo block.
I love that this idea is cheap, elegant and can be ready within ten minutes.  I am so excited about how this turned out!
Step One: Get a piece of wood.

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Lucky

Do you feel lucky in love? Want to make sure YOUR sweetheart knows how lucky you feel to have them in your life this Valentine's Day? I've put together a quick, very easy tutorial of the perfect INEXPENSIVE Valentine's Gift for your spouse.
I love scratch-off tickets. I love the anticipation as you rub that penny across the ticket waiting to see what you've won/earned underneath. I decided to make that the basis of my gift for my Husband this Valentine's Day....

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