The first time my husband saw me, I had whipped cream all over my face, and chocolate smothered all over my chef whites. He asked me out right then and there, and he didn't even know my name! Five beautiful years, two incredible kids, four teensy apartments, and a darling home later...he still sweeps me off my feet everyday! I am a true lover of travel, music, vintage fashion, classic literature, teaching, my faith, and midnight baking.
Raise your hand if you've ever wanted to give the special man in your life the perfect gift for Valentine's Day!
(Yep...that's just about everybody! Thought so!)
Men Valentine's Day gifts... why is it SO hard to pick something? (It's totally okay to admit it!) We set out on a mission to find out what men REALLY want for Valentine's Day! We grew tired of the guessing too, so we decided to send out a survey to hundreds and...
As women, we are well aware that we can be difficult to shop for. Our likes, dislikes, wants, and needs change just about daily. Craft stuff! No, wait. Boots! No, wait. Garlic press! No, wait. Tunics!
Every year, when Valentine's Day rolls around, my husband asks, "Well, what is the plan for Valentine's gifts?" And every year, I repeat the exact thought process listed above out loud to him. Then I really get thinking about...
Teaching Your Children About Intimacy: : How, When, Where, and Why
It can be bit daunting - we know. Teaching kids about the importance and sacredness of intimacy is a bit intimidating. When should you start? How should you bring it up? What should you say?
We delved into advice from the experts, drew from our own personal experiences, and drummed up some great tips on how to talk to your kids about sex.
Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. To learn...
WIVES: PREPARE TO BE INSPIRED
A little while ago, we decided we wanted to start picking men's brains. So - we started asking them what we wanted to know.
Most of our readers are women who are truly trying to make the absolute most of their marriage, so it's no surprise that when we put together a list of the top 10 Things Husbands Wish Their Wives Knew, everyone was interested. When we talked with our readers after that post aired, the #1 thing they said they wanted...
AWW YEAH, IT'S BACK!
Welcome, welcome, Cyber Monday! One of the best days of the year, right?!
We Divas have joined in on the fun and decided to bundle up 4 of our most popular Christmas products into one stellar deal!
There is just one, teensy, tiny catch...
...the price goes up the longer you wait!
The price slowly goes up over the next 24 hours… so HOP ON THIS ASAP!
Now let's chat about what you'll be getting, shall we?
Spouse + Family Christmas Countdowns...
Married to a Spender?
Married to a Saver?
It seems like, in most marriages, people are either one or the other. Savers feel nervous about their lack of a cushion. Spenders feel strapped down and confined. So how in the world do you make it work? How can you put your differences aside and balance the books - both in your check book AND your marriage? According to this infographic, spouses normally aren't on the same page regarding money...
Drop the Entitlement and Make Room for the Gratitude!
As parents nowadays, I think most of us have encountered a conversation with other caregivers on entitlement, what that means, and how to avoid it. You've probably discussed ways to rear your children, ways to teach them patience, and to teach them what it means to be thoughtful of others - all in an effort to avoid that ugly "E" word.
But what about teaching them gratitude?
If there ever was a way to rear entitlement...
So maybe you've been married for a while. You are comfortable with your "routine" in the bedroom...but maybe it just doesn't happen as much as you'd like it to. You push the thought to the back of your mind, telling yourself that you seem happy enough, and so does your partner.
But are you, though?
The benefits of sex are real. And they are fantastic. Since you already know the how of sex, we want to tell you the why of sex - with 8 simple reasons....
The Dating Dudes:
Why We Loved The Sporty Date Kit
As you have probably figured out, the Divas are all married to some pretty amazing men. We love them with all of our hearts! BUT - one thing that we hear over and over again from them is how they wish we had more "manly" dates up on our site. We are well aware that most of our FANTASTIC readers are women, but we've been gaining more and more eager male followers lately, and we are thrilled about it!