Relax, Read and Play!!!

Relax, Read and Play together!

A Relaxing Evening of Fun!

While reading the blog hotdateideas.com, I came across a cute date that incorporated two of Joseph and my FAVORITE activities to do together...reading and playing games!!!! What better thing to do than have some fun competition with your husband in a great atmosphere? Because of a crazy work week my date got a little (ok, a LOT) messed up, but I will tell you how it was supposed to work out (in my head) for all of you and then how we actually...

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Sassy Suggestion: Inner Child Date

A suggestion from one of our readers: The Inner Child Date!

When Robyn emailed us to let us know about her fantastic date, I told her that she could be our *honorary* 13th Diva!  Super creative with lots of fun details and so inexpensive that anybody could do this one!  :)  She used one of the diva's date as her inspiration, but changed it to make it her own.  Without further ado - here's Robyn:

After reading this entry, I decided to do one of my own.  I loved the idea of being a kid again, but I twisted this up...

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The Penny Jar

The Penny Jar intimacy idea for newlywed couples.

One of our readers, Mindi, sent in a super cute idea that we thought we should pass along!  I will let her take over:

"I had a friend tell me something fun they did and I adapted it a little to be fun for me and my husband. It's a penny jar.  Every time you "have-a-little-fun-in-the-bedroom", you put a penny in your jar.  We started it with the new year and our goal is to top the number next year."

"There's all kinds of variations, though.  If...

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Let’s Get Physical!

Let's get physical active date night idea.

Get Fit With Your Spouse!

After getting married, it’s easy to get into a comfortable groove and let yourself go. Exercising shows your partner that you care about improving or maintaining your physical appearance. Working out together is a great way to help keep that initial appearance-fueled Spark alive!

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There are so many benefits to grabbing your Lovey and working out...

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Pac-man Date Idea

Pac-man themed date night.

80's Night Pac-Man Themed Date

I know it's early, but my Husband was born in November 1980 which makes him the big 3-0 this November! I am going to plan a few date nights centered around the 80's theme up until his birthday where I am already planning his 80's themed party (shhhh....he doesn't know yet!)

This Saturday (May 22) 30 years ago was the release of Pac-man.  I thought this would be a great time to kick-off the 80's themed dates I am going to plan....

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Personalized Gifts For Him!

Personalized gifts for him!

Create A Personalized Gift For Your Spouse!

Don't have a lot of cash? Want to create a special and unique gift for your spouse? Want a personalized gift to give your spouse for an upcoming holiday or celebration? Here are a few ideas that will be in your budget while still hitting the "WOW" Personal Factor.

LOVE NOVEL

(photo courtesy of Book By You)

 

I am NOT one to read those "sappy" love novels....BUT I absolutely LOVE to read....so...

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Get Your Laugh On!

Get your laugh on comedy date night!

How To Get Your Laugh On With Your Spouse!

Here's a little background on this date: For April Fools Day this year, my husband thought it would be HILARIOUS to make me french toast with a generous layer of garlic salt on top. (Ugh!) I'm ashamed to say that I was less than laughing after I ran to the sink to spit it out and got a face full of water when I flipped on the faucet - he had rigged it to come out of the sprayer!

*sigh*Somebody (ME) needed to lighten...

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Love Notes Pad

DIY Printable Love Notes Pad

Create Your Own Love Notes Pad!
I sometimes have a hard time remembering to think about my husband and his needs because I am so caught up with taking care of my daughter and myself, that I often times forget to take care of my husband. :/ I am trying to change this and am now constantly thinking about ways I can show my love to my husband.

 

My husband's 'Love Language' is words of affirmation and I thought a good way to show him how much I love him,...

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Dating while in Grad School

How to date your spouse while their are in grad school.

How to Date Your Spouse While in Grad School

One of the Diva's asked me to share some tips about how my husband and I spend time together while he is in podiatry school. The first thing that came to mind was Make friends with the other wives. Yes, a lot of my time is spent with my little guy or other wives of students, but Justin and I try to make our marriage and our family our number one priority. I'll share a few of our ideas, and these aren't limited to medical...

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