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November: Family Fun Ideas

November Family Fun Ideas

I can't believe the month of November is fast approaching! Where has the time gone? In thinking about November and families, I want to share THREE ideas you can easily do with your family.
Even if you don't have kids, there are still fun things that you can do!

The Pilgrim Hat
(Thanksgiving Dinner Name Card/Favor Idea)

My mom is pretty much amazing. When I think back to Thanksgiving dinner, I can almost smell the turkey and her famous mashed...

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Couples Halloween Costumes Ideas

Vote for your favorite Halloween couples costumes!

I LOVE Halloween. The candy, the decorations, the parties, and the COSTUMES! I have always loved dressing up and it became even better when I got married and could pair up with my spouse! He doesn't always love my ideas, but he's pretty good to go with the flow. Most of the time.

While I was brainstorming this years costume, I thought it would be fun to see what the other Diva's have dressed up as before. They were good sports and consented to letting me share with...

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Family Story Time

A list of books that are perfect for Family story time!

Once upon a time...not too long ago, I was a literacy specialist.  It is safe to say...I am a little obsessed with children's books.  You know you are a bookaholic when you can direct customers at Barnes and Noble to specific books and you don't even work there!

Each night before my children go to bed, my husband and I take about 20 minutes to read stories as a family.  This has become one of the greatest and easiest traditions that we have done.  It doesn't...

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“Scent”sational Perfumes Men Love

Perfumes that men love!

AHHHHHHH! Isn't is amazing how a smell can literally take you back in time or evoke a certain feeling?!?  Well, let's talk about how to get your husband to get that feeling all over again! The minute I want my husband to remember what it was like when we dated, all I have to do is pull out my coconut lime body spray and watch out - he is all over me!  {WINK}

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So if you...

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A Couple’s Journal

DIY couples love journal.

How to Create A Couples Journal
Whenever I find an extra second in the day, I love to jot down little or big events or experiences in a journal.  Journals are such an amazing way to keep memories alive!  I keep both a personal and family journal.  I have so much fun reading through the history of my life.  It is incredible how many little things you can forget over time.

Keeping in the spirit of journals, I wanted to start one with my spouse.  I call...

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Remember When…

Remember when... recreating your first date idea.

Remember When.... Ways to Reconnect! 

10 Ways To Remember When You 1st Dated

(Lisa P. & Brent - in the "beginning years".  WINK!)

1. Have your husband come to the front door to take you out on your date.
2. Remember to cuddle while driving because you always want to be close.
3. Find somewhere to go dancing together. Create the dance floor at home if needed and you can even put together a great CD or IPOD mix to dance to.
4. Play slug bug in the...

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The Power of an Invitation

The power of an invitation.

The Power of an Invitation: Creating a Strong Connection

Think back for a minute...to the first time you ever received an invitation.  This invitation may have been to a birthday party, some type of celebration, or a special event.  Can you recall the feelings you had upon receiving something that was specifically created for you?  I still remember the time I was invited to a neighbor's birthday party when I was six.  Oh, I was so excited!  I kept the...

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Fitness Tips

Fitness tips for couples to stay active.

Fitness Tips to Help You Stay in Shape with Your Spouse

The Top Ten Ways To Be Fit Together This Summer...

Go on a walk while holding hands.
Ride bikes together while laughing and talking about your day.
Count your partner's sit-ups.
Sit on your front porch and eat a healthy snack.
Go swimming, hiking or running together.
Load your man's IPOD with awesome songs that will pump them up for fitness.
Set up the Wii and play fit games for...

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Date Ideas Book

Oopsey Daisey blog DIY coupon book.

Date Ideas Book by Oopsey Daisy
Hello, my fellow divas!! I am so tickled to be a guest today! I had been enjoying The Dating Divas blog for a few months when one day I realized that I actually knew one of THE divas! Corie was actually my mentor teacher when I was student teaching at BYU. Corie is truly amazing, and I carried her inspiration with me all the way through my first grade teaching career!! It has been so fun to have a friend in the blogging community!...

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