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Introducing: Family Date Night

Family Date Night

Hi!  I'm Hilary and today I'm launching a NEW fabulous series for The Dating Divas - Family Date Night (inspired by my darling daughter Julia!).  I don’t know if your kids are like mine, but as soon as my husband and I started taking date night more seriously, and having it more regularly, they started noticing how much fun we were having! After a few months of our fun times, my eight year old daughter said, “How come you guys get to go have...

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A Year of Memories

Year in Review
Need something quick to add to your New Year's Night plans? In less than 10 minutes you can add something meaningful to end your year right AND create a new tradition for years to come! We've got you covered!

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Starting a new year is a time of reflecting on everything that has happened in the last year and looking forward to things to come. My husband and I love...

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“Whose Line is it Anyway?” Date Night

Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Whose Line is it Anyway? is one of my husband and mine's favorite shows to watch. The things those improv actors come up with on the spot are amazing AND hilarious! If my husband or I are having a rough day - watching some of these episodes does the trick! It doesn't take long to crack a smile or get a chuckle. Sometimes we make a whole night of it!

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Santa’s Secret Service

Christmas is such a wonderful time of year and I love the generous spirit it puts into all of our hearts. My family has a lot of fun Christmas traditions we have done year after year and my husband brought his own traditions into our marriage as well. Combining our family traditions has been fun, but I wanted to have something that was unique to our new little family.
I wanted this new tradition to be something that could easily be done each year. I also wanted my children...

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Random Acts of

Christmas is such a wonderful time of year. It is a time for family and friends. I love going to parties, hanging out, and shopping for loved ones. Thinking of the perfect gifts to let the special people in your life know how much you care is such fun! It seriously brings me joy to know that I have purchased or made something that will be cherished or enjoyed by others.
Christmas isn't just about presents, shopping, friends, and family. It's about celebrating the...

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Rockin’ Review

Just a few weeks ago I came across a fantastic website that I just had to share with all of you!  It's called Paging Supermom and the two writers, Aimée and Bettijo are so creative and fun!  I hand-picked just a few of my favorite ideas from their site that are perfect for this festive fall season.

All Hallow's Eve

If you are looking for a  Halloween couples date, these gals throw an amazing one called All Hallow's Eve. There are ideas for everything...

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Haunted Gingerbread Houses

We never do traditional Gingerbread Houses. It is much more fun to do HAUNTED Gingerbread Houses!

       Here's what you need:

Candy (Halloween colors or style)
Graham Crackers
Frosting (I used fudge frosting this year)

My husband gave me the, "I don't know" look the first time I told him, but he was a trooper and did it with me. Now it is his favorite Halloween tradition! Here is our Haunted House for this year!

If the cookie is broken or...

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Making Music: Music Games

Musically inclined or always off tune - this group date or family fun night is noteworthy of your attention! The following musically-themed games are a perfect harmony of fun AND free!

Print & cut out the individual cards (download at the bottom of the post!) and separate into 2 piles.
Game #1: Hum Diddly Do 
In this game, each team chooses a representative from their side. One of the representatives chooses a song card from the pile. Both representatives...

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10 Terrific Toddler Tips

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Eating out with a toddler or two can be daunting... unless you are well-prepared!  Our little family loves going to restaurants and after a lot of trial and error we have figured out a few sure-fire ways that help make dining-out enjoyable for everyone.  Check out these tips and give them a try the next time you go out to eat.

Dine Early.  Plan on arriving at the...

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