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A Relaxing Date

A relaxing date night at home

A Relaxing Date Night for Two
Can I just say that when life gets a bit tricky, it's definitely time to go on a date. HOLY HANNAH!! This date is sooo needed for my hubby and I.  By the time it FINALLY rolls around, I will be jumping out of my seat!! You heard me right, we haven't even done this date yet.  But I'm going to give you the inside scoop anyway, that way you can start planning this date for the upcoming weekend!

The whole idea behind this date is...

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Craft Tutorial: Cereal Box Book

Craft Tutorial: Cereal Box Scrapbook

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This past August my husband turned the BIG 3-0! On his special day I wanted to give him a spectacular gift! Something that was made to last and priceless. After all, you only turn thirty once! So I put my thinking cap on and began to brainstorm! The light bulb finally turned on and what I came up with was perfect! Not too mention it was a thrifty idea that would be easy on the pocketbook....

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The 12 Days of Christmas

The 12 Days of Christmas printables.

Free Printable 12 Days of Christmas

Who doesn't look forward to the most wonderful time of the year?  The presents, the parties, the food!! Sooo much JOY!  With this time of year there is also a whole lot of giving going on. Food drives, Toys for tots, Giving trees! However do we choose which one to contribute to? Or do we just do them all?? Every year I really make a valiant (if I do say so myself) effort to donate. Whether it's a buck at the register or my leftover...

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Celebrate the Holidays… Diva Style!

Christmas traditions from The Dating Divas.

It's the most wonderful time of the year!  Christmas will be here before we know it!  In the spirit of family fun and the holidays...the divas are here to share their favorite holiday family traditions!
It is never too early or late to start unique traditions that will carry through generations.
Whether your family is big or little, there is a tradition here for you!

BINGO
By: Kari

My family plays BINGO every Christmas Eve after dinner. My mom...

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Christmas Treat Ideas

Christmas treat ideas that are funny and easy to put together.

Christmas Treats for the Sweet
One of the most stressful parts of the holiday season is cooking up treats for all of our friends, neighbors, and family members. It can get pretty insane some years and our list seems to grow exponentially the older we get. I've also noticed in the past few years that it's getting harder and harder to make my treats look cute and festive because I'm always down to the wire on getting them out the door! So THIS year I decided to reel...

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Family Fun: Candid Photoshoot

How to plan a candid family photo shoot!

A photo says a thousand words and freezes time for just one moment.

When was the last time you had family pictures taken?  At my house it has become a yearly tradition.  Every Fall we capture very special, extremely candid moments.  Some of my favorite photos end up being the ones we weren't even posing for!  How fun would it be to take this idea one step further by creating a family video. That is just what this inspirational blog did (love this)!...

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The WILD Jungle Safari Date

The WILD Jungle Safari Date Night

Happy, Happy Columbus Day! Today we are going to be doing our own exploring.  But don't you worry, we won't be going too far from home on this date. Instead, we'll use our surroundings to "explore the Wild Jungle!"

 I was pleasantly surprised when my inspiration for this date came from an unexpected source. One of YOU - our readers! When Stephanie wrote us, she was looking for "Diva Advice". She wanted suggestions on presenting her anniversary gift to...

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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 Trip Down Memory Lane

Take a trip down memory lane with your sweetheart!

Memory Lane Family Fun Date Night
Just a few weeks ago we came home from a much needed family vacation. Has anyone else noticed how much easier getaways are as a kid? I don't know about you but now that we're the grown-ups we get to do all the work. All I'm saying is that it makes me appreciate every road trip my parents ever planned that much more. "Thanks, Mom and Dad!'"

The checklist for taking a trip down memory lane:
1. Plan out your route {check}
2....

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