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Gratitude Journal

Gratitude Journal Activity

Gratitude Journal Activity for Couples
Several years ago, I was watching an episode of Oprah (BTW...I really miss her). The entire episode was on having gratitude in our daily lives. Oprah talked about keeping a regular journal solely about "being grateful."  I immediately tried this idea and soon found that I LOVED it. Each week (about 2- 3 times), I would take 5 minutes and quickly jot down ten things I was thankful for. At first, I had to stop and really think....

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Love Map

Love Map - a DIY gift idea perfect for your next Anniversary.

While browsing Pinterest the other day, I came across an amazing idea for an Anniversary or Wedding Gift.

It is a Love Map showcasing the cities they met, married, and now live. This would be SO easy to do and pretty cost friendly! You could make it as big or as small as you wanted. I'm thinking I'd do mine on canvas and have the hearts raised up?! {Oh, the possibilities!} I can't wait to do this for my next anniversary.
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The Birthday Suitcase {Funkytime}

The birthday gift suitcase - a surprise for your spouse!

I am so excited, I usually guest post on other craft blogs, and this time it is different! I love to have a new audience. Since it's my first time here, bare with me;-)
My name is Sibylle and my blog is called Funkytime. I am a graphic designer/ blogger/ regular German girl with a passion for (Food-) Photography, DIY projects, decorating  & pretty Vintage things …

When I am not blogging, painting something white or photographing food, I spend my time with...

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You ARE Appreciated

You Are Appreciated - a birthday surprise!

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I hope you all fall in love with this idea like I did! Jordan Ferney called it the Envelope Surprise, and it is such a sweet and thoughtful way to tell someone how amazing they are... AND not only will you share this with them, but all their closest family and friends too!!! Here is a peek at the finished product... then I am going to tell you how to get yours started today!!
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Date Night “Dress Up”

Date night dress up fashion advice

Dressing Up For Date Night

Okay it's DATE NIGHT and YOU HAVE NOTHING TO WEAR! Well, here is a FOOL-PROOF way to look HOT and not have to think TOO much about it!

Some quick tips for your date nights go a little like this.....

Start with some music - Remember the days when you would throw on some tunes and dance while doing you hair and make-up. WELL, do that NOW! Put on your favorite Britney, Beyonce, or Lady Gaga, OH WAIT those are just my favorites!...

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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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Totally Awesome 80’s Prom

How to host a totally awesome 80's theme prom group date night

Happy BIRTHDAY week! It's the beginning of the year and time to start thinking about all those special birthdays you will be planning. This week at the Dating Divas, we are dedicating the whole week to Birthday Ideas to keep you filled with fresh ideas for the ones you love.

This past year my husband turned 30. I wanted to make sure and surprise him with an awesome party he’d never forget. He was born in 1980 so I thought throwing an 80’s party would be perfect!...

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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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Smokey Eyes Tutorial

A smokey eye tutorial perfect for date night.

How To Create a Smokey Eye Tutorial

We all know how sexy smokey eyes can be, but we don't all know how to do it perfectly without looking overdone.  I am going to teach you today and make it really simple. The great thing about a smokey eye is that you can use different colors to get a more subtle look or you can go more dramatic. So pick your palette correctly. Maybelline has some amazing shadows that literally tell you where to apply everything so go here...

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