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A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words

Today I have a fun and EASY craft idea for those of you in long distance relationships. Actually, my sister-in-law gave me this idea (since I AM doing the long distance thing...which stinks!) but she said she's going to do it during the day while her husband is at work - so it really can work for anyone.
You've all heard the saying, "A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words" and it's true. My husband LOVES getting and seeing pictures of me and our kids when he is away. It...

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Date Long Distance Style

Long Distance Relationship Dating Idea
Everyone's spouse (or self :)) has to travel away from each other every once in a while, right?  If it's for a business trip, family emergency, etc. there would be an occasion where you would be apart.  Well that's what happened to me this week.  My hubby is gone on a business trip but I still wanted to be able to 'hang out' with him.  So, I wanted to plan a 'date' while we were apart.  How you ask? Through Skype!  I thought...

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Sudoku Date

If you love to play the games in the newspaper, this date is perfect for you!

First go to the Dollar Store and get two game books that are exactly the same. I chose Sudoku, but you could choose Crosswords, Word Searches, or Mazes. Send one of the books to your spouse with the FREE PRINTABLE that has instructions.

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Time yourself as you go through the book and send your...

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Mini Love Notes

Remember how everything is so much cuter in the mini version? Well, the same is true for love notes.

My husband and I are doing the long distance relationship thing right now as he is doing medical school rotations all around the country. And as "fun" as it sounds to take 2 kids and travel with him we decided to stay put and just visit as often as we could. {And a huge applause to those of you that do the long distance thing because, man, is it hard!}
I know my...

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Long Distance Birthday Ideas

A Long Distance Birthday Party Idea
I love how The Dating Divas help us {no matter what our situation} keep close to those we love. I am excited to contribute, as a guest blogger from sclifeasawife.blogspot.com.
It's hard to be away from the one you love and it is especially hard when they are gone on a big event like a birthday or anniversary. My husband's brother went to Ghana, Africa in August and was away for his 20th birthday. Knowing how hard it is to be away...

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Missing U Card

Missing U Card for Long Distance Relationships

A Darling Missing U Card

Does your spouse travel a lot? Or are you going to be apart for the first time? This quick and easy note is the perfect way to let them know you are missing them. It has the alphabet on the front with the letter 'U' missing. On the inside it says, "Missing U."
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Isn't this card just AH-dorable?!

Just print it out, jot...

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The Places We’ll Go Photo Book

"The Places We Will Go" travel photo book keepsake gift.

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Christmas is coming up quick, and I have a great thoughtful gift idea you could put together in a snap! I've mentioned before that my husband and I LOVE to travel. One Christmas he gave me the best gift to remember all the places we've gone. I thought I'd share with you in case you wanted to do something similar for Christmas this year.

He found a photo book deal going on...

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DIY NCAA or NFL Blanket

DIY NCAA or NFL sports blanket tutorial.

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OK, so football season is fun and exciting for most of us. We get to support our favorite team whether it be the University that we attended or the town in which we grew up in. Maybe even a team that we just grew to love over the years. Whatever the reason, we generally follow a specific team. This makes watching games more exciting.

I enjoy watching that special team with...

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Missed You A “HOLE” Lot!

I Missed You a "HOLE" Lot romance idea.

Show your husband you've missed him with this simple note and sweet treat!

My husband was due to arrive home after being gone for a few days. We wanted to show him that we had missed him in a fun way. I picked up some donut holes from a local bakery, set them out on a plate, and wrote this quick note. Pretty cheesy but he loved it and knew we had really missed him.
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