Special Occasions

Celebrate Life's Big Moments In Style!

Traditions! Traditions! The holidays are some of the best times to get a little closer and we want to inspire you to do just that! From birthdays to anniversaries (and every holiday in between), we have fun date, gift, and romance ideas for every occasion. Let us help you celebrate and make life-long memories.

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Choose Your Valentine Destiny

Choose Your Valentine Destiny date night idea

Woot! Woot! What else can I say but, "Ooh-my-sweet-sweet-timing!"  One of our sassy readers {Sarah!} who is in touch with her inner cupid side was sweet enough to share this darling idea that will strike the bullseye for your next Valentine's date this week! Whether making this date a one on one or grabbin your best couple friends...
{announcer's voice...}
Let's Play "Choose Your Valentine Destiny!"
Cupid's easy "prep": Print off some simple signs or pictures...

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Valentine Card

Valentine's Day card tutorial

Looking for a Valentine's Day card for your man? This card will show him how smokin' and sizzlin' you think he is!
Start by picking up some paint chips at your local hardware or paint store. They are FREE and the best part is they have fun names! I found ones that said 'Hot to Trot', 'Burning Love', 'Sultry', 'Fire & Ice', and more!

I had a card like this a while ago and thought it would be the perfect Valentine's Card for my husband. You just glue your...

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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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Family New Year’s

A family New Year's countdown box.

A New Year's Eve Countdown Box
Can you believe 2011 is fast approaching?  Well, do not fear!  We have quick, fun and inexpensive ideas to help you ring in the new year as a family!

What better way to ring in the new year than with an hour-by-hour COUNTDOWN BOX?
The idea behind this box is simple...each hour starting at 8 P.M. the kids get to open one bag!
Inside each bag is something different to celebrate New Year's Eve!
(I received some great inspiration here.)...

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Santa’s Helper Mini-Date

Santa's Helper Mini-Date where you can prep for Christmas while enjoying your spouse's company.

Quick and Easy Christmas Date Idea
Who doesn’t procrastinate when it comes to wrapping presents? There is always so much to do and wrapping presents seems to get pushed to the side and forgotten. But then the night before Christmas, you are busy trying to finish everything up while wrapping presents.
Why not, make wrapping presents a date with your man? Have dinner waiting at home when you’re lucky man comes home. Have a Santa hat on his seat at the table. Place...

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Santa Baby

Santa Baby - an intimate date night for two.

For Your Santa Baby

For my Treats for the Sweet post this month, I promised to give you the details on my husband's "reward" for helping me cook up all the Christmas treats for our friends, neighbors, and family. So here are all the goodies (er,.. goods)...can't wait to share!

The first Christmas that we had a baby my parents gave Adam a Santa hat. After all, this will be his role for the next 20 years. lol. Actually, I do it - but who's keeping track? So I...

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All I Want for Christmas is… YOU!

The 12 "Daytz" of Christmas printable kit.

A Free Christmas Gift Idea For Your Spouse
Still looking for the PERFECT gift for your spouse this Christmas season? Well, look no further. I have 2 great and EASY ideas for you! And you want to know the best part? All you have to do is print them out!
 ***Be sure to check out the new AND improved post and printables for "The 12 Daytz of Christmas" HERE!!! ***

The first is this little tag...

Just attach the tag to something simple - a picture...

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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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12 Days of Love Notes

BLovely blog provides this darling printable Christmas Countdown love notes for your spouse.

A Romantic Love Note Gift For Your Spouse!

I am so excited to introduce a simply fabulous blogger!  Her name is Jenn and she heads up the most delightful fashion blog, B LOVELY. You can find the best fashion tips, clothing deals and so much more. Without further delay, we are thrilled to welcome Jenn.  Enjoy!

I am so honored and excited to be able to be a guest on the Diva's Blog. My name is Jenn and my blog is called B LOVELY. I believe that every woman...

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