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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Candy Heart Message

Create a Candy Heart Message for your Valentine!

What is better than a romantic love note made out of candy hearts? This year lets be creative and show our spouses how much we really love them.
First you will need to go to the store and pick out a few of your sweetie's favorite things. Make sure you remember candy hearts. I used the large ones and they are only $1.

Then you can come home and make your candy card. Start by going through all of the candy hearts picking out the ones that you could use to...

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How To Get Your Hubby “On Board”

How you can get your hubby on board with date night

Making Date Night Happen...
This is one question that we get a LOT! "How do you make date night happen when your spouse isn't totally on board?' For a LOT of couples, date nights were a lot easier and more romantic before marriage. But for some reason, after marriage they seem to take a back seat. There are a lot of reasons why that happens (jobs, kids, finances, and... well, just real life.) But the real question is- how do you make it better? How do you make your...

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Red Hot LOVE

Our Love is Red Hot. A Valentine's Day gift@

Can you believe that Valentine's Day is right around the corner?
Today we have THREE quick and easy ideas that your spouse will love!
Something Free....

I thought I would make the day of my spouse by sneaking into his car before he left for work.  Once I was in his car, I cued one of our favorite Collective Soul CD's to a specific love song and lyric.  Then, when my husband started his car he was greeted with quite the love song!  My husband said the lyrics,...

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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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