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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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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We Wish You A Merry Christmas

We wish you a Merry Christmas!

We hope you are having an extremely MERRY Christmas with ALL of your loved ones!  We sure are!  We wanted to share a special message with our fabulous readers on one of OUR favorite days of the year.  Enjoy!!
It's Christmas Night
By: Max Lucado

It’s Christmas night. The house is quiet. Even the crackle is gone from the fireplace. Warm coals issue a lighthouse glow in the darkened den. Stockings hang empty on the mantle. The tree stands naked in the corner....

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When Christmas Comes To Town

We couldn't let the magic of Christmas Eve escape without leaving our wonderful readers with a little message....sharing our feelings about this special night. :)

We all wish you all a VERY Merry Christmas!!...

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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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Christmas Breakfast

Christmas breakfast recipes that are quick and delicious.

Delicious and Easy Christmas Breakfast Ideas
The most memorable part of Christmas for me growing up was the amazing breakfast my mom would put together for us on Christmas morning. It was every kid's dream to wake up to a table full of delicious food. To have those smells emanate all throughout the house. This is a tradition that I want my husband and children to have as well. For my post this month I really wanted to share some recipes with you that are easy, delicious,...

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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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