Special Occasions

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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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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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Black and Orange Halloween Party

Black and Orange Halloween Party Idea

A Halloween Party for Families

I was SO excited to get this party started and share it with all of you! My husband and I love to entertain our family and friends. I don't know why, but we have since we've been married. Consider us the party people! {lol} And what a better excuse than a PRE-Halloween bash!?!
Okay, so the real purpose of our little party was actually to introduce our new babysitting co-op. I got tired of trying to find a babysitter every weekend...

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Some “Mummy” Loves You

"Some Mummy Loves You'" A cute Halloween treat idea.

I think every Holiday is a reason to celebrate and Halloween is no exception. I think it's fun to surprise my husband and son with a little something on Halloween morning. It doesn't have to be expensive - get creative! Last year my husband got a Spider musical tie from the Dollar Store with his favorite pack of candy - classy, huh! This year, I decided to do a mummy theme.

For the card I used white card stock, black card stock, orange paper - whatever...

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A Special Occasion Meal

A special occasion meal including recipes for roast beef and strawberry chocolate cake.

A Meal That Works For Any Special Occasion

I wanted to plan a special meal for my husband after he had a really rough day at work.  I was already cooking up a roast (one of his favorites - ah, again) so I had an idea to make our dinner a little more special than usual.  I pulled out our rose petals and sprinkled them around our plates on the table, added my grandmother's crystal candle holder and voila!

It didn't really take much effort on my part, but...

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M&M Dispenser

How to turn your refrigerator into an M&M Dispenser - the perfect surprise for Father's Day!

Create Your Own M&M Dispenser

One of our readers, Makana, sent in this DARLING idea.  Her sister wanted to use some of her husband's favorite treat...

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...and turn it into one of these....

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BUT do it from the comfort of their own home!
Her solution?!?  Check out the video below!
Homemade "M&M Dispenser"
Thank you, Makana, for sharing such a fun and clever way to surprise a loved one!
I bet their kids just went crazy!  {lol}
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4-Year Anniversary Date

4 Year Anniversary Date idea

4-Year Anniversary Date Night Idea
First I want to tell my hubby "Happy Anniversary!" It has been "4" amazing years in more than one aspect! I dated my best friend for "4" years before we tied the knot, we have also been married for "4" years as well. So I wanted to do something fun that we would both remember!

Just a short background, in our dating years, the hubby would show up on my lunch hours at work to take me to hit golf balls (this was VERY new to me) but...

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YUMMY 4th Of July Treat

4th of July dessert recipe

A Delicious 4th of July treat

Last summer, one of the AMAZING gals in my craft club, Myrleen, shared a treat with us that was SO delicious...we all had to have the recipe for it afterwards!  I am a total choc-o-hol-ic so I was shocked that this treat was SO yummy and even more shocked that I couldn't get enough of it!  It's official - you should ALL make this for your families today...or at least get the ingredients so you can make it for the 4th tomorrow!!...

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4 Flirty Tips For The 4th

4th of July flirty tips

Flirty Tips for the 4th of July

The essentials for a fun-filled flirty 4th of July weekend.

1. Red Lipstick

2. Painted Toenails.

My husband loves when I take the time to paint my toes.  It's that little extra touch that adds to beautifying ourselves.

My 'Glitter Toes'  were done by our fellow Diva - Lisa M.

(If you're in Utah, and you would LOVE to have Glitter Toes of your own, you can email the Dating Divas at thedatingdivasblog@gmail.com...

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Father’s Day Card Tutorial

A Father's Day card tutorial he's going to love.

We live in a separate state than our parents so Father's Day cards are the best bet for us!  I always have tons of scrapbook paper on hand for times when I need to make a quick card for birthdays or special events, etc...  Here is a tutorial for a quick and easy Father's/Grandpa's Day card!

Cardstock for the actual card folded in half longways.
Cut decorative scrap paper into 6 squares - all the same size.

Use a glue stick to attach the 6 squares to...

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