Spouse Survival Kit

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We all have rough days every once in a while!

 When your spouse is going through a rough time, it’s extra important to be there for them and provide an extra little pick-me-up! We’ve come up with the perfect and simple way to let your spouse know that you are thinking of them. It’s so easy! Let me introduce you to the…


It’s got everything you need to turn a rough day into a much better day! Because, chocolate does that…

Husband Survival Kit

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The talented Courtney from Paperelli Designs helped us capture the perfect look for these survival kits and she is just the best to work with. Stop by and let her know you love this design!

Husband Survival Kit with M&M's

All you have to do is grab some M&Ms… or any colorful treat that has all of the colors listed in this adorable poem!

Survival Kit Poem

We designed the card to resemble a prescription slip you might get from the doctor. All you have to do is print and fill in the patient’s name – which is your spouse!!

Want to pair this with something even more special for your man? We have the perfect Gifts for Your Guy pack that will make it so easy to surprise your husband.


Doesn’t that look like the best gift box ever??

Back to the SURVIVAL KIT!

Husband and Wife Survival Kit

Don’t worry, we didn’t forget about all the wives and mothers!! Check out the


Perfect to let your wife know how much you appreciate all those long days she puts in with work and/or the kids!

Wife Survival Kit

What wife wouldn’t be thrilled with a giant bag of M&M’s!??

Wife Survival Kit with M&M's

Peanut Butter M&M’s for me, please!

This idea is just so great, we decided to take it a step further…

We also designed a generic one that you could give to your kids or a friend in need.

Survival Kit for Your Kid or a Friend

Now you can share a survival kit with anyone and help them on their way to a great day!

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Spouse Surivival Kit

Printables Designed by Courtney @ Paperelli Exclusively for The Dating Divas


I am crazy about my husband, Scott and my FOUR cute kids! I spend my days at home--teaching, playing and cleaning up with them! Our favorite place in our home is the kitchen! I love to cook and bake with lots of flavor--and I love having my little helpers in the kitchen, too! Some of my most recent passions are tennis, nutrition, crafting, the great outdoors and photography!

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  1. I used the husband survival kit today! I work seasonally in the office at my husbands place of work! This time of year he works 15-20 hours A DAY doing custom anhydrous for farmers! Everything that could go wrong today did! toolbars breaking, flat tires etc. So i printed this off and stapled a bag of penut m&ms to it and sent it with his service tech to deliver! Thanks for such great idea!

  2. What a cute idea! I’m pretty sure there should be instructions to share the yummy M&Ms though 😉

  3. Such a cute idea! Just saw this on Pinterest! I can’t wait to look around your blog and see what else I can find! Thank you!!!

  4. I put a bag of M&Ms into my man’s backpack this morning with this note. When he got to his classes, he got a surprise to help motivate him through the day! He absolutely loved it! Thank you!

  5. So here’s my revised version for my two girls. Ages 5 and 7.

    Missing Mommy Medicine

    Each color has a different cure…

    Take the prescribed dose only, and don’t take anymore!

    You’ve done something neat, but mom can’t see it, GREEN will get you by.

    When you’re feeling down because mom’s not around, eat one BROWN.

    ORANGE is bright, it will help you dream at night, but just take 1 or it will be a fright!

    Cure the sadness in your head and eat one RED.

    When you need a hug, to pick you up, take a dose of YELLOW, but eat just one, or you’ll get too mellow.

    If you are agitated too, take a handful of BLUE. Wait, nice try you sneeky two. Just one will do.

    If your day is a drag, just eat the WHOLE BAG! 🙂

    I love you and can’t wait to be home.

  6. I’m changing it to my daughter because she ADORES M&M’s but this is a great idea! I’m pinning it too, thanks.

  7. Thank you so much for helping to strength our marriage in many ways I always turn to you for ideals that are low cost..this one is no exception!! This idea was a big hit with my man this Valentines’ day best part this IS his BEST GIFT ever..according to him..LOL

  8. Hi,
    This is such a cute idea but check your download because the last line has a misspelling. Should say ‘if your life is a drag….’ but it says ‘if you life is a drag….’


  9. Hmmm…..our CURRENT favorite M&M’s are the Coconut ones…..wonder how I could “swing” this so we could use THOSE…. lol 🙂

  10. Love this! Peanut M&Ms are pretty much my favorite candy and I love the poem that goes with it! Our anniversary is coming up and I think I’m going to do this. <3 Thanks for sharing!!


  11. Corie, you’ve done it again girl! I LOVE this idea! So dang cute and my hubby loves his M&M’s! great idea!!