Ready For the Weekend

Ready For the Weekend

Jun 21

It’s date night, and I am still glistening with sunscreen from this morning’s pool party with the kiddos. I see pub food and casual conversation in our near future. What are you doing this weekend? Here’s a few links that made me click twice this week. He with the most Facebook friends wins apparently. Nicole Kidman– the early years Clark and Mia dead ringers My kids new...

Date Basket

Date Basket

Sep 26

This clever idea has been making the rounds on Pinterest, but every since I saw these pre-planned {and pre-paid} monthly date envelopes, I’ve been coming up with ideas to make my own. Shannon Brown made these as a Christmas gift for her husband, but how cool would it be as an anniversary or a wedding gift? Each month of the year would have a different theme and a different adventure for...

Great Cheap Date Challenge #20

Great Cheap Date Challenge #20

Feb 25

Whoa! We’re up to 20 date nights completed. So far, so good! It’s been one of those weeks where I feel like I’ve been pulled in a million different directions, and I just want to be home for goodness’ sake! So, I think that we ought to plan a stay-at-home date. such as… Henry and June “Compose together, or take turns writing paragraphs and then folding over...

Great Cheap Date Challenge #19

Great Cheap Date Challenge #19

Feb 19

Picture Perfect Picnic “Be an artist for the day, or just look like one. Pack a picnic, a pad of paper, watercolors, crayons, colored pencils, pastels or whatever medium you’ve always wanted to try. Set off to a scenic afternoon spot where you can both sketch and fritter the time away with good conversation and lots of color. This is all the more fun if neither of you are artistic,...

Great Cheap Date Challenge #18

Great Cheap Date Challenge #18

Feb 12

Window Shop “Just for the fun of it, dress up and venture down to all the chic stores in town for an afternoon of window shopping. After you’ve made the rounds at all the highbrow retail establishments, head to the five-and-dime for a snack and a shopping spree. Separate for five minutes and buy each other a gift that costs no more than 99 cents.” Seriously, I owe Clark after...

Great Cheap Date Challenge #17

Great Cheap Date Challenge #17

Feb 04

Every Friday I post one of 52 Great Cheap Dates by Lynn Gordon. A friend of mine gave me this little deck of cards as a stocking stuffer so long ago, and one day while I was feeling adventurous, I pulled them out and enlisted my husband for a 52 week dating challenge. Every week, we pick a new adventure to do together. Some are out on the town and others take place right at home after the kids...