Family Fun Outings – Arizona Style- part 1 The Duttons

Spring Break is right around the corner and if you are anything like me, you can’t wait for it to get here, but after a day or two of squabbles over the remote, you are ready for it to be over. Never fear! If you are staycationing here in Arizona (or visiting from somewhere else), […]

My Love Story and Valentine Party Printables

  I talk about BSB all the time on the blog, but I’ve never really shared our story. Beth from Free Stylin’ invited me to guest post over on her blog today about our romance as part of her “How I Met Your Blogger” Series featuring some awesome bloggers and their love stories. If you […]

The Case for a Couple’s Valentine Celebration

We are had so much fun over at my fondue gift basket giveaway! Thanks to everyone for entering. In the meantime, it has also been really enlightening. I asked readers to share the most romantic/creative Valentine’s Day they have ever had. While there are some seriously romantic answers–pretty sure I can’t top being whisked off to […]

WIN the ULTIMATE “Valentine’s Day Basket” + Blog Hop

Don’t you love LOVE?  You know I love to plan romantic dates with my man! Sometimes a little creativity can go a long way to make up for a lack of funds. But what if you are low on both this year? I’ve got your back this Valentine’s Day! I am excited to be teaming up […]

The Game of Love–Couples Valentine’s Party

UPDATE: I have posted the printables from this party on my Fan Freebie page! My friend, Heidi, is a former caterer and a kindred crazy spirit, so when she asked if I wanted to help her host a Valentines party for some of our friends. Knowing how I love a good Valentine’s date night, I […]

Valentine’s Days Past: Clever parties and dates

I had hoped to be announcing the finalists for the Party Party today, but you all gave us so many great parties to take in, that we are going to need a few more days.  I hope you can be patient with us. And while not every party will be a finalist, they all are […]

Something to Celebrate — 11 years!

Today marks 11 years of marriage for BSB and me!  So I had to pull out a few of the pictures and reminisce. This is a picture of us dancing the tango at our wedding reception…seriously!  We took lessons and surprised all of our guests (not the band, of course), with a choreographed tango.  It was awesome!  I […]

Amazing Dates–Valentine’s Edition LINKY Party!

I know, from comments I received, and emails asking for advice, that several of you were planning an adventure date similar to our “Amazing Race: Valentine’s Edition“, that I blogged about here. I am dying to know how all of the dates turned out, and what creative spin you all put on them. So here […]

Awesome Anniversary Adventures

I pulled off my anniversary celebration last week, and it involved a bit of insanity, so I must share, although I neglected to get pictures of much of anything. This year being our 10th anniversary, I had grandiose visions of tropical vacations, diamond anniversary bands, and all sorts of wonderful surprises. As the anniversary drew […]

Amazing Race–Valentine Edition

Some friends and I put together this crazy group date for our husbands for Valentine’s Day, one year, after they had sent us on a crazy video scavenger hunt the year before (so they could cook us dinner). I’m going to just give you the details of our date. I’m sure you can come up […]