Tag: anniversary

  • Pillow Talk Celebrates How Couple Met

    Pillow Talk Celebrates How Couple Met

    Where did your love story begin? Have a “pillow talk” that celebrates the start of something special.  I was 13 years old when I met my future husband. He was 16 years old and rode a Yamaha 55 motorcycle. (The motors were small back then). He was visiting his cousin and gave all the boys on […]

  • The 5 Love Languages for A Happy Marriage

    The 5 Love Languages for A Happy Marriage

    Have you ever wondered what the secret is to a long, happy marriage? I am completely serious when I tell you I’ve found it. I learned it in the book, The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts, the #1 New York Times bestselling book by Dr. Gary D. Chapman. Communication doesn’t break down […]

  • Splurge on a Fancy Dinner | Culinary Experience

    Splurge on a Fancy Dinner | Culinary Experience

    Have you every wanted to try an expensive restaurant but always talked yourself out of going there? I’m guilty. There is an expensive steak restaurant near where I live that I’ve always wanted to try. It’s so close to my house I drive by it almost every day. The restaurant has a great reputation, and […]

  • & Happily Ever After | Anniversary Gift

    & Happily Ever After | Anniversary Gift

    I wanted to do something in honor of my dear friends’ 45th  wedding anniversary but didn’t have a clue. A thoughtful gift for a couple who has been married a long time. While walking through the craft store, I noticed there were large alphabet letters in a variety of materials such as metal, ceramic, wood […]

  • Balloon Room Surprise

    Balloon Room Surprise

    Balloons turn adults into little kids again, especially when they appear in an unexpected place like the office! Turning someone’s work space, whether it’s their office or cubicle, into a playroom of colorful balloons is a great way to surprise someone for their birthday, work anniversary, or to congratulate them on an achievement. Giving someone […]

  • Adorable Pillow Case Sets

    Adorable Pillow Case Sets

    We met Dan and Barb when they became our Realtors during my husband’s home building days. We became close friends and through the years we have shared our life stories. One of my favorites is how Barb and Dan got married. They had been together for a couple of years, and one morning Barb proposed […]

  • Plan a MEGA Date Night

    Plan a MEGA Date Night

    My husband and I planned our first MEGA Date Night and it was legen…wait for it…dary! A MEGA Date Night involves two or more date nights combined into one. My husband and I enjoy going on dates to see an Oklahoma City Thunder basketball game or to dinner and then a comedy club. During our […]

  • 40 Birthday Balloons

    40 Birthday Balloons

    When my boss, Holley, turned 40 years old, my co-workers and I chipped in to buy her 40 birthday balloons. We hid them in her office so when she opened her door that morning, she walked right into them! It was a HUGE bouquet of birthday balloons, and it made a big statement. She couldn’t […]

  • In Case of Emergency Break Glass Money Gift

    In Case of Emergency Break Glass Money Gift

    Do you need a memorable way to give money? I thought so! Sometimes money is the only gift to give to teenagers, graduates from high school or college, or newlyweds who need help paying for a honeymoon. For some reason, writing a check even when it’s what is wanted, doesn’t seem much of a thoughtful […]

  • Rare $2 Dollar Bills | Birthday Gift

    Rare $2 Dollar Bills | Birthday Gift

    Want to give an affordable and rare gift at the same time? A $2 Dollar Bill will certainly fit the bill! My friend, Karen, was turning 60 on her birthday and really not looking forward to it. I wanted to give her something totally unique and definitely something fun. I decided to give her 30 […]