Free Printable Date Night Conversation Starters

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FREE Printable Date Night Conversation Starters

Jamie here!  We posted this previously as part of our frugal Valentine’s Day Ideas for a night in, but I wanted to repost for those of you who haven’t seen it before.  Now that my kids are back in school, I’m trying to focus on my marriage a little more, and I’ve been thinking that this long weekend might be a perfect time to use this idea again :)

One Valentine’s Day years ago – my husband and I were once again planning an evening in with our four kids because we were a) too broke for both a babysitter and dinner and b) didn’t know any babysitters anyway…

A couple days ahead of time, I decided to think up enough questions to create a little Valentine’s game to play with him.  I came up with several questions, some fun instructions and a few dares and wrote them down on slips of paper.  I folded each one up and put them in a heart bowl and waited for Valentine’s Day.
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Last Minute Valentine Gifts with Groupon

Looking for last minute Valentine gifts?  Get something they’ll really appreciate (and use!) with a Groupon for a favorite restaurant, manicure/pedicure, spa day or massage!
Here are some handy links to the most “Giftable” categories:

Massages ($30 and Under)

Saver Tips Tuesday | 2/11 (Valentine’s Day Tips)

Come link up on Saver Tips Tuesday

Welcome back to Saver Tips Tuesday – Valentine’s Day Edition!

Check in each week to see lots of helpful tips for your everyday life. We will be talking about DIY projects, recipes, tips for organization, ways to repurpose items and more! You might see a recipe post that is a “time saver”, a budgeting post that is a “money saver” or a rainy day activity for the kiddos that is a “life saver”!

This link-up is being hosted by 3 great blogs:

Here are this week’s top tips:

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Each week we’ll highlight tips from our own sites and then you can link up your own posts via the linky tool (any kind of “saver” tip). The linky will be on all 3 sites- so your post will get a ton of exposure! Each week, we will also highlight the Top 3 posts from the linky during the previous week.

Here are the Top 3 Posts from the Linky Last Week:

  1. How to Make Valentine’s Day Fit Into Your Budget- A Mitten Full of Saving
  2. How to Save on Clothes- It’s a Fabulous Life
  3. Frugal Iced Coffee Recipe- Couponers United

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Papa Murphy’s Valentine HeartBaker Pizza only $7!

Do you know what you’re doing for the kids’ dinner on Valentine’s Day?

If you need an easy, fun idea – check out Papa Murphy’s HeartBaker Pizzas!  (See more Valentine’s Ideas Here)

This take-n-bake pizza is just $7 (although prices and participation vary) and comes topped with 3 cheeses and pepperoni or sausage.  They’ve been doing this pizza for over 30 years – and I love getting this for the kids on Valentine’s Day!

Limit of 3 per customer, good until 2/14.

Check out More Valentine Restaurant Coupons!

 

Valentine Crafts for Kids | Heart Crayons

Valentine Crafts for Kids: Heart Crayons

Photo Credit: All You Magazine

If you’re looking for some cute Valentine crafts for kids to give their classmates, these heart crayons are easy and fun to make! All you need are old crayons and a heart-shaped mold to make these colorful art supplies.  I don’t know about you – but I am ALWAYS finding stray crayon pieces around our house, in the van, under the couch cushions… this should be a piece of cake!

Here’s how to make them – and some nice deals on Heart-Shaped baking molds as well:

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Cheap Valentine’s Ideas: 5 Frugal Ideas for Your Honey or Your Kids!

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Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to involve spending lots of money (or any at all) – but if you need some cheap Valentine’s ideas, we’re here to help!  Find more Valentine’s Day Ideas HERE.

Sometimes we need to be reminded to pause and give our loved ones a little extra attention – whether it be your “honey”, your kids, a family member, or someone you know who just needs a special reminder that they are loved.   Here are 5 Frugal Ideas…

For Your Honey:

  1. Have a Date Night “In” and plan some special touches.  After the kids are in bed, make a late supper together, eat by candlelight, listen to grown-up music (No “Kids Bop allowed!), and watch a romantic movie together.  Room for desert?  Try chocolate-covered strawberries or something decadent and delish.
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FREE Valentine Cards | Printable Date-Night Game

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If you’re looking for a romantic date at home without breaking the bank, check out this FREE Valentine Cards Date-Night Game for a sweet and fun night in!  Just print out the sheet of 30 Free Valentine Cards with ideas of fun and thoughtful conversation starters. 

Cut them out and fold them in half,  and place them in a bowl on the table.  Set the scene with some music, special snacks, and get ready to learn more about each other!

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