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Project 52: Date Night week before last

Last week I was out of town and I left on the day that I normally post about our dates, so this is from that week, if I can remember what we did....

We had a super low key date night because there was an event at the church on Friday night and Saturday day and Hannah and I were leaving on the following Monday, oh yeah and I helped with coffee hour at church that Sunday.  A much busier weekend than what we are accustomed to to say the least. 

I dropped by the dollar bin at Target again and picked up a little Toy Story game book with the special marker that makes things appear on the pages.  It was actually a lot of fun.  We went through the entire book and talked a little smack in some of the games, even though the majority of them are luck of the color.  It was nice to have a little respite and coloring on such a busy weekend. 

It is a new month and the ownership of the date night should switch to Joel.  His birthday is this weekend, so I might have to make up for missing last week with a really nice night this week.  I bought a Jenga the other day and thought we might try our hand at truth or Jenga one of these nights. 

Thanks for dropping by!  I look forward to reading around for some great ideas!

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  1. We're stuggling for date night mojo at the moment - just lack of time - but at least remembering this means that we are talking more than before. Every minute counts! xo

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  2. I am all for low-key. We can't be brillant every date! (Thankfully) We have just had our 20th and I feel like we have done it all already. I guess we just have to start over again. Happy birthday Joel.

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  3. i love low key dates. more time to focus on each other. thanks for sharing!
    tiffany {Simply Modern Mom}

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