Date Night in a Jar

 

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Woop woop!! Billy and I celebrated our third anniversary today and I decided to make him a little gift. I had seen this Date Night in a Jar idea on a few blogs, Life in the Green House and Blissfully Ever After, and loved it! I decided Billy and I needed one of our own.

Here is how I made my jar : )

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You will need: Mason jar, jumbo popsicle sticks, paint, brushes, ribbon and scrapbook paper.

 step2

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As usual I chose pink, gray and white : ) Each color represents a different type of date.
White: $ Stay at Home Dates
Pink: $$ Night out on the Town Dates
Gray: $$$ Dates that need to be planned ahead
Here is a list of some ideas I used. (Yes, a lot of them include drinking haha)
White – $ Stay at Home
Game Night + Drinks
Order in Pizza
She Cooks his choice
He cooks her choice
“Campout” at home
Dinner and a movie in “He picks” (x2)
Dinner and a movie in “She picks” (x2)
Hike Camelback
At home Karaoke night
Icecream Sundae Night
Watch an entire season of a show
Watch the first movie we saw together (Wedding Daze)
Give eachother massages
Turn off all the lights and use only candles
Game Night and Drinks (x4)
Go for a long walk (After Drinks)
Pink – $$ Little Planning
Early Morning Breakfast
Paintball
Dancing and Drinks (x4)
IPic and Drinks
Restaurant Hop (Apps at one restaurant, main course at another, dessert at a third)
Drive-In Movie
Driving Range
Movie and Drinks (x8)
Sporting Event
Go Karts
Casino Night
Gray – $$$ Planned Out Date
Weekend Away – Cali
Stay the night in a hotel
Fancy Dinner
Couples Massage
Concert/Show+Drinks ‘Her Choice”
Concert/Show+Drinks “His Choice”
Wine Tasting and Dinner
Beer Tasting and Dinner
Take a class together
Tequila Flight
Go get a tattoo
Weekend Away – Vegas
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After printing dates on labels, cut small enough to fit on the popsicle sticks.
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Stick your labels on the correct popsicle sticks. I ended up doing 12 gray dates, 20 pink and 20 white. 
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I stuck all the popsicle sticks inside and tied a cute ribbon around the top : )
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Don’t mind the HIDEOUS writing on my label haha, but this is the label on the top lid.
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Once Demi is born and I am done breastfeeding,  we are definitely doing this first!!
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Happy Daddy with his date jar : )
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We can’t wait to use our date jar! We figure it will take 2-3 years to get through 52 dates considering we will have 3 kids soon and will get preggo again! I will try and update how well it’s working and what dates were a hit.Much love : )

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5 Comments

  1. This is such a cute idea, and holy moly…you are the cutest pregnant lady I’ve EVER seen!! I hope I can look 1/4 as amazing as you do when/if I get pregnant! 🙂

    Posted 3.10.13 Reply
    • jaymepierce wrote:

      Thanks so much! I am definitely a HUGE pregnant lady lol : ) I honestly find all preggo ladies beautiful! I am positive you will be GORGEOUS 🙂

      Posted 3.14.13 Reply
    • jaymepierce wrote:

      oooh I just realized you have one of my FAVORITE blogs!! I am JUST starting mine, but hope I can start adding more and having one like yours : )

      Posted 3.14.13 Reply
  2. Tamra wrote:

    This is such a great idea! And also adorable:) I will be making this soon! Thank you!

    Posted 4.8.13 Reply

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