Jessica Simpson Reveals How She and Husband Eric Johnson Keep the Spark Alive

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When Jessica Simpson titled her debut album Sweet Kisses in 1999, she probably had no idea the album title would have such an impact on her marriage to Eric Johnson. But fast forward 15 years later, and the concept is still working for the singer. Because the way Simpson and her retired NFL player hubby keep the spark alive? Good ol' fashion kissing.

"I think the secret to a beautiful, loving marriage is just making out!" Simpson told People. "Don't forget to kiss. It's more intimate sometimes for a lot of people and if you forget that, you forget why you fell in love in the first place. It always begins with a kiss."

Simpson certainly seems to know what she's talking about when it comes to keeping things spicy in her marriage — she and Johnson can't get enough of each other, at least on social media. The parents of two are constantly fawning over each other, whether it's with a silly selfie or in a steamy tweet, the PDA is totally on display.

The two lovebirds got married in 2014 after a four year engagement. The wedding was a total family affair with their daughter Maxwell (who was two at the time) serving as the flower girl and their son Ace (one year old at the time) acting as an adorable ring bearer.

Simpson and her football pro husband tied the knot at San Ysidro Ranch in Montecido, California against a rose garden backdrop. The shoe designer worked a custom champagne-and-gold-multi-layer tulle Caroline Herrara wedding dress with a strapless neckline and a blue ribbon tucked away as her "something blue".

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"The whole dress is embroidered in gold and feels very regal," Herrera told People of her bridal gown at the time. A cathedral-length veil, Brian Atwood shoes, and Neil Lane jewelry made Simpson look like a total princess at her nuptials.

"We are overwhelmed with complete happiness and love having made our eternal commitment," the newlyweds told People post-nuptials. Two years later it sounds like these two are still head over heels for each other. It has to be all those kisses!


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