Monthly Archives: January 2009

Love Dare Challenge

Love Dare – Day 19 Ask God to show you where you stand with him, and ask for the strength and grace to settle your eternal destination. I John 4:7 “Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from … Continue reading

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Love Dare Challenge

Love Dare – Day 17 Determine to guard your mate’s secrets and pray for them. Proverbs 17:9 “Whoever covers an offense seeks love, but he who repeats a matter separates close friends.” Love Dare – Day 18 Prepare a special … Continue reading

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Love Dare Challenge

Love Dare – 15 Choose a way to show honor and respect to your spouse that is above your normal routine. I Peter 3:7 “Likewise, husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor to the woman as … Continue reading

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Love Dare Challenge

Love Dare – 13 Talk with your spouse about establishing healthy rules of engagement and resolve to abide by them when the next disagreement occurs. Mark 3:25 “And if a house is divided against itself, that house will not be … Continue reading

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Love Dare Challenge

Love Dare – 11 What need does your spouse have that you could meet today? Example: Choose a gesture that says “I love you” and do it with a smile. Ephesians 5:28 “In the same way husbands should love their … Continue reading

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Love Dare Challenge

Welcome to The Romantic Vineyard!  Our prayer is that this site will provide couples many ideas and resources for growing their marriage to glorify God in all things!  We are in the middle of the Love Dare Challenge taken from … Continue reading

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Love Dare Challenge

Love Dare – 7 On a sheet of paper, write out positive things about your spouse. At some point during the day, pick a positive attribute from the list and thank your spouse for having the characteristic. I Corinthians 13:7 … Continue reading

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Love Dare Challenge

Love Dare – 5 Ask your spouse to tell you three things that cause him or her to be uncomfortable or irritated with you. You must do so without attacking them. Proverbs 27:14  “Whoever blesses his neighbor with a loud … Continue reading

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Love Dare Challenge

Love Dare – 3 Buy your spouse something that says, “I was thinking about you today.” Romans 12:10  “Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.” Love Dare – 4 Contact your spouse sometime during the … Continue reading

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Love Dare Challenge

Today we offer the first two assignments in the Love Dare Challenge.  We will post two a day Monday through Friday.  If any of the challenges seem too much to do together – use Saturday and Sunday to divide them … Continue reading

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Fireproof Your Marriage

Many of you have probably heard about or even seen the recent movie, Fireproof, about one man’s story to save his marriage.  It is a powerful story that is worth seeing.  It will soon be available on DVD, and we … Continue reading

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So Much To Do…So Little Time!

This weekend is full of great ideas to enjoy for a date night or date day.   Below are the ones we’ve discovered – as you’ll see there’s something for everyone!  If you aren’t able to go on a date, just … Continue reading

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Final Two D.R.A.B. Date Night Ideas!

#2 – Fondue For Two – Did you know that Fondue got started in Switzerland in the 1800’s?  Read all about fondue’s history HERE.  For your romantic evening start early in the day preparing all the items you plan to … Continue reading

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We Interrupt This Countdown…

We had to interrupt this countdown with the following video.  Although hilarious – it’s our hope that we can help many avoid such a severe trial!  Be sure to come back on Monday when we’ll offer our final two D.R.A.B. … Continue reading

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D.R.A.B. Date Night Countdown Continues…

#4 – Make Your Own Pizza and Game Night – Did you know that Publix sells fresh pizza dough in their Bakery Dept.?  It’s very good.  Why not pick up some along with all the toppings to make your own … Continue reading

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D.R.A.B. Date Night Countdown Continues…

#6 – Picnic Under The Stars – This is really easy and all you need is to transport your dinner outside after the kids go to bed.  If you have a baby monitor, be sure to bring it with you, … Continue reading

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D.R.A.B. Date Night Countdown Continues…

#8 – Indoor Beach Fun – this one takes some planning, but it is well worth it.  Living in Florida we can go to the beach anytime we want, but you’ll never find one as private as your own living … Continue reading

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Top Ten D.R.A.B. Dates

This week we’re starting our first series sharing our Top Ten D.R.A.B. dates.   When our children were little, weekly date nights were very difficult because of the cost of babysitters.  So we became quite creative at planning D.R.A.B. date … Continue reading

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A Banner Year

2009 is a big year for Tom and me – we’ll celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary in February; I’ll turn 50 in July; Tom will turn 55 in August (senior discounts here we come!) and our business, Nass Parts and … Continue reading

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