Monthly Archives: April 2009

The Letter “A”

Since I was the first one to plan one of our Alphabet Dates, I really wanted to do something unique and special.  I got the unique part fine, but it wasn’t so special.  I took Tom to the Exotic Car … Continue reading

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Orlando Restaurant Week

Prix Fixe Menu Specials Starting May 1st (Friday) and running until May 7th is an annual event called Orlando Restaurant Week. This is one week set apart for locals to try out new venues for one set price.   The costs … Continue reading

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Winter Park Paint Out

Starting today the city of Winter Park will be hosting a Paint Out to benefit the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Garden. What is a Paint Out?  It’s where 24 professional artists have been commissioned to paint original art work … Continue reading

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Alphabet Dates

This is an idea I just heard about that I have to share with you!  The idea is to start at the beginning of the alphabet and take turns planning a date around that letter.  There are obviously 26 letters … Continue reading

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Blues at the Winery

“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life”  – Berthold Auerbach This weekend The Lakeridge Winery in Clermont will be hosting it’s Blues at the Winery event.  The cost is only $2 per person.  What better way … Continue reading

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Are You Listening?

How often do we tune out the voices of those around us?  We get so caught up in our duties and schedules that we miss wonderful opportunities to bless our spouse. Recently Tom mentioned briefly on the phone that he … Continue reading

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My “Fair” Lady

Do you have fond memories of the fair?  Funnel cakes, deep fried corn on the cob, steaming-hot corn dogs on a stick, or a huge swirl of pastel-colored cotton candy?  Who can forget the candied or caramel apples or the … Continue reading

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A New Venue

There’s a new theatre or should we say “old” theatre that has been restored to it’s former glory!  It’s called the Garden Theatre, and it is located in the heart of downtown Winter Garden.  This weekend they are featuring live … Continue reading

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Mercy Triumphs Over Judgment

This is the week traditionally called “Holy week”;  Christians celebrate the greatest gift of all – Christ’s death and resurrection all year long, but especially so this week leading up to Easter Sunday.  What a great time to reflect on … Continue reading

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Taking Turns

Here’s a great idea we discovered recently:  Set aside one night each week as your date night and make every effort to keep it on the same night.   Take turns planning your date following these simple rules: It must last … Continue reading

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