Monthly Archives: September 2009

The Letter “P”

We have a contest underway, yet it’s time for another letter from our Alphabet Date series.  This week we look at all the letter “P” offers. “P” Activities: Picnic in the Park – Spend some time really making the best … Continue reading

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Announcing our FALL in Love Contest!

The long wait is over.  We’ve been planning this for awhile and can’t wait to tell you… Fall is our favorite time of year, and we wanted to celebrate by doing something to help you not only fall more in … Continue reading

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The Results Are In!

We asked last week if you found our Mark Your Calendar posts to be helpful, and the majority wins!  We will continue to post local events every week on Monday, in order to help you make date night (or day) … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday – Day at the Museum

The Smithsonian Institute has named Saturday, September 26th as Free Museum Day.  There are 651 museums participating across the country.  What a great opportunity to enjoy an afternoon together for FREE. In order to receive the free admission you must … Continue reading

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Peace Meal

We all need it, and when we don’t have it we miss it!  What is it?  Peace!  I receive a weekly “Peace Meal” via e-mail.  It comes every so often, but when it does, it is usually the exact Truth … Continue reading

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The Letter “O”

Our Alphabet Dates continue with a standing “O”!  We would love to hear if any of you are taking part in the Alphabet Date Night Challenge.  If not, this is something to consider next year as a great resolution! “O” … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

We would like to know if our readers enjoy this weekly feature – Mark Your Calendar – on our blog.  If it is serving you in making date night plans – please let us know by posting a comment.  If … Continue reading

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Cultivating Our Friendship

We have been away this past weekend at a conference for biblical counseling in Jacksonville, and then a little personal time away in Savannah.  We’ll post “Mark Your Calendar” tomorrow.  For today we thought we’d talk about cultivating a lasting … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday – Sermon Jams

We have a real treat for your soul today called Sermon Jams.   Not only is the web site free, but the message is free as well.  Each recording lasts about 5 minutes, but the Truth it proclaims will follow you … Continue reading

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All The Difference

It’s late, and I’m contemplating what to post that will be beneficial.  Today was a special day, but for the most part it played out like any other, except for one thing; You see, today marks the 31st anniversary of … Continue reading

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The Letter “N”

We’ve made it to the second half of the alphabet date night series.  I must admit that we haven’t had a chance to try most of these ideas, but we’re amazed at how much there is to do and how … Continue reading

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Stewards of our Spouse

A Steward is someone entrusted with managing someone else’s property and doing so according to their interests. Have you ever thought that we are stewards of our spouse to God?  Ben Patterson explains in his excellent message,  The Goodness of … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars

Wednesday, September 16th The Romantic Vineyard’s Annual “Breakfast with your Spouse Day”!  Why?  31 years ago Tom proposed to me on this day right after taking me out for breakfast.  We go out for breakfast each year on this date, … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: The Gospel-Centered Marriage

“Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind … Continue reading

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99 Hours To Save $$

Restaurant.com is having a 99 hour sale where gift certificates to many restaurants across the country are being offered at a 90% discount.  This translates to a $25 gift card for only a dollar!  Sound too good to be true?  … Continue reading

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The Letter “M”

“M” Activities: Making Merry Monday – plan a Monday evening doing all the things that Makes your spouse “Merry”.  This is simply making a list of everything they love and making them all available in one evening. Mountain Climbing and/or … Continue reading

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Tours Available Daily!

We have added what we hope to be a helpful tool – Our Visitor’s Guide; you’ll find it located in the right sidebar.  It walks visitors through all the various rooms available in our Vineyard.  We pray it will make … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday – Labor Day

Labor Day has traditionally become the “last hurrah”  of summer vacation.  We make one last effort to squeeze out another family memory. As you make plans for the holiday weekend, make sure to watch for opportunities to bless your spouse. … Continue reading

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Reflecting Him

The following is a portion of an article titled, Is There Hope For American Marriage?, by Family Life author, Dave Boehi: Few people know much about what the Bible says about marriage. They are surprised to learn that, as described … Continue reading

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The Letter “L”

This week we’re Looking at the Letter “L” for our Alphabet Date Series, and what a fun Letter it is!  We’ve added a variety of ideas – some are free and some are moderate or more expensive in cost.  We … Continue reading

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