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Monthly Archives: October 2009
Freebie Friday – Smiles
We love Backyard Burger, and if you haven’t noticed they actually have “smiles” listed on their menu. The cost? FREE. I usually order one each time a drive thru for the best burgers in town! We love smiles, and seeing … Continue reading
Posted in Celebrations, Contests, Freebie Friday Tagged Backyard Burger, Smiles 2 Comments
And The Winner Is….
…David Brackin! David wins our Fall In Love contest and will receive a gift basket made just for them. David and Julie Brackin will celebrate there 27th wedding anniversary on December 18th. When asked how they first met, we weren’t … Continue reading
Posted in Contests, Testimonies 8 Comments
The Letter “T”
Our Alphabet Date Night series continues this week with the letter “T”: “T” ACTIVITIES Trampoline – plan a date that’s bouncy fun! Tailgate – surprise your spouse with game day Tickets and a Tailgating picnic too – sure to be … Continue reading
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We came across this quote that is in true C.S. Lewis form. Are you growing in your ability to swim or are you longing for the thrills you had paddling as a boy? Swim! “People get from books the idea … Continue reading
Posted in Christian Marriage, Growing Strong Marriages Tagged C.S. Lewis, Quote on Marriage, Quotes Comments Off on Swim Lessons
Mark Your Calendar
With Halloween this coming weekend, the Central Florida area is a buzz with Haunted this and Haunted that. Here at the vineyard, this isn’t our idea of a romantic evening, so our list of things to do this week are … Continue reading
Freebie Friday – Devotions for Couples
Dennis and Barbara Rainey are well-known authors and speakers. Dennis serves as Executive Director of Family Life – an effective ministry that has proven to be a great resource for our blog. They have an excellent daily devotional for couples … Continue reading
Time For A Check Up
Just over six months ago we had our first contest: Romanticizing Your Master Bedroom. It proved to be a fun contest and one of our most popular series. So, how romantic is your bedroom these days? With Thanksgiving and Christmas … Continue reading
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The Letter “S”
“S” Activitites: Sunrise/Sunset – Take a ride to the beach either east or west to watch the day break or day depart. If you have the time…I’ve always wanted to take a road trip and do both in one day … Continue reading
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Living in Florida we have had the joy of tubing down a river enjoying the scenery and the cool, refreshing water. There is nothing quite as relaxing and fun as spending hours together floating down the springs. However, it is … Continue reading
Posted in Christian Marriage, Growing Strong Marriages 1 Comment
Mark Your Calendar!
What a beautiful weekend we enjoyed with the coolest weather so far this year! It’s invigorating and energizing. We pray you’ll be motivated to make some special plans this week with your spouse. Here’s what’s happening in our area: CENTRAL … Continue reading
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Freebie Friday – Bloomin’ Onion
Did you know that The Outback Steakhouse and AAA have joined together to provide all Florida members with a free bloomin’ onion with any purchase until 12/31/09? That’s right! If you’re a AAA card holder all you have to do … Continue reading
Posted in Freebie Friday Tagged Blooming Onion deal, Outback Steakhouse 2 Comments
Miracle of Miracles
Remember when you first knew you loved your spouse? Not the first moment you noticed them, but the moment you knew this person was different from all the rest. What was it? Take a moment to think of it, even … Continue reading
Posted in Christian Marriage, Testimonies Tagged Dedications 7 Comments
The Letter “R”
Our Alphabet Date series continues… “R” Activities: The color RED. Plan an evening that revolves around this color – use your imagination or gleen from the list. A few examples – wear red, eat red meat and red-skinned potatoes, drink … Continue reading
Posted in Alphabet Dates 2 Comments
A Sponge or a Spring?
All married couples desire to have it. What is it? Romance. However, romance in itself is not the answer. If it was then all we would need is Hollywood. Romance is the outflow of all the right stuff in our … Continue reading
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Mark Your Calendar
We can’t wait for cooler weather to make it as far as Central Florida – these record breaking hot days are enough to make you want to stay home! But this is the time of year when there is so … Continue reading
Freebie Friday – That’s What It’s All ABOUT!
Although it is officially Fall, it sure doesn’t feel like it here in Orlando. Summer is still alive and well! What can we do about it? Other than complain, we could check out what’s happening to celebrate the Fall this … Continue reading
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No Trick – We’re Tweeting!
For those of you not familiar with Twitter, it’s a way to stay connected with friends and colleagues while on the go. We’ve decided to start using this service to communicate with our followers on a more personal level. While … Continue reading
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The Letter “Q”
Our first thought was, “Q??? What in the world is there to do that begins with the letter “Q”?” To our amazement – Quite a large Quantity! See? And the best part? You don’t have to use it with the … Continue reading
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Tom surprised me this past weekend and bought tickets to see Chaim Topol’s fairwell tour of Fiddler On The Roof – one of my all-time favorite musicals. When the house lights dimmed, the stage came to life with this timeless … Continue reading
Posted in communication, Music Tagged Communication in Marriage, Do You Love Me?, Fiddler On The Roof Comments Off on Saying It
Mark Your Calendar
Don’t forget we have a contest taking place…all you have to do to enter is join our Vineyard. Follow the link located in the right sidebar. The contest ends October 27th! Now for all this week has to offer in … Continue reading