Monthly Archives: December 2009

“Once In A Blue Moon”

We’ve all heard the saying, but tonight we’ll get to experience the first New Year’s Eve Blue Moon in 19 years!   A blue moon has nothing to do with the color of the moon – it simply defines the second … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve Ideas

It’s hard to believe another decade is coming to an end!  We’ll soon be calling the year “Twenty Ten”, instead of “Two-Thousand Nine”. With small children it’s difficult to plan a night out on New Year’s.  While our children were … Continue reading

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Vintage Posts

Consider Your Ways was originally posted on December 28, 2008.    It provides great questions to ask as the New Year approaches.

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Mark Your Calendar

I’m actually inspired to post “live” about the events taking place in Central Florida this week.  It’s amazing how refreshed you can feel after a little R & R and a good cup of hot cocoa!  🙂  Enjoy this week … Continue reading

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Vintage Posts

From December 9th, 2008 – This post provides some great ideas for starting your own Christmas traditions as a couple.  They’re worth repeating!

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Vintage Posts

Our computer has been experiencing technical difficulties requiring us to go to Borders to post.  This has been a “time” challenge especially this time of year.  So, in order to serve you, we’ve decided to take a look back over the first … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday – A Gift

We recently watched one of our favorite Christmas movies: It’s A Wonderful Life.  In it George Bailey faces enormous pressures from his work that affects his entire family.  He becomes so depressed he wishes he had never been born.  The … Continue reading

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The Letter “Z”

Over half a year ago we started posting our Alphabet Date Night ideas, and we can’t believe the sun is setting on this series!  It has been fun exploring the alphabet world in search of creative ideas for special times … Continue reading

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Unmet Expectations

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…” or so the song goes.  But is it really?  I have found often times this time of year is full of trouble – the kind that is unavoidable, which leads to a … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

The Twelve Days of Christmas have officially begun.  Actually the Twelve Days of Christmas begin on Christmas Day and end on January 5th.  However, it can be very romantic to do a countdown to Christmas and since 12 is a … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday – Monthly Give Away

Since tomorrow is the 12th of December, and since we don’t post on the weekends, we have decided to offer our monthly give away today! Have we mentioned that we love this part of our blog?  It’s so much fun … Continue reading

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Going and Doing

My husband had a very hectic and difficult day today.   I had a hectic and difficult day as well. Normally Tom looks forward to coming home to relax.  However, our home is in the middle of some major renovations – … Continue reading

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The Letter “Y”

“Y” ACTIVITIES: Yard Sale – spend a morning going to yard sales and then stop for breakfast. Yesterday – recreate a special event from the yesterdays of your relationship. Yellowstone and Yosemite National Parks – watch a documentary about these … Continue reading

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Tradition!

We love the musical Fiddler on the Roof, and one of our favorite songs is, Tradition!  There’s something about doing meaningful things over and over again that brings stability and security to a relationship. I started a traditional Christmas gift … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

Christmas is in the air and so is romance!  In the midst of all the shopping, decorating and baking be sure to plan a special time together.  It is one of the most romantic times of the year!  Make the … Continue reading

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Freebie Fridays – Christmas Music

Amazon.com is offering free music downloads to help you celebrate the season.  They’ll provide one free download each day until Christmas!  So, check it out and make the most of this amazing offer!

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State Of Our Marriage

We have shared with you the excellent daily e-mail devotional titled, “Moments Together for Couples”, by Dennis and Barbara Rainey.  As the year draws to a close they provide some excellent thoughts in today’s reading: Rebuilding the WallsNehemiah 1:3,4 “The … Continue reading

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The Letter “X”

This week our letter is a bit more challenging, since very few words actually begin with the letter X, and those that do are scientific or medical terms – hardly the romantic springboard!  So we’re going to broaden this letter … Continue reading

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Romantic Gifts – Lovespoons

Though flowers are the romantic gift most often associated with Americans, we could grow in our ability to express our devotion by looking to the romantic traditions of other countries.  Wales, for instance, has held the tradition of giving hand … Continue reading

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