Monthly Archives: January 2010

Freebie Friday: Master Bedroom Redux Trois

How are you doing at keeping up with our weekly assignments?  We hope you’re starting to notice a difference in your special place. As a review we’ve been (1) practicing making our beds daily; (2) we’ve cleaned out the cluttered … Continue reading

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Take Your Medicine

The Bible says in Proverbs, “A merry heart does good, like medicine”.  How true! It seems to us that life has been quite serious as of late.  We are busy comforting those who have lost loved ones, helping those who … Continue reading

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Project 52: National Pie Day

French Silk Pie You probably didn’t know it, but this past Saturday was National Pie Day.  It’s become quite the annual event in our family, since we love pie!  We love it so much we usually celebrate birthdays with a … Continue reading

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Harmony or Discord?

Even someone without much musical knowledge can hear when someone is singing off key.  It’s like scratching your fingernails down a chalkboard – all you want to do is scream, “STOP!”   How often it can be this way in our … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

Let’s hear it for MONDAY!!! Tom and I have held Monday nights as our regular date night for as long as I can remember.  The advantages we’ve found are:  places are less crowded, it’s something to help us actually look … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: Master Bedroom Redux “deux”

This is week “deux” (two) of our simple bedroom makeover.   Our goal is to refresh and romanticize our master bedrooms in time for Valentine’s Day.  If you’re just now joining us you won’t want to miss our first post.  We … Continue reading

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Mirroring God’s Image

Once again we provide you with an excellent article from Moments Together For Couples.  You can receive these devotionals each day via e-mail.  Simply follow the link to sign up! To Mirror God’s Image Genesis 1:27 And God created man … Continue reading

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Project 52: Word Game

This week I took an idea from Simply Modern Moms and set up First Words Game.  I printed the cards, cut them out, stacked them neatly in two piles – one for Tom and one for me.  We sat in … Continue reading

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No Greater Love

How strong would you say your marriage is? Are you equipped to face the unexpected challenges that are bound to come? How can anyone be prepared? Only by trusting in a Sovereign God who knows us and our spouse better … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

The weather has returned to “normal” this week, so it’s a great time to get outdoors together.  If you’re looking for something special to do – check out the local offerings below!  Most of all – give thanks for your … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: Master Bedroom Redux

Master Bedroom – Before and After In Latin the word “redux” means “brought back, restored”.  So we thought it would be good to spend our next five Fridays talking about all the possibilities there are in bringing your master bedroom … Continue reading

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The Ideal Christian Life

We came across this essay from Grace Gems, that so impacted us we had to share it with you.  It’s truth applies to all we face today… The ‘picture’ of the ideal Christian life! (J. R. Miller, “A Word About … Continue reading

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Project 52: Feeling Sick

Our first date with the Project 52 Challenge didn’t start out so well, since I had a cold.  But we still managed to make a wonderful memory in spite of it all. Since it was the coldest weather we’ve experienced … Continue reading

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And our monthly winner is…

…Liz Ecelbarger!  Congratulations, Liz, you’re the winner of our monthly drawing!  The prize this month is a special black book to help you in planning your dates for the year.  It’s appropriately called “The Orlando Date Book 2010”.  Included with … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

Tomorrow we’ll be doing our monthly giveaway.  Be sure you’re signed up by joining our blog in the right hand column – or become a fan on Facebook.  We love sharing special prizes with you, our members.  In addition, we’ve … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: A Fresh Look

Today we offer you a fresh look at a familiar passage of scripture as shared from the book, Counsel From The Cross, by Elyse Fitzpatrick and Dennis E. Johnson.  Please take a moment to slowly consider what they are saying … Continue reading

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Journey Worth Your Time

The Bible tells us about the wise man who built his house upon the Rock, though the winds blew and rains came, it didn’t fall down.  Such a strong foundation for our marriage is the Word of God.  It provides … Continue reading

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Project 52: Date Nights

Welcome to our new challenge for this year!  It’s 52 weeks of purposeful date nights with your spouse.  We found this idea on another blog,  titled Simply Modern Mom where the rules are defined simply: at least one hour a … Continue reading

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Baby It’s Cold Outside

Today we offer you practical ideas for date nights when it’s freezing outside!  In Florida this doesn’t happen very often, but this entire week the temperature won’t rise above the 50’s.  For we thin-blooded Floridians, baby, it’s cold outside!  So … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

Happy New Year!  2010 has arrived and with it the anticipation of a fresh start.  What areas would you like to see change in your marriage this year? Maybe it’s finances, communication, romance, conflict resolutions, etc.   We’re here to help … Continue reading

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