Monthly Archives: March 2010

Just Ask

We were asked at a seminar one time what we thought we were most passionate about.  Of course, we had our immediate, cut and dry answers, but the challenge that followed is what intrigued us.  The assignment was to go … Continue reading

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Project 52: The Taulbee’s Jolly Good Time

This month our adventures took us to England!  Well…….not exactly……..so let me explain. The original plan (which I cant share with you right now because my husband reads these posts, and I’ll probably try it again another time!) included a … Continue reading

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Why We Blog

This past weekend we attended Memorial Services for two young men, age 22 and 21 – they were separate services, completely unrelated.  One was held Saturday morning, the other Sunday afternoon.  We also shared dinner with two separate couples whom … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: Get Googling Orlando

The internet has changed our world forever!  Think of it – what started as a resource for businesses, like an electronic phone book, has turned into a social network where we plan our activities, announce our accomplishments and declare our … Continue reading

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A Good Reminder

This past weekend I caught up with a friend I hadn’t talked to in a long time.  She shared with me the joy her new marriage of two years had brought to her life  and how she wished she had … Continue reading

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A Silent Maturity

A couple of weeks ago we began a discussion about “Words” and the effect they have on our marriage – either for good or bad.  We referenced the verse from  Proverbs 15 that says,  “A soft answer turns away wrath, … Continue reading

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Project 52: Double the Fun

What a wonderful date we had on Saturday!  Some long time friends were in town for the weekend, so we spent the day together.  First, you must know it was the first warm, clear Saturday we’ve had in Orlando in … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

What a weekend – it was the first where the weather was absolutely beautiful, and Tom and I were actually able to get outside and enjoy it.  We hope you enjoyed your time together as well! Want to plan to … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: The First Day of Spring

Tomorrow, March 20th, marks the first day of Spring!  This has been the coldest winter in I don’t remember when – so I couldn’t be happier! New beginnings are always welcomed – so why not do something special this weekend … Continue reading

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Husbands…Love!

Concerning the husband’s responsibility to love his wife, J. R. Miller offers these thoughts: “Each member of the household has a part in the family life and fullest happiness and blessedness of the home can be attained only when each … Continue reading

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Project 52: Just What The Doctor Ordered

This week Tom has been very sick.  For most of it I was away on a girl’s basketball camp in Tennessee serving as driver and team mother.  When I arrived home Tom was greatly in need of some tender loving … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

Top O The Mornin’ To You! May you always have Walls for the winds, A roof for the rain, Tea beside the fire, Laughter to cheer you, Those you love near you, And all your heart might desire! This week … Continue reading

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Congratulations…

…to Bob Anderson – our monthly drawing winner this month! Bob Anderson just so happens to be a good friend of ours.  He and his wife Bonnie have been married…longer than us, and have offered us a listening ear and … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: Encouragement

“But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called “today,” that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.”    Hebrews 3:13 ESV How often we need encouragement to see that we’re making progress in … Continue reading

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Where We’ve Been

Yesterday, Tom shared his practice of offering a soft answer whenever I’m angry or having an emotional meltdown.  I wanted to share with you my side – being the recipient of Tom applying this scripture to our relationship. First of … Continue reading

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Where Are We Going?

This is a good question we should ask ourselves often:  Where do we want to be 10, 15 or 20 years from now in our marriages?  Once you have a clear vision in view, the next question is: What choices … Continue reading

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Project 52: Cool Picnic

This week was Tom’s turn to plan our date.  I was so excited as I left the house for a hair appointment due to his hints at our special evening.  How fun to be away for the afternoon anticipating our … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

How grateful I am to God for the Marriage Covenant.  It sees us through good days and bad days – for better or worse;  The worse can be defined by circumstances or sometimes simply by the way we “feel”.  I … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: Wisdom Speaks

Wisdom from 170 years ago still speaks as clearly today. If you have found a husband/wife with whom to share life’s journey, you have within reach the ability to be the happiest of all earthly creatures. Marriage is a gift! … Continue reading

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The Marriage Dance

Each morning I enjoy time alone with the Lord – reading His Word, praying for my husband, my family, friends and for the day ahead. I usually write out my prayers along with my thoughts in my journal allowing me … Continue reading

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