Monthly Archives: July 2010

Freebie Friday: Anniversary Wall of Dedication

We have a friend who recently traveled to France where she happened upon a very romantic tradition.  You may have heard of it, it’s called Locks of Love.  Basically, it’s a chain link fence on a bridge crossing the River … Continue reading

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Raining Romance

It is raining outside as I write this post.  I have always loved the rain – the gentle shower as well as the violent storm.  God expresses His love and care for the earth with the shower, and He reminds … Continue reading

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Project 52: The Taulbees Visit France

Ooh La La!  Today’s post is by our dear friend Vicki Taulbee who excels at romancing her husband.  In case you missed it, we first introduced you to her on this post.  (NOTE: we now post her date the first … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar: Dog Days of Summer

We are full blown into the Dog Days of Summer.  This name was given because of the constellations which appear brilliantly in the night sky during the summer months look just like dogs when connected together.  The days are hot, … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: National Observances

It’s fun to browse through the long list of National Observance days to get fresh ideas for a creative date or romantic plans. Some are quite funny; others are downright ridiculous.  In either case, you’re sure to be entertained just … Continue reading

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7 Links From Our Heart for Marriage

We love a challenge – challenges cause you to stretch yourself in ways you didn’t know you could.  Some are physical, some are mental and some are from the heart.  The following challenge is definitely from our heart to yours: … Continue reading

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Project 52: 30 Minutes To A Memory

Have you ever thought how light affects romance?  Think of it – a dimly lit restaurant invites lovers to come in and sit a spell as opposed to a vibrant, brightly lit restaurant that causes even the slowest eater to … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

First we want to remind the ladies to check out our July Sparkle Challenge – time is ticking away. Secondly, we want to share with you the amazing weekend we had – we attended the wedding of a dear friend … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: Fresh Motivation

We have discovered many great blogs on the internet devoted to strengthening marriages for God’s glory.  We have become virtual friends with some of them, sharing the same passion for the covenant love of marriage. They excel in providing fresh … Continue reading

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Project 52: Wildside and Lakeside

Don’t Forget the Sparkle Challenge for the Wives!  Time is ticking and you certainly don’t want to miss this chance.  For what?  Click here (no husbands, please!) to find out! ____________________________________________________ Our date this week started later than usual because … Continue reading

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Slices

Thank You God, for giving our love LIFE! Do you remember the first moment you went from “us two” to “we three”?  We’d love to hear about it!

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Mark Your Calendar

It’s the 12th of July and time to announce the winner of our monthly prize!  First of all, we want to thank those of you who took the time to comment by sharing with us the number of years you’ve … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: Two For You

We would like to remind all the wives of our Sparkle Summer Challenge.  It’s true most women love things that Sparkle – so we’re offering a challenge to help you add some bling to your marriage! You’ll find the link … Continue reading

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Slices

Today’s Slice brings up this idea in marriage:  Even the best made plans are subject to the “weather”.  The only “whether” we can control is “whether” or NOT we’ll let it spoil our date. Have you ever had the weather … Continue reading

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You’ll Never Know What You’ve Missed!

I recently had a conversation with someone who has been married for decades – like us – yet romancing each other was not something they had practiced.  Their marriage was strong; their love genuine.  She struggles with blogs like ours … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

We hope you have had an enjoyable weekend celebrating our nation’s birthday!  There’s something very romantic about watching fireworks light up the night sky.  We started to spend the evening watching the fireworks in Sanford, but the rain chased us … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: Sparkle for Your Man

This post is for the Wives Only – so we’d appreciate it if the guys would let us have this post to ourselves! Feel free to take some time to visit the Husbands Only Room.  Merci beau coupe! Ladies, as … Continue reading

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Doubling Our Joy

Last week Tom was weeding my flower garden, while he let me float in the pool.  I know, he is an amazing man!  🙂  However, his helping hand ended up accidentally breaking off the top half of my beautiful pink … Continue reading

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