Monthly Archives: August 2010

Project 52: The Taulbees Visit Italy

For those of you who don’t remember, Jeff and Vicki Taulbee are good friend of ours who have taken the Project 52 Challenge, but tweaked it down to fit their schedule.  Vicki plans a special date once a month to … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

School is back in session; the days are getting shorter. The store shelves are lined with fall decor. Labor Day is one week from today; it’s the official end of summer. Why not plan a Kiss Summer Goodbye for Two … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: Meet Chad and Sarah Markley

We have had the privilege of getting to know this couple through the blog Sarah writes titled, Best Days of My Life.  She is an excellent writer, but what makes her writing worth reading is her heart to serve God … Continue reading

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A Walk Through The Vineyard

It is August.  This is the month when the fruit on the vine is examined and carefully pruned to make for the highest quality harvest.  There can be an abundance of fruit, which produces a less-than-average quality of grape.  What … Continue reading

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Harvest Time

We have one winery nearby in a small town called Clermont just west of Orlando.  Lakeridge Winery had their annual Grape Stomp Harvest this past weekend.  We’ve always wanted to go, but haven’t been able to yet.  However, a good … Continue reading

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Project 52: Tom’s Turn

This week Tom planned our date, and it was great! First, we got in the car, and he knew exactly where we were going.  I know I’ve said it before, but I LOVE it when he has a plan.  It’s … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar + Lighten Up Challenge

Ladies and Gentlemen, We’re about to engage in a race together around a very familiar track – LIFE.  We take a lap a day, and it can become quite predictable for all of us.  We have decided to add to … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday : A Challenge That Will Make You…

…LAUGH! That’s right!  How would you like to take us up on a challenge to look at the lighter side of life – to actually (LOL) laugh out loud, when you would normally react in anger? It’s a simple challenge … Continue reading

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Solving the Puzzle

Yesterday was Tom’s birthday.  I love birthdays and enjoy planning something special throughout the day. It started with making Tom’s coffee and having it ready for him as he got out of the shower.  Then, I had a bag of … Continue reading

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Great Song List

Last week for our monthly giveaway we asked our FB fans to share with us their favorite romantic song of all time.  The selections were great and varied, some were familiar and some we have never heard of.  One member … Continue reading

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Project 52: Comfort Food

This weekend Tom had to go out of state for his work.  He would be coming home on Monday night – our regular date night.  On top of this our daughter was having her wisdom teeth removed on Monday morning.  … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

Welcome to another week in the life of your marriage.  What will it hold?  What memories are waiting to be made?  How will life and love play out in this 7 day period? Recently, I had the privilege of listening … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: Every Life Has A Story

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“If You Could See What I See”

This is the title of our monthly winner’s favorite love song, and it got us thinking about perspective.  We all have a unique perspective when it comes to life, love and happiness. Here is a video of this beautiful song … Continue reading

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Project 52: Come Away With Me

Our date this week is one of those you anticipate for weeks and weeks.  While most dates are not so significant, this one certainly was.  Last night Tom took me to see Norah Jones in concert!  It was a wonderful … Continue reading

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Clinging Vines

The image was clear the minute I read the sign, “The Clinging Vine”.  It was one of those signs where a business sponsors a certain section of road in order to keep it clean from trash. It was probably the … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

Here is the list of what’s happening in Central Florida this week.  Make plans to have a special date with your spouse: CENTRAL Winter Park – Popcorn Flicks in the Park in beautiful Lake Island Park.  On Thursday, August 12th … Continue reading

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Please Stand By…

I spent the entire day yesterday at a Family Feud taping with my family – yes, we’ve made it this far.  Unfortunately, we were there twelve hours and got bumped until the next taping. So, please forgive the lateness of … Continue reading

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A Keeper

Laid out on my bedroom floor are 32 years of memories. All taken from my special drawer – the place where I put things which are too precious to throw away. There is a plaque of our wedding invitation a … Continue reading

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Four For A Dollar

It was the week of Thanksgiving, and I was set on trying a new creamed corn recipe for the holiday.  Having a large extended family I was going to need a lot of corn – 24 ears to be exact.  … Continue reading

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