Monthly Archives: June 2011

S.i.z.z.l.e. Your Space

Day Four – The Letter “L” How is the Lighting in your bedroom?  There was a day when candlelight was the only option, and a good one at that!  It was cheap and very romantic.  Now we have so many … Continue reading

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S.i.z.z.l.e. Your Space

We’re at the halfway mark.  Congratulations on making it this far in our challenge. Day Three – A Pair of “Z-Z’s” The ZZ factor of your bedroom is very important!  How well do you sleep at night?  Today we’ll focus … Continue reading

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S.i.z.z.l.e. Your Space

How did you do yesterday?  The fact that you’re back to read today’s assignment is a good sign. Day Two – The Letter “I” Is your space Inclusive?  In other words, have you considered what is important to your spouse … Continue reading

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Sizzle Your Space

A year and a half ago we offered a five week challenge on “Romanticizing Your Master Bedroom.”  We are wondering how your room is looking these days?  Have the dog days of summer crashed into your space making it stuffy … Continue reading

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Stupendous Marriage

Two little words that mean more than first meets the eye.  I’ll try is a term we give when we aren’t sure we’ll be able to pull it off. I’ll try is what we say when invited somewhere with someone … Continue reading

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A Fragrant Aroma – Sleepless in Orlando

This week Tom was away for two nights on business.  Something I will never get used to.  I don’t like sleeping alone, so to counter his absence I sleep on his side of the bed.  I have found this helps … Continue reading

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Water Into Wine – Proverbs 8

If you  haven’t had a chance to read this week’s chapter – we’ve provided the following video for your convenience.  It’s good to hear the Word of God read because the Bible promises that “faith comes by hearing the Word … Continue reading

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Romantic Orlando – The Melting Pot

Orlando has long been called “The Melting Pot,” because so many people come from other states and countries to live here, The City Beautiful.  There are very few natives, but proudly – I am one!  I was born here before … Continue reading

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Trigger Words of Grace

Mark Twain said the difference between the right word and the almost right word is “the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.” I suppose the reverse of this could be said as well – using the wrong words when … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

We hope you had a wonderful weekend celebrating the Dads in your life.  What a gift it is to have the influence of godly husbands and fathers.  In this day and age where men are belittled on every front, we … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

As a special treat to all the Dads out there, we want to direct your attention to an excellent article featured on the Counseling Solutions website.  It’s easy for life to overrun our lives and we forget our raisin.  Not … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

Family Life Today Out In The Open – an excellent post about the importance of transparency in marriage. GirlTalk Father’s Day Gift Ideas – this one is only for the wives!  No peeking! The Generous Husband It Can Be MUCH … Continue reading

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A Fragrant Aroma – 33

When you hear this number what comes to mind? The age Jesus was when he completed His earthly mission? The RPM’s of classic vinyl records?  Actually, 33 1/3, but it’s close. A not-so-good pair in the game of poker? What … Continue reading

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Water Into Wine – Proverbs 7

7:1 My son, keep my words and treasure up my commandments with you; 2 keep my commandments and live; keep my teaching as the apple of your eye; 3 bind them on your fingers; write them on the tablet of your heart. 4 Say … Continue reading

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Slices

A slice from our vacation last week.  What caption would you give this photo?  Share it with us by commenting below.

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Excel Still More

It’s been 7 and a half years, but it feels like only yesterday.  The Lord took my Dad to his final resting place at the age of 81 in January of 2004.  I miss him – especially this week!  He … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

Photo Credit: Pilgrims and Pioneer Stitches Blog We must admit it’s difficult to think about calendars after being away from it all for 10 days.  We had an amazing time together in the mountains of North Carolina and North Georgia … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

Having been on vacation this past week we haven’t read other blogs to give them our weekly blog love.  However, our monthly Here’s To Us Challenge is the twelfth – two days away.  So we ask you to take some … Continue reading

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A Fragrant Aroma – Capturing Moments

This past week we were on vacation.  It was a much needed time away to renew and reconnect.  We had the typical moments of tension every couple experiences when trying to navigate in an unfamiliar place.  Even with our trusty … Continue reading

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Water Into Wine – Proverbs 6

Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise. Without having any chief, officer, or ruler, she prepares her bread in summer and gathers her food in harvest. How long will you lie there, O sluggard?  When will you arise from your sleep? A little sleep, a little … Continue reading

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