Monthly Archives: July 2011

Making Vacations Memorably Romantic I

Fun in the Sun Pack an “out of the ordinary” picnic lunch to enjoy outdoors.  If you’re the sandwich type, why not go for cold fried chicken.  If you’re the chicken type, why not make some gourmet sandwiches.  Skip the … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

Summer is well underway across America.  Many are away on vacation enjoying the sunshine and the family time together.  But if you happen to be home, why not plan a special night with your spouse?  We offer a variety of … Continue reading

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What About Now?

Do you have vacation plans this summer?  If so, have you included time for the two of you to make a special memory together? It’s easy to let our entire time away revolve around the children, but don’t miss the … Continue reading

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When To Let Go

Today is the first day in almost 13 years that my precious kitty is no longer with us.  He has been sick, and I’ve been putting off making the difficult, but necessary decision. Tom doesn’t like cats, but Wizzer made … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

It’s the time of week when we offer you our specials – that is other marriage blogs that offered excellent posts this week.  When you have some time – enjoy… Encourage Your Spouse Achieving A Childhood Dream – a new … Continue reading

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A Fragrant Aroma – Spontaneous Wins

This past Saturday it was time to say goodbye yet again to our daughter, our son-in-law and our two grandchildren.  They had been visiting from Atlanta, (still a very strange concept for me) for over a week, and we had … Continue reading

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Water Into Wine – Proverbs 9

Proverbs 9.  If you haven’t had a chance to read it – we offer this recording as it is read aloud: This week our city, Orlando, was most likely highlighted in every newscast in every major city around the nation … Continue reading

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Romantic Orlando – Lake Eola Park

The year was 1957.  The centerpiece of Lake Eola had been a small fountain built in 1912.  That was until this year.  The small, insignificant fountain was replaced with what became know as, “The Centennial Fountain.”  And it became the … Continue reading

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The Summer of Wise Living

Wisdom.  What exactly is it?  We may not be able to define it quickly but we certainly know when someone is lacking it. a teenager who foolishly follows the crowd into trouble. a husband who speaks harshly to his wife … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July

What are your plans today?  Still not sure?  We have some romantic ideas you may want to check out in the Husbands Only and Wives Only section of the blog.  After today you may still want to plan a romantic … Continue reading

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A Special Week

Have you ever noticed something very familiar to you in a new a surprising way?  I just did, and it made me smile. Today is Tom’s Mom and Step Dad’s wedding anniversary.  38 years ago they were married and have … Continue reading

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A Special Month

It’s July.  The seventh month of 2011.  In this month we will celebrate: Our nation’s 235th birthday Tom’s Dad’s 80th birthday Two of our grandchildren’s 2nd birthdays My 52nd birthday. If miles were years this month would would be my … Continue reading

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

What a week its been!  We have had a house full of little people playing, running, laughing, crying, cuddling, swimming, whining and loving.  But in the midst of the noise we’ve managed to keep our bedroom free from the mess … Continue reading

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