Monthly Archives: January 2014

When Love Requires More Than You Can Give-The Captain and Tennille Story

I grew up listening and singing along with the Captain and Tennille. Their music had a way of sticking in my head even when I didn’t want it too–“I will, I will, I will…” See? On January 16, 2014, after … Continue reading

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Romantic Winds Are Blowing Your Way For Valentines Day

**Don’t miss your chance to enter the incredible Valentine Giveaway at the bottom of this post and to check out more ideas from the sponsors of the giveaway.** I love the opening scene in Mary Poppins where the wind changes … Continue reading

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Happy Hour – #74

Today we want to share with you some great blog posts to help you plan some romance either for Valentines Day, or just because you know your spouse needs it.  Becoming His Eve Backwards/Opposites Date Idea<<Check out this creative date. … Continue reading

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Needed Nuggets Of Wisdom From A Marriage Of 55 Years

My ears perked up when I heard her say, “We just celebrated our 55th anniversary and you know how we got here?” I was compelled to listen intently. Charlotte loves Jesus. Her husband, Rocko, loves him too. They both serve … Continue reading

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Happy Hour – #73

Normally our Happy Hour posts include lots of links to other marriage blogs we believe are worth your time to read and apply in your marriage. But today we are featuring only one post, and it’s not from a marriage … Continue reading

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When You’re Not Living Your Happily Ever After

Face it. Most of us married with rose-colored glasses on. We expected our love would carry us through whatever storms life sent our way. But.life.is.hard. Tom and I married when I was only 19 and he was 24. I moved … Continue reading

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How To Make It A Valentine’s Day He Won’t Forget

Today’s post was featured on the Engaged Marriage blog… Valentine’s Day – Do you have plans? Or do you plan NOT to plan? Sadly, I’ve heard many couples who have chosen to ignore this day because they don’t like the … Continue reading

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Which Key Is The Right Key?

On our two posts this week we asked the question–what is the key to a happy marriage.The answers were as varied as the people/marriages answering the question. So which key is the right key? Trust Love Respect Communication Commitment Forgiveness … Continue reading

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Happy Is As Happy Does

Are you happy in your marriage? I’m not talking about being free from trouble or having an absence of problems, that hardly ever happens in any relationship. I’m talking about being happy IN your marriage. Happy is defined as feeling … Continue reading

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Happy.Wives.Club

I remember a few years ago when I first discovered Fawn Weaver’s excellent website– Happy Wives Club. It was simple and focused on one goal–to find one million happy wives worldwide. She was tired of hearing women tear down their husbands … Continue reading

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