Monthly Archives: February 2016

Leap Day Traditions

   Today is Leap Day! I love the challenge of finding a way to apply a holiday in expressing our love to our spouse in a romantic way. We once knew a couple who were married on Leap Day. I … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

It’s Friday! Time to share with you the posts that qualify for our Specials of the Week. Take some time this weekend to read these. Your marriage will thank you! Encourage Your Spouse A Good Marriage Needs Encouragement<<Lori does a … Continue reading

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Vintage Week – Cultivating Romance

A beautiful garden doesn’t come together and look great all by itself.  It takes planning, plowing, digging and planting.  It takes watering, weeding and pruning.  And it takes harvesting and reseeding to keep the crops coming back year after year.  … Continue reading

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Vintage Post – What Is Biblical Fellowship?

We recently heard it said that Christian married couples who have been happily married for many years usually have one thing in common — they share biblical fellowship regularly.  What is biblical fellowship?  It is communicating with your spouse openly … Continue reading

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Vintage Week – Are You Listening?

We are celebrating our 37th wedding anniversary this week, so we’re providing something special for you while we’re away. We’re calling it Vintage Week where we re-post some of our best posts from past years that you might have missed. … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

It’s Friday and time for our weekly specials worth your read this weekend. We hope you’ll be intentional to read these excellent posts by bloggers we know and respect. Hot, Holy and Humorous Enjoying Sexual Intimacy While Dealing With Infertility<<J … Continue reading

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(Re)Creation Date Night Idea

Tonight is special. I’m planning to bless Tom by recreating a dish that he had when we were in Mendocino, California, on vacation a year and a half ago. I got the idea a while ago, but wasn’t sure how … Continue reading

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How Will You Answer This Question?

We talked with a couple once who had been married for over 50 years. We asked them the reason they’d made it to this milestone. The husband answered… “She has her room and does the things she likes to do, … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

  

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Happy Hour

   It’s that time of the week when we get to share with you special posts that are worth your time to read this weekend. We narrowed the list down, so you can finish by Sunday (Valentine’s Day)! If you … Continue reading

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A Different Kind Of Valentine

This is the week of the year where I am usually planning a romantic dinner for Tom on Valentine’s Day. It started years ago when our kids were still home and going out for the night was too expensive not … Continue reading

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Seeing Grace

Yesterday at our church, Chris Jessee preached an inspiring message on a topic dear to our hearts in regards to marriage. He talked about our need to see grace in all of our relationships–those in the church, in our home … Continue reading

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I Saw It In Her Eyes

Tonight we got a FaceTime call from our daughter-in-love in Tennessee. They are about to embark on a new chapter in their family–they’re moving in March from a townhouse to a house with two more bedrooms and a fenced in … Continue reading

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