Monthly Archives: November 2018

Date Night Challenge 2018 – The Letter “W”

What a better way to celebrate this date than WALKING IN A WINTER WONDERLAND. Being at our cabin this was easier for us than when we’re in Orlando. Tom took me to Sugar Mountain Ski Resort to watch the skiers … Continue reading

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Date Night Challenge 2018 – The Letter “X” – Xtra Special Advent Calendar

I love it when November has an extra week after Thanksgiving. It makes it easier to transition from one big holiday to the next. If you’re like us, it’s easy for our marriage to take a back seat to all … Continue reading

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Thank Full

As I write we are on the road heading to our daughter’s home for Thanksgiving. Much has changed in our lives over the past 10 years, and Thanksgiving isn’t celebrated in the same way as we did for years! Parents … Continue reading

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Marriage Fertilizer

Two years ago I inherited my late Mother-in-law’s Christmas cactus. It was small and in a temporary container when I brought it home from her house. But the blooms were beautiful. I knew it had potential to be more than … Continue reading

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2018 Date Night Challenge – The Letter “V”

For our “V” date we decided to VOLUNTEER. This is a great way to invest in your marriage while giving to a cause that interests both of you. Tom and I had the privilege of VOLUNTEERING for our state elections … Continue reading

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Countdown Sale Day One

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10th Blogiversary Calls For A Countdown Sale

Where were you 10 years ago? Tom and I embarked on our blogging journey a decade ago thinking it was primarily for our friends and church family to use and enjoy. But God had bigger plans in store. He intended … Continue reading

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2018 Date Night Challenge – The Letter “U”

It’s been a while since we’ve posted about our date challenge. That’s due to the fact that the two letters for October were a “challenge” to plan. I had an unexpected trip to GA to help our youngest daughter who … Continue reading

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Erasing Your Spouse

Have you ever shared something with your spouse and realized they hadn’t heard a word you said? Either they were distracted by their gadgets or the TV, but it was obvious they weren’t listening to you. If we’re honest we … Continue reading

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