Monthly Archives: March 2019

2018 Date Night Challenge – The Letter “Y”

I know it’s 2019, but life got really busy around the holidays and we had to put our last two letters on hold. That’s the thing with challenges, you can pick up where you left off. The important thing is … Continue reading

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Vintage Post—9 Tips For Spring Cleaning Your Marriage

(Originally posted on March 13, 2013) Photo Credit: Imperfect Homemaking blog There was a day when people invested time and energy in cleaning their home from top to bottom each and every spring. I know because we lived next door … Continue reading

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Spring Has Arrived – Plan To Enjoy It Together

Today is the first official day of Spring! Yay! I love this time of year. In Florida we can still enjoy the outdoors before the suffocating heat of Summer arrives. I want to pass on some great date ideas to … Continue reading

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Three Types of Transition in Marriage

Transition #1 In childbirth it’s the time when birth is eminent. Pain precedes birth bringing joy unimaginable. Imagine if a woman in the throes of labor, decided to quit when the time of transition arrived. Transition is when the labor … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

I have finally found time to read other blogs and I am being blessed in the process. Some are not marriage blogs, per se, but the truths can be applied to your marriage. I pray these selections will cause your … Continue reading

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Listen, Ask, Repeat – A Key To Effective Communication

I’ve spent 24 of the last 35 days away from home helping to care for our daughter and her family post-surgery. Tom was with me most of that time. A great benefit of retirement is that what I used to … Continue reading

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Making Up For Lost Time

When was the last time you planned something your spouse wasn’t expecting? Since Daylight Saving Time begins tomorrow night, why not think of a way to surprise them this weekend as a way of making up for lost time. 🙂 … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday Traditions in Marriage

Today is Ash Wednesday. The first day of Lent–marking the first of 40 days leading up to Easter Sunday. The most important season on the Christian calendar Most of you are probably familiar with the traditions surrounding this day–fasting from … Continue reading

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Cut Off The Fuel That Feeds The Fire

Always be kind. That’s what our parents taught us growing up. “Kindness begets kindness,” they would say. But in the heat of the moment many forget to put their kindness on display. I remember my husband telling me about an … Continue reading

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