Category Archives: Celebrations

Slices of Our Anniversary Celebration

On Saturday we celebrated our 3rd blogiversary by having 3 couples over for a very special dinner. We served our favorite too – Filet Mignon with Roquefort Sauce. It was a wonderful evening talking, asking questions, listening and most of … Continue reading

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Happy Blogiversary!

We’re Three Years Old – TODAY!! ♥ Wow ♥ We’ve made it three years, and we couldn’t be more excited about what God has done and is doing. We know you’re here because of the anticipation we’ve built, right? So we won’t … Continue reading

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A Deadline Or A Life Line?

I’m making a confession to you today. It has been something I’ve been afraid to mention for fear I would kill my progress. I have been writing a book. It isn’t about marriage per se. It’s an historical fiction based … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

How do you celebrate your wedding anniversary? Is it a special date on the calendar every year where you know you’re going to have quality time together? Or do you simply exchange cards? For the most part we have celebrated … Continue reading

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Six Days And Counting…

Six more days until we celebrate our 3rd anniversary. It’s hard to believe 3 years have passed, and to think we didn’t know most of you prior to our first post. Thank you for following us. We are blessed! Now … Continue reading

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A Fragrant Aroma – Our Naked Date Night

We did it. This has been on our minds to do for a long time and last night it happened. As we were getting out of the car, Tom said, “I’m leaving mine here, and I want you to leave … Continue reading

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Grateful For Life

Today is the one day a year where I pause and thank God for giving me life.  Today is my birthday.  The day my Mom labored to bring me into the world.  I’m grateful she was willing to do this … 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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Cinco de Mayo Rezar

Yes, today is Cinco de Mayo where the Mexican’s celebrate their victory over the French army which took place in 1862.  It also happens to be the National Day of Prayer (Rezar) Why not combine the two by praying purposefully … Continue reading

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He Is Risen!

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What Is The Gospel?

And what does it have to do with my marriage?  Everything, that is if you’re a Christian. This is the week when the Gospel is front and center in the mind of every believer.  It is Easter week, and we … Continue reading

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Milestones

Photo Credit: Pshutterbug Our lives are full of milestones.  What exactly is a milestone? A stone marker set up on a roadside to indicate the distance in miles from a given point. An important event, as in a person’s career, … Continue reading

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Here’s To You!

Last night as Tom and I were reading the entries for our Here’s To Us Challenge, we were quite affected by your special moments.  It became our moment to celebrate.  I happened to have some fresh strawberries and some chocolate … Continue reading

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Come Away With Me

32 years ago today, I married my best friend. My thought at the time was I could never love her more than I did that day…I was wrong! Our love now has grown is so many ways, more intense, rewarding, … Continue reading

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Celebrate Each Day

Today we want to share with you a post we think will help us as married couples, make the most of each day in 2011.  Please take time to read it all the way through.  Lori Lowe , who hosts … Continue reading

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And The Winners Are…

First of all we want to say a BIG THANK YOU to Doreen Hollett, Gwen Maddox Meacham and Carol Crowthers for agreeing to select our winners.  What a blessing that you would do this for us!  Check out some of … Continue reading

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Fragrant Aroma: We’re Two Today!

Whenever we wake up on our Anniversary, we have a sense or awareness unlike any other day of the year.  We’re keenly aware of God’s faithfulness in our lives; His sustaining grace in difficult years, and His abundant kindness in … Continue reading

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First Day of Fall

Today marks the first day of Autumn. This is by far my favorite time of the year.  I know many who feel the same way.  What is it about this time of year that evokes such affection? Maybe it’s the … Continue reading

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Solving the Puzzle

Yesterday was Tom’s birthday.  I love birthdays and enjoy planning something special throughout the day. It started with making Tom’s coffee and having it ready for him as he got out of the shower.  Then, I had a bag of … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: Anniversary Wall of Dedication

We have a friend who recently traveled to France where she happened upon a very romantic tradition.  You may have heard of it, it’s called Locks of Love.  Basically, it’s a chain link fence on a bridge crossing the River … Continue reading

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