Category Archives: Date Night Ideas

Great Valentine’s Idea for Less than $12

You know I love Valentine’s Day. You know I love to surprise my husband. You know I love creative date ideas. I happened upon this blog at the recommendation of a friend, and I can’t tell you how much I love … Continue reading

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Take H.E.A.R.T. My Love (Valentine’s Idea)

Valentines Schmalentines. So many people are anti Valentine’s Day–even my son who explained why to me this past weekend. “I enjoy my wife everyday, not just one day a year because Hallmark or ProFlowers tells me to do so.” I get … Continue reading

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20 Practical Romantic Resolutions For The Unromantic Husband

Here we are at the start of a new year and everyone either embraces resolutions or runs from them as fast as they can. I get that. It seems resolutions set us up to fail, especially when what we set … Continue reading

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Thirsty For Romance

Date nights can become routine, and during the Christmas season they can become non-existent. Why not plan something special this week while you’re out shopping together? Romantic Tip for this week is to include our Mall Date Night idea we shared … Continue reading

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Make The Most Of Ordinary Days

Did you know that today is a holiday? It’s the day we celebrate the birth of Johnny Appleseed. Now, you may not celebrate it, but you could start. One of the best things about marriage is you always have someone … Continue reading

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Romantic Jenga

Our daughter and son-in-love made us a very creative gift for our birthdays this year. They made us a life-sized Jenga game to keep at our cabin, and it is an absolute blast to play, albeit dangerous if you happen … Continue reading

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It’s About TIME!

You’re most likely familiar with Jim Croce’s #1 single from the 70’s, Time In A Bottle. If you’re not, you need to be! It’s one of those songs that communicates the value of lasting love. This man shares his desire … Continue reading

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Laughing Place Challenge

One of my favorite Disney movies is Song Of The South about the tales of Uncle Remus and his crafty friend, Brer Rabbit. He is always outsmarting Brer Fox and Brer Bear, and I love the scene when Brer Fox had … Continue reading

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Ten 30-Minute Dates To Help You Connect And Unwind

Life is busy, and it’s hard to find the time to connect together much-less unwind. This is why we’ve come up with ten ideas for you to try when you have 30 minutes to spare. Rules for 30-Minute Dates No … Continue reading

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Plan Some Green Romance

Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day, and it’s a Friday. Why not make some special plans for your sweetie on this Irish holiday? Wear green all over and all under Make a traditional Irish meal together–Corned Beef and Cabbage or the … 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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Romantic Friday – Apple Of My Pie

Did you know that tomorrow is a holiday? It’s National Pie Day, the day when we celebrate this all-American creation. What’s your favorite pie? What’s your spouse’s favorite? Pies have always been a special part of our family’s traditions. When … Continue reading

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Romantic Friday: Start A Dinner Club

Tom and I love to cook. And since we’re empty nesters, we can focus on cooking foods we love and experiment with those we’ve never tried. For years we had a dinner club of like-minded couples who loved to cook. … Continue reading

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Intentional Tourist – Finding Romance In Your Own Backyard

Tourist. Most of us have been one from time to time. The definition of a tourist is: a person who is traveling or visiting a place for pleasure. Have you ever considered becoming a tourist in your own city? Looking … Continue reading

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A Fall Bucket List For Two – Engaged Marriage

Engaged Marriage – Dustin has been hosting this marriage blog for years, and he has quite the tools to help your marriage grow stronger. I am grateful for the opportunity he’s given me to be a regular guest blogger on … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

This week we’re featuring one blog for our Happy Hour Special. If you live in Orlando, you will love this resource. If you’re visiting Central Florida, this will help you enjoy more of The City Beautiful than Disney can provide. … Continue reading

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Everyday Romance – Romantic Text

Valentine’s Day is Saturday. You may be giddy with excitement; you may be dreading another expectation on your horizon; or you may be indifferent and could care less. Whatever your mindset, the fact is–you are married; you love your spouse; … Continue reading

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Fall Back – An Extra Hour To Romance Your Spouse

Tonight we turn our clocks back an hour, ending Daylight Saving Time for 2014. Not all areas of the country take part in this annual manipulation of time, but if you do, we have some ideas on how to squeeze … Continue reading

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The Thread Of God’s Faithfulness

Tom and I just celebrated the anniversary of the date he proposed to me. That was in 1978–when the Jesus Movement was in full swing. I remember how in love we were (and still are) and how passionate we were … Continue reading

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A Landmark Year–Life In The 60’s

Tom turned 60 last month. 60! Nothing has really changed to make him seem older, but just saying 60 sounds like he’s reached a new season. And he has. When I think about the past 5 years so much has … Continue reading

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