Category Archives: Date Night Ideas

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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Doing This One Thing Helps Anniversaries Become A Lasting Memory

40 years! Today marks our 40th wedding anniversary. I started a tradition I didn’t know was a tradition until I had been doing it regularly each anniversary. It’s one of those things that has become precious to us as the … Continue reading

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6 Last Minute Valentines Ideas To The Rescue

There are couples who go all out for Valentines Day because they enjoy it. Whether you spend a ridiculous amount of money to dine out with the crowds (hardly romantic in my humble opinion), or maybe you buy stereotypical gifts … Continue reading

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A Dozen Valentine Ideas 4 U

Valentine’s Day. Many people roll their eyes just thinking of it. You may think it hokey. You may think it a gimmick instigated by the card and chocolate industries to get you to part with your money. But what if … Continue reading

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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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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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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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2018 Date Night Challenge – The Letter “T”

We are a bit behind on our monthly date challenge, but that hasn’t deterred us from pressing on. Tom, who happens to be my favorite “T” planned a special afternoon TEA for me at a local TEA shop. I am … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

We haven’t shared some of our favorites in a while. So this week we’re focusing on Fall Date Ideas we’ve come across. Enjoy… Les and Leslie Parrot 10 Romantic Fall Dates With Your Spouse 10 Cool Weather Ideas To Warm … Continue reading

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2018 Date Night Challenge – The Letter ‘S”

Some letters are easier to plan dates around than others. This one was super easy and always a favorite of ours. SUNRISE, SEA, SUN, SAND AND SEAFOOD Living near the beach this one is a date we enjoy often, but … Continue reading

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2018 Date Night Challenge – The Letter “R”

Tom planned for us to enjoy some R & R on this date, and I must say it was all that and more! We went to ROCK Springs for a RIVER tour in a transparent kayak. We RELAXED on the … Continue reading

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2018 Date Night Challenge – The Letter “Q”

I remember the last time we did the alphabet dates I had the letter “Q” as well. Can I just say I think I should get extra points since this letter is so difficult? But I’m Quite happy to say… … Continue reading

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2018 Date Night Challenge – The Letter “P”

Tom planned something that I love to do on this date–go to a PLAY. This one was The Wiz, one I had not seen before. Being an avid fan of The Wizard of Oz, I was really looking forward to … Continue reading

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2018 Date Night Challenge – The Letter “O”

I struggled with planning this date because I wanted to do something different that Tom would enjoy. Of course there are the obvious “O’s” from which one could choose, but like I said I wanted something fun and unique. Then … Continue reading

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2018 Date Night Challenge – The Letter “N”

This date was simple, but stands out as a favorite! Tom went with a “New York” theme starting with NEW YORK STRIP steaks cooked perfectly on the grill. 😊 I made a playlist on our Amazon Prime Music account of … Continue reading

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Local Date Night Gems – Datin’ At The Crepevine

Today’s post is by a close friend and fellow blogger, Bonnie Anderson. We were talking recently about a great place she and her husband discovered that I had never been to. I asked if she would share her experience with … Continue reading

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Stay Cool This Summer With These 7 Hot Date Ideas

Ah, Summer. The time to venture outside into the sunshine and warmth of longer days. Unless… …you live in Florida. Summer here is humid…                                 … Continue reading

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2018 Date Night Challenge – The Letter “L”

Our date began with a delicious LOBSTER dinner that Tom grilled for us. I normally prefer crab legs to lobster, but this 1.5 lb. lobster tail was cooked to perfection. Next, we set up our LIVING room for a night … Continue reading

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2018 Date Night Challenge – The Letter “K”

Kayaking! The first time we went kayaking was through Groupon where we got half-price tickets to a Full-Moon Paddle on Lake Maitland. It was a great experience. We discovered that we love this sport, even more than canoeing. Kayaks are … Continue reading

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