Category Archives: Alphabet Dates

2018 Date Night Challenge

Is it just us or does life seem to be really serious and challenging right now? We have felt this way most of the year, and it doesn’t seem to be letting up. If anything it’s ramping up to a … Continue reading

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Secret Message Summer Dating Challenge

NOTE: Don’t miss the form at the end of this post. We’re gathering some info that will help us plan for the future. Thanks! Friday was officially the first day of summer, and it’s a great time to add a … Continue reading

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GYRO Week 3 – Alphabet Date Night

We’re curious to hear how the challenge is going so far? Have you found having an hour or so date each week to be easier and more enjoyable than you thought? What has worked and what hasn’t?  This week’s date … Continue reading

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The Letter “Z”

Over half a year ago we started posting our Alphabet Date Night ideas, and we can’t believe the sun is setting on this series!  It has been fun exploring the alphabet world in search of creative ideas for special times … Continue reading

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The Letter “Y”

“Y” ACTIVITIES: Yard Sale – spend a morning going to yard sales and then stop for breakfast. Yesterday – recreate a special event from the yesterdays of your relationship. Yellowstone and Yosemite National Parks – watch a documentary about these … Continue reading

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The Letter “X”

This week our letter is a bit more challenging, since very few words actually begin with the letter X, and those that do are scientific or medical terms – hardly the romantic springboard!  So we’re going to broaden this letter … Continue reading

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The Letter “W”

“W” Activities Wash your spouse’s feet, and follow up with a great massage. Water Park – visit a local water park. Walk – go for a leisurely walk in your favorite place. Wakeboarding – if this is your thing Where’s … Continue reading

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The Letter “V”

After today we only have four letters left in our Alphabet Date Night series.  It has been a surprisingly fun journey, and one we’ll glean from for years to come.  Now we have to decide what to replace this series … Continue reading

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The Letter “U”

I love the internet for so many reasons…but here’s one in particular;  I remember when my children were little and loved watching Sesame Street, that Smokey Robinson sang his song “You Really Got A Hold On Me”.  It was as … Continue reading

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The Letter “T”

Our Alphabet Date Night series continues this week with the letter “T”: “T” ACTIVITIES Trampoline – plan a date that’s bouncy fun! Tailgate – surprise your spouse with game day Tickets and a Tailgating picnic too – sure to be … Continue reading

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The Letter “S”

“S” Activitites: Sunrise/Sunset – Take a ride to the beach either east or west to watch the day break or day depart.  If you have the time…I’ve always wanted to take a road trip and do both in one day … Continue reading

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The Letter “R”

Our Alphabet Date series continues… “R” Activities: The color RED.  Plan an evening that revolves around this color – use your imagination or gleen from the list.  A few examples – wear red, eat red meat and red-skinned potatoes, drink … Continue reading

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The Letter “Q”

Our first thought was, “Q???  What in the world is there to do that begins with the letter “Q”?”  To our amazement – Quite a large Quantity!  See?  And the best part?  You don’t have to use it with the … Continue reading

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The Letter “P”

We have a contest underway, yet it’s time for another letter from our Alphabet Date series.  This week we look at all the letter “P” offers. “P” Activities: Picnic in the Park – Spend some time really making the best … Continue reading

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The Letter “O”

Our Alphabet Dates continue with a standing “O”!  We would love to hear if any of you are taking part in the Alphabet Date Night Challenge.  If not, this is something to consider next year as a great resolution! “O” … Continue reading

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The Letter “N”

We’ve made it to the second half of the alphabet date night series.  I must admit that we haven’t had a chance to try most of these ideas, but we’re amazed at how much there is to do and how … Continue reading

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The Letter “M”

“M” Activities: Making Merry Monday – plan a Monday evening doing all the things that Makes your spouse “Merry”.  This is simply making a list of everything they love and making them all available in one evening. Mountain Climbing and/or … Continue reading

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The Letter “L”

This week we’re Looking at the Letter “L” for our Alphabet Date Series, and what a fun Letter it is!  We’ve added a variety of ideas – some are free and some are moderate or more expensive in cost.  We … Continue reading

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The Letter “K”

“K” Activities: Kayaking – This is a great way to spend an afternoon together. Kite Flying – buy a kite and go to an open field or park on a windy day.  Or if you’re close by – the beach … Continue reading

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The Letter “J”

“J” Activities: Jazz Music – spend an evening enjoying live Jazz music – in the Orlando area check out Local Jazz Venues. Jetty Park – take a drive to the coast for an afternoon on this beautiful beach. Jets – … Continue reading

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