Category Archives: Creative Dates

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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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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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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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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52 Uncommon Dates – An Interview And A Giveaway

We were recently asked to review a new book available on Amazon titled, 52 Uncommon Dates, A Couple’s Adventure Guide For Praying, Playing And Staying Together, by Randy Southern. And we are so glad we were asked. This book is … Continue reading

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Hide And Go Seek – Mall Version

We have a new date night idea that works great during the hot, summer months, or when your plans get canceled due to weather. It’s to go to your local mall and play hide and go seek. But of course, … Continue reading

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Kentucky Derby Date Night Idea

Today marks the 140th “Run For The Roses” better known as the Kentucky Derby The race begins at 3p. EST. Here’s what you can do–and it’s not too late if you’re motivated! Record the race to watch tonight after the … Continue reading

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Palindrome Date Idea

A palindrome is when something reads the same backward as it does forward, like the family pictured above. Well, I just discovered that this week has been dubbed Palindrome Week because the date of every day this week reads the same … Continue reading

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Beatles Date Night Idea

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 50 years since The Beatles first stepped foot in America appearing on the Ed Sullivan Show. We recorded the star-studded Grammy Celebration, which gave me a great idea for our Valentine’s dinner this … Continue reading

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Romantic Tailgating Date Idea – Oh Yeah!

If you love sports, you are most certainly aware of the tradition of tailgating. But many may have never had the chance to actually experience this in the parking lot on game/race day. So, we thought it would be fun … Continue reading

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A Table For Two, Please – And Our Next Contest!

Since I haven’t been thinking about planning surprises for Tom lately, as I explained in yesterday’s post, I’ve realized I’m lacking inspiration. The best place for me to go for such inspiration is Pinterest. I don’t know if you follow … Continue reading

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R.O.C.K. Your Spouse Around The Clock

One, two, three o’clock, four o’clock rock… Bill Haley penned these words to this classic song decades ago and nearly everyone, no matter how old, has heard. The lyrics are easy and the tune is upbeat and unforgettable. In fact, … Continue reading

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Create Hump Day Traditions

Haha! I absolutely love most of Geico’s commercials. Their writing team thinks out of the box and always makes me laugh. One of my favorites is the little pig squealing, “Wee, wee, wee,” all the way home. But their newest … Continue reading

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