Category Archives: Dinner 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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(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: 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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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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Romantic Night Time Picnic Date

Last night Tom and I had a picnic under the stars, and it was wonderful. We found out that our favorite small town, Winter Park, was hosting the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra in the park located in the center of downtown. We … 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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Celebrate National Lasagna Day

If you’re Italian you don’t need a day like this on the calendar. But if you aren’t–this is the perfect time to celebrate a classic dish. Today is  …and several restaurants in the Orlando area are offering the dish at … Continue reading

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6 Date Ideas To Help Build Marriage Friendships

Most times when we think of a romantic evening, it’s just for the two of us. But there are times when it is fun to invite your closest married friends over for a nice evening  together. And if you don’t … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey Date Night Idea

I don’t know how we hadn’t heard of Downton Abbey until recently, but we hadn’t. However we’ve managed to catch up on all three seasons in three short months. 🙂 When our GYRO Challenge was to pick a country as … Continue reading

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GYRO Week 4 – Passport Date

We love to travel, but sometimes it just isn’t possible to go away to a place of your dreams. That’s the idea behind this week’s theme. Pick a country you’ve always wanted to go to and plan a night around … Continue reading

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13 Fall Dates – #5

We hope you’ve been enjoying our date night ideas as much as we’ve been enjoying the fall weather in Northern Georgia. It’s amazing how much more inspired one can be to write about this beautiful time of year when it … Continue reading

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13 Fall Dates To Warm Your Heart!

We love this time of year. The color, the cooler temperatures, the scents and most of all, the food. Everything is focused on warming your heart. In an effort to help make this Fall the best it can be, we’ve … Continue reading

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Dinner Date Night Ideas

We’ve all experienced the not-so-pleasant moments when you have a dinner date night scheduled, but nothing planned: “Where do you want to go for dinner?” “Oh, I don’t know, you pick!” “I don’t really care one way or the other.” … Continue reading

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Bento Box Date Night

Ok. This is a total foodie type date night, but I couldn’t resist. These Bento boxes are amazing! And there is no limit to the themes you could try, except your budget, of course. We are very aware of budget … Continue reading

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7-11 Date Night Idea

In case you hadn’t noticed today is July 11th, commonly referred to as 7-11.  There is a convenience store so named because it used to represent the hours the store was opened, 7a – 11p. It also happens to be … Continue reading

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Dinner Date Dilemma

Have you ever had one of those nights where neither of you have a preference for where  to eat out, so no one can decide? We certainly have, and we’ve learned it’s best to have a plan. We’ve recently discovered … Continue reading

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Backwards Date Night Idea

This year on Valentines Day we did something we’ve never done before–we had a backwards date night. Here’s how it works: Write your love a invitation backwards so they have to use a mirror to read what you’ve written. Tell … Continue reading

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The Romantic Gourmet Date Night Idea

I’ve always loved cooking, even before I knew how to cook. As a kid I remember watching a show called “The Galloping Gourmet.” His name was Graham Kerr and was from England. He made cooking look like fun – he must … Continue reading

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Romantic Orlando – Antonio’s Italian Cafe and Market

Our next offering in our Romantic Orlando series is one of the places we frequent on our weekly Monday date nights. Antonio’s Italian Cafe and Market. Antonio’s has been in business in the city of Maitland, since 1989. It has … Continue reading

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Romantic Orlando – Yellow Dog Eats Bistro

There is a little town to the south and west of Orlando called Gotha. It was established in 1879 by a German Immigrant who named the town after his home town of Gotha, Germany. If you didn’t know it was … Continue reading

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