Category Archives: Dinner Dates

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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Romantic Orlando – What’s Cooking?

“Cooking is like a relationship, you can do it because you LOVE it, or you can do it because you HAVE to.  The choice is yours!” – Tom Walter Debi and I love to cook.  We always have, but we’ve … Continue reading

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Casablanca Date Night

Here’s looking at you, kid! Give your spouse a Hershey kiss when they wake up and say, “You know a kiss isn’t just a kiss. Tonight I’ll show you what I mean.”  And leave it at that!  They’ll be wondering … Continue reading

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Romantic Orlando – The Ravenous Pig

I have to admit that when Tom told me he was taking me out for a nice dinner at The Ravenous Pig, I was less than enthused. “I’m not in the mood for BBQ,” I told him. He said, “Good, … Continue reading

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Romantic Orlando – The Chef’s Table

We said yes without even thinking.  How could we refuse?  It was the opportunity to experience dining on a whole new level. We were in New Orleans on business.  Some dear friends from California were there as well and celebrating … Continue reading

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Romantic Orlando – The Melting Pot

Orlando has long been called “The Melting Pot,” because so many people come from other states and countries to live here, The City Beautiful.  There are very few natives, but proudly – I am one!  I was born here before … Continue reading

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Romantic Orlando – Cheers!

We were out recently in the Dr. Phillips area and happened upon a restaurant we had never heard of.  It was called Vines Grille & Wine Bar.  It looked nice.  There were no parking spots available, so we ended up … Continue reading

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Homemade Dinner and a Movie

We have been wanting to see the movie, The King’s Speech, but schedules have prevented us from it…until tonight.  We decided this would be the perfect time, and we were excited. I wanted to fix a dinner that would build … Continue reading

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Romantic Orlando – Alfresco Dining

Date Night! It was wonderful to have a spontaneous date night together tonight!  Sickness produces a gratefulness for health in a way that nothing else can. Tonight we visited one our favorite outdoor eating establishments – Brio Tuscan Grille located … Continue reading

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The 3/50 Project

In this tough economy we must do our part to help our communities grow and prosper.  We recently discovered the 3/50 Project we thought we’d share with you.  Here’s how it works: Most of us like to shop or eat … Continue reading

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Project 52: Mystery Date

This week Tom and I have been quite busy with the wedding of  our dear friends’ daughter.  It was so much fun, but sobering, as this is their last child to get married.  They are officially “empty-nesters”.  We have vacationed … Continue reading

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Project 52: No Place Like Home

This week is packed full of appointments, assignments and a lot of computer work for me.  Tom has been away more than he has been home since September.  Tonight we are both home, but neither of us wanted to eat … Continue reading

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Project 52: The Taulbees Visit Brazil (Texas Style)

After our “trip to Ireland” in September, my sweet husband informed me that HE would be choosing and planning our “travels” for this month.  He especially wanted to do this since it was our anniversary.  So I gladly accepted, and … Continue reading

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Project 52: The Taulbee’s Visit Ireland

Ahhh……the beautiful Emerald Isle! That’s right, our travels took us to Ireland this month. To introduce the travel theme for the evening I covered our dining table with a white tablecloth and scattered some large green paper shamrocks all around. … Continue reading

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Project 52: Meeting Halfway

This week we did something we rarely do on date night; we met some friends for dinner.  However, these friends weren’t friends we see everyday because they live 2 hours away from us. We miss them dearly.  We used to … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

Happy Monday!  We’ve had quite the weekend; thus the late posting of the blog. On Friday some of the girls in our family were on the TV show Family Feud.  It was an unbelievable experience and lots of fun.  We’re … Continue reading

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So Did You Lighten Up?

It’s Labor Day weekend, and I have vertigo!  <sigh>  I’m sure there’s something funny to be said about it, but all I’m thinking of is the 60’s song by Tommy Roe titled, I’m So Dizzy. So, how did you do … Continue reading

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Project 52: Tom’s Turn

This week Tom planned our date, and it was great! First, we got in the car, and he knew exactly where we were going.  I know I’ve said it before, but I LOVE it when he has a plan.  It’s … Continue reading

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Solving the Puzzle

Yesterday was Tom’s birthday.  I love birthdays and enjoy planning something special throughout the day. It started with making Tom’s coffee and having it ready for him as he got out of the shower.  Then, I had a bag of … Continue reading

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