Category Archives: Free Dates

Close Friends

I love Scrabble.  Tom doesn’t.  Mostly because words are my friends, and he feels outnumbered when we play.  But we don’t play much anymore, which is sad.  Words could be Tom’s friends too, if he would just give them a … Continue reading

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Romantic Orlando – Lake Eola Park

The year was 1957.  The centerpiece of Lake Eola had been a small fountain built in 1912.  That was until this year.  The small, insignificant fountain was replaced with what became know as, “The Centennial Fountain.”  And it became the … Continue reading

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Mullet Hunting We Will Go

Here’s a fun and FREE date night idea.  We got it on the 114 Date Night Ideas smart phone app.  Some of the ideas they offer are pretty generic, but they allow you to customize the dates for your own … Continue reading

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Romantic Orlando – New Smyrna Beach Firerings

New Smyrna Beach is my favorite beach.  And since I’m an Orlando native – I suppose we can officially call it the local favorite.  However, ALL the east coast beaches are simply wonderful.  New Smyrna just happens to be the … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

  It’s interesting how at Christmas and Easter churches are often full of people who normally don’t give much thought about Jesus and what His life, death and resurrection have meant to us.  But for Christians, we know Christmas and … 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: Plan Some Nothing

The pace of life, at times, can seem to be speeding out of control.  We run to this errand and hurry to the next appointment – always wondering if we’ve forgotten something important.  This is oftentimes unavoidable in our fast-paced … Continue reading

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Project 52: I.Heart.List

Most everyone has heard of a Bucket List.  It’s from the movie by the same name and includes all the things you would love to do before you “kick the bucket”. Although we haven’t seen the movie, we like the … Continue reading

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Project 52: The Taulbees Visit Italy

For those of you who don’t remember, Jeff and Vicki Taulbee are good friend of ours who have taken the Project 52 Challenge, but tweaked it down to fit their schedule.  Vicki plans a special date once a month to … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

School is back in session; the days are getting shorter. The store shelves are lined with fall decor. Labor Day is one week from today; it’s the official end of summer. Why not plan a Kiss Summer Goodbye for Two … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: “Friendly” Advice

Actually we have three things to offer you today: The first is in celebration of National Donut Day, which is TODAY. Check out these Freebies: Dunkin Donuts is offering a free donut with a beverage purchase. Krispy Kreme is offering … Continue reading

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Announcing a New Contest…

Dear Readers, Last night Debi and I were invited to see the movie, Letters to Juliet.  It is a story that celebrates true love, emphasizing it’s never too late to find it!  The movie is set in the beautiful vineyards … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

This is the most beautiful time of year to be outside – especially at night.  There are always lots of things to do and places to go, but sometimes the best dates are those where you simply enjoy being together … Continue reading

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Project 52: Laughter in the Rain

This week our normal date night (Monday) was forfeited to celebrate our son’s birthday, so we did it a day early.  It happened to be raining…so we did something we haven’t done much of, if at all…we went for a … Continue reading

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Project 52: Ladder Ball

This week ended up being quite busy with Easter and a wedding, but we managed to have a fun date night anyway! The weather has been absolutely beautiful, so we pulled out our Ladder Ball set and challenged each other … Continue reading

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Project 52: Double the Fun

What a wonderful date we had on Saturday!  Some long time friends were in town for the weekend, so we spent the day together.  First, you must know it was the first warm, clear Saturday we’ve had in Orlando in … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

What a weekend – it was the first where the weather was absolutely beautiful, and Tom and I were actually able to get outside and enjoy it.  We hope you enjoyed your time together as well! Want to plan to … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: The First Day of Spring

Tomorrow, March 20th, marks the first day of Spring!  This has been the coldest winter in I don’t remember when – so I couldn’t be happier! New beginnings are always welcomed – so why not do something special this weekend … Continue reading

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Project 52: Just What The Doctor Ordered

This week Tom has been very sick.  For most of it I was away on a girl’s basketball camp in Tennessee serving as driver and team mother.  When I arrived home Tom was greatly in need of some tender loving … Continue reading

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Project 52: Alphabet Memories

This past weekend we were heading home from a wonderful week away.  We had about 10 hours of driving together with not much to talk about since we’d spent 10 days together alone.  We had talked about everything that mattered … Continue reading

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