Category Archives: Outdoor Dates

Romantic Orlando: Sunrise – Sunset

Living in Florida we have an advantage over every other state in the union; we have an east coast and a west coast. This gave us an idea for a unique date day; we have yet to do it because of … Continue reading

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Let’s Take A Walk

So many times when life is hard and the circumstances are difficult, we’ll say these four words – Let’s Take A Walk.  Walking provides perspective.  It provides much needed contemplation.  It’s simply the best way to pull back and re-access … Continue reading

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Romantic Sleigh Ride – Florida Style

When Tom got home from work yesterday he asked if I would get the mail. When I opened the door going into our garage – I screamed! There, parked in Tom’s space was a silver convertible! I found out he … Continue reading

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Time In A Bottle Date

If you haven’t heard Jim Croce‘s famous song, Time In A Bottle. Take a moment to listen to it below: One of the best gifts of marriage is being able to enjoy God’s creation together, whether it’s on exotic trips … 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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Date Night Idea: Fall In Love

This date night idea is to help you welcome Fall once again.  Think of when you fell in love – what places did you visit?  What foods did you enjoy?  Make a list of everything you can think of that … 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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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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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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Full Moon Paddle

This past weekend I was able to completely surprise Tom, and it was so much fun! A few months ago I joined “Groupon“.  You may have heard of it, but in case you haven’t, it’s a free e-mail list you … 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: 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

Before we offer this week’s events, we thought we’d help those who are tired of the same old restaurants.  Below is a list of several places that are reasonably priced and worth discovering in areas you may have never visited: … Continue reading

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Need To Relax?

We’ve found the perfect spot.  It’s called Relax Grill, and it’s conveniently located right on Lake Eola by the Swan Boat rentals.  They are nestled under the trees for plenty of shade during the day, and romantically lit at night … Continue reading

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You Light Up My Life

What better way to communicate this truth than to visit a Lighthouse.  Central Florida is blessed to have one within an hour’s drive that boasts the title of being the second tallest brick lighthouse standing at 175 feet.  Ponce Inlet … Continue reading

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Things To Do

June 18, 2009 Seaside Fiesta The Annual Seaside Fiesta takes place on New Smyrna Beach’s historic Flagler Avenue on the beachside from 5 pm – 9 pm. The Fiesta features four blocks of games, food and entertainment for all ages. … Continue reading

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Looking for Culture?

Thursday, May 21st starting at 6p to 8p, The Heritage Center Museum located in the heart of old Winter Park will be hosting an Open House that is free to the public.  This event is in conjunction with Third Thursday … Continue reading

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Highland Manor Restaurant

Many of you may remember Townsend’s Plantation in Apopka.  It closed years ago and reopened as The Captain and The Cowboy.  After this restaurant was forced to close by the city of Apopka, a new favorite has arrived – The … Continue reading

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Boredom Breakers

Last night Tom and I went to a new restaurant.  We both commented it felt as if we were far away from home because of the new surroundings and cozy atmosphere.  So it can be with our dates.  We find … Continue reading

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Blues at the Winery

“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life”  – Berthold Auerbach This weekend The Lakeridge Winery in Clermont will be hosting it’s Blues at the Winery event.  The cost is only $2 per person.  What better way … Continue reading

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