Category Archives: Project 52

Project 52: The Taulbees Take An “Unexpected Turn”

Today we share with you Vicki Taulbee’s final Passport Date idea for this year.  Hasn’t it been a wonderful journey to see how one couple has implemented creative dates into their normal routine?  We pray you have been inspired to … Continue reading

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Project 52: Husband Appreciation Day!

  Today is day 6 in the Advent Calendar I made for Tom.  Each day he opens a card to discover my thoughts and desires on that day for HIM.  Today was “Husband Appreciation Day”. We were attending an Appreciation … Continue reading

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Project 52 – Advent Calendar

Tom is out of town until tonight.  I miss him – but it’s been a great time to get our home decorated and ready to welcome him cheerfully into the Christmas season.  It is one of our favorite times of … 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: 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: 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: 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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Project 52: Say Cheese, Please

This past week we had two of our grandchildren while our daughter and son-in-law were on their 5th Anniversary Celebration cruise.  It would have been great, if I didn’t have vertigo at the same time.  But God helped me enjoy … 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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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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Project 52: Comfort Food

This weekend Tom had to go out of state for his work.  He would be coming home on Monday night – our regular date night.  On top of this our daughter was having her wisdom teeth removed on Monday morning.  … Continue reading

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Project 52: Come Away With Me

Our date this week is one of those you anticipate for weeks and weeks.  While most dates are not so significant, this one certainly was.  Last night Tom took me to see Norah Jones in concert!  It was a wonderful … Continue reading

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Project 52: The Taulbees Visit France

Ooh La La!  Today’s post is by our dear friend Vicki Taulbee who excels at romancing her husband.  In case you missed it, we first introduced you to her on this post.  (NOTE: we now post her date the first … Continue reading

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Project 52: 30 Minutes To A Memory

Have you ever thought how light affects romance?  Think of it – a dimly lit restaurant invites lovers to come in and sit a spell as opposed to a vibrant, brightly lit restaurant that causes even the slowest eater to … Continue reading

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Project 52: Wildside and Lakeside

Don’t Forget the Sparkle Challenge for the Wives!  Time is ticking and you certainly don’t want to miss this chance.  For what?  Click here (no husbands, please!) to find out! ____________________________________________________ Our date this week started later than usual because … Continue reading

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Project 52: The Taulbees visit Greece

This month I decided to take my husband to Greece for our date night.  Earlier in the month, I had spotted the cutest little Greek restaurant near downtown and noticed a fairly decent crowd enjoying the place each time I … Continue reading

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Project 52: A Home Run!

This week’s date was a home run. Since Tom has been sick with pneumonia he’s had his fill of medications.  The Bible says that laughter does a soul good – like medicine, so this week we planned for laughter and … Continue reading

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Project 52: Playing Catch Up

No, this isn’t a creative new game to play on your next night out – it’s one of those dates that are necessary from time to time. And one we desperately needed after the past two weeks. In Europe it … Continue reading

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