Category Archives: Dating Your Spouse

2018 Date Night Challenge

Is it just us or does life seem to be really serious and challenging right now? We have felt this way most of the year, and it doesn’t seem to be letting up. If anything it’s ramping up to a … Continue reading

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Monday Date Night Prompts – Rendezvous

One of the thing that is so romantic about dating before you get married is meeting together in out of the way places to talk and get to know each other a little more. Tom and I wanted to recapture … Continue reading

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Monday Date Night Prompts – Picnic Ideas To Mix and Match

I’m sure you’ve enjoyed a picnic or two since you’ve been married. But today’s prompt mixes up the traditional picnic to make it something special. Pick Your Menu Hot Meal from a favorite restaurant picked up while on your way … Continue reading

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Monday Date Night Prompts – Skyward

I am a Florida native and have grown up with the Space Program in my backyard. I have many precious memories watching rockets, space shuttles and satellites being launched into orbit. As an added bonus, we have a great view … Continue reading

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Monday Date Night Prompts – Explore

  The weather is beautiful this time of year for most places. But Florida outdoes herself in the Spring, if I say so myself. Tom and I drove to the other side of town this past weekend to check out … Continue reading

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Monday Date Night Prompts

If you’ve read our blog long, you know that Monday has always been our date night–for as long as I can remember. We chose Mondays because it was our pastor’s day off and no church meetings were ever scheduled on … Continue reading

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Romantic Jenga

Our daughter and son-in-love made us a very creative gift for our birthdays this year. They made us a life-sized Jenga game to keep at our cabin, and it is an absolute blast to play, albeit dangerous if you happen … Continue reading

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It’s About TIME!

You’re most likely familiar with Jim Croce’s #1 single from the 70’s, Time In A Bottle. If you’re not, you need to be! It’s one of those songs that communicates the value of lasting love. This man shares his desire … Continue reading

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Laughing Place Challenge

One of my favorite Disney movies is Song Of The South about the tales of Uncle Remus and his crafty friend, Brer Rabbit. He is always outsmarting Brer Fox and Brer Bear, and I love the scene when Brer Fox had … Continue reading

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Ten 30-Minute Dates To Help You Connect And Unwind

Life is busy, and it’s hard to find the time to connect together much-less unwind. This is why we’ve come up with ten ideas for you to try when you have 30 minutes to spare. Rules for 30-Minute Dates No … Continue reading

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Plan Some Green Romance

Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day, and it’s a Friday. Why not make some special plans for your sweetie on this Irish holiday? Wear green all over and all under Make a traditional Irish meal together–Corned Beef and Cabbage or the … Continue reading

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Romantic Friday – Apple Of My Pie

Did you know that tomorrow is a holiday? It’s National Pie Day, the day when we celebrate this all-American creation. What’s your favorite pie? What’s your spouse’s favorite? Pies have always been a special part of our family’s traditions. When … Continue reading

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Intentional Tourist – Finding Romance In Your Own Backyard

Tourist. Most of us have been one from time to time. The definition of a tourist is: a person who is traveling or visiting a place for pleasure. Have you ever considered becoming a tourist in your own city? Looking … Continue reading

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A Fall Bucket List For Two – Engaged Marriage

Engaged Marriage – Dustin has been hosting this marriage blog for years, and he has quite the tools to help your marriage grow stronger. I am grateful for the opportunity he’s given me to be a regular guest blogger on … Continue reading

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52 Uncommon Dates – An Interview And A Giveaway

We were recently asked to review a new book available on Amazon titled, 52 Uncommon Dates, A Couple’s Adventure Guide For Praying, Playing And Staying Together, by Randy Southern. And we are so glad we were asked. This book is … Continue reading

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New Tradition: Making Monday A Funday

Why is it that Mondays are always dreaded? Consider these two songs that were at the top of the charts in their day: Rainy Days And Mondays, by the Carpenters Monday, Monday, by The Mamas And The Papas But Tom … Continue reading

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Beatles Date Night Idea

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 50 years since The Beatles first stepped foot in America appearing on the Ed Sullivan Show. We recorded the star-studded Grammy Celebration, which gave me a great idea for our Valentine’s dinner this … Continue reading

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‘Twas A Christmas To Remember

I’ve written the following poem for your enjoyment, but in addition, we believe it displays a possible reason many who read our blog struggle to romance their spouse in big and special ways. However, romance is much more than the … Continue reading

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Creative Dates Inspired By The Song Of Solomon – Part 5

Today we offer our final date idea as thought of while reading the most romantic book in the Bible. We hope you’ve enjoyed every one, but please know this list is in no way exhaustive. We are certain we have … Continue reading

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Creative Dates Inspired By The Song Of Solomon – Part 4

Date #7 – Carriage Ride King Solomon made himself a carriage from the wood of Lebanon. He made its posts of silver, its back of gold, its seat of purple; its interior was inlaid with love by the daughters of … Continue reading

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