Category Archives: Dating Your Spouse

Five Friday Favorites – Florida, The Sunshine State

I am a native Floridian and I love it here. Even with all the changes in traffic, population, congestion, and humidity, Florida is home. Tom and I have the privilege of traveling quite a bit. With him officially retired we … Continue reading

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Five Friday Favorites – The Games People Play

Welcome to our weekly favorites post. I began this during the Ultimate Blog Challenge, and it was so much fun I’ve decided to make it a regular Friday post. Today I’m highlighting five fun games to play as a couple. … Continue reading

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Vintage Post – “O” Date Night Ideas

“O” Activities: Opera – if you’re a fan, why not plan a night out at a local theater.  We love Phantom of the Opera, and if you click the link…you’re in for a treat.  (Be sure to turn up your sound!) … Continue reading

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Monday Tradition

We celebrated our 40th anniversary in February. And for most of those years we have kept a tradition–a favorite tradition. Every Monday is our weekly date night. You may ask, “Why Monday?” We had a very practical reason. Monday was … Continue reading

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Spring Has Arrived – Plan To Enjoy It Together

Today is the first official day of Spring! Yay! I love this time of year. In Florida we can still enjoy the outdoors before the suffocating heat of Summer arrives. I want to pass on some great date ideas to … Continue reading

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2018 Date Night Challenge – The Letter “V”

For our “V” date we decided to VOLUNTEER. This is a great way to invest in your marriage while giving to a cause that interests both of you. Tom and I had the privilege of VOLUNTEERING for our state elections … Continue reading

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2018 Date Night Challenge – The Letter “O”

I struggled with planning this date because I wanted to do something different that Tom would enjoy. Of course there are the obvious “O’s” from which one could choose, but like I said I wanted something fun and unique. Then … Continue reading

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2018 Date Night Challenge – The Letter “L”

Our date began with a delicious LOBSTER dinner that Tom grilled for us. I normally prefer crab legs to lobster, but this 1.5 lb. lobster tail was cooked to perfection. Next, we set up our LIVING room for a night … Continue reading

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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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