Category Archives: Dating Your Spouse

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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Creative Dates Inspired By Song of Solomon – Part 2

Welcome back! We are excited to share a couple of more date ideas based on the most romantic and sensual book in the Bible–The Song of Solomon. Date #3 – Picnic With A View While the king was on his … Continue reading

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Creative Date Ideas Inspired By The Song Of Solomon

The Song of Solomon is God’s proof that He is all for intimate, sexual love expressed solely between a husband and wife. It’s His idea! After spending the past couple of weeks talking about sexual intimacy, we thought it would … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Lasagna Day

If you’re Italian you don’t need a day like this on the calendar. But if you aren’t–this is the perfect time to celebrate a classic dish. Today is¬† …and several restaurants in the Orlando area are offering the dish at … Continue reading

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9 Fun Dates to Heat Up Your Summer

It’s the time of year when we all want new ideas on how to romance our spouse. The dog days of summer will begin shortly, so why not feed the dog something fresh. Maybe it will forego the normal doldrums. … Continue reading

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Recharging Your Date Nights

We all know what it’s like to have our cell phone, camera or tablet die on us right when we need it most. This can happen to our date nights too if we’re not careful. Imagine life has gotten too … Continue reading

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Thou Shalt Laugh

We happened upon a Comedy Show broadcast on TV that was held at a church in L.A. titled Thou Shalt Laugh. It started out somewhat funny. We chuckled, and laughed out loud here and there, that is until we got … Continue reading

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It’s About Time or What An Alarm Clock Taught Me About Marriage

Our next Barefoot Cabin analogy came when Tom and I were told by our rental agency that we should provide an alarm clock in every bedroom. I can’t remember the last time we actually bought one, so we headed to … Continue reading

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GYRO Week 14 – Flashlight Tag Date

This is our last date idea in our Get Your Romance On series. We hope you’ve enjoyed realizing how fun it can be to stay home and date your spouse. No babysitter, no restaurant bills to pay, just the two … Continue reading

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GYRO Week 13 – Get Lucky Date Night

Everyone knows the number 13 is thought to be bad luck. Hotels skip ¬†numbering a floor with it which has never made sense to me. Just because you choose to go from floor #12 to floor #14 doesn’t mean the … Continue reading

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GYRO Week 11 – Drive-In Movie Night

I know we don’t normally encourage a movie night for a date, even at home, but this one is different. The idea is to pick a really bad, B-rated movie. Believe me, they’re out there. I found one site that … Continue reading

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