Category Archives: Holidays

3 Ways Easter Makes A Difference In Marriage

Easter is without a doubt the most important date on the calendar for Christians, because if there was no Easter, Christmas would have no meaning. But Easter occurred and this informs our marriage that we have hope. Hope that there … Continue reading

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Great Valentine’s Idea for Less than $12

You know I love Valentine’s Day. You know I love to surprise my husband. You know I love creative date ideas. I happened upon this blog at the recommendation of a friend, and I can’t tell you how much I love … Continue reading

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Take H.E.A.R.T. My Love (Valentine’s Idea)

Valentines Schmalentines. So many people are anti Valentine’s Day–even my son who explained why to me this past weekend. “I enjoy my wife everyday, not just one day a year because Hallmark or ProFlowers tells me to do so.” I get … Continue reading

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Let’s Not Forget This Memorial Day What Matters Most!

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A Different Kind Of Valentine

This is the week of the year where I am usually planning a romantic dinner for Tom on Valentine’s Day. It started years ago when our kids were still home and going out for the night was too expensive not … Continue reading

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A Marriage Thanksgiving Prayer – I’m Thanking The Lord He Made You

  We’ve come to the time in the season When family and friends gather near To offer a prayer of Thanksgiving For blessings we’ve known through the year To join hands and thank the Creator And now when Thanksgiving is … Continue reading

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The Lord Is Risen…

Happy Easter! We encourage you to take Christ at His Word when He said, “He whom the Son sets free is free indeed!” – John 8:36 Are you walking in this freedom? Is your marriage? Take your burdens to Him … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Sometimes there are parts of movies that stay with you forever. The following clip is one such movie…May you have a wonderful life night. 😉 And when you finish watching this clip…enjoy this new song by JJ Heller and her … Continue reading

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Everyday Romance – Life Giving Words

Today’s idea was founded centuries ago when men of old were writing letters of encouragement to other brothers and sisters in Christ. What they didn’t know was how the Holy Spirit was infusing every Word with the life-giving power of … Continue reading

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Everyday Romance – How Sweet It Is

Today’s idea is another one that is easy to do, but will hopefully leave a lasting impression on your spouse’s mind and heart.  Have you ever thought about the names of the candies sold in stores? They provide a great … Continue reading

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Everyday Romance – Remember When

Today’s challenge is short and sweet–Find a picture from one of your favorite times together. Take some time to write out what you loved most about this time in your history. To Help You Think of what you were doing … Continue reading

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Everyday Romance – Hidden Notes

Today’s romantic challenge is to write a group of notes to your spouse telling them something specific in stages and hiding them where you know they’ll find them. Or you can give them the first one that provides a hint … Continue reading

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Everyday Romance – Romantic Text

Valentine’s Day is Saturday. You may be giddy with excitement; you may be dreading another expectation on your horizon; or you may be indifferent and could care less. Whatever your mindset, the fact is–you are married; you love your spouse; … Continue reading

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Heartfelt Thank You To All Veteran’s Today

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Today Is Special…Why?

Today is Tom’s 60th Birthday, and I have some special things planned. Two weeks ago I surprised him by having a small gathering of friends and family–some from out of town that he had no idea were in town. I … Continue reading

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Sometimes There Are No Words…

Today I can’t shake the heaviness on my heart towards those who have lost a spouse or another member of their family through their valiant service to our country. And I shouldn’t try to shake it. Instead, I want to … 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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5 Romantic Videos For Your Valentine

Our final video is one we created ourselves. We’ve shared it before, but the message is too good to not include in this series. Together. This is a word that describes what marriage is all about. We’re together through every … Continue reading

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5 Romantic Videos For Your Valentine

There are some songs that evoke a sense of oneness and romance like no other. Today’s video is such a song–Adele’s voice is soothing and compelling. She draws you into the story she weaves with her musical notes and lyrics. … Continue reading

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5 Romantic Videos For Your Valentine

Today’s video speaks of what true love looks like. It requires complete surrender, total devotion through all the seasons of life, and seeing perfection in your spouse’s imperfections. Enjoy this song by John Legend titled, All Of Me…

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