Category Archives: Romance in Marriage

Stretching Our Romantic Muscles – A 21 Day Challenge

I’ve been doing something consistently that I had all but given up ever doing again. I started exercising. For those of you who have always been physically active you can’t possibly understand what I’m talking about. It is a way … Continue reading

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Peeking In Your Bedroom

No, it’s not what you think.  What I’m talking about is something to help you and your marriage. It’s not difficult to do and you don’t need to study to figure out how to do it. All you have to … 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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How Kind Are You? Does It Matter?

Today is our monthly post on the Engaged Marriage blog. This month’s title is…The Role Kindness Plays In Romance. I’d love for you to click over and read about what God has been saying to me recently in regard to … Continue reading

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What’s The Romantic Temperature In Your Home?

Every month (the second Monday) we are featured on the Engaged Marriage blog. Our topic is romance in marriage. Following is this month’s post… If marriage is like a house, then romance is the central air and heat. Think about … Continue reading

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Fall Back – An Extra Hour To Romance Your Spouse

Tonight we turn our clocks back an hour, ending Daylight Saving Time for 2014. Not all areas of the country take part in this annual manipulation of time, but if you do, we have some ideas on how to squeeze … Continue reading

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The Romantic Vineyard’s 6th Anniversary Photo Contest

November 12th is our 6th Anniversary here at The Romantic Vineyard, and on our 2nd anniversary we held our first photo contest. We’ve decided it’s time to bring another photo contest back to help us celebrate all God has done … Continue reading

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Making Time For Romance When Life Is Too Busy

There are times in marriage when life is too busy to focus on romance, and it’s okay. There are lots of ways to appreciate your spouse and to help your romantic love grow during such seasons.  But you might not … Continue reading

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The Safety Net Of Romance

I have the privilege of writing monthly for Dustin Reichman’s blog, Engaged Marriage, on the topic of romance in marriage. This month’s post talks about how romance acts like a safety net when facing difficult times…. Cultivating romance into your … 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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15 Ways To Make Your Anniversary Stand Out

Every married couple has one. Some remember them more fondly than others, but they should all be celebrated. Even in the most difficult times, our anniversaries serve as a reminder of the covenant we both agreed to for better or … 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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5 Romantic Videos For Your Valentine

February is a special month for us. It’s a time when we reflect on our life and love together. No matter how many years you’ve been married, there is something about reflecting on your wedding day that inspires romance like … Continue reading

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Romantic Winds Are Blowing Your Way For Valentines Day

**Don’t miss your chance to enter the incredible Valentine Giveaway at the bottom of this post and to check out more ideas from the sponsors of the giveaway.** I love the opening scene in Mary Poppins where the wind changes … Continue reading

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