Category Archives: Romance

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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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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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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A Surprise Wedding

This video is precious and celebrates the joy it is to marry the one you know God has given to you. It’s 30 minutes long, but well worth watching every minute. See how this man loves his bride, and see … Continue reading

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50 Daily Kindnesses

  Pour their coffee in the morning and take it to them before they get out of bed. Write an encouraging Bible verse on the shower wall. Pray specifically for your spouse’s day and write a note telling them you … Continue reading

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It’s The Little Things

Romance. It means so many different things to different people. Some love to give and receive gifts. Some love to hear little words of affirmation. Still others enjoy surprising acts of kindness. Whatever your love language or your spouse’s–you should … Continue reading

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Does Your Wife Know All The Little Things You Love About Her?

This week we are joining the CMBA conversation with Paul Byerly of The Generous Husband blog. He shared the lyrics to a song that he heard on the radio titled Little Things, by One Direction. He ended his post by asking … Continue reading

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Romance 101 from the Huxtables

Today we have a treat for you. I was on the computer last night when I happened to see that J with the Hot, Holy and Humorous blog had just uploaded a video from The Cosby Show. I was the … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day – Hype or Help?

I can’t count the number of couples I talk to who choose not to celebrate Valentine’s Day. They say it’s just another day where Hallmark, florists and chocolate companies are trying to get us to give them what’s in our … Continue reading

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14 Ways To Bless Your Spouse This Valentine’s Day

We want to give you the heads up about our “Get Your Romance On” (GYRO) Date Night Challenge for Valentine’s Day. The idea is to give your spouse the gift of 14 dates beginning the week after Valentine’s Day and … Continue reading

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Flirting With Your Spouse 101

We had a reader ask an excellent question last week, and we’ve decided to toss it out for you to offer your thoughts on the subject. How does one learn to flirt with your spouse after 10 years of marriage? … Continue reading

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Bored With Romance

Romantic expressions are usually at their highest during courtship and diminish greatly after marriage. Many believe romance isn’t as necessary as it once was. Others believe it isn’t as important as it once was. We disagree with both views. Romance is … Continue reading

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Creative Date Ideas

Maybe you cringe whenever you hear the word creative because you simply aren’t creative in any sense of the word. Well, I have good news for you–you don’t have to be creative in order to have a creative date because … Continue reading

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Gimme Some Sugar

You’ve heard the classic song, Just A Spoonful of Sugar, sung by Julie Andrews in the Disney movie, Mary Poppins. It speaks of taking a spoonful of sugar to help the bitter taste of medicine “go down.” Well, we’re not … Continue reading

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It Takes Time To Make Time

Before we were married it took no effort at all to plan our next date. We wanted to be together as much as our time would allow. But once we were married this began to gradually change; it had to. … Continue reading

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Vintage Post: Raining Romance

This post was originally shared in July 2010. We believe it is worth sharing again: It is raining outside as I write this post.  I have always loved the rain – the gentle shower as well as the violent storm.  … Continue reading

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Time In A Bottle Date

If you haven’t heard Jim Croce‘s famous song, Time In A Bottle. Take a moment to listen to it below: One of the best gifts of marriage is being able to enjoy God’s creation together, whether it’s on exotic trips … Continue reading

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Date Night Idea: Fall In Love

This date night idea is to help you welcome Fall once again.  Think of when you fell in love – what places did you visit?  What foods did you enjoy?  Make a list of everything you can think of that … Continue reading

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Romance Isn’t Always Romantic

We recently visited our good friends in Charlotte, N.C. who sadly moved there the end of last year.  We still haven’t adjusted to life without them in Orlando.  This visit was our first to see them in their new home. … Continue reading

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