Category Archives: Travel

The Core of Who We Are

When we began blogging in 2008, there were only a handful of marriage bloggers seeking to spread the encouragement that marriages can not only survive, but thrive. Now 9 years later there are 130 marriage blogs who have committed to … Continue reading

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Vintage Post – Unpacking For Vacation

Tonight at 5p. our week-long vacation will officially begin. We are turning our attention and time off of technology and turning all our focus on us. To say we are excited is a huge understatement. We’re almost giddy. 🙂 Okay, … Continue reading

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Another Day In The Vineyards (Alexander Valley)

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Magnificent Pacific Coast Highway

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Armstrong Redwood State Park

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Napa Valley and Hess Art Gallery

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Our Visit To The Culinary Institute Of America (CIA)

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Sonoma And Alexander Valley Vineyards

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Korbel Winery Tour

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The Golden Gate Bridge

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Celebrating 75 Years of Marriage–GO!

No, Tom and I haven’t been married 75 years. Heck, I’m only turning 55 next week! So why the title? Let me explain…starting today we’re going on a two-week vacation with dear friends. This is our 35th anniversary trip and … 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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Happy Hour

It’s been a long time since we’ve had a Happy Hour feature, and today we have a great blog to share with you. Bonny Logsdon Burns mainly focuses on encouraging wives who have low libido and helping their marriage become … Continue reading

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Barefoot Cabin

Barefoot Cabin is set on one acre of easily accessible land at an elevation of 4200′. We are located conveniently between Sugar Mountain Ski Resort and Beech Mountain Ski Resort. Offering 5 bedrooms and 3.5 baths, it’s perfect for family … Continue reading

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Rejoicing, Recovering, Relaxing, Remembering with Respect

The night before we came home from our mountain cabin makeover marathon, we found out a dear friend of ours passed away. He had battled cancer for a long time, and Monday the Lord decided it was time for his … Continue reading

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How’s The Climate In Your Marriage?

Have you ever been to Savannah, GA? Some of our good friends are there right now resting after the marriage of their daughter (and last one to leave home) on Saturday. I got a text from her saying how beautiful … Continue reading

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Good And Tired

We’ve been away the past four days on a ministry team visiting our sister church in Nassau, Bahamas. It was a great trip where we witnessed God encourage hearts and strengthen those who were feeling weary, including ourselves. We are … Continue reading

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Unpacking For Vacation

Tonight at 5p. our week-long vacation will officially begin. We are turning our attention and time off of technology and turning all our focus on us. To say we are excited is a huge understatement. We’re almost giddy. 🙂 Okay, … Continue reading

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Slices – California Dreaming

Since the day is nearly over on the East Coast, and my body is still on West Coast time, I’ve decided to offer one of our “Slices” posts.  These occur from time to time and usually have no words at … Continue reading

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What About Now?

Do you have vacation plans this summer?  If so, have you included time for the two of you to make a special memory together? It’s easy to let our entire time away revolve around the children, but don’t miss the … Continue reading

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