Tag Archives: Arts

Taking Love Notes To A New Level

You never know when the next great idea will come for romantic inspiration. Well, we have a fun, geeky idea for those of you who LOVE technology. We recently heard of a husband who started a romantic surprise for his wife, … Continue reading

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A Table For Two, Please – And Our Next Contest!

Since I haven’t been thinking about planning surprises for Tom lately, as I explained in yesterday’s post, I’ve realized I’m lacking inspiration. The best place for me to go for such inspiration is Pinterest. I don’t know if you follow … Continue reading

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I.Love

We live in an age where we can stay connected with our spouse even when we’re not physically together. Social media has made the world so much smaller, and it can be a good thing when used to communicate our … Continue reading

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Secret Word Game

This is a fun way to communicate a simple word to your spouse over the course of a day. Here is all you need to do: Think of a word you want to say to your spouse. It could be … 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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GYRO Week 8 – Watch Your Wedding Video

This week’s date doesn’t take a lot of planning, but it is sure to bring back lots of memories. After dinner and once the kids are all sound asleep. Put on your comfy clothes and cuddle up on the couch … Continue reading

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The Hidden Room With A View

A husband and wife were busy attending to the needs of their family, their home, their church, when they heard the Father call their names. He led them to a door in their house that they had never before noticed. … Continue reading

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The Bachelor…Husband?

Today we’re thrilled to step aside as our son, Jason, shares what’s on his heart concerning marriage. We think you’ll enjoy his writing style as he is quite funny. There is no greater joy than realizing your children have caught … Continue reading

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4 Myths Of At-Home Themed Date Nights – Part 1

With the GYRO Challenge in full swing, we had an interesting conversation with our grown kids about planning themed date nights at home. Both of our married daughters said their husbands would roll their eyes at the thought of such … 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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Our Winners!

It’s hard to believe Summer has come and gone, but we have proof. Our Summer Lovin’ Photo Contest was sizzlin’ right up until the very end. Thank you to all who entered and thank you to all who took the … Continue reading

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Revised – Summer Lovin’ Photo Contest Top Ten

[Please note – We accidentally sent out a post too soon at 8a. This is the final edition of today’s post. Sorry for the confusion.] We want to send out a special thanks to all who entered our contest. It … Continue reading

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It’s Time – Contest Deadline Fast Approaching

We have had an ongoing contest this summer, and it’s been fun to see your creativity in sharing how many years you’ve been married. The contest deadline is fast approaching – Monday night at midnight. If you don’t remember the … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Rad-Libs

I remember when our children were in primary school, they loved playing Mad Libs. We made sure we had a new book each time we went on vacation. It’s a simple, fill-in-the-blank story that usually makes no sense. It almost … Continue reading

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Summer Lovin’ Photo Contest

Ron Jon Surf Shop in Cocoa Beach, FL, has a fun promotion where you send them a picture of you in your Ron Jon t-shirt while on vacation. It’s fun to see where their logo has been–all over the world. … Continue reading

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Unselfishness Is Contagious

Have you ever known of something your spouse wants you to do, but you don’t really want to? It can be anything, in any category. Think for a minute. Got it? Now what if you were to go ahead and … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

Have you ever noticed how after a big event or high point in life it is usually followed by a let down? Trying to adjust to normal life can make one feel downright blue. Why? Most likely it is because … Continue reading

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You’ve Got Mail Date Night

We posted about this date a three years ago, but for the sake of our new readers we thought we’d share it again. ______________________________________________ Debi loves the movie, You’ve Got Mail. She watches it at least once a year, but … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

We have been posting fun dates to celebrate for awhile now, and we’re wondering if any of you have chosen one of these dates and made it special in some way. We would love to hear what you’ve done – … Continue reading

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The Marriage Stage

It’s easy to think a good marriage is played out with beautiful background music by a well dressed symphony orchestra.  The stage is lined with dimly lit candles adding the perfect ambiance.  The main characters always know what to say … Continue reading

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