Tag Archives: Valentine’s Day

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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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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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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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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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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How To Make It A Valentine’s Day He Won’t Forget

Today’s post was featured on the Engaged Marriage blog… Valentine’s Day – Do you have plans? Or do you plan NOT to plan? Sadly, I’ve heard many couples who have chosen to ignore this day because they don’t like the … Continue reading

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Happy ValenTom’s Day

You read that right, and no we’re not a day early. Our daughter and three adorable grandchildren are coming for a visit on V-Day, so we’re celebrating “ValenTom’s Day” today…all day. That’s all we’re saying for now. 🙂 And it’s … Continue reading

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GYRO Prep – One Week To Go!

And no, this isn’t a recipe for this classic Greek dish. It’s an acronym for our 14-week challenge called, Get Your Romance On. We’ve heard from many who are planning to bless their spouse this Valentine’s Day by giving them … Continue reading

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Clue Date Night With A Sexy Twist

We all love the classic game of Clue where each player tries to figure out whodunnit. But what if the whole game was given a twist into a game of whereyougonnadoit, instead. Are you with me? This date will take … Continue reading

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Get Your Romance On

Diapers and jobs and schedules, oh my! Yes, life is full of must-do’s, but it mustn’t negate our need and/or desire for romance. Our marriage is far too important to sideline this aspect of our relationship. First, let’s be clear … Continue reading

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Boring Communication And How To Avoid It In Your Marriage

Have you ever been in conversation with someone who was obviously bored with the topic? I have. In fact the person actually closed their eyes while I was talking. It wasn’t until his head fell backwards that he was shaken … Continue reading

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Cheap Date Ideas

There was a time in my life when I would have taken offense at being called a “cheap date.” But once you’re married with small children, teenagers or without a job, a cheap date is a grateful option and becomes … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

Before we share with you our “Specials of the Week…” I must make a confession to you today. I’m sick today after fighting off the symptoms of a cold all week. I’m still in bed at noon, writing and surfing … Continue reading

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Happy Hour – Happy Day

Yesterday I was traveling home with my daughter-in-love and my two adorable granddaughters from a weeklong visit at my daughter, Tracy’s for her birthday. It was a fun, loud, busy and oh-so-happy visit. Needless-to-say, I didn’t have a quiet time … Continue reading

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Slices

First of all, we must announce our winner for this month’s Here’s To Us Challenge – it’s… Sharon O. She has been busy taking care of her husband who had shoulder surgery last month.  She says:  “I am not a … Continue reading

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Love Songs In The Air

Music has a way of communicating heart-to-heart in a way no other venue does.  The words tell of our deepest emotions and when set to music the words somehow find a place of quiet rest in the heart of the … Continue reading

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