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Friday Five #9

Friday Five. It may be informational, entertaining, inspirational, or some combination. It may be five related thoughts, or five random topics. But it will be short. And it will leave you with a new thought, idea, or smile on your face. 1. R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Matt Walsh takes issue with the stereotypes of husbands and waxes eloquent...

How to Get Rich – Without Money

Stuff is not evil. Everybody needs stuff. Even minimalists have some stuff. But how much stuff you have is not a measure of how rich your are. The secret to getting rich is to identify your wealth – then appreciate it and give it the value it’s due. Let’s get started assessing your wealth. 1.Think...

Date Busters

You’re right on track with your New Year’s Resolution to have a regular date night with your spouse. You have a list of great date ideas, you both have set aside that special night, and you’re both looking forward to it. So what could possibly go wrong? Nothing – if you avoid the following Date...

5 Ways to Say ‘I Love You’ Without Words

Valentine’s Day brings with it expectations about how we will express our love: flowers, candy, jewelry, dinner out, stuffed animals and Hallmark cards. There’s nothing wrong with any of those things – other than they’re a little. . . well, predictable. Sometimes it’s the little things – the quietest gestures – that say “I love...

How to Write a Love Letter
How To Write A Love Letter To Your Spouse – And Why You Should

Your mate deserves a love letter from you. Words they can hold in their hand and press against their heart. Words that last past the saying of them. Words that can hearten them in tough times and make them smile in sad times. When the tornadoes, floods, and fires hit, what do people grab in...

Friday Five #6

Friday Five. It may be informational, entertaining, inspirational, or some combination. It may be five related thoughts, or five random topics. But it will be short. And it will leave you with a new thought, idea, or smile on your face. Welcome to the pre-Valentine edition. I had planned to cover the Valentine’s Day idea...

Marital Bingo

If you’re looking for a Valentine’s Day gift for your spouse that has a little more entertainment value than a bouquet of flowers, how about trying some Marital Bingo? Here’s how it works: You both list 24 things  you would like the other to do. Vary the list by including some that can be done...

Friday Five #5

Friday Five. It may be informational, entertaining, inspirational, or some combination. It may be five related thoughts, or five random topics. But it will be short. And it will leave you with a new thought, idea, or smile on your face. 1. Snuggle-wear. During this crazy winter with it’s record snow storms and freezing temperatures,...

Friday Five #4

Friday Five. It may be informational, entertaining, inspirational, or some combination. It may be five related thoughts, or five random topics. But it will be short. And it will leave you with a new thought, idea, or smile on your face.   1. If you and your spouse have decided that in 2014 you would...

Happy Anniversary!

Thanks for stopping by to help me celebrate my first anniversary! It’s been quite a year. My husband  and I lost precious loved ones, dealt with (and beat) cancer, dealt with other health issues and life challenges during this past year – as so many of you are doing. And through it all we continued to...

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