The 4 Lies of Marriage

The Sneaky List You Probably Haven’t Realized Yet No one wants to think of themselves as gullible. We all watch the magician do his tricks and try to see the hidden rope or secret chamber.  Seeing lies in our marriage, however, is much more difficult.  We change them, fluff them up, add some secret wishes and Continue Reading

The Left Side of the Bed

My husband and I are a bit of an odd couple. We have a lot alike. We both like Tennessee Volunteers football, Italian and Mexican food. We hate being late for any occasion. We both like cruising and eating really good hamburgers. Sweet tea and chocolate run through our veins as easily as blood. Yet Continue Reading

5 tips for a Romantic Spring

Very easy tips that are simple and fun to do.

it is just a few weeks away…time to start thinking and planning for Spring.  This can be an extra special time of love for the 2 of you.  So enjoy the warmer weather and let the love bloom!

-Plant flowers together

-Take a walk outside and hold hands

-Visit someplace beautiful – like the Biltmore House

-Enjoy spring break together!

-Have a picnic outside

No matter what you do, make it special this Spring.

Make it sweet

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and make it fresh!  Just like the promise of Spring!

The 7 types of the Perfect Cuddle!

One summer, a few years ago, I spent seven weeks in Maine working at a small hospital emergency room.  During those times, I was all alone.   Our children were in Virginia with their grandmother, and my husband was working full-time in Tennessee.  Every day I called him and we chatted, and while I enjoyed talking with Continue Reading

The Perfect Union of White & Dark Chocolate

Several years ago, I found myself walking around the Paris Charles de Gaulle airport.  I was in the middle of a very long journey home, and I was exhausted and really hungry.  Previously that night, I had boarded a plane at midnight in Bangalore, India.  I had spent the morning saying goodbye to some very Continue Reading

5 Ways to Increase Intimacy – Friday Fifths

Today on Friday 5th’s, we’re looking at ways to increase intimacy in your marriage.  So try these simple 5 quick tips.  None of them take a long time, but the far-reaching effects can dramatically improve the  intimacy and love in your marriage. 1. Look at your spouse IN the eyes for more than 10 seconds Continue Reading

My Beloved Husband #7 – 12 days of Unexpected Intimacy

My Husband What is intimacy to you?? To me, it is an ever-changing idea and understanding.  I used to think it was just something that married people did.  But as I have grown as an adult and as a woman, I have come to realize it is so much more (like I posted here when I Continue Reading