Jesse Professed His Love on Post-It Notes for 100 Days


Are you looking for a romantic idea for your Valentine this year? Something special beyond chocolates and dinner out? Sometimes the most simple acts are the most appreciated and most romantic. Jesse Hale committed to profess his love for his wife on Post-It Notes for 100 days and videoed it. What a romantic gesture that […]

Valentine’s Day Gift Idea – Luxurious Bedding from NovosBed


For special holidays like Valentine’s Day, my husband and I often like to purchase a “together” gift, something that we will both enjoy longer than a box of chocolate. Items like a new dishwasher wouldn’t count because it isn’t romantic. However, items like a new bedroom suite like we did many years ago does count. […]

Akron Cleveland Wedding Videography by Perfect Day Film


Your wedding day is one of the most important, memorable days of your entire life. Capture your wedding day on video with Akron Cleveland Wedding Videography by Perfect Day Film. Perfect Day Film goes beyond standard wedding videography by capturing the unique relationship between each bride and groom, as well as their unique style. Cory […]

A Romantic Ohio Getaway Not To Be Missed – The Villas at Gervasi Vineyard in Canton, OH


We found a wonderfully scenic, romantic Ohio getaway less than an hour from home – Gervasi Vineyard in Canton, OH.  As parents of young children, my husband and I find it hard to escape for a few days just the two of us. Between our girls’ activities and our own busy schedules, months fly by […]

Inspiring my Husband with Demands, err, Resolutions


There’s no end to the opportunities for self improvement for 2012.  I have my own for myself, but, what’s more fun, is making up a TODO list for my husband for the new year.  He can handle it, he’s a big boy. New Years Resolutions… for my Husband He’s had a workbench in the garage […]

A Love Letter – to a Mom – in 1861


Tweet, Post, Status Update, Tweet Tweet.  Not exactly long prose.  As a blogger I do get to write long whispy articles.  But, to tell you the truth, nothing comes close to what follows below.  Major Sullivan Bailou of the Rhode Island wrote a love letter to his wife days before he lost his life in […]

Date Night Tips for Parents


About 13 years ago, everyone around me was falling in love and getting married. Several years later, everyone around me started having babies. Such good, good times of bridal showers, weddings, baby showers, new babies, and 1st birthdays. Sadly, in the last several years, I’ve seen many, many broken hearts, broken homes, separations, and divorces. […]

Getting Divorced by Text Message soon to be Banned— in Tajikistan


This morning I read on Yahoo News that a new method of divorce in Tajikistan is being rangled in by the state religious affairs committee.  The Text Message will soon be banned as a means to end a marriage in Tajikistan.  The country is mainly a Muslim nation, but this really would be terrible no […]

The best Valentine’s Day present for your Marriage


In honor of Valentine’s Day, I want to encourage your marriages. My husband and I attended a marriage retreat this past weekend and came back with some good reminders and thoughts to discuss and implement into our marriage and family. To me, a strengthened marriage is the best Valentine’s Day present for your Marriage, what […]

Retreat to the Inn at Cedar Falls for a Romantic Ohio Getaway – a Hocking Hills Travel Review


Have you ever gone somewhere and totally felt at peace?  My husband and I had the most awesome opportunity to visit the Inn at Cedar Falls next door to Hocking Hills State Park in Logan, OH. This delicious inn boasts rooms, cottages, and cabins all tailored to allowing city folk a chance to escape. Let […]

Valentine’s Day Ideas in Akron Ohio


Still looking for Valentine’s Day ideas in Akron Ohio? Here are just a few ideas that sound romantic and fun. Don’t make it complicated,  just take time and enjoy your spouse for a recipe for a perfect Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s Dinner at Occasions Party Centre, New Franklin, OH Saturday, Feb 13 6:00p to 9:00p Featuring […]

Looking for Date Night Ideas in Akron?


There are plenty of romantic things to do in Akron. Sometimes it is just hard to get out of your normal rut. Having a regular established ‘date night’ with your spouse is so important to your marriage. Check out these entertainment ideas to keep that flame going!

Romantic Valentine’s Day in Akron


Ladies, are you wanting this Valentine’s Day to be extra special? Put a hint in your husband’s ear about the most romantic Valentine’s Day option in Akron. OR surprise him! The most romantic Valentine’s Day option in Akron is the Weekend To Remember marriage retreat at the Akron Hilton. This event will give you the […]

Is marriage exceeding your expectations? HA!


Life gets busy and when we do not focus on our marriage, it often becomes overlooked. Just like with any relationship, our marriages need purposeful attention. The intricacies of life can complicate any marriage and create tension. When a couple doesn’t share a clear vision, it’s easy to feel confused, frustrated, and alone. The Weekend […]

Make Your Marriage SIZZLE


Congratulations, Sarah James of South Akron, OH. Sarah is the winner of Simply Romantic Nights from FamilyLife! Sarah entered 2 times for this drawing by commenting on this post and onNew Year’s Weight Loss Challenge. Sarah, you have 3 days to respond with your address. Email cindyorley @ The next contest will be posted […]