The Love Nudge App for Couples: A Review!

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, I’ve already heard about how commercialized it is and the reminders that you shouldn’t wait for one day a year to express affection to your family or significant other.

While I agree with these things, I always appreciate Valentine’s Day as an additional opportunity to show my loved ones I care. And no, it doesn’t always have to be the man who initiates it!

This year I’m the one planning a date night for my husband and I, and in partnership with FrontGate Media I’ve also downloaded the LoveNudge.app for couples. This app is based on Dr. Gary Chapman’s #1 New York Times bestseller, The 5 Love Languages®!

My husband and I first read Dr. Chapman’s book as newlyweds and found it so helpful.  Nearly 9 years later it’s been fun to do a bit of a refresh leading up to this day of love.

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Our Appetizing Anniversary Dinner at Kona Grill!

My husband and I celebrated our 7th anniversary on Monday. 7 years!! Wow! Time flies when you’re having fun right? So they tell me. Hahaha.

As much as we’d love a weekend getaway, the timing isn’t great right now. So we spun our wheels a bit thinking about how we wanted to celebrate, and decided to try Kona Grill for the first time.

We were looking to have a great dining experience to go along with some excellent food (that we didn’t have to share with children!), and we definitely picked the right place!

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Our Valentine’s Date With the Lovings

My husband and I enjoy doing a little something for Valentine’s Day, but due to his work schedule and a church event we decided to celebrate on Saturday. 

We had a marvelous time!

My parents joined us for a delightful brunch hosted by my church family from my college days, and it was the perfect way to start the weekend.

From there we grabbed a late lunch with my folks (hey, we like to eat, lol), and then the hubs and I headed to the movie theater to see Loving

Finally!

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We’re Stronger Together

You know that old adage. “If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all?” Yeah, well, that’s kind of how I feel about 2016.

I completely understand that this whole calendar thing is man-made, and I know it means nothing in terms of reflecting the inner-workings of God and His ultimate time-table.

I totally get that.

Still, this year, these past 12 months, have been a doozy. Both personally and as a family.

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A New York State of Mind: Part 2

It’s the last day of the month! Wow! Before November is gone, I wanted to share the second part of the New York trip my hubby and I took a couple weeks ago. Click here for the full recap of day one!

We slowed things down a tiny bit for the remainder of our trip, but the fun didn’t stop for a moment.

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