• Fun Family Activities To Get You Ready For Spring

    This has been an amazing week. I was able to wear shorts outside and I cooked steaks on the grill. Not bad for February in Indiana. If this is global warming, I am all for it. However, I have already been told not to get too excited, because unpredictable March...

  • Five Ways to Take Your Marriage to the Next Level

    I absolutely love to officiate a wedding. The reason is because they are usually upbeat and everyone is typically happy. Plus I always enjoy all the great and hilarious stories that come from them. In a way, it’s like being a doctor who helps deliver babies; it is a time...

  • Creative Valentine Date Ideas to get You Pumped Up

    The long wait is over. Valentine’s Day 2017 is right around the corner. Are you ready? Well, take a deep breath and don’t stress out about it. I think we can put too much pressure on ourselves to make everything perfect. This is no excuse, however, to not think about...

  • 3 Tips to Cope with Stress

    When I was in Iraq, I participated in a memorial ceremony for an Army Colonel who had committed suicide.  He was a rising star in the Army, so when he made the unfortunate decision to end his own life, it was a huge shock.  On the surface, he seemed to...

  • Earn a $100 Amazon Gift Card by Winning the Love Challenge

    In last week’s blog, I gave you some ideas on how you can spoil your spouse any day of the week. I was greatly encouraged to hear how so many people appreciated the ideas. In fact, several people are already trying them. I had one friend call me to thank...

  • How to Spoil Your Spouse any Day of the Week

    Oh my, only 26 days until Valentine’s Day! Are you stressing out yet? A little dramatic, I know, but for some couples, planning Valentine’s Day is a big deal. Where I live, if you want to have a nice dinner out, you have to make reservations weeks in advance. However...

  • Tips to Revive Your Life

    It’s 61 degrees, raining, gray skies and the blahs of winter have set in. I don’t know about you, but am I the only one who is struggling to get going in 2017? I am typically optimistic and a big planner, but so far I seem to be spending more...

  • Five Ideas To Simplify Your Stuff!

    I hope you had a great Christmas and your new year is off to a great start. It seems like for my family, based on recent events, this year is going to be all about a “fresh start.” With your tree likely down, your gifts unwrapped, and the weather keeping...

  • 8 Alternatives to New Year’s Resolutions

    I told myself this year was going to be different. I was not going to allow myself to create New Year’s resolutions that I knew I could never finish. I love making goals and creating lists but in the past, my lists were far too long and quite honestly, unrealistic....

  • A Special Christmas Message

    Sometimes it takes getting a dose of your “own medicine” to finally get the message. For the past few weeks, I have been operating with a flurry of activity. I had so much to do to get my life in order (or so I thought) before Christmas, that my goal...