Christian Date Night Ideas

3 Things To Do While You Are Engaged

I was just thinking back to when my husband and I were engaged. I loved that 6 month season of our relationship. It was a time when I knew he would be my husband very soon, but the anticipation of our wedding was still building up. Our relationship didn’t change much, but our commitment level had. Marriage was on the horizon for us and we were beyond excited to enter into a deeply intimate relationship…for the rest of our lives!  Marriage is a fantastic blessing, and I brag about the benefits every chance I get. However, marriage also has hard seasons that tested our love and character. There are a few things that my husband and I did that really helped fortify the foundation of our relationship.

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9 Themed Date Nights: The Fruit Of The Spirit

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.” – Galatians 5:22-23 The fruit of the Spirit comes up often in our home. Not only do my husband and I desire to grow in these awesome characteristics, we are also teaching them to our young children. As my husband and I were chatting about these characteristics the other day, and throwing around ideas to celebrate Valentine’s Day, we came up with a fun list of themed date nights that will reflect the fruit of the Spirit! I listed our ideas for you and included a few conversation questions you and your spouse can use to talk about that specific fruit on your

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Fireproof: A Movie For Every Marriage | Review

About 5 years ago my husband and I watched Fireproof, a faith-based film that follows a marriage through brokenness to restoration. I thought I had reviewed it and shared it on my blog for others to know about, but I checked recently and didn’t see it. Despite being nearly 8 years old, this movie is very relevant for every marriage. I highly recommend it.  I rented it from Amazon recently for the second time and took a few notes. Buy DVD HERE Rent Movie HERE This is a great movie for couples to curl up on the couch together or watch in bed together. I feel like it hits some specific points on marriage that most couples can relate with. It also provides an awesome

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Sexy Game Date Night Ideas

One of the elements often missing from marital bedrooms is a sense of play. While sex in marriage is deeply intimate, it’s also recreational and pleasurable. It’s supposed to make you smile…and maybe even laugh sometimes. So why not introduce that lighthearted mood by planning a sexy game night with your spouse? Choose the game you want to play. There are sexy games appropriate for married Christian couples. Quality online Christian retailers screen games and let you know if there are any questionable portions. Moreover, almost any game you own can be converted into a sexy game. Strip Battleship? Sure! Sink a ship, and your “opponent” removes an item of clothing. Sexy Monopoly? Sure! Land on his property, and you owe him a romantic or

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101 Awesome Date Ideas For The Pacific North West

My husband and I moved to the Pacific Northwest 2 years ago, but it has been a part of our relationship for much longer than that. Before we ever started dating, we were traveling with a group to Lynden, WA every year to work at a summer camp together. There will always be a special place in our hearts for this majestic part of the world. My husband and I love the Pacific Northwest and we are so happy living here. We have had a running bucket list of things to do together to help us get out and explore the awesome PNW since we moved here.  I thought it would be fun to share some of our ideas in a Date Idea List for

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20 Summer Date Ideas From A Mason Jar

Firstly, I recommend you and your husband sit down and write out a bucket list of all the fun things you desire to do this summer. You can even use this list to inspire your ideas. Every Saturday is our day to check off one of our bucket list desires! See some of our adventures HERE. Putting together an intentional list to go on adventures, explore, and play with your spouse and then doing those things is one of the best ways to strengthen your marriage relationship! My friend Chrys compiled a buck list of date ideas with her husband, including things both of them have fun doing. She wrote out each date idea on a piece of paper and then folded each one up and

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