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A Wee St. Patrick’s Day Date Night

It’s Date Night. And even though we don’t have even a teeny tiny bit of Irish between the two of us, it seemed a good idea to set an Irish theme to a Date Night that occurs on St. Patrick Day.   In his usual fashion, my resident bartender grabbed the Irish whiskey. . .  … Read more »

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Date Night

We had a lovely summer Date Night last night. The weather was just beautiful, so we started with appetizers on the deck. . . Smoked Gouda cheese with fresh garden pesto, a little baguette, some shrimp cocktail and an orange Cosmo. Then we added a few of our special friends to the dinner. After we… Read more »

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First unOfficial Date Night of the Summer

I love Memorial Day Weekend in that it’s the unofficial kickoff of the Summer. The forecast for the rest of this weekend is supposed to be near 90-degree temperatures and lots of sun. I love it. This is my happy place.  And being that it’s Friday, that can only mean one thing: it’s unofficially the… Read more »

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Date Night: Paint Your Pet

Paint parties seem to be all the rage these days.  We have tried it before, and it was actually a lot of fun.  This was an opportunity to participate in a paint party (Bottle & Bottega Lehigh Valley) being held in a local Irish pub (McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub & Whiskey Bar) – as a… Read more »

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This Week’s Menu

This crazy weather has me trying to figure out if I want to make a big hearty soup or a light crispy salad.  I guess we’re still somewhere in between. I get three nights off from cooking this week – woohoo!  On Monday, we’ll go to our granddaughter Brynn’s 5th birthday dinner.  Even though I… Read more »

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Date Night 1-22-16

For this week’s Date Night, we homebodies decided to go out for a change.  So you know what that means . . . time to consult with the Date Night jar. The Date Night jar was a part of a recent makeover since I got tired of my set of three plain old mason jars… Read more »

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This Week’s Date Night

Like I said, Date Night doesn’t have to be anything fancy. This week we stayed in and had a quiet night. I just lit the candles and put on the Love Songs station . . . Hubby made a cocktail We had a few appetizers while we chatted about this and that. (Seared Scallops with… Read more »

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Date Night

When I first started dating my husband, our relationship was so special and romantic.   I really feared that when my husband finally moved in after we got married, that everything would become ho-hum.  In order to avoid this and to try and keep our romance alive, we instituted a rule making every Friday “Date… Read more »