Yesterday, my husband and I celebrated our 22nd Wedding Anniversary. (And sadly, no, the lace above isn’t from my veil. I don’t appear to have a closeup of my veil, which is sad, because it’s the same veil my mother wore and it’s lace she bought in Venice, Italy, on a trip to Europe she won by writing an essay. It’s a lovely piece of family history in my mind.)
To celebrate, we had my sister watch the kids and went out to dinner and a movie. Maybe not the most original date in history, but one we both enjoy (and really, isn’t that what matters?) We have been toying with going to the escape room near us — but decided that’s something to plan when we can get a group of friends who want to go so we can book all the spots instead of having to get teamed up with random strangers. (Have you done an escape room? It seems like it would be a lot of fun — at least to us. We love puzzle solving!)
On the local Christian radio this week, they were asking people to call in and offer their best advice for couples getting married soon. I didn’t call in, but it was fun listening to some of the same advice I was given 22 years ago (like get someone to pack you a cooler, because you’re not going to get anything to eat at the reception. I wish I’d listened to that one. Hubby and I went to the hotel, changed, and then went off in search of food ’cause we were starving.)
(This is us as the hunger started to kick in ;) ) (We might also have been really tired of having our photo taken.)
What advice would you have called in?
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On Monday, Elizabeth Maddrey asked To Re-Read or Not To Re-Read?
On Tuesday, Deb Kastner told us where she gets her book ideas.
On Wednesday, Janet Ferguson brought us a guest post from Virginia Vaughan.
On Thursday, Elizabeth Maddrey talked about Judging a Book by it’s Cover.
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On Saturday, Darlene Franklin visited the blog to talk about Once Upon A Time.
Monday: Carol Moncado
Tuesday: Jill Weatherholt
Wednesday: Autumn Macarthur
Thursday: Valerie Comer
Friday: Jackie Castle
Saturday: Merrillee Whren
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Memories of Mist (An Urban Farm Fresh Romance 3) by Valerie Comer
Cherish by Autumn Macarthur, Heather Gray, Elizabeth Maddrey, and four others
Learning from Experience (re-release) by Ginger Solomon
Season of Hope (Rios Azules Christmas 3) by Alexa Verde
Picnics & Promises by Autumn Macarthur, Marion Ueckermann, and four others
A Courtship for Clover (Seven Suitors for Seven Sisters 5) by Marion Ueckermann
His Father’s Son (Sweetapple Falls 1) by Autumn Macarthur
Love’s Healing Touch (First Street Church Romances) by Autumn Macarthur
A Christmas Surprise (Love in the Cascades 1) by Kimberly Rose Johnson
Heart of a Prince (Crowns & Courtships 1) by Carol Moncado