Archive for the ‘Exceed Expectations’ Category

I saw a post on Facebook several months ago that was a pretty interesting read. It was written by a man who had recently been divorced after almost 16 years of marriage. His post was a list of marriage tips, written from the perspective of a divorcee, to help others protect and save their marriage. […]

Ask a number of relationship experts what they think about couples spending time alone with their hobbies and activities and you are bound to get a variety of answers.  Some would likely advocate that couples “do everything” together to strengthen their bond, while others would absolutely endorse time spent apart doing gender specific activities. Over […]

This morning I circled the mall several times seeking the elusive parking stall nearest the mall entrance that would minimize the amount of rain drops I needed to dodge. Realizing it was a futile effort, I chose a spot on the outskirts of the parking lot. I trudged my way through ever-widening puddles and driving […]

Number one rule in gift giving: be observant and thoughtful. That’s the path to a woman’s heart. Pay attention. If she says, “I saw the cutest purse at that little boutique by the coffee shop,” what she means is, “I am giving you a hint about what I want for my birthday/anniversary/holiday, and I’m even […]

Hallmark estimates 96 percent of U.S. mothers participate in some type of Mother’s Day activity. How are you planning to make your celebration stand out? For the woman that raises your children while she juggles her own work/ambitions … and still finds time to make your grilled cheese just the way you like it … […]

When it comes to giving the special lady in their life flowers, most men think about the obvious occasions such as Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day or maybe their wedding anniversary. While it’s great to receive a beautiful bouquet of blossoms on these special days, there are also plenty of other flower-worthy occasions that pop up […]