Tuesday, January 1, 2013

New Years Date Night at Home


I don’t like to have New Year’s Resolutions.  I have found that whenever I do make one I never follow through with it for very long.  So I tend to set goals for myself each year instead.  This year one of my goals is to focus on my Marriage more.  Since having kids, my husband and I tend to spend more time focusing on the kids than we do on each other.  We have tried Marriage counseling and were pretty much told that we have a great relationship we just need to spend more time on one another and learn to communicate more.  

Why create a blog about it you ask, well I tend to let things go and forget to focus on my husband and I.  But I have found that blogging keeps me focused on a task (no I am not new to blogging).  So my goal with this blog is to keep me motivated and focused on my marriage for 2013 and maybe years after (depends on how much fun I have with this blog). 

Too kick off 2013 I planned an awesome date night at home with my hubby.  Neither one of us likes to go out on New Year’s Eve, so I went out and picked up a nice bottle of champagne and after we put the kids to bed enjoyed a little alone time.  We sat around and talked for a couple hours and really just enjoyed spending some time alone together.  I had planned to get a Pay Per View movie for us to watch till it was time for the ball to drop, but there was nothing on that we both liked.  So we ended up watching the Twilight Zone marathon on Sci-Fi. 

I know it does not seem like a very exciting night but that is exactly how we wanted it.  I rang in the New Year with the man I love and we got to spend some much needed time alone together.  It is so important in a marriage to get that alone time with your spouse.  And even if you cannot make it out for a date night, you can have an awesome date night right at home, it just takes a little planning.  

What are your goals for 2013?

10 comments:

  1. Sounds pretty perfect to me! Happy New Year!

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    1. Thanks Michelle! And Happy New Year to you too!!!

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  2. I love the idea - it's something I need to focus on more this year as well....

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    1. I think it is something we all let slide, because we have so much going on, and you are one busy lady!

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  3. That sounds like a perfect evening to me! My husband and I will celebrate our 27th anniversary in February! You are very wise to focus on your marriage. -Marci

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    1. WOW 27 years! That is great, I can't wait till we can celebrate our 27th anniversary. Thanks for hosting the Blog Train!

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  4. Sounds like a perfect evening to me too! Time alone is so rare and precious. Love this idea for a blog and looking forward to reading more.

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    1. It is rare, and I need to learn to take advantage of it when we have it. Thanks for reading and hope you come back for more!

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  5. I hadn't thought of goals at all, but I would have to say not holding onto anger!

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  6. Thanks so much for stopping by and saying hi. You are appreciated. Have a super day. Lenetta

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