February 29, 2016

February Save the Date

I wrote in January about our church's Save the Date challenge for this year, so I thought I'd share our February dates. 

Date #1 was a dinner at home.  David started his new job earlier this month, so on the first day of his job I told him to pick what he wanted me to make for dinner.  He chose the Sour Cream Enchiladas that I made from our recipe list and we put the kids to bed early and enjoyed an evening together.

Date #2 was our Valentine's Date.  My mom watched the kids the Saturday of Valentine's weekend and we enjoyed a night out.  We have gone to Outback for Valentine's several years because we really enjoy their special.  After dinner we had planned to see a movie, but decided we didn't want to spend our time together in a movie theater--so we spent the rest of the evening just driving around and talking.

For Date #3 we watched a marriage conference together from our couch.  Matt and Lauren Chandler hosted a marriage conference the weekend of February 19 and if you paid for the registration you can watch the sessions on demand through May--so we watched a few sessions Friday night and will watch the rest throughout the next few months. 

Date #4 was another cozy night at home.  It had been cold and rainy, so we got Black Eyed Pea to go and enjoyed dinner together after the kids were asleep.

I love every date with this guy--whether we go out or stay in--and it's been fun to focus on some specific date nights together this year.

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