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Favorite Romantic Book #23: Gigi’s choice

  • June 29, 2010 at 10:02 pm

Gigi didn’t get a romantic book choice from Susie, so she is picking one
of her favorite books, by an author that many people might not see as a romantic author: James Patterson, more well-known for his Alex Cross detective thriller series. Continue reading ‘Favorite Romantic Book #23: Gigi’s choice’

Toy Website #10: Tabu Toys

  • June 29, 2010 at 9:19 pm

Sassy has a new toy website sending her toys to review, and boy did they have a good one… Check it out:

Tabu toys

Favorite Romantic Meal #23: From Susie’s kitchen

  • June 28, 2010 at 11:02 pm

Susie chose a meal from Pete’s Broadway Cafe, a restaurant quite near where Gigi lives, and has never been to… so another good idea from Susie. Continue reading ‘Favorite Romantic Meal #23: From Susie’s kitchen’

Favorite Romantic Vacation Spot #23: Ocean

  • June 28, 2010 at 10:43 pm

“Ocean…waves… sunsets… private hut… beach side… umbrella drink.”

That was all Susie said for her favorite vacation spot, and really what else needs to be said? You can get this without leaving the United States, and without having to go somewhere tropical or an exotic island. Continue reading ‘Favorite Romantic Vacation Spot #23: Ocean’

Favorite Romantic Movies #23: Susie’s choice

  • June 28, 2010 at 10:32 pm

Funny how you can work with someone for over a year, have that person teach your child, run into them many times in the consecutive years, and never know the romantic person inside them!! Susie has some perfect choices for the week, and I am so glad she shared them with us. So thank you Susie from Sparkles!! Continue reading ‘Favorite Romantic Movies #23: Susie’s choice’

Favorite Romantic Poem #3: “The Invitation” by Oriah Mountain Dreamer (Susie’s choice)

  • June 28, 2010 at 10:17 pm

Susie chose a poem I’ve never heard of, which of course made me look it up… What did we ever do without the internet? I would have had to wait days!! Continue reading ‘Favorite Romantic Poem #3: “The Invitation” by Oriah Mountain Dreamer (Susie’s choice)’

Favorite Romantic Songs #23: Susie’s choice

  • June 28, 2010 at 10:08 pm

This week’s favorites go to one of my youngest son’s Shane’s favorite teacher ever. He was in her class for 4th grade, and Gigi and Susie taught together in the same school for a year. She would call Gigi “Sparkles” because of her extrovert and extravagant way of dressing, saying that it wasn’t fair that Gigi could get away with it, simply by being the Spanish teacher… lol Continue reading ‘Favorite Romantic Songs #23: Susie’s choice’

Dating Activity #23: Movie “Letters to Juliet”

  • June 28, 2010 at 9:27 pm

Gigi saw yet another romantic chick flick by herself, and had to wipe away her own tears. “Letters to Juliet” is a beautiful and sensitive romantic movie. It’s all about love. About fears. About the long lasting effect of innocent young love. Continue reading ‘Dating Activity #23: Movie “Letters to Juliet”’

Favorite Romantic Poem #2: “Doubt thou” by Shakespeare

  • June 28, 2010 at 7:18 pm

For our second romantic poem, I am choosing a very short, but beautiful poem by Shakespeare.

William Shakespeare 1564-1616

Doubt thou the stars are fire
Doubt that the sun doth move
Doubt truth to be a liar
But never doubt I love.

Poem #20 “Waiting no more” by Gigi Flores

  • June 28, 2010 at 7:11 pm

Gigi is still writing poems to her as yet mysterious maybe man, whom she is hopefully supposed to see very soon… after months of waiting for him to come for a visit… This might be a secret chapter never to be shared… For now, I guess, just enjoyo the poems and I’ve been told it is quite hot!! Continue reading ‘Poem #20 “Waiting no more” by Gigi Flores’