Planning a Duggar Sized Wedding: Choosing the Venue

by April Braswell on December 6, 2014

Planning a Duggar Sized Wedding: Choosing the Right Venue for the Couple Size Matters When Jill Duggar weds Derick Dillard, they will have well over 1,000 possibly even as many as 2,000 guests in attendance at their wedding.  That means, they will need to find and book a wedding venue large enough to accommodate that [...]

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Planning a Duggar Sized Wedding: Cake Tasting   Planning a wedding can take on quite a ton of variables, and when you add to it that the bridal host family size is 21 people in the core unit alone, the scale just got massive. While the size scale of Jill and Derick’s wedding likely nearly [...]

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Mothers and Duggars: Learning to Knit and Blend 2 Families Together

November 28, 2014

Mothers and Duggars: Learning to Knit and Blend 2 Families Together Celebrate Mother’s Day with the Duggars, Derrick Dillard’s mom and Ben Seewald’s mom and Jim Bob’s mom as well as Michelle Duggar are all honored together by the family. It’s important to bring the families of the bride and groom together if you possibly [...]

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Single? Say YES to Holiday Party Invitations

November 26, 2014

Single? Say YES to Holiday Party Invitations! My partner and I were just investing our precious weekend time in reaching out and blessing others in the community with the overflow of our love by volunteering and giving some hands on time to Mitzvah Meals, a community-bases Social Outreach activity of Temple Beth Shalom in Santa [...]

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Triple Dating Duggar Couples in Cuffs

November 12, 2014

Triple Dating Duggar Couples in Cuffs To celebrate their 30th Wedding Anniversary, Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar go on a triple date with Jill and Derick as well as Jessa and Ben Seewald. In a fun opening to their date, as they are driving along with Jim Bob at the helm, when the party spotted [...]

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The Duggars Jill’s Engagement Ring Shopping Courtship Lessons

November 11, 2014

The Duggars Jill’s Engagement Ring Shopping Courtship Lessons   19Kids and Counting, Jill’s Proposal Episode Engagement ring shopping: Derick Dillard brought his mom with him. Now, I am a huge fan of both of the Say Yes to the Dress shows as well as I Found the Gown. Quite often they emphasize the mother/daughter special [...]

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Remember to VOTE on Election Day, Cast Your Vote for LOVE

November 4, 2014

Remember to VOTE on Election Day, Casting Your Vote for LOVE Today is Election Day here in the States.  Remember to get out and vote at your polling place. While we don’t allow any electioneering right outside of the polling place, I’ll put in a little push here that you cast your vote for Love. [...]

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Halloween Spooky Dates to Avoid

October 23, 2014

Halloween Spooky Dates to Avoid: 3 Tips to Avoiding First Date Fail Too often singles of all ages haven’t been out on a date for awhile, so their dating skills can be a bit spooky.  Are your First Dates Spooktacular or Spectacular? Read on to learn 3 ways you can date better and avoid acting [...]

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SDYR 2014 Annual ATF Celebration AUG 9

August 8, 2014

SDYR 2014 Annual ATF Celebration AUG 9 If you’re single and a political conservative in the SoCal area, then you definitely want to join the San Diego Young Republican’s for their annual celebration of freedom in the ATF (Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms) day on Saturday, August 9th, 2014.   The SDYR ATF celebration this year [...]

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Clear Your Room to Attract Your Groom: Using Feng Shui in Your Bedroom to Activate Mate Attraction

June 25, 2014

Clear Your Room to Attract Your Groom: Using Feng Shui in Your Bedroom to Activate Mate Attraction Midlife Dating: How to attract men over 40 and 50 with Feng Shui for Romance Dating Coaching for Women After 40: Using Feng Shui for Love in Your Bedroom Activating Attraction in Your Home Environment with the Secrets [...]

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Date Coaching Advice for Women After 40 and 50+: Where to Find New Friends

June 12, 2014

Date Coaching Advice for Women After 40 and 50: Where to Find New Friends Where can singles in their forties and fifties plus go for making new friends? Where folks over forty and fifty plus can go for forming midlife friendships One of the additional challenges for the woman after forty and fifty is simply [...]

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Dating Coaching Advice for Women Over 40 and 50: Make New Friends

June 6, 2014

Dating Coaching Advice for Women Over 40 and 50: Make New Friends Dating Coach Recommends Single Women in Forties and Fifties Seek Out New Girlfriends Why single women over forty and after fifty should make new girlfriends at midlife Connect with April on Google+ You don’t really realize right away in your forties or fifties [...]

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Endless Summer Easy Dating Tips: Movie Mondays @ SFTA

May 30, 2014

Endless Summer Easy Dating Tips: Where to Meet Men Over 40 Summertime Screenings at Segerstrom Center for the Arts SFTA Offers Movie Mondays Free Summer Movies Under the Stars in Costa Mesa: Easy Way to Meet New People As a dating and relationship coach for women (and some smart men!) over 35, 40, and 50+, [...]

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Christian Singles Dating Tip: Celebrate Good Friday

April 18, 2014

Christian Singles Dating Tip: Celebrate Good Friday As a leading dating coach for women and motivated single men, it can sound kind of odd to recommend Passion Week activities as singles events, doesn’t it?   However, for Christian singles in particular, and even those singles who just define themselves as spiritually minded and open to [...]

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Top 5 Massive Mistakes Women Make in Online Dating Profile Writing

April 8, 2014

Top 5 Massive Mistakes Women Make in Online Dating Profile Writing You’re not guilty of any of these massive profile mistakes in your dating profile, are you? Massive Mistake #1: Negative Messaging All the online dating sites encourage singles to ponder their relationship essential needs as well as their verbotem attributes list.  What’s on yours?  [...]

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British Late Life Love Movie Le Week-End Realistic Tender Story of Long Married Relationship

March 22, 2014

British Late Life Love Movie Le Week-End Realistic Tender Story of Long Married Relationship   Opening March 21st, in the San Francisco Bay area, 2013 British film, Le Week-End, stars Jim Broadbent (Enchanted April, The Crying Game, Topsy-Turvy, Bridget Jones’s Diary, Moulin Rouge, Iris, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, The Iron [...]

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7 Brides for 7 Brothers Delivers Love Message Still

March 1, 2014

“7 Brides for 7 Brothers” Delivers Love Message Still I first heard about MGM’s classic Hollywood musical romance, “7 Brides for 7 Brothers,” in “That’s Entertainment” featuring all it’s fun American frontier stories of Oregon Territory courtship. The movie remains fresh for today’s audience to view and glean romantic lessons on flirting and courtship.   [...]

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LDR or Boy Next Door, Which Is Best? Love Lessons from “Meet Me in St. Louis”

February 27, 2014

LDR or Boy Next Door, Which Is Best? Love Lessons from “Meet Me in St. Louis” MGM Classic Story of Romance Still Charms and Offers Dating Tips for Modern Audiences It’s my girlie femmie side which always adores watching Hollywood Golden Age classic MGM musical, “Meet Me in St. Louis,” which darling home of all [...]

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Sleepless in Seattle Wake Up Call for Singles

February 19, 2014

Sleepless in Seattle Wake Up Call for Singles The early 1990s featured stories of yuppie love, two young professionals who have fabulous professional lives and careers, all of whom are doing well financially.  Our hero has a fantastic job in a professional architectural firm, but also our heroine’s life opens with a scene of the [...]

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Modern Love Model for Career Gals in The Best of Everything

February 18, 2014

I’m such a fan of classic Hollywood movies that my most often watched TV channel, naturally, is TCM – Turner Classic Movies.  As a Midlife Dating Expert, what I love to do with the Hollywood glory day movies is watch them and pull out their love and relationship messages.   Some of them, how the [...]

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Seniors Find Love in the Suburbs in “Bachelor in Paradise”

February 11, 2014

Seniors Find Love in the Suburbs in “Bachelor in Paradise” All too often I hear women in their 30s who don’t want to date men over 50 as well as women in their 50+ years wondering why so many men at the online dating sites are citing in their dating profiles that they are looking [...]

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Widow Dating Finds Love in “With Six You Get Eggroll”

February 10, 2014

Doris Day in her last movie delights audiences for the last time, pursued by “Family Affair” Brian Keith.  A 1960s story of blended families with tertiary roles including first film appearances of “Class Clown” comedian George Carlin and Barbara Hershey, as well as M*A*S*H* supporting character actors Jamie Farr (Klinger) and William Christopher (Father Mulcahy), [...]

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New Year, New Love?

December 27, 2013

New Year, New Love? Could the New Year Hold New Love in the Cards for You? When a New Love Relationship features high towards the top of your New Year’s Resolutions Now that the After-Christmas sales have started and everyone is racing around either to post the Christmas presents they got and didn’t want and [...]

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Back to School Dating Tips for College and University Students

August 27, 2013

Are you a college or undergraduate university student heading back to start the new school year this fall?  College is a great time to meet and socialize with singles in your peer age group and demographic.  Never again will you have such easy access to tons of singles in your own age group all just [...]

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Summer Concert Festivals Offer Casual Social Options to Meet New People

June 30, 2013

While, yes, as an Internet Dating Profile Writer, I love and adore internet dating and the world of singles it opens up for going on more dates and enabling motivated singles to find a mate, not everyone meets via online dating.   There is still a whole big world out there with live interactive social [...]

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Things to Do Memorial Day Weekend in Orange County: Dance at OC Singles for Christ

May 24, 2013

Things to Do Memorial Day Weekend in Orange County: Dance at OC Singles for Christ It’s Friday morning.  Do you have a packed weekend completely planned?  If you’re still looking for some fun social things to do this weekend in SoCal, you’re not too late. This evening O.C. Singles 4 Christ is hosting a special [...]

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SoCal Single Social Mingling Tip: Shop Your Farmers Market

May 23, 2013

SoCal Single Social Mingling Tip: Shop Your Farmers Market If you’re single and looking, the Memorial Day Weekend holiday offers you a number of great social options where you can have fun expanding your social circle and just perchance meet that someone special. Go Shopping at a Farmers Market: Your area Farmers Markets are often [...]

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Midweek Dating Advice for Your Singles Social Life

May 15, 2013

Midweek Dating Advice for Your Singles Social Life It’s midweek, and maybe you’re feeling bored at work and taking a quick break from your work routine and surf the Net for something to entertain you for a few minutes, and just maybe get some ideas for what to do this week. How was last weekend? [...]

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LDS Church Offers Midlife Singles Casual Social Options to Meet

April 18, 2013

LDS Church Offers Midlife Singles Casual Social Options to Meet I’m always on the look out for a greater variety of social mingling options for singles of all ages, especially the mature senior single men and women in the Midlife age range.  The singles bar and party scene for mature mate seeking singles is just [...]

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Orange County Social Scene: OC Singles for Christ Celebrate Good Friday Special Worship Service Mar 29 2013

March 29, 2013

Orange County Social Scene: OC Singles for Christ Celebrate Good Friday Special Worship Service Mar 29 2013 So many of our religious holidays from all the faith communities, we, in one way or another, greet each other with the opening word, “Happy….”  However, for Roman Catholics to the Liturgical Christians to the Evangelical Christians, Good [...]

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SoCal Singular Social at OC Singles for Christ Friday March 22 2013

March 22, 2013

SoCal Singular Social at OC Singles for Christ Friday March 22 2013 Social Fellow and Worship Mixer for Single Christians at OC Singles for Christ Fri Mar 22 2013 Christian Singles Socializing: OC Singles for Christ Makes It Easy and Comfortable to Meet Other Single Christians The Christian singles at OC Singles for Christ are [...]

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SoCal Social Scene: OC Singles for Christ Valentines Day Dance Feb 9 2013

February 7, 2013

SoCal Social Scene: OC Singles for Christ Valentines Day Dance Feb 9 2013 Southern California Social Soiree for Singles, Valentine’s Day Dance Saturday February 9th 2013 Just when it can be feeling like all of the social options and love focus of Valetine’s Day is all about The Couples, and you’re feeling a bit left [...]

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Profile Poise Keep Your Words Positive

January 16, 2013

Profile Poise: Keep Your Words Positive Internet Dating Profile Writing Advice: Aim for Positive Phrases I see it all the time, plus professional internet matchmaking profile writing clients of mine email me examples of dreadful dating profiles that singles around the world are posting.  You might think that with online dating now a mainstream mating [...]

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New Years Resolutions Including New Love Relationship for You?

December 30, 2012

New Years Resolutions Including New Love Relationship for You? New Year’s Resolutions and Goals for 2013: Finding New Love in a Boyfriend or Girlfriend If you’re like more people, at this time of year as 2012 is wrapping up, you’re thinking about and looking to the new year ahead of you. For most people, that [...]

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Orange County Social Options OCYE Casino Royale Gala December 2012

November 15, 2012

Orange County Social Options OCYE Casino Royale Gala December 2012 Orange County Young Executives Offers Sizzling Social Scene Casino Royale Black Tie Gala 2012 Whether you are a savvy single or a smart and sophisticated orange county ca couple looking to expand your social options while supporting a good cause, then you will want to [...]

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Social Options in Orange County Nov 9 2012

November 9, 2012

Social Options in Orange County Nov 9 2012 “Everybody’s working for the weekend!” or so the 1980s dance song goes.  And many singles who are actively looking for a mate as well as those more casually interested but not taking an overtly active approach are looking for social things to do tonight.  So I wanted [...]

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Orange County Christian Singles Event Nov 9 2012

November 8, 2012

Orange County Christian Singles Event Nov 9 2012: Mike Wallace Band at OC Singles for Christ Sometimes in my live event workshops I jest about how challenging it can be for Christian singles to find and meet each other let alone segue from initial meeting into dating each other.  Well, I am delighted to be [...]

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Online Dating Profile Writing Tips: How to Select the Best Photos to Use in Your Singles Site Profile

October 26, 2012

Online Dating Profile Writing Tips: How to Select the Best Photos to Use in Your Singles Site Profile Internet Dating Profile Writing Advice: Selecting Your Best Photographs for Your Web Singles Sites Profile Computer Dating Profile Writing Help: How to Choose Your Best Photos for Your Singles Profile Internet Personals Ads Profile Writing Advice: How [...]

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Dating Expert Advice for Midlife Single Women: Where to Meet Post Divorce Men in Their 50s

October 5, 2012

Dating Expert Advice for Midlife Single Women: Where to Meet Post Divorce Men in Their 50s Help for Mature Single Women: Where to Meet Divorced Men in Their 50s Tips for Midlife Singles Women: Where to Meet Post Divorce Guys in Their 50s Advice to After 40 Single Women: Where to Meet Mature Divorced Men [...]

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Online Dating Coaching for Guys: 3 Keys to Great Profile Photos

October 4, 2012

Online Dating Coaching for Guys: 3 Keys to Great Profile Photos Internet Dating Coach Tips for Men: 3 Keys for Singles Sites Profile Pictures Website Dating Advice for Guys: 3 Key Tips to Great Profile Photographs Coaching for Single Men: 3 Keys for Great Profile Pics   Single guys, listen to all the single ladies [...]

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