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Watch Arlene’s TV Segment Here

Watch Arlene’s TV Segment Here

Click on the photo to watch Arlene’s segment about 31 Days to a Happy Husband on The Better Show.  Also at the beginning of the show, the hosts Audra and JD are fighting over the book.  This open totally made me smile.  The book is called...
The Better Show This Thursday

The Better Show This Thursday

I had the pleasure of traveling to New York City to tape a segment for The Better Show which is syndicated nationally.  It was a pretty cool thing to speak well of marriage and husbands on national television! The hosts Audra Lowe and JD Roberto are both married so it...
Tim Hawkins on the Comedy of Marriage

Tim Hawkins on the Comedy of Marriage

Download the podcast or listen to it now: http://traffic.libsyn.com/pellicane/Tim_Hawkins_on_the_Comedy_of_Marriage.mp3 Do yourself a favor and make sure you know this man – Tim Hawkins.  Tim is my family’s favorite comedian.  Whether he’s talking...
Lazy, Good fer Nothin Men…

Lazy, Good fer Nothin Men…

Part of having a DREAM marriage is the “R” in DREAM which is Respect.  A man needs to be respected in his own home. I mentioned actor Kevin Sorbo (Hercules, Soul Surfer) in my last post.  He talked with me about the Hollywood portrayal of the average...
Submission Lesson from a Taco

Submission Lesson from a Taco

I use the acroustic DREAM in the book 31 Days to a Happy Husband.  This week we’re on R for Respect.  Part of showing respect to your man is listening to what he says and following his lead (submission).  I got a lesson in showing my husband some respect from an...
Unemployment Blues

Unemployment Blues

Part of living a DREAM marriage with your husband is providing him with Domestic Tranquility which is the D in DREAM. That can be especially challenging when one of you is unemployed, underemployed or overemployed.  Since many families are dealing with unemployment...
Dear Husband, Take a Number

Dear Husband, Take a Number

Ready – set – go to your bookstore and look for 31 Days to a Happy Husband!  It’s officially out today! We’ve been talking about the D in DREAM – Domestic Tranquility: You husband needs a peaceful haven. Radio talk show host Dennis Prager...
CHAOS:  Can’t Have Anyone Over Syndrome

CHAOS: Can’t Have Anyone Over Syndrome

31 Days to a Happy Husband comes out this Wednesday…so I will be blogging for the next 31 days about the five keys that will bring out the happy in your husband. The five keys spell the word D-R-E-A-M. When you stood and pledged yourself in marriage to the man...
John Fuller and a Focus on His Family

John Fuller and a Focus on His Family

Download the podcast, or listen to it now:  http://traffic.libsyn.com/pellicane/John_Fuller_and_a_Focus_on_His_Family.mp3 In San Diego where I live, FamilyLife Today and Focus on the Family air back to back on the radio between noon and 1 pm each weekday.  On the last...
Getting in the Mood – Part 1

Getting in the Mood – Part 1

Husband:  Let’s have sex. Wife:  I’m not in the mood. Husband:  Why aren’t you ever in the mood? Wife:  Why are you always in the mood? Sound familiar?  Yep, me too.  The other day James gave me a homework assignment.  Write about what helps get a...
R-E-S-P-E-C-T

R-E-S-P-E-C-T

You remember that song by Aretha Franklin… R-E-S-P-E-C-T Find out what it means to me Well, respect means a whole lot to our husbands.  So much so, that I devoted a section of my book 31 Days to a Happy Husband to respect. When I was talking about the subject of...
Welcome to My New Website!

Welcome to My New Website!

I wish I could jump out of the computer screen right now and give you a hug! I am so glad you are here.  You know what it’s like before you have company over.  You clean.  Throw things in closets.  Make some food. Well in anticipation of your arrival, my amazing...
Being a Younger You Part 1

Being a Younger You Part 1

Download the podcast or listen to it now: http://traffic.libsyn.com/pellicane/Being_a_Younger_You_Part_1.mp3 We all know that aging is a part of life, but you don’t have to age prematurely! You can still laugh like a kid, wear fashionable clothes, learn new...
Being a Younger You Part 2

Being a Younger You Part 2

Download the podcast or listen to it now: http://traffic.libsyn.com/pellicane/Being_a_Younger_You_Part_2.mp3 In part 2 of this message, I talk about the dreaded subjects of losing weight and exercising!  Is it possible to actually have fun while getting more fit?  Can...
Radio Interviews with FamilyLife Today

Radio Interviews with FamilyLife Today

What a blast I had at Family Life Today!  Here I am with hosts Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine.  These men are down to earth, full of wisdom, and very funny!  If you’ve ever listened to Car Talk, these guys can go back and forth with each other like Click and...
Bye Bye Kindergarten and 2nd grade!

Bye Bye Kindergarten and 2nd grade!

Here’s Noelle on her first day of school in kindergarten.  So much to learn.  New kids to meet.  A teacher to get to know. It honestly feels like yesterday that I dropped her off in that kinder classroom. And today, it’s already her last day of...
Feeling Unattractive?

Feeling Unattractive?

This morning I was interviewed on blog talk radio on CWLxPress (Christian Womens Lifestyle Express) with Deanetta Thompson.  We talked about… What to do when you look in the mirror and feel unattractive How to make small inexpensive changes to look younger Why...
On NBC San Diego News This Morning

On NBC San Diego News This Morning

I thoroughly enjoyed doing a segment this morning at 6:45 am on the NBC news here in San Diego.  It was nice to finally be there since we had scheduled two previous times for me to come on the show, but both segments had been bumped (once by the death of Osama bin...
Father’s Day Festivities

Father’s Day Festivities

We had a great Father’s Day yesterday at church and then with friends at a park.  Here’s the super daddy himself in all his glory.  Check out Ethan’s funny eyes…he thinks his sister is an alien!  Here’s what the kids looked like last year...
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