Mary Zalmanek founded Adventures of the Heart to help people in love
have new "best ever" days, year after year. Yes, even if you've been together
for ages and the spark has fizzled, you can heat things up.
If you're in a new relationship, Mary wants to make sure things never get
after friends and even a few strangers asked for help staging the type of
celebrations that had become the hallmark of Mary's long and successful
marriage, she turned her passion
for romance into a business called Adventures of the Heart. Mary is the author
of the award-winning The
Art of the Spark: 12 Habits to Inspire Romantic Adventures.
Adventures of the Heart is a
company devoted to creative celebrations.
Those celebrations come in many forms:
- Romantic adventures with your beloved, which is the subject of The Art of the Spark
- Special celebrations for loved ones
— children, parents or friends — for birthdays, anniversaries, promotions,
graduations, or retirement
- Building camaraderie in groups in
professional, social or family settings
- Marking a goal off of your "bucket list"
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Two goals on Mary's "bucket list"
were to visit Costa
Rica and ride the Great Divide Mountain Bike
Trail. Mary and her husband Jim
jumped at the chance when friends asked them to run their bed and
breakfast in the Costa Rican rainforest for two months. Riding the Great Divide Trail
from Canada to
Mexico presented more challenges, but
they did it. Well, most of
The Art of the Spark: 12
Habits to Inspire Romantic Adventures
The Art of the
Spark offers simple,
easy-to-use ways help you communicate and have
fun with the one you love.
You'll learn how to speak your sweetheart's love language, based on Gary
Chapman's The Five Love
The Romance Pyramid helps you build a foundation for romantic adventures
with frequent loving gestures and regularly scheduled dates. Mary merges
the Love Languages with the Romance Pyramid to spark your creativity. Get
ideas for the types of romance and fun specifically suited to you and your
You'll discover how to accommodate your beloved's Surprise
And you'll be amazed that romance is possible on any budget.
Couples who practice
these 12 simple habits can make romance a way of life, whether they are in a new
relationship or one that's measured in decades. It takes more than love and good
intentions to keep the spark alive. This book ignites the spark.
"I'm jealous of Mary.
I'm jealous that I didn't think-up the concept of 'Romantic Habits'
- Gregory J. P. Godek,
Best-selling author of 1001 Ways To Be
A Romance Profile can customize the perfect romantic adventure
for you and your sweetie.
If you want
help, we'll email you the Romance Profile (23 page pdf file). You fill it out and
mail it to us.
We'll make a telephone appointment to review it and plan a customized
adventure especially for you and your sweetie.
The price for the Romance Profile is $12.50, and a planning session is
available at $50 per hour. If you have a coupon
for a free Profile and 15-miute planning session ($25 value), please mention the