Almost Like Butterbeer from Harry Potter

Harry Potter Butterbeer

I think I am one of the few people in the universe who has not read the Harry Potter series. Although I love to read, I have commitment issues when it comes to reading books, and a whole series is just more than my ADD attention span can handle. My husband and son are big…

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Fruit on the Grill {Recipe: Grilled Bananas}

Grilled Bananas

I grew up in a household where hamburgers, hotdogs and steaks were the only things that were grilled. If we went beyond that to chicken or anything else more exotic, it was a rare day. Don’t you think the grilling revolution, where everything from salad to desserts are now grilled, has really made more of…

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Dole Salads Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Dressing Recipe

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Don’t forget the big giveaway going on. We’re giving away EIGHT 2-day passes, which includes tickets to both Universal Studios Orlando and Islands of Adventure. We are breaking this up into 2 so TWO families have the chance to win 4 2-day passes! Check it out over on my Universal Studios Blogging Vacation recap post!…

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Universal Orlando & Islands of Adventure Giveaway!

Butterbeer template

This giveaway is now closed and the winners have been notified. (P. Kennedy and R. Smith). If a response isn’t received within the required time frame, new winners will be selected. Thanks for participating! I recently returned from the trip of a lifetime…an all expenses paid trip for my family to Universal Studios Resort and…

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$100 Sports Authority Gift Card Giveaway from Together Counts

Jumping Family

This giveaway is now closed. I was recently introduced to the Together Counts initiative – a movement towards encouraging families to eat together and to get moving together. Our family has the eating together down… family mealtime is and has been a priority for us for quite some time. The moving together, however, is something…

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FRESCHETTA® Simply Inspired Pizza Giveaway

Pizza

This post brought to you by FRESCHETTA®. All opinions are 100% mine. We are lucky enough to live in a neighborhood with wonderful options for pizza all around. In fact, we used to venture out every Friday night to enjoy a pizza at one of the local pizzeria’s. Four kids, crowds and cutting back on…

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Keurig Love and the K-Cup Ambassador Program

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    Dine & Dish readers…in the month of May, use the code AM0001-3571 to receive a 15% discount plus free standard shipping off Keurig Home Brewers when you purchase from www.GreenMountainCoffee.com. I have never been an at home coffee drinker. I have always been one of those crazy people you see shelling out the…

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5 Things I Love About My Mom {Recipe: Strawberry Lemonade Spritzer}

Strawberry Lemonade Spritzer Recipe from Dine and Dish

Strawberry Lemonade Spritzer I consider myself very lucky to have a mom who I can also call my best friend. I love many things about my mom, but I’ve managed to sum up a few of my favorite things about her that make me smile. It’s the thought that counts. My mom isn’t a big…

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Plate to Pixel Food Photography Book Review & Giveaway

Plate to Pixel Book

This giveaway is now closed. I wanted to bake something special for this post today, as a friends success is something to celebrate. But, I didn’t… I’ve been so busy with freelance work these past two weeks that my kitchen is feeling a bit neglected. I figured, even though I wasn’t able to bake something,…

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Why You Shouldn’t Schedule Your Blog Post Tweets

Something to ponder over your morning coffee...

  Picture the scene… it is late in the night on May 1st, 2011. You and a group of friends are sitting around, watching groundbreaking news unfold. Osama Bin Laden has been killed. It is a historic moment, most likely not to be forgotten during your lifetime. Deep in conversation, you are all expressing your…

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