Fair Trade Month and a Keurig Mini Plus Brewer Giveaway!

Green Mountain Coffee Fair Trade Certified

October is jam packed full of important things… breast cancer awareness, international walk to school events, a certain someones birthday… but did you know that October is also National Fair Trade Month? It is! I’m helping Green Mountain Coffee to celebrate Fair Trade Month by offering you a unique Keurig Mini Plus Brewer giveaway! What…

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Family Meetings and Encouraging Words

Encouraging Card Hallmark

We sit down and have a family meeting on Sunday evenings. It’s a way for our family of 6 to make sure we are all on the same page for the upcoming week, celebrate accomplishments from the prior week, and more. We assign chores, distribute allowance, plan our weekly menu and share our goals for…

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A New Look {Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Chex Snack Mix}

Pumpkin Spice Chex Mix by www.dineanddish.net

Well, hi there! I can’t tell you how happy I am to have you all see my new design and to welcome you to the new home of Dine & Dish. This has been such a long time coming and it feels so good to have something clean and fresh.  I know it’s quite the…

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Almost There {Recipe: One Pot Sausage and Bush’s Beans Ragout}

One Pot Sausage and Bean Ragout

My goal was to have a brand spanking new Dine & Dish to show you this week, but it’s not happening quite yet. Soon…very soon. I told myself I wasn’t going to post again until the new design was live, but I can’t do that to you! I can’t keep this delicious, comforting, one pot…

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A Look at the Next 365 Days {Recipe: Country Oatmeal Bread}

Country Oatmeal Bread from www.dineanddish.net

I grew up in a home where bread with stuff in it was the norm. Hearty whole grain bread with oatmeal, nuts, wheat bits and more… the more stuff baked inside the bread, the better. I not so affectionately called it old people bread. Oh, how I longed for soft, tender pieces of white Wonder…

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Sterling Vineyards Ultimate Host Challenge #2 – Dessert!

Sterling Vineyards Ultimate Host Challenge - Dessert Pairings!

Alright friends, it’s time for your second chance to enter the Sterling Vineyards Ultimate Host challenge! The winner of the first challenge has been chosen and now it’s time for a second challenge. I know you all can rock this one because it has to do with one of our favorite things… dessert! For this…

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Happiness Report #18 – Share the Love & a Giveaway!

Goofy Leah Light Glasses

Hi friends! It’s time for another Happiness Report and this one is going to include a very special, happy giveaway! Please take a listen, then read on… Shannon Curtis and her music has been a part of several happiness reports of the past. As you know, I’m a big, big fan. Shannon released a live…

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Simple Joy {Recipe: Rainbow Tie-Dyed Sugar Cookies}

Rainbow Tie Dyed Sugar Cookies from www.dineanddish.net

Is it possible to find happiness in a cookie? When that cookie is a Rainbow Tie-Dyed Sugar Cookie, the answer is a resounding yes! There’s even more joy found when the whole family gets in on the action, piecing off dough and contributing to the giant, multi-colored log of psychedelic cookie dough. Makes me happy….

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