Food Styling Challenge {White Chocolate Confetti Cake}

White Chocolate Confetti Cake Recipe

Cake decorating is not my forte, at all. You might remember that when I took a cake decorating class through Wilton several years ago, I made roses that looked like cabbage heads. My skills are quite comical. Well, my daughter, Kelly, is currently taking a cake decorating class for 4-H. She seems to be a…

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Mushroom Love {Recipe: Mushroom & White Bean Tostada}

There are two foods in this world that could convince me to become a vegetarian: mushrooms and beans. I love both and every time I taste a dish featuring either of these ingredients, I seriously consider giving up my carnivore ways. The first time I had mushrooms and white beans combined was when I tasted…

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Project 365 2013: Our Life in Photos January 20th – 26th

Project 365 2013 Jan 20th - 26th www.dineanddish.net

My favorite Instagram photo from the week. January 20th: This past summer we had a rabbit that lived under our front sidewalk. About once every week, Leah goes and stuffs lettuce or carrots down the hole to “take care of her bunny”. January 21st: Ella woke up at 6:30 this morning ready to celebrate Martin…

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Simplify Saturday – The Kindle Paperwhite

Simplify Saturday The Kindle Paperwhite www.dineanddish.net

If you follow Dine & Dish at all, you know I love to read. For today’s Simplify Saturday I’m telling you about the Kindle Paperwhite… a wonderful little e-reader that has simplified the way I read books. Let me preface this post by saying I have tried and owned numerous e-readers before. We have one…

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When Breakfast Saves Dinner {Recipe: Simple Spinach Quiche}

Simple Spinach Parmesan Quiche from www.dineanddish.net

  When someone asks me what my favorite tip is to simplify mealtime, besides menu planning, my answer would be to let breakfast save dinner. Breakfast saves dinner around our house quite often. In fact, even though I’ve been trying my hardest to stick to a weekly menu plan, there are times in our real…

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Project 365 2013: Our Life in Photos January 13th – 19th

Project 365 January 13-19th www.dineanddish.net

(My favorite Instagram photo from the week) January 13th: Ella got a guitar for Christmas. Today, she broke it out in pure rock style fashion… complete with sunglasses and torn tights. I’ve committed to try and take all of my Project 365 pictures with my DSLR, but if I hadn’t, this Instagram picture would have…

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Dine & Dish Menu Plan for January 20th – 26th

Bush's Black Bean Tortilla Chili plus the weeks menu plan at www.dineanddish.net

First of all, it bothers the absolute heck out of me that I can’t take a straight picture to save my life. I swear my house must be crooked. Anyway… This week I’m sharing our menu plan for this coming week as well as the recipe for Bush’s Black Bean Tortilla Chili that was a…

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Simplify Saturday: The 30/30 Time Management App

Simplify Saturday 30/30 Time Management App www.dineanddish.net

Today on Simplify Saturday, I’m sharing a time management tool that has helped me to simplify my work schedule. With my job and work schedule, I have the fortunate / unfortunate pleasure of getting to spend parts of my day on some serious time sucking websites. Blog reading, Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and even Instagram can…

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