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The Happiness Report #20 – Puppy Love and More

Happy happiness report time, friends! It’s my first happiness report of the new year, and I have so much to be happy about! The absolute first thing on my list is our new dog. I can’t tell you how happy she is making our family. When we finally decided to get a dog, and Santa […]

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Creamy Chicken and Corn Chowder from www.dineanddish.net

Parenting is Hard {Recipe: Creamy Chicken & Corn Chowder}

I leaned over her bed, late at night, placing a gentle kiss on her cheek. As I did, one of my tears fell onto her face, falling down into her wild and curly hair. I love this girl so, so much I feel my heart physically swelling at the sight of her, but I don’t […]

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Project 365 2013: Our Life in Photos January 1st – January 12th

Project 365 2013 is a photo a day project and a glimpse into our everyday life. My Project 365 goal for the year is to take the majority of pictures with my Nikon DSLR instead of my iPhone. I am hoping to stretch and improve my skills as a photographer as part of the project. […]

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Orange Chicken from Savory Sweet Life - part of the Dine & Dish menu plan

Dine & Dish Menu Plan for January 13th – 19th

I’ve decided to do a quick post on Sundays to share what’s planned for our menu during the week. I hope it gives you some inspiration of things to add to your own menu. At the very least, if I have it on my blog, I know I won’t lose it like I would the […]

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Simplify Saturday – SimpleHuman

Today I’d like to introduce you to a new feature on Dine & Dish…Simplify Saturday! On Simplify Saturday, I will feature something that is simplifying my life… it could be a product, an app, a book, a website…anything that I come across that is helping me to live my 2013 focus word of “Simplify”. Today, […]

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Simplify Mealtime with Oven Roast Turkey breast recipe from Dine & Dish

Simplify Mealtime {Recipe: Oven Roast Turkey Breast}

This week started right on track, and I love it. I was able to sit down on Sunday afternoon and create a simple menu plan for our family meals. I made a list and went shopping and have truly appreciated how much time and money has been saved simply because I planned. I know that […]

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Meg the Rescue Dog from Puppies for Parole

Meet Meg – The Newest Member of Our Family

I realized today that I haven’t officially introduced you all to the newest member of our family. If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you’ve been seeing her pop up in my pictures quite often since the day we got her. She’s quickly fit right in and has become a very loved part of […]

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Simplify in 2013 {A Rusted Chain Jewelry Giveaway!}

Happy New Year! What? I’m a week behind? The new year actually started last week? Oh, I know, but I’m counting today as my new year. You see, the kids went back to school today and I always feel like I can’t really get started with all my new year plans until they are out […]

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Wrapping up Project 365 2012 – I Did It!

When I hit publish on this post, I will have officially completed my Project 365 for 2012. That means I took and posted a photo from each day in 2012! It may not seem like much, but this is the first year out of the 3 attempted that I actually completed the challenge. My roadblock […]

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Meg Dog

A Happy and Healthy New Year

The promise of a new dog was under the Christmas tree… something my kids have been begging for for years. My kids came downstairs on Christmas morning and their response to the news of our new family member was underwhelming. It was then, combined with the fact that it was the first Christmas in which […]

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