The Happiness Report #28

The Happiness Report 28 dineanddish.net

Hi friends and happy Friday! It has been so so so cold here this past week…it’s bringing me down. I’m hopeful that this weekend things will turn back around and Spring will be here to stay for awhile. Until then, I thought I’d take a little assessment of the things that have been making me…

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California Avocado Walking Tacos

California Avocado Walking Tacos www.dineanddish.net

This recipe for Walking Tacos was created using fresh California Avocados.  Cinco de Mayo is coming up, which happens to be my favorite food holiday of the year. I know that Cinco de Mayo has way more significance than just the food, but you have to admit…it’s hard to find a holiday to celebrate with…

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Rustic Italian Spongecake with Creamy Cheesecake Filling

Rustic Italian Sponge Cake with Creamy Cheesecake Filling

A light and airy Italian Spongecake filled with a Creamy Cheesecake Filling, created in partnership with PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese. Not only are we celebrating Easter this weekend, we are celebrating Nick’s grandmas 90th birthday!! I’m so excited to get together with his family, including all his aunts, uncles and cousins (and they are Irish Catholic,…

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Church Classic {Recipe: Vanilla Texas Sheet Cake}

Vanilla Texas Sheet Cake from www.dineanddish.net

Vanilla Texas Sheet Cake is a twist on a classic church potluck recipe, topped with a creamy vanilla frosting and chopped Diamond walnuts. I don’t want to be disrespectful, but the desserts that the church ladies provide for funerals are the best! There is nothing like a table full of a variety of desserts, all…

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Roasted Veggie Pizza for #PizzaWeek

Oven Roasted Veggie Pizza on dineanddish.net #pizzaweek

If you like vegetable pizza than you will love this oven roasted veggie pizza, the recipe I’m sharing today for a blogging collaboration called #PizzaWeek.  I like vegetables, a lot. I always have. In fact, growing up when I got to choose my birthday dinner the main thing I would ask for was lima beans….

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The Happiness Report #27

The Happiness Report Number 27 dineanddish.net

Friends, do you see those beautiful SPRING like flowers up there? I have a couple growing in my yard right now, but that particular vase of daffodils is a gift from my friend Jenny who got them at Trader Joe’s. I absolutely love the flowers (and the price for flowers) at Trader Joe’s. It’s only…

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Date Night, Grown Up Shrimp and #ApothicWhite

A simple and flavorful Lemon Kale Baked Shrimp from www.dineanddish.net #ApothicWhite

My husband and I used to be really fun people. We did! We used to have regular date nights, spent plenty of nights out until the wee hours of the morning down in the bar district, vacationed often, lived a fun, carefree and exciting life. We were sexy, edgy and fun. Then things changed… excitement…

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Through the Trouble {Recipe: Toasted Pistachio Toffee Brittle}

Toasted Pistachio Toffee Brittle from dineanddish.net

A tasty candy brittle loaded with toasted, Diamond brand, Pistachios.  So, our house went on the market this past weekend and I’m already kind of over the whole process! In the last week I spent 2 days ticked off and not speaking to my husband (because I’m mature that way), 24 hours completely digging through…

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Dunkin’ Donuts $350 {ARV} Bakery Series Giveaway – CLOSED

Dunkin Donuts Bakery Series Giveaway {$350arv}

An awesome giveaway from Dunkin’ Donuts for a complete set of Bakery Series Coffees, $250 Visa Gift Card, Dunkin’ Donuts coffee mug, Mr. Coffee Pot 12-cup coffee maker. This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to winner, Krystal Waters. Thanks to all who have entered! I love coffee. One thing I love almost as much as…

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Boys {Recipe: Half-Smashed Refried Beans}

Half Smashed Refried Beans from dineanddish.net

Half-Smashed Refried Beans recipe featuring Bush’s Beans. Boys are funny, aren’t they? March Madness is in full swing and the bracket talk around here between my husband and son and his friends is so funny to listen to. Baseball season is also upon us, so we are kind of limboing between being fans of two…

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