Sharing by the Shore Bloggers Retreat – Traverse City, Michigan

Traverse City Michigan

A look into the Sharing by the Shore retreat in beautiful Traverse City, Michigan. “I’m a food and travel blogger/photographer”. That’s my short answer when people ask what I do for a living.  I’m typically met with curious faces, a plethora of questions, and a lot of misconceptions. The assumptions about what I do for a living…

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The Chopped Podcast – The Pursuit of Happiness

The Chopped Podcast - Kristen Doyle and The Pursuit of Happiness

Hi friends! I thought I’d share that my friend Marly from Namely Marly has a fairly new (and awesome) podcast called The Chopped Podcast. She invited me to be a guest on her show and that episode is now live. If your curious about how I started Dine & Dish 8 1/2 years ago, what…

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Happiness Report #30 – Thoughts on Phoning it In

The Happiness Report 30 at dineanddish.net

This morning I was sitting at my kitchen table, reading the newspaper and drinking my made at home latte, mulling over in my mind what I am going to say during my talk at the upcoming Chopped Conference. The topic of my talk is something I am really passionate about in the blogging world, which…

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The Power of Referrals

Dine and Dish Business Cards by Lana's Shop

  I created a resume for my post-college job search… 20 years later, that is the only resume for myself I’ve ever created. Since finding my first job (which ironically was in recruiting – where I helped others create resumes and find jobs) I have progressed through my career(s) based on referrals and word of mouth alone. Word…

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Let’s Connect!

Connect Post

Hi all! Just a little housekeeping post this morning. I recently found out that with some recent blog changes, I accidentally messed up my RSS subscriber feed and unintentionally dropped most of my subscribers. This means, if you subscribe to Dine & Dish via RSS feed like Google Reader, it’s possible you haven’t been getting…

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