When No One’s Watching {Recipe: French Toast Monkey Bread}

French Toast Monkey Bread by www.dineanddish.net

There are things I do when no one is watching that I’m not so proud of. Today, I took a giant swig of my coffee creamer.. by itself… WITHOUT the coffee. I couldn’t help it though. Have you tasted the International Delights Cold Stone Creamery Sweet Cream coffee creamer? Holy cow, that stuff is good….

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A Breakfast Solution {Recipe: Sausage and Cheese on Homemade English Muffins}

Homemade English Muffins in the Bread Machine from Dine & Dish

I have a confession to make. I Love, with a capital L, Sausage Cheese McMuffins from McDonald’s. I blame it on Leah. This love began when I was pregnant with her. I couldn’t stomach meat of any kind, but for some reason craved Sausage Cheese McMuffins like they were going out of style. It was…

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Back to School Comfort Giveaway

mini-wheats

OK parents… it’s back to school time and I know some of you are celebrating. I happen to be a little weepy. Leah starts preschool this year, Ella will be in 1st grade full time (Kindergarten was just half days), Kelly is headed into 3rd grade, and Jacob is beginning his last year of elementary…

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Weekday Breakfasts {Recipe: Protein Packed Breakfast Scramble}

Vertical-Breakfast-Scramble

It’s that time of year again… the time where if you’ll look back over my blogging history, you’ll notice a little dip in emotion in August. I seem to enter a sort of depressed stuporish state of mind. Why oh why does August seem to come out of nowhere, each and every year? Seems like…

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A Month Long Pancake Party {Recipe: Bananas Foster Pancakes}

Bananas Foster Pancakes from Dine & Dish

It’s no secret that I am a fan of pancakes (even more, the different syrups that go on top of pancakes!). When Rachel from the blog Rachel Cooks announced that she was devoting the entire month of July to pancakes and asked me to participate, I knew this was one event I didn’t want to…

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Belgian Cookie Dough Waffles Recipe – Giveaway Closed

Cookie Dough Waffles by Dine & Dish

The giveaway is closed. Congratulations to the Sweet Tooth Runner for winning! Thanks to all who entered. Sometimes a girl just wants to have fun… well fun, and great tasting food! For those fun-loving friends looking to combine quirky recipes with a great time, The Cookie Dough Lover’s Cookbook by Lindsay Landis is for you….

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Happiness is a Bowl Full of Cherries {Recipe: Cherry Cream Coffee Cake}

cherry cream cake text

I am happy. It feels so good to say that. I am happy and that makes me happy. After a year of ups and downs, worrying, frets and stress it feels so good to be able to say that I really am happy. Our summer, so far,  has been one of intentional happiness. I purposely…

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RWOP Delicious Dream Trips {Recipe: Philadelphia Cream Cheese Blueberry Muffins}

Cream Cheese Blueberry Muffins

There’s a little something I want to share with you, and it has to do with making your travel dreams come true. We all want to make our dreams come true, right? Philadelphia Cream Cheese has a thriving online community of home cooks (like us!) called The Real Women of Philadelphia (RWOP). This community, with…

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Even Better {Recipe: Creamy Chocolate Pancake Syrup}

Chocolate Pancake Syrup

“Oh, dear me!” Those were the first words that escaped my lips when I first tasted this creamy chocolate pancake syrup. Then I took another spoon full and continued to sing praises of joyous things unto the world. This. Is. Good. Period. When I took Chef Brad’s awesome recipe for Buttermilk Syrup and turned it…

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Because I’m the Mom {Recipe: Buttermilk Biscuits}

Blog biscuits Honey

“Mom, why do you get to put all of that butter and honey on your biscuits and we only get a tiny bit?” The question asked was fair enough. Buttermilk biscuits, fresh from the oven, are meant… they practically BEG for… melted butter honey goodness, but my kids don’t need to know that. They will…

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