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How Training for a Half Marathon has made me dislike running from www.dineanddish.net

Stop Giving It All or Nothing

Alternate titles for this post: “How Training For a Half Marathon Has Made Me Dislike Running” “What the hell is wrong with me and why can’t I stick to anything?” “Tales of a non-perfectionist, perfectionist” You get the point. Running and I are not being friends right now. “Well, how can that be?” you ask. […]

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Girls Night In With Dole Banana Dippers

It’s Always a Good Time for Girlfriends

This post is sponsored by Dole Banana Dippers   When I turned 39, I wrote that one of my goals for the next year was to really nurture my friendships. I’ve been putting relationships with my girlfriends on the back burner for far too long, even though I know how important time with girlfriends can […]

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2013 Summer of Fun Bucket List from www.dineanddish.net

The Dine and Dish Family 2013 Summer Bucket List

  It’s Summer Bucket List time again! Our family had such a great summer last year as we worked through our first ever official list of things we wanted to do over the summer. Of course, after doing the first one we knew we’d want to do another one for 2013. So, here you have it… […]

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Focused on Dreaming

Thoughts on Dreaming

  A random thought… I needed to give myself this reminder today. My life IS good.

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The Age of Innocence

My 11 year old son came home from school Monday afternoon and noticed that I seemed on edge, worried and uneasy. When I told him what had happened at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, near where my friends had been racing and observing, he was shocked. “Why would someone do that? It doesn’t […]

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Red Faced Runners Spotlight

Real Talk: Health and Red Faced Running

A feeling of pure happiness washes over me every time I see the photo above. Then, at some point, that happiness turns to disappointment and shame. You see, that was probably one of the happiest “regular” days of my life. My husband and I were in Park City, Utah on a little getaway. I was […]

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You Are a Star

You Are a Star!

I just recently watched a heart touching video that reminds me of how hard kids have it. Sometimes I forget that among all the great moments of being a kid, there are quite a few hard moments. Moments, that I’d soon forget. I send my kids off to school each day and hope and pray […]

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2007 Goals

I posted this info over in my Family Blog, but thought that some of it applied to the culinary side of my life, so thought I’d post it here too. For those of you that read both, sorry for the repetition! All of the talk this time of year seems to be about New Year’s […]

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Christmas Wrap Up

I’ve been meaning to get some Christmas photos posted all week, but time has sped by! We had a great Christmas. I spend Christmas Eve night with our neighbors who invited Ella and I over for their traditional White Chicken Chili. I’ve never had White Chili before and it was fabulous! Then, I went to […]

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Remember this!

I need to get some pictures posted, but it will have to wait. For now, I’m just going to post a few things that have happened in the past few days that I want to remember. Tomorrow, I’ll post pictures of Christmas and various other things that have happened around the homestead.  First off, Kelly  […]

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