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Be Your Own Barista With New Celestial Lattes

Celestial Seasonings New Teahouse Chai Teas and Lattes

Celestial  Seasonings new line of Celestial Lattes and Teahouse Chai will make you curb your coffee shop visits and turn you into a barista in your own home! Hi friends! I hope you all are enjoying your summer. I definitely have, and although I’ve missed you all terribly, I’ve truly enjoyed the break and have been…

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Avocado and Pesto Cheesy Panini Recipe

Food Truck Inspired Avocado Pesto Panini Recipe on dineanddish.net

This food truck inspired panini grilled cheese recipe features fresh California Avocados, Sundried Tomato and Olive Pesto and Tomato Basil Cheddar Cheese. You won’t want to miss this recipe! I love food trucks…as an eater and a cook. I obviously love to eat food, hence why I love to eat from food trucks. But as…

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5 Books I’ve Loved Lately

A List of 5 Books I've Loved Reading Lately on dineanddish.net

A selection and review of 5 books I’ve read and loved lately! Come share what you’ve read and loved lately. I love summer! If you don’t know that about me by now, you certainly will after this summer is over. I love the relaxed schedule and longer days…not to mention the increased opportunity for reading…

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Homemade Strawberry Shortcake with Grand Marnier Whipped Cream

Homemade Strawberry Shortcake with Grand Mariner Whipped Cream on dineanddish.net

A classic yet extraordinary Homemade Strawberry Shortcake recipe with Grand Marnier Whipped Cream. If my mom would have had Instagram when I was a kid, I’m pretty sure that 90% of the photos she would have taken during the early summer months would have included me with red stained fingers, clothes and lips from all…

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Egg and California Avocado Breakfast Flatbread Recipe

Egg and Avocado Breakfast Flatbread Recipe

Breakfast gets an upgrade with this Egg and California Avocado Flatbread Recipe. Breakfast…I’m pretty sure it’s one of those meals where either you love it, or you hate it. I love breakfast…I just don’t love it at breakfast time! I’m more of a “give me breakfast for dinner” kind of girl. I’m trying to change…

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Honey BBQ Baked Chicken Thighs Recipe

Honey Baked BBQ Chicken Thighs Recipe from dineanddish.net

A simple yet mouthwatering Honey BBQ Baked Chicken Thighs Recipe. I’m sorry it’s been quiet around her for a couple of weeks. I’ve been blogging for a very long time, yet it’s taken me this long to realize something about myself… When I have personal things going on in my life I either can’t wait to…

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California Avocado Marinated Salad Recipe

California Avocado Marinated Salad Recipe

This California Avocado Marinated Salad recipe is loaded with great flavors, like artichokes, roasted red peppers and chickpeas. This is a super quick and good summer potluck or picnic recipe to have on hand! It’s California Avocado season again! This means it’s that time of year where we get beautiful California Avocados delivered to our doorstep,…

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I LOVE This Camera – Samsung NX300 Camera

Samsung NX300 Camera Review on dineanddish.net

I recently purchased a new Samsung NX300 Mirrorless Camera and have fallen in love…I wanted to tell you all about it! This camera is the perfect travel companion! You all know I love to take pictures, right? I mean, if you follow my Instagram account it’s pretty obvious that I can be a bit of an Instaho sometimes….

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Cinnamon Sugar Maple Scone Recipe

Cinnamon Sugar Maple Scones recipe on dineanddish.net

For tea time or breakfast…or pretty much whenever the mood strikes, enjoy this simple Cinnamon Sugar Maple Scone Recipe. In the 8 1/2 years I have been blogging, it has occurred to me that I haven’t shared one single scone recipe. Which is a shame! I don’t makes scones often, which is probably why I…

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Share Your Beauty

Share Your Beauty

8 years ago we brought a tiny little twig of a lilac bush home from my husbands grandmas house. As soon as the Iowa snow would melt away, Grandma Doyle’s lilac bush would flourish in the most stunning way, bidding goodbye to the harsh winter. Beautiful, fragrant blossoms gave everyone hope that warmth and new beginnings were possible….

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