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Online Friendships

This tribute to my “online friendships” is brought to you by Hallmark.  Working from home can be isolating if you let it. Lucky for me, I have a whole crew of colleagues I can reach at the click of a mouse. True friendship and support in the blogging world can be hard to come by… […]

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Connect Through Reading - 5 Great Summer Reads Reviewed at www.dineanddish.net

Connect Through Reading – My Summer Reads

  A return to the Dine & Dish “Connect Through Reading” posts as I share reviews of my favorite books I read this summer! Last year I read a ton… more than I probably have in any other year. I read so many great books in 2013, I knew my streak was likely to not […]

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The Happiness Report on www.dineanddish.net Things I've found around the web that make me happy!

The Happiness Report #23

  Would you like to know what doesn’t make me happy? The fact that I haven’t shared a Happiness Report since March. That’s ridiculous. What else is ridiculous is the fact that I have let the things that I love most about blogging… Happiness Reports, Project 365, Connect Through Reading Posts, etc. slide while I […]

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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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Hold the Fork Picnic Burgers from www.dineanddish.net

“Hold the Fork” Picnic Burgers

I’m honored to be a part of the 2013 Kraft Tastemaker Community, where I am teaming up with Kraft Foods to bring you family friendly recipes using common ingredients found in your pantry! You know that awkward moment at picnics or outdoor gatherings where all the seats are gone and you are stuck balancing your plate […]

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Moo Moo Milkshakes and a visit to the Foster Dairy Farm at www.dineanddish.net

Summer Bucket List Update: Visit a Dairy Farm

Moo Moo Shakes… sounds like some kind of new dance move, doesn’t? Bye bye Harlem Shuffle… let’s all do the Moo Moo Shake! The Moo Moo Shake isn’t the next dance craze. It is, however, a delicious fruity tasting milkshake creation which is a favorite of Lynda Foster, a dairy farm owner/operator my kids and I […]

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Smoky Avocado Tortilla Stack from www.dineanddish.net

A California Avocado Experience

Would you like to know what I like about my job? Well, there are lots of things, but one thing I have really enjoyed over the past 6 1/2 years is the opportunity I’ve had to get up close and personal with brands I work with. As you know, I am part of the California […]

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Super Simple Chocolate Cool Whip Cookies 3 Ingredients www.dineanddish.net

Vacation Mode {Recipe: Super Simple Cool Whip Cookies}

Friends, I have to apologize. My brain just isn’t really in cooking mode this summer. No cooking mode = no blogging mode = I’m really slacking on just about everything around this space lately! Plus I’m on Weight Watchers and cooking = temptation = eating more than I should. It’s hard to be a food […]

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Secret Ingredient Oatmeal from www.dineanddish.net

Boost It with Blueberries {Recipe: Secret Ingredient Oatmeal}

I thought about going back through my past 6 1/2 years of blog posts to count how many times I brought up the fact that I was trying to lose weight, or struggling with my weight, etc. But then I knew that it would just be “a lot” and decided to go with that. It’s […]

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SimpleHuman Choose Your Favorite Product Giveaway

Choose Your Favorite SimpleHuman Product! {Giveaway}

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to Leigh Amos, the winner. Thanks to all who entered! Every once in awhile, a company comes along that does things that just make sense. SimpleHuman is that company for me. What they do and the products they create simply make so much sense. Take their automatic soap dispenser […]

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