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Homemade Meatball Subs from www.dineanddish.net

A New Routine {Recipe: Homemade Meatball Subs}

Getting into the back to school dinner routine is tough. This flavorful Meatball Sub recipe is one hearty meal to add to your menu!  As my 7 year old was getting ready this morning, checking things off her freshly printed morning checklist, she exclaimed “Wow, mom! We sure are organized!” Our organized mode, my friends, lasts […]

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Summer Harvest Salad with Avocados, Tomatoes and Grilled Corn

Abundance {Recipe: Summer Harvest Salad}

  Give summer a final hurrah with this Summer Harvest salad, bursting with fresh California Avocados, juicy tomatoes and grilled sweet corn.  It’s that time of year where if you are un-like me, you have garden abundance. Tomatoes, sweet corn, basil, and so much more coming out your ears. I say unlike me because I […]

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Lemonade with Watermelon and Grilled Lemons from www,dineanddish.net

Party In the Bubble {Non-Traditional Grilling Recipes}

  Lemonade with grilled lemons and watermelon and peach chutney with whiskey and onions recipes brought to you by McCormick Grill Mates.  This past weekend, my husband and I hosted one of our favorite annual events of the year… our dear friend and independent recording artist, Shannon Curtis, played a house concert in our “bubble”. […]

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Bacon Fried Rice Recipe on www.dineanddish.net This needs to be in your menu rotation!

Two Dilemmas {Recipe: Bacon Fried Rice}

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! Friends, I currently have two dilemmas in my life. #1 school starts in less than 2 weeks. #2 I am currently swimming in […]

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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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