Connect Through Reading {Kindle Paperwhite Giveaway!}

Kindle Paperwhite Giveaway as part of www.dineanddish.net 7 years of blogging celebration!

Book reviews of  Eleanor & Park, Looking for Alaska, Go Ask Alice, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, Tell the Wolves I’m Home and The Ocean at the End of the Lane. Plus, as part of the Dine & Dish 7 Year Blogging Celebration, I’m giving away a fabulous Kindle Paperwhite!  Friends, I’m so excited…

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Food is Love {Recipe: Italian Cheese Bread}

Italian Cheese Bread from www.dineanddish.net

 A warm and cheesy loaf of Italian Cheese Bread would be a great way to give the gift of dairy to friends and neighbors this holiday season. Thanks to Midwest Dairy for sponsoring this recipe.  I’ve eluded to the fact that I was married before in this post…let’s just get that out of the way….

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Giving Thanks for the Everyday Things

Giving Thanks Hallmark Cards

  Thanks to Hallmark for sponsoring this post.  As many of you know, I completed my first half marathon a few weeks ago. I had so much anxiety leading up to it, but after crossing the finish line I had such an overwhelming feeling of thanks and gratitude. The race I ran was the Kansas…

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Celebrating 7 Years of Blogging {Recipe: The Best Dinner Rolls}

The Very Best Buttery Dinner Roll Recipe - a new Thanksgiving Favorite! dineanddish.net

  The very best bread machine shaped dinner roll recipe and an Oster Bread Machine giveaway to kick off a celebration of 7 years of blogging. Friends, this is a big, big day because it’s the start of my SEVEN years of blogging celebration!! Over the next few weeks I’m going to be sharing some…

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The Pioneer Woman Cooks Cookbook Giveaway x 3!

The Pioneer Woman Perfect Pie Crust Recipe plus a cookbook giveaway at dineanddish.net

  A flaky and tender pie crust recipe that uses both Crisco and Butter from The Pioneer Woman and a signed cookbook giveaway! I’d like to tell you a little story about two bloggers. Two bloggers who sat down at their respective computers 7 years ago and started their blogs. Two bloggers who love their…

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Lipton Tea K-Cups and Platinum Plus Keurig Brewer Giveaway

Lipton Black Tea Kcup

My most utilized small appliance just got a whole lot better! You know I’ve always loved my Keurig brewer for brewing up my daily #ShotOfCoffee, but did you know that Lipton Tea has now partnered with Green Mountain Coffee Roasters to introduce new Lipton Iced Tea, Black Tea and Green Tea K-Cup Packs?  How great…

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#ThisIs40 Week 4 in Photos

This Is 40 Photo Opener

Hey all! Before I get into my #ThisIs40 Week 4 in Photos, I wanted to tell you about a new project I’ve started. So many people contact me each week for advice on writing, so I thought I’d share my free “writing workouts” with those interested. Head over to the new inspiredPrompts page on Dine…

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Recipe: Bacon Cheddar Bay Beer Bread Biscuits

Bacon Cheddar Bay Beer Bread Biscuits from www.dineanddish.net

Before I start my post, about how much I love Kansas Farmers and share this fabulous Bacon Cheddar Bay Beer Bread Biscuit recipe with you, I wanted to pass on this bit of news with you… See that banner? Yes, the one that says you can win BACON for a year? Well click on it…

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Healthiness {Recipe: Healthy 2 Bean Kale Soup}

Healthy 2 Bean Kale Soup from www.dineanddish.net

This recipe post is sponsored by Bush’s Beans.  You can tell by the different soup recipes I’ve posted on Dine & Dish throughout the years that I turn to soup for comfort. My mentality has always been the creamier, the heartier, the cheesier, the better! Why waste time and calories on a “healthy” soup? Surely…

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