Universal Orlando & Islands of Adventure Giveaway!

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This giveaway is now closed and the winners have been notified. (P. Kennedy and R. Smith). If a response isn’t received within the required time frame, new winners will be selected. Thanks for participating! I recently returned from the trip of a lifetime…an all expenses paid trip for my family to Universal Studios Resort and…

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$100 Sports Authority Gift Card Giveaway from Together Counts

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This giveaway is now closed. I was recently introduced to the Together Counts initiative – a movement towards encouraging families to eat together and to get moving together. Our family has the eating together down… family mealtime is and has been a priority for us for quite some time. The moving together, however, is something…

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FRESCHETTA® Simply Inspired Pizza Giveaway

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This post brought to you by FRESCHETTA®. All opinions are 100% mine. We are lucky enough to live in a neighborhood with wonderful options for pizza all around. In fact, we used to venture out every Friday night to enjoy a pizza at one of the local pizzeria’s. Four kids, crowds and cutting back on…

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Keurig Love and the K-Cup Ambassador Program

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    Dine & Dish readers…in the month of May, use the code AM0001-3571 to receive a 15% discount plus free standard shipping off Keurig Home Brewers when you purchase from www.GreenMountainCoffee.com. I have never been an at home coffee drinker. I have always been one of those crazy people you see shelling out the…

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5 Things I Love About My Mom {Recipe: Strawberry Lemonade Spritzer}

Strawberry Lemonade Spritzer Recipe from Dine and Dish

Strawberry Lemonade Spritzer I consider myself very lucky to have a mom who I can also call my best friend. I love many things about my mom, but I’ve managed to sum up a few of my favorite things about her that make me smile. It’s the thought that counts. My mom isn’t a big…

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Plate to Pixel Food Photography Book Review & Giveaway

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This giveaway is now closed. I wanted to bake something special for this post today, as a friends success is something to celebrate. But, I didn’t… I’ve been so busy with freelance work these past two weeks that my kitchen is feeling a bit neglected. I figured, even though I wasn’t able to bake something,…

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Mom’s Cooking {Recipe: Oven Baked Kale Chips}

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My mom is an excellent cook but there were times in my life I would think that maybe she wasn’t so much. Like when she would make liver and onions. Or how about white sandwich bread with white hamburger gravy poured over it? I want to gag just thinking about it. We lived in a…

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Virtual Picnic For the Planet {Recipe: White Peach Sangria}

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  When was the last time you have been on a picnic? Not just grabbing a bucket of food at the closest fast food restaurant then heading to the park, but a real picnic… where you pack a basket, lay out a blanket under the trees, and eat a nice, slow meal together enjoying both…

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The Happiness Report #8 – Pinch Me, Plates & Decluttering

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It’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted a happiness report over here. It’s not that I haven’t had things to be happy about…it’s just that I have been so busy with regular life lately to actually sit down and share some things with you all. First off, last week a friend of mine and…

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Easter Holiday Wrap Up with Breakstone’s Sour Cream

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I’ve had such a great time preparing for Easter with Breakstone’s sour cream and Better Homes and Gardens. The tablescape is ready, the Pepper Crusted Pork Loin with Sour Cream and Onion Sauce has been tried and tested and we have our normal Easter traditions planned out for the weekend. When I was little, I…

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