Dole Salads Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Dressing Recipe

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Don’t forget the big giveaway going on. We’re giving away EIGHT 2-day passes, which includes tickets to both Universal Studios Orlando and Islands of Adventure. We are breaking this up into 2 so TWO families have the chance to win 4 2-day passes! Check it out over on my Universal Studios Blogging Vacation recap post!…

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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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