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#ThisIs40 Week 3 in Pictures

Hi all! It’s time to share week 3 of my 40th year! Here we go!

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Banana Beignets Recipe from www.dineanddish.net

Connect Through Reading {Recipe: Banana Beignets}

Today I’m sharing a special Connect Through Reading post – it includes a really fabulous Banana Beignet recipe – but it’s special for other reasons! I have to give you some backstory first, though. About 9 years ago I was working from home doing a job I hated. I was working as a recruiter for […]

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A Hearth Taco Chili Recipe from dineanddish.net

Taco Chili and a Wholly Guacamole Giveaway

A tasty and hearty Taco Chili to help fuel your family at dinnertime. Thank you to my friends at Wholly Guacamole for sponsoring this post and giveaway.  During the colder months, our family tends to fall into a weekly routine of having certain foods on certain days. Taco Tuesday, Pizza Friday, Soup and Chili Thursday, etc. Somedays, […]

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Savory Creamy Pumpkin Cups

Recipe: Savory Creamy Pumpkin Cups

When I was hired by Athens Foods to create a savory recipe featuring their Mini Phyllo Shells, I knew I wanted something that would incorporate the flavors of the season. Naturally, I thought pumpkin. There aren’t that many recipes around that are savory and feature pumpkin, but the ones that are out there sure are good! […]

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Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe from dineanddish.net

A Collection of Mushroom Recipes

  Thank you all so much for sharing your favorite mushroom recipes over the past 2 weeks. With your help, we were able to bring awareness to The Mushroom Industry’s initiative to “Go Pink” for breast cancer awareness! As you know from my earlier post featuring my Creamy Mushroom and 3 Bean Soup, this is […]

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#ThisIs40 Week 2 www.dineanddish.net

#ThisIs40 Week 2

Hi there! Thank you all so much for the kind comments on my #ThisIs40 introduction post last week. I’m so glad it’s going to be a feature you all are interested in! It gives me a great creative outlet to share one of my passions, so I really appreciate your kind comments. Now, without further […]

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Homemade Grape Jelly Recipe dineanddish.net

Silhouette October Promotion {Recipe: Homemade Grape Jelly}

I know it’s way too early to start talking the holidays, but if you are thinking of making homemade gifts for your friends and family this year, NOW is the time to get a move on. I’m sorry to rush you, but if you are anything like me you have grand plans for a homemade […]

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The Happiness Report #24 from dineanddish.net

The Happiness Report #24

Happy Happiness Report Day, everyone! Are you ready to share in some happy? Let’s do it! First off, my newest coffee mug from Pier 1 is the best, don’t you think? I love this time of year and the beginning of sweater season!

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3 Ingredient Simple Shortbread Cookies

Disconnected {Recipe: 3 Ingredient Shortbread Cookies}

Have I mentioned I’ve deleted all the social media apps from my phone? Instagram has stayed, but everything else has gone. In addition, I’m keeping my phone downstairs instead of having it in my bedroom next to my bed. Some of you with the same addiction to being connected may understand how hard this has […]

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Lemon Basil Bruschetta by www.dineanddish.net

A Little Lemon {Recipe: Lemon Basil Bruschetta}

There was a time when I would sign up to bring anything to a party BUT an appetizer. I’ve never been very good at appetizers, until I discovered the ease and versatility of Bruschetta. This Lemon Basil Bruschetta was the perfect idea to take to my friend, Liz’s, Virtual Baby Shower! I’m sure you know […]

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