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Simple Human Canisters on my Kitchen Counter

My year as a SimpleHuman brand ambassador is winding down. Considering that my focus word for 2013 is Simplicity, this has been such a great partnership. If there is any company out there that personifies simplifying, it would be SimpleHuman! Having SimpleHuman products in my life has definitely helped me to focus (without really focusing)…

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Simplify Saturday – SimpleHuman

The SimpleHuman Philosophy www.dineanddish.net

Today I’d like to introduce you to a new feature on Dine & Dish…Simplify Saturday! On Simplify Saturday, I will feature something that is simplifying my life… it could be a product, an app, a book, a website…anything that I come across that is helping me to live my 2013 focus word of “Simplify”. Today,…

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Hardwood Floor Sanity Saver

Hardwood Floor Panasonic Vacuum Feature

I know, I know… this is a food blog (with family stuff thrown in), so why are you seeing a vacuum being featured in this post? Because, my friends, this vacuum has become a sanity saver to me. As someone who has hardwood floors throughout most of her house, I have struggled and struggled with…

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Holiday Gift Giving With Harry & David

Holiday Gift Giving Wtih Harry & David Tower of Chocolates Gift

It just dawned on me that we have 13 days until Christmas. 13 days! Guess who hasn’t stepped foot inside a mall and who still has just about everyone on the list to still shop for? That’d be me! Can you believe it? Things aren’t going to be pretty if I don’t quickly get my…

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Holiday Gift Idea for Your Little Kitchen Helpers!

Servin’ Surprises™ Kitchen & Table Review

I’ve always bragged about how Leah has been my kitchen helper since almost day one. Each of my kids enjoy helping out in the kitchen, but Leah is the one who is always there, no matter what. At 2 she could crack eggs perfectly, could whisk and scrape a bowl quite well, and was continuously…

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Windows Phone Guide to the 2012 Olympic Games {Recipe: Zesty Peach Glazed Chicken Wings}

Windows Phone Guide to the 2012 Olympic Games

As many of you are aware, the opening ceremonies for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games airs tonight. We are a big Olympic family and always look forward to gathering around the TV each day to watch our favorite Olympians compete for the gold. The issue with the 2012 Olympics is it falls right, smack dab…

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Hiking in Park City with My Windows Phone

Compass-Me

Nick and I are in Park City, Utah for our first kids free vacation in more years than I care to admit. We have had a very nice, relaxing time beginning with a 4 hour nap the first day! We’re obviously making up for lost time. When we haven’t been napping, we’ve been exploring the…

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Bare Feet {Giveaway: Sandal Essence Dry Heel Hydration} CLOSED

Kristen Toes

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to Nancy, Chelsea , Crystal and Wendy Dunn! Thanks for entering. I can’t believe I am opening this post with a picture of my bare feet. You see, I have had serious foot confidence issues for most of my life. When I was in 3rd grade, I was at…

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Kelly Moore Camera Bag Giveaway – CLOSED

KM Top Shot

This giveaway is now closed. The winner, chosen by Random.org was Lacey Hemphill (Twitter @Laceylouwho02). Thanks to all who participated and to Kelly Moore for offering such a great giveaway! Since I began Project 365 (where I challenge myself to take a photo each day for 365 days) last year, you will most often find…

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30 Days of Meaningful Beauty Anti-Aging Skin Care System

White Flowers

It’s been roughly 30 days since I started using the Meaningful Beauty Anti-Aging Skin Care System. As promised, I’m back to let you know what I thought of the system as a whole. If you’ll remember, I haven’t been very diligent when it comes to taking care of my skin. I wash my face and…

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