Category Archives: Travel

The Summer of Yes {In 1 Second Everyday}

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Our summer is officially over and the kids have been in school now for a whole week. It was so hard for me to let summer go this year because it was one of our best, yet. I intentionally didn’t do my typical Summer Bucket List, but instead deemed the summer of 2015 “The Summer…

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Sharing by the Shore Bloggers Retreat – Traverse City, Michigan

Traverse City Michigan

A look into the Sharing by the Shore retreat in beautiful Traverse City, Michigan. “I’m a food and travel blogger/photographer”. That’s my short answer when people ask what I do for a living.  I’m typically met with curious faces, a plethora of questions, and a lot of misconceptions. The assumptions about what I do for a living…

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I LOVE This Camera – Samsung NX300 Camera

Samsung NX300 Camera Review on dineanddish.net

I recently purchased a new Samsung NX300 Mirrorless Camera and have fallen in love…I wanted to tell you all about it! This camera is the perfect travel companion! You all know I love to take pictures, right? I mean, if you follow my Instagram account it’s pretty obvious that I can be a bit of an Instaho sometimes….

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Cinnamon Sugar Maple Scone Recipe

Cinnamon Sugar Maple Scones recipe on dineanddish.net

For tea time or breakfast…or pretty much whenever the mood strikes, enjoy this simple Cinnamon Sugar Maple Scone Recipe. In the 8 1/2 years I have been blogging, it has occurred to me that I haven’t shared one single scone recipe. Which is a shame! I don’t makes scones often, which is probably why I…

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Regal Princess Chef’s Table Lumiere Dining Experience

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One of my favorite experiences on board the Princess Cruises Regal Princess was the Chef’s Table Lumiere…an exclusive behind the scenes evening of fine wine and elegant dining. Come along with me as I share about this incredible experience (and find out how you can be a part of it onboard The Regal or Royal…

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What I Learned About Happiness on a Princess Cruise

What I Learned About Happiness on a Princess Cruise from dineanddish.net

While on a recent 7-day cruise with Princess Cruises, I learned a thing or two about happiness. Here’s what I discovered! I recently returned from a glorious 7 day cruise aboard the amazing Regal Princess ship. I’ve always been a fan of cruising and really believe it is the best way to vacation! With that being said,…

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Summer Travel Series – Estes Park, CO {Giveaway}

Estes, Colorado Vacation Travel Recap dineanddish.net

Colorado… oh beautiful, Colorado. As a Kansan, I will say that Colorado is one of the most beautiful states to go to within driving distance for us. It is the perfect vacation spot, especially during the heat of the summer, when you are looking for a place a little cooler for respite from the heat….

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Summer Travel Series – Holland, Michigan

Travel Holland Michigan Vacation Guide

Last summer, I posted on Facebook that my family was looking for a family friendly vacation spot within a one day drive from Kansas City. I expected to hear things like Galveston, TX or Minneapolis, MN, but what I didn’t expect was an overwhelming number of people giving the highest accolades to Michigan. People were praising…

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Summer Bucket List Update: Visit a Dairy Farm

Moo Moo Milkshakes and a visit to the Foster Dairy Farm at www.dineanddish.net

Moo Moo Shakes… sounds like some kind of new dance move, doesn’t? Bye bye Harlem Shuffle… let’s all do the Moo Moo Shake! The Moo Moo Shake isn’t the next dance craze. It is, however, a delicious fruity tasting milkshake creation which is a favorite of Lynda Foster, a dairy farm owner/operator my kids and I…

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