Honey BBQ Baked Chicken Thighs Recipe

A simple yet mouthwatering Honey BBQ Baked Chicken Thighs Recipe.

Honey BBQ Oven Baked Chicken Thighs Recipe from dineanddish.net Dinner doesn't get much easier!

I’m sorry it’s been quiet around her for a couple of weeks. I’ve been blogging for a very long time, yet it’s taken me this long to realize something about myself…

When I have personal things going on in my life I either can’t wait to come here and pour my words out to you, or I shut down completely, and can’t seem to write at all. Recently, the latter is what’s happened.

It’s been a rough couple of weeks (spoiler alert – all is well now)… for those of you who don’t know, my mom was taken into the hospital a week ago Friday after I had a distressing phone call with her. She wasn’t talking right…her words were very muddled and slow and she was getting frustrated trying to get words out. I finally said “Mom, I think you’ve had a stroke” and she then said “I think so too”. She was alone at the time but my aunt and uncle who live nearby went over as soon as I contacted them and she was taken immediately to the hospital. …

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California Avocado Marinated Salad Recipe

This California Avocado Marinated Salad recipe is loaded with great flavors, like artichokes, roasted red peppers and chickpeas. This is a super quick and good summer potluck or picnic recipe to have on hand!

California Avocado Marinated Salad with Chickpeas and Artichokes from dineanddish.net

It’s California Avocado season again!

This means it’s that time of year where we get beautiful California Avocados delivered to our doorstep, then we continue to eat them in absolutely everything. In fact, Leah and I will often just slice open an avocado, sprinkle it with Kosher salt and pepper, and count that as our lunch. She’s my little avocado eater…last week she ate 3 in one day. Then she had a giant bowl of this marinated salad!

I wish all my kids were as good of eaters as she is! She gives me that kind of good positive reinforcement I need when I’m cooking.  I love cooking for her!…

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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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Share Your Beauty

Share Your Beauty

8 years ago we brought a tiny little twig of a lilac bush home from my husbands grandmas house. As soon as the Iowa snow would melt away, Grandma Doyle’s lilac bush would flourish in the most stunning way, bidding goodbye to the harsh winter. Beautiful, fragrant blossoms gave everyone hope that warmth and new beginnings were possible….

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Easy Homemade Egg Noodles Recipe

Simple Egg Noodle Recipe from dineanddish.net

Getting back to basics will help us all Reclaim the Kitchen. Here is one of my family’s favorite “save dinner” recipes… Simple Egg Noodles. Do you remember back in February when I wrote a post about Wolf’s “Reclaim the Kitchen” initiative? I’ve been thinking a lot about that ever since…about why families have been moving…

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Cucumber Citrus Infused Water

Cucumber Citrus Infused Water from dineanddish.net

Especially as the summer months come around, staying hydrated is key to a healthy lifestyle. If you are looking for a way to increase your water intake, like me,  take a tip from the spas and make up a batch of Cucumber Citrus Infused Water…made especially cute in a jar glass and pitcher from Tuesday Morning. One…

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Weight Watchers Chicken Sauté with Peppers and Goat Cheese

Weight Watchers Chicken Saute with Peppers, Onions Mushrooms and Goat Cheese on dineanddish.net

A tasty and filling Weight Watchers recipe that’s only an unbelievable 5 PointsPlus per serving! I go to Weight Watchers meetings on Saturday mornings. I’ve been going since November, at first consistently, then, you know… I left town for a bit and had way too many Pina Coladas…and was nervous to step on that scale…

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