Cinnamon Sugar Maple Scone Recipe

For tea time or breakfast…or pretty much whenever the mood strikes, enjoy this simple Cinnamon Sugar Maple Scone Recipe.

Cinnamon Sugar Maple Scones recipe on dineanddish.net

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 haven’t shared any scone recipes, but when I do I always think to myself that I need to make them more frequently.

When I was on the Regal Princess cruise recently, I discovered what a great treat “tea time” is in the afternoon. People who value taking time out of their day for a sweet little snack or finger sandwich and a cup of tea definitely have the right idea!…

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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.

Since Nick and I were two people without any kind of green thumb whatsoever, we planted our tiny twig and hoped that someday it would blossom into a beautiful lilac bush.

lilacs

8 years later, we have been enjoying our own blooms off our now flourishing lilac bush. For the past several years it’s continued to grow and has produced the most beautiful blossoms. Each early spring, I love to just sit by the lilac bush in our yard and appreciate its scent and beauty. I also think about Nick’s grandma and how thankful I am that she shared a bit of her beauty with us….

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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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Regal Princess Chef’s Table Lumiere Dining Experience

Princess Cruises Chef's Table Lumiere Dining Experience Sorbet

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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French Silk Pie Recipe and McFarland USA Thoughts

French Silk Pie Recipe on dineanddish.net

After eating and loving French Silk Pie for years, having no idea how to make it, I finally found an incredibly easy and amazing French Silk Pie recipe I’m sharing today. Plus, I’m sharing some musings after watching the movie McFarland USA. This is going to be one of those blog posts that really has absolutely…

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Use A Wire Whisk To Dye Easter Eggs

Use A Wire Whisk to Dye Easter Eggs

I’m a horrible blogger… I am always so late to the game, sharing holiday stuff AFTER the holidays. The reason? I don’t do holiday things ahead of time. I do my holiday preparations, tablescapes, crafts, food for my family, when we celebrate the holidays. With that said, often times the things that would be helpful to…

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