Pear and Walnut Hand Pies Recipe

These Pear and Walnut Hand Pies are little individual pies, wrapped in a tender and flaky crust and full of flavor made with Butter Flavored Crisco!

Pear Pie Pockets - individual pies with a tender and flaky crust from

Making pie crust makes me happy!

There was a time I would have said the exact opposite. Making pie crust used to make me cuss up a storm, but now that my friend DeLynn has taught me how to make a perfect pie crust, or as I say a “No Cuss Pie Crust”, I’ve changed my tune. I can’t seem to get enough of this whole pie crust making gig….

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Saucy Chicken and Spinach Recipe {Weekly Menu Plan}

Saucy Chicken and Spinach Recipe from

A Chicken and Spinach recipe baked in a creamy, cheese sauce and the Dine & Dish weekly menu plan for the week! You know what I have a talent for? I have great skills at taking recipes that probably should be good for you and turning them into something not so much. Take this Saucy…

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Snickerdoodle Sleigh Ride Martini Recipe

Snickerdoodle Sleigh Ride Martini Recipe from

This holiday cocktail will knock your socks off.. Cinnamon Sugar Vodka gets infused with Celestial Seasonings Sugar Cookie Sleigh Ride Tea and the result is a martini recipe you’ll love! When it comes to holiday cocktails, I don’t want the same old same old. I want something a little different… a little more exciting and memorable….

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Santa and Holiday Magic

North Pole Communicator from Hallmark

Let’s talk about the magic of the holiday season and life as the baby of the family…this is a Hallmark Life is a Special Occasion Post. I am the youngest of 5 kids, which I thought until recently made me a little more sensitive to Leah’s plight as the baby of the family. Let’s face…

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Spiced Eggnog Snack Cake {HUGE 360 Bakeware Giveaway!}

Spiced Eggnog Snack Cake from

Today I’m sharing an amazing $800ARV 360 Bakeware Giveaway plus a festive recipe for Spiced Eggnog Snack Cake! I love you all…I hope you know that! As a special “thank you” for being the best readers a girl could ask for, I’m teaming together with some of my favorite blogging friends to bring you a…

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One Pot Chicken with Beans {Weekly Menu Plan}

One Pot Oven Baked Chicken and Kielbasa with Beans Recipe from

A simple One Pot Chicken with Kielbasa and Beans recipe, featuring Bush’s Great Northern Beans. Plus, my family friendly menu plan for the week! Last week was Dine & Dish’s 8 year anniversary! I can’t believe I totally forgot to do something to celebrate with you all. How about if after the holidays we have…

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The Happiness Report #35

Happiness Report

Hi Friends! I hope you all had a wonderful week recuperating from all the pie and turkey eating last week. We had an amazing Thanksgiving with my brother and his family…but I ate way too much pie. And turkey. And broccoli cheese casserole. Good stuff! We played lots of games (Monopoly and Chicken Foot!), and…

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