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The Happiness Report #3 – Photoshop, Books and Blogs

Happiness Report

It is time again for another post about what has been making me happy lately! Sorry I skipped last week… this weather has made me feel not so happy lately, but I’ve pushed past that and am trying to appreciate it for what it is, which is cold and dreary but through the right eyes, […]

The Happiness Report – Week #2

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Another week and more happiness to share with you all! Thanks for sharing what made you happy with me last week. From planting herbs, setting up curbside recycling, blogging & week in reviews, reading books, keeping resolutions, celebrating and receiving much deserved praise, you all had some really simple and inspirational things making you smile! […]

The Happiness Report – Week 1

stacks of happy books

I’ve been inspired by a couple of blogging friends who do a weekly roundup of things they’ve come across during the week that they love. Cheryl from the blog Tidy Mom is a long time blogging friend of mine and she does a weekly “I’m Lovin’ It” round up. Amy from the site Mom Advice […]

It’s THE Cocktail of the Summer!

Big Ginger Float Cocktail - the perfect summer sipper from dineanddish.net

Every summer I set out to determine what my “signature summer sipper” is going to be. I don’t drink cocktails a lot, but when I do and it’s summer, I want something cool, light and refreshing. One unfortunate summer my summer drink was Jeremiah Weed Sweet Tea and Lemonade. Have you ever had that? So good, […]

Invest in 2014 {Giveaway: Word of the Year Necklace}

Invest in 2014 Word of the Year

Happy 2014, friends! I hope your new year is off to a very happy start! Every year, instead of giving myself a list of resolutions I most likely won’t keep, I choose one focus word. My word for 2011 was Happiness (hence starting my Happiness Reports), 2012 I chose Connect (which launched my Connect through […]

#Thisis40 Week 5, 6 and 7 In Photos

November 5th Tea Cup

Hi all! I got a little behind on posting my #ThisIs40 photos, so this is going to be a long one! So far, 40 has been fabulous! Here is what weeks 5, 6 and 7 looked like for me, in photos.

5 Simple Ways to Amp Up Your Happy

5 Simple Ways to Amp Up Your Happy

Happiness. I talk a lot about happiness here on Dine & Dish. It’s one of those things that I think we all try to attain, but then when it’s still and quiet we wonder “am I truly happy?” I am happy! I have a wonderful husband, a great family, a wonderful job with supportive readers […]

Party In the Bubble {Non-Traditional Grilling Recipes}

Lemonade with Watermelon and Grilled Lemons from www,dineanddish.net

  Lemonade with grilled lemons and watermelon and peach chutney with whiskey and onions recipes brought to you by McCormick Grill Mates.  This past weekend, my husband and I hosted one of our favorite annual events of the year… our dear friend and independent recording artist, Shannon Curtis, played a house concert in our “bubble”. […]

Connect Through Reading – My Summer Reads

Connect Through Reading - 5 Great Summer Reads Reviewed at www.dineanddish.net

  A return to the Dine & Dish “Connect Through Reading” posts as I share reviews of my favorite books I read this summer! Last year I read a ton… more than I probably have in any other year. I read so many great books in 2013, I knew my streak was likely to not […]

Real Talk: Health and Red Faced Running

Red Faced Runners Spotlight

A feeling of pure happiness washes over me every time I see the photo above. Then, at some point, that happiness turns to disappointment and shame. You see, that was probably one of the happiest “regular” days of my life. My husband and I were in Park City, Utah on a little getaway. I was […]