Facebook    Twitter    Pinterest    RSS    Email Updates Spacer 2

Screen Shot 2014-03-22 at 12.28.21 PM

Connect Through Reading – 5 Book Reviews

  I am so excited to be sharing this post with you today, because #1) it means I’m finally feeling well enough to read again and #2) some of these books are sooooo good! I’ve been not reading much at all this year so far, and it’s killing me. I’m so glad to have my […]

Read More →

Amanda Rettke Surprise-Inside Cakes Cookbook Giveaway dineanddish.net

Amanda Rettke Surprise-Inside Cakes Cookbook Giveaway – CLOSED

The giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Lydia Houghton, winner chosen via Random.org. Thanks to all who entered! My friend Amanda wrote a book! You may know Amanda from the blog I Am Baker and as the most creative cake decorator extraordinaire. For years now, she’s been drawing us in on her blog with unique […]

Read More →

Banana Beignets Recipe from www.dineanddish.net

Connect Through Reading {Recipe: Banana Beignets}

Today I’m sharing a special Connect Through Reading post – it includes a really fabulous Banana Beignet recipe – but it’s special for other reasons! I have to give you some backstory first, though. About 9 years ago I was working from home doing a job I hated. I was working as a recruiter for […]

Read More →

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

Connect Through Reading – My Summer Reads

  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 […]

Read More →

Books I've Read in 2012

My Favorite Books of 2012 – A Connect Through Reading Recap

When I set out at the beginning of 2012 with the goal to read more, even if it was just a few pages each day, I never knew that I would re-ignite my passion for reading and good books in such a fervent way. I have fallen head over heels in love with books again […]

Read More →

Heft by Liz Moore

Connect Through Reading – 9 Book Reviews

Since I took some time off at the end of 2012, I’m a little bit behind in sharing some of my most recently read books. This Connect Through Reading post contains so many good ones… I hope you find some books that will peak your interest! I’m starting with a book that pushed to the […]

Read More →

Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

Connect Through Reading 2012 – 4 Book Reviews

I’ve been on a bit of a lull with reading lately… still reading but not reading as often or getting through books as quickly as I like. The 4 book reviews I’m sharing today are for a selection of books that are as different as can be, but all good in their own way. Sharp […]

Read More →

Bossypants by Tina Fey

Connect Through Reading 2012 – 5 Book Reviews

I’ve been reading up a storm lately but have unfortunately had a few misses since we last chatted about books. I struggle with even sharing some of the bombs as I know a few of these books many of you loved. Make sure to let me know your thoughts in the comments section and definitley […]

Read More →

Gone Girl - 5 Star Book Review

Connect Through Reading – Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

OK friends, I usually wait until I have a few books to review when I do my Connect Through Reading posts, but I had to share this one with you now. I know summer is winding down and many of you are looking for a good book to read as you travel or are sitting […]

Read More →

Defending Jacob

Connect Through Reading 2012 – 3 Book Reviews

Reading hasn’t happened as much as I had hoped this summer (in fact, my last Connect Through Reading post was in May! I’ve read three more since that post, and thought I’d take a moment to share my thoughts with you. Up first is the legal thriller, Defending Jacob by William Landay. I’ll start off […]

Read More →