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Lavash with Hot Spinach Avocado Dip from dineanddish.net

Labor Day Entertaining {Recipe: Lavash with Spinach Avocado Dip}

Labor Day entertaining made simple with this Hot Spinach Avocado Dip featuring fresh California Avocados.  Labor Day weekend is one of my favorite weekends to celebrate yet it’s also bittersweet. I love having a big bash at the end of the summer to bid farewell to the season. Labor Day means we are one step […]

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Lunch With Friends {Marzetti Salad Party Giveaway}

When was the last time you hosted a lunch for your girlfriends? For me, it’s been a long time… I’ve been a stay at home / work from home mom for 10 years now, and I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve actually had girlfriends over during the day for lunch. […]

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Blue Bunny Impromptu Ice Cream Party!

CONNECT is my focus word for 2012 and I had another opportunity to do just that this past week. Blue Bunny, the makers of fantastic ice cream and novelty treats, recently sent me a cooler with a variety of ice cream goodies in it (don’t I have one of the greatest jobs in the world?). […]

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Entertaining on a Budget with Sam’s Club {KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway} CLOSED

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to Rebecca Olson! Thanks to all for entering. As part of my 2012 focus word to “connect” more with others, I have decided to shoo away my Reluctant Entertainer and open up my home to others more often. Occasions big and small, I’m happier and my home is a […]

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Dinner Club #2 Rustic Italian (Recipe: Chicken Spinach Manicotti)

We had our second Dinner Club on Saturday and I thought it was another big success. The food that was shared was fantastic, the friendship was great and the conversation was the best! I love this eclectic group of people… there is never a dull moment. Dinner Club came and went and I was so […]

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