Project 365 2013: Our Life in Photos January 13th – 19th

Project 365 January 13-19th www.dineanddish.net

(My favorite Instagram photo from the week) January 13th: Ella got a guitar for Christmas. Today, she broke it out in pure rock style fashion… complete with sunglasses and torn tights. I’ve committed to try and take all of my Project 365 pictures with my DSLR, but if I hadn’t, this Instagram picture would have…

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The Happiness Report #20 – Puppy Love and More

Meg and her Floppy Ears

Happy happiness report time, friends! It’s my first happiness report of the new year, and I have so much to be happy about! The absolute first thing on my list is our new dog. I can’t tell you how happy she is making our family. When we finally decided to get a dog, and Santa…

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Project 365 2013: Our Life in Photos January 1st – January 12th

Jan10 Picture Taker

Project 365 2013 is a photo a day project and a glimpse into our everyday life. My Project 365 goal for the year is to take the majority of pictures with my Nikon DSLR instead of my iPhone. I am hoping to stretch and improve my skills as a photographer as part of the project….

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Happiness Report #19 – Happiness Hodgepodge

Halloween 2012

Happy November! I feel like I say this with each passing month, but November already? Really? Raise your hand if you think that seems impossible! My heart has been heavy this week as I think of you all on the East Coast who have gone through so much. The pictures, stories, accounts… they all seem…

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Family Meetings and Encouraging Words

Encouraging Card Hallmark

We sit down and have a family meeting on Sunday evenings. It’s a way for our family of 6 to make sure we are all on the same page for the upcoming week, celebrate accomplishments from the prior week, and more. We assign chores, distribute allowance, plan our weekly menu and share our goals for…

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Fantasy Versus Reality {Recipe: Peaches & Cream Frozen Cocktail}

Peaches-Cream-Frozen-Cocktail

I woke up with an itch… the road trip itch. I nudged my husband. “Let’s get out of town… go someplace for the day.” It’d be a happy day, full of picture taking, shopping for props at antique stores, prancing through fields while notes from The Sound of Music filled the air. We all pile…

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