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Dine and Dish 2014 Summer of Fun Bucket List Summer activities for kids

2014 Summer of Fun Bucket List

Hi friends! Sorry for the silence around here lately. My parents have been visiting and we have been busy wrapping up the last few weeks of school! Today is the first day of our summer vacation, which happens to be my most favorite time of the year! We’ve had an awesome first day…if today is […]

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Double Chocolate French Toast from dineanddish.net

Sharing Mother’s Day {Recipe: Double Chocolate French Toast}

A very special Mother’s Day breakfast…Double Chocolate French Toast made with King’s Hawaiian Bread. This year, Mother’s Day is extra special for me because I get to share it with Leah! Yes, friends, Leah’s birthday is on Sunday and my baby… whom I’m sure I just brought home from the hospital yesterday…is turning 5! How this […]

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California Avocado Walking Tacos www.dineanddish.net

California Avocado Walking Tacos

This recipe for Walking Tacos was created using fresh California Avocados.  Cinco de Mayo is coming up, which happens to be my favorite food holiday of the year. I know that Cinco de Mayo has way more significance than just the food, but you have to admit…it’s hard to find a holiday to celebrate with […]

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Rustic Italian Sponge Cake with Creamy Cheesecake Filling

Rustic Italian Spongecake with Creamy Cheesecake Filling

A light and airy Italian Spongecake filled with a Creamy Cheesecake Filling, created in partnership with PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese. Not only are we celebrating Easter this weekend, we are celebrating Nick’s grandmas 90th birthday!! I’m so excited to get together with his family, including all his aunts, uncles and cousins (and they are Irish Catholic, […]

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Vanilla Texas Sheet Cake from www.dineanddish.net

Church Classic {Recipe: Vanilla Texas Sheet Cake}

Vanilla Texas Sheet Cake is a twist on a classic church potluck recipe, topped with a creamy vanilla frosting and chopped Diamond walnuts. I don’t want to be disrespectful, but the desserts that the church ladies provide for funerals are the best! There is nothing like a table full of a variety of desserts, all […]

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Oven Roasted Veggie Pizza on dineanddish.net #pizzaweek

Roasted Veggie Pizza for #PizzaWeek

If you like vegetable pizza than you will love this oven roasted veggie pizza, the recipe I’m sharing today for a blogging collaboration called #PizzaWeek.  I like vegetables, a lot. I always have. In fact, growing up when I got to choose my birthday dinner the main thing I would ask for was lima beans. […]

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The Happiness Report Number 27 dineanddish.net

The Happiness Report #27

Friends, do you see those beautiful SPRING like flowers up there? I have a couple growing in my yard right now, but that particular vase of daffodils is a gift from my friend Jenny who got them at Trader Joe’s. I absolutely love the flowers (and the price for flowers) at Trader Joe’s. It’s only […]

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A simple and flavorful Lemon Kale Baked Shrimp from www.dineanddish.net #ApothicWhite

Date Night, Grown Up Shrimp and #ApothicWhite

My husband and I used to be really fun people. We did! We used to have regular date nights, spent plenty of nights out until the wee hours of the morning down in the bar district, vacationed often, lived a fun, carefree and exciting life. We were sexy, edgy and fun. Then things changed… excitement […]

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Toasted Pistachio Toffee Brittle from dineanddish.net

Through the Trouble {Recipe: Toasted Pistachio Toffee Brittle}

A tasty candy brittle loaded with toasted, Diamond brand, Pistachios.  So, our house went on the market this past weekend and I’m already kind of over the whole process! In the last week I spent 2 days ticked off and not speaking to my husband (because I’m mature that way), 24 hours completely digging through […]

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Half Smashed Refried Beans from dineanddish.net

Boys {Recipe: Half-Smashed Refried Beans}

Half-Smashed Refried Beans recipe featuring Bush’s Beans. Boys are funny, aren’t they? March Madness is in full swing and the bracket talk around here between my husband and son and his friends is so funny to listen to. Baseball season is also upon us, so we are kind of limboing between being fans of two […]

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