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#ThisIs40 Photography Project Week 1

#ThisIs40 Photography Project {Week 1}

So… I turned 40 last week and oh what a week it was! I spent a week away, part with friends, part with my husband and had a lot of time to think and reflect and plan. I couldn’t imagine a better way to spend my birthday! With the thinking came a few regrets. One […]

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Online Friendships

This tribute to my “online friendships” is brought to you by Hallmark.  Working from home can be isolating if you let it. Lucky for me, I have a whole crew of colleagues I can reach at the click of a mouse. True friendship and support in the blogging world can be hard to come by… […]

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Girls Night In With Dole Banana Dippers

It’s Always a Good Time for Girlfriends

This post is sponsored by Dole Banana Dippers   When I turned 39, I wrote that one of my goals for the next year was to really nurture my friendships. I’ve been putting relationships with my girlfriends on the back burner for far too long, even though I know how important time with girlfriends can […]

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Happiness Report #22 www.dineanddish.net

The Happiness Report #22

Do you see that picture right up there? The one with the bright, shining sun and palm trees? The kids and I are leaving on our annual 16 hour road trip to find the sun… down near South Padre Texas, where my parents live! I am so excited to leave the chill behind and head […]

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Mugs

What’s Your Mug Personality? A #Shot4Shot Morning Get Together

This morning, some of my friends came over for coffee and homemade cinnamon rolls. I thought it would be fun to have a coffee gathering this week to tie in to the #Shot4Shot campaign Tracey and I are participating in for Shot@Life. Have you taken a shot of your mug yet to help raise awareness […]

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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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Friends, Fajitas and Fried Ice Cream

For months now, a good friend and I have been talking about starting a Dinner Club. We both knew that it would be a lot of fun, but we were really stuck on who to invite. Our goal was to have people who didn’t know each other very well but who would hit it off […]

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Come On In!

Update your bookmarks and your RSS feeds and hold on to your hats… Dine and Dish has moved! I’m so glad you found our new home. Hello friends! I’m so glad you made it and hope you’ll stay awhile. Aren’t our new digs gorgeous? I am so excited to be making a change. My home […]

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Dinner party diaries – The Annual Christmas Party

Great Friends, great food and a whole lot of fun… that completely sums up our dinner party last night. It was absolutely perfect. The evening started at 6:30pm. Our two oldest children were down the street with a babysitter. I took the chance on keeping the baby here, thinking she would go to bed early. […]

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