I Lived…Goodbye February Blues For Good

I Owned Every Second That This World Could Give - One Republic

I hate February… And I hate how I always find myself in a giant funk this time of year. It’s ridiculous. After 41 years of February’s and recognizing how they make me feel for at least half of those, I should do something about it to prepare myself. But every, single year, February comes along…

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The Happiness Report #36

Journaling with Life Captured Inc on dineanddish.net

Let’s talk about what’s been making us happy lately! Hi friends! I hope you all are well and are ready to have a great weekend! The girls and I are headed to Oklahoma City for the weekend to hang out with my sister and to celebrate her youngest daughter turning 18. I may have cried…

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2015 Focus Words – Be Happy

Be Happy 2015 Focus Word

Today I’m sharing my 2015 Focus Word(s) as well as how I plan on using this phrase to shape my year. Plus, I’m giving one lucky Dine & Dish reader the chance to win an Etsy gift certificate! Instead of making resolutions each year, I always choose a focus word. This word or phrase is…

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The Happiness Report #32

Pie Crust

My new motto…”If at first you don’t succeed, pie, pie again.” Happy Friday, friends, and happy Happiness Report! I hope your weekend is off to a great start. This is such a busy time of year for most people…I think it’s so important especially when times get busy to take a few minutes out of…

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Happiness Report #31 – NaBloPoMo Edition

Dine and Dish Kids Halloween 2014

The Happiness Report #31 is also my first post for NaBloPoMo, where I’ll be sharing content each day this month.  Hi friends and happy first day of November (and first day of NaBloPoMo)! It is all of a sudden freezing cold here in Kansas. Yesterday was chillier than we expected… maybe even one of the…

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Happiness Report #30 – Thoughts on Phoning it In

The Happiness Report 30 at dineanddish.net

This morning I was sitting at my kitchen table, reading the newspaper and drinking my made at home latte, mulling over in my mind what I am going to say during my talk at the upcoming Chopped Conference. The topic of my talk is something I am really passionate about in the blogging world, which…

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The Happiness Report #28

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Hi friends and happy Friday! It has been so so so cold here this past week…it’s bringing me down. I’m hopeful that this weekend things will turn back around and Spring will be here to stay for awhile. Until then, I thought I’d take a little assessment of the things that have been making me…

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