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Happiness Report #30 – Thoughts on Phoning it In

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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Hallmark Superheroes Plush Dolls

Superheroes of the Non-Cape Variety

Superheroes come in many different forms… and they don’t all wear capes! I’m partnering with Hallmark to chat about everyday superheroes. Superheroes… in Hollywood (or Gotham City) superheroes are typically cape wielding, super power kind of people. They swoop in to save the day, typically in disguise. Most of these Hollywood “superheroes” are just normal, […]

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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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November 5th Tea Cup

#Thisis40 Week 5, 6 and 7 In Photos

Hi all! I got a little behind on posting my #ThisIs40 photos, so this is going to be a long one! So far, 40 has been fabulous! Here is what weeks 5, 6 and 7 looked like for me, in photos.

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Giving Thanks Hallmark Cards

Giving Thanks for the Everyday Things

  Thanks to Hallmark for sponsoring this post.  As many of you know, I completed my first half marathon a few weeks ago. I had so much anxiety leading up to it, but after crossing the finish line I had such an overwhelming feeling of thanks and gratitude. The race I ran was the Kansas […]

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This Is 40 Photo Opener

#ThisIs40 Week 4 in Photos

Hey all! Before I get into my #ThisIs40 Week 4 in Photos, I wanted to tell you about a new project I’ve started. So many people contact me each week for advice on writing, so I thought I’d share my free “writing workouts” with those interested. Head over to the new inspiredPrompts page on Dine […]

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The Happiness Report #24 from dineanddish.net

The Happiness Report #24

Happy Happiness Report Day, everyone! Are you ready to share in some happy? Let’s do it! First off, my newest coffee mug from Pier 1 is the best, don’t you think? I love this time of year and the beginning of sweater season!

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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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5 Simple Ways to Amp Up Your Happy

5 Simple Ways to Amp Up Your Happy

Happiness. I talk a lot about happiness here on Dine & Dish. It’s one of those things that I think we all try to attain, but then when it’s still and quiet we wonder “am I truly happy?” I am happy! I have a wonderful husband, a great family, a wonderful job with supportive readers […]

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2013 Summer of Fun Bucket List from www.dineanddish.net

The Dine and Dish Family 2013 Summer Bucket List

  It’s Summer Bucket List time again! Our family had such a great summer last year as we worked through our first ever official list of things we wanted to do over the summer. Of course, after doing the first one we knew we’d want to do another one for 2013. So, here you have it… […]

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