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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Simplify Saturday – SimpleHuman

The SimpleHuman Philosophy www.dineanddish.net

Today I’d like to introduce you to a new feature on Dine & Dish…Simplify Saturday! On Simplify Saturday, I will feature something that is simplifying my life… it could be a product, an app, a book, a website…anything that I come across that is helping me to live my 2013 focus word of “Simplify”. Today,…

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Hallmark Tell Them – Thank a Teacher

Hallmark Tell Them - Thank a Teacher Picture of Ella and Mrs Brim

I had a blog post for Hallmark scheduled to run yesterday. It was in queue, all ready to go, when the tragedy in Newtown, CT took place. My Hallmark post was to be about their very special North Pole Countdown Ornament, but I just couldn’t push publish. I have something else I’d like to talk…

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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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It Takes a Village… Not to Mention Wine and Coffee

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I’ve always known and hoped that I would be a mom. When I was in Kindergarten, we had a “Star of the Week” program where the star would be interviewed. One of the questions in the interview was “What do you want to be when you grow up?” My immediate answer, firmly stated without any…

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