Hibernation {Recipe: Sicilian Sausage and Peppers Rigatoni}

Sausage and Pepper Rigatoni from www.dineanddish.net

I’m honored to be a part of the 2014 Kraft Tastemaker Community, where I am teaming up with Kraft Foods to bring you family friendly recipes using common ingredients found in your pantry! January is usually our hunker down and hibernate month. I’ve never really had the kids signed up for extra activities in the…

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Stay Off the Internet {Recipe: Zesty Mustard Baked Chicken Thighs}

Zesty Mustard Chicken Thighs Recipe from dineanddish.net

I had outpatient surgery yesterday… nothing too serious but I’m hoping will change the quality of my life quite a bit. (TMI for my men readers…but ladies, I had a D&C and ablation. Hopeful it helps!) Anyway, I had the sweetest nurse before my procedure who warned me to stay off the internets while I’m…

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Frigidaire Test Drive Mom – Symmetry Double Ovens

Frigidaire Logo

We welcomed a beautiful new appliance into our home today. Say hello to “Fran”, our new Frigidaire Gallery 30″ Freestanding Electric Double Oven Range. (I named her Fran… it fits, don’t you think?) I got an email a while back notifying me that the folks at Frigidaire wanted me to be one of the lucky…

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Begging and Pleading (Recipe: Oven Roasted Pumpkin Seeds)

I’ve been blogging…really I have. It just hasn’t been here. I have been fervently trying to keep up with all the newbie bloggers who have submitted applications for adoptions in the Adopt a Blogger program. I literally have an inbox stuffed full of people who are looking for someone a little more experienced to adopt…

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“Getting” Blogging (Recipe: Snickerdoodle Cookies)

A few weeks ago, after returning from my trip to New York (which I will blog about soon!) my husband said, “You know… I feel like you are a part of this whole other life that I just don’t even get.” He was referring to the blogging life. How many of you have experienced this…

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