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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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Dine and Dish 2014 Summer of Fun Bucket List Summer activities for kids

2014 Summer of Fun Bucket List

Hi friends! Sorry for the silence around here lately. My parents have been visiting and we have been busy wrapping up the last few weeks of school! Today is the first day of our summer vacation, which happens to be my most favorite time of the year! We’ve had an awesome first day…if today is […]

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Connect Through Reading – 5 Book Reviews

  I am so excited to be sharing this post with you today, because #1) it means I’m finally feeling well enough to read again and #2) some of these books are sooooo good! I’ve been not reading much at all this year so far, and it’s killing me. I’m so glad to have my […]

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Kindle Paperwhite Giveaway as part of www.dineanddish.net 7 years of blogging celebration!

Connect Through Reading {Kindle Paperwhite Giveaway!}

Book reviews of  Eleanor & Park, Looking for Alaska, Go Ask Alice, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, Tell the Wolves I’m Home and The Ocean at the End of the Lane. Plus, as part of the Dine & Dish 7 Year Blogging Celebration, I’m giving away a fabulous Kindle Paperwhite!  Friends, I’m so excited […]

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Fault In Our Stars by John Green reviewed at www.dineanddish.net

Connect Through Reading: Oh My Heart

Oh friends… do I have some good books to tell you about today! I think two of these books will probably make my top ten best books for 2013… they were *that* good! I am so excited to share them with you.   First up is The Fault in Our Stars by John Green.  I’ll […]

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Simplify Saturday The Kindle Paperwhite www.dineanddish.net

Simplify Saturday – The Kindle Paperwhite

If you follow Dine & Dish at all, you know I love to read. For today’s Simplify Saturday I’m telling you about the Kindle Paperwhite… a wonderful little e-reader that has simplified the way I read books. Let me preface this post by saying I have tried and owned numerous e-readers before. We have one […]

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Books I've Read in 2012

My Favorite Books of 2012 – A Connect Through Reading Recap

When I set out at the beginning of 2012 with the goal to read more, even if it was just a few pages each day, I never knew that I would re-ignite my passion for reading and good books in such a fervent way. I have fallen head over heels in love with books again […]

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Heft by Liz Moore

Connect Through Reading – 9 Book Reviews

Since I took some time off at the end of 2012, I’m a little bit behind in sharing some of my most recently read books. This Connect Through Reading post contains so many good ones… I hope you find some books that will peak your interest! I’m starting with a book that pushed to the […]

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Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

Connect Through Reading 2012 – 4 Book Reviews

I’ve been on a bit of a lull with reading lately… still reading but not reading as often or getting through books as quickly as I like. The 4 book reviews I’m sharing today are for a selection of books that are as different as can be, but all good in their own way. Sharp […]

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Bossypants by Tina Fey

Connect Through Reading 2012 – 5 Book Reviews

I’ve been reading up a storm lately but have unfortunately had a few misses since we last chatted about books. I struggle with even sharing some of the bombs as I know a few of these books many of you loved. Make sure to let me know your thoughts in the comments section and definitley […]

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