October 2012

Family Photo Shoot: Michael & Stacy and Family

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on October 28, 2012

in Photo Gigs, photography

Back in July, I had the pleasure of doing a photo shoot for my friend Missy and her family. We met up at a park, took a couple hundred photos (no joke) and I started packing up my stuff to head home. When I arrived at my car, one of the dads that was at […]


Photo Friday and Blog Birthday Winner!

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on October 26, 2012

in family, giveaway, photography, random, Uncategorized

**This post was written last night, but ecto ate it.** ***Scroll down for the blog birthday giveaway winner*** Well, it’s finally actually really totally fall here, and I spent last weekend pumpkin picking with my sister… of course it was unseasonably warm that day but whatever. Two days earlier, I was sent a new a […]

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Holy crud, I’m behind on posting. I got so sidetracked with all the chocolate, and then all the anniversary stuff (have you entered yet?) I completely forgot to give you all the rundown of our last Traveling Pans gathering! The theme/challenge was an interesting one: choose a recipe from a “master” chef that we’d never […]


Four Years {Giveaway Post!}

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on October 17, 2012

in contest, giveaway

Four years ago tonight, I sat down with a cup of coffee… opened up wordpress.com for the very first time, picked out this picture: Came up with a cute headline, and What’s for Dinner? was born. My first post was, by today’s standards, pathetic. No pictures, a lame description of a simple dinner, and absolutely […]


Gluten-Free Apple Cider Fritters

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on October 16, 2012

in Baking, bread, friends, guest post, nails, Side Dishes, vegetarian

I very rarely make gluten-free treats. Ok, that’s not completely true. I make gluten-free food all the time, just not for the sole reason of it being gluten-free. I don’t have any sort of gluten intolerance, nor do I toy with cutting out gluten for the sole reason that it’s “trendy.” However, as many of […]