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3 Cleaning Tricks for Holiday Entertaining

3 Cleaning Tricks for Holiday Entertaining

As the holiday season approaches, one of the most dreaded tasks is cleaning your house for hosting guests. There is enough to do with all the cooking and decorating but the cleaning obligations can take over your life! I have been immersed in a fall […]

Summer Eating: Thai-Inspired Lettuce Wraps

Summer Eating: Thai-Inspired Lettuce Wraps

I was tasked with brining a “side or salad” for a recent party and needed an idea. Virginia summers are hot and humid and food does not tend to keep well. I needed something that would not spoil in the heat. I also wanted to […]

Black History Month Cookie Display

Black History Month Cookie Display

Our dance performance tonight is part of a black history month celebration. My volunteer assignment was to bring cookies for the performers. To celebrate all the hard work that has been put into this performance, I wanted to try to make my cookies a little […]

July 4th Cookout MUST HAVES!

July 4th Cookout MUST HAVES!

The economy is still terrible. And people more than ever long to congregate over great food. Luckily the two are not mutually exclusive. I wrote last year’s Ruly Ruth on what’s hot food-wise to share. So I think it’s a must that I update this […]

Ruly Recap – June’s Theme: Yard & Garden

Ruly Recap – June’s Theme: Yard & Garden

This month we have been discussing ways to organize your yard and garden, primarily focusing on a lot of ideas that have nothing to do with the actual growing of plants! If there is one thing I have learned about gardening, it is that you […]