Ruly Ruth: How to Be an AWESOME Team Parent!

With kids’ sports events in full swing with the beginning of school, I wanted to share my method for performing Team Mom (or Team Dad) duties. I have performed this job in 2 different states for a large variety of sports teams, and wanted to 

Ruly Ruth: If you can’t stand the heat, GET OUT of the kitchen! Hot weather snacks.

Since most of the country is experiencing a heat wave, as Ruly Ruth and I are, we’ve decided to tackle hot-weather snacks! When the weather is this hot, the last place you want to be is in the kitchen!  Before the twentieth century, kitchens were 

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 Ruth on Women’s Spring/Summer 2012 Fashion Trends

While here in Virginia we are practically in monsoon season with all of the rain we have been getting, summer is on its way!  Time to turn over the closets and dress to impress.  Last year, we saw white, nude, tangerine, lace, colorblock and animal 

Ruly Ruth: Brownies with Spinach and Blueberries=DELISH from “The Sneaky Chef”

I was requested to make a healthy brownie recipe for this month’s Ruly Ruth blog. I chose one with extremely accessible ingredients for everyone. It’s from: The Sneaky Chef:  Simple Strategies for Hiding Healthy Foods in Kids’ Favorite Meals by Missy Chase Lapine. There is