Month: July 2012

Back To School Lunch

    Hi! To all of the 36th Avenue’s friends! I’m Ruthie from What’s Cooking with where I LOVE to talk about cooking,  gardening, and a little dose of everyday life!   The 1st day of school is quickly approaching and sometimes it’s sad to let those little kiddos go! SO, here’s an extra special 1st Day of School Lunch, because when you can’t be there to give them an extra hug- a yummy,  fun lunch can brighten their day!!     Most of the ingredients for this lunch are probably already in your pantry! All you’ll need to...

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Ombre Tips and Design Ideas

A few weeks ago I got a request from one of my readers. I wish I could answer to all of them but this one I knew I wanted to work on since it involves a 6 year old little lady that loves pink.   picture source   Here is the request: ” Ok, I don’t want to take much of your time…my girl will be 6 and like I said I want to do something with her room that has been the same since she was a baby. I know I want to paint her walls pink because...

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Paper Craft – Food Shapes Recipe Book

  I have noticed that my own children learn better and faster while they are involved in activities that require them to create. Last week I received in the mail a fun envelope filled with high quality and colorful AstroBrights papers.       As soon as I saw it I noticed the bright colors and how perfect this paper could be for projects at home, school or the office. I could make brochures, invitations, flyers, announcements or craft projects. As soon as I saw the AstroBrights papers however I knew what I wanted to do with it. Let me show you!    ...

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Slow Cooker Fiesta Ranch Chicken

This chicken recipe that I’m sharing today is super easy to make! The chicken is tender, tasty, creamy, and packed with flavor. This is one of those easy recipes that you want to pin for later. It’s perfect for busy days when you don’t have too much time in your hands. Simply throw the four ingredients inside of the Crock Pot and let the slow cooker do all the work for you!  Let me introduce to you my family’s new favorite… Slow Cooker Fiesta Ranch Chicken. I hope you like our Slow Cooker Chicken as much as we do… Here is the recipe!...

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Best DIY Projects and Link Party 66

 Hello! It is time to link up again!   But first let me give some stickers and spot light some of my favorite DIY Projects from last week… You guys are all amazing and there is not a week that goes by that I am not surprised by your creativity. Let’s do it!   If you love the vintage industrial style as much as I do you are going to love this DIY Industrial Ceiling Light and tutorial by Pressing On.  Miranda my friend you did a great job! I am giving you the…     School is almost here…...

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How to paint Laminated Plywood

Easy step by step tutorial of how to paint laminated furniture in no time!  Can I paint laminated plywood? Yes you can my dear!  I am sure you have seen a bunch of laminated furniture in your Thrift Stores. You may have loved the clean lines of it or the pretty shape, but you have been turned off by the ugly plastic brown look of it. I am going to show today how you can give a fake wood a nice strong finish in just a few steps. FIRST I can’t emphasize enough how important it is to prepare the surface you are...

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Celebrating Womanhood

What do you do when you get to hang out with a bunch of women over at a Blog Conference? You get to have fun… that’s what you do! No matter how different we look, where we are from or where we live, we have one thing in common: We love to create and share our passion for it with the world!   My favorite part of EVO and the three days I spent up in Park City was to get to know better some of the bloggers around me. I’m so glad that I had the chance to hang out...

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Park City Utah

What a blast! As many of you may know I went to EVO for the very first time this year. There I got to hang out with some amazing women! I am talking about the ladies behind some of my favorite blogs and it was CRAZY fun! I came back home exhausted, with my voice gone… I guess that is what happens when you stay with 16 other ladies and you go to bed way past midnight!     Oh yes! We were spoiled rotten thanks to Links Luxury Rentals. picture source   Every night we gathered together scattered in this huge, comfy,...

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Best Of The Day: Projects and Ideas Part 1

It is Saturday and I’m starting a new series call Best of the Day. Each Saturday I will share a Recipe, Craft, DIY, Quote, Handmade Etsy Shop and whatever I feel deserves a special shout OUT!   Let’s get started!   Craft of the day! If you are looking for a fun quick project to do with the kiddos this weekend the fabulous girls over at eighteen25  have it for you! DIY Bean Art Tutorial These ladies are some of my favorite people in earth and I love their blog. I follow them from here to the moon and back… and you...

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23 Delicious Desserts and Baked Goods

There is something sweet about sweets. Desserts, cakes, cookies, pies and cupcakes make life simply better.     Take a minute and think about it… What is Thanksgiving without a pie, a Holiday without a good dessert, or grandma’s house without her perfect cookies or bread? There is an invisible bond between all of us when we share the sweetness of a homemade dessert.   Today I am featuring the Best 23 Homemade Desserts and Baked Goods that were linked up to the party during the last three weeks. Let’s put our aprons on… It is time to be inspired by sweetness!...

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