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Throw a Summer Soirée — Grilled Appetizers, Main Course and Dessert Recipes!!

ruthie's summer soiree recipe

  Hello to all of Tatertots & Jello's Friends! I'm Ruthie from What's Cooking with Ruthie.com where I LOVE to talk about cooking, gardening, and a little dose of everyday life! I'm so happy to be guest posting here today... Welcome to What's Cooking with Ruthie's Summer Soirée...     Throwing the perfect Summer Soiree can be a lot of fun and it's even better if … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 28 Refreshing Summer Treats!!

28 refreshing summer treats

Are your kids out on summer break yet? If not, you might have a little bit of time to prepare for the best summer ever!   Win mother of the year by choosing some of  these  refreshing treats to fix your family over the summer! And be sure to check out all of the AMAZING links this week!  Peanut Butter Cookie @ A Pretty Life in the Suburbs   Oreo Popsicles @ Little Inspiration  Lemon … [Read more...]

Orzo Artichoke Salad Recipe! ( and share YOUR favorite summer recipe link up)

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I may have a little obsession with Orzo pasta. I love the shape, I love the the texture. And I love using it in salads! Here's my latest salad obsession -- Orzo Artichoke Salad. I made this a couple months ago and now I have to make it at least once a week. It's delightful and my family even loves it. My13 year old daughter takes it to school in a little tupperware container. I think I … [Read more...]

20 Scrumptious Spring Recipes to Make!!

20 spring desserts to make

Summer is rapidly approaching and I can't wait for those long, sunny swimsuit days! (well, maybe without having to worry about fitting into the swimsuit LOL) But...if it means that I can indulge in all this sweet springtime decadence just a bit longer, summer can wait!  I love all the fresh fruits (and even veggies!) used in these delicious sweets...and just maybe it gives me a way to justify … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Tempting Dessert Ideas to Make!!

20 yummy desserts

Anyone craving something beautiful, sweet, & delicious? Look no FURTHER -- plenty of YUMMY looking desserts!  Check out all of the posts this week, great inspiration is only a click away!  Birthday Cake @ little Inspiration Coconut Drippy Cake @ My 3 Monsters   Mini Strawberry, Lemon, and Shortbread Tirfles @ Madigan Made  Cupcakes to Go @ Naptime Journal   Birthday Cake in a Jar@ … [Read more...]

Great Ideas–20 Sweet Valentine’s Day Recipes!!

20 valentine's day recipes

 Here are some extra special recipes for that Extra Special Date, or anytime you want to impress.   You are getting it planned right?!  If not, here are some amazing sweet treats to feed your sweetie!   Cherry Whoopie Pies @ Gallamore West  Triple Chocolate Cherry Cookies @ Tidy Mom  Cherry Marshmallow Rice Krispies @ Inside BruCrew Life Valentine Neapolitan Cupcakes @ Six Sisters' … [Read more...]

Our Favorite Holiday Tradition — Christmas Eve Rice Pudding! (recipe tutorial)

danish rice pudding tradition

My family's ancestor's are from Denmark and one of the traditions that have been passed down through the generations is making Rice Pudding on Christmas Eve. I remember as a child the excitement as my mom made Rice Pudding and inserted that ONE almond into the pudding. Whoever got the almond in their dish that night received a special Christmas gift!! I have loved passing this tradition down to … [Read more...]

2nd Annual TT&J Cookie Exchange Party (and Holiday Cookie recipe link up)!!

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Thanks to everyone to came to the 2nd annual TT&J Cookie Exchange Party!! It was so much fun. I had a wonderful time meeting new friends! And those cookies ---- wow!!! Every single cookie was different, delicious and so so pretty!! {Thanks Lara @ Announced Design for the cute invite!!} I love cookie exchanges -- it's a festive excuse for a party PLUS you come away with so many different … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 26 SinFUL Deliciously Sweet Holiday Recipes!!

gingerbread truffles

It wouldn't be Christmas without mouth-watering desserts and with only 7 Days 23 Hours 25 Minutes  to go ... You will need some delicious inspiration for all of your Christmas Parties.  It is gonna be hard to choose, just warning ya!  ..And if there isn't enough temptation below you should check out all of the links.  Mouth watering after mouth watering recipe. … [Read more...]

Cookies for Santa Printable, Peppermint Whoopie Pies, and a chance to win a $200 Walmart gift card!


******************GIVEAWAY CLOSED*********************{{{Happy Monday}}} I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday! We had so much fun with our family. I came home to a schizophrenic house -- half of it is Christmas, half is Thanksgiving. I am excited to get all of my Christmas things out and make it all festive this week. In the meantime, I have a family Holiday Treat to share … [Read more...]