Amy Ruiz

Amy Ruiz writes the blog Limit Reached.

Web Site: http://www.limitreached.com/


The Great Chillow Debacle

Apr 3, 2014
The Great Chillow Debacle

Back in the early 2000s, my best friend, Maria and I saw an ad for a Chillow. It sounded like a miracle!  Who hasn’t woken up sweating because their body warmed up too much while sleeping? Just me? I’m a … Continue reading 

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April Fool’s Day: Just stop.

Mar 31, 2014
April Fool’s Day: Just stop.

You’re not funny.  Someone had to tell you because you might be about to do something really stupid. You might be thinking of a great prank or joke to pull off this Tuesday, April Fool’s Day…just don’t.  People who actually … Continue reading 

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Weddings with a Twist #TwitterLoveWed

Mar 28, 2014
Weddings with a Twist #TwitterLoveWed

Holy crap. I am a married woman and the world didn’t end. After my experience, I’m a big proponent of weddings with a twist…or two. That’s what we did…we put our personalities into the traditions and had fun while getting … Continue reading 

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What is going on at that German restaurant?

Mar 18, 2014
What is going on at that German restaurant?

Yesterday, I saw this article on Gawker about a local German restaurant who hosted a holiday party for a WWII re-enactment group. Aside from the fact that I don’t understand why there are WWII re-enactment groups, this group decorated the … Continue reading 

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Wedding, Engagement Ring Etiquette: What am I supposed to do here?

Mar 17, 2014
Wedding, Engagement Ring Etiquette: What am I supposed to do here?

I love my engagement ring. Granted, I never really wanted one because they are just a marketing ploy by diamond companies to sell diamonds. But the ring Paul gave me is so sparkly and it has a lot of meaning … Continue reading 

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One thing I love about being a Gen-Xer: MTV Generation

Mar 16, 2014
One thing I love about being a Gen-Xer: MTV Generation

One of the best things about my generation is MTV. Remember when MTV played videos?  I think I started watching MTV in 1983…could have been 1982, but it’s a little fuzzy now.  I was probably 8 or 9 years old … Continue reading 

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Happy Pi Day!

Mar 13, 2014
Happy Pi Day!

Yes, you ready that correctly.  It’s March 14th and that means it’s Pi day. Don’t remember this mathematical constant? Dig deep in the recesses of your memory and bring up the geometry class in 9th grade (or whatever grade you … Continue reading 

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Wedding Advice: 5 things no one tells you and neither will I

Mar 10, 2014
Wedding Advice: 5 things no one tells you and neither will I

Did my  crafty title suck you in?  Of course, it did.  It sounds like one of the plethora of Buzzfeed posts. Here’s the thing about planning weddings: They are stressful as fuck. It doesn’t matter if you are running off … Continue reading 

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What is Prize Candle?

Mar 9, 2014
What is Prize Candle?

Is it a candle given as a prize? No. Prize Candle is an aromatherapy candle with a prize inside it.  Remember when you were a kid and prizes came in cereal boxes?  This is way better. You burn your soy … Continue reading 

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Review: 125 Chicken Recipes Cookbook

Mar 7, 2014
Review: 125 Chicken Recipes Cookbook

Because I’m trying to save money, I’m always on the lookout for new recipes to try. So, when I was given a free copy of the 125 Chicken Recipes cookbook, I was excited to try out the Roasted Chicken Fajitas. … Continue reading 

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