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CakeShooter

Move over cupcakes, CakeShooters are the new way to eat treats. Credit: CakeShooter A sheet cake is great. And cupcakes are always welcome. But, if you're looking for the latest sweet treat that's fun, trendy and totally delicious,...When a cake or cupcakes just won't cut it, try a CakeShooter.

Heart-Shaped Valentine's Day Crafts

I'll admit it: Cabin Fever is not a Craft Queen. But every year our dining room table turns into a factory for mass Valentine production. The children bring home class lists, we clear crafting space and then set about making a Valentine for everyone...

Summer Camp, Free Pampers, and Teacher Trouble - Links We Love

Diapers are expensive, which is why you should enter LilSugar's giveaway where you could win a full year's worth of Pampers. Pampers will also donate the cost of 50 tetanus vaccines to UNICEF. -- LilSugar Segregation in schools is on the rise,...

The Ten Best Stocking Stuffers

Buying presents for some people can be a very difficult task, especially when you buy presents for them year after year. When you add the concept of then having to get stocking stuffers on top of that the whole holiday season can seem daunting...

Do you trust homemade trick or treats?

Yesterday I found myself watching a cooking show wherein the host was making homemade Halloween treats for impending trick or treaters. She was making some sort of popcorn ball treats, and they looked both tasty and creative. Making treats can also...

Halloween treat bags for the other kids?

My wife is a first grade teacher and as such generally prepares Halloween treat bags for her students containing, pencils, erasers, and, yes, a few sweets. Some of her students, however, do not celebrate Halloween and their parents opt to have them...

Some cereals are more than HALF sugar!

I doubt any parent thinks of a product called "Sugar Smacks" as nutritious. We reserve that kind of labeling for cereals that have no taste or taste like compacted sawdust. Still, would it surprise you to find out that many cereals, especially...

The ice cream truck in your grocer's freezer

When I was a teenager, I hung out a lot in San Francisco's famous Japantown where my compatriots and I would descend on the American Fish market for a Wonder Bar. Looking back, I'm not sure if it was so much the ice cream or the company of the girls...

The best Father's Day presents are FREE!

Lately it seems a lot of pressure has been placed on getting presents for each other for pretty much every holiday that comes around in a year. I don't know if it's the economy, the effect of its sluggishness on me, or some sort of pregnancy hormone...

Ben and Jerry's free cone day

Today, April 25th is Free Cone Day at Ben and Jerry's. Which would explain why yesterday it was a balmy 80 degrees and now, on Free Cone Day, it's 42 degrees. Stop by between noon and 8pm and go to the Ben and Jerry's website to find a location near...

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