Shed those Holiday pounds!

Most of us did over indulge during the Holidays and that’s expected.  But now’s a good time to kick start a New Year’s resolution. One of the most common resolutions is to get back in shape & start eating healthy.  Even if you don’t plan to begin a diet as your resolution, it would feel … Continue Reading »

Winter weather… ugh

Along with joyful holiday celebrations comes the unfortunate winter weather. I don’t envy the poor folks stranded on the East Coast by a blizzard that dumped up to 29 inches of snow or the Californians hard hit by those heavy rains, mud slides & flooding.  But actually, here in the Midwest we may not be … Continue Reading »

Bit of Trivia ~ The Caveman was really the First!

The Caveman was the first to sample candy by eating the honey from bee hives… what a Geico commercial that would make. History actually traces candy back 3,500 years to the Egyptians who along with the Chinese would mix honey with fruit & nuts, however since sugar was so expensive, candy was only available to … Continue Reading »

Decorate with Candy!

Well, Black Friday & Cyber Monday have come and gone! Now the holiday decorating begins. Some of us are trying to tastefully decorate without spending too much money since most of the budget was spent on Black Friday & Cyber Monday!  Everyone loves Christmas and everyone loves candy… why not combine the two.  Candy Canes … Continue Reading »