Teachers – (Sugar Free!) Candy Rewards for Students!

Teachers – (Sugar Free!) Candy Rewards for Students!

With school starting up again, teachers need to be stocking up on the ever-important “candy reward” for students.  Whether you choose to dole out candy for good grades, correct answers, completing a book, exemplary behavior, or just for fun, we have some really excellent (sugar free) candy that is perfect! And, did I mention that it’s sugar free? We all know the trouble kids can get into by eating too.

Back to School Treats Perfect for Sack Lunches!

Back to School Treats Perfect for Sack Lunches!

I can’t believe summer is just about over and all the little kiddies are headed back to school!  That means Moms and Dads need to start preparing school lunches again and finding yummy little treats to include that will bring a smile to your young one’s face.  Dessert, after all, is the best part of the meal. Here are 3 great kid-sized desserts that you can slip into those brown.

Five Fun Things For Friday!

Five Fun Things For Friday!

Happy Friday everyone!  I thought that for today, I would share with you 5 totally awesome, fun things to bring a smile to your face and bring an early start to the weekend.  So, let’s not waste time – here we go! 5. Chicago Metallic Multi-Tier Cake Pan: This cake pan is AMAZING!  It makes miniature 3-tier cakes 4 at a time.  These little cakes are so elegant and so.

Mars Begins Construction on New Candy Factory!

Mars Begins Construction on New Candy Factory!

What exciting news for candy lovers everywhere, and especially those who live in Topeka, Kansas.  Mars Chocolate North America has recently broken ground on a new candy factory there that will open in 2013 and make Snickers and M&M’s.  According to an article on Topeka’s KMBC.com, The [groundbreaking] event Tuesday was the first phase of the $250 million project that will create about 200 full-time jobs in northeast Kansas. It.

Can You Do the “ABBA-ZABA”?

Can You Do the “ABBA-ZABA”?

So, I saw this commercial on YouTube for ABBA-ZABA’s dance competition and wanted to share it with our readers! From now through October 18, 2011, all dancers (and wanna-be dancers) have been called upon to create a brand new dance move called “The ABBA-ZABA” and post it on YouTube.  Then you promote your video through Facebook, Twitter and other social media tools.  ABBA-ZABA has a point system based on how.

“Over the Rainbow” Party Idea and Candy Buffet!

“Over the Rainbow” Party Idea and Candy Buffet!

I nearly freaked out when I saw these “Rainbow” birthday party pics on Pizzazzerie.com - they are just so cute and it is such a fun birthday party theme for a little girl.  And, of course, my favorite part was the candy buffet.  Rainbows make an incredibly versatile party theme and there is just so much you can do with it.  It’s a classic color scheme and is easy to make.

All Time Top 5 Favorite Hard Candies

All Time Top 5 Favorite Hard Candies

I’m reading the book High Fidelity by Nick Hornby right now and, much like in the movie starring John Cusack, the main character and his buddies are always making all-time “Top 5″ lists.  So, in the spirit of the book, I’ve made my “All Time Top 5 Hard Candies.” To be fair, I have not included any lollipops or suckers on this list, because, after all, Top 5 Lollipops/suckers can.

Candy “Ink” – How Much Do You Love Your Favorite Candy?

Candy “Ink” – How Much Do You Love Your Favorite Candy?

Don’t ask me why I Googled “Candy Tattoos” today, but I did and found a huge range of photographs of body parts permanently inked with graphics of beloved candy, cupcakes and sweets.  Some were, um… not very “tasteful,” but other’s weren’t too terrible.  I was fascinated by these images and wondered how much a person would have to love a candy to get it’s image permanently drawn on their body?.

Best Snacks for the Office!

Best Snacks for the Office!

Have you ever been in charge of ordering snacks for your entire office?  I have, multiple times, and it’s crazy hard.  Ordering snacks that will please everyone is nearly impossible, but it can be done if you get the right mix of sweet, salty and sugar and/or fat free items.  Stick with a combination of those three, and you’re likely to please the sweet lovers, the salty snackers and the.

Tootsie Roll Cheesecake Recipe

Tootsie Roll Cheesecake Recipe

I don’t know about you, but I can’t ever decline a Tootsie Roll when one is offered.  Those yummy, gooey, chocolaty “Midgees” are such a perfect sweet treat, so I was wondering what kinds of recipes can I make that use Tootsie Rolls? On the Tootsie Roll website, they offer several delicious sounding recipes, but one stood out to me that just looks superb – Tootsie Roll Cheesecake! This recipe.