It’s a Candyland Life

Sweet, chewy, colorful, sour, hard, or gummy - there's a candy out there for anyone with a sweet tooth! If you've seen a seasonal display at a grocery store lately or walked down the regular candy aisle, you know there's no shortage of options to satisfy a craving for something sweet. In fact, in the…

What’s in 2021’s Witch’s Brew?

Let the Holiday Season Begin! It's the time of year when stores begin to put out holiday and seasonal items 3 months too early. Halloween candy sits next to back-to-school displays, fall items are pushing out the summer clearance, and I've even seen displays already for...Christmas. I'm just beginning to get used to the idea…

Do-nut Forget About Donuts!

Who can resist the scent of warm, freshly-baked donuts? Not me! There are so many varieties of donuts to choose from. No matter how hard I try to order just one for myself, I always leave with a dozen box! I'm sure we all saw the ads for National Donut Day that just passed and…

Beef: Hidden Complexity

Beef has been a topic in the hot seat for a few years. Some say red meat is just terrible for you and some say turning to plant-based meat patties is bad for you and the environment. Whatever your opinion on regular meat and plant-based meat may be, there's a complexity to beef that many…

No Place Like Local, Hometown Bakeries

There's no place like home - and one of the comforts of your hometown (be it small or big) is the local bakery...or bakeries. Bless the people who are passionate and talented enough to open up a shop where they sell their delicious treats! Where else would I buy desserts or brunch necessities?! I appreciate…