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Book Review: Chocolate Galore, by Caroline Barty

I’ve developed a pretty large collection of cookery books over the years- My bookcase now has bowing shelves and an ‘extension’ running across the carpet next to it. 694 more words

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Here's what's replacing chewing gum in American mouths

The US has become “a nation of suckers,” according to a new research report, which found that the $4-billion US gum market has shrunk by 11% in sales and 20% in volume over the past five years, as consumers reject the sticky stuff and instead pop breath mints. 170 more words

On 4th of July, it used to be hot time

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, July 1, 1981

By Diane Olson

If you had lived in Black Diamond 60, 70, 80, or even 90 years ago, you would at this moment be busily preparing for the town’s Fourth of July Celebration. 268 more words


Sweet Bubble Soap

Hi Beauty Babes,

On a recent trip home to Las Vegas, I noticed a new store in my favorite shopping center (Boca Park.) My sister and I  are huge Lush fanatics so naturally we ran over and clamored each other trying to get in the door of this place. 324 more words

Edible Glitter

Don’t these look like little ornaments? They’re actually chocolate covered in edible glitter! I didn’t know that even existed. I came across these at an event and no one even knew you could eat them! 23 more words