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Homemade Peanut Butter

Way back when I was a kid, the peanut butter in most households was Jif, Skippy or Peter Pan. That was pretty much it. Except if you were my family, then it was the natural kind that you had to stir to incorporate the oil. 640 more words


'It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown' Turns 50

Fifty years ago this October, Charles M. Schulz’s iconic Peanuts characters took the screen for their second-ever holiday special in the premiere of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. 621 more words

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"Five From New York, It's . . .!"

Life is so full of coincidences and symmetries. For example, just last week MetLife announced that it was abandoning its association with Snoopy and the Peanuts family.   386 more words

Snoopy Is Now a Shelter Dog

After 31 years (217 in dog years), MetLife has sent snoopy to the pound. The huge corporation is retiring the cartoon canine as its mascot and speechless spokes-puppy. 199 more words


Dangerous Literature

I’ve slowly been bringing across from America to Britain some of my favourite books from my childhood. I missed the chance to pass them on to my nieces and nephews, who are in their 20s now, but my best friend has kids who are 7 and 5 and keen readers, so I wanted to share with them what I could of my childhood. 316 more words