Tag Archives: xmas

Review: Safeway Bakery Counter light fruitcake slice

Fruitcake doesn’t do anything for me. I think. See, I can’t say I’ve had all that much fruitcake in my life. Like many people, I tried it once or twice years ago, decided I didn’t like it, then neglected to try it again because I assumed I still didn’t like it. This is crazy, of […]

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Last Minute Christmas Gift Guide 2013

Arbitrary: Last Minute Christmas Gift Guide 2013

It’s Dec. 24, which means you’re too late for online shopping, Clicky McGee. You’re going to have to go out into the world, interact with people and listen to tediously overplayed Christmas music through tinny shop speakers. Or wear earplugs. Your call. On the plus side, you’ll get to support local businesses with your holiday […]

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Recipe: Simple Spiced Apple Cider

Near as our calendar app can tell us, it’s Christmas Eve. That means it’s time to hunker down in front of the fireplace, snuggle up with your special someone, and enjoy a warm mug of spiced apple cider. This recipe, from the lovely Aline, is easy to make, and the aroma fills a house with […]

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Review: Planters Old Fashioned Peanut Brittle

Goodie! It’s that time of year again when a few hundred square feet of every grocery store becomes a temporary enclave of Christmas snacks, full of icy squares, Turtles and Toblerone bars the size of fence posts. I can’t say I’ve ever tried to find peanut brittle outside of the holiday season, so I’m not […]

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Review: Ho, ho, ho! Starbucks Peppermint Brownie Cake Pops

The last time I wrote about Starbucks’ cake pops, I learned two things: They’re popular. Throngs of friendly internet people found their way to my last review, and, many months later, it’s still one of the most popular things on the site. Go figure. They’re polarizing. Some people love them, and others dislike them (a […]

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