GIFT: Fairytale Brownies Brownies & Morsels

[1] Most brownies in three sizes: Regular (in front), Sprites (rectangles) and Morsels (mini squares). [2] and [3] Seasonal packaging and occasion messaging (birthday, get well, etc.) let you customize your gift. All photos courtesy Fairytale Brownies.   Last month we received a gift shipment of Fairytale Brownies. The excitement generated around here was almost…
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GIFT: Women’s Bean Project Foods, Party Favors, Stocking Stuffers

For Thanksgiving favors, Christmas stocking stuffers, or good food for your pantry, purchases from Women’s Bean Project help women trying to get back on their feet. By giving employment to the chronically unemployed: convicted felons, recovering addicts, victims of domestic violence. Many were teenage mothers and high school dropouts. Your purchase creates jobs for women…
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GIFT OF THE DAY: Swedish Gummy Horse Stocking Stuffers

[1] and [2] Swedish Gummy Horses, the best thing since Swedish fish (photos courtesy Candy People). [3] The painted wood horse that inspired the gummies (photo courtesy Scandinavian Butik).   We love gummy candy. Our entire family does. That’s why it’s so easy to give them what they really want: different types of gummies, which,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Christmas Tree Ornaments From Dehydrated Citrus

Dehydrate lemons, limes oranges and grapefruit to make tree ornaments. TOP PHOTO: An orange slice ornament. Photo courtesy Specialty Produce. BOTTOM PHOTO: Red or pink grapefruit make pretty slices. Photo courtesy Good Eggs.   You—or your kids—can make these dehydrated citrus ornaments in your oven. You don’t need an electric dehydrator, but if you have…
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GIFTS: Stocking Stuffers, Part 1

For stocking stuffers, we look for special items around $10 (or less). Here’s the first bunch of gourmet foods we’d like to find in our stocking. ANNIE B’S CARAMELS In polka dot gift bags of 20 caramels, Annie B’s caramels are sure to please. The Signature Mix includes Butter Rum, Chocolate, Sea Salt and Original…
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