5 Favorite Halloween Treats

5. Strawberry Ghosts This recipe was cute and simple to make. The mix of the hard outer shell of the white chocolate and the sweet, juicy flavor of the strawberry made a very nice treat. This recipe, like most of the ones I tried, is also very kid-friendly. Decorating the strawberries gives everyone the opportunity to express […]

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The Truth About Pollinators

When you think of bees, you may think of them as some sort of nuisance, pestering you in the warmer months of the year. Yet bees are a crucial part to keeping our world’s food supply going — and bees aren’t the only ones working hard out there. There are many types of pollinators: bees, butterflies, […]

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Emma’s Peanut Butter Cups

Halloween is fast approaching, and you know what that means… chocolate and candy! Did you know that in the United States, candy sales exceed $2.2 billion? That is a LOT of Halloween candy. Let’s be honest: We all love to indulge a little (okay, maybe a lot) during Halloween. But, then again, there isn’t a single […]

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Top 5 Summer Treats

#5: Gummy Worm Fruit Pops These treats are great for warm summer days. They are extremely easy to make and even more fun to eat. If you really want to be able to see your worms, I recommend using a very light pink drink. In mine, I used strawberry kiwi juice, and while it tasted really […]

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Slavery, Environmental Stability, and Poverty: A Conscious Consumer’s Look at Fair Trade

While many US citizens worry about their British Cadbury chocolates being banned for import by Hershey’s, there is little discussion in the debate about the ethics behind the creation of the corporation’s chocolates. Countless consumers enjoy the sweet treats Hershey’s produces. However, it’s these same consumers that may be unaware of the company’s possible involvement […]

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