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100-calorie candy store satisfaction

I’m not gonna lie: When I walked into a Huntington candy store disguised as a coffee shop late Tuesday afternoon, those gigantic homemade turtles sitting on a thick bed of pecans just inside the front door got my attention. Luckily, … Continue reading

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A kid’s point of view: Valentine’s Day

By Colleen, age 11 (as dictated to Mom, under the circumstances) Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope yours is better than mine. I threw up at school yesterday and four times since — including in the car on the way home. … Continue reading

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A kid’s point of view: Making a candy locker deposit

By Colleen, age 11 I think the candy locker is really useful. My Halloween candy would be gone already if I hadn’t put more than half of it in the candy locker. I did not keep the things I really … Continue reading

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Making dietary decisions that ‘stick’

Why do some dietary edits “stick,” while others don’t? It’s been more than 2 years now since I’ve eaten French Fries — once among my most favorite foods — and I can’t even say that I miss them. Whereas I … Continue reading

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Cleaning out the candy locker

“This is a bittersweet day,” I told Colleen as we cleaned out the candy locker Wednesday. She nodded solemnly. Well, not really. Actually she laughed. Still, we were both a bit sad to realize we probably wouldn’t be renewing our city … Continue reading

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Treat tradition defangs Halloween chomping

The kids and I still don’t know for sure whether we’re heading over to Manchester University this evening to trick or treat at “Haunted Garver,” Rowan’s dorm, or going candy hunting closer to home. We know what we’re doing tomorrow, … Continue reading

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