National Chicken Wing Day? Sold.

Friday, July 29 is National Chicken Wing day. I’m typically not a fan of these national food holidays of questionable provenance (I don’t get the day off and neither does anybody else), but I AM a fan of chicken wings. In a huge way. Chicken wings are one of those things that I can order…

Young cruisers will be able to Build-A-Bear onboard all 25 Carnival ships by Summer 2017. Photo: Carnival Cruise Line.

Build-A-Bear goes to sea with Carnival

Build-A-Bear Workshop, where kids and kids-at-heart can create cuddly pals to take home, is going to sea in an exclusive partnership with Carnival Cruise Line. The first Build-A-Bear Workshop at Seat will debut onboard Carnival Dream, and will roll out aggressively to the rest of the 25 ships in the Carnival fleet, with all ships…

Photo courtesy of Brio!

Brio Ice Cream is tasty and (relatively) guilt-less

It took me a while, but I’ve worked my way through all six flavors of Brio! Twice. (The exclamation point is part of the name, but eating twelve single-serving cups of ice cream is also pretty exciting). The verdict: Brio(!) is good, and my favorite flavor is strawberry.  Let’s talk about why this is important.…

Tried it: New retail baked goods from Otis Spunkmeyer

Otis Spunkmeyer is an interesting brand, one that you might know the name and remember seeing, but can’t quite remember where. The nearly 40 year old company hasn’t operated standalone retail stores for decades, but has made a niche for itself in the wholesale foodservice industry, selling packaged baked goods and cookie dough for onsite preparation…