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Welcome to “Snackchat”! Every day there seems to be some NEW food item to tempt our taste buds, and as a couple of food connoisseurs, we want to talk about the good, the bad, and the curious! This one? Kellogg’s Little Debbie Oatmeal Creme Pies Cereal!
What started out as a small program in the town where the Hormel headquarters are located, has now turned into a nation-wide program for all 16,000 employees and their families! The goal is to create equality when it comes to getting an education, because Hormel understands the ripple effect that can have on a family and community!
You helped collect backpacks for Grand Rapids area foster kids and now that the drive is over, it’s time to get these bags in the hands of those children! DA Blodgett St. John’s is a organization that’s receiving some of those backpacks, and we had a chance to chat with Allyssa Murphy about what this means to the foster kids that receive them!
In an effort to encourage people to sign up for their coffee subscription program, Panera Bread is giving you the opportunity to get your first month of the program free AND pay for your next month of home wi-fi for free just for being one of the 2,020 people to sign up on Thursday, September 10th!
You may have heard the “rule of thumb” that you shouldn’t wear white after labor day, but where did it come from? Why is it a problem? Well, we did a little digging and found out that the rule has some roots that date back to the 19th century and centers around “old money” and “new money”. Short of it…Wear white any time you want!
It’s like it’s straight out the world of Roald Dahl! The people behind Jelly Belly are hiding “gold tickets” in every state that could put $5,000 in your pocket AND could help you win your very own Jelly Bean Factory! You didn’t know you wanted your own Jelly Bean factory did you?
Best known for his portrayal of King T’Challa in the “Black Panther”, many were saddened to hear the news of the passing of Chadwick Boseman over the weekend. We collected up a few clips and stories that we thought we’d pass along to help you and your family remember this gifted man.
Years ago, Aaron’s wife donated a kidney to him. It ultimately failed and he’s been on dialysis and waiting for another donor. He shared this story with the jeweler he was working with when he went to upgrade his wife’s wedding ring, and the jeweler gave him something that changed his life!
“I don’t think so Tim” is one of the best catchphrases from the 90’s! We can thank Al Borland from Home Improvement for the comical sentiment. Al’s chemistry with Tim “the Toolman” Taylor was such a special dynamic that captured our hearts, and now the two actors, Tim Allen and Richard Karn are teaming up once again for a History channel competition show, tentatively called “Assembly Required”!
There’s been generic knock-off brands, contests, and so many other ways to enjoy the tasty marshmallows of Lucky Charms, but now EVERYONE will get a chance to grab the REAL deal! 6 ounce bags will be hitting stores shelves for $4 so that you can more easily relive your childhood of just eating marshmallow cereal!
The relationship between a student and teacher is special. If you think back, you can probably pinpoint a single teacher that left a mark on your life. For Fisher, his art teacher not only left a mark, but helped save his mother’s life.
Coronavirus has thrown a lot of wrenches into our life and probably one of the more unexpected situations is the great change shortage of 2020! Well…one aquarium in North Carolina dug up 100 gallons of coins and while they may not solve the change shortage, they can certainly do their part to help!
Coronavirus/COVID had many of us order a few more items online than we normally would and Amazon is trying to help curb the number of boxes making an impact on the environment in a pretty creative way! A special QR code on each box will provide you (and your kids especially) with a creative way to re-purpose the box. Perhaps as a mini-golf windmill, cat condo, or even a robot suit! Which one would you pick?
You’ve heard stories and maybe have even experienced a “Pay it Forward” situation yourself, but this “Pay it Forward” story out of Gulfport, Mississippi is making headlines after 79 customers kept paying it forward for more than 2 hours! Tell me something good indeed!