| Oct 21, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Come next Friday, millions of kids will have sorted through their booty from gallivanting about on Allhallows Eve.
There'll be fun-size Snickers, Milky Ways and 3 Musketeers. There'll be Smarties, Junior Mints, Dots and dozens more brands of candy....
| Oct 16, 2014
| 10:30 AM
National Chocolate Day comes on October 28 every year. Why? Who knows? But if you ask me, every day is National Chocolate Day at our house, and I'll be happy to double dip on October 28 with a great excuse! Maybe a chocolate croissant to begin the day,...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 2:26 PM
The days are getting shorter, pumpkin spice lattes have returned and grocery stores across America are stocking up on those weird decorative gourds. Halloween is approaching.
As they pick out their costumes, the estimated 41 million children of trick-...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Move over, Elsa.
Apple's iPad is the No. 1 brand among children 6-12, beating out Disney, Nickelodeon, YouTube, Netflix, Toys 'R' Us, McDonald's, and multiple snack-food brands, according to a new survey.
Kids see the iPad as the all-in-one digital...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 1:01 PM
There will be more than $273 in coupons in this Sunday's Morning Call, including many ways to save on fall favorites.
For starters, you can save $1.50 on any two Febreeze products, including candles and odor eliminating items featuring limited edition...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Hershey Co. unveiled new corporate branding Friday, including a new logo with a Hershey's kiss that was unpoopular with many Internet commenters.
Hershey dropped the "'S" on its name, going for a more streamlined "Hershey." It also dropped the silver...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Pistachio s'mores jar: State & Lake Chicago Tavern is a downtown restaurant with widespread appeal, marrying chic sophistication with approachable, down-to-earth charm. The creations from pastry chef Toni Roberts are a huge part of that allure: Her...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Design student Matthew Hirsch wants you to remember him. When he was tasked with creating a thank you for some creative directors during a summer class, he decided to use a little chocolate.
Hirsch, of Grand Rapids, Mich., created a "Hirschy's Bar"...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The "sweetness" of Kingswood Oxford's Senior Prom extended all the way to Afghanistan this year, after extras from the "candy bar" at the dance were shipped to American soldiers stationed in Kabul.
Twizzlers, Tootsie Rolls, lollipops, and Hershey's...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
No matter how hard parents try, it seems like educational ground gained during the school year is lost a bit in the summer.
And no wonder: Kids want to put the stress on fun ? not that moms and dads mind a little vacation-time frolic. But what's wrong...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:08 PM
A federal judge issued a temporary ban last week on a state senator's campaign materials that chocolate-maker Hershey says infringe on its copyright — and ordered the design be stripped from the Internet and roadsides by Tuesday.