Finding Hope in Hardship

Jul 29, 2014

Finding Hope in Hardship

This post is about the hardships and successes of a man named Danny Heinsohn.  (I went to high school with Danny which gives this post special significance for me).  In May 1999, young Danny was diagnosed with brain cancer and soon thereafter began one year of chemotherapy.  Today, Danny is enjoying life cancer free.  Surely this is reason enough to celebrate but there also happens to be more to this inspiring story. To celebrate his 10th year milestone of remission in 2010, Danny decided to register to compete in Ironman Canada and...

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Wedding Crashers “Make Weddings More Fun”

Jun 25, 2014

Wedding Crashers “Make Weddings More Fun”

Crashers. We’ve all seen them. Those sneaky, leech-like individuals that latch onto ceremonies, parties and celebrations to which they have not been invited, sucking the life out of them.  We know their kind all too well.  But you’ve probably never seen the likes of Caramel Crashers, a close-knit group of wedding crashers, who, to protect their identity and crash-ability, prefer to remain anonymous. “We’re not your typical crashers,” says one such member.  “Oh no, we’re way better and we’re...

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5 Reasons to Give Your Dad Beer & Pretzel Caramels this Father’s Day

Jun 14, 2014

5 Reasons to Give Your Dad Beer & Pretzel Caramels this Father’s Day

1. He’s a guy. As such,  we’re betting he probably likes a good beer once in a while.  And probably pretzels, too. What about beer and pretzels? This is obviously a match made in man-heaven. 2. It’s not just any ol’ beer. Oh no. Becky’s uses organic ESB beer crafted by Milwaukee’s own Lakefront Brewery. Beer and buy-local lovers alike will enjoy this caramel’s masculine punch! 3. They’re sweet and salty. Did we mention these caramels are dusted with sparkling sea salt? (See “match made...

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