A few things I've been reading lately. Not a very interesting week, altogether, except for the fairy cookies:
A musician on his 21-cent royalty check, Marketplace (Nov. 15, 2012)
ConAgra buys into private label success, Marketplace, (Nov. 26, 2012).
North Korea says Unicorns' Existence Proven, Time (Nov. 30, 2012)
Cows fattened with candy when corn feed prices too high, Marketplace (Sept. 25, 2012 or so), via Weed 'Em and Reap
Is Low-Fat Dairy making you gain weight? Weed 'Em and Reep (Nov. 27, 2012)
I don't know about this source, but the information seems similar to what I've read from more reliable sources. via Holistic Squid.
Make your own fairy mail envelopes, A Little Lair (Sept. 28, 2012)
This blog offers elf-y tricks to go with the fairy/elf door they sell with a storybook. Great resource for you Elf-on-the-Shelfers, though I should say that I'm totally against tormenting your kids with that style of threats and bribes. But creating fantasy? Those are stories that can offer positive lessons.
Baking fairy or elf cookies, A Little Lair (Nov. 24, 2012)