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Win at Halloween With These Vampire Mouth Sandwich Cookies

You know those white plastic vampire teeth you can buy at the 99¢ store when Halloween season rolls around? Like these guys? Well, I've always been of the opinion that they suck (yes, pun intended)—not only are they totally unconvincing and guaranteed to fit <i>terribly</i>, you can't even eat them. …

How to Make Halloween Witch Finger Cookies That Actually Bleed

Halloween is, without doubt, my favorite holiday of the year. I plan for it months in advance. My decorations go up in early October and don't come down until well into January (okay, maybe March). And as for the day itself? It's all about the costumes—even for my food.<p>Last week, I tried my hand at …

Ultimate Birthday Cake From 'Baked Occasions'

Nearly every cookbook has one crowning jewel of a recipe. One big, beautiful must-try. In the case of <i>Baked Occasions</i>, this is that recipe. Three layers of densely spongy "very vanilla" cake are enveloped in layers of bright white frosting and coated with rainbow sprinkles. Cutting into the cake …

Credit Scores Don't Stop With Credit

In the old days, a bad credit score or report simply stopped you from buying something with borrowed money at a low rate. That’s still true, but times have changed. Credit has become a factor in a much wider range of human endeavors.

All That Moola: The History of 'Bucks' and Other Words We Use to Mean Money

Last week, my wife and I went to our favorite pizza place. When we were finished eating, the waiter brought us the check. I didn't have the correct change. So I quickly figured the tip in my head, gave him two larger bills, and said to him, "Just bring me back five dollars, and I'll be happy." He …

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What Minecraft is teaching your kids about money

NEW YORK (Reuters) - If your kids are chattering non-stop about things like emeralds, pickaxes and creepers, you may have a unique opportunity to turn a video game addiction into a life lesson about money.<p>An in-game screenshot of Minecraft is seen in this undated publicity image. …