Topic: candy

Here’s What 100 Calories Of Easter Candy Looks Like

Hereâs What 100 Calories Of Easter Candy Looks Like

When I was a kid, Easter was a big deal. Not only did it mean winter had finally subsided, but it also meant (for the kids, anyway) festive trappings that I loved. Colored eggs! Baskets full of plastic shreddings that get stuck in the carpet! And, of course, the hat-trick of killer Easter candy: Peeps, jelly beans, and the Cadbury Creme Egg. Oh, that Cadbury Creme Egg.

While we’re not huge on calorie-counting around these parts, we do like to help you (and ourselves) eyeball out what a smart portion looks like. And, conventionally, that’s around 100 calories. Just enough to be delicious, but no so much that you’ll feel like Augustus Gloop.

So without further ado, here’s what 100 calories of your favorite (or, at least, my favorite) Easter candy looks like. More »

Lara Stone Wanted To Be A Garbage Man, Says Nigella Lawson Makes Her ‘Drool’

Lara Stone Wanted To Be A Garbage Man, Says Nigella Lawson Makes Her 'Drool'

Lara Stone is one of the most successful models in the world (at a size 4/6!), the face of Calvin Klein, French Vogue covergirl many times over (she’s also outspoken and smart and ridiculously beautiful). …And we may have known none of this if she followed her girlhood dreams of becoming a garbage man. Well, not really. But she would mess with her parents by announcing as much. More »

Candy Heart Gets Fresh

Candy Heart Gets Fresh

I’ve noticed that over the past decade or so, candy conversation hearts have kept up with the times by including messages like “IM Me” alongside the more traditional “I love you” and “kiss me.”

But recently, Necco, the company that makes those candy hearts, has fallen down the slippery slope upon which “modern” leads to “indecent:” More »