McDonald’s to increase new restaurant franchise fees from 4% to 5% next year, first increase in nearly three decades; approximately 95% of roughly 13,400 restaurants are franchisee-run (More) What does that mean to already higher prices for our fav burger?Read More Mickey D’s ups fees
The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store by James McBride In 1972, when workers in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, were digging the foundations for a new development, the last thing they expected to find was a skeleton at the bottom of a well. Who the skeleton was and how it got there were two of the long-held secrets…Read More Book Review: The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store
Eleven people are responsible for 60% of book bans. “Each of these people brought 10 or more challenges against books in their school district; one man filed 92 challenges. Together, these serial filers constituted 6 percent of all book challengers — but were responsible for 60 percent of all filings,” wrote Hannah Natanson.Read More Who Bans Books?
Have you ever tried to get a live person on the phone when you needed customer service? It seems almost impossible. Here is a list of numbers for cable, tech, retail, and wireless companies. Another great interactive resource is Get Human. Yet another source of information is here (you can never have too many)!Read More How to Get a Real Person on the Line in Customer Service
2023 Equal Pay Days This is from the Association of American University Women.Read More 2023 Equal Pay Days
Mark your calendars: The next Banned Books Week will be October 1 – 7, 2023!For more information, go to the American Library Association’s site HERE. Look for ALA’s Top Challenged Books of 2022 list in April 2023!Read More Banned Books Week
Go HERE or HERE for more information.Read More American? Not Anymore!
Alina Bradford There are a few occasions, though, where you should decline cookies. Don’t worry—if you find yourself in a situation where you need to decline or simply want to decline for whatever reason, most websites will work just fine without collecting your information. Beware when you’re on an unencrypted website (these websites will have…Read More 3 Times You Shouldn’t “Accept Cookies” on a Site
Ingredients Directions Adapted from Taste of Home Diabetic RecipesRead More
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