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Pumpkin Macarons, Mummy Brownies and Graveyard Cupcakes for Halloween (October 23, 2014): Williams-Sonoma is carrying some interesting items for Halloween this year including Pumpkin Macarons and Graveyard Cupcakes.

Just Born Launches Peeps Marshmallow Minions (October 21, 2014): Just Born has launched Peeps Minions. The marshmallow minions are in stores now. They cost $2 for a pack of six.

Kittens Multiply in Taylor Swift's Diet Coke Ad (October 15, 2014): Kittens multiply in Taylor Swift's new Diet Coke ad. The more she drinks the more kittens appear.

Disney's Haunted Mansion Features Gingerbread Zombie for Halloween 2014 (October 13, 2014): Disney has unveiled its 14th original gingerbread design at the Haunted Man Disneyland Resort. This year's design features a trapped gingerbread zombie.

Make Zombie Cookies for Halloween (October 12, 2014): Zombie cookie kits and zombie shaped cookie cutters are available so you can make creepy zombie cookies for Halloween this year.

SNL Sketch Pokes Fun at Expensive Vitamix Blender (October 5, 2014): SNL pokes fun at the juicing craze. Sarah Silverman and Vanessa Bayer have a terrible argument over a Vitamix blender.

Black Hamburger Battle Between McDonald's Japan and Burger King Japan (October 4, 2014): Two fast food behemoths have engaged in a black hamburger battle in Japan. Burger King's burger uses a squid ink sauce.

Pepsi's New Pepsi True Soft Drink is Sweetened With Stevia (October 1, 2014): Pepsi is launching a new beverage called Pepsi True. The beverage is sweetened with Stevia and will be sold on Amazon later this month.

Krispy Kreme Launches Ghostbusters Doughnuts (September 17, 2014): Krispy Kreme launches two Ghostbusters doughnuts. One of them resembles the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man.

Napa Valley Earthquake Hits Vineyards Hard (August 26, 2014): Saturday's earthquake hit the Napa Valley vineyards really hard. Damage to wine and infrastructure is extensive, although injuries were minimal.

TCBY Launches Angry Birds Frozen Yogurt (July 13, 2014): TCBY has launched a line of Angry Birds frozen yogurt. The first flavor is Red's Birdberry Yogurt

Hostess Announces Return of Chocodile Twinkies (July 10, 2014): Hostess has announced the return of Chocodile Twinkies. The Twinkies were last available in the 1990s.

Crumbs Bake Shop Shuts Down and Closes All 50 Stores (July 9, 2014): Crumbs Bake Shop is shutting down and closing all 50 stores.

Doritos Loaded Snacks Arrive at 7-Eleven (July 8, 2014): 7-Eleven is carrying a new food item from Doritios called Doritos Loaded Snacks. It is a take on the classic mozzarella stick.

Allen Penn Makes Identity Crisis Hot Dogs for 4th of July (July 4, 2014): Allen Penn, co-author of the Hot Dog cookbook Wieners Gone Wild! demonstrates Identity Crisis Hot Dogs for a meat filled 4th of July picnic.