Last Christmas I wanted to see how excited my 3-year-old would be to receive a 14-cent box of raisins...The tradition continued this year to see how a now 4-year-old would react to receiving a 14-cent box of raisins.
For as long as anyone here can remember, wedding receptions in Pittsburgh have featured cookie tables, laden with dozens of homemade old-fashioned offerings like lady locks, pizzelles and buckeyes. For weeks ahead — sometimes months — mothers and aunts and grandmas and in-laws hunker down in the kitchen baking and freezing. Then, on the big day, hungry guests ravage the buffet, piling plates high and packing more in takeout containers so they can have them for breakfast the next day.
People buy things they don't necessarily need or want, sometimes in obscene quantities because they think they're getting a deal...without taking into account the fact that this just encourages the making of unnecessary consumer products that are cheap, won't last, and will eventually get dumped.
Read this "article" and the accompanying slideshow captions and try not to picture this being published in a high school newspaper. There is no way that this was written by someone old enough to legally drink -- or even vote. Not to be too nasty, but don't make assumptions that us old people don't need three pairs of reading glasses.