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Treat yourself!

Posted by Jim Connely on

Treat yourself!

Every day is awesome, but this one is super special!  It's National Sugar Cookie Day!!!! I love holidays like this:) Treat yourself and the family to a sugar cookie or you can bake some:)  We have everything you need to make sugar cookies ranging from sanding sugars, sprinkles, cinnamon, flour, etc. Check out our baking supplies collection:  https://www.calicobeanmarket.com/collections/baking-supplies

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Training fuel for endurance athletes

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Training fuel for endurance athletes

This is Jim, Teri's husband again. :) A few years ago, my wife mentioned to me that there was this new company who had a training fuel called Tailwind. For me, I was curious about how it worked. The information came from a blogger who my wife knew in Madison, WI. She talked about how this fuel was great at helping replenish electrolytes and did not contribute to gut issues while running. I did some research and learned that the founder, Jeff, created Tailwind after he experienced gut issues while finishing the Leadville 100. I was intrigued with how he...

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Need last minute help for your July 4th activities? Stop down!

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Need last minute help for your July 4th activities? Stop down!

We will be open regular hours today July 4. So if you’re in need of sprinkles, dip mixes, grilling spices, even bug spray or anything else to make your picnics and parties even better, we are here! Happy 4th of July!  Sprinkles:https://www.calicobeanmarket.com/search?type=product&q=sprinkles Dip Mixes: https://www.calicobeanmarket.com/search?type=product&q=dip+mixes Grilling Spices: https://www.calicobeanmarket.com/search?type=product&q=grilling+spices Bug Spray: https://www.calicobeanmarket.com/search?type=product&q=buggins

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Want to beat the Monday blues?

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Want to beat the Monday blues?

This is Jim, Teri's husband. I LOVE to say that Monday is a set the tone day for the week. I tell myself this every Monday to focus myself on the positive side. If all else fails, you could stop by the Calico Bean Market or online and get some chocolate covered coffee beans!  They work too:) Have a great Monday! Shop here:  https://www.calicobeanmarket.com/search?type=product&q=coffee+beans

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Dip Mixes will make you a HIT at the Summer party!

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Dip Mixes will make you a HIT at the Summer party!

Alright, alright! I love to attend parties where people are talking about the dish we brought and my friends ask "how did you make it"? Well with these four dip mixes you can't go wrong! I ranked them in order of my preference and the party response: 1. Cucumber Dill Mix: People LOVE this dip! It is a fan favorite and can please everyone. This dip mix will make you a star, people think it is homemade! https://www.calicobeanmarket.com/products/cucumber-dill-dip-mix 2. Southwestern Dip Mix: BOOM SHAKKA LAKKA. This one is my personal favorite. I am a spice lover and this one delivers...

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