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National Cotton Candy Day 2017

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National Cotton Candy Day 2017 Today is National Cotton Candy Day! Just whispering the words releases the thoughts of sugary fairy dust floating like a cloud through the sky. Cotton candy when first invented was a magical treat beyond the reach of many due to its intensive labor cost. Brief History Cotton Candy was once too expensive for the average household. This magical treat was reserved for the super-rich until modern machinery technology provided access for the masses. Today, the average person can taste this sweet confection at fairs, carnivals, festivals, and at home. Who Invented Cotton Candy? The origin of cotton candy is still debated today. Some sources trace its creation to a form of spun sugar found in Europe in the 19th century. Others suggest it originated in Italy as early as the 15th century. Whose Creation...

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Raptors, Blue Jays, and Locavores…

Posted by on Jun 16, 2012 in CN Tower Toronto, Concerts, dining, Facebook, Food, Food Blog, History, Hotels, Johnny Clegg, Music Events, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog, Twitter, Uncategorized, Vacation | Comments Off on Raptors, Blue Jays, and Locavores…

Quote for Today:  God Bless America, but God help Canadians put up with them.  Anonymous CJ was talking about all the people from Canada that have contacted us through social media.  I knew what was coming “TJ, why don’t we take a trip to Toronto.”  Trying my usual deaf and dumb act I didn’t respond, hoping she would get involved in something and forget about it.  No such luck, two minutes later I was summoned to the computer to see how beautiful this city is and all the happenings going on there. When thinking about Toronto, great food didn’t come to mind.  I also didn’t realize that it is the fifth largest populous city in North America boasting over 5.5 million people.  Toronto is also one of the world’s most diverse cities in the fact that forty-nine percent of...

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