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Guacamole and Other Game Day Rituals

The Packers are favored to beat the Vikings at Lambeau Field by 2.5 points on Sunday and retain their NFC North divisional title. This according to Iron Rank, a website that predicts outcomes of NFL games based on teams’ prior performance. So it will take the Vikings a field goal to win the NFC North title for the first time since 2009. That’s a lot of pressure to put on kicker Blair Walsh, who was just a sophomore at the U of GA back in 2009. What’s Walsh’s ritual for good luck before a game? According to Twitter, it’s eating a bowl of Raisin Bran. He’s not alone. In an article former NFL player Ryan Riddle wrote for Bleacher Report, the...

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Great Fun at the Excelsior Christkindlsmarkt

Gray Duck Soap had a blast at the Excelsior Christkindlsmarkt this year. It was the busiest event we’ve ever attended and we’re told the busiest year they’ve ever had. Business was brisk and we were surprised that Lump of Coal soap was by far the biggest seller. Who knew there were so many people on Santa’s naughty list. It was wonderful to see old friends and make new ones. Thanks to the coordinators Myrle Mackenzie and Susanne Schaer for putting on such a great event.

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