Tag Archives: Desserts

Be Patient With the Poor and the Young

  In the days when an ice cream sundae cost much less, a 10 year old boy entered a hotel coffee shop and sat at a table. A waitress put a glass of water in front of him.   “How much is an ice cream sundae?” he asked. “Fifty cents,” replied the waitress.The little boy […]

Not a Good Marketing Strategy

My email just contained a happy announcement. Mrs Fields is having a Fall Clearance Sale!   Doesn’t that sound totally appetizing? It brings to my mind luscious pictures of a warehouse filled with mouldering boxes of stale and rat-infested cookies, crumbling under the weight of dust and cobwebs. Silly me. I always thought Mrs. Fields made fresh […]