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Jackie Robinson West rules! This team from Chicago’s Morgan Park neighborhood represents Great Lakes in the Little League Baseball World Series. The players rode on a float in the welcome parade in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, before the start of the series. The 2014 LLBWS features eight U.S. regional champions, plus teams from Japan, Mexico, South Korea, … Continue reading

Clouds of Joy
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Clouds of Joy

This piece of heaven can be found at the Wisconsin State Fair. It’s a gigantic puff pastry baked to perfection, with clouds of real whipped cream in the middle. Powdered sugar is generously sprinkled on top. You can watch the pastry chefs through the window at The Original Cream Puff Pavilion. They turn out batch … Continue reading