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AFTER GREENS . . . THE BLUES

The mac-and-cheese motivators have rolled into town, and they're asking kids to "use their noodles." Twelve lucky winners will appear on more than 20 million boxes of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese if their entry is selected.Rules are simple. Kids 4 through 12 can enter by: (1) writing a creative story of no more than 100 words, (2) submitting a colorful drawing on an 8 1/2-by-11-inch piece of paper or (3) make up a catchy rhyme or slogan (10 words or less) that describes why Kraft Macaroni & Cheese is their favorite.

OR kids can enter the contest by attending a Kraft happening Friday, June 11 from 3 to 6 p.m. at Harmon's (3955 W. 3500 South, West Valley City.)

HAVE A COW!

The "Got Milk?" Milk Moustache campaign continues to capture our attention and upper lips. And here's a timely idea that will entertain the kiddies during their summer vacation -- the Milk Moustache Maker.

You can crank up your kid's calcium intake with unique milk-based recipes like a cool Purple Cow. Just blend milk, grape juice and vanilla frozen yogurt into a Milk Moustache Maker and you've got a nutritious, delicious treat that will help beat the heat.

For more info on how to get a Milk Moustache and a dozen kid-friendly recipes, call 1-800-WHY-MILK or log on to http://www.whymilk.com.

MARS ATTACKS

Ice cream lovers are going bonkers over M&M's Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich. This new frozen snack layers rich vanilla ice cream between two "just like mommy baked em"' cookies.

Pat D'Amato, M&M/MARS spokesperson, described the new Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches as "one more way for consumers to enjoy "M&M's Chocolate Candies -- the No. 1-selling candy brand in the world."