03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Some of Us in New Jersey Are Sick and Tired of Being Pestered to Buy Things From Kids for Fundraisers

Somebody had to come out and say it, and Lauren Bright is not shy: "WAY too many kid-oriented groups are shaking me down for WAY too much money." At least she has a sense of humor about it, having "already eaten $8.50 worth of my $17.00 'Gourmet Caramel Corn with Almonds, Pecans and Cashews' ... in a way, it's almost a savings, since all those extra winter calories will be keeping my butt and thighs extra warm this winter!" Perhaps too much information? Read more and let Lauren know what you think on her New Jersey Shopping blog.