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  • Rock Paper Scissors Tecumseh Now Closed

    We are sad to announce that our Tecumseh location closed its doors on January 1. We're sad to say goodbye and we'll miss all our friends in Tecumseh, but we are so thankful for the three and a half years of memories and our wonderfully loyal and supportive customers. Tecumseh You can still find us in Ann Arbor and online at rockpaperscissorsshop.com! Thanks for everything, and here's to big things and happy resolutions in 2015!
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  • Rock Paper Scissors at Madewell Ann Arbor - This Friday!

    We at Rock Paper Scissors LOVE Madewell - the style, the accessories, and of course, their perfect pairs of jeans! We're pumped to be teaming up with Ann Arbor's Madewell location in Arbor Hills (3070 Washtenaw Ave.) this Friday, December 19 for an afternoon of snacks, shopping, and free gift wrapping from team RPS on any purchases over $125! Rock Paper Scissors Madewell Gift Wrapping Ann Arbor Michigan We're excited to show off our gift wrapping talents (not to be confused with our rapping talents, which are also abundant) and we'll have extra wrapping on hand available for purchase as well! We hope to see you this Friday from 4 - 7 pm at Madewell!

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  • Midnight Madness Discount at RPS Ann Arbor

    It's here, it's here!! Midnight Madness has returned to Ann Arbor, and today only we're offering 20% off one item in store at Rock Paper Scissors. Downtown Ann Arbor will be abuzz with activity, and we can't wait to see everyone! We'll be open from 10 AM - midnight, see you tonight! Midnight Madness  

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  • Celebrate Small Business Saturday at Rock Paper Scissors

    Happy Day After Thanksgiving! We at Rock Paper Scissors are so thankful - for our friends, family, customers, and communities who support us and let us follow our passions (like selling happy and sometimes snarky well-made greeting cards and gifts!). We hope you and yours had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday! Black Friday is now upon us – so whether you decide to brave the crowds or steer clear of the mall, don’t forget to also shop local too! We'll celebrating Small Business Saturday at Rock Paper Scissors from 10 am - 10 pm on Saturday, November 28. That's 12 hours of shopping fun - plus a Coton Color elf ornament for only $5 with any purchase! Stop by from noon - 2 pm for a candy tasting from Ann Arbor favorite, Zingerman's. Check out the full details below: small business saturday deals at rock paper scissors in ann arbor michigan

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  • Downtown Tecumseh Holiday Open House & Recipe Walk

    Join us for two days of elfin' around in Tecumseh this weekend, during the Holiday Open House & Recipe Walk! Stop in and see us at Rock Paper Scissors and you’ll get 20%* off all Coton Colors items - including Happy Everything platters, cookie jars, and more, as well as all the adorable attachments! To celebrate this Elfin' good time, with ANY purchase you’re also invited to grab a boy or girl elf ornament (shown below) for just $5.00 – the ornaments are regularly priced $20.00. Coton Colors Elf Ornament Bulbs In addition to the holiday cheer and special discounts, Rock Paper Scissors will be one of the 25 downtown merchants handing out recipe cards as part of the 12th Annual Recipe Walk! Check out our recipe below, and make sure you stop by this Friday and Saturday, November 14 & 15, in downtown Tecumseh, Michigan!

    North Pole Pops

    1 bag of marshmallows (about 30-35 marshmallows in a bag)

    1  16 oz. package of semi-sweet chocolate chips

    6-8 peppermint sticks, crushed into small pieces

    35 small, thin candy canes


    1. Place a marshmallow on each of the candy canes. Place crushed candy cane pieces in small bowl.

    2. Place chocolate in medium heat-proof glass bowl and place bowl over pot of simmering water.  Make sure bowl fits snugly on pot and that bottom of bowl does not touch water inside – just rests on lip of pot.  Stir chocolate constantly with rubber spatula  until melted, shiny and smooth. Do NOT allow any water to get into chocolate – chocolate will seize immediately!

    3.  Use a spoon to pour chocolate evenly over each marshmallow. Do not dip marshmallow into chocolate. This could cause your melted chocolate in bowl to harden. Using back of spoon, spin marshmallow piece while smoothing chocolate.  Make sure to cover the top of the marshmallow but leave the end where the stick enters uncovered.

    4.  Before chocolate hardens, dip just the tops of the covered marshmallow pieces into your bowl of crushed peppermint candies. Then place on parchment paper to set. Enjoy as is, or use as your hot chocolate stirrer.

    North Pole Pops Recipe Holiday Open House Tecumseh Michigan   ** 20% off of all Coton Colors excludes Christmas ornaments.

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