weed prevention for two years: newspaper will prevent any grass/weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after ~ 18 months. By that time, any grass/weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead.
How to make those cool chocolate curls. I have made these curls for years and they are perfect to sprinkle on top of all kinds of desserts. You can also add a dollop of cool whip in hot chocolate and then add a few of the curls on top.