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KIND Pressed Pineapple Coconut Chia: $1.49/Whole Foods

I had some pretty wacky hair my 2nd year of college. Some would compare me to either Lisa Simpson or a pineapple, depending on what stage of the bleaching process I was in. Towards the … read on …


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Quaker Soft-baked Cinnamon Pecan

It’s hard to be bold enough to buy an industrial-sized box, jar, or bag of X-product from Costco without either sampling it first, or having prior knowledge of it being tasty or effective. On some … read on …


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Clif Zbar Full Moon Brownie: $0.69/Kroger

The day of a holiday and those that follow are always a cluttered clearanced cluster of shelf-jammed seasonal hooplupper holiday decor, accessories and festive flavored foods and appropriately scented candles. This past Halloween was no … read on …


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Pure Bliss Organics Naughty & Nice Bar: $1.99/Whole Foods

Woe be the parent who got suckered into the Elf on the Shelf gimmick, or EotS as I’d rather call it because it conjures up memories of 8-hour nights of doing World of Warcraft battlegrounds, … read on …


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Bobo Oat Bars Gingerbread: $3.99/Higher Grounds

Bobo Bars are like adorable, miniature loaves of bread. I’ve only encountered them at my favorite local coffee shop, Higher Grounds, where their pastry countertop is adorned with cheerful boxes designating all of the varieties … read on …


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Kroger Chewy Sweet & Salty Peanut Caramel: $1.99/Box of 6

No amount of bandaids could fix the Biba’s booboos the first (and final) time that we ate there last month. Once upon a time, there was a Biba’s down the street from our house, and … read on …


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LaraBar Gingerbread: $1/Kroger

Growing up, we had a family friend whose mom, the foxiest silver fox I know, would make us gingerbread houses for a full afternoon of icing and decorating with loads of gommies, goobies, bobbles, and … read on …


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thinkThin Holiday Cinnamon: $5.99/Box of 5/Target

I fall for limited edition things all the time, real, virtual, edible whatever. Animal Crossing downloadable Christmas content only available today that I have to drive to a Nintendo hot spot to obtain? Yes please. … read on …


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Power Bar Chocolate Peanut Butter Crisp: $1/Kroger

Thanksgiving late morning, the house begins to smell, but it is amplified upon leaving for a little leaf-strewn stroll through my parents’ subdivision and then returning to be greeted by thick, salty, savory turkey-infused aromas. … read on …


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Mediterra Apricot Pistachio Yogurt: $1.49/Kroger

Ever since my elementary school Roy G. Biv and Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally days, I’ve always used mnemonics, acronyms and acrostic poems for remembering things. So to remember that today was a field … read on …