FitJoy Homemade Pumpkin Pie: 1.99/Publix

I’m not ready for the flood of seasonal pumpkin spice flavors and smells when I’m still burning a Coconut-scented candle, slathering on tan-in-a-can to avoid my ghostly pallor (lack of sleep due to twirly brain … read on …


Zone Perfect Hot Chocolate: $4.99/Box of 5/Kroger

My favorite coffee shop makes the most adorable hot chocolates and while they’re typically only offered in “child’s size” lidded cups, wrapped in cardboard sleeves to ward off finger-scorch, sometimes if you ask nicely, they’ll … read on …


Special K Caramel Coconut: $3.99/Box of 6/Walmart

I’m reminded of little white Bradford Pear blossoms in the spring that stick to damp windshields if you park beneath their bowers on a rainy, windy day. And the smell of rotten fish from their … read on …


Qia Nuts & Seeds & Sea Salt: $0.49/Kroger

I love protest posters that are completely irrelevant but so fun to see bobbing around above the heads of chanting crowds, be-glittered or Sharpie’ed with scribbled slogans that have nothing at all to do with … read on …


KIND Dark Chocolate Cherry Cashew: $0.00/Kroger

I’m really trying to follow the message in my boodle / bar-doodle of being kind, but lately my selfishness is winning the battle due to my life being turned upside-down. I’ve had some public breakdowns … read on …


Premier Protein Cookies & Cream: $1.99/Kroger

All is not well in Rectangle Land. Without going on a lengthy saga as to the woes that have befallen my family and I, I can say that I apologize for not being on top … read on …


Annie’s Oatmeal Cookie: $3.49/Box of 5/Kroger

I’ve tried quite a few Annie’s products, and on occasion, I get them mixed up with Horizon as both have cute animals in their packaging. I’ve eaten Horizon’s cheddar cracker cows, and Annie’s cheddar cracker … read on …


Quaker Chewy Cookies & Cream: Kroger/$2.49/Box of 8

My Quaker Chewy Cookies & Cream drawing has nothing to do with the bar, but I was immensely in need of peaceful swirly doodles this afternoon after a particularly stressful morning. Sometimes I find myself … read on …


Kroger Fiber Brownie Chocolate Chip: $1.99/Box of 5

I’m not snobbish about store-brand items, but sometimes they’re just duds, and in the case of Kroger’s version of FiberOne’s brownie, this one failed. The texture is just totally wierd, like it can’t decide if … read on …


Quest Cereal Protein Waffle: $1.99/GNC

While Tom and I were out eating sushi a couple weeks ago, the girls were at a neighbor’s house eating waffles for dinner. I’m no stranger to the bodaciousness that is brinner, but I’ve never … read on …