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Goodness Knows Strawberry Peanut: $2/General Store

Gentle rectangle-reader, you may notice that the main image for this Goodness Knows Strawberry Peanut Dark Chocolate bar is that of Louise gazing adoringly at said bar during last week’s trip to Kiawah Island. I’d … read on …


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Power Bar Harvest Apple Cinnamon: $1.99/QT

Power Bar Harvest Apple Cinnamon tastes like fall condensed into a bar. Leaves changing colors, schoolbuses returning to their routes (oh wait, that happens at the end of July now), the ridiculous return of Starbucks’ … read on …


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KIND Maple Pumpkin Seeds: $4.99/Box of 5/Publix

There are some unusual Dad habits that I wonder whether they are shared by other older fathers, or if mine is just a quirky gent. I was tickled to see a neighbor swatting at chubby … read on …


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Pure Protein Chocolate Deluxe: $1.50/Kroger

I had a coupon for Pure Proteins during my last Kroger run, and oh wait hold up as I go spit this down the disposal. Not exaggerating, I had to AFK and huck that piece … read on …


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Betty Crocker Chocolate Chip Oat Crisps: Kroger/Box of 8/$3.99

(Disclaimer – I don’t think these are available anymore.) Shaped like a surf board with an Olaf etching, this snack is a piece of edible Disney art for the sugar surfing yoof. I’m a duped … read on …


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SkinnyGirl Chocolate Peanut Butter Sea Salt: $1/Kroger

Despite a ridiculous-sounding brand name (ranking higher on the eye-roll totem than Think Thin and Skinny Cow), I was really excited to see a entire endcap at Kroger devoted to some bars that they usually … read on …


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Balance Chocolate Peanut Butter: $1/Kroger

I don’t know how my Balance bar got so goopy, stringy and warped – check my pictures. I could barely tug it free from the wrapper lest its chocolate coating remain stuck to the inside … read on …


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Think Thin S’mores: $1.99/Kroger

I have some hazy high school memories of camping. On some occasions we legitimately car-camped: renting a gravel pad with picnic table, fire pit, trashcan, and bathroom around the corner. Other times we hiked a … read on …


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Kroger Sweet & Salty Almond Yogurt: $1.99/Box of 6/Kroger

There’s this street in the neighboring neighborhood where, the first time that I walked down it, I was overcome with an eerie end-of-the-world sensation as there was not a single car on the road either … read on …


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Power Crunch Peanut Butter Creme: $0.75/Publix

My splendid sister-in-law (who makes me jealous by weaving tales about the bar aisle in Sprouts, a store that unfortunately, we have none of near us) visited us a few weeks ago. She likes to … read on …