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Qia Blueberry Cashew Pumpkin Seed: $1.29/Kroger

I was on a playdate where Louise was introduced to Play-doh. I would never have gone out of my way to buy little cans of it for her, let alone all the elaborate shape sets … read on …


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Nothin’ But Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate: $1.99/Vitamin Shoppe

A pillowcase-sized bag of chocolate protein powder purchased at Costco takes up almost the entire upper shelf of our pantry. One brzzzzt of its zip top releases its sweet powdery smell of cocoa, reminiscent of … read on …


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Health Warrior Chia Chocolate Peanut Butter: $1.49/Whole Foods

I bought what my peepers mistaked (mistook?) for Wealth Warrior Chocolate Peanut Butter, a dainty four-bite treat that tasted like a whole lot of lightly-sweetened bird-seed nothing, which is kinda my level of wealth right … read on …


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Kellog’s Pastry Crisps Chocolate Caramel: $1.79/Box of 5/Kroger

Kellogs Pastry Crisp Caramel Chocolate had Kroger’s white and red “closeout” sticker all over it, so it’s either been discontinued or Kroger no longer wants to carry it. I learned this the sad way about … read on …


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Gatorade Fuel Honey Oat: $1.99/Kroger

I love my highly-opinionated, designer-shoe wearing, champs’n’ciggies Mom. She’s not interested in reading any of my rectangle food posts so I can boast about how awesome she is here and she’ll be none the wiser. … read on …


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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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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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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 …