Ansi Cheesecake Chocolate Peanut Butter: $1.99/Whole Foods

Ansi Cheesecake Chocolate Peanut Butter bar is so dense it leaves pronounced teeth bite marks just like the mold that you bite into at orthodonist or dentist (do they still use those?) for marking your … read on …


Oh Yeah! One Peanut Butter Pie: $2/GNC

My air conditioner was recently repaired and it’s kicking on and off with cool air bursts, and yet yesterday heralded in an early morning bite in the air resulting in everybody smiling a little broader … read on …


Kellog Pastry Crisp Blueberry: $2.99/Box of 5/Kroger

My conversational French is pitiful, tres mal. On occasion, I’ll put on something in French on Netflix without the subtitles and can squeak by, but for the most part, my knowledge of the French language … read on …


Brookside Blueberry Dark Chocolate Acai: $1.99/CVS

Not long ago, I was aburst with a new job opportunity joy and despite my car warning me of “required maintenance” based on the 535 miles that I put on the sweet gal driving to … read on …


Curate Quinoa Apricot Lemon: $1.99/Kroger

Even if I am red-cheeked, wild-eyed, dripping in sweat, and swaying from exhaustion, I still like greeting everybody who I pass on the sidewalk when I’m running in the morning. If you have headphones on … read on …


Nutrigrain Soft-baked Strawberry: $3.88/Box of 16/Walmart

I can’t even think of how old these are; no, my box isn’t old and stale, although I should check the date on some of the bars that I’ve ordered online because I’ve been shipping … read on …


Oh Yeah! One Lemon Cake: $1.99/Publix

Citrus smells and tastes always inspire a jazzy awakening in me, like doing the Broadway-running-dance. A sprinkle of lemon zest in a pasta dish, a squirt of lemon over a fish entree, a splash of … read on …


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 …


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 …