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FitJoy Iced Chocolate Brownie: $2.69/Vitamin Shoppe

I like crunchy corners resembling the long Tetris “L” piece, or at the very least, with crispy edges. Lasagna and brownies, and I have that pan that is a geometric mouse-maze of nothing but corners … read on …


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D’s Naturals No Cow Lemon Meringue: $1.99/Whole Foods

Super sticky like giraffe placenta! I know that celebrity giraffe mama, April has had her baby, but there’s something just so awww-worthy when imagining baby giraffes. This week’s doctor check-ups for my girls was at … read on …


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FitJoy Birthday Cake Batter: $1.99/Vitamin Shoppe

My birthday is right around the corner, what late-30s age it is, my old lady brain forgets. I confuse myself with mid-20s-Ticia all the time. For too many years to count now, there is no … read on …


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Nature’s Bakery Fig Raspberry: $3.99/Box of 6/Kroger

Raspberry reminiscing rants of ancient Atkins diet drinking Raspberry Ice Crystal Lite, and raspberry-colored crystals buried in an elementary school carpool lady’s yard. And more recent, a yard on my morning’s jog that looked like … read on …


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ProMax Double Fudge Brownie: $1.99/Kroger

Yesterday morning I saw several “PSG” signs posted along the road approaching Chateau Elan and I can only imagine that most people driving by thought it was an acronym for any other business scheduled for … read on …


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Kroger Crunchy Oats & Honey: $1.99/Box of 6/Kroger

If I could add another line to the Sound of Music’s “Favorite Things” song that’s equally as charming as all of the whimsical likes and loves of Maria, it would be butterfly kisses. Not only … read on …


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Don’t Go Nuts Boogie Board Bash Bar: $1.99/Mystery Gas Station

This bar was a total surprise at a roadside no-name gas station stop in South Carolina last month on our drive to Kiawah. A quick stop for a drink and a pee and my eyes … read on …


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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 …