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 …


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 …


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 …


Oh Yeah! ONE Mint Chocolate Chip: $2.49/Publix

Dust floofies, crumbs and air poofies are all on full frontal en flagrante display at approximately 8:47 every morning when the sunshine hits all the right places through our downstairs windows to spray a blinding … read on …


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 …


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 …


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 …