Nature Valley Backpacker S’mores Chewy Bites: $2.99Box of 6/Walmart

When I pack a backpack, bag, tote, or purse, I try to keep the things that might get smushed on the top; I don’t think that’s earth-shattering planning or a tip worthy of a Pinterest-Mom-Knows-Best … read on …


Nature Valley Almond Butter Biscuit

When I bite into a Nature Valley Almond Butter Biscuit, it reminds me of Lance sandwich cracker in the malt peanut butter flavor. That flavor, along with the neon orange cheese, and the cream cheese … read on …


Nature Valley Lemon Poppy Seed: $2.99/Box of 5/Kroger

A cheerful yellow plus polka dots, two things that never fail to put a smile on my face: the color yellow (sunshine! sunflowers! lemonade!), and I could put on any color combination that includes a … read on …


Nature Valley Soft-Baked Oatmeal Squares Peanut Butter: Kroger/Box of 6/$1.99

There is something seductively satisfying about curling your finger through a jar of peanut butter and licking it. Smearing a knife of it onto bread, measuring it into a cookie or stir-fry recipe, or eating … read on …


Nature Valley Sweet & Spicy Chili Dark Chocolate: $2.98/Box of 6/Walmart

I love a good sweet/salty/savory combo, but surprise me w/ some heat and I’m in love. I buy these cans of peanuts from Ace Hardware (how bizarre, right? I discovered them on the impulse shelf … read on …


Nature Valley Crunchy Oats & Dark Chocolate: Kroger/Box of 12/$3.99

Every bite releases a spray of crumbs! This Nature Valley Crunchy Oats & Dark Chocolate is the first of theirs to disappoint me. I’ll take the original Oats and Honey over this one any day … read on …