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Lenny & Larry White Chocolate Cookie: $2.99/Publix

Sneaky Afro-spokeslogos, I see 180 calories (!!) for this monstrous cookie that’s also thick and poofy! No wait, there are TWO servings, so it’s an evil 360 calorie non-rectangular dry pillow. It’s the same trick … read on …


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Brookside Cranberry with Cranberry Flavor: $1.49/Kroger

My favorite color as a little girl was “puhpull” and I have to smile remembering my delight at the little crocuses peeking their heads up from the garden bed to the right of our front … read on …


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Quaker Chewy Thin Mints: Box of 6/Kroger/$1.99

Green badge sashes, starchy logo button-downs, kumbayas and gender stereotypes – I was a Brownie then a Girl Scout growing up. My poor Dad had to take cookie-ordering forms to his office (which I would … read on …


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Power Bar Harvest Toffee Chocolate Chip: $1.49/Kroger

“Toffee” isn’t a flavor that turns up on bars all that often. It really isn’t something that I think of other than the occasionally miniature Heath bar buried in a pillowcase full of mixed candy … read on …


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Bare Naked Almond Cranberry: $1.99/Kroger

I love Bare Naked’s bags of chunky granola for breaking apart to top yogurt or sauteed cinnamon apples, but when it’s smashed and condensed into bar form, I don’t like it as much. So to … read on …


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NutriGrain Harvest Country Strawberry: Box of 5/Kroger/$2.99

It has been way too long since I’ve been camping. I grew up “car-camping” – just pull up to a gravel pad where a grill, firepit and picnic table await you, and right around the … read on …


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Thai Chapul Coconut Lime Ginger

I’m not sure how much a Thai Chapul Coconut Lime Ginger bar cost as my Dad gave it to me w/ his funky mixed grab-bag of bars purchased from Sprout as a Christmas gift. He … read on …