Highlights: At the Store

Need some new ideas for products to try?  Or avoid? You’ve come to the right blog post.

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CoffeeMate has come out with new Girl Scout Cookie themed creamers.  FoodBeast calls them “liquid gold”

Hate choosing between chips and fries?  Ruffles’ Crispy Fries, available this month, is hoping to solve that important dilemma.  I’m just intrigued enough that I may have to try these, should I see them at the store sometime.

I never cease to be amazed by the constant supply of new cracker flavors available.  So Good has a post with a review of the new Cheez-It Chipotle Pepper Zingz.

According to a recent study, canned peaches are as healthy (or healthier!) than fresh.  Fascinating.

Speaking of fresh, Walmart is hoping to have even fresher produce by sourcing it directly from growers.

The Kitchn recommends 5 summer beers to try and there are over 34 comments with additional suggestions.  Huffington Post also has a list of beverages to try.

Target is planning to “boost its organic food selection by 25 percent by 2017”, reports the Boston Globe in an article about Target’s new natural and organic grocery brand.

Amazon is expanding it’s grocery business.  I’m really not sure how I feel about this, but it always reminds me of a news story my mom read in the early 2000s about someone who tried (and failed) to live their life completely online.  It’s amazing how things have changed.

To celebrate it’s 55th birthday. Pizza Hut pizzas are available for $5.55IHOP is also turning 55, but the specialty pancakes they’re offering to celebrate are much less appealing to me than pizza.

While we’re on the subject of birthdays, China’s plastic-bag ban just turned 5.  I’ve never lived in a place with a bag ban, but I think they’re really interesting.  And the huge collection of bags I have in my closet would appreciate it.


  1. pat brunell says

    There were bag bans in CO. Paid .20 for a paper bag in Aspen. (We had no cloth or plastic bags in the rental car.) No plastic bags in Boulder,either. And everywhere there was a trash can, there was a container for recycling right next to it.

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