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Candy Club Subscription Review: A half-sour experience

Candy Club: Up to 3 lbs old-fashioned candies, $34/month Promo: fbtreatyourself20 for $20 off your first box I paid: $14 with promo, box value: $ To unsubscribe: call 888-598-5995, quick & easy The Candy Club is a monthly subscription that … Continue reading

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OrangeGlad Sweet Box Subscription Review – March 2015

OrangeGlad, sweets from artisan bakeries, $22/month Promo: LACOOKIES15 for 40% off or SPRING30 for 30% off OrangeGlad is a subscription box that sends you goodies from bakeries around the country. It’s a great concept but it’s pretty expensive at $22 … Continue reading

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Trader Joe’s Frozen Foods

We did a major Trader Joe’s shopping trip yesterday, and I got quite a lot of frozen items to try. I haven’t been into cooking for months now, and I don’t see the muse hitting me any time soon. So … Continue reading

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Love with Food review – February 2015

Love with Food, $12/$20 a month snack subscription ($29 for gluten-free box) Promo: 50% off first box by using my link, GFLS = 50% off gluten free box, Groupon for deluxe box ($10 for 1 month/$26 for 3 months) I … Continue reading

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Lightlife Crispy Gold’n Chik’n Nuggets Review

My 12-yo vegetarian child has been pretty reluctant to try vegetarian frozen entrees. She’s particularly offended by fake meats.  She’s a vegetarian for ethical reasons, and she doesn’t see the point in eating fake animals.  But she probably was tired … Continue reading

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Jimmy Dean Frozen foods

I’m once again in a funk about cooking, so I’m back at eating frozen meals from time to time.  Grocery Outlet is now carrying the Jimmy Dean Delights brand, which I hadn’t seen before.  It’s pretty much just like every … Continue reading

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Tea, lovely tea: Reviews of ESP Emporium flavored teas

I’ve never been much of a fan of flavored teas, I like black tea enough as it is.  I’ll make an exception for Earl Grey, but that’s about it.   I didn’t even begin tasting flavored teas until we started going, … Continue reading

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Exotic Drinks Review: Verka Mango Lassi, Coco Passion Fruit Drink &

My last visit to Santos Spice market ended with us buying several “exotic” drinks to try.  My oldest daughter loves trying new things, and while these weren’t cheap, they turned out to be very good. My daughter loves mango lassis, … Continue reading

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Foster Farm Recall Throws Light on Private Brands that Use Their Chickens

Foster Farms is the most ubiquitous brand of fresh(ish?) chicken in California. Go to a supermarket and your chicken choices tend to be Foster Farms, the store’s brand or some organic chicken brand you don’t know much about.  As it … Continue reading

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Three Sausages: Gilbert’s, Open Nature & Aidell’s

I’ve been kind of lazy about making dinner lately, and what is easier and tastier than grilling some hot dogs or sausages?  Grocery Outlet, meanwhile, has had an explosion of sausage choices this week so we were able to try … Continue reading

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