Hey there all, happiest of Labor (or not-very-much-labor) Days to you and yours!
Yesterday, after tackling some big girl tasks, I decided to enjoy a little less grown-up fun.
I parked it at Sweet Frog, not my NUMBER ONE ALL-TIME FAVORITE froyo place in the area but a little closer than Tutti Frutti (which is my favorite) and an acceptable substitution when I need my fix.
Oh, and on my way home, I spotted this little signage:
Spotted outside of the Target near Southpoint in Durham, moonberries is apparently “coming soon.” Well, color me excited.
ANYWAY, all that froyo eating plum tuckered me out. So here’s this weeks’ Six Pack Sunday: A Day Late (it’s the holiday, people).
1. Know your customer
XBox 360, meet Doritos. Doritos and XBox 360, meet the favorite combination of your clientele. Gotta give Target major credit for this one, as it actually made me laugh mid-shopping, imagining my brothers (and boyf, at that) seeing both of these, lighting up, and clearing the shelves. Yum.
2. Coconut oil = COCONUT Oil
Having used the medjool dates I got from Swanson Health Products before to make some pretty sweet carrot cake-balls in the past, I decided it was finally time to whip out the coconut oil I also received from them. I used it to make one of my best good karma omelets to-date.
I know many folks who use coconut oil for baking and honestly, I think that might be the way to go. I’m a HUGE coconut fan in all things (froyo, macaroons, pina coladas, getting caught in the rain [of coconut shreds]). But the taste of coconut in this omelet was a little off-putting. Luckily, it was nothing a
little smattering veritable flood of Frank’s Red Hot couldn’t cope with.
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3. A little SWAG goes a long way
So this week, I enjoyed quite a few little bits and pieces leftover from my HLS swag bag. Highlights included the Barney Butter Almond butter packet with an apple snagged from the hotel I stayed at during my Winston-Salem trip and the Roasted-Red Pepper/Basil Quinoa/Rice mix from Near East. Not a HUGE eater of either of these products, they were both delicious enough to make me wanna go out and try them again.
4. CART ESCAPE!
Spotted about 1/6 of a mile from the grocery store, these carts were clearly trying to make an escape. Sick of carting around other people’s foods, I’m pretty certain they were trying to venture to the woods both to connect with nature and to forage for nuts and berries.
I wish them luck in all their endeavors, and give them serious credit for getting as far as they did by the early evening.
5. Deal of the Day
Harvest Time by Big Boss, as I’ve mentioned before, is maybe my favorite pumpkin ale. And Target was selling 6-packs for basically pennies (not Bad Penny, though, which is a mis-label). And so, of course, I picked up a pack. Target has a tendency of occasionally having CRAZY low, random prices on beers (once we got 36 Coors Lights for $15. I know, I know, Coors Light, but a deal’s a deal.)
I may go back for another today. I love it that much.
6. Summer of Riesling Farewell Party (of one.)
Though I spent most of this summer having my own personal “Summer of Great Beer”, I figured I should end the Summer of Riesling 2011 with a Bang. And a bottle of Bogle. Not light enough for my liking, but drinkable. And a great way to enjoy a pre-game Friday night featuring my nearest and dearest friends.
Some might say that obsessively/compulsively watching Canadian teen dramas about high school students 7-9 years my junior is crazy. To them, I only have one statement:
It goes there.
If only we all lived our lives like the cast of Degrassi…..
Anything fun going on for your Labor Day?
It’s raining here, but that won’t keep me away from my buddy’s BBQ.
Have you ever watched Degrassi? OR any other teen dramas compulsively?
No shame in that game, I watch ’em all.