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I Want Candy

I have a candy problem. Not a REAL candy problem.  Instead, I have an expensive, gourmet candy problem called MARICH.  Once you try Marich chocolates or candies, you can never go back to the conventional crap.  They’re probably best known … Continue reading

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Zero to Whoa in 15 sec.

2016 in the world of retail hasn’t been bad – uneventful – but not bad. My good days outweigh the bad, which is all anyone can really ask for. Which is why one evening last week rattled my nerves. I … Continue reading

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New Year, New You!

If today is any indication of how 2016 will be, I am worried.  I feel mentally, emotionally, and physically drained from the questions today. My favorite question: “Do you have a hair oil without oil in it?” The main problem … Continue reading

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2015 in Hindsight

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If you’re reading this blog – thank you – you’re aware I only wrote 13 times all year.  That’s 13 posts in 365 days.  Pathetic, I know.  What happened this year to make me give up on my catharsis?  The … Continue reading

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No Prob!(iotic)

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Seat belts, everyone!  You’re about to take a ride through my intestines.  I walked you through the process yesterday of picking out a probiotic, and, as promised, here’s a review of ones I’ve used. Florajen 3 This is an excellent, … Continue reading

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Digestion Besties Part I: Probiotics

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I mentioned in previous posts that I have always had digestive issues, but when you live with a chronic situation,  you learn your triggers, how to deal, what to expect, etc.  You learn to ride the waves.  My stomach and … Continue reading

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Comfort Cravings

BEHOLD! THE LOCO MOCO! I’m letting you into my dark side of a mostly healthy lifestyle.  Loco Moco is my ultimate comfort food.  It’s salty meat, carbs, and fat, which I believe is the definition of comfort food. If you’re … Continue reading

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Sunday Shopping

“For six days work may be done, but on the seventh day you shall have a holy day, a sabbath of complete rest to the LORD; whoever does any work on it shall be put to death.”      Exodus … Continue reading

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SHOTS! …Beet Shots

Beets are the new black. …or something like that. Like all vintage-y things in this Hipster era of neverending nostalgia, Beets have resurrected themselves over the past couple years from The Great Depression. Truth be told, I never gave the … Continue reading

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Snappy Snapea Crisp

Please tell me you’re acquainted with these snappy little snacks called Snapea Crisps by Harvest Snaps.  They’ve taken over every grocery and convenience store in Chicago.  They are SO good.  And I don’t even like peas!  …unless they’re in curry … Continue reading

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