Pillsbury Crescent Rolls

Pillsbury Crescent Rolls

The holidays are coming, which means it is time for Pillsbury Crescent Rolls! When I was growing up, my family was addicted to Pillsbury dough tubes. Whenever we could, we bought a tube. So I have many food-related memories that revolve around these delicious bread products. The smell, the taste, […]

Thank-you Sony Walkman

I have a video iPod that I use almost 12 hours/day. I am completely addicted to watching old TV shows when waiting for the train, ordering a bagel, sitting in a meeting at work, standing in the line to collect unemployment. The iPod is the Sony Walkman of our times. […]

How to Hypnotize

Remember the “How to Hypnotize” Comic Ad

The 1950s are a great age for comic book ads. Not only did they promise you a body like Atlas and a pair of glasses that will let you see through clothes. They would also teach you to unlock the secrets of the human mind. That way you can turn […]

York Peppermint Pattie Ski Jump

Well they just showed “A Charlie Brown Christmas” on ABC and you know what it puts me in the mood for? A York Peppermint Pattie of course. As a consummate watcher of Charlie Brown Specials I can not think of a single airing of this Holiday classic (when it was […]

Way Out Sounds from Saturn

When I was a young kid we still had a giant hi-fi stereo in my house and the core of my family’s music listening was not the new fangled 8 track system, but the tried and true turntable. Of course my parents’ taste in music consisted of albums along the […]

Scary Delicious Globalls for Halloween

Snowballs seem a natural fit as a Christmas snack. “Snow”ball. It’s perfect, but when X-mas rolls around no a snowball can be found hanging from a tree or melting at the bottom of a stocking. But on Halloween Snowballs morph into Glo-Balls and boy are they creepy. Check out these […]

Spooky Orange Pringles

Its almost Halloween so that must mean its time for some Orange Food. If you go to the Supermarket you will see a bunch of food died all the colors of the Halloween rainbow. Green, orange, green, all the colors are represented. Today we take a look at Spooky Pringles. […]

5 Worst Halloween Treats

Today I will share my thoughts on what you do not want to get in your plastic pumpkin this Halloween. Join me for the Top 5 Worst Halloween Treats. 5. DUM-DUM LOLLIPOPS Let me start with the two good things about Dum-dums. Their name, Dum-dum is an awesome name and […]

Scary Fruit Snacks

I always thought that fruit snacks were already pretty scary, but leave it to the folks at Kellogg’s to prove me wrong..Again. Their fruit snacks come in 3 hard to discern flavors. Indulge in these tasty sweet treats! If you dare! The delicious snacks come in 3 flavors! Three flavors? […]

Glowing Candy Wrappers

I bought chocolate bars thinking they would glow. If I only read the fine print I would have realized that they are in fact haunted! Buying a good selection of Trick or Treat candy is always fun. Usually the selection down the candy aisle of the local supermarket is so […]