Which is better, sweet or salty?

I think you know my answer: both. Actually, the real name on this box of chocolate-covered pretzels is “little brown pretzels covered in milk chocolate” without even the Bloomie’s name attached! All in their famous lower-case “little brown bag” font – (part Bauhaus font, they claim.) Bloomingdale’s Chocolate-covered Pretzels are sold only at Christmas. Which means I buy them only at the half-off Christmas sale the day after, along with…

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Bloomies has a ball with these potato chips.

I’ve bought these¬†Bloomingdales Milk Chocolate Covered Potato Crisps from Bloomies on and off for several years…but only at the after-Christmas half-price sale, of course! (It’s my excuse to look at the more expensive stuff in the store, or that’s what I tell myself.) Or I should say, when I can find the potato chips. Last year they only had one cannister left. This year they had more, but I had…

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Chocolates from Seattle, that city

In a more affluent year than 2009 my brother and sister in law gave me chocolates from fran’s, located in Seattle. (They live in Seattle, too.) I had heard of fran’s years ago (but what’s with the lowercase name? In elegant wedding-announcement type script, yet?) There were only 6 chocolates in the box. I ate them all, and forced myself to limit it to one a day, to savor them….

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