On Friday, at the end of a routine trip to the grocery store, I walked down the ice cream aisle to see if there were any good bargains on. I wasn’t joking in my rejected guest post when I said that sometimes it feels like all John and I do is sit on the futon and eat ice cream. While it’s not exactly all we do, we do love ice cream, and usually have a small cone for dessert every night.
So on Friday, when I saw that Haagen Dazs was only $2.69 (with a purchase of multiples of five) I was extremely excited. I had a basket on my arm that was already quite full – but $2.69 – I couldn’t stop collecting
pints 14 oz. containers.
I left the store with 20 cartons.
But that’s not the end of it; when John came home and I told him about the excellent sale, he was also very excited – so much so that he went back to the store that evening to collect an additional 20.
We might have an ice cream problem.
(Although hopefully not a huge one – on the up side, this will last us at least into September sometime.)
And apart from a (small) evening indulgence in ice cream, we eat quite healthfully – lots of veggies and whole grains, nuts, not much meat or sugar. Most of what we eat looks more like this: