A few of my latest favorite things

Major late posting today!

My excuses are that 1. I had meetings all day 2. I’m putting the finishing touches on my December column for the magazine before my editor shows up at my house with a posse and 3. my dog ate my keyboard. He’s been pooping QWERTY all day.

This quick post is to show you three of my new favorite things.

Just like Oprah’s favorite things except I’m not giving anything away or taking you to Australia.

1. I’m so excited about this. My Zima replacement has been found and it is this drink that has a remarkably similar taste to Zima Citrus!

My husband grabbed it one day in the liquor store and I tasted it and I was all, “Ew?” And then I tasted it again and I was all, “Eh.” Then I tasted it again and I realized why it was familiar.

And isn’t, “Ew? Eh.” pretty much how everyone felt about Zima at first? But then you grew to love it, right?


2. My new favorite snack!

Ladies, I can’t even describe this box of heaven. Yes I can: “BOX OF HEAVEN.”

100 calories in two crisps and it is the most flaky, sweet, tasty pastry you will ever have that will not duct tape itself to your ass in the form of cottage cheese unless you eat the whole box in five minutes. Not that I do that. Not that there’s anything wrong with that.

3. Check this out! I will own this or gift this.

It holds cans or bottles and the removable insert, that blue part, is frozen in the freezer and then inserted back into the cooler and it keeps your drinks cold for hours. The logo is printed on a stretchy band that expands to hold whatever size beverage you insert.

Here’s another look at it.

The perfect thing for a road trip or when you’re waiting in line for tickets to U2 or when you’re staking out Daniel Sepulveda’s house for hours on end.

Not that I do that.

Not that there’s anything wrong with that.


  1. Magnus Patris
    October 13, 2010 5:47 pm

    OK, so they look like little Pop Tarts to me. Why not just eat Pop Tarts? So after you’ve opened them there’s two in there and you gotta eat them both. Then you might as well eat the other 2 packs or if you get the Sam’s Club Special, the other 10 packs. And put some butter on them. Not that I’ve ever done that. Well maybe once….this week. And Mountain Dew Throwback and Vodka is just like Zima, but different, in a not as good way.

  2. krcked
    October 14, 2010 12:56 am

    You can get one of the cooler things at Dick’s!

  3. Cassie
    October 14, 2010 7:52 am

    Suuuuure you don’t do that…

  4. jenny
    October 14, 2010 10:02 am

    I actually know where Daniel lives… one of my customers bought a house on the very same street and I had to inspect it before writing the insurance policy for her. She told me he lived up the street from her. I loves him.

  5. Mark Hudson
    October 14, 2010 10:04 am

    Ginny, that Cool Six has just been purchased- thanks for the tip. Alos, pleasure meeting you and the Mr at Salt.

  6. L-A
    October 14, 2010 11:50 am

    The cooler thingie isn’t available on amazon anymore. Guess I’ll have to check out Dick’s. That sounds funny…checkin’ out Dick’s. Ha.

  7. unsatisfied
    October 14, 2010 12:27 pm

    @L-A — if benny reads this blog (ha, like he can read) and sees that you like checkin’ out dicks — well, just watch out….

  8. L-A
    October 14, 2010 2:13 pm

    all you bitches take my shots…outta this handy dandy cooler thingie Ginny told me about.

  9. Suzy
    October 15, 2010 6:22 pm

    FYI – the Fruit Crisps really are HEAVEN, but they are never available at the Cranberry Wal-Mart ‘n at. It’s very discouraging. Don’t make the trip.