Monday, November 13, 2006

Adult Model....

is one of the search terms that has led people here. It's really interesting to see what people are searching for when they stumble upon my blog. Do any of your ever notice the referrals that lead people to your blog? I've started jotting some down, and here's a list of some of the search phrases:

dating a metrosexual
Voddie Bauchman
Andy Stanley
why Christians don't believe in carpe diem
myspace song dixieland delight
break up "third date" phone
carpe diem cub spain
4runner "frat boy"
dixie land delight
pete sampras
carpe diem blog mature
inside out reeses yummy
quotes with carpe diem included
"the bachelor" lisa ally
greek girls pic
"was holding her and loving you"
carpe diem game client
recent carpe diem short story
50 things I'm grateful for
wrangler jeans
quotes from "the sacred journey" by Frederick Buechner

So I googled Choco-Gels, and guess what? My blog is the only thing that Google found. Do you guys know what Choco-Gels are? They were a childhood favorite of mine, although I've eaten one (who am I kidding? I've probably never eaten just one) as recently as a few years ago. They are made by Little Debbie and are round, chocolate pies with white creme with a cherry glaze in the middle.

I went to the Little Debbie website to learn what happened to my beloved Choco-Gels. No fear, they have only been renamed with a very boring albeit fitting name: Jelly Creme Pies.

So what is your favorite kind of Little Debbie? I loved Star Crunches when I was about 5, but as I got older my taste matured and I preferred Nutty Butty Bars. I also liked the Swiss Cake Rolls because I liked to peel the chocolate exterior layer off and eat it bit by bit. Here's the top ten selling Little Debbies:

1. Swiss Cake Rolls
2. Nutty Bars® Wafer Bars
3. Oatmeal Creme Pies
4. Fudge Brownies
5. Honey Buns
6. Zebra Cakes (I find nothing redeeming about these except the cute name.)
7. Devil Squares® (These don't even have the cute name to help them out. Yuck.)
8. Fudge Rounds
9. Star Crunch® Cosmic Snacks
10. Chocolate Cupcakes

On a somewhat related note and not surpisingly, I really stink at eating healthy. In my effort to quit spending $10 a day on lunch (and so much money in general), I went to the Soup Kitchen today. My friend Ivy was kind enough to join me, and he confirmed my identification of Mr. Regular as someone in his mid-40s. Anyway, the Soup Kitchen is so much cheaper than a salad anywhere else, but the bottom line is that I'll grab on to any excuse to eat whatever I want; I can't lie. I keep on hoping that one day I'll wake up and be a mature, responsible adult and want to eat vegetables and fruit and go to bed at 10:30. I guess until then I'll vacillate between just doing what I want and trying to be somewhat disciplined.


Anonymous said...

It was a question of money that helped lead me to better eating habits. When I actually paid attention to my MasterCard one day and discovered I was easily spending $200 a month on just lunch, it was time to stop. I eat the same breakfast every morning (at work anyway) and always get up early enough to put something together for lunch. I usually cook dinner at the house and rarely ever eat out but perhaps once (if that) a week.

Of course, a four-digit mortgage payment helps persuade me from eating out too often as well. :)

Flat Coke and Flies said...

Oh I love Little Debbies!! I could ditto your list. They are all SO GREAT...BREAKFAST, LUNCH, & DINNER!!! I am a very unhealthy eater. I'm terrible and diets. I need more fiber, calcium, vitamin C, D, and all that other crap they say I need on TV. Bull crap, 28 years of Oreos and Doritos and I'm JUST FINE!

I just bought honey buns at Kroger on Sunday!

icadle said...

could you pick me up some swiss rolls please? thanks.

Anonymous said...

You are wrong about Zebra cakes... they're tasiter than Petit Fors and Party Favors icing combined...

Anonymous said...

I was once ordered...ORDERED!!!... by my doctor to eat more ice cream. You only have to tell me that once.

cdp said...

Swiss Cake Rolls . . . a major food group of my childhood. Yummy!

I thought I'd be more grown up by this age. However, as I sit here in front of the computer, in the middle of the day, in jeans and an old sweatshirt, chatting with my dog and enjoying a big frothy milkshake, I realize that not much has changed. I still fail in every grown-up category there is.

Last night I kept my first-grader up until an ungodly hour decorating a paper turkey (the first-grade hallway is to be adorned with a turkey from each student this week, decorated as a "family project"), and after he went to bed I stayed up another two hours embellishing the turkey, per his careful instructions, with markers, glitter, and glue. I suppose parenting is a pretty grown-up thing to do. And it's so much fun! :-)

Anonymous said...

2. strawberry swiss cakes
3. choc/peanut butter bars
4. zebra cakes

YUM.... I want all of them right now. right this very second...

gee thanks Ally!

Ally said...

Jordan:, thanks to the monthly birthday bash in our breakroom, has been full of sugar (cinnamon rolls, iced cookies, and petit fours comprised 85% of the calories I consumed), so follow my example and go have all of your favorite Little Debbies! They have strawberry swiss cakes?

Cindy: The turkey sounds adorable! I remember staying up late with my mom (and I wonder why I'm such a procrastinator:) working on school projects. Fun times.

AM: Those are my kind of doctor's orders.

Donatello: That's pure blasphemy. Zebra Cakes don't even belong in the same sentences as such delicacies as Party Favor's cupcake icing and Donut Castle's petit fours.

Ivy: That's the good thing about Little Debbies....they are only 99 cents for a box; so yes, I'll pick you up some.

FC&F: It won't be long before they offer "fortified" Little Debbies complete with all of our daily vitamins.

Aaron: Almost every morning I eat the same thing too--oatmeal, which I love. I'm sure a mortgage payment would help shock me into financial responsiblity, but right now it seems like it's worth $200 to eat lunch out every day. Of course when I combine that with what I spend on eating dinner out too, that's a lot of money. I'm working on it though and slowly being more conscious of my spending and how excessive it is, even if I can "afford" it (since I have a three digit rent payment:)

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