Peanut Hottie

Howdy! I’m Patty, a professor of Psychological Sciences at a small college in the midwest. Some important background information: I’m absolutely obsessed with peanut butter. It’s gotten to the point where I can’t keep any sort of nut butter in the house, or I’ll enter into a nut-butter-induced-fugue-state…within a few hours, the nut butter will…

Haribo Bärchen-Pärchen

This is the second bag of Haribo gummies that I bought while in Switzerland. They caught my eye because I’ve never seen them in the U.S., and they had a giant Neu sticker on it, which made me think that they were, well, New. Google translate tells me that Bärchen-Pärchen means Bear Couple. Doesn’t have quite…

Kinder Toys blog

While I was in Switzerland, I was jealous to see that Kinder Eggs were for sale there. They are illegal in the U.S. and Germany because they mix toys with chocolate, which I think is silly because the toys are safely encased in a plastic shell and thus separated from the chocolate. I found this hilarious…

Haribo Orangina P!k

Today and Friday, I’ll review some Haribo gummies that I bought while in Switzerland. First up is Orangina P!k. I know Orangina is a fizzy orange drink that’s available in Europe. No idea what the P!k means (and why it’s not a Pik). At any rate, it’s pretty clear that these are supposed to be…

M&M eating styles

The folks at CandyStore.com have an extremely thorough blog post detailing all the different ways in which people eat their M&M’s. Options include melting them under a desk lamp, sorting them by color, or freezing them first. Me? I sort them and try to let them melt in my mouth, but sometime I get impatient and…