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It’s Shamrock time! Spring is near and so is St. Paddy’s Day.

11 Mar

I love my Shamrocks. I have the purple variety. From a small bunch from Trader Joe’s a few years ago, they now fill two pots, and another repotting is needed soon. I love how they go to sleep every night and stretch their petals full every morning.

Here it is again: Your yearly chance to invite a wee Shamrock plant to call your house its home.

Flowers of the shamrock plant

Shamrock blossoms purple

stocked in shamrocks

Stocked in Shamrocks

shamrock blossoms green

Shamrock blossoms green

Hello, moon. Good night, Shamrocks.

Classics: Sinatra, Brautigan and Cheddar Rocket Crackers

5 Mar

Song of the day: “Fly Me to the Moon” sung by Frank Sinatra.

Book of the day: Trout Fishing in America by Richard Brautigan.

Snack of the day: Cheddar Rocket Crackers from Trader Joe’s

It's a goldfish meet retro design situation.

It’s a goldfish-meets-retro-design moment.

Once again, Trader Joe’s gives us two treats in one box – the cute, retro look of a rocket with the delicious baked taste of tiny cheddar crackers. In my discriminating, goldfish-loving house, the box of crackers was an instant hit.

Thank you, Trader Joe’s.

And thank you for visiting Things I Love at Trader Joe’s!

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