Let’s talk Life Savers hard candy. Or as I am overdramatically referring to them these days, Life Ruiners hard candy. Let me explain…
Everyone has their own favorite holiday treats. Come October I want candy corn and marshmallow pumpkins. When Christmas comes round, I want those peppermint taffy type things with the tree in the middle from Brach. [Did that awesome description confuse you? I mean these things.] And when Easter is around the corner, I want “spring” flavored Life Savers.
Years ago, I would relish over each bag filled with banana, cotton candy, watermelon, and raspberry flavors which only came around one season a year. I loved all the flavors, but if I had to rank them, it would go this way: raspberry, cotton candy, watermelon, banana.
The past few springs in New York I haven’t been able to find my favorite collection of sweet little rings. But last week – BEHOLD! Look what I found….
Umm….but look closer. Raspberry – check. Watermelon – check. STRAWBERRY BANANA?! Where are my cotton candy flavored wonders? I tried not to be a total drama queen when I saw this development while I was standing in the aisle. I thought to myself, “I can manage. I’ll just delight in the raspberry and watermelon even more so, right?”
Side note: I hate strawberry banana flavored just about anything. So of course, when I opened my bag of Spring Mix Life Savers hard candy, this happened:
See. Life Ruiners Hard Candy. LAME. #firstworldproblem