Saturday, October 10, 2009

turtles...

I love them.

When I was in grade school I signed up to sell them as part of our way of raising money for band and our band uniforms. Yes, I was THAT kid. A geeky kid who played the clarinet. Only to grow up to be a geeky adult who plays with paint, furniture, gardening supplies & other home stuff.

I digress. The problem was that I personally ate most of my supply of turtles that I was supposed to sell and my poor parents had to foot the bill. A bill that they couldn't really afford.

I still love turtles and maybe I'm being nostalgic since I haven't fully healed from mouth surgery and chewing has to be done very carefully. The idea of their chewy, chocolaty, creamy, salty, crunchy goodness is making my mouth water.

These are some of the best!

8 comments:

DesignTies said...

Yum!!!!! Turtles were my mom's favourite chocolate. I like them too, and those ones in the picture look awesome!! And, you know, seeing as you shouldn't be eating chewy caramel and crunchy nuts with a sore mouth, you really should send them my way :-D ;-)

Heal quick!!

Kelly

leah said...

we never got to sell yummy things like that! we had to sell watkins. what kid wants to sell that?! ok...maybe there is a reason they did that..parents put the kabosh on child friendly things.

Rebecca@Harmony and Home said...

Hey Angelo.... turtles are the best. My Dad loves them! And even with Parkinson's Disease and a mouth full of dentures, he still asks them for now and again and I still fulfill that request for him. Because, after all, it's the little things in the life that matter the most.

klham said...

mmm... I love turtles, my sweet memaw makes a christmas tin for me every year. This is the only time I allow myself to have them in the house. I have zero restraint when it comes to sweets!

Anonymous said...

OMG!!! /I/ played clarinet in grade school, too. Played is an overstatement, really...

My turtles memory: They were one of my grandfather's favorite treats and I was the only one he would share them with. I'd crawl into his lap and we'd chat, watch wrestling, and eat Turtles and nuts. This made me exceedingly popular with my two teenaged uncles! Not! On paper that doesn't look like a lot, but he passed when I was 9, and that (along with dancing to Motown with him) is one memory that's stayed with me.

Jessie

missbmckay said...

These look delicious! Thanks for the link!

honeybfly said...

Angelo, insert choir where you wrote band and our stories are the same. And yes, I was so awful about either eating the inventory and spending the cash, I would not tell my mom about the shortage until the morning the money was due.

Parents really unconditionally love their kids...

Nani said...

Yummmm... sounds perfect for preggo here :)

Hope you are doing great!

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