Penny's Passion: Five on Friday - March 24, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Five on Friday - March 24, 2017

Is everyone enjoying the start of Spring?  Today it is supposed to be over 70 degrees and I can't wait to soak up some sun.  Our daffodils are blooming and it's beginning to feel like winter is behind us.  Thank goodness!

Before I head out into the warm weather today, here's my five for this week~

1.  Snyder's "Wholey Cheese"
I'm so thankful that Eric works at a grocery store because when a new product comes out, he's great about buying it and bringing it home.  The Snyder's "Wholey Cheese" product is a winner!  They come in three flavors (and we've tried them all!) - Mild Cheddar, Smoked Gouda and Swiss with Black Pepper.  Have you seen them at your store?   Love them!
Snyder's of Hanover Wholey Cheese! Crispy Baked Crackers (14 oz.)
2.  National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day
Okay, when you think of chocolate covered raisins, doesn't Raisinets immediately come to mind?!?  And who loves getting Raisinets when you're at the movie theater??  Celebrate this national day by picking up a box and seeing just how quiet you can eat them during a movie.  Here's something you might not know ~ more than 1 million Raisinets are produced per hour.  That's crazy!  For the healthy people out there, raisins are an excellent source of calcium, potassium, iron, fiber and vitamin B.  Eat up!

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If you're looking for a movie to see this weekend, you might want to check out CHIPS.  Ever since Parenthood, I've loved Dax Shepard.  He wrote, directed and is starring in the new CHIPS movie that is opening today.  This movie is an adaptation of the famous TV series from the 70's and 80's depicting a pair of California Highway Patrol Officers.  It looks pretty funny!

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4.  Spring Showers
We had rain yesterday and it reminded me that I've been wanting to try this new style umbrella.  The Wasing Double Layer Inverted Umbrella sounds pretty amazing.  When you shut it, it inverts and traps the water allowing it to be drip free.  Genius!  But here's the best part - the handle is a "C" shape and will stay on your arm allowing you to have both hands free! Oh man, I wish I would have had one of these when I was toting around a car seat!  I'm going to give it a try.  Would you like to try one also?  Click HERE to check it out.

5.  Ever feel this way?!?

Happy weekend!  I'm having lunch with a couple friends today and then girls night out tomorrow night.  I'm sure there will be some basketball watching in there too!  Great few days ahead.  Hope you have some fun things in store too.  See you back next week.

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  1. Ohmygoodness, I love this list! I am a *huge* chocolate covered raisins fangirl and my family teases me about this mercilessly! #solidarity

  2. I love chocolate covered raisins, too! Haven't had them on ages! Also I need that umbrella, the design looks so practical. Hope you have a nice weekend, sounds like you have some fun things lined up! Xoxo

  3. I might need to go get some Chocolate Covered Raisins now, they're raisins so they're semi-healthy, ha! And I love Dax Shepard so I really need to see CHIPS! Have a great weekend!

  4. Hahaha, that last meme has got me nodding my head up and down. I can relate.

    And those smoked gouda crackers?! That sounds dangerous. I'd have no self-control over those things.

  5. Those wholey cheese crisps look really good. CHIPS looks SO funny!

  6. I can't wait to see that movie. It looks pretty funny. Have a great weekend.

  7. Haha love the "trainwreck" photo. It's so true sometimes! I really do love Dax Shepard and my mom and I both want to see CHIPS. Hopefully sometime soon!


  8. i'm a sucker for chocolate covered raisins. They're a must at the movie theatre with popcorn lol I've always wanted one of those umbrellas that close "inverted" because we're forever making a mess in our house whenever it rains!

  9. I so could have used that umbrella when I lived in NYC!

  10. That umbrella is so cute!
    Those cheesy crisps - mmh!! I'd love to try them!
    I haven't heard of that movie but I love anything with Dax Sheppard, so I will definitely give it a try!
    Happy weekend xxx

  11. Bahaha that meme is awesome and yep, I've felt like that far too many times! Hehe

    That umbrella is so pretty and mmm, chocolate covered raisins.

    Have a lovely weekend Penny. :)

  12. That umbrella is so cute! I need one for sure. I always have the umbrella that doesn't want to work properly. Also I love chocolate covered raisins. They are my movie snack of choice. Glad to see they have a "day"!

  13. I like the concept of that umbrella. I'm wanting to see CHIPS. Looks funny. I did see previews for the film and definitely would recommend that kids don't watch it.