Food · General · Writing

Look, ma! I’m a sweet blogger!

I recently received the Super Sweet Blog Award from Gail at the Jotter’s Joint, and was tagged by both Karen and Dianne to do the Look Challenge, and Maddie Cochere gave me the Family of Bloggers Award, hence the “ma”. I thought the title was a clever combination of these three things. No? Well, I tried. =[ That said, I would like to thank these lovely ladies for the awards and tags, so… thank you! 😀

Not going to lie, I was pleased when I received the Sweet Blogger Award, if only because it gives me the chance to post the Award picture and answer questions about sweets! So here goes.

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Food · Inanity · Reading

So I tried Häagen Dazs for the first time today…

… and honestly I can’t see what the hype’s about.

I’m not saying that it’s not good, but I don’t think it lives up to all the praise it gets. I tried three flavours today – caramel biscuit and cream, crème brûlée and vanilla caramel brownie – topped with butterscotch sauce. They were good, but not all that great. In fact, I soon found myself getting bored with it, and if it weren’t for the fact that Häagen Dazs ice-cream is a bit pricy, I might have abandoned my bowl. Overall it was a disappointing experience, and I’m not sure I’ll go out of my way to have ice-cream there again.

The marbled mud pie I had at a diner later, though, was something else entirely.

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