Author Archives: Laurie Northrup

Story research does weird things to my Amazon suggestions

Man, I do ONE story on Halloween costume trends

Amazon suggestions

Speculoos cookie butter cups: now a thing?!

Trader Joe's Dark Chocolate Speculoos Cookie Butter Cups

SPOTTED ON SHELVES: Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate Speculoos Cookie Butter Cups


Sure, Trader Joe’s on a holiday weekend will be difficult, but I owe it to the world to check this product out and make sure it’s safe for the people I care about to consume. Yes. That’s it.

Generational problems

People I am always confusing with each other:

  • Mickey Rourke, Mickey Rooney, and Andy Rooney
  • Doris Duke, Doris Day, and Dorothy Day

Free range grass-fed Irish Setters

Every time I look at this bag, I think that it’s the dogs that are free-range and grass-fed.