like a kid in a candy store

by jenna on October 25, 2011

My teeth are going to rot out. But.it.tastes.so.good.


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kathleen @ the daily crumb October 25, 2011 at 12:52 pm

love everything about this post!

including that super cute t-shirt :)

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Cat @Breakfast to Bed October 25, 2011 at 12:52 pm

taffy. I love taffy. so much. a little melty. with a beer.

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Julia October 25, 2011 at 12:54 pm

Don’t mind me as I sit and stare at the picture that lists all the flavors. Frosted cupcake taffy, yes please.

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Lys October 25, 2011 at 12:54 pm

Oh my gosh. Where is this?! And if you say ‘heaven’….

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Melissa @ Journey to Marvelous October 25, 2011 at 12:54 pm

From the first picture I knew exactly where you were…the saltwater taffy shack in Bodega Bay! I have a love/hate relationship with that candy-striped beach shack :)

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jenna October 25, 2011 at 1:00 pm

yes! How did I just discover this place??!

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Sandy October 25, 2011 at 3:10 pm

I’ve been there! I love the T-shirt and you look so slim in it. Are you keeping totally fit with just yoga now? I can’t seem to remember seeing any posts about running, biking or weight lifting for a while.

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jenna October 25, 2011 at 3:26 pm

I just do yoga now…I practice 5-6 days a week

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Chels October 25, 2011 at 12:57 pm

You are super cute & love the shirt. That taffy looks so yummy!

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Cait's Plate October 25, 2011 at 12:57 pm

Oh my – that place is like my heaven. We have a candy store in the town I live in and it’s seriously always me and like ten 8 year old kids in there. It feels pretty awesome. Haha.

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Kate G. October 25, 2011 at 12:58 pm

First: heck yes to all that candy! I don’t go out on Halloween, but I DO enjoy the candy.

Second: Do you mind if I ask where you got that watch? It’s totally adorable(!)

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jenna October 25, 2011 at 12:59 pm

thanks! I got that watch from Timex..it’s the red “camper” watch

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Kate G. October 25, 2011 at 5:05 pm

Sweet! Thanks for sharing :)

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Holli October 25, 2011 at 12:59 pm

SWEET! You need to come to the East Coast for some Jersey Shore Saltwater Taffy. The. Best. Ever!!!

Love this post<3

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Doris @ vanillacocoberry October 25, 2011 at 1:08 pm

jenna, i really like your current hair color..it looks so natural and really brings out your eyes! I always automatically go darker in winter when I dont get highlights… I think you need to give your hair a rest sometimes!

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Heather @ girlyeverafter October 25, 2011 at 1:18 pm

Dentures were made for this exact reason! It’s totally fine.

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Kelli H (Made in Sonoma) October 25, 2011 at 1:39 pm

haha, love when you showcase local places. : ) I used to go there all the time in high school.

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Kristin October 25, 2011 at 1:46 pm

Be careful! I broke one of my beautiful teeth eating a piece of soft, delicious taffy! It was only my second chew in and I heard a big crunch … pulled the piece of tooth out of the taffy … I was on vacation and had to have the missing chunk/hole in my tooth filled in by my dentist when I got home! I had just bought a TON of taffy too … in all these amazing flavors and it taunted me the rest of our vacation! I told my dentist they could make a killing if they had a big bowl of taffy on their receptionist desk for their clients!!

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jenna October 25, 2011 at 1:48 pm

omg! i just got goosebumps reading that with a piece of licorice taffy in my mouth….gehhh

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Amanda October 25, 2011 at 2:25 pm

What an awful thing to happen – especially on vacation!

Chew carefully, Jenna!

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Kristin October 25, 2011 at 5:25 pm

I KNOW! Who knew that strong, healthy teeth can just break off chewing some soft taffy? I was completely shocked. We were on vacation for my birthday, too! I just kept having nightmare visions of having to have a ridiculous root canal over a piece of taffy or that they wouldn’t be able to save the tooth because of how it broke and I’d have to get a bridge or an implant, etc … luckily, my dentist was able to just fill in the hole with some bonding tooth material – Phew! He said he sees people in his office all the time who have broken their teeth or usually broken a crown or filling eating taffy or chewy caramels. Licorice taffy is my FAV … love rootbeer, cinnamon, peppermint and banana too! I love how with the first few chews, you keep getting a burst of chewy, delicious flavor! Bruce’s Candy Kitchen in Cannon Beach, Oregon (on the Coast) has AMAZING taffy, if you are ever in that beach town.

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Ruthiey October 25, 2011 at 1:47 pm

Jennnna! This looks so yummy! <3

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Shareece October 25, 2011 at 1:49 pm

I read your blog every day and rarely comment on blogs but I just have to tell you, you are gorgeous! Your skin is ridiculous, what do you use to keep it so stunning??

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jenna October 25, 2011 at 2:50 pm

seriously?? well, thank you…I feel like there’s always something going on with my skin but I’m glad the iphone photo didn’t capture that. I just use bare minerals make-up and neutrogena products!

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Jen October 25, 2011 at 3:59 pm

Which Neutrogena products?

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jenna October 25, 2011 at 5:18 pm

I use the gentle scrub and light night cream

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Jen October 25, 2011 at 6:09 pm

Thank you. I usually buy Neutrogena but just whatever is cheapest usually (not the higher-end stuff in the packaging!).

Krystina (Organically Me) October 25, 2011 at 1:50 pm

That last picture is so darling!

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danielle October 25, 2011 at 2:14 pm

Yum Yum!!!

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sarah October 25, 2011 at 2:24 pm

i think you’re in Bodega Bay—near Rocker Oysterfeller’s :P Fun!

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Alexa @ Simple Eats October 25, 2011 at 2:43 pm

Holy cow, I would have gone crazy in there, too! Yum!

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mom October 25, 2011 at 3:24 pm

Oh My !!! I see the delight in your eyes …

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Katy October 25, 2011 at 3:29 pm

Oh wow! I want to go there too!

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Annie @ Naturally Sweet Recipes October 25, 2011 at 3:29 pm

Salt water taffy is delicious! If you’re in Bodega, LOVE that area! The BEST taffy. :)
And this post is adorable.

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Liz @ Tip Top Shape October 25, 2011 at 3:54 pm

That place looks like heaven!

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Hilliary@HappilyEverHealthy October 25, 2011 at 4:09 pm

Frosted cupcake taffy, I want some of that!

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Lauren @ What Lauren Likes October 25, 2011 at 4:17 pm

I would be sooo excited! Great pics :)

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Averie @ Love Veggies and Yoga October 25, 2011 at 4:53 pm

Love the pics of you. Genuine enthusiasm and excitement :)

Wish I could be right there too….love sweets and candy, big time.

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Emily October 25, 2011 at 5:34 pm

I make a point to visit a bulk taffy shop every time I go to SF…. best invention EVER.

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Marla October 25, 2011 at 5:41 pm

Jenna,
I love your hair !
You are always pretty,but the slightly darker look
reaalllllllly suits you-looking hot!

Bet Adam agrees! ;) Sultry.

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Shannon @ Her dog Blog October 25, 2011 at 5:49 pm

Who makes the shirt? Super cute…

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jenna October 25, 2011 at 5:53 pm

Africa Yoga Project…here’s the link to where you can buy!

http://www.yogaaccessories.com/Africa-Yoga-Project-Womens-Tee_p_122970.html

Runs VERY small–order one or two sizes bigger!

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Jen October 25, 2011 at 6:10 pm

What size do you buy? Might be the same.

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Danellesdish October 25, 2011 at 5:56 pm

These look wonderful. I love pumpkin in any form and cannot wait to try them!

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Andrea @ The Skinny Chronicles October 25, 2011 at 8:08 pm

Can I order those online??? Seriously. OMG. Taffy is one of my weaknesses. Ah, sigh.

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Amy October 25, 2011 at 9:02 pm

Oh my deliciousness! So many flavours, so little time :)

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laura October 25, 2011 at 10:20 pm

1. your skin is flawless. 2. i want taffy now. 3. watch envy. 4. pink walls – i want. 5. hmmm, i just like 5.

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Sasha October 25, 2011 at 10:32 pm

Yummy! Hands down my favorite candy.
You should post a how-to on these candies!!
I have had some of the best taffy down in the Bay area..nothing compares to it here it!
Enjoy :)

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Katrina October 26, 2011 at 3:59 am

I need some candy.

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Liz @ Southern Charm October 26, 2011 at 9:25 am

This is so awesome! I want to come and play!!

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Sonia (the Mexigarian) October 26, 2011 at 1:37 pm

Oh my god I love that place in BB! I haven’t been out that way in a while but I remember practically taking every candy off the wall. must remember to make time to go up there again.

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