Hearts are where it’s at.
Around this time of year I know I’ll be in for some serious love, and I’m talking about the addictive, never ending bag of hearts kind. The kind of love that goes on sale 50% the day after Valentine’s Day.
But let me clarify.
There are cinnamon hearts. Addictive. And definitely spicey, goes well with soft drinks. But my true love is even sweeter.
Then there are the heart rolls with all kinds of messages stamped on them to help you with your loving ways. They have a tarty taste. If you’re in the mood it can be fun.
My real passion though are those big bags of hearts you see at Long’s Drugs or Walgreen’s. They wheel them out by the cartful. 5 or 6 bags is a good start.
I always know these highly desired sweets will be abandoned only a day after Valentine’s when I can swoop in to save the day and extend good heart eating for another four to five months of the year.
Oh, since I’m blogging about this for some reason on this site, I might as well suggest that they pair rather well with 7-UP, Diet Coke or some kind of carbonated spritzer. A nice partner for Web surfing on your computer or doing some online Valentine’s shopping for another special someone.