Wednesday, May 18, 2011

In the "Life is Good" category . . .

Look what has come to America!!

We first discovered Magnum ice cream bars 11 years ago on our first trip to Europe. They were so wonderfully delicious! Later we learned that you could buy them anywhere in the world, EXCEPT the United States.

So, one of the first things Wes always does upon landing in a foreign country, is find the Magnum Bars. It only took him 20 minutes to find one after landing in Beijing! That was pretty impressive.

But now they are here--at Walmart!!

You can get them in all different flavors

Still need enticing? Here is a closeup. Yummy!!

My personal favorite is the double caramel. Smooth creamy ice cream is dipped in milk chocolate, then dipped in rich caramel and dipped in chocolate a second time.
Oh. So. Good!!!

Seriously--you are going to want to run to Walmart and get one!!

And in other good news . . . This is the view off my front porch right now. Okay, so I didn't actually take this picture, but if I did take a picture, this is close to what it would look like. Saguaro cactus and a rainbow!! Yes, believe it or not, it has been raining off and on all day.

I love it!! After hitting a 100 degrees last week, I am really enjoying being in the low 70's! And with moisture!

Lastly--my daughter Kathryn is home for two weeks. Hooray!! I wish she could stay longer but she is an adult and has to work for a living. Still, I am happy with whatever I can get.

Although, tonight after we ate, Wes ran off to his second night of meetings this week (he has meetings tomorrow night as well), Michelle ran off to mutual and Kathryn went over to visit the neighbors.

I was left at home alone to do the dishes.

Okay so life isn't totally perfect. But that just makes me even more grateful for rainbows and ice cream. :-)


Rebecca Irvine said...

Those look sooo yummy!

Lisa @ Pulsipher Page said...

and I was just at Walmart tonight. Wish I read your post before I left.

Sue said...

Those bars sound scrumptious!

And how fun having your daughter home.


Terri said...

oh that is so funny that you posted that, I bought one about 4 days ago and I had never heard of them before, the package just looked so good. You are right they are amazing! I think I got it at walmart too.

when is your trip to the tetons?

NatureGirl said...

I have been seeing those commercials...I do not dare risk even trying them!

DianeSS said...

My daughter discoverd Magnum ice cream bars when she was at the BYU Jerusalem Center of all places! Then we found then on a trip to South Africa. I wonder if they are available in Canada yet? Lucky you, enjoy!

just me said...

went to walmart today just to try one ... tried the double caramel one. oh heavens ... melt in your mouth delish!! my thighs thank you for your suggestions. ;)

Connie said...

I was at Macey's grocery store last night and saw a group of teens go to the freezer section, open it up, and with a cheer, grab a box of Mangum ice cream bars. That is the first time I had ever heard of them! Now I know why they were cheering. I'm going to Macey's tomorrow to get some. I gotta try 'em!
Looking at your previous post...I, too am in the middle of wedding planning and we have NO IDEA what we're going to do. It would help if my daughter decided on colors AND a place to have the reception. I'm coming back to see what fabulous thing you'll end up doing with your "supplies"!

LeAnn said...

Those look so good; and of course I will have to try them. I hope I don't get as addicted to the bars as I do the chocolate donuts from Dunford bakery.
Thanks, I think!

Kristin said...

Aren't those things just the best! When we were in Europe with the family back in 2000 we all became addicted to them Our favorite treat ever!


rad6 said...

Today is sunday and I am on vacation til late tomorrow night... but tuesday morning I am going to find that ice cream bar! YUM. Are they cheaper than Haagen Dazs?? Love all your happenings with your older kids... thanks for your notes on the subject... its fun looking forward to this new phase of life.
Happy Memorial Day