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Jelly Beans

Posted Sunday, October 28, 2012, at 10:19 AM

My niece's wedding cake with real flowers.
If you were to reach into a bag of plain old jelly beans, what color and flavor would you pick, and why?

Jelly Beans are straight sugar with artificial flavorings and color. I don't care, they make a great treat once in a while.

I pick out the black ones with the licorice flavor. They don't seem as sugary as the others do.

Sometimes it is just nice to think about something that gives us a simple pleasure such as choosing your favorite jelly bean from the candy bag.

I invite you to submit your favorite flavors with a comment or two.

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Apparently, no one eats jelly beans.

-- Posted by KH Gal on Mon, Oct 29, 2012, at 10:04 AM

I'm not a big jelly bean fan...but a big slice of that cake with a glass of milk. That would be right on the mark.

-- Posted by TundraRat on Mon, Oct 29, 2012, at 10:13 AM

The cake was so-so.

-- Posted by KH Gal on Mon, Oct 29, 2012, at 11:15 AM

I like the Licorice ones too!! Make me think of my Aunt Joann. Lately I kinda stick to the sugar free gummi bears!

-- Posted by Brenda Fincher Publisher MHNews on Mon, Oct 29, 2012, at 3:42 PM

I do like gummi bears too.... I'd say I don't really care for Jelly Beans, but seems when I'm making Easter Baskets, I manage to eat my share of them. But I on the other hand, stay away from Licorice. To me, something cute and colorful should be fruity, .... black licorice is not good, no matter what you say!

-- Posted by jessiemiller on Mon, Oct 29, 2012, at 7:41 PM

I don't like gummi bears. They have a tendency to stick to my teeth.

I am glad that you are back Jessie, I have missed you.

-- Posted by KH Gal on Tue, Oct 30, 2012, at 7:14 AM

I think the cake is very pretty. I only eat jelly beans once in a great while. I'm stuck on Good & Plenty's...... I have to have them or in place of them Milk Duds. lol!

-- Posted by MsMarylin on Wed, Oct 31, 2012, at 10:09 PM

I like yellow and pink...but prefer gummi bears or DOTS. They stick to my teeth but they are great comfort food.

Very pretty cake!

-- Posted by OpinionMissy on Fri, Nov 2, 2012, at 10:56 PM

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