The Latest Trader Joe’s Finds: Daily Facial Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 40 and Strawberry & Rhubarb Hand Pies

Why yes? Once upon a time, this box contained two strawberries and a rhubarb!

I saw these pies at TJ’s and they take me back to childhood in the ’80s, when I went grocery shopping with my mom on Saturdays. I was allowed to have a sweet treat, and at times, I’d choose a hostess fruit pie. Cherry was my favorite! what was your?

Anyway, last night I had one for dessert (it’s delightful), and when I turned the box over to read the back, I was shocked to see the instructions for reheating the pie in the oven or air fryer!

I always used to eat hostess pie straight out of the package and had no idea one could reheat pie before eating it, lol! Am I the only person on earth who didn’t know? I’m still struggling with Revelation.

By the way, I did not preheat the Strawberry and Rhubarb Pie, because at that time I had already taken out the vanilla ice cream and was not going to wait 15 minutes for the oven to heat up. It was still great. Just the right amount of sweetness and a lovely, buttery, melt-in-the-mouth crust. Take a box if you see them at TJ’s.

While you’re there, stop in to the body care section to grab $9 Trader Joe’s Daily Facial Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 40.

Word on the street is that it’s a dupe for the pricier $36 Supergoop Unseen Sunscreen. I’ve never tried the Supergoop variant so I can’t really compare the two, but as far as facial sunscreens go, I think it’s good for an afternoon or afternoon touchup on top of makeup. Is a great option (yes, that’s a thing) because it’s so sleek and so matte and completely invisible. Lightweight too. It has a slippery silicone texture, so if you do well with 1) silicone and 2) chemical sunscreens, it is worth checking out.

A somewhat related note: I’ve had work projects over the past few months writing copy for packaging, and so I’m now in the habit of reading through all the tubes, bottles, and boxes I find. It was clearly a spelling problem! Of course, I had to peel off the sticker and see what was done right.

I’m kind of naughty, I guess.

Have a good Thursday to you. I hope you are feeling great today! take care.

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,