your September, my September

Ah, yes, Fall—the time of year when all-things-pumpkin (& pumpkin spice) appear. :cheer:

Not that I’m complaining; I happen to love pumpkin as much as the next person.  I could eat pumpkin pie 24/7, as long as it was spicy enough. :squirrel2:

But since I can technically get pumpkin pie any time of year, its seasonal appearance doesn’t thrill me nearly as much as this:

That’s right—Fall is not just pumpkin season, but Count Chocula season! :dancin:

I don’t know if I’ve mentioned my love of & mild obsession with Count Chocula before or not.  I haven’t had it in a reealllly long time because I was pretending to be an adult & eating more grown-up cereals like Kix or Rice Krispies. :snowball:

But then I gave in to temptation & bought some Lucky Charms…which is apparently a gateway cereal, because the next thing I knew, I was searching for Count Chocula like it was a dropped contact lens. :shocked:  Never did find it, though, & a bit of research informed me that Count Chocula—as well as its sister (or would it be brother?) cereals, Boo Berry & Franken Berry—are seasonal.  Available at only a certain time of year.

I do not approve of this, in case you were wondering. :windy:

But since they are available only once a year—right now, as a matter of fact!—you can imagine my reaction when I spotted them at the grocery store.  Yeah, it was pretty much a spectacle that attracted a lot of attention, but what the heck do I are? :jumping:

And I picked up an entire pallet—14 boxes—to bring home with me.  It may or may not be my only Count Chocula purchase of the season…& you have no idea how hard it was for me not to Buy All The Cereal!!! :bashful:

So if you’re a fan, get out there & stock up on your favorite monster cereal now!  There’s no telling how long it will last. :squirrel:


15 Comments  •  Comments Feed

  1. Kathleen O says:

    I was never one for these kind of cereal. But I applaud those who like them. My fav cereal was always Kellog’s Corn Pop, Frosted Flakes and Rosin Bran.. But hat’s off to you.. Now I am a lover of Pumpkin too and I just had a Pumpkin Spice donut from Tim Horton’s yesterday.. Enjoy :cheer:

    • Heidi says:

      Mmm, pumpkin spice donut… Since I had a bowl of Count Chocula last night, I could really go for one of those. :squirrel2:

      I love Frosted Flakes & Raisin Bran, too. Actually, I like *a lot* of cereals; I’m a cold cereal girl. :snowball:

  2. flchen1 says:

    LOL!! YAY, Heidi! Count Chocula has ARRIVED! Happy cereal eating 😉 And I’m OK with pumpkin, but don’t need to have it in EVERYTHING! :tree:

    • Heidi says:

      Will you be running out to grab a box, Fedora? :hmmm:

      I’m with you—I love pumpkin pie & there are some other things I enjoy. MMD makes some good pumpkin loaf/cake/cookies, & those can be yummy. But I’m *not* really a fan of pumpkin *flavored* stuff—drinks, cereal, etc. I like the real thing over fake. :juggle:

  3. sharon s. says:

    Loved Count Chocula..but love pumpkin pie or pancakes better. 🙂

    • Heidi says:

      Oh, pumpkin pancakes… Okay, there’s a weakness for me. Well, pumpkin waffles, actually. Pumpkin + syrup = :dancin: :jumping: :cheer:

  4. Mary Kirkland says:

    I love Count Chocula. I usually get one box each year. I’ve already made a pumpkin cake. lol

  5. Donna A says:

    I love Count Chocula but will leave all the pumpkin spice for you.

  6. Brooke C says:

    I have to admit that I’ve never actually had Count Chocula before. I think sugar-filled cereal was one thing, but my parents wouldn’t let us have chocolate for breakfast. But I love that you bought a whole pallet of the stuff! Got to stock up since you can only have it once a year!!

    • Heidi says:

      Who says I eat it for breakfast? I tend to be a cereal-before-bed gal. :squirrel:

      My parents didn’t let us eat sugary cereal very often, either; it was more of a treat or a weekend thing. cheers

  7. cinnamon chaisson says:

    i used to love Frankenberry, but haven’t seen it on shelves here in years, wonder if Canadian stores will have Count Chocula, i am sure the grands would love it.

    good for you Heidi, i hope it stays fresh. i wouldn’t have the space to store 14 boxes of cereal. MOL!!! it is hard enough to find a place to store the month’s supply of kitty foods. :sunflower:

    • Heidi says:

      Well…don’t think I don’t have to hear about my hoarding tendencies. I maintain it’s preparation for a Zombie Apocalypse :zombie girl: but MMD just calls me crazy. :happy witch:

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