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the emotional life of Peeps

Some of you may, perchance, recall that I examined the emotional life of candy corn last fall (HERE). Well, my journey to understand the feelings of holiday candy continues with Marsmallow Peeps.

curiosity 

isolationdisgust

thrill

exhaustion

contentment

anxiety

disdain (and shame)

hope

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17 Comments

  1. Jess B
    Posted March 12, 2010 at 8:29 pm | Permalink

    lol! That's too cute! Love the hope.

  2. Loren
    Posted March 12, 2010 at 8:47 pm | Permalink

    OMG…This is the funniest blog post I've seen in a long time!! Thanks for the laugh!
    I heart Peeps!!
    Loren @ The Baking Sheet

  3. -Shaken, not stirred
    Posted March 12, 2010 at 9:33 pm | Permalink

    adorable! :)

  4. cookies and cups
    Posted March 12, 2010 at 9:35 pm | Permalink

    Haha! I love peeps, but I like them best when they are a little stale…is that weird ? :)

  5. Deanna
    Posted March 12, 2010 at 11:43 pm | Permalink

    awesome. :)

  6. Grimmy
    Posted March 12, 2010 at 11:51 pm | Permalink

    Hope is my favorite. Very cute post!!

  7. Elyse
    Posted March 13, 2010 at 12:37 am | Permalink

    Give life to a new peep! (That means make one of your own.)

    http://bylittlehands.typepad.com/by_little_hands/2010/03/spring-peepers.html

  8. Sue Sparks
    Posted March 13, 2010 at 12:38 am | Permalink

    Cute:) Have you seen the chocolate covered peeps yet? I saw them at the grocery store the other day.

  9. Chic Cookies
    Posted March 13, 2010 at 2:34 am | Permalink

    thanks all! Elyse, we are two great minds thinking alike (I have lots of glittery marshmallows made just the same way in pasts posts). I've heard talk of the chocolatey ones Sue, but I've yet to see a real live one!

  10. Tiffany
    Posted March 13, 2010 at 3:12 am | Permalink

    OMGoodness!!!! Too funny!

  11. Kate
    Posted March 13, 2010 at 10:28 pm | Permalink

    This was absolutely adorable!!

  12. Natalie...
    Posted March 14, 2010 at 8:42 pm | Permalink

    Hahahah I loveeee this post!! The photos are so so cute!

  13. TracyLH
    Posted March 15, 2010 at 12:03 pm | Permalink

    Oh, my goodness, Meaghan! You just crack me up!!! Love your creativity!

  14. kuriouskitteh
    Posted March 15, 2010 at 11:36 pm | Permalink

    Ohmygosh, you just made my day. I hope you do one for Christmas!

    ~Kurious Kitteh

  15. sanjeet
    Posted March 16, 2010 at 9:46 pm | Permalink

    That's too cute! Love the hope.
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  16. Kim @ The Celebration Shoppe
    Posted March 21, 2010 at 2:48 pm | Permalink

    This is great; I really needed a laugh! And thanks for the nice comment this morning on our article. :)

  17. Katie
    Posted April 1, 2010 at 7:14 pm | Permalink

    This is adorable!

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