Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Oh you know Oscar Mayer has a way...

Why is it that food you thought was so fantastic when you were a kid is so disgusting now?

Like raisins, you know the ones in the little red box? We used to eat those all the time just for a snack, I wouldn't eat raisins now because chocolate is my snack of choice.

And hot dogs, I mean most people like a hot dog every once in awhile at a barbecue or something, but as a kid, hot dogs are like AWESOME! Not so much anymore.

Or american sliced cheese, yuck. Or corn dogs, similar to hot dogs yes, but seriously corn dogs. Or spaghetti-O's! Seriously disgusting people!!

And the ultimate nasty kid food I can't believe I ate:


BOLOGNA!


Have you eaten bologna lately? I work at a daycare, so I am a connoisseur of these nasty kid foods, most of them I can stomach, you get hungry enough and you will eat it. But bologna? Nope. I can't do it. I try, honestly every time bologna sandwiches come up on the menu I think, "Maybe this time it won't be that bad!" so I take a bite. And then I gag, and then I spit it out. Because GROSS! And what is that ring around the outside anyway?! Nevermind, I don't want to know.

What are some of the kid foods you loved that you can't stand now?

The only thing that is a kid favorite that never gets old is PIZZA, everybody loves PIZZA! :)

(After writing BOLOGNA so many times, I now have the Oscar Mayer song stuck in my head:

My bologna has a first name, its:
O-S-C-A-R

My bologna has a second name, its:
M-A-Y-E-R

Oh I love to eat it everyday, and
if you ask me why I'll saaaaaaaay,
'Cause Oscar Mayer has a way
with B-O-L-O-G-N-A!

14 comments:

  1. I think feeding bologna to kids is considered child abuse.

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  2. Can we still be besties even though I still love all kid food. Except Speghettios. You've got me there!

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  3. Sure we can Shellie! We'll just only eat Smart Cookies together--deal?! haha

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  4. I LOVE bologna! No joke! I will eat bologna and cheese and mayo sandwiches, all the time!

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  5. Um, I have a confession. I really like bologna. It's kind of like comfort food. . . I know. I'm weird.

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  6. Kraft Macaroni and Cheese is one food that just doesn't cut it for me anymore. When I was a kid I could eat a whole box by myself. Now, ugh, gross...

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  7. Every now and then I'll try bologna and it's touch and go. Other kid food I can think of is that crazy candy. Not the classics like licorice or candy bars but the weird ones that aren't so popular. I remember eating a small variety as a child and now my kids see the weirdest stuff and beg for it. Then they'll actually eat it if I buy it. Ick!

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  8. Actually Hot Dogs are probably it. I still like raisans, and I'm not going to lie, I like spaghetti o's.

    Never liked or ate bologna, but I loved that jingle! hehe!

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  9. Oh I wish I were an Oscar Mayer weiner, that is what I truly want to be......ew, I hate it all, even as a kid I didn't like most kid food!

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  10. Yeah, thanks for the song in my head! Hate bologna, still love mac and cheese, hate hot dogs, how about vienna sausages?

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  11. My kids went through a bologna phase a few months ago...I gagged my way through it. That stuff is vile. Gratefully they're onto turkey lunch meat now as their lunch sandwich of choice.

    Twinkies are a childhood food that I don't touch now...although deep fried Twinkies sound fun, maybe just once.

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  12. I agree totally. The only hot dogs I will eat are the really good quality ones that are 100% beef. No "machine-separated meat". Ugh

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