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Big wide happy ear to ear Kool-Aid frown?

Does this mean my childhood is really over? Okay--on Friday I blogged about the best summertime foods, and despite that it's a beverage, I included Kool-Aid. So when I was at the grocery store over the weekend, I came upon the Kool-Aid display, and discovered that it's still only 20 cents. What a deal! I So I bought some, and made it yesterday. I don't think I'd had any Kool-Aid for 20 years or so, so I was pretty excited to try it.  Would it bring back the happy, sunny care-free days of my youth?  Not so much. It was HORRIBLE! It's way too sweet.  And to think, back in the day I would occasionally sneak in EXTRA sugar when no one was watching. So I wonder..would it make me any happier if I put vodka in it? Here's a freakin' trippy Kool-Aid commercial from the 1950's. Caution, this might give you nightmares. Here's a commercial you might even remember:

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06/22/2009 7:26AM
Big wide happy ear to ear Kool-Aid frown?
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06/22/2009 11:37AM
Donna
Kool-aid? That stuff was great when I was a kid but not now. Did you use the sugar-free stuff or did you add your own sugar? You can keep the Kool-aid, I will stick to Crystal Light. ha
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