As soon as the school year ends and summer begins, new snack offerings start piling up on grocery store shelves. Or, perhaps we notice them more because our hungry children are home all day, complaining that they are bored. If that's not enough to lure us in, the colorful packaging and attractive ads will do the trick. We gave in to four new items this week and were not as disappointed as we have been in the past when the promotions for sugary junk food got the best of us.
Kathy Saunders, Times correspondent