I don’t know how I’ve lived my entire life without knowing about cinnamon broomsticks.
Am I late to the game or do they not have them in the Pacific Northwest? Or the Midwest? Or anywhere else that I’ve lived? Are these a Southern thing? So many questions, so few answers.
To make up for lost time, I bought 4 broomsticks. I thought that showed restraint.
But, last weekend I saw two new boxes arrive!
I may or may not have called dibs.
I soon found out. They really do smell delicious! When the smell fades you are still left with a cute and quirky piece of decor.
I’ll admit it amuses me to see how the kids move the spiders around each day.
The “beware” sign is from the Dollar Store. It’s actually a yard sign that lasted 2.3 days before a deer sneezed on it and bent the wood stake that was holding it up. It wasn’t a deer, but I think it might have drizzled a little. Lesson learned: you get what you pay for!
I snapped the wood stake off with my bare hands. It was a rather dramatic display of
my brute strength how poorly the sign was made (again, lesson learned). I was left with a rather cute placard! I’m actually happy about that unfortunate bit of moisture because I like the sign better inside! Just don’t tell me kids.
Please don’t be distracted by these stories of deer sneezes and bionic arm muscles. The real moral of this tale is that if you have cinnamon broomsticks available at your local grocery store, BUY THEM NOW. You’ll be happy you did. Unless you buy all the ones that I wanted. Muhahahaha!
Want to see what else I did with those doors?
Want to see how to make a broom out of palm leaves?