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August 26, 2009 / Maleesha Kovnesky

Baby Got Bac(on)

Macy, dear little Macy…received her very first piece of mail yesterday.  As much as I would have liked it to be a notification of an inheritance so she can be assured of college…it was not.  It wasn’t even an advertisement for Gerber Life Insurance.  It was a bacon catalog.

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I know!  Can you imagine?  A whole catalog based on bacon.  This wasn’t your run of the mill Oscar Meyer type bacon.  This baby was chock-full of upscale bacon.  The last few pages of the catalog expanded into other smoked meats.  In fact, for only $149.95 (plus shipping), Macy could order a fully-cooked turkey and accompanying spiral-sliced ham (with honey-glaze packet).  Just pop it in your oven and heat it for Christmas delight. 

But Macy doesn’t have an oven.

Well if that wasn’t silly enough, today another catalog came in the mail.  A catalog called “Cigar.com”.  You know, so she can have a nice, smoky Cuban after a large holiday meal of ham. 

I can’t figure out where she would have gotten onto a list.  Is her pediatrician selling the database of all the Bozeman kids?  Should I expect credit card offers soon?  How young is too young for a credit card? 

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I wonder if Macy will receive a golf catalog this week.  It only makes sense.

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  1. Greg / Sep 5 2009 2:58 pm

    Cigar.com? I guess she’s getting credit card applications as well. So funny (sort of). Your baby is so adorable.

  2. Allison / Sep 1 2009 4:38 am

    I love the expression on her face in the picture with the bacon catalog. She appears solemn…as though she’s paying tribute to all of the pigs who gave their lives so that people could eat very expensive bacon. Sweet Macy.

  3. Pammy / Aug 28 2009 12:30 pm

    What in the world is high-end bacon? Do you know what part of the pig bacon comes from? It’s the stomach and if you ran to the butcher right now, you’d be surprised at how cheap you could purchase pig stomach. Who in their right mind would spend that kind of money on bacon? Probably the same person who sent your 2 year-old a catalog on bacon.

  4. morethananelectrician / Aug 27 2009 5:44 pm

    Mmmmm. Bacon!

  5. Taoist Biker / Aug 27 2009 7:38 am

    Hmm. A Scotch catalog’s not a bad idea. I guess I could sign her up to be a Maker’s Mark Ambassador so she can get Christmas presents of old fashioned glasses, shakers, drink stirrers, etc…

  6. shmode / Aug 27 2009 7:29 am

    A bacon catalogue? Bacon … bacon. I just can’t get over the idea that people would sell bacon through a catalogue, because that means people are buying it by the butt load (*pun completely intended).

  7. crisitunity / Aug 27 2009 6:09 am

    Believe it or not, BF and I were nearly the recipients of specialty bacon out of one of those catalogs for Christmas one year. MM realized at the last moment how overpriced the bacon was, and also that we wouldn’t know what to do with 15 pounds of bacon that can’t be frozen, but it was a close one.

  8. Fawn / Aug 26 2009 11:05 pm

    And then a Scotch catalog! Sounds like the same market, don’t you think? One that Macy fits right into.

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