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12 Things We Loathed As Kids But Think Are Awesome Now

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It’s funny how time can change perspective. There are things we loved as kids, but are not so fond of now, but what about the opposite? Here are 12 things we couldn’t deal with as kids, but now love as adults. How many do you identify with? We are partial to naps…

Baths and Showers

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There was something about being told to go take a shower or bath when we were a kid. You’d think the water was poisonous or something. And yet, we loved to swim. Kids don’t always make sense.


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Olives are one of those foods that some kids grow to love. And some people never grow to like! Salty, tangy, briny. If you love ‘em, you love ‘em. We have a Chicken with Artichokes & Olives dish you should try!


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Same thing with mushrooms. Most kids we spoke to said it’s the “icky” texture. They think they are slimy. And yet, they would pick up a snake or a snail. Go figure. Get this recipe for easy Marinated Mushrooms.

Staying Home

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When you are a kid, you want to get out there and explore the world. Staying home was BORING. As an adult, in our busy lives, getting to stay home is a gift.


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Same thing with naps. As a kid you feel like you don’t want to miss out on a minute of the day. As an adult, if only you could miss about 30 minutes every day!

Girls & Boys

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Whether you are a girl or boy, like girls or boys, or fall somewhere on a spectrum, when we are kids, we often suppress the attraction. We pretend to not like the actual thing we like. Once again, kids don’t always make sense.


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Kids want to play. They want to go to the park. A friend’s house. A movie. DO SOMETHING every moment of the day. We adults crave solitude. Give us peace and quiet!


low FODMAP Grilled vegetables on a large platter, held by a woman in a dress
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Not all kids hate vegetables, but enough do that it is a common cliché. We don’t all grow out of our dislike, but many kids wouldn’t get caught eating asparagus, and now as adults we will pay extra at a restaurant for the opportunity. Try our Grilled Vegetables. The kids might even like them!

Clothing Shopping

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Our parents DRAGGED us clothes shopping. It was boring. It was a necessity. UGH. As adults, seeing that we get to choose what we buy, it can be fun, and downright exciting.


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Coffee is one of those acquired tastes. At first it is bitter and disgusting. Then we cannot start the day without it. How about a homemade Frappuccino? You can add vodka, or leave it out.

Horror Movies

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Horror movies are just way too scary for some kids. Then, as adults, we love that adrenaline rush.


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Ah, as harried adults we look forward to bedtime! As a kid, we tried to stay up as long as possible. What were some of your excuses?

18 of the World’s Deadliest Foods: How Many Are You Eating?


Whether you eat to live, or live to eat, let’s make sure you live to see another day! These are some of the world’s deadliest foods. They can bring on extreme symptoms, ranging from paralysis to seizures, choking and even death, so don’t go tucking these into your lunchbox. Click for 18 of the World’s Deadliest Foods: How Many Are You Eating?

10 Of The Worst Tasting Drinks People Pretend To Like

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Hold onto your taste buds, because we’re about to embark on a flavor-filled adventure through the realm of beverages! Sure, we all need water to survive, but let’s be real – drinks are so much more than just basic hydration. Recently, the question of which beverages people secretly think taste awful sparked a fiery debate. Boozy elixirs, non-alcoholic refreshments, and everything in between were thrown into the mix. Brace yourself as we unveil the truth behind the drinks we pretend to love. Get ready for a wild ride of taste revelations! Read 10 Of The Worst Tasting Drinks People Pretend To Like

14 Of The Craziest Hacks People Use Mayonnaise For – Even In The Bedroom!

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After you click through this slide show you will never look at a jar of mayo the same way again. Trust us. Click for 14 Of The Craziest Hacks People Use Mayonnaise For – Even In The Bedroom!

19 Of The World’s Most Overrated Foods

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We have foods we love, and those we won’t touch. We all have our own likes and dislikes, but what are the most overrated foods? That was the question posed on this Reddit thread by Even_Cause_3478. There were a lot of opinions. Some made sense to us, and some were things we had never thought of before!

What is the most overrated food in your opinion?

Click for 19 Of The World’s Most Overrated Foods

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