You May Also Like

Your stepparents? Your siblings? Here’s the perfect gift for each type of Thanksgiving host

This savory ACV-squash salad is fall in a bowl—and so easy to make

It’ll be extra affordable for Amazon Prime members to gobble up Whole Foods’ turkey this year

This easy sweet potato side dish is Thanksgiving recipe gold

The healthy way Sophia Bush spends her down time

The latest Google Maps feature: Telling you how long the line is at the grocery store

10 thoughts you have while waiting in line at the grocery store


Pin It
Photo: Stocksy/Juri Pozzi
1/11

Depending on a combination of factors including where you live, what grocery chain you go to, and what time of the day you’re there—the food shopping experience can really lie anywhere between soothing and serene to a rage-inducing mob scene (especially when it’s rush hour and you’re trying to get your hands on a hot ticket item).

In those two to 15 minutes while you’re standing still in line, you just might start pondering things like the banality of existence (on a bad day) or get have the surprising and delightful experience of a brilliant where-did-that-come-from idea.

What other thoughts might pop up while you’re eyeing the produce, nut butter, and dark chocolate in your cart? Keep reading for the top 10.

Get Started
2/11

via GIPHY

1. This is what I get for going to Trader Joe’s at 6:15 on a Sunday night.

3/11

via GIPHY

2. Did I get enough almond nog? I hope so cause I can’t leave this line now…

4/11

via GIPHY

3. Should I switch lines? Is the other one moving faster?

5/11

via GIPHY

4. Why don’t I recognize any of the songs they’re playing?

6/11

via GIPHY

5. Is that my yoga instructor ahead of me or am I just intensely staring at and freaking out a random person?

7/11

via GIPHY

6. This person better not be trying to cut in front of me.

8/11

via GIPHY

7. I know that they put these snacks up here to trick me into buying them, but it’s working!

9/11

via GIPHY

8. Will eight avocados last me the entire week?

10/11

via GIPHY

9. Can I realistically carry all of these kombucha bottles home?

11/11

via GIPHY

10. Did I go overboard with the groceries? Oh well, guess I’m getting in some bicep curls today.

Drafting your grocery list? Here are some things you should think about stocking up on at Whole Foods and the cheapest day of the week to buy your avocados.