Pink and yellow Marshmallow Peeps.
Pink and yellow Marshmallow Peeps. - 

I've been away, which is maybe how I missed this, but you know peeps? Those marshmallow bird things you get around easter?


The companies that makes them -- Just Born -- says starting May 1, they'll be available all year round.

"We're making every day into a holiday," a company official said.


Allow me to exercise the Marketplace host's prerogative, and declare it this week's sign that the apocalypse is upon us.

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