One thing I did buy that I've never had before in my life(!) is eggs... I've had eggs before, but I've never had brown eggs. Brown eggs just mean that they came from brown chickens (which I learned watching Modern Marvels: Breakfast Tech). I think they are prettier brown! :)
And my favorite thing right now to make with eggs is an english muffin with peanut butter and egg.
Friday night we had crazy rainfall here. There was even some flash-flooding around the area. This was the rain pouring off the roof on my porch: