Nonetheless, I couldn't leave without the reason that I was originally attracted to the store - a banana guard! The front window display featured fruit guards of all colours, so I went with a lime green Banana Guard. I am constantly pulling squished and bruised bananas from my laptop bags and purses. What a great idea!
You can buy the Banana Guard online, or check out the list of retailers. I paid $5.25 at the Paderno Factory Store, but here's a similar model from trusty home party standby - Tupperware!