‘Counting On’: Josh Duggar’s Wife, Anna, Reminded Everyone She’s Still Obsessed With This Food
We’ve learned a lot about some of our favorite Duggars on this season of Counting On. While Michelle and Jim Bob are still very much a part of the TLC series, it’s their kids who are in the spotlight — and we’re loving learning more about Jinger, Jessa, and Jana’s lives.
There are a few Duggars who are no longer a part of the show, however — and Josh Duggar is one of them. Due to his scandals of the past, he and his wife, Anna, aren’t on Counting On — but that doesn’t mean Anna doesn’t have a serious following. Anna keeps her followers updated with what’s going on in her life via Instagram. And her recent post just reminded everyone that she’s not over a classic Duggar snack the family’s talked about before.
The Duggars adore eating pickles for a snack
If there’s one food associated with the Duggar family, it’s pickles. Those who watched 19 Kids and Counting know Michelle had a tight grocery budget for her family when all of the kids were growing up. But it seems they were able to fit pickles in the budget as a cost-effective choice given that they could make them themselves.
In Touch Weekly reports Jessa has discussed why she thinks her family loves pickles so much, too. “The Duggars love pickles. I think it probably started that when my mom is pregnant she craves pickles, that is the one thing,” Jessa said on a 2016 episode of Counting On. “Every time we see her eating pickles we say ‘Are you pregnant?'”
There’s also a pickle-eating ceremony that occurs the first time a Duggar tries the snack. “Any time a family member tries a pickle for the first time, we always go around and take videos and pictures and everyone comes around to watch their facial expression,” Joy-Anna mentioned.
Anna Duggar just posted about pickles on her Instagram
It looks like Josh passed on the pickle tradition to Anna. The mom of five (soon to be six) posted a photo of one of her sons eating a pickle for National Pickle Day. “It’s #NationalPickleDay today!” Anna captioned her post. “Have you had your pickle yet?!!!”
Jill saw the post and reacted, too. “Yum!” she wrote.
Anna’s fans also had plenty to say about her pickle post. One of her followers questioned, “@annaduggar are there any Duggars who don’t like pickles?” And another wrote, “Another child of the dill.”
And Anna’s certainly not the only Duggar talking about National Pickle Day, either. “It’s National PICKLE Day!! Kind of a big dill around here! Tell us what your favorite types of pickles are in the comments!” the Duggar Family Instagram captioned their post of Jessa’s son, Spurgeon, with a jar of the pickles.
Could pickles be on the brain due to her current pregnancy?
Since Jessa noted years ago that Michelle’s pregnancy cravings may be the reason beyond the family’s obsession, it makes sense that Anna may be having similar cravings. Anna is pregnant with baby No. 6, and it seems she’s due quite soon. And considering neither Josh or Anna are on Counting On anymore, they’re not getting any of the money from the show, either. We wouldn’t be surprised if they’re feeding their five kids pickles as an inexpensive, nutritious, and delicious snack to keep their grocery costs just a bit lower, too.
Anna posted another photo of her family with a reminder in the caption that the new baby is due quite soon, too. And we can’t wait to hear all about another Duggar newborn when the child arrives. Given what we know about the family, we’re sure the little girl will grow up chomping on pickles just like the rest of them!
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