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My Whole 30 Journey: Day 13 Shepherd’s Pie and Unquenchable Thirst

If there was anything I didn’t expect from Whole 30, I didn’t expect to be this dehydrated. I’m tantalizingly close to two weeks, but I’m still feeling super thirsty no matter how much water I drink AND the break outs have continued. It makes me wonder if this whole diet thing is worth it. Maybe… Continue reading My Whole 30 Journey: Day 13 Shepherd’s Pie and Unquenchable Thirst


Starbucks Caramel Waffle Cone Frappuccino

The weather is turning warmer and Frappuccinos are coming back in style. Until May 15th Starbucks is having Frappuccino Happy Hours from 3pm to 5pm or 6pm if you’re a rewards member. They’ve brought back one of my favorite drinks, the S’mores Frappuccino, for the occasion. If you’d like to read more about that drink,… Continue reading Starbucks Caramel Waffle Cone Frappuccino


Starbucks Mango Cream Frappuccino and Changes to the Rewards System

Starbucks is offering the Mango Black Tea again in its stores ( I did a review of that drink which you can find here ).  But even better, that means that Starbucks offers mango syrup. This opens up a huge variety of new custom drinks, one of my favorites is the Mango Cream Frappuccino. It’s refreshingly fruity… Continue reading Starbucks Mango Cream Frappuccino and Changes to the Rewards System

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Starbucks Cherry Blossom Frappuccino

Spring is almost here! The flowers are starting to bloom. Outside my office door the cherry tree is in bloom giving off it’s sweet perfume. Starbucks in Japan has traditionally served a Sakura (Cherry Blossom) Frappuccino at this time every year. But this drink has never been available in American stores, until now. For a… Continue reading Starbucks Cherry Blossom Frappuccino

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Starbucks Smoked Butterscotch Latte

Starbucks smoked butterscotch latte sounds so sexy. The Starbucks website describes this drink as “Notes of smoked butterscotch and a dash of spice intermingle with our full-bodied espresso, giving your morning latte a sophisticated new twist.” We’ve seen something similar to this drink before. Coffee Bean Tea Leaf offered a salted butterscotch latte last year (… Continue reading Starbucks Smoked Butterscotch Latte

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Starbucks Citrus Green Tea Latte

The holiday drinks have gone away. And new, light spring drinks are coming in. Starbucks is now offering the Citrus Green Tea Latte and the Smoked Butterscotch Latte. I have always loved the green tea Frappuccino and the matcha lattes that Starbucks offers. And I was really excited when Starbucks acquired Teavana and subsequently their… Continue reading Starbucks Citrus Green Tea Latte