Why we text

Headed to market. Need anything?Bread. French not sourdough, yogurt, StarbucksMake coffee at homeJust bring me oneVentiTexting has become the lifeline between me and my husband. At first it was just during work hours when we would tap out sentences to one another between the hours of 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m., keying one another into our daily happenings....more

Race, Starbucks & Foster Care

Earlier this year, Starbucks Corp. CEO Howard Schultz pulled the plug on his company’s in-store initiative that encouraged baristas to write “Race Together” on cups and talk about race relations with their customers....more

Why I Support The Race Together Initiative

Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks,  recently announced the company's newest initiative. Starbucks and USA Today have partnered to "stimulate conversation, compassion and action around race in America".  The initiative has been widely discussed, debated, supported and thrashed in the media and in various social media outlets.  ...more

2 Ingriedient Frappuccino

Check out our post for this protein rich drink that is waistline and budget friendly! http://almondandoat.com/2015/03/17/2-ingridient-frappuccino/...more

Stuttering at Starbucks

(image: Starbucks.com)Stuttering might keep me skinny. Read on....more

Some Mug Lovin'

Have you had a chance to check out the 'Tis the Season Mug Swap 2014 that I am hosting with Katie at Cup of Tea? If not, do it! You won't be sorry. And hey, you may even get me as your swap partner. ...more

Do You Have a Starbucks Boyfriend?

I have a boyfriend. It’s just he doesn’t know we’re an item. Our relationship is special in that we only exist within the walls of Starbucks, where he works as a barista. ...more
When I was 17, I had a massive crush on the local coffee house barista. He looked like a model; ...more

Dear Coffee Cup, Thank you for never talking back ...

“Thank you.”...more