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

Starbucks Hack: Poor Girl's Soy Caramel Latte

Sometimes when I need more of a caffeine buzz, I like to drive through my local Starbucks and treat myself to an espresso overload....more

I have a confession to make

Funny Business: A Comedy Writer's Dream

I love when something is really funny and makes me lol or laugh out loud. Like when I'm watching Modern Family...what a trip that show is. And not to toot my own horn, but my recent parody videos on YouTube of Flo from Progressive, Kim Kardashian, and others have me laughing a lot. (Which surprises me, because I am my own worst critic). Jimmy Fallon just gives that look into the camera and I die; what is it about him that just reeks of funniness?? Physical comedy always gets laughs too like Amy Poehler in Baby Mama or Melissa McCarthy in various shows....more
MelissaLogsdon The coffee never gets cheaper and sometimes you have to buy it for others too! :)more

Starbucks' First Coffee Shop & A $50 Giveaway

The first time we visited Seattle, I had a list of places to go and things to see, and Starbucks’ first coffee shop in the Pike Place market topped that list. Being a huge coffee fan, and a regular Starbucks girl, I was super excited to check out the cafe for the first time. Located in the heart of the Pike Place Market in Seattle, Starbucks’ first location is a huge tourist attraction. However, there is one little secret about this coffee shop – it’s actually not the first Starbucks location. Did I blow your mind?...more