Tag Archives: Starbucks

Pumpkin Chai Apple Smoothie

First of all, this is not a Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino. Looking for enough sugar to send your body into a diabetic coma? Please look elsewhere. It was Labor Day weekend 2018 and we were trying to have a yard sale. We were also starting our Labor Day Party early by day drinking on the …

A Stupid Beautiful Morning @Snow Forest

Today was a fantastic gorgeous fall day to hit the trails of Big Bear Lake. We had a fantastic morning indulging in a few of my true loves; hiking with the pups, a little trail running and some outdoor fitness. Sometimes while living in a ski resort town you find yourself using words like “stupid beautiful” Today …

A Delicious India Vada with Sweet Potatoes, Chilies and Curry Leaves

Only in India can you get fingerprinted and buy a chicken all at the same store. As we traveled the highways and back roads of southern India I was lucky enough to try my first India vada at the same little shop and I was hooked. Welcome to the back roads of India. These roads are framed by …

Philly Cheesesteak with Caramelized Onion Soup

      I’m sitting in a Starbucks Airport in Honolulu sipping a Cappuccino and waiting for that Hawaiian sun to rise. It’s December 31st, 2015 and this was how I began my New Year’s Eve morning. A New Year’s Eve that ended with me sleeping on the floor of the Sydney Airport one flight …