Today I enrolled a few family members to join me in a Starbucks lunch at the Mercer Island store before a meeting.
I had been talking about just how wonderful I thought the Turkey Rustico Panini was for the last week so that was on the menu as well as a Roasted Tomato & Mozzarella Panini, bananas, latte’s, San Pellegrini and a nice Goat cheese and Garden veggies Bistro box! What a lovely lunch we all had and everybody was in agreement on the Panini’s… wonderful!
This evening I tried to go back to something that I adore doing during the colder winter months… baking! I have been hesitant to bake because I often like to “try” the goodies I make but knew with this challenge that I had to just get the temptation over with and do it! And with today’s ultra-rainy weather I really got my mind fixed on using those browning banana’s in my pantry to make a few muffins for the kids.
I tried my hardest not to eat any of the baked items and instead took a couple of bites of my Starbucks Caramel Macchiato ice cream that I bought at QFC yesterday. I will admit to you all right now that I did indeed lick the batter-covered spoon, initially it happened out of bad habit… but it happened. I guess you can say that this was my first “Oops” moment of this year of eating/drinking only Starbucks. All I know is that I’m gonna have to be REALLY CAREFUL when I make cookie batter in the future… but maybe if Starbucks decides to make Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough ice cream then I might not be so tempted to lick those spoons?!by