Weekend Wrap Up – Fourth of July

This weekend was an extended holiday weekend for most Americans as last Thursday was the Fourth of July.

We ventured down to our home-away-from-home the family farm and came across some new Starbucks items…

Starbucks on Amtrak

First was another wonderful trip on Amtrak and even though it’s not too much of a hassle to stock up on Starbucks beforehand I REALLY wish Starbucks would get a presence on Amtrak eventually!  Hey, if there is a Starbucks on a cruise ship… why not a beautiful, Coast Starlight Amtrak train trip?!  Heaven only knows how many passengers I have had comment on how they wish they had some Starbucks for their train trip too!

After we arrived on Friday July 5th I immediately found a new Starbucks Discoveries Iced Cafe’ Favorites on the shelves of my go-to grocery store, the Centralia Safeway (which I think is a test market store).  I asked my social media channels (Twitter, Instagram, FB, etc.) if others had seen them and the consensus was they were new, so I took a couple home to try.  I have to say that they are a lovely tasting family sized option that saves you money on the individually packaged ones and they are ONLY 120 calories per serving which keeps my bikini-goal this summer in check!  I would recommend trying their cool, low-calorie option for sure during these warm summer months.

Starbucks Discoveries

We enjoyed our weekend full of sunshine, family, more than enough fireworks and of course mommy’s favorites… bonfires, Ukulele’s and Starbucks!

Starbucks bonefire

I did stop by the small Starbucks inside the ever-popular Great Wolf Lodge.  Though they didn’t carry the extensive menu options I’m used to they are a quick stop from the farm and it’s always fun to experience the people-watching of the GWL while you wait for your frapp.

When there I did come across a very cute child’s milk container (or “moo-gnificent”) organic option that I don’t remember seeing before.

My youngest enjoyed this MOO-gnificent option tremendously!

Starbucks kids moo-gnificent milk

This week is all about Mommy preparing for two busy weeks of Starbucks visits from Winter then a Tazo Tea party and another visit from Dylan from 5 Awesome Baristas.

WOW!  July is already filling up with all the Starbucks summer events happening!

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  1. Yves says:

    Hello, last week-end in Switzerland was standard, excepted Wednesday, I attended The Boss’ (Bruce Springsteen) concert in Geneva…Great, what a pleasure !!!!

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