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Posts Tagged ‘Starbucks’

A must read: A Gift of Hope

I recently read on the San Francisco Chronicle’s website,, about a book by Danielle Steel. Now when I was younger I read many of her romance novels. And then I kinda outgrew that phase. But the article that the Chronicle recently did on her latest book caught my eye and my heart. And I […]

Holiday treat minus the fat, calories

                                    Guest Post: Alicia I have an addiction to Starbucks eggnog lattes.  They are delicious and every November I look forward to buying my first eggnog latte of the year.  I think part of the appeal is because it’s seasonal […]

Stress eating

Today was a stressful day on a few levels. As I stated yesterday I am not hitting the gym this week in the hopes I take it easy I feel better quicker. But that also means I have to be much more careful in the caloric intake department. Things were going well until this afternoon. […]

A food intervention has begun

My caloric intake has been out of control lately. I have got to stop eating the way I have been lately or I am gonna have to buy bigger pants. And I don’t want that. (There has been lots of eating out, lots of bad food choices.) So today I got back to healthier and […]

Free pastry day

Tomorrow is free pastry day at Starbucks. Here is the link to the coupon if you would like it. I find it frustrating that Starbucks doesn’t have nutritional information for their goodies. They do for their drinks–which can be a rude awakening if you look up your favorite drink. After reading that information you may […]

Friday afternoon treat

So my friend Sue at work asked me if I wanted to go to Starbucks. I said no. Then I decided to go on their Web site and find the nutritional information for the drink I wanted and to make it manageable. I ordered a tall, nonfat vanilla creme, no whip. The amount of calories […]