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Starbucks Midnight Mint Mocha Frappuccino

So I didn’t get the chance to try out the Unicorn Lemonade from Starbucks a couple weeks ago…boo. But when I heard about the Midnight Mint Mocha, I knew I wasn’t going to miss this one!! Mint + chocolate is a magical combination, and this frapp hit it out of the park. I will definitely get another one next week during their 1/2 price frapps happy hour. Really hope they add it to their permanent menu, since to me, this is WAY better then the Java Chip Frapp. If you love mint and chocolates, then be sure to give this one a try, before it disappears – like the elusive unicorn…

Cheers Everyone!! 🙂

Bark Thins Dark Chocolate Coconut with Almonds Snacking Chocolate

The name is a mouthful isn’t it?? But a flavourful one at that!! My hubby and I really enjoyed these. We love almost anything covered in dark chocolate though…especially coconut and almond!! They’re a great light snack when you’re craving chocolate but don’t want a lot. We’ll be enjoying these again sometime for sure. Grab a bag yourselves and see for yourselves…

Bon Appetit Everyone!! 🙂 

Starbucks Cascara Latte

When the Cascara Latte first came out, I was intrigued by the description…’subtle notes of dark brown sugar and luscious maple’. So we gave it a try. It wasn’t bad and they weren’t kidding when they used the descriptor ‘subtle’. Which was fine, because I don’t like super sugary lattes more then a couple times a year. The syrup they use is made from the dried fruit of the cherry, whose seeds become the coffee beans we know and love. I may try it again sometime, but I wouldn’t say it’ll be my go-to latte. The flat white still holds that spot for now!!

Cheers Everyone 🙂

Kellogg’s Pumpkin Spice Mini-Wheats

We bought these back in the fall of last year, when we saw them in the store. I love most things pumpkin spice, so it was a no-brainer to try them out!! And they didn’t disappoint!! Now, being that it’s ‘frosted’ it was on the sweet side, but it definitely had the pumpkin spice flavour I love. If you’re into pumpkin spice, like I am, I bet you’ll enjoy this cereal too!!

Bon Appetit Everyone 🙂 

Starbucks Tuxedo Mocha

This past week I saw a sign at a local Starbucks, for the Tuxedo Beverage Collection. It includes a mocha, hot chocolate and Frapp. It was for a limited time too, ending January 1st 2017. We decided to try the mocha, made from a combination of regular and white chocolate mochas and espresso. Topped with steamed milk, whipped cream, chocolate drizzle and chocolate shavings. I wasn’t sure if I would like it, since I’m not a huge fan of white chocolate. But I was pleasantly surprised. Would try it again. If you’re a fan of chocolate, I think you’ll like this concoction!!

Cheers Everyone 🙂

Tim Hortons Whoopie Pie Donut

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A few week’s back, we noticed Timmy’s had 3 types of sandwich-style donuts. So we decided to try the Whoopie Pie one. Sadly, I have to say it wasn’t anything special, with barely any whipped cream. Definitely not worth the extra change they charge for them, which sucks, because they looked good on the shelf…ah well.

Bon Appetit Everyone!! 🙂

Aroma Espresso Bar Ice Aroma

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This past week, we decided to finally try a beverage at Aroma Espresso Bar, located in our local mall. We chose to try the Ice Aroma, made with espresso, milk chocolate and milk…yum. This is the frozen version of their Aroma Coffee. We really enjoyed the creamy milk chocolate taste, and though it’s a bit pricey at over $4.50 for this regular size, we’d definitely have it again sometime. If you have an Aroma Espresso Bar in your area, I’d recommend you give it a try yourself.

Cheers Everyone!! 🙂