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Coffee Adventures

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Rolling Stones & Coffee “Rockin’ Morning, Champ”

Today’s coffee adventures includes an amazing, hand-me down from my boss, Rolling Stones 1972 Tour t-shirt and a hot frickin’ day. In New Orleans, it’s so hot. Like, I’m sitting in this office right now, sweating. I’m not moving period, but I’m sweating. Atleast, I have an awesome Bobbie Gentry Pandora station to help ease the heat ache!

Caffee Machiatto with Milk- Sweet Love

Today’s coffee pick is a Caffe Macchiato! It can either be a doube or triple shot of Espresso, infused with a small amount of milky foam on top!  “In Italian, Macchiato literally means ‘marked’ or ‘stained (with)’. This coffee is ‘marked’ by a drop of milk, which differentiates Caffè Macchiato from dark Caffè Espresso.Caffè Machiato has two variants: Caffè Macchiato Freddo (with cold milk) and Caffè Macchiato Caldo (with hot milk). Freddo is good if you are in hurry or can’t wait until your coffee gets to a drinkable temperature.”

For those interested, here’s the nutirional facts from StarBuck’s:

Nutrition Facts Per Serving (16 fl oz)
Calories 240 Calories from Fat 60
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 150mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 32g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A
10%
Vitamin C
2%
Calcium
35%
Iron
0%
Caffeine 150mg
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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Info for Yo’ Mama.

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Not really for your mother, but you know, it does sound catchy! So, I love coffee, but now that I’ve been on my Buff & Tough regime I try to avoid it or take it in small doses. I was browsing the Starbucks website and found a little nutrition breakdown on every thing they sell! I was stoked, needless to say. So, I figured I’d share. I know I hate consuming foods/drinks without knowing what it consists of. This is just a little teaser. The site has every option.

Brewed Coffee (these are fixed sizes, grande I believe)
  Calories Fat (g) Carb. (g) Fiber (g) Protein (g)
Bold Pick of the Day 5 0 0 0 <1
Caffè Misto
Clover® Brewed Coffee 5 0 0 0 <1
Coffee Traveler
Decaf Pike Place™ Roast 5 0 0 0 <1
Iced Coffee with Milk
Pike Place™ Roast 5 0 0 0 <1

Chocolate Beverages

  Calories Fat (g) Carb. (g) Fiber (g) Protein (g)
Hot Chocolate 300 9 47 2 14
Peppermint Hot Chocolate 360 9 63 2 13
Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate 360 9 66 2 13
White Hot Chocolate 410 12 61 0 16

Espresso Beverages

  Calories Fat (g) Carb. (g) Fiber (g) Protein (g)
Caffè Americano
Caffè Latte 190 7 18 0 12
Caffè Mocha 260 8 41 2 13
Cappuccino 120 4 12 0 8
Caramel Brulée Latte 300 3.5 59 0 7
Caramel Macchiato 240 7 34 0 10
Cinnamon Dolce Latte 260 6 40 0 11
Eggnog Latte 470 21 53 0 16
Espresso
Espresso Con Panna
Espresso Macchiato
Flavored Latte 250 6 36 0 12
Gingerbread Latte 250 6 37 0 11
Iced Caffè Americano
Iced Caffè Latte 130 4.5 13 0 8
Iced Caffè Mocha 200 6 35 2 9
Iced Caramel Macchiato 230 6 33 0 10
Iced Cinnamon Dolce Latte 200 4 34 0 7
Iced Flavored Latte 250 6 36 0 12
Iced Gingerbread Latte 190 4 32 0 7
Iced Peppermint Mocha 260 6 52 2 8
Iced Peppermint White Chocolate Mocha 400 9 72 0 10
Iced Pumpkin Spice Latte 250 4 44 0 10
Iced Skinny Flavored Latte 110 4 12 0 7
Iced Toffee Mocha 280 3.5 51 2 12
Iced White Chocolate Mocha 340 9 55 0 10
Peppermint Mocha 330 8 58 2 12
Peppermint White Chocolate Mocha 470 12 78 0 14
Pumpkin Spice Latte 310 6 49 0 14

 

One for the road: my pick of the week (with out the Monterey Jack)

Veggie, Egg and Monterey Jack Artisan Breakfast Sandwich

Veggie, Egg and Monterey Jack Artisan Breakfast Sandwich

Nutrition Facts Per Serving (121 g)
Calories 350 Calories from Fat 160
  % Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 170mg 57%
Sodium 610mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars <1g  
Protein 17g  
Vitamin A 15%
Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 30%
Iron 15%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

A HodgePodge of Goodies :)

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I’m just in a blogging mood these past few days…even though I have tons of work to do for school. Guys, when people tell you your senior year of college will be crazy, they meant it! Anyhow, as I promised here’s a fun little mixture of random tid bits that currently interest me.

 

How to ‘Burlesque’-Up

I’m in a burlesquing mood these days (okay, due to Cher/Christina Aguleria’s new movie); here are a few tips from stylist Rachel Zoe on how to add a little splash of Burlesque to your look.

A.) Pearls and Feathers add a lovely taste!

B.) Leather

C.) Red Lips

D.) Lace

E.) Your ‘WERK’ Heels

(Forever 21)

Fendi - Belted Peplum Leather JacketRobert Rodriguez - Seamed Leather Dress

Blank Denim - Cropped Leather Skinny Jeans(Marc Jacobs)

(Yves Saint Laurent Rouge VolupteNARS Velvet Matte Lip PencilCoverGirl Continous Color Lipstick in Really Red)

Bisou Bisou 'trista'Black Leather Platform Heeled Booties With Side Lace UpFall's Best Booties – A Shopping Guide At Every Price Point

 

(Here’s a list of the things I give a 2 thumbs up to!)

For Colored Girls– This movie is such a wonderful blend of artistic beauty, with its fusion of amazing acting, poetry, dialgoue, human struggles, and human triumphs! Def. a must see. It was originally a play consisting of poetry!

Rain Boots, seems like I’m using these now more than ever around here.

Starbuck’s Pumpkin Spice Latte, what a warming way to get in the holiday spirit! Of course, I order this with nonfat milk and no whip. But, if you want to splurge every now and again go for it!

Chapstick and  Petroleum Jelly, I prefer Burt’s Bees or Lipsmackers and the PJ is cheap but oh so effective!

 

Kathy Griffin as Cher 🙂

 

Newly purchased books! Oh, how I am so addicted to book shopping!

 

Christina Perry’s Jar of Hearts video- this is so beautiful and tremendously captivatingly alluring. The video is so artistic, and from a dancer/choreographer POV it’s just simple in the most natural, glorious way! I love this so much; the song is lovely and identifiable!

 

Alanis Morissette’s “Not As We”: she’s gorgeous, simple yet complex, and honest as nature’s winds. This is such a laid back, contemporary tune. I love it and the video is just full of gorgeous scenary.

 

 

My Lovely Disorganized Cognitions

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This week has been eventful! I’ve had two exams, stayed up (studying) for over 48 hours,becoming a regular at a cool little coffee shop, admired the beginnings of the fall winds dancing along the spines of many leaves, and consumed more coffee than StarBucks can serve in one day..

5SummerSunandFallLeaves.jpg Summer Sun and Fall Leaves image by blayderboi89

..phew..

and I re-read Marya Hornbaucher’s Wasted; oh, how I love that wonderful piece of literary art! I love my ear-clipped, coffee splattered, tattered, pen/highlighter markings that accompany the pages. Anyhow, today was my fiance’s 26 birthday, it was warmly delightful complete with silly string, letter candles, my mommy’s home made chocolate praline cake and baked spagetthi!

 

Pumpkin painting, dance teaching, facebooking,browsing post secret, developing a strange fascination for insomnia, consuming a dreadful hunger for an array of fashion magazines, oh and did I mention saving 2 friends from going to jail? All in a day’s work.

 

Who could ask for more, right?