When in Vegas…

August 8, 2015

Even the Starbucks gets bling-y in Vegas.

Do You Wanna Go to Starbucks?

December 10, 2014

This parody of the Frozen song is hilarious. http://kisselpaso.com/frozen-parody-do-you-wanna-go-to-starbucks-perfectly-describes-adult-life/?trackback=fbshare

My Idea of Bliss

December 3, 2014

Nothing says Christmas and happiness in one efficient mix like a giant display of seasonally appropriate BUX cards. Why oh why did I have to go all the way down to North Carolina to find this??

Long Live the Reserve

August 26, 2014

There’s a new sheriff in town, Starbucks Reserve, a stylish (and somewhat pretentious) reno of the location in the gaybourhood – or maybe that’s completely appropriate….

Everywhere, everywhere

August 2, 2014

Garry secretly thinks now that he’s revealed there’s a Starbucks in his home town of Terrace, BC (population: 9,000) that I’ll agree to move here.

New Decorating Scheme at BUX

April 14, 2014

Apparently the Starbucks I discovered recently on Queen Street beside my new hair salon (incidentally about 1,000 times cooler than I am) is run by a local kindergarten.

New Lingo

February 15, 2014

The barista announced the drink ahead of me as being a “wet blah blah blah”. Huh? I speak fluent Starbuckese but I’ve never heard that one. Aren’t all drinks…wet?

Xmas at Starbucks

December 31, 2013

Is there anything more delicious than a choice of cards given as presents??

The Latest and Greatest

October 20, 2013

Just when you think downtown Toronto couldn’t use another BUX…one goes up at the corner of Bay and Charles.

Darkness in Calgary

October 2, 2013

That time of year when 6:30 am at BUX looks like midnight. *:( I blame it on Calgary.


August 7, 2013

Of course the sleeve in LA is pink. And of course they spell my name (shudder) with an ‘i’. I’m just grateful they didn’t do it with a heart.

A Day Without Starbucks…

July 28, 2013

We’re half an hour outside Saskatoon and there are NO stores here. It’s kind of like living back in…my childhood. There were no BUX then either.

Smug is the new black.

June 30, 2013

My husband’s barista is spoiling him. He sends me a picture of his drink EVERY day. Someone save me.

Chicago BUX

May 30, 2013

The view from a colleague’s boat ride up the canals of Chicago.

Ruby Tries Lemonade

May 6, 2013

A new convert…

BUX en Mexico

April 29, 2013

< Monterrey, Mexico - my swanky hotel has a beautiful Starbucks but it doesn't open until 7:00 am - and I am the only person there at that time. Not an early morning culture here.

Serves me wrong, serves me right

April 27, 2013

I was served an undrinkable Tazo Chai latte at the franchise BUX at the Chicago airport. She even remade it – still undrinkable. I have been unfaithful and paid for my sins.

BUX in America

April 17, 2013

90% of the Starbucks we visit here in Northbrook (the Newmarket of Chicago) have a drive-through. This truly is the Land of the Car.

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