Wednesday, March 4, 2009

In Search of Chai Lattes

It opened finally. We now have a Starbucks within 15 minutes walking distance from our house. Yesterday, needing a few groceries, we took full advantage of another sunny day and headed out. We picked up Thyra at the bus stop on the way, and then it was just a hop, skip and a jump or two before we were sipping away. It felt oh-so-urban to be imbibing luxuriously-priced drinks at the neighbourhood cafe.  And, in true neighbourly fashion, we even ran into a couple of friends.

Total round trip took two and a half hours, including toddler meanderings, lengthy coffee break and acquisition of food items for supper. Total cost was well over $100 by the time we purchased our groceries, paid for our caffeine fix and settled on a bag of Sumatra Decaf coffee beans for the good man at home.

I can see this is going to be a dangerous new world.

Photos courtesy of my iPhone!


Cody, Amanda and Kade said...

Cute pics...
Could get expensive...ha ha...ah well have fun on those little walks I definately need to start doing that more. I wish i had a starbucks within walking distance...although it might be bad :)
P.S. Love the new look on your blog. Very cute.

letisha said...

love the picture of Kashton sleeping in the stroll....
maybe i love it because i want to curl up in there and have someone walk/rock me to sleep.
wouldn't that be nice!?

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