How to make a Caramel Frappuccino

(I had to look up how to spell that) I’m sure the sum of ingredients cost more than $5 but they make like 50 drinks instead of just paying $5 for each drink like you would at Starbucks (or pretty much any coffee shop because they’re all just as if not more expensive) What you need: ~1-2 cups ice super strong coffee or 1 double shot espresso almond milk (or milk) 2 tsp white sugar caramel sauce ~1/16 – 1/8 tsp xanthan gum (optional) Step 1: Make your espresso (or coffee) Step 2: Get the ice out of the freezer … Continue reading How to make a Caramel Frappuccino

Why you should go to the park after work

Because in elementary school we would try to convince the teacher to teach us outside since it was a nice day and they only acquiesced once. And because if you have an office job you were probably stuck in a cold office staring at a computer all day while the sun and the birds were outside having a marvelous time. Normally from 7-8 pm I would watch a few YouTube videos while scrolling mindlessly on my phone to avoid the idea of working extra even though it’s after work hours and I should stop working… and then feel guilty for … Continue reading Why you should go to the park after work

Sand Creek Park – Highlands Ranch Colorado

This is my review of Sand Creek Park in Highlands Ranch Colorado (in terms of picnic-worthiness) https://highlandsranch.org/sand-creek-park/ It’s a bit hard to find the parking spots but there’s about 4 spots in a residential neighborhood near the point where Google Maps leads you Oh look it’s those cucumber sandwiches I made in the previous post. cuteness: 5/5 – cute bunnies nearby and some hummingbirds. Not too many people pass by. My friend joined me later in the afternoon ~ I’m pretty sure that sitting in a park and doing nothing is the secret to happiness. Highly recommend. Dolce far niente! … Continue reading Sand Creek Park – Highlands Ranch Colorado